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  • Palicomp Core i3 Blast 540-19 review

    The Palicomp Core i3 Blast 540-19 desktop PC's 3.06GHz Core i3 540 processor is only slightly faster than the Recommended Chillblast's 2.93GHz 530, but the difference…

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Chillblast Fusion Vortex review

    Chillblast's Fusion Vortex is a great-value general-purpose PC. It combines one of Intel's latest Core i3 530 CPUs with good graphics and sound capabilities.

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Eclipse Quantum a55r575 review

    If you're a keen gamer on a budget, the Eclipse Quantum a55r575 could be the PC for you.

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • CyberPower Ultra Athenna XT (updated) review

    CyberPower's systems tend to cater for the enthusiast who wants their PC to perform well and look good. The Ultra Athenna XT is no exception. With its metallic-blue…

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Arbico Phenom 5524 GT review

    AMD processors are very popular with budget PC vendors, offering excellent performance at a low price. Arbico's Phenom 5524 GT uses a fast-clocked 3.1GHz Phenom II X2…

    £500 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Pegatron Cape 7 review

    The Pegatron Cape 7 is an Ion-powered nettop - a very compact, low-power PC for basic office and home duties.

    £301 inc VAT

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • Chillblast Fusion Stronghold review

    The Chillblast Fusion Stronghold teams Intel’s popular Core i5 750 with the excellent Asus P7P55D-E LX motherboard to deliver great performance and some cutting-edge…

    £750 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Palicomp Core i5 Blast 750-24 Plus review

    Palicomp’s Core i5 Blast 750-24 Plus is very similar in its specification to the Chillblast. The Palicomp edges fractionally ahead in Worldbench 6, but misses out on…

    £749 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Arbico i5 6607 Pro review

    The Arbico i5 6607 Pro's dual-core Intel Core i5 660 processor has a slightly slower clock speed than the 3.46GHz 670 selected by the Eclipse, but it still produces…

    £750 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Eclipse Galaxy i567r557 review

    Eclipse’s Galaxy i567r577 uses the latest CPU and motherboard technology to deliver superb performance and the highest score in our processing-speed benchmark.

    £699 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • CyberPower Ultra Triton XT review

    It’s unusual to find a CyberPower PC languishing in fifth place in our charts, and the Ultra Triton XT certainly isn’t a bad machine: its slower performance is quite…

    £549 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • HP All-in-One 200 review

    The HP All-in-One 200 offers excellent performance for an all-in-one desktop PC, and has a beautiful display. It lacks a touchscreen, however.

    £600 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Medion Akoya E4217D review

    The Medion Akoya E4217D takes a new Intel Core i5 processor but isn't quite sure what to do with it.

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • Eclipse Matrix a55R575 review

    In the fiercely competitive sub-£500 price bracket, compromises often have to be made. But Eclipse has somehow managed to stretch the budget with its Eclipse Matrix…

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Chillblast Fusion Hades review

    Despite using a slightly slower 3GHz AMD Phenom II X2 545 processor than the competition, the Chillblast Fusion Hades budget desktop PC still managed to turn in some…

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • CyberPower Ultra Athenna XT review

    CyberPower tends to cater for the enthusiast who wants their PC to perform well and look great, and the CyberPower Ultra Athenna XT budget desktop PC is no exception.

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Palicomp Excalibur 630-19 System review

    The specification of Palicomp's Excalibur 630-19 System budget desktop PC marks quite a departure from rival systems in the sub-£500 desktop PC chart, with a…

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Arbico Phenom 5467 HD review

    Arbico’s Phenom 5467 HD budget desktop PC is a good system that offers plenty of performance in everyday computing tasks, but it's let down by a single component: the…

    £500 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Dell Inspiron Zino HD review

    Dell's Inspiron Zino HD is a compact PC that's suited for desktop duties or as a colourful media-centre PC - UPDATED 21 APRIL 2010

    £630 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Acer Aspire X3900 review

    The Acer Aspire X3900 is a small form factor desktop PC with a powerful Intel Core i3 processor and an abundant feature set. It's great for a space-saving home or…

    £549 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10



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