CyberPower’s Infinity Phoenix has a near-identical spec to the competition, but it's one of the faster desktop PCs in this very similar group.
CyberPower’s Infinity Phoenix is the third PC here to be powered by an Intel Core i7-950 CPU. And, you’ve guessed it, its specification also includes 6GB of DDR3 RAM, a 1TB hard drive, a 24in HKC monitor, a Gigabyte motherboard and a Radeon HD 5850 graphics card. With 149 points scored in WorldBench 6, however, it’s one of the faster desktop PCs in this very similar group.
But the CyberPower Infinity Phoenix power desktop PC isn’t as well-specced as our top two PCs for multimedia use. CyberPower’s decision not to include a Blu-ray drive and external speakers could very well be a dealbreaker.
On the plus side, the CyberPower Infinity Phoenix power desktop PC is the best system here for gaming. Although its Radeon HD 5850 graphics card is used in three of the other PCs on test, this factory-overclocked version has had its clock and memory speeds boosted from 725MHz to 800MHz and 1GHz to 1.2GHz respectively. The Phoenix demonstrated a noticeable improvement in our Crysis and Stalker: Call of Pripyat gaming tests.
Housed in an eye-catching metallic blue case, complete with a gamer-friendly see-through side panel, the CyberPower Infinity Phoenix power desktop PC isn’t quite so pretty on the inside. Its 850W PSU comes with messy cabling, and the case itself lacks some of the cooling options gamers and overclockers will require.
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- CyberPower Infinity Phoenix
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