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  1. Do you experience the same issues when accessing the widget directly through Sprout Builder? PC Pitstop Sprout Builder Widget
  2. The most reliable brand of processor, the best value, the least expensive ... and more. http://pcpitstop.com/research/processorsurvey.asp
  3. PC Pitstop Music Video Contest OVERVIEW: Create a video to any or all of the songs of The PC Pitstop Tachometers. The Grand Prize Winner will be awarded their choice of a $250 Amazon Gift Card or a $250 Pay Pal Gift Certificate. Eligible entries will be judged by PC Pitstop staff on the following equally weighted criteria: 1.) Creativity/originality of video - (Cleverness & Innovation) 2.) Production quality - (How well is the video constructed? Is audio clear? Is camera movement smooth? Is light level correct? Etc.) 3.) How well it fits with the song – (Does it fit the lyrics and tone of the song at each point?) 4.) Overall entertainment value - (This was fun to watch, I would forward this to a friend) CONTEST PERIOD: The Contest runs between February 26th – March 15th (the “Contest Period”) with the winner to be announced in the March 2008 newsletter. ENTRIES/RULES: To become and remain eligible all rules must be followed. 1. Sign up for a free YouTube account at http://youtube.com/signup or use your existing account. 2. Go to http://youtube.com/group/pcpitstopvideos and click Join this Group. 3. Add your video (follow online instructions). Only entries submitted to Youtube.com will be accepted. Entries must be tagged with either PC Pitstop or the name of the song. This PC Pitstop logo MUST appear at the beginning and end of each entry. The PC Pitstop logo is available for download here. Your video must be no longer than the song and must be in .avi, .mov, or .mpg format. Videos may not include any intellectual property of third parties, except as provided herein, including copyrighted material. Each video entry must be an original creation that has not been submitted into any other national contest. Entries must not contain nudity, profanity, extreme violence, be inappropriate, indecent or obscene as determined by PC Pitstop, LLC in its sole discretion. PC Pitstop shall have the right to edit, adapt, and publish any or all of the videos submitted, and may use them in any media with or without attribution or compensation to the entrant, his or her successors or assigns, or any other entity unless prohibited by law. JUDGING: The entry receiving the highest score based on the criteria listed above will be deemed the Grand Prize winner (subject to eligibility verification). The decisions of the judges will be final and binding on all matters relating to this Contest. The Grand Prize winner will be determined on or about 03/19/08. PRIZES: Grand Prize winner will receive their choice of (1) $250 Amazon Gift Card or (1) $250 Pay Pal Gift Certificate.
  4. Double the processor cores means twice as fast, right? http://www.pcpitstop.com/news/dualcore.asp
  5. Dual Core Doldrums Why is the performance of some new systems so disappointing? http://www.pcpitstop.com/news/rob/rcheng0802a.asp
  6. Our widely popular Full Tests have undergone a major redesign. Rob provides the details regarding the beta release of PC Pitstop OverDrive. http://pcpitstop.com/news/rob/rcheng0802.asp The feedback starts here!
  7. Our initial analysis of the January Photo Printing Survey has been posted: http://www.pcpitstop.com/research/photoprintsurvey.asp
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    New Box Blues

    To find out how up-to-date "new computers" really are ... we purchased 8 systems and documented the results: http://www.pcpitstop.com/news/newboxblues.asp
  9. On January 21 2008, David T. Stone of Seattle, Washington ran the 100 millionth PC Pitstop test. http://www.pcpitstop.com/news/100mil.asp
  10. Introducing music from The PC Pitstop Tachometers http://www.pcpitstop.com/news/music.asp
  11. cmunson

    Printer Survey

    The initial analysis of our December 2007 Printer Survey results. http://www.pcpitstop.com/research/printersurvey2.asp
  12. Finally a sequel that is better than the original? Windows XP SP3. http://www.pcpitstop.com/news/journey.asp
  13. cmunson

    Vista SP 1

    Steve Hogan outlines the 'promise' of the much anticipated Vista SP 1. http://www.pcpitstop.com/news/vistasp1.asp
  14. Everyone else has a Top 10 list for 2007 - why not PC Pitstop? An analysis of click thru rates for our 2007 newsletters reveals the most popular articles/videos & tips of the past year. http://www.pcpitstop.com/news/top10_2007.asp
  15. A treasure trove of tips for a super fast PC. http://www.pcpitstop.com/news/50.asp
  16. The results of our November 2007 Holiday Survey have been analyzed. http://www.pcpitstop.com/research/holidaysurvey.asp
  17. The PC Pitstop Research team documents the growth in average monitor size http://www.pcpitstop.com/research/mondiag.asp
  18. Steve dives into the complex world of Botnets. http://www.pcpitstop.com/news/nowwhat.asp
  19. Rob examines how malware has become increasingly more difficult to combat. http://www.pcpitstop.com/news/rob/rcheng0712.asp
  20. Steve Hogan asks whether we should compare Vista to ME... http://www.pcpitstop.com/news/vistacompare.asp
  21. Results from the October Driver Survey http://pcpitstop.com/research/driversurvey.asp Congratulations to Glorieux of Belgium. Glorieux's name was drawn as the lucky winner of a $100 Amazon.com gift card. Look for more opportunities to win by participating in future PC Pitstop surveys - highlighted each month in the PC Pitstop newsletter.
  22. Rob reminds us that some of the best software in life is free ... A few of his favorites: http://www.pcpitstop.com/news/rob/rcheng0711.asp
  23. Congratulations to Stuart Wallace. Stuart was the first to find the message worth $1000 hidden within PC Pitstop's Driver Alert software code. http://www.pcpitstop.com/news/pitstopcode.asp
  24. The majority of my postings are simply intended to notify all of you about new PC Pitstop generated content that we have posted to the site and to tie any related commentary to the respective article pages. Happy to add a sentence or two describing the new content to the posts and even an opinion from time to time - if that would help.
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