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SKYMTL December 30, 2011 10:25 PM

The 2011 PC Market in Review; Hits and Misses (Comment Thread)
 
2011 was a busy year in the tech world as a whole but the PC market in particular was moving at a brisk pace. in this article we’ll take a look over our 150+ reviewed items from this year, pick out the most memorable components and discuss some of the hits and misses from that overflowing stack of hardware.

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enaberif December 30, 2011 10:40 PM

i admire the person who wrote that bit at the start and started with Dennis Ritchie and not jobs. kudos on that and a good article.

SKYMTL December 31, 2011 08:03 AM

Jobs may have been a "visionary" to some but many of us realize that he would have been nothing without the massive team that actually made most of Apple's decisions. On the other hand, Ritchie was a juggernaut all by himself.

Bond007 December 31, 2011 08:35 AM

Well done and nice choices. Would have made almost all the same picks.

chrisk December 31, 2011 09:04 AM

Not too much to argue with here. Still disappointed in Bulldozer, and feel bad for the AMD guys who stuck it out. That would be the biggest disappointment of the year for me.

frontier204 December 31, 2011 11:31 AM

Fun "roundup" SKY! I didn't follow the peripherals that much, but I generally agree with the picks in the core components set. If there was a "people's choice" section it should definitely leave room for the Z68-based ASUS GENE-Z that keeps popping up in the "New Builds" section as a recommendation. I assume every hardware enthusiast forum is sending a similar "shape up, AMD and RIM!" message.

Just be warned that you have the miss on GPUs folding for the HWC team right now :ph34r:

stoanee December 31, 2011 11:37 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by chrisk (Post 584888)
Still disappointed in Bulldozer, that would be the biggest disappointment of the year for me.

Ditto.......still in counseling......:doh:

Supergrover December 31, 2011 11:47 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by stoanee (Post 584954)
Ditto.......still in counseling......:doh:

We should start our own HWC BD counseling sessions.

canada2005 December 31, 2011 02:15 PM

Great roundup. Maybe now for a flopup...

Generic User #2 January 1, 2012 04:25 AM

glad to see some love for the crucial m4. my 256gb drive is one of the best purchases i've ever made(or anyone could make for that matter).


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