Other Products

Apex Drives 

May 11, 2000

A CD-ReWriter and CD drive that are good buys for their price and performance

Intel 820 Motherboard

May 1, 2000

SDRAM support, faster AGP bus, plenty of room for expansion. Average in performance with SDRAM

BeOS Personal Edition

May 1, 2000

A freely downloadable operating system that runs under Windows

Windows ME

May 1, 2000

The second beta of this Win 98 upgrade seems more robust and has many new features

IBM ViaVoice

April 9, 2000

Works well, but has a tedious training process

Dragon Naturally Speaking

April 9, 2000

This highly-accurate speech recognition software lets you dictate text, and give voice commands to your PC


April 4, 2000

An easy-to-use software to create and manage your online store

HP e-Vectra

March 12, 2000

A compact PC with good performance and features

ACI Profile III

January 11, 2000

Expensive for its features

Cerebra Notebook

January 11, 2000

Good pricing, could do better on back up

Zenith Corporate Notebook

January 11, 2000

The cheapest and the lightest notebook in its category

Dell Latitude CPt

January 11, 2000

A feature-rich notebook with good overall performance, but at a price

Compaq Armada E500

January 11, 2000

A good combination of price, performance and features

Dell Latitude CPx

January 11, 2000

Good configuration, performance and features, but at a hefty price

Acer TravelMate 506DX

January 11, 2000

Cheapest notebook in this shootout, could do with more RAM and backup time

Notebooks ACI Performer II

January 10, 2000

Good for the price, could do with more RAM

Multi-Tech ProxyServer

January 7, 2000

Also a good firewall for small networks

Other Participants

January 6, 2000

HP LaserJet 4050 N
This printer was faster than its rated speed but lost out due to its high price

The Winners

January 6, 2000

With features becoming standardized, hardcore performance and pricing 
determine the winner