Originally Posted by Mofoo
I'm in the same boat - new PC and curious about what to use. I'm most concerned about performance with AV. The Dec '10 final summary from http://www.av-comparatives.org/en/comparativesreviews/performance-tests
ties Avast and MSE with a score of 179.
I was curious about Panda Cloud AV as it is suppose to offload all the work to the Cloud (their servers) but it didn't fair so well in these tests.
I'm more partial to the VB100
I'd say Avira A/V + Comodo firewall if going the free route and Gdata or Eset if going the paid route, Eset being a bit lighter on the resources at the cost of a little detection rate.
Of course always have MWB handy.
I've used Eset for quite a while, but I might be going Gdata after my sub expires.