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ISP Shootout: Chandigarh

July 6, 2000

Glide emerges as the clear winner

ISP Shootout: Chennai

July 6, 2000

Mantra wins by dint of good transfer rates, Satyam and Sigma follow close behind

ISP Shootout: New Delhi

July 6, 2000

VSNL beats the rest in terms of transfer rates, followed by Sampark Online with good connects and a helpful helpdesk

ISP Shootout:How we Tested

July 6, 2000

The PCQ team travels across nine cities, to test the state of Internet Service in the country

ISP Shootout:Hyderabad

July 6, 2000

With its good transfer rates, Sigma Online scores over VSNL and City Online

ISP Shootout: Bangalore

June 30, 2000

Among the 11 ISPs we tested, Pacific Internet and Wipro-Net emerge as the best bet

Laser Wars

June 20, 2000

PCQ Labs tests eight workgroup laser printers.

The Winners

June 19, 2000

Epson EPL-N2010 
A printer with good print speeds but didn’t do very well in our quality tests

Panasonic CW-7502-B

June 19, 2000

An entry-level CD-Writer that’s priced well

Plexwriter W124Tsi

June 19, 2000

An extremely fast, but expensive drive, ideal for multimedia designers 

HP CD-Writer Plus 9310i

June 19, 2000

A good drive for CD duplication, data storage, and backups

HP CD-Writer Plus 8210e

June 19, 2000

An external plug-n-play USB drive for easy backups

LG CDE-8808B

June 19, 2000

An average performer on all counts

Yamaha CRW8242S-NB

June 19, 2000

A mid-range SCSI drive, good for CD duplication

Yamaha CRW8424E-VK

June 19, 2000

A CD-ReWriter with fast writes

The CD-ReWriter Tests

June 19, 2000

Eight CD-ReWriters and CD-Writers are tested to find out which one you should choose

Other Participants

June 12, 2000

HP LaserJet 2100TN:
A good printer for high-end graphics printing but at a high price tag

How we Tested

June 12, 2000

The laser printers were put through rigorous testing to rate them on performance, price, and features

DAX Internal Instant-On Modem

May 11, 2000

A low-cost modem with stable connects and good throughput