After an overlong hiatus, TechSpot is proud to return the Buyers' Guide this month! There are lots of exciting goodies to talk about, some of which are already out there: the new Core 2 chips have blasted away AMD’s hold on the performance market, DX10 GPUs are just over the horizon, the Windows Vista public beta, and countless others. A lot has changed since the last update, so this will be a huge change from our last article.

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