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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Arbico Elite 8070EX budget desktop PC review

    Intel’s superb Core 2 Duo E8500 processor continues to deliver tremendous performance at an appealing price, dominating our desktop PC charts across three categories.

    £749 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Arbico Elite 8440 budget desktop PC review

    Arbico’s PCs are generally top performers, and the 8440 is no exception.

    £500 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Sub-£500 PCs chart: Arbico CD6420XL

    Sub-£500 PCs tend not to be blessed with extraordinary speed, but the Arbico CD6420XL has nothing to be ashamed of.

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Arbico eXcel i5250 MX review

    With its eXcel i5250 MX, Arbico has made some shrewd component selections and delivered a PC that not only performs well, but looks rather more expensive than its…

    £500 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Arbico Elite 8400 budget desktop PC review

    Arbico is used to sitting at the top of the pile when it comes to performance, and this sub-£500 system is no exception.

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Arbico CD 8467 XL review

    Once again, Arbico has topped our charts with a system whose sheer speed belies its £499 price tag. The firm has eked out every last bit of performance from this PC’s…

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Arbico CD7460GT budget PC

    A rather strange mixture of old and new, the Arbico CD7460GT still has enough cutting-edge features (for a sub-£500 PC) to make it worthy of consideration, even if it…

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Arbico CD8690 XL review

    With a 3.33GHz dual-core CPU and an 4890 graphics card topping the CD8690 XL’s specification list, it’s no surprise that Arbico once again finds itself near the top…

    £749 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Arbico CD6850 GT budget desktop PC

    The Arbico CD6850 GT puts up a good fight but, while it’s superior to the Eclipse Mirage i685n88gtx in some areas, the Mirage’s graphics card is enough to keep this…

    £750 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Arbico HD7590 Pro review

    Arbico’s HD7590 Pro desktop PC offers good value and performance.

    £749 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Arbico Phenom 5570HD review

    The Arbico Phenom 5570HD beat all the other PCs here in our speed test, and for day-to-day work it sits at the top of the pile.

    £500 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Arbico CD6560 GT budget PC

    The Arbico CD6560 GT almost snatched the Recommended award from Eclipse's Ultimate A60N86GT, with the two machines closely matched on WorldBench 6 performance.

    £500 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

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