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  • 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

  • Update: PC Specialist Apollo Home GT budget PC

    With the other four of this month’s Top 5 racking up 90 WorldBench points or more, the pace is getting pretty fierce in the bargain basement of PC charts. The PC…

    £500 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Dell Inspiron 530n Ubuntu desktop PC

    It's now possible to get a Dell Inspiron 530n Ubuntu loaded not with flashy mainstream Windows Vista or XP, but with a Linux operating system.

    £223 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • CyberPower Gamer Infinity GT budget desktop PC review

    Those who want to play hard and look good while they’re doing it will appreciate the CyberPower Gamer Infinity GT’s windowed, blue-lit side panel, colour-co-ordinated…

    £699 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Asus Eee Box review

    The Asus Eee Box requires little space on your desk and, starting at just £199, it's a great value system for anyone needing a basic lifestyle PC. UPDATED 13 AUGUST 2008.

    £199 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Eclipse Evolution i84n88GS budget desktop PC review

    The Eclipse Evolution i84m88GS doesn’t offer the fastest WorldBench 6 speed score, but keen gamers will find compensation in its top-notch 3D graphics performance.

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Palicomp Ballistix Excalibur E85SLI-19 review

    With the fastest processor in the chart under the hood, it’s little wonder that Palicomp's Ballistix Excalibur E85SLI-1 tops our WorldBench 6 real-world speed tests.

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Lenovo ThinkCentre M58p review

    The Lenovo ThinkCentre M58p is a small form factor business-oriented desktop PC that's quick, expandable, won't take up too much space on a desk, and features Intel…

    £599 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Dell OptiPlex 760 review

    The Dell OptiPlex 760 is a desktop PC that has plenty of power but a poorly organised chassis.

    £349 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Eclipse Matrix I86A487 review

    The Eclipse Matrix i86A487 offers a similar spec to Chillblast’s chart-leading system, but it can't compete with that machine's warranty.

    £749 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Acer Veritron L460 review

    About the size of a hardback novel, the Acer Veritron L460 is a great option if you want to fit a value PC into a tight space.

    £449 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Arbico Elite 4685HD review

    Arbico’s Elite 4685HD performs well across the board, and turned in respectable scores in our general-performance and gaming tests.

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Arbico Elite 8850 Pro review

    The Arbico Elite 8850 Pro is a speedy, inexpensive desktop PC that excels itself with a top score of 131 points in WorldBench 6.

    £749 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Chillblast Fusion Vista 6300 OCTV

    This isn't the fastest Vista PC at this price point, but it's a decent performer. Few companies are more adept than Chillblast at wringing that extra bit of power…

    £750 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Zoostorm 4-5404 Versatile PC

    Zoostorm's 4-5404 is a very good Windows Vista PC, but the choice of Vista Home Basic rather than a higher-end version of the OS is disappointing.

    £750 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Sub-£500 PCs chart: Arbico CD9600XL

    This time last year, AMD's Athlon processors lay at the heart of almost every PC we championed, yet Intel has now achieved total dominance. Well, almost total. For…

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Sub-£500 PCs chart: Mesh Elite Value PCA

    Big names such as Mesh don’t produce many PCs in the sub-£500 range, so the Elite Value PCA comes as a pleasant surprise.

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Arbico eXcel i5255 Pro review

    The diminutive eXcel i5255 Pro desktop PC from Arbico performs well and incorporates some great features.

    £500 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Eclipse Solar i523P67 review

    A £500 PC with a Sandy Bridge processor, the Eclipse Solar i523P67 offers excellent performance and value for money.

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • CyberPower Infinity Achilles review

    As the first £750 PC we've seen to feature an Intel Sandy Bridge processor, the CyberPower Infinity Achilles is blisteringly fast.

    £750 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10



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