Pentium 4 Systems: To Buy or Not To Buy / To Cry Or Not to Cry

Gateway Select 1000 Customized Athlon 1 GHz System - $1594

"Gateway Select systems feature super-powerful AMD Athlon Processors with Performance Enhancing Cache Memory, delivering ultimate performance for cutting-edge applications and an unprecedented computing experience. Gateway Select offers Internet surfers, gamers, students, bosses, and parents incredible multimedia performance at a great value."

Well, Gateway feels just as 'cutting edge' these days. Must be the latest marketing slogan right now. Still, you will see that with this system, Gateway is well able to live up to its promises.