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Information to Help Select the Right Computer For You
Selection of articles and picks for best products to help assist readers on the proper selection of PC computers and parts to match their needs.

Monitors
PC monitors are peripherals that are required for all desktop PC computers and can be added as a larger display for notebook computer systems. In this section are a number of articles and reviews regarding PC monitors.

Discontinued Desktops
This is listing of older reviews for desktop computer systems that are no longer produced by their manufacturers. This information is for reference for those people that may be researching a used system.

Desktop and Laptop Computer LCD Monitor Buyer's Guide
Thinking of getting a new monitor for your personal computer? Check out these tips to help pick out the best display to meet your needs.

Alienware Aurora Performance Desktop Personal Computer Review
Product review of the Alienware Aurora performance desktop personal computer. (Dec 7 2009)

Dell Inspiron 23 (2350) All-In-One Review
Product review of Dell's latest 23-inch touschreen all-in-one system, the Dell Inspiron 23 (2350), that can fold back for easier use. (Jan 13 2014)

Acer Aspire AXC600-UR12P Slim Desktop PC Review
Review of the Acer Aspire ZXC600-UR12P slim desktop personal computer. (Mar 20 2013)

Best Budget PC Graphics Cards for Under $250
Selection of best PC video cards for under $250 for those looking to play PC games on a budget.

Desktop PCs
Desktop PCs are generally broken down into three distinct categories based upon prices and features. The three common breakdowns are budget (under $500), mainstream (under $1000) and performance (over $1000). Under the three different categories are a selection of current system reviews and a selection for the best systems that fall under the price range.

Picking a Tablet Based on its Operating System and Software
An article that takes a look at how the software on tablet PCs play a critical role in their experience and how consumers should evaluate which tablet may best suit them.

Home Theater PCs (HTPCs)
Selection of the best home theater personal computer systems for use with a home entertainment system.

Best IDE DVD Burners
Selection of the best internal DVD burners for personal computers that use the obsolete IDE interface.

Compaq Presario SR2000 - Compaq Presario SR2050NX Review
Product review of the Compaq Presario SR2050NX budget desktop computer system. (10/23/06)

ASUS Portable AiO PT2001-04
Product review of the hybrid ASUS Portable AiO PT2001 19.5-inch all-in-one desktop that can also act like a large tablet. (Sep 24 2014)

HP Pavilion Mini 300-20 Budget Mini Desktop PC Review
Product review of the affordable HP Pavilion Mini 300-20 desktop miniPC system and its pros and cons.

Acer Aspire V17 Nitro Black Edition 17-inch Gaming Laptop Review
Review of the Acer Aspire V17 Nitro Black Edition 17-inch gaming laptop with a thin profile and IPS display panel.

iPad Mini With Retina Display vs. Kindle Fire HDX 8.9-Inch
A comparison of the Apple iPad Mini with Retina Display and the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9-inch tablets to determine the best choice.

Reviews of Desktops, Laptops and Other Computer Parts
If you're in the market for a new PC (or want to build your own), you'll find reviews of computers (even new parts) to help you find the best one.

Choosing the Proper Display and Graphics on a Laptop
An article from the About.com PC Reviews Expert that looks at laptop graphics and displays to assist in the selection of a laptop computer system.

Chromebooks vs. Tablets
An article that looks at two very low cost computing platforms to help determine whether Chromebooks or tablets offer the better overall experience.

Computer Audio Basics - Digital Audio and Standards
A look at the basics of PC audio for those looking to use their computer for music, movies or games.

HP ENVY Recline 23-k100xt All-In-One Review
Product review of the new reclining display HP ENVY Recline 23 all-in-one desktop computer. (Jan 15 2014)

4K Displays Offer Great Picture But Steep Requirements
Article that looks at the upcoming rise of Ultra HD or 4K compatible computer displays on monitors and mobile computers and the implications it has for the hardware of existing PC technology.

DisplayPort - Next Generation Video Connector for PCs
An detailed look at how the DisplayPort connector from the VESA group for your PC can offer more than the existing HDMI connector used by most consumer electronics.

Refurbished Desktop and Laptop Computers
An article from the About.com PC Reviews Expert explaining the pitfalls and things to be aware of when considering the purchase of a low cost refurbished personal desktop or laptop computer system.

General Information About PC Hardware and Components
Information about the basic operation, technology and functionality of personal computer hardware. The links on this page will be a general overview of PC hardware and how to use that information when buying computer parts or systems.

Memory
Selection of articles and reviews about memory for desktop and notebook PC compatible computer systems by the About PC Hardware / Reviews Guide.

The 6 Best SSDs to Buy in 2016
Buy the best SSDs (1 TB, 250 GB, 500 GB, etc.) for your computer needs from top companies such as SanDisk, Samsung, Plextor, Transcend and more.

PC Enclosures, Power Supplies and Cooling
Articles and reviews on cases, power supplies and cooling products for personal computer systems.

Dell Dimension B110 Budget Desktop Computer Review
Product review of the Dell Dimension B110 budget desktop computer system. (4/11/06)

How PC Power Supply Efficiency Can Reduce Electricity Costs
Guide that looks at the efficiency of PC power supplies and what it means for energy consumption.

Discontinued Laptops
Laptops listed here are no longer produced by the manufacturers but may still be available in the second hand market. These reviews are listed for reference purposes.

HP Envy Dv6-7214nr 15.6-Inch Laptop PC Review
Product review of the HP Envy dv6-7214nr 15.6-inch laptop personal computer. (Dec 4 2012)

Essential Software: Security Applications
Article that examines the basic types of security software that users need to consider when purchasing a new PC computer with links to additional resources on anti-virus, firewall and adware removal software.

Essential PC Software: Productivity Applications
Article that examines the basic types of productivity software that users need to consider when purchasing a new PC computer with links to additional resources on spreadsheet, presentation and word processing software.

Tablet Display Guide
An article from the About Computer Reviews Expert that looks at how the display or screen of a tablet PC can make a huge impact on the experience and what to look for when consider buying a tablet PC.

HP Sure View Laptop Privacy Filters
A look at the HP Sure View privacy filter system offered on select systems and have it can help secure your system and keep your information private.

PC Gaming for Beginners - Hardware and Configurations
The Beginner's Guide to PC Gaming explains the essential components of a gaming computer and recommends appropriate gaming-computer choices.

The 6 Best Lightweight Laptops to Buy in 2016
Shop for the lightest laptops for work or home from the best companies such as Apple, Samsung, HP, Microsoft, ASUS and Dell.

Laptop Review: Lenovo G780
Product review of the Lenovo G780 17.3-inch desktop replacement laptop personal computer that features a low price tag. (Jan 31 2013)

HP ENVY 700-060 Desktop Personal Computer Review
Product review of the new HP ENVY 700-060 desktop personal computer. (Aug 21 2013)

Gateway One ZX6971-UR31P All-In-One Desktop Review
Product review of the Gateway One ZX6971-UR31P 23-inch all-in-one desktop personal computer with touchscreen. (Jan 23 2012)

Compaq Presario CQ61-420us 15.6-inch Laptop: Review
Product review of the Compaq Presario CQ61-420us 15.6-inch budget laptop personal computer using AMD processors. (Apr 7 2010)

Best Solid State Drives (SSD)
A selection of the best solid state drives (SSDs) for laptop and desktop computers based upon value, performance and capacity.

DIY: Budget Gaming PC Guide and Parts List
Want your of gaming PC but have a limited budget? Check out this guide which lists parts that can make one for under $800.

List of Parts to Build Your Own Desktop PC for $500
Looking to put together a desktop PC but not spend too much? This list of parts can help you put together a desktop system for around $500.

Desktop Video Card Buyer's Guide - PC Hardware
An article from the About PC Reviews Expert that looks at the specifications of video graphics inside desktop personal computers to make an informed purchasing decision.

Guide to Choosing Your PC Tablet Size and Weight
Article that takes a look at how size and weight play an important role in deciding to buy a tablet PC.

Gateway NE56R12u 15.6-Inch Laptop PC Review
Product review of the 15.6-inch NE56R12u budget laptop personal computer from the About.com PC Hardware / Reviews Guide. (Aug 6 2012)

Dell Inspiron 2200 14-inch Budget Laptop PC Review
Product review of the Dell Inspiron 2200 14-inch budget notebook computer system by the About PC Reviews Expert. (Oct 18 2005)

Computer Shopping at Costco - Pros and Cons
A look at pros and cons of computer shopping at the Costco warehouse retailer and their online store.

Best 27-inch LCD Monitors
A selection of the best 27-inch flat panel LCD monitors for personal computers based upon budget, features and tasks.

Best 24-inch LCD Monitors
Selection of the best 24-inch LCD computer monitors for a variety of uses and prices based upon the research and experience of the About.com PC Reviews Expert.

Sapphire NITRO+ Radeon RX 470 4GB
A look at Sapphire's NITRO+ version of the AMD Radeon RX 470 desktop PC graphics card. (Aug 15 2016)

Laptop PCs
Laptop PCs are generally broken down into five categories: budget (under $600), desktop replacements (large screens and near desktop performance), netbooks (very small and inexpensive), thin and light (systems weighing between 4 and 8 pounds) and ultraportables (weighing less than 4 pounds). Under each of these categories are reviews and selections for the best notebooks in that category.

Chromebooks
Reviews and articles on the new class of low power laptops that use the Google Chrome OS and online storage rather than a traditional operating system and offline features.

The 5 Best Laptops for College Students to Buy in 2016
Buy the best laptops for your college courses from top manufacturers such as Dell, Apple, Acer, Asus and Samsung.

Laptop Buyer's Guide - Finding a Laptop that Matches Your Needs
Looking to get a new laptop computer? Find out what things you need to consider to make sure you are getting a laptop that is right for what you need.

Gaming Computer Buyer's Guide - Desktops and Laptops
A buyer's guide explaining how to pick out the right gaming PC and what features to look for.

Desktop PC Buyer's Guide - Getting the Right PC for Your Needs
A product buying guide that examines the specifications to consider when looking at purchasing your next desktop personal computer system from your About.com PC Reviews Expert.

Should I Buy a Netbook Over a Laptop PC?
Answer to a frequently asked question at the About.com PC Hardware / Reviews site on whether or not to purchase a low cost netbook instead of a more expensive traditional laptop PC.

What is a Netbook and How Does it Differ From a Laptop?
An article from the About.com PC Hardware / Reviews Guide that takes a look at the trend of the new low cost netbook category of mobile computers and if they may be something you should consider for a PC.

What is a Chromebook?
A look at what exactly makes a Chromebook and how they differ from a traditional laptop personal computer or new mobile tablets.

Guide to Tablet Processors
An article from the About.com PC Hardware / Reviews Guide that looks at the various processor that can be found within Tablet PCs.

Laptop Memory Buyer's Guide
An article that looks at amount, type and speed of memory for laptop computers to give an informed decision on purchasing the right memory for their computing tasks.

What are SSHDs (Solid State Hybrid Drives)?
An article that looks at what SSHD (Solid State Hybrid Drives) are and what they mean for laptop and desktop computer storage.

Maingear Pulse 17 (2015) 17-inch Gaming Laptop Review
Product review of the 2015 Maingear Pulse 17 gaming laptop that is under an inch thick but features the GeForce GTX 970M graphics. (Jan 21 2015)

Desktop PCs Priced From $700 to $1000
Reviews of mainstream desktop PC compatible computer systems priced between $700 and $1000. These systems generally are geared towards those looking for more than a basic PC but not focusing on extremely high end performance either.

Cyberpower PC Gamer Xtreme 2000
Product review of the Cyberpower PC Gamer Xtreme 2000 gaming desktop system priced just over $900. (Feb 6 2015)

iBUYPOWER Battalion 101 P670SE 17-inch Thin Gaming Laptop Review
Product review of the iBUYPOWER Battalion 101 P670SE 17-inch gaming laptop that balances size and performance with a reasonable price tag. (Jan 16 2015)

Acer Aspire AXC-605-UR11 Budget Slim Desktop PC Review
Product review of the slim tower Acer Aspire AXC-605-UR11 budget desktop personal computer. (Mar 2 2015)

ASUS VivoPC-VM40B-02 Low Cost Mini-PC Review
Product review of the extremely low cost ASUS VivoPC-VM40B-02 desktop miniPC featuring Windows 8. (Mar 13 2015)

Small Form Factor Desktop PCs
Reviews of small form factor desktop personal computer systems. These are systems that typically are 50% or smaller than the average desktop computer system.

HP Pavilion x360 13z Touch Hybrid 13.3-inch Laptop Preview
Preview of the low cost HP Pavilion x360 13z Touch hybrid laptop. (Jul 23 2014)

ASUS X552EA-DH41 Laptop Review
Product review of the ASUS X552EA-DH51 15-inch laptop that can be found for around or under $400. (May 5 2014)

ASUS Chromebox M075U Review
Product review of the Core i3 based ASUS Chromebox M075U compact computing device. (Jun 18 2014)

Reviews of Desktop Replacement Laptop PCs
Reviews of desktop replacement laptop PC computer systems. These are systems that offer performance that is comparable to a desktop computer system but they are generally 17-inches or larger as a result of the extra space required to house the components.

Asus X75A-XH51 17.3-inch Laptop Review
Product review of the ASUS X75A-XH51 17.3-inch desktop replacement laptop personal computer. (Jan 23 2013)

ASUS X55C-DS31 15.6-inch Budget Laptop Review
This product review of the ASUS X55X-DS31 15.6-inch low cost laptop personal computer goes through the pros, cons, and specifications of the ASUS laptop.

Desktop Hard Drives Buyer's Guide
An article that examines the specifications for desktop PC hard drives to better understand the differences in hard drives for making an informed computer purchase.

How Fast Does Your PC Really Need to Be?
An article that looks at the state of PC computing and how most consumers probably don't really need a very fast PC to meet their needs.

What Are All-In-One Personal Computers?
A look at the all-in-one desktop computer system and its advantages and disadvantages when compared to desktop and laptop PCs.

Small Form Factor PCs
Article discussing the development of small form factor computers including desktop cubes and slim PCs. Also examines the advantages and disadvantages to small form factor computers. Page 2.

Small Form Factor PCs
Article discussing the development of small form factor computers including desktop cubes and slim PCs. Also examines the advantages and disadvantages to small form factor computers.

PC Gaming: Top 5 Myths
Do you really need the most expensive video card or fastest processor? The answer is no. Read the reasons why, and other common misconceptions.

Back to School Computer Buying Guide
Article examining what to consider when purchasing a personal computer for educational use by a student before they head back to school.

Is The Desktop PC Dead?
An editorial from the About.com PC Hardware / Reviews Guide that looks into the falling desktop PC market to see if desktops are really on their way out of the computer market or not.

Things To Consider Before Upgrading nn Older Desktop PC
Article examining the options available to people with older desktop computers by either upgrading the parts of the computer or through replacement.

HP 110-210 Budget Tower Desktop PC Review
Product review of the HP 110-210 retail desktop tower priced under $400 but has much more in common with a laptop. (Mar 9 2015)

CyberPowerPC FANGBOOK EVO HX7-200 17-inch Gaming Laptop Review
Product review of CyberPowerPC's NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M updated FANGBOOK EVO HX7-200 17-inch gaming laptop. (Jan 9 2015)

ASUS ROG G751JT-CH71 17-inch Gaming Laptop Review
Product review of the ASUS ROG G751JY-CH71 17-inch gaming laptop featuring an IPS display panel and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M graphics. (Jan 7 2015)

Falcon Northwest DRX (2015)
Preview of the Falcon Northwest DRX 17-inch gaming laptop that is available with some extremely unique customization options.

Lenovo H50-05 Budget Desktop PC Review
Product review of the Lenovo H50-05 budget desktop which is part laptop rather than desktop unlike many of their other H50 models. (Mar 11 2015)

Dell Inspiron Small 3000 (2015) Slim Tower Budget Desktop PC Review
Product review of the early 2015 edition of the Dell Inspiron 3000 Small budget slim tower desktop PC. (Mar 6 2015)

Dell Inspiron 15 3000 (3551) Budget 15.6-inch Laptop Review
Product review of Dell's Inspiron 15 3000 (3551) budget laptop system with a .85-inch thick profile. (Apr 6 2015)

Reviews of Budget Laptop PCs For Under $500
Reviews of budget PC laptop computer systems that can be found in the US market for under $500.

Best 17-Inch and Larger Laptops - Desktop Replacements
Selection of the best desktop replacement laptops featuring 17-inch and larger screens based upon the research and experience of the About.com PC Review Expert.

MSI GS60 Ghost-007 15.6-inch Gaming Laptop Review
Product review of the extremely lightweight MSI GS60 Ghost-007 15-inch gaming laptop. (Aug 27 2014)

HP ENVY 700-230 Desktop Review
Product review of HP's now modest HP ENVY 700-230 desktop computer with gesture controls. (Apr 14 2014)

Lenovo IdeaCentre A730 All-In-One Review
Product review of the 27-inch very high resolution equipped Lenovo IdeaCentre A730 all-in-one system. (Jan 22 2014)

Should Your Get a Tablet Instead of a Laptop?
An article that examines the differences between tablets and traditional laptops to help buyers figure out which one would best suit them for mobile computing.

How a Solid State Drive Differs from Traditional Hard Drives
Article from the About Computer Reviews Expert looking at the new solid state drive technology and how it will impact computers over the traditional hard drive.

Guide to the Different Types of Laptop Drives
An article that looks at the various hard drives, SSDs, CD, DVD and Blu-ray drives found in laptop PCs to help make an informed purchasing decision.

The 7 Best Webcams to Buy in 2016
Shop for the best webcams for video conferencing, gaming and more from top companies such as Logitech, Docooler, Microsoft and more.

External Desktop Graphics Systems for Laptops
Look at some of the various options consumers have for using a desktop graphics card in an external enclosure with a laptop computer for improved visuals.

EVGA GeForce GTX 1060 Gaming 6GB PC Graphics Card Review
Product review of the mainstream EVGA GeForce GTX 1060 Gaming 6GB PC graphics card. (Jul 25 2016)

CyberPower PC Gamer Infinity 8800 Pro Desktop Computer
Product review of the CyberPower Gamer Infinity 8800 Pro desktop computer for PC gaming by PC Hardware / Reviews contributing writer Chrisitne McKee. (Mar 15 2011)

Samsung BX2231 21.5" LCD Computer Monitor Review
Product review of the Samsung BX2231 21.5

CyberpowerPC Fangbook III HX6-200 15-inch Laptop Review
Product review of the CyberpowerPC Fangbook III HX6-200 15-inch customizable gaming laptop based on the MSI GE62. (Jul 13 2015)

Acer Aspire E5-573G-75B3 15-inch Laptop Review
Product review of the value Acer Aspire E5-573G-75B3 15-inch laptop that features a 1080p display and dedicated graphics for slightly more than their budget version. (Jul 6 2015)

Dell Dimension E520 Desktop PC Review
Product review of the Dell Dimension E520 budget desktop computer system. (10/24/06)

Guide to Desktop CD, DVD and Blu-ray Drives and Burners
An article that looks at the specifications of CD, DVD and Blu-ray based drives in desktop PCs to better understand them before buying a new computer.

DDR4 Memory
Article that looks at the fourth generation of double data rate (DDR4) memory that is making its way into desktop computer systems and laptops and what implications it has for consumers.

Best All-In-One Desktop PCs
Selection of the best all-in-one desktop personal computers for various uses and budgets.

Solid State Drive Buyer's Guide
A guide from the About.com PC Reviews Expert on how to properly select a solid state drive based on features and specifications for your personal computer.

The 9 Best Computer Monitors to Buy in 2016
Shop for the best computer display monitors for gaming, photography, movies and more from top manufacturers such as Acer, ASUS, BenQ, LG, HP and Samsung.

The 6 Best Computer Speakers to Buy in 2016
Buy the best computer speakers from top manufacturers such as Polk, KEF, Harman Kardon, JBL Logitech, Audioengine and more.

The 7 Best Chromebooks and Netbooks to Buy in 2016
Shop for and read full reviews for the best Chromebooks and netbooks from top companies like ASUS, Dell, Lenovo, Acer, Toshiba, HP and more.

Why Laptop and Tablet Running Times are Shorter than Advertised
An article that looks at the reasons why manufacturer battery life claims never equal real world usage and what users should be aware of when shopping for a laptop or tablet with long battery life.

Building vs. Buying a Personal Computer
Article discussing the advantages and disadvantages of building a desktop personal computer system from components versus buying a prebuilt system. Also has link to a signup for a 5-day e-mail course on building a personal computer system.

Lenovo IdeaPad Z710 17-inch Laptop Review
Product review of the Lenovo IdeaPad Z710 17-inch entertainment laptop. (Mar 10 2014)

Lenovo G410 Laptop Review
Product review of the full featured Lenovo G410 14-inch value laptop. (May 14 2014)

Dell Inspiron 3050 Micro Desktop Mini-PC Review
Product review of the new ultra low cost Dell Inspiron 3050 Micro desktop personal computer. (Jun 24 2015)

Different Ways To Connect Your Tablet Up To The Internet
A look at the various wireless networking features available on tablet computers.

ASUS G10AJ-004US Gaming Desktop PC Preview
Preview of the ASUS G10AJ-004US performance gaming desktop PC with a very unique feature. (Dec 3 2014)

Lenovo H30-50 Slim Desktop Tower PC Review
Product review of the Lenovo H30-50 slim desktop personal computer system with a quad core processor.

What Is Thunderbolt?
An article that looks at the new Thunderbolt interface technology from Intel and how it is looking to change how we think of computer peripheral interfaces.

Seven Ways to Save When Buying A Computer
Article from the About.com PC Reviews Expert that lists some of the various methods consumers can use to get a better price on their next desktop or laptop personal computer system.

AMD Radeon RX 480 8GB
Product review of the new budget oriented AMD Radeon RX 480 8GB PC graphics card. (Jul 8 2016)

Guide To Laptop Networking Features
An article from the About.com PC Reviews Expert that looks at the different aspects of networking available in laptop computers to assist users when buying their next laptop PC.

The 6 Best External Hard Drives to Buy in 2016
Backing up your songs, photos and files from your computer and laptop is easier with these durable, portable external hard drives.

The Best Desktop Performance 3D Video Cards
Selection of the best performance 3D graphics cards priced from $350 to $1000 for desktops PCs.

Guide to Memory for Desktop Personal Computers
An article that takes a look at the specifications for memory in desktop computer systems to help make an informed purchasing decision.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Founder's Edition Video Card Review
Product review of the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Founder's Edition graphics card. (Jun 27 2016)

Reviews on Thin and Light Laptop PCs
Reviews on the most common of laptop PC computers, the thin and light. These systems generally feature displays from 14 to 16-inches in size with a weight between 5 and 7 pounds. Very popular because of their mix of power and portability.

HP 2000t 15.6-inch Budget Laptop PC Review
Product review of the low cost HP 2000t 15.6-inch laptop personal computer. (Oct 22 2012)

New Razer Blade (2016) 14-inch Gaming Laptop
Review of the updated 2016 version of the Razer Blade 14-inch thin and light gaming laptop. (Jun 20 2016)

HP Chromebook 11 G3 11-inch Chromebook Review
Product review of the corporate and education version of HP's Chromebook 11 G3 11-inch laptop. (Apr 24 2015)

Best 14 to 16-Inch Laptop PCs That Are Thin and Light
Selection of the best laptop computer systems with displays between 14 and 16-inches for various prices and tasks.

Are Multiple Monitors Useful? - PC Hardware
An article that looks at what it takes and what reasons you might want to use multiple monitors on a single computer system.

The 5 Best Gaming Laptops
Play the best video games on these top gaming laptops from MSI, Acer, Asus, Razer Blade and more.

The 6 Best Mini PCs to Buy in 2016
Read full reviews and shop for the best budget, over-the-top and customizable Mini PCs from Asus, Acer, Intel, HP and more.

The 4 Best-Looking PCs to Buy in 2016
Read full reviews and shop for the top design PCs for gaming, 2-in-1 and multimedia from Alienware, Apple, Lenovo and Asus.

PC Gaming Desktops
Reviews of various gaming specific desktop personal computers written by Christine McKee, About.com's PC Hardware / Reviews contributing writer.

The 6 Best Gaming PCs to Buy in 2016
Read full reviews and buy the top budget, graphics, compact and design gaming PCs from Cybertron, MSI, Alienware and Lenovo.

The 5 Best Desktop PCs to Buy in 2016
Read full reviews and shop for the top desktop PCs for your home from Apple, Asus, Lenovo and Acer.

The 6 Best Laptops to Buy in 2016 for Under $500
Read full reviews and shop for the best laptops under $500, which include the Asus VivoBook E403SA, Dell Inspiron i3158-3275SLV, Asus E402MA and more.

Best PC Sound Cards
Looking to upgrade your desktop PC's audio? Check out this selection of internal PCI and PCIe audio cards

Determine if You Should Upgrade or Replace a Laptop
Article that takes a look into what options users have for upgrading their laptop PCs or whether it might be more useful to replace it instead.

The 5 Best Business Laptops to Buy in 2016
Buy the top laptops from Dell, Toshiba and Lenovo that are guaranteed to meet your business needs.

The 6 Best Portable Laptop Battery Chargers to Buy in 2016
Make sure your laptop never runs out of juice while on-the-go with these lightweight, portable chargers.

The 7 Best Laptops to Buy in 2016
Read full reviews and buy the best laptops for work, portability, gaming, battery life, graphic design, 2-in-1 functionality and more.

Lenovo IdeaPad Y410p 14-inch Laptop Review
Product review of the 14-inch Lenovo IdeaPad Y410p laptop. (Dec 11 2013)

ASUS VivoBook Q200E-BSI3T08 11.6" Laptop Review
Product review of the touchscreen equipped ASUS VivoBook Q200E-BSI3T08 11.6-inch laptop personal computer. (Mar 13 2013)

HDMI Digital Video Interconnect Standard and Computers
A look at the HDMI digital video interconnect standard, the standards and why you might need to aware of what version is on your PC and monitor to make sure they work properly.

What is SATA Express?
A look at the new SATA Express interface and how it can improve the performance of your next desktop computer system with faster data access.

Desktop Processor Buyer's Guide - CPU Performance
An article that takes a look at the various desktop PC processors on the market and breaks them down into four categories for a better understanding when selecting a new desktop PC.

Best Desktop Computers From $700 to $1,000
Selection of the best mainstream desktop personal computers systems for various uses priced between $700 and $1,000 based upon the research and experience of the About.com PC Reviews Expert.

Processors
Reviews and articles on the PC compatible central processor unit (CPU) by the About PC Hardware / Reviews Guide.

Laptop Processor Buyer's Guide - CPU Performance
Looking a buying a laptop? Check out this article to get an idea at what processors you should look at getting with it depending on your usage and the style of laptop you want to get.

Multiple Core Processors: Is More Always Better?
An article from the About PC Reviews Expert looking at what the implications are for the shift to multiple core processors by Intel and AMD and if having more cores is always beneficial for consumers in their personal computer.

What is a Hybrid or Convertible Laptop?
An article from the About.com PC Reviews Expert that takes a look at the resurgence of hybrid and convertible laptops and what they are.

Best Computer LCD Monitors for Graphics Work
A selection of various sized LCD monitors that are best suited for high detailed color graphics work based upon the research and experience of the About.com PC Hardware / Reviews Guide.

Best Desktop PC Blu-ray Drives
Selection of the best internal desktop Blu-ray drives from the About.com PC Hardware / Reviews Guide.

Maingear Shift Super Stock X99 Performance Gaming Desktop PC Preview
Preview of the new Intel Haswell-E based Maingear Shift Super Stock X99 performance gaming desktop personal computer. (Dec 15 2014)

VIZIO Notebook CN15-A5 15.6-inch Laptop Review
Product review of the 15.6-inch VIZIO Notebook CN15-A5 laptop personal computer from the About.com PC Hardware / Reviews Guide. (Dec 14 2012)

Essential Software: Multimedia Applications
Article from the About PC Hardware / Reviews Guide that examines some of the multimedia applications that users may either get with the purchase of a new computer or wish to add onto a computer purchase.

Gateway PC Support
Profile of the Gatewa Computers customer and technical support departments including surveys and ratings on their performance.

Acer PC Support
Profile of the Acer customer and technical support departments including surveys and ratings on their performance.

iBUYPOWER Revolt R570 Slim Gaming Desktop Computer Review
Product review of the slim iBUYPOWER Revolt R570 gaming desktop personal computer from the About.com PC Hardware / Reviews Guide. (Mar 21 2013)

Gateway NV77H05u 17.3-inch Desktop Replacement Laptop Personal Computer Review
Product review of the low cost Gateway NV77H05u 17.3-inch desktop replacement laptop personal computer from the About.com PC Hardware / Reviews Guide. (Jul 12 2011)

iBUYPOWER Battalion 101 W230SS 13-inch Gaming Laptop Review
Product review of the Clevo W230SS based iBUYPOWER Battalion 101 W230SS 13-inch gaming laptop. (Aug 1 2014)

Cyberpower PC Xplorer X3-9100 13-inch Gaming Laptop Review
Product review of the Cyberpower PC Xplorer X3-9100 13-inch gaming laptop based upon the Clevo W230SS chassis. (Jul 16 2014)

BIOS Settings - Accessing, CPU and Memory Timings
Article looking at how to configure the proper CPU and Memory BIOS settings on a newly constructed computer system from components by the About PC Hardware / Reviews Guide.

BIOS Settings - Drives, Boot Order & Clearing the CMOS
Article looking at how to configure the proper drive and boot BIOS settings on a newly constructed computer system from components by the About PC Hardware / Reviews Guide. Also includes information on how to clear the CMOS or BIOS settings. Page 2.

Avatar USA Gaming A1077 Desktop PC Review
Product review of the Avatar USA Gaming A1077 desktop personal computer from the About.com PC Hardware / Reviews Guide. (Feb 20 2013)

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Video Card Preview
Preview of the latest NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphics card based upon the high anticipated Pascal graphics core. (May 23 2016)

Top 30-Inch LCD Monitors (Review)
A selection of the best 30-inch LCD computer monitors from the About.com PC Reviews Expert based upon price, features and usage.

PC Hardware Glossary
A list of terms with their definitions frequently used to refer to various components or technologies behind PC computers compiled by the About PC hardware / Reviews Guide.

Best Small Form Factor PC System Desktops
Selection of the best small form factor PC systems available based upon the research and experience of the About PC Reviews Expert

Best Desktop CPUs Based on Budget and Performance
Selection of the best desktop CPUs from Intel and AMD in three categories as selected by the About PC Reviews Expert based upon experience and research. Categories for each brand include performance, value (<$250) and budget (<$100).

Best SATA DVD and CD Burner Drives
Selection of the best internal DVD burners available for a PC that use the SATA interfrace chosen by the About.com PC Reviews expert.

Reviews of Performance Desktop PCs
Reviews of high performance desktop PC compatible computer systems. These are the systems that feature top of the line components that provide the best performance albeit at higher prices.

All-In-One Desktop PCs
All-in-one PCs are a form of desktop computer that integrated the computer system into the same case as the computer monitor. These have been around for quite some time but their popularity has come and gone over the year.

Reviews of Desktops Under $400
Reviews of budget desktop PC compatible systems that can be found in the US. Budget systems are defined as those that cost under $400 without a monitor or $500 with a monitor.

PC Gaming Components
Reviews of various desktop and laptop components for personal computer gaming systems from About.com's PC Hardware / Reviews contributing writer, Christine McKee.

PC Gaming Laptops
Reviews of various computer gaming specific laptop personal computers from Christine McKee, About.com's PC Hardware / Reviews contributing writer.

Is a Touchscreen Really Necessary for Windows PCs?
An article that looks into whether one should consider purchasing a new Windows 8 based computer with a touchscreen from the About.com PC Hardware / Reviews Guide.

Graduation Computers
Article with advice for those looking to purchase a desktop or laptop computer system for a graduating student.

How Color Gamuts for LCD Monitors Can Make a Huge Difference
An article from the About.com PC Reviews Expert that looks into how an LCD's color gamut can impact how well it can represent real world colors for a computer system.

LCD Displays and Bit Color Depth
Article that explains how the depth of color that a PC LCD display supports can impact the color, speed and cost.

ATX12V vs. ATX Power Supplies - Desktop Computers
A look at the differences in ATX12V and ATX desktop computer power supplies.

CRT Versus LCD: Which Monitor Is the Best to Buy?
Article discussing the advantages and disadvantages of CRT and LCD based PC computer monitors to help in selecting the right type of monitor.

Dell Inspiron 15 (3520) 15.6" Budget Laptop - PC Review
Product review of the low cost Dell Inspiron 15 (3520) 15.6-inch laptop personal computer from the About.com PC Hardware / Reviews Guide. (Oct 18 2012)

Reviews of Ultraportable Laptop PCs
Reviews of ultraportable laptop PCs. These are systems that are generally under 4.5 pounds in weight and are around 1-inch thick. Screen sizes range from 11 to 13.3 inches. They can be as thin as a spiral bound notebook or a paperback book. They sometimes sacrifice features for portability.

Samsung 850 EVO 500GB SATA 2.5-inch SSD Review
Product review of the 500GB Samsung 850 EVO 2.5-inch SATA solid state drive for desktop or laptop computers. (May 6 2016)

Hard Drives
Selection of reviews and articles about products and storage technologies for PC compatible desktop and notebook personal computer systems by the About PC Hardware / Reviews Guide.

What is the M.2 solid state drive interface?
A look at the new M.2 interface and how it will reduce the size of laptops and boost SSD performance for any computer that uses it.

Digital Storm Krypton (2015) 17-inch Gaming Laptop Review
Product review of the Level 1 version of Digital Storm's Krypton 17-inch gaming laptop featuring the new NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M graphics. (Jan 12 2015)

Dell Inspiron 17 7000 Touch Laptop Review
Product review of the 17-inch touchscreen equipped Dell Inspiron 17 7000 Touch laptop. (Mar 3 2014)

ASUS ET2031IUK-01 20-inch All-In-One Desktop Review
Product review of the low cost ASUS ET2031IUK-01 20-inch all-in-one desktop PC. (Oct 1 2014)

Dell Inspiron 23 5000 Touch All-In-One PC Review
Product review of Dell's mid-range Inspiron 23 5000 Touch 23-inch all-in-one desktop personal computer. (Oct 13 2014)

EVGA GeForce GTX 970 SSC ACX 2.0+ 4GB Video Card Review
Product review of the EVGA GeForce GTX 970 SSC Gaming ACX 2.0+ desktop video card. (Apr 27 2016)

Best Tablets
Selection of the best tablet computers for various uses and budgets based upon the research of the About.com PC Reviews Expert.

Apple iPad Pro 9.7-inch Productivity Tablet Review
Product review of the new iPad Pro 9.7-inch tablet that offers many of the same features as the larger iPad Pro but in the same size as the previous iPad Air 2. (Apr 15 2016)

HP 110-010xt Customizable Budget Desktop Personal Computer Review
Product review of the customizable HP 110-010xt low cost desktop personal computer from the About.com PC hardware / Reviews Guide. (Sep 30 2013)

Dell Inspiron 660 Budget Desktop Computer Review
Product review of the low cost Dell Inspiron 660 desktop personal computer from the About.com PC Hardware / Reviews Guide. (Aug 21 2012)

Lenovo IdeaCentre K450 Desktop Personal Computer Review
Product review of the Lenovo IdeaCentre K450 desktop personal computer from the About.com PC Hardware / Reviews Guide. (Aug 26 2013)

What is Overclocking
An article that looks into the way to make adjustments in the clock speed of your computer's CPU or graphics to boost its performance.

Multiple Graphics Cards - Benefits and Disadvantages
An editorial from the About Computer Reviews Expert that looks at running multiple graphics cards for improved 3D performance and whether or not it really makes sense for consumers.

Graphics Cards are Useful for More than Just Graphics
An article from the About.com PC Reviews Expert that examines the trend in personal computers to use special graphics card processors to supplement a CPU for accelerated performance.

Reviews and Profiles of Tablets
Reviews of thin tablet based computers. These are ultrathin computers that share much in common with mobile smart phones and bridge the gap between phones and true ultraportable computer systems. They don't typically feature the performance and features to make them a stand alone computer but they do open up a whole new world of computing possibilities.

Computer Power Supply Wattage Ratings
An article from the About.com Computer Reviews Expert that looks at desktop PC power supplies and their wattage ratings and why they are important to ensure your computer runs properly.

Advertised vs. Actual Hard Drive Storage
An article that takes a look at the discrepancies in the advertised versus actual storage capacities for hard drives, CDs, DVDs and flash media from the About PC Reviews Expert.

ASUS G10AC-US010S Gaming Desktop Review
Product review of ASUS's first gaming specific desktop, the ASUS G10AC-US010S available for around $1000. (Apr 4 2014)

Acer Aspire AXC-603-UR12 Slim Desktop Review
Product review of the very low cost and slim Acer Aspire AXC-603-UR desktop computer system. (Jun 6 2014)

Lenovo H530s Slim Desktop Review
Product review of the budget version of the Lenovo H530s slim desktop computer. (Jun 16 2014)

Tablet Buyer's Guide - Matching a Tablet to Your Needs
Buying guide from the About.com PC Reviews Expert that looks at all the various aspects of a tablets to assist in selecting a tablet computer that best matches your needs.

The "What Computer Should I Buy?" Questionnaire


Desktop PC Component Checklist
A quick checklist of the core components required to build a desktop computer system from scratch. Includes a brief description of the components as well as links to more details on selecting the components.

Seasonic SS-660XP2 Platinum 660 Watt PC Power Supply
Product review of the Seasonic Platinum 660 watt (SS-660XP2) modular desktop personal computer power supply. (Dec 21 2015)

Computer Gift Guides
Looking for the perfect gift for someone who is into computers? Check out these various ideas for computer related gifts for people based upon the various interests they may have related to using a PC.

Personal Computer Manufacturer Support Profiles
Profiles of the various customer and technical support offerings from the major PC manufacturers. Includes information on how to contact them electronically or via the phone as well as customer service ratings and survey results if available.

About.com Reader Choice Awards
A listing of the About.com Reader's Choice Awards that have been conducted via the PC Hardware / Reviews site pertaining to laptops, desktops and monitors.

What Are 2-in-1 Computers or Hybrid Tablets?
2-in1 computers are the latest trend for mobile computers, but what exactly are they and how do they differ from a traditional laptop or tablet?

Samsung Galaxy TabPro S 12-inch 2-in-1 Windows Tablet Review
Product review of the Samsung Galaxy TabPro S 12-inch 2-in-1 tablet from the About.com Computer Reviews Expert. (Mar 28 2016)

ASUS A52F-X3 15.6-inch Budget Laptop Personal Computer Review
Product review of the ASUS A52F-X3 15.6-inch budget laptop personal computer from the About.com PC Reviews Expert. (Oct 7 2010)

HP ENVY 17t-j100 Leap Motion 17-inch Laptop Review
Product review of HP's Leap Motion integrated version of the ENVY 17-j100 17-inch laptop. (Mar 7 2014)

Maxtor DiamondMax Plus 9 160GB SATA Hard Drive Review
Product review of Maxtor's DiamondMax Plus 9 160 GB Serial ATA hard drive from the About PC Hardware / Reviews Guide.

Computer Audio Basics Part III - Interconnects
Part three of a four part series on the basics of computer audio. This section looks at the type of connectors used to bring the audio from the computers to speakers and the advantages and disadvantages they bring.

IBM Thinkpad R40 15-inch Laptop PC Review
Product review of the IBM ThinkPad R40 thin and light notebook computer from the About PC Reviews Expert. (Nov 13 2003)

Personal Computer Review: ASUS Essentio M51AC-B07 Desktop
This desktop computer offers some high general performance but few features. Read a description, the pros and cons, and a full review.

Dell XPS 8700 Desktop Personal Computer Review
Product review of the Dell XPS 8700 desktop personal computer from the About.com Computer Reviews Expert. (Aug 19 2013)

Acer Predator G3-605-UR38 Gaming Desktop Review
Product review of the affordable Acer Predator G3-605-UR38 gaming desktop personal computer. (Apr 2 2014)

Digital Storm Vanquish II (Better) Gaming Desktop PC
Product review of the Digital Storm Vanquish II (Better) preconfigured gaming desktop PC. (Apr 11 2014)

Alienware 15 (2015) 15-inch PC Gaming Laptop Review
Product review of the base version of the Alienware 15 gaming laptop system. (Jul 8 2015)

Lenovo Y50 Touch 15.6-inch Laptop Review
Product review of Lenovo's Y50 Touch 15.6-inch gaming and multimedia laptop. (Jul 11 2014)

Toshiba Satellite S50-AST3GX1 15.6-inch Laptop Review
Product review of the 15.6-inch Toshiba Satellite S50-AST3GX1 laptop. (Dec 16 2013)

HP Omen 15-5110NR 15-inch Gaming Laptop Review
Product review of the HP Omen 15-5110NR 15-inch gaming laptop that hopes to revive HP's PC gaming business. (Jul 20 2015)

Dell Inspiron 15 5000 Touch 15.6-inch Laptop Review
Product review of Dell's mid-range Inspiron 15 5000 touch laptop. (Aug 23 2014)

Origin PC New EON15-S (2015) 15-inch Gaming Laptop Review
Product review of the 2015 updated Origin PC New EON15-S 15-inch gaming laptop personal computer. (Jul 25 2015)

Acer Aspire V3-572G-70TA 15.6-inch Laptop Review
Product review of the affordable Acer Aspire V3-572G-70TA 15-inch laptop featuring NVIDIA graphics and a high resolution display. (Aug 11 2014)

Acer Aspire V3-371-56R5 13-inch Laptop Preview
Preview of the Acer Aspire V3-371-56R5 13.3-inch laptop computer that retails for around $700 from the About.com PC Reviews Expert. (Jul 21 2014)

2014 Razer Blade 14-inch Gaming Laptop Review
Product review of the 2014 Razer Blade 14-inch gaming laptop with ultra-high resolution touchscreen display. (Aug 29 2014)

ASUS N550JK-DS71T 15.6-inch Laptop Review
Product review of the general purpose ASUS N550JK-DS71T 15.6-inch laptop from the About.com PC Reviews Expert. (Aug 15 2014)

2014 Apple MacBook Pro 15 with Retina Display 15-inch Laptop Review
Product review of the 2014 refresh of the Apple MacBook Pro 15 with Retina Display. (Aug 13 2014)

HP Pavilion 15-p011nr
Product review of the AMD quad core CPU and Radeon R7 graphics based HP Pavilion 15-p011nr laptop. (Aug 22 2014)

Toshiba Satellite Radius P50W 15-inch Convertible Laptop Review
Product review of the Toshiba Satellite Radius P50W, a 15-inch convertible laptop. (Sep 3 2014)

HP ENVY 23xt Beats Special Edition 23-inch all-in-one PC review
Product review of the HP ENVY 23xt Beats Special Edition customization all-in-one desktop personal computer. (Oct 15 2014)

Alienware 14 Gaming Laptop Review
Product review of the redesigned Alienware 14 gaming laptop from Dell. (Dec 6 2013)

Samsung ATIV One 7 DP700A7K-K01US 27-inch All-In-One Review
Product review of the 27-inch Samsung ATIV One 7 DP7000A7K-K01US all-in-one system with a curved display. (Aug 21 2015)

Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Laptop Review
Product review of the Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Series Touch laptop. (Dec 9 2013)

MSI AG270 2QC 3K-001US 27-inch Gaming All-In-One PC Review
Product review of the 27-inch MSI AG270 2QC 3K-001US all-in-one desktop personal computer design for gamers. (Aug 19 2015)

Acer Aspire AZS600-UR308 23-Inch All-In-One PC Review
Product review of the touchscreen based Acer Aspire AZS600-UR308 23-inch all-in-one desktop personal computer from the About.com Computer Reviews Expert. (Jan 7 2012)

ASUS ET2220IUTI-B019K 21.5-inch Touchscreen All-In-One Desktop Personal Compurer Review
Product review of the ASUS ET2220IUTI-B019K 21.5-inch touchscreen all-in-one desktop personal computer from the About.com Computer Reviews Expert. (Jan 8 2012)

Gateway One ZX6980-UR308 23-inch Touchscreen All-In-One PC Review
Product review of the Gateway One ZX6980-UR308 23-inch touchscreen all-in-one desktop comptuer from the About.com PC Hardware / Reviews Guide. (Jan 10 2012)

HP ENVY TouchSmart 15-J050us 15.6-Inch Laptop Review
Product review of the HP ENVY TouchSmart 15-j050us 15.6-inch touchscreen laptop personal computer from the About.com PC Hardware / Reviews Guide. (Jul 22 2013)

Dell 2013 Inspiron 15R Touch 15.6" Laptop (Review)
Product review of the 2013 Dell Inspiron 15R Touch thin and light laptop personal computer from the About.com PC Hardware / Reviews Guide. (Jul 19 2013)

Toshiba Satellite P55t-A5202 15.6" Laptop (Review)
Product review of the touchscreen based Toshiba Satellite P55t-A5202 15.6-inch laptop personal computer from the About.com PC Hardware / Reviews Guide. (Jul 29 2013)

Lenovo Horizon 2 27-inch Hybrid All-In-One Desktop Review
Product review of Lenovo's Horizon 2, a 27-inch all-in-one systems that also doubles as a table PC for family entertainment. (Oct 17 2014)

MSI AG240 23.6-inch Gaming All-In-One Desktop PC Review
Product review of the MSI AG240 23.6-inch all-in-one desktop computer designed for PC gaming. (Oct 20 2014)

Acer Aspire AZ3-615-UR14 23-inch Touchscreen All-In-One PC Review
Product review of the 23-inch touchscreen Acer Aspire AZ3-615-UR14 all-in-one desktop personal computer. (Oct 10 2014)

ASUS ET2322IUKH-01 23-inch All-In-One Review
Product review of the 23-inch mulittouch ASUS ET2322IUKH-01 all-in-one desktop computer. (Jan 10 2014)

Sony VAIO Tap 21 Hybrid All-In-One Review
Product review of the 21-inch Sony VAIO Tap 21 hybrid all-in-one computer. (Jan 27 2014)

Dell Inspiron 20 3000 20-inch All-In-One Desktop Review
Product review of the Dell Inspiron 20 3000 non-touchscreen budget all-in-one desktop computer. (Oct 6 2014)

Lenovo C260 20-inch All-In-One Desktop Review
Product review of the budget oriented Lenovo C260 20-inch all-in-one desktop computer. (Oct 3 2014)

Dell Venue 8 Pro 8-inch Windows Tablet Review
Product review of the low cost Dell Venue 8 Pro Windows tablet. (Nov 21 2013)

Apple iPad Mini With Retina Display 7.9-inch Tablet Review
Product review of the iPad Mini with Retina Display tablet. (Nov 25 2013)

ASUS VivoTab Note 8 8-inch Windows Tablet Review
Product review of the ASUS VivoTab Note 8 Windows Tablet that features an internally stored digitizer stylus. (Nov 19 2014)

2013 Apple iMac 21.5-inch Review
Product review of the 2013 refresh of the Apple iMac 21.5-inch all-in-one desktop computer. (Jan 8 2013)

HP ENVY Rove 20 20-inch Hybrid All-In-One PC Review
Product review of the HP ENVY Rove 20 mobile all-in-one desktop personal computer. (Sep 26 2014)

Amazon Fire HD 6 6-inch Budget Tablet Review
Product review of Amazon's extremely affordable Kindle Fire HD 6 tablet and its Kids Edition. (Oct 27 2014)

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 (Core i3) 12-inch Windows Tablet Review
Product review of the affordable Core i3 version of the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Windows tablet. (Oct 29 2014)

Acer Iconia Tab 8 (A1-840 FHD) 8-inch Android Tablet Review
Product review of the modestly priced Acer Iconia Tab 8 (A1-840 FHD) 8-inch Android tablet. (Nov 17 2014)

Dell Venue 11 Pro 7000 11-inch Windows Tablet Review
Product review of the Dell Venue 11 Pro 7000 11-inch Windows tablet designed for those that want laptop performance in a tablet design. (Nov 21 2014)

ASUS Transformer Book T100 10.1-inch Hybrid Tablet Review
Product review of the hybrid tablet/laptop ASUS Transformer Book T100. (Nov 12 2013)

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1-inch Tablet Review
Product review of the Intel Atom based Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1-inch tablet. (Nov 15 2013)

Toshiba Thrive 7 7-inch 16GB Wi-Fi Tablet PC Review
Product review of the 7-inch Toshiba Thrive 7 16GB Wi-Fi Android tablet from the About.com PC Hardware / Reviews Guide. (May 4 2012)

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 10.1-inch 16GB Wi-Fi Tablet PC Review
Product review of the 10.1-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 Android tablet comptuer from the About.com PC Hardware / Reviews Guide. (Jun 18 2012)

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7-inch 16GB Wi-Fi Tablet Review
Product review of the 7-inch Amazon Kindle Fire HD 16GB Wi-Fi tablet from the About.com PC Hardware / Reviews Guide (Sep 24 2012)

Apple iPad Air 9.7-inch Tablet Review
Product review of the new thinner and lighter Apple iPad Air 9.7-inch tablet. (Nov 4 2013)

Microsoft Surface 2 10.6-inch Tablet PC Review
Product review of the upgraded Microsoft Surface 2 tablet. (Nov 5 2013)

Acer Iconia A1-810 7.9-inch Tablet Review
Product review of the Acer Iconia A1-810 7.9-inch tablet. (Nov 8 2013)

Toshiba Thrive 10.1-inch 16GB Wi-Fi Tablet Computer Review
Product review of the Toshiba Thrive 10.1-inch 16GB Wi-Fi tablet computer from the About.com PC Hardware / Reviews Guide. (Aug 22 2011)

Samsung Series 3 NP300V3A-A01 13.3-inch Ultraportable Laptop Personal Computer Review
Review of the Samsung Series 3 NP300V3A-A01 13.3-inch laptop PC. (Sep 29 2011)

HP Mini 1103 10.1-inch Netbook Laptop Personal Computer Review
Product review of the HP Mini 1103 10.1-inch budget business netbook personal computer from the About.com PC Reviews Expert. (Aug 31 2011)

Sony Tablet S 9.4-inch 16GB Wi-Fi Tablet Computer Review
Review of the Sony Tablet S 9.4-inch tablet (Nov 17 2011)

Amazon Kindle Fire 7-inch 8GB Wi-Fi Tablet Computer Review
Product review of the Amazon Kindle Fire 7-inch Wi-Fi tablet computer from the About.com PC Hardware / Reviews Guide. (Nov 24 2011)

Lenovo IdeaPad A1 7-inch 16GB Wi-Fi Tablet PC
Product review of the 7-inch Lenovo IdeaPad A1 tablet computer from the About.com PC Hardware / Reviews Guide. (May 2 2012)

Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro 13-inch Hybrid Laptop Review
Product review of the 13-inch Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro laptop that can convert into a tablet system which its unique watchband hinge. (Nov 10 2014)

Product review of the Toshiba Portege Z30-A 13-inch Ultrabook
Product review of the 13-inch Toshiba Portege Z30-A ultrabook. (Aug 6 2014)

Alienware 13 (2015) 13-inch Gaming Laptop Review
Product review of Dell's latest Alienware 13-inch compact gaming laptop that offers external expansion for desktop class PC gaming. (May 15 2015)

Dell Inspiron 11 3000 2-in-1 11-inch Hybrid Laptop Preview
Preview of the Dell Inspiron 11 3000 2-in-1 11-inch hybrid laptop system with a starting price of just $449. (Jul 18 2014)

Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro 13.3-inch Convertible Laptop Review
Product review of the new thinner and lighter Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro convertible laptop computer. (Dec 2 2013)

HP EliteBook Revolve 810 G1
Product review of the convertible HP EliteBook Revolve 810 G1 11.6-inch ultrabook. (Oct 21 2013)

Lenovo Y70 Touch 17-inch Gaming Laptop Review
Product review of the Lenovo Y70 Touch 17-inch gaming laptop that is just an inch thick and features a touchscreen display. (Jan 19 2015)

Alienware 17 (2013) Gaming Laptop Review
Product review of the 2013 redesign of the 17-inch Alienware 17 gaming laptop. (Feb 24 2013)

Acer Aspire V3 772G-9656 17-inch Laptop Review
Product review of the 17.3-inch Acer Aspire V3 772G-9656 laptop that can be used for gaming or general computing. (Feb 21 2014)

Popular Computer Games Supported by NVIDIA 3D Vision
This list details over 400 3D computer games supported by NVIDIA 3D Vision.

ASUS ROG G750JW-NH71 17-inch Gaming Laptop Review
Product review of the affordable ASUS ROG G750JW-NH71 17-inch gaming laptop. (Feb 26 2014)

New Razer Blade Pro
Preview of the New Razer Blade Pro 17-inch thin gaming laptop featuring the new NVIDIA GTX 860M Maxwell based graphics processor. (Mar 14 2014)

CyberpowerPC Fangbook EVO HX7-150 17-inch Gaming Laptop Review
Product review of the 17-inch CyberpowerPC Fangbook EVO HX7-150 17-inch gaming laptop based upon the MSI GT70 chassis. (Feb 28 2014)

Maingear Pulse 17 17-inch Thin Gaming Laptop Review
Product review of the Maingear Pulse 17 customizable thin 17-inch gaming laptop. (Mar 13 2014)

Toshiba Qosmio X75-A7295 17-inch Laptop Review
Product review of the 17-inch Toshiba Qosmio X75-A7295 gaming and entertainment laptop. (Mar 17 2014)

MSI S12T 3M-006US Laptop Review
Product review of the AMD quad core based MSI S12T 3M-006US 11-inch touchscreen laptop. (May 16 2014)

Guide to Picking out a Desktop PC Power Supply
A consumer guide from the About Computer Reviews Experts on things to look for when buying a new or replacement desktop PC power supply (PSU).

Gateway NV570P04u Laptop Review
Product review of Gateway's low cost 15-inch touchscreen equipped NV570P04u laptop. (May 9 2014)

HP 15-d090nr Laptop Review
Product review of the HP 15-d090nr 15-inch laptop systems that ships with Windows 7 instead of Windows 8. (May 12 2014)

Toshiba Satellite C55Dt-A5148 Laptop Review
Product review of the Toshiba Satellite C55Dt-A5148 laptop that takes AMD's new low power platform and puts it into a 15-inch full size laptop. (May 19 2014)

HP Stream 11
Review of the HP Stream 11, a $200 11-inch laptop that comes with Windows. (Jan 2 2014)

Review of the Acer Aspire V5-561-6607 laptop
Product review of the 15-inch Acer Aspire V5-561-6607 budget laptop that features more RAM and improved Wi-Fi features. (May 2 2014)

Dell Inspiron 15 (3537) Touch 15-inch Laptop Review
Product review of the low cost Dell Inspiron 15 (3537) Touch laptop that might actually be a better choice than the latest Dell Inspiron 15 3000 Touch. (May 7 2014)

Lenovo 3000 Y410 14-inch Budget Laptop PC Review
Product review of the Lenovo 3000 Y410 budget notebook personal computer system from the About.com PC Reviews Expert. (Apr 12 2008)

Guide to Selecting the Right Motherboard for Your PC
Thinking of getting a new motherboard? Find out what you need to think about before buying your next desktop PC motherboard.

ASUS P5K-E Intel Socket 775 Desktop ATX Motherboard Review
Product review of the ASUS P5K-E Intel Socket 775 desktop ATX motherboard from the About.com PC Hardware / Reviews Guide. (5/17/08)

Acer Aspire 5742-7120 15.6-inch Budget Laptop Personal Computer Review
Product review of the Acer Aspire 5742-7120 budget laptop personal computer from the About Computer Reviews Expert. (Oct 6 2010)

ASUS K53E-A1 15.6-inch Budget Laptop Personal Computer Review
Review of the ASUS K53E-A1 15.6-inch budget laptop (Oct 20 2011)

Samsung Series 3 NP300V5A-A03US Laptop PC Review
Review of the Samsung Series 3 NP400V5A-A03US 15.6-inch low cost laptop (Oct 28 2011)

Dell 2012 Inspiron 15R-5520 15.6-Inch Laptop - Review
Product review of the 2012 budget version of the Dell Inspiron 15R 15.6-inch laptop personal computer from the About.com PC Hardware / Reviews Guide. (Aug 3 2012)

Dell Inspiron 15 3521 15.6-Inch Budget Laptop Review
Product review of the 2013 Dell Inspiron 15 3521 15.6-inch low cost laptop personal computer from the About.com PC Hardware / Reviews Guide. (Apr 4 2013)

ASUS X550CA-DB31 15.6-inch Laptop Review
Product review of the 15.6-inch ASUS X550CA-DB31 budget laptop personal computer from the About.com PC Hardware / Reviews Guide. (Sep 6 2013)

Common Holiday Computer Problems
Article discussing some of the common problems with new computer gifts over the holidays and how to get them to properly work. Written by the About.com PC Reviews Expert..

Pros and Cons of Using OEM Parts for Your PC
We define OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) products, both hardware and software for your personal computer, and how they differ from the retail version.

What Is USB 3.0?
An article that looks into the new USB SuperSpeed 3.0 specification and how it will change computer peripherals from the About.com Computer Reviews Expert.

Selling an Older Computer
An article from the About.com PC hardware / Reviews Guide that looks into the viability of selling an oldering computer, how to estimate the value of a PC and where to potentially sell it.

Zotac ZBOX-PI320-W2 MicroPC Desktop PC Review
Product review of the Zotac ZBOX-PI320-W2 microPC system that is not much bigger than some smartphones but packs a full Windows PC. (Mar 18 2015)

2013 Alienware X51 Slim Gaming Desktop Review
Product review of the updated Alienware X51 slim gaming desktop computer.

Acer Aspire X3300 Small Form Factor Desktop Personal Computer Review
Product review of the Acer Aspire X3300 small form factor desktop personal computer from the About.com Computer Reviews Expert. (Mar 2 2010)

Dell Inspiron 560s Small Form Factor Desktop Personal Computer Review
Product review of the Dell Inspiron 560s slim desktop personal computer from the About.com PC Hardware / Reviews Guide. (Mar 4 2010)

Acer Aspire AX3950-U2042 Slim Desktop PC Review
Product review of the Acer Aspire AX3950-U2042 slim desktop personal computer from the About.com Computer Reviews Expert. (Sep 22 2010)

Alienware X51 R2 (2014) Slim Gaming Desktop Review
Product review of Dell's compact Alienware X51 R2 desktop gaming personal computer. (Jun 23 2014)

Dell Inspiron 660s Slim Desktop PC Review
Product review of the Dell Inspiron 660s slim desktop personal computer from the About.com Computer Reviews Expert. (Oct 3 2012)

ASUS K30AD-US002O Budget Desktop Review
Product review of the budget ASUS K30AD-US002O desktop computer that comes with Windows 7. (Jun 10 2014)

Dell Dimension 3000 Budget Desktop Personal Computer Review
Product review of the Dell Dimension 3000 budget desktop personal computer system by the About PC Reviews Expert. (Oct 4 2004)

Dell Inspiron 3000 (3647) Small Desktop Review
Product review of Dell's latest slim desktop the Inspiron 3000 (3647) small. (Jun 12 2014)

3D Computer Displays
A look at 3D displays from the About.com PC Hardware / Reviews Guide and whether they will really be beneficial to the average consumer to use with their personal computers.

HP ZR22w 21.5-inch LCD Computer Display
Product review of the HP ZR22w 22-inch LCD computer monitor from the About.com PC Hardware / Reviews Guide. (Aug 6 2010)

HP 110-210xt Customizable Budget Desktop PC
Product review of the low cost but customizable HP 110-210xt desktop computer system. (Jun 13 2014)

Acer Aspire AM3470G-UW10P Budget Desktop PC Review
Product review of the Acer Aspire AM3470G-UW10P budget desktop personal computer from the About.com Computer Reviews Expert. (Apr 16 2012)

Dell Inspiron 660s Budget Slim Desktop PC Review
Product review of the budget Dell Inspiron 660s slim desktop personal computer from the About.com PC Hardware / Reviews Guide. (Sep 25 2013)

Hard Drive Failures
An article from the About PC Hardware / Reviews guide looking at hard drive reliability, crashes and what users can do to try and deal with them.

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What is External Serial ATA Interface
Article discussing the new eSATA or external Serial ATA interface and its implications on computer storage from the About PC Computer Reviews Expert.

Intel Smart Response Technology Performance Evaluation
An article from the About.com PC Reviews Expert that looks at Intel's Smart Response Technology and how the solid state caching method may benefit some personal computer users.

ASUS Essentio CM6730-05 Budget Desktop PC Review
Review of the ASUS Essentio CM6730-05 budget desktop (Oct 6 2011)

Lenovo Essential H535 Budget Desktop PC Review
Product review of the AMD based Lenovo Essential H535 budget desktop personal computer from the About.com Computer Reviews Expert. (Oct 2 2013)

Lenovo Erazer X510 PC Gaming Desktop Review
Product review of the Lenovo Erazer X510 performance desktop PC built for gaming with a one touch overclocking function. (Jul 14 2014)

Dell Studio XPS 9100 Performance Desktop Personal Computer Review
Product review of the Dell Studio XPS 9100 performance desktop personal computer from the About.com PC Hardware / Reviews Guide. (Dec 6 2010)

Alienware Area-51 (2014) Performance Gaming Desktop PC Preview
Preview of the newly designed Alienware Area-51 performance gaming desktop PC from Dell. (Dec 1 2014)

Is a $200 Windows Laptop Better Than a Tablet?
Decide between a tablet or a Windows laptop for around $200? Make an informed choice based on a comparison of the various features of the two.

PC Holiday Gift Guide
Selection of different guides to help in selecting a personal computer or related items for the holidays from the About.com Computer Reviews Expert.

Computer Shopping Return and Exchange Policies
Article from the About.com PC Hardware / Reviews Guide that discusses how retailer and manufacturer return and exchange policies can have a major impact in your computer buying experience and should be considered before buying your next PC.

White Box Notebooks
An article that looks at the ability to build custom mobile computer by purchasing a white box laptop chassis and parts.

Laptop Buyer's Guide - Guide to Laptop Size and Weight
An article that takes a look at the size and weight of laptop computers and what the basic dimensions are of the various classifications of laptops.

Samsung Chromebook 2 13-inch Review
Product review of the Samsung Chromebook 2 with the 1080p capable 13.3-inch display. (Sep 17 2014)

Computer Memory Speed and Latency
Second part in a three part series looking at memory for personal computer systems and what the different speed and latency numbers mean.

Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 Dual Core Desktop CPU Review
Product Review of the Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 dual core desktop processor from the About PC Hardware / Reviews Guide. (3/8/07)

Upgrading PC Memory for Added Performance
An article that looks at the information you should collect about your desktop or laptop personal computer before going out and purchasing memory upgrades.

ASUS C200MA-DS01 11.6-inch Chromebook Review
Product review of ASUS' first Chromebook, the 11.6-inch C200MA-DS01. (Sept 12 2014)

Toshiba Chromebook (CB30-A3120) 13.3-inch Review
Product review of Toshiba's first Chromebook which goes for a larger 13-inch display. (Sep 19 2014)

Acer C720-3605 (Core i3) 11.6-inch Chromebook Review
Product review of the Core i3 based Acer C720-3605 11.-6inch Chromebook. (Sep 10 2014)

Review of Acer C720-2802 Chromebook
Product review of the low cost Acer C720 Chromebook 11-inch laptop. (Feb 3 2014)

Acer C720P-2666 Chromebook Review
Product review of the touchscreen equipped 11-inch Acer C720P-2666 Chromebook. (Feb 5 2014)

HP Chromebook 14 WWAN 4G Review
Product review of the 14-inch, 4G wireless equipped HP Chromebook 14. (Feb 10 2014)

Samsung Series 3 XE303 Chromebook Review
Product review of the ARM based Samsung Series 3 Chromebook. (Feb 12 2014)