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CyberPower Gamer Infinity GT budget desktop PC review

£699 inc VAT

Manufacturer: CyberPower

Our Rating: We rate this 4 out of 5

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 interior components and impressive-looking Intel CPU cooler.

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 interior components and impressive-looking Intel CPU cooler, usually found only on the company’s highest-performing chips.

This latter feature may be slight overkill for a Core 2 Duo E8500, but over-engineering the cooling doesn’t hurt. It looks much better than the standard cooler, and allows overclockers to push the processor that bit further – something CyberPower is happy to do for an additional £57. The CyberPower Gamer Infinity GT's case-mounted LCD readout is another nice touch. This displays the temperatures of key internal components – a boon for those who like to push their PC to the limits.

At stock speeds the CyberPower Gamer Infinity GT delivers reasonably good performance, scoring seven WorldBench 6 points fewer than Arbico's Elite 8070EX. But this is a gaming PC, not an Excel workhorse, and manages to beat the Arbico convincingly in both our Fear and Crysis tests.

It can’t match the Eclipse Elite i85n98GTX’s gaming performance, but the CyberPower Gamer Infinity GT is a more stylish and generally higher-performing system. The specifications are impressive: 4GB of RAM, a 22in Chimei monitor with a digital input and Creative 5.1 speakers offer a rounded entertainment package that’s good enough for multimedia playback and the odd bit of office work.

Chart ranking: budget desktop PCs (August issue)


  1. Arbico Elite 8070EX
  2. Mesh Elite Q9300 Pro
  3. CyberPower Gamer Infinity GT
  4. Eclipse Elite i85n98GTX
  5. Dell Inspiron 530/1142

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CyberPower Gamer Infinity GT Expert Verdict »

3.16GHz Intel Core 2 Duo E8500
Windows Vista Home Premium 64bit
4GB DDR RAM
320GB SATA
MSI P35 Neo (MS-7360)
6 x USB
22in Chimei 223D (0.282mm pixel pitch, 1,680x1,050)
512MB PCI Express BFG nVidia GeForce 8800 GT (framerates: Crysis [HQ] 48fps, Fear 139fps)
onboard Realtek ALC888
5 x Creative Inspire A500
subwoofer
20x/20x/8x/8x/6x/8x/12x/16x (DVD-R/+R/-R DL/+R DL/-RW/+RW/-RAM/-ROM)
three-year return-to-base warranty
WorldBench 6 score: 119
  • Build Quality: We give this item 10 of 10 for build quality
  • Features: We give this item 8 of 10 for features
  • Value for Money: We give this item 8 of 10 for value for money
  • Overall: We give this item 8 of 10 overall

It’s a very close call between the CyberPower Gamer Infinity GT and the Mesh Elite Q9300 Pro. Your ultimate preference is likely to depend on budget considerations.


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