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  • Arbico CD 8570 XL review

    An improved version of Arbico’s £499 CD 8467 XL, the 8570 XL swaps in a faster processor, a larger hard drive and double the video memory.

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Eclipse Pearl i84R483 review

    It’s the slowest performer here in our WorldBench 6 speed test, but the Eclipse Pearl i84R483's score of 115 points will be perfectly adequate for most users.

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Chillblast Fusion Horizon review

    Despite being based on the older, slower 3.06GHz Intel Core 2 Duo E8400, Chillblast’s Fusion Horizon is perfectly adequate for general use.

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • MESH Cute Inspire review

    If you really do need a PC such as the Mesh Cute Inspire to act as a home entertainment centre, let's get one thing out of the way: it's too noisy for the lounge.…

    £399 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Dell Studio XPS 8000 review

    The Dell Studio XPS 8000 is designed for home users who want a powerful PC that can be used for almost any type of task. It features the latest in Intel processing…

    £599 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Acer Veriton M670G review

    The Acer Veriton M670G is a pretty good system with a reasonable price. But good isn't great.

    £625 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Arbico HD5750 XL review

    With a WorldBench 6 real-world speed score of 132 points, the Arbico HD5750 XL is the fastest sub-£750 Windows 7 PC we've tested.

    £749 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Dell Inspiron 545s review

    The Dell Inspiron 545s is a slimline desktop PC designed to give your peers and workmates fashion envy.

    £729 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Eclipse Spirit i86R489 review

    Eclipse’s Spirit i86R489 is the third system in our chart to house a 3.33GHz Intel Core 2 Duo E8600, but it fails to match their levels of performance.

    £749 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • CyberPower Gamer Infinity Draco review

    With Intel’s older, slower Core 2 Duo E8500 chip under the hood, the CyberPower Gamer Infinity Draco was never going to reach the top of our performance charts.

    £749 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Eclipse Matrix i575R489 review

    With its superior multiprocessing capabilities, the Eclipse Matrix i575R489 will be a worthy challenger to any dual-core system.

    £749 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • CyberPower Gamer Ultra Triton review

    The CyberPower Gamer Ultra Triton's Phenom processor did offer good value for money – until the Intel Core i5 750 came along and ruined it all.

    £749 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • HP Compaq dc5800 Small Form Factor review

    The HP Compaq dc5800 Small Form Factor PC is encased in a narrow, gray metallic case - not very stylish but acceptable for an office.

    £620 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • CyberPower Infinity Hades review

    CyberPower's interesting-looking Infinity Hades budget desktop PC uses a 2.66GHz Intel Core i7 750 to devastating effect, producing real-world speed that's unbeaten…

    £749 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

  • Dell Optiplex 780 USFF review

    Business-class desktop PCs such as the Dell Optiplex 780 USFF (ultra small form factor) receive slightly different consideration during our review process.

    £526 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Acer Veriton X480G review

    The Acer Veriton X480G does a good job of keeping up with the best budget PCs, but tough competition stands between this system and top honours.

    £382 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Chillblast Fusion Battleaxe review

    The Chillblast Fusion Battleaxe is a smart-looking PC, finished in black and silver with subtle blue illumination, while its 3GHz dual-core AMD Phenom II X2 545…

    £500 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Mesh Matrix DX 250 review

    Mesh's Matrix DX 250 offers plenty of speed for everyday computing and gaming but, with it's compact case, there's little room for upgrading.

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Eclipse Matrix A62R567 review

    With fast DDR3 RAM and double the graphics memory of any other system here, the AMD-powered Eclipse Matrix A62R567 offers plenty of speed.

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10



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