From the Magazine

Epson PictureMate

A decent ink jet, but it can't compete with the dye subs

Month Reviewed: November 2004
Verdict: 7

Of the four printers here, Epson’s PictureMate is the only ink jet.

Sony DPP EX-50

A fantastic photo printer

Month Reviewed: November 2004
Verdict: 9

We’ll admit it: Sony’s DPP EX-50 surprised us.

Olympus P-10

Incredibly small and convienient, but image quality and included media is a downer.

Month Reviewed: November 2004
Verdict: 6

Don’t be fooled by the CP-220’s strikingly diminutive profile—thanks to the Olympus P-10’s cube shape and small paper tray, it actually has the smallest footprint of the printers reviewed here.

Klipsch ProMedia GMX A-2.1

When Klipsch first released the GMX series of speakers, they were strictly digital and thus offered little value to PC users (nForce users notwithstanding).

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.


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.