“Dell has been our most-frequently evaluated integrator, but we’ve never had a Dell system quite like this one. It has an AMD processor and sells for for about $1000. We find out if it’s a good budget buy and if it will tolerate a third-party hardware upgrade.”
Here are some more Systems articles from around the web:
- July Shopping List @ PCSTATS
- Alienware Area-51 7500 System Review @ HardwareLogic
- July 2007 system guide @ The Tech Report
- Legion’s Low-end Intel PC Buying Guide
[H]ard|OCP recently put the high end $5600 710 H2C Dell, and now they are examining their value end, with the $1000 Dimension E521. Not only do they put the machine, as configured by Dell, through the wringer, they also scoop up a few higher end video cards to see if they can beef up the performance after the fact. That testing lead to a few interactions with Dell’s tech support. Head over and get the full story.