After Hours

Sub-$600 general purpose PC, complete with Blu-ray support

CPU: Intel Pentium E2200 dual-core

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes outlines the components for a high-quality yet affordable PC that's up to the job of handling Blu-ray.

Intel Pentium E2200 dual-core

You can read Kingsley-Hughes's full description of his sub-$600 general purpose PC on ZDNet's Hardware 2.0 blog.