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CyberPower Ultra Triton review

£499 inc VAT

Manufacturer: CyberPower

Our Rating: We rate this 4 out of 5

The CyberPower Ultra Triton is the first desktop PC we've seen in a long while with an AMD processor. Its A6-3650 is slower than the Intel equivalent in application performance, but offers significantly faster integrated graphics.

The CyberPower Ultra Triton is the first desktop PC in a long while to enter our round-up with an AMD processor. Its A6-3650 is slower than the Intel equivalent in application performance, but offers significantly faster integrated graphics.

Although the CyberPower Ultra Triton recorded a relatively sluggish 111 points in our WorldBench 6 speed test, its A6-3650 screamed ahead of the competition in Fear, and delivered smooth gameplay at 53fps. This CPU also supports DirectX 11.0, allowing us to run our Stalker: Call of Pripyat benchmark. Here, the CyberPower recorded 30fps.

The CyberPower Ultra Triton's CPU can be overclocked if you crave more speed, although it isn’t officially sanctioned in the way that Intel’s K-suffixed Core processors are. Despite their overclockable CPUs, however, much of the competition uses H61-chipset motherboards, which prohibit this speed-boosting practice.

The CyberPower Ultra Triton is housed in a gamer-friendly Azza Orion system case, which features an angular design with a two-tone silver-and-blue finish. It has illuminated fans and a see-through side panel, and is fitted with a one-terabyte (1TB) hard drive and a generous 8GB of memory.

Peripherals include the popular AOC F22+ display and a set of Logitech external speakers. The latter offers a considerable improvement over the speakers built into the CyberPower Ultra Triton's display, but lacks a subwoofer.

The CyberPower Ultra Triton is a little noisy during operation, although the MSI motherboard’s fan-speed controls may help to alleviate this problem.

Budget PC chart ranking

  1. 1. Chillblast Fusion Neutron
    2. CyberPower Ultra Triton
    3. Palicomp Phoenix i5 Sonar Extreme
    4. Eclipse Voyager i525H61
    5. Arbico eXcel i5-2533LE

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CyberPower Ultra Triton Expert Verdict »

2.6GHz AMD A6-3650
Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
4 x USB 2.0
4 x USB 3.0
MSI A75MA-G55 motherboard
450W WinPower PSU
21.5in AOC F22+ (0.25mm pixel pitch, 1920x1080)
AMD HD 6530D graphics (games scores: Fear [1024x768] = 53fps, Crysis [Low] = 23fps)
onboard sound
2 x Logitech S120 speakers
24x DVD-R/12x +R DL/6x -RW/8x +RW/12x -RAM
Microsoft Office Starter 2010
three-year return-to-base warranty (parts only)
WorldBench 6 score: 111
  • Overall: We give this item 8 of 10 overall

The CyberPower Ultra Triton offers a real alternative to a slew of very similar Intel-based PCs. It also has superior gaming graphics.

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