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  • CyberPower Gamer Ultra 930 budget desktop PC review

    Based on the familiar CoolerMaster Elite 330 case, CyberPower’s Gamer Ultra 930 looks much like the other sub-£500 systems. But a look inside reveals a different beast.

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 7 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

  • Mesh Elite Q9300 Pro budget desktop PC review

    The Mesh Elite Q9300 PRO is the first PC in our charts based on Intel’s latest generation of quad-core processors, and these chips are a big step forward.

    £749 inc VAT

    Score - 9 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

  • Eclipse Elite i85n98GTX budget desktop PC review

    Another system based on the E8500 chip, Eclipse’s Elite i85n98GTX seems somewhat lacking in specification.

    £749 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Dell Inspiron 530/1142 budget desktop PC review

    The Dell Inspiron 530/1142 comes with an Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 processor and 4GB of DDR2-667 memory, making it ideal for those who make heavy use of programs that…

    £719 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Zoostorm 62-3309 Home Desktop budget desktop PC review

    The Zoostorm 62-3309 Home Desktop is almost unbeatable at this price point.

    £499 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

  • 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

  • Chillblast Fusion Hawk budget desktop PC review

    The sub-£500 category is more competitive than ever, and impressive rivals limit the Hawk to a fourth-place finish.

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • CyberPower Gamer Ultra 750 budget desktop PC review

    The CyberPower Gamer Ultra 750 certainly looks the part. Its space-age looks are enhanced by green internal illumination, glowing brightly from its transparent…

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Linutop 2 mini desktop PC review

    If you want something basic, quiet and easily tucked away in your office, Linutop 2 could be the right choice.

    £292 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Dell Studio Hybrid PC review

    The aesthetically pleasing Dell Studio Hybrid PC has a terrific compact design, but it sacrifices performance for miniaturisation.

    £569 inc VAT

    Score - 7 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

  • 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

  • Eclipse Matrix i85A487 budget desktop PC review

    This impressive entry from Eclipse stands head and shoulders above the rest when it comes to gaming.

    £749 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • CyberPower Gamer Infinity GT budget desktop PC review

    CyberPower’s Gamer Infinity GT is nudged into fourth place by the slimmest of margins, although we would have expected a WorldBench score a good few points higher…

    £749 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Packard Bell imax 3414 budget desktop PC review

    The imax 3414 is by far the smallest PC system this month. It’s a PC you can put just about anywhere.

    £549 inc VAT

    Score - 7 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



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