Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Dell Studio s7100-1060NBK Review
The Dell Studio s7100-1060NBK ($899.99 list) is a solid general-purpose desktop with strong overall performance. Available at Staples, the s7100-1060NBK's nearly-$900 price tag puts the system on the more-expensive end of the spectrum of the mostly budget-class desktops that Staples sells. But as the old adage goes, you get what you pay for. The extra cash you'd plunk down for the s7100-1060NBK garners not only speedier performance, but also upgrade potential should your computing needs ever grow. The premium you'd pay now for the s7100-1060NBK might later be the difference between an inexpensive upgrade or needing to purchase a new system. The one thing the s7100-1060NBK won't give you is decent 3D gaming performance—but with the ability to upgrade the system, you could always pop in a more powerful graphics card...