We've seen a lot happen in the PC this year. PCI-Express reared its head, SLI made a comeback, 90nm cores were mass-produced. Tech Report have looked back and decided which hardware was the best of 2004.
To be eligible for Best of 2004 distinction, a product had to be widely available for a reasonable portion of the year. Paper launches and limited or late-year releases didn't qualify, although you might see some of those products pop up in next year's awards.
Check it out, here.