Hard drive shortage or not, the Christmas PC builds are here
Subject: Systems | December 13, 2011 - 08:20 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Tagged: htpc, econobox, sweet spot
The Tech Report has risen to the challenge of building systems for Christmas in the wake of the HDD shortages. This tends to either bring up the price of the system or to shrink the available amount of storage space in the systems. Regardless a refresh of their system build is timely as many of us dream of a new PC or parts awaiting us under a tree. Their Double Stuff workstation features the same i7-3930k recommended on the Hardware Leaderboard here, but they also have some different styles of system recommendation like their i3-2100T powered Couch Potato build for use as an HTPC. You can also see a few recommended laptops and other peripherals, all you have to do is click the link.
"With our latest system guide, we've attempted to weather the surge in hard-drive prices while taking advantage of some of the latest hardware releases. To spice things up, we've also concocted a home-theater PC build."
Here are some more Systems articles from around the web:
- How to build a Thin Mini-ITX PC system @ The Inquirer
- Lenovo IdeaCentre H330 Review @ TechReviewSource
- Cyberpower LAN Party EVO Commander System Review @ HardwareHeaven
- Viako Mini Letter ML55 H61 WIFI PC Review @ Madshrimps
- Holiday 2011 Mainstream High-End Buyer's Guide @ AnandTech
- Mac mini Computer Review @ Hardware Secrets