The Dino PC Ravenous 2600 B3 is housed in a quirky-looking Zalman system case. Its asymmetric details carve out ‘Z’ shapes at the front and side, where a transparent panel proudly displays the system’s internals.
Four front-facing USB ports are provided, along with an illuminated temperature gauge and a two-channel fan-speed controller that help you balance cooling and noise inside the Dino PC Ravenous 2600 B3's case. These features are wasted on a PC that includes the non-overclockable Core i7-2600 processor, however.
With both chips running at stock speeds, the Core i7-2600 processor achieves the same performance as the i7-2600K; thus the Dino PC Ravenous 2600 B3’s 166-point WorldBench 6 score is a good result.
A slightly updated version of the original Ravenous 2600, the Dino PC Ravenous 2600 B3 specifies an nVidia GeForce 560 Ti graphics card rather than an ATI Radeon HD 6850. The nVidia graphics card offers a significant boost to gaming performance, but it’s not the best on test.
Rather than install a single Blu-ray/DVD combo drive, the Dino PC Ravenous 2600 B3 has separate drives that make for better performance from each. You also get a pair of external stereo speakers and a subwoofer for improved bass response, but not the surround-sound speakers that come with the Chillblast and Palicomp PCs.
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