Have you ever wondered if it would just be cheaper to build your own computer? This is my experience with having a custom computer made specifically for my needs. If you are looking for a computer that has features beyond a basic desktop, building one can
How to build a high-end, overclocked PC (as written by an idiot)
The final part of CNET's guide to building your own computer will walk you through the entire process from connecting your first wire to installing the operating system. Read this article by Dan Graziano on CNET.