HotHardware Holiday Buyer's Guide 2008

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Summary & Conclusion


Finally, for those of you who are looking for do-it-yourself components for completely new system builds, here’s a quick look at the various systems we’ve configured in the previous pages, including the high-end Intel system, a more price-conscious Intel Core i7 system, and a budget AMD Phenom system.

System 1: High-end Intel Core i7

Total Price: $5,740


System 2: Upper Mid-range Intel Core i7

Total Price: $1,963


System 3: Budget AMD Phenom

Total Price: $831


And if you asked us what our favority sexy laptop toy might be this year, we'd have to concede the Sony VAIO FW series, has visions of sugar plums dancing for us - or was that just too much egg-nog?


Sure hope you’ve enjoyed our Holiday Buyer’s Guide and we wish you and your families a happy and safe holiday season, filled with fun, laughter and lot of wholesome Tech goodness. Thanks for another great year, and we’ll see you again in 2009!

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