From the Magazine

eVGA e-GeForce 6800 Ultra AGP

A plain exterior hides ultra-fast performance

The eVGA e-GeForce 6800 Ultra AGP may look like a standard nVidia reference design, but its plain exterior belies a lightning-fast GPU.

Apple iPod 40G

The Lance Armstrong of MP3 players breaks another ribbon

If you don’t like ballet, it’s likely that the only possible enjoyment you get out of watching a performance is in wondering when one of the dancers is going to screw up and land with a spectacular thud on the stage.

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October 2004 - Windows: The Future Revealed!

In the PDF archive of the October 2004 issue, you can find:

  • The 10 Best Utilities You've Never Heard Of!
  • Doomr 3 Engine Tech-splanation!
  • Desktop Deathmatch!
  • Exclusive How-To: Make WinXP work like Windows Longhorn in 4 easy steps!
  • Ask the Doctor
  • Rig of the Month
  • The Watchdog
  • And a whole lot more!

Click the big giant cover image to the right to download the PDF archive today!

Maximum PC Books!

Maximum PC is proud to announce its first batch of kick-ass PC books, just in time for the holidays!

Each book is 300 pages with zero ads! Listed below are each of the books with information about their content as well as purchasing instructions.

Maxtor DiamondMax Plus 10

The buffest 7,200rpm drive ever

The first consumer-level hard drive with 16MB of onboard cache has arrived, and it’s kicking buffer and taking names.

The Making of the Dream Machine

Come behind the scenes for the making of DM2004!

Even though we've built a Dream Machine every year since the magazine was founded (back in the Boot days), readers have never seen the Dream Machine in anything other than its final, photo-ready state--until now.

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September 2004: Dream Machine

In the PDF archive of the September 2004 issue, you can find:

  • Dream Machine '04
  • MP3 Shootout
  • Case Studies
  • Awesome Product Reviews, including the ATI Radeon X800 Pro!
  • Ask the Doctor
  • Rig of the Month
  • The Watchdog
  • And a whole lot more!

Click the ginormous cover image to the right to download the PDF archive today!

Sharp Actius PC-MM20

Fueled by Transmeta’s new Efficeon CPU, this ultra-light mini-laptop still gets outperformed by Centrino

Month Reviewed: August 2004
Verdict: 8
URL: www.sharpusa.com

If you’ve followed our on-and-off love affair with Transmeta CPUs you know the relationship hasn’t been so passionate since Intel’s lovely Pentium M caught our eye.

Canon i9900

Superior-quality prints and blazing-fast speed? You’ve got to be kidding!

If you print a lot of images with your ink jet printer, you know every phase of the process by heart.