Electronic Design

Teardown: The Best PC of 2007

When Technology Editor Bill Wong built his concept of the Best PC of the year, he made sure the multicore, multidrive system included top-of-the-line components. The following are reviews of four of those key components: Intel's motherboard with quad-core Xeon processors, Seagate's Barracuda hard disk drive, Lite-On's Blue-ray drive, and AMD's FireGL board. Check out Bill's web-exclusive story on constructing the Best PC of 2007 at ED Online number 17567 when the issue goes live on Dec. 3. Intel S5000XVN Host Dual Quad-Core Xeons 4 Platters = Terabyte Drive Lite-On Goes Blue-ray For Capacity And Performance FireGL V8650 For Workstations

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