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winner Dell Dimension XPS P200s

Dell has gained a loyal mail-order following by "custom building" just the PC you want: dial the 800 number, list off the parts and wait about a week. Dell's sleek power system blends top-quality components and good service at the company's basement prices. The standard issue P200, at $2,599, includes a 200-MHz Pentium processor, 32 MB of ram and a roomy hard drive (2.1 GB). Its multimedia package boasts a fast graphics card, a CD-ROM drive, a subwoofer and a bright, Trinitron 15-in. monitor. When you're not playing games, you can take advantage of the...

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