The latest round of CPU introductions has clearly left its mark on this guide, since three of our four builds have gotten upgrades. (Spoiler: we now have AMD processors in two of those builds, including the $840 Utility Player.) Best of all, we were able to make these upgrades largely without hiking system prices.
We've also taken cues from our recent SSD coverage, outfitting some of our builds with Crucial's freshly released RealSSD C300 drives. The super-high-end Double-Stuff Workstation now packs a 256GB SSD in its default config. Read on for all the details.
Summer 2010 PC building guide at Tech Report
Posted on Saturday, July 10 2010 @ 5:27 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
The Tech Report has published its Summer 2010 system guide, you can check it out over here.