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Here's How: Installing a CD-RW drive

Adding a new internal CD-RW drive to your system is a relatively simple task that can be completed in a few minutes - as long as you know where the cables go, where the jumpers need to go, and how to place it into your computer case. If you haven't p...

Philips Micro MP3/CD Hi-Fi System

Further bridging the gap between MP3 technology and the mainstream consumer base is Philips's new MC-M250 Micro Hi-Fi System. It's a funky looking unit (whose yellow speaker grills were not too popular with people who saw it in our lab), but its size...

3GHz and Hyper-threading tests

In December 2002's print issue of PC World (on page 94) we talked about Intel's new 3.06GHz Pentium 4 CPU and three new chipsets -- the Intel 845PE, the enhanced version of the 850E, and the 845GE -- which will cater for it and its new feature, Hyper...

200GB Western Digital arrives

Western Digital recently announced the release of a monster 200GB hard drive in its Caviar series. At a time when too much hard drive space is never enough, this is a boon for power users and gamers who require a glut of hard drive space but don't ha...

Philips DVD recorder

Squarely aimed at the consumer market as a VCR replacement, the Philips DVDR 890 gives you the opportunity to record all your favourite TV programs (or other video sources) onto DVD+RW (or DVD+R) discs at the quality setting of your choice.

iRiver iDP-100 MP3 player

The iRiver iDP-100 digital media player introduces to the market yet another medium for playing your music files while on the move: a media format named DataPlay. This optical medium is a tiny, encased, double-sided disc with a total capacity of 500M...

VIA P4PB 400 P4 motherboard

Based on VIA's own P4X400 North Bridge and VT8235 South Bridge chipsets, this Pentium 4 motherboard will accept processors of the 400MHz or 533MHz front side bus distinction. It has a wealth of features built into it, including 10/100 LAN (with Wake-...

Intel 2.8GHz Pentium 4 CPU

Intel chip speed has leaped from 2.53GHz to 2.8GHz with its latest release, which is sure to please ultimate performance seekers and early adopters. Apart from the speed increment, the chip is identical to the previous releases of the Pentium 4.

Matrox Parhelia Graphics card

This graphics card is aimed at gamers (as well as business professionals) with screen real estate, image quality and performance in mind.

Implementing RAID

The Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks, or RAID, is being integrated into more and more new desktop motherboards, bringing greater hard disk performance and reliability to the home user without the need for a third-party device. A RAID setup allows...

Creative Digital MP3 Player 2

While most people prefer the capacity and versatility afforded by CD-based portable MP3 players, there is no doubt that solid state players are still the best choice for anyone who wants a small, convenient and guaranteed shock-resistant portable mus...

XP Home: Set up an ISP account

Inevitably, the one task most users will have to perform is setting up their own Internet account details. In Windows XP, this not as tricky as it might seem and can be accomplished within minutes, as long as you have all the details your ISP require...

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First impression on unpacking the Q702 test unit was the solid feel and clean, minimalist styling.

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