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The latest Budget PC reviews at PC Advisor. Budget PC user reviews, ratings, buying advice and price comparison

  • Mesh Matrix II 550BE PCA review

    The Mesh Matrix II 550BE PCA achieves the highest WorldBench 6 score here and provides staggering gaming performance.

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Dell Studio XPS 435 review

    It's not often we see Core i7-based PCs such as the Dell Studio XPS 435 priced below £1,000.

    £999 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Chillblast Fusion Predator review

    Three fantastic and closely matched systems sit at the top of this month’s £501-£750 PCs chart. But there can only be one winner: the Chillblast Fusion Predator.

    £749 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Chillblast Fusion Strider review

    Chillblast's Fusion Strider is a Core i5-powered system with excellent graphics, stereo speakers and a full-HD monitor.

    £749 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Palicomp Core i5 Blast 750-24 review

    Palicomp's Core i5 Blast 750-24 budget desktop PC takes the lead in a group of similarly specced systems, offering a terabyte hard drive and good value for money.

    £749 inc VAT

    Score - 9 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

  • Arbico CD 4850 budget desktop PC review

    The Core 2 Duo E8500 provides this system with the same level of general office performance you’d get from the best of our power PCs.

    £749 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Chillblast Fusion Hornet budget desktop PC review

    The superb performance of the Fusion Hornet from Chillblast is reflected in its 126 WorldBench 6 score, which remains unbeatable in this category.

    £749 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Arbico Elite 8595 review

    The Arbico Elite 8595 is faster than most PCs that are twice its price.

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Arbico CD6750 XL budget desktop PC

    Once upon a time, you could count yourself fortunate to get much of a PC at all for £500. The Arbico CD6750 XL shows how far machines in this price range have come in…

    £500 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • CyberPower Gamer Ultra 550 budget desktop PC

    The CyberPower Gamer Infinity 550 came with its AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+ processor boosted from a base speed of 3GHz to 3.16GHz, and while the PC seemed stable and the…

    £500 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • UPDATE: Arbico CD6570 SX budget desktop PC

    Arbico’s all-conquering Best Buy of two months ago is relegated to fifth place by an influx of powerful new models.

    £500 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Arbico CD8500 XL budget desktop PC review

    It’s a double first for Arbico this month as it manages to top both the mid-price and the £1,001+ desktop PC chart.

    £749 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Arbico HD 7577 XL review

    Arbico’s quad-core HD 7577 XL delivers excellent performance in WorldBench 6 and the fastest DirectX 11.0 gaming experience of all the PCs here.

    £750 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Chillblast Fusion Blade review

    Chillblast’s Fusion Blade is a solid desktop PC, with its 2.66GHz Core i5 750 achieving a creditable 134 points in WorldBench 6.

    £749 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • CryoPC Nano review

    The CryoPC Nano is quite a feat in PC construction - a very fast, relatively compact and even rather quiet performance PC.

    £995 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • CyberPower Ultra Athenna Elite review

    Gamers will love this machine. While its WorldBench 6 score of 100 points may be relatively low, the quad-core CyberPower Ultra Athenna Elite has potential that isn’t…

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Arbico CD8520 XL budget desktop PC review

    When it comes to everyday performance, Arbico’s CD8520 XL trounces the competition.

    £749 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Chillblast Fusion Cobra budget desktop PC review

    The Chillblast Fusion Cobra is an attractive option for gamers and fans of overclocking.

    £749 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Arbico CD8400 XL budget desktop PC review

    With a WorldBench processing-speed score of 116, Arbico's CD8400 XL even outscores two of the machines in our latest Power PCs chart.

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

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