We were big fans of Maxtor’s last hard drive, the DiamondMax 10. It was the first desktop drive to sport a bodacious 16MB buffer, one of the first drives to offer native command queuing, and it was an all-around excellent performer.
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With a powerful blow from our Blade of Benchmarks, Maximum PC cuts through the tough decisions PC power-users face, like a hot knife through buttah! AMD or Intel? Revealed! ATI or nVidia? Clocked! Hitachi or Western Digital? The truth at last! We back up our endorsements with the hard numbers, so you can spend more time building and playing and less time shopping and praying.
THE DIGITIAL CAMCORDER BUYERS GUIDE
Whether you're a professional or an, ahem, "amateur," these six digital video cameras are about more than megapixels.
Usually, cordless mice come with built-in sacrifices: The sensor response rate is slowed to conserve battery life; the battery lasts just 20 hours; rechargeable batteries aren’t included; and/or a cheap transmitter results in radio interference.