Computer Builds
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Best Custom Gaming Computer Build Under $1,000 [December 2012]

High End Gaming Performance Under $1,000 Every month I try to put together a new recommended/best computer build for you guys and generally speaking, the build I see that’s requested most often is the $1,000 gaming PC bui...



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Best Budget AMD Gaming PC Build Under $800 [October 2012]

Mid-Range Performance at a Budget Pricetag For those of you who regularly follow our featured gaming builds here on Custom PC Review, you’ll notice that we didn’t really have anything for the month of September. Now...



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Best Gaming PC Build Under $2000 [August 2012]

High Performance, Price/Performance PC Build For our August 2012 best gaming PC build, we’ll be building a high performance heavyweight contender powerful enough to provide the knockout punch to even the most graphically ...



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Best Photo/Video/3D Workstation Computer Build Under $1000 [August 2012]

Pre-built workstation computers designed for photo editing, video editing and 3D modeling can fetch well over $2000 and you still won’t get the performance and upgrade-ability that comes with a custom computer build. With...



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Best Ivy Bridge Gaming PC Build Under $1,200 or $1,300 [July 2012]

As most of you may expect, I typically get a couple requests a month asking about computer builds. Whether it be if a certain one is good, a certain one isn’t, or simply a request for a PC to fit within a certain budget, ...



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Best Small Form Factor Ivy Bridge Gaming PC Build Under $1,500 [June 2012]

It used to be that if you wanted an enthusiast gaming PC, you had to buy large, clunky parts and put them in an enormous case – not exactly the kind of computer you want to be carrying around to LAN parties. Now, with sma...



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Best Budget Gaming PC Build Under $1000 [May 2012]

A couple years ago, a decent gaming build typically cost in the neighborhood of $1,500 to $2,000+. However, lately it seems like $1,000 has become the new sweet spot bridging value with performance. Today’s gaming PC buil...



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Best High End Video Editing/Gaming PC Build [May 2012]

This build is primarily focused on high end, intensive video editing with a secondary usage as an performance gaming PC. This means finding a balance of processing power and graphical power and all at the same time sticking to ...



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Best Silent/Performance Gaming Computer Build [April 2012]

In the past, gamers and overclockers had to choose between cooling performance and noise level. However, as the design of cases, coolers, and fans become more advanced as well as improvements in the breatheability of sound da...



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Best Budget Photo/Video/3D Workstation Under $1,000 [March2012]

Think you need to pay Dell, HP, or Apple $2,000 for a decent photo editing, video editing, or 3d modeling workstation these days? Think again! Build your own workstation PC for under $1,000 that will do the same exact thing a...