Running the powerful 3.06GHz Intel Core i7-950 processor, Palicomp Core's i7 Blitz 950-24 SSD desktop PC boasts an impressive specification.

Also using the powerful 3.06GHz Intel Core i7-950 processor, Palicomp Core's i7 Blitz 950-24 SSD desktop PC boasts an impressive specification. Its 6GB of system RAM and 1.5TB hard drive are supplemented by a 64GB Kingston SSD, which boosts startup and shutdown times. This drive isn’t as fast as the Crucial C300 seen elsewhere, however, and doesn’t take advantage of the motherboard’s 6Gbps SATA interface.

The Palicomp Core i7 Blitz 950-24 SSD desktop PC’s 150-point score in WorldBench was very good by most standards, but it’s the lowest here. Gaming is a different story: using a factory-overclocked Radeon HD 5870, the Palicomp achieved some of the best framerates here. It also costs considerably less than its rivals.

A 23.6in full-HD HKC 2249A monitor is provided with the Palicomp Core i7 Blitz 950-24 SSD desktop PC. This is a very popular monitor, thanks to its decent performance and comparatively low price. A set of five surround-sound speakers and a subwoofer are also supplied, along with a Blu-ray drive and separate DVD burner.

With four x16 PCI Express slots, and 6Gbps SATA and USB 3.0 support, the Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R motherboard is one of the better-specified models on test. If offers good upgrade potential, and the Palicomp Core i7 Blitz 950-24 SSD desktop PC's 750W power supply unit (PSU) will prove its worth here.

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  1. Chillblast Fusion Reaper
  2. Arbico Elite i7 9568 HSD
  3. DinoPC Maxosaur 870
  4. Palicomp Core i7 Blitz 950-24 SSD
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