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  • Sub-£500 PCs chart: Eclipse Max i935N79-VSTA

    The Eclipse's Intel Pentium D processor reminds us of the bad old days for Intel enthusiasts - a time when AMD Athlon chips effortlessly won out on both performance…

    £500 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Chillblast Fusion Atom review

    The Chillblast Fusion Atom desktop PC is unable to run its Intel Core i5-2500K processor in overclocked mode, but you'll still benefit from improved graphics and…

    £500 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Arbico eXcel i5255 Pro review

    The diminutive eXcel i5255 Pro desktop PC from Arbico performs well and incorporates some great features.

    £500 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Chillblast Fusion Skyline review

    Chillblast's Fusion Skyline Sandy Bridge PC offers performance that would have topped our power PCs chart a couple of months ago - and it costs just £500.

    £500 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Arbico eXcel i5250 MX review

    With its eXcel i5250 MX, Arbico has made some shrewd component selections and delivered a PC that not only performs well, but looks rather more expensive than its…

    £500 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Chillblast Fusion Summit review

    Chillblast’s Fusion Summit desktop PC holds a performance and storage disadvantage in this chart, with a 3.1GHz Core i5-2400 processor and 500GB hard drive under the…

    £500 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Arbico i3-5500 XL review

    After last issue’s Arbico i3-5445 XL ranked fourth in our sub-£500 desktop PCs chart, the company has taken a slightly different approach with its i3-5500 XL. And the…

    £500 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Chillblast Fusion Saturn review

    The only PC here to use an AMD processor, the Chillblast Fusion Saturn should prove a great budget desktop machine for enthusiasts.

    £500 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Chillblast Fusion Shogun review

    Chillblast’s Fusion Shogun is a very well-specified budget desktop PC for the money, and carefully constructed both inside and out.

    £500 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Arbico i3 5600 XL review

    Small but mighty, the 3.33GHz Core i3-560-powered Arbico i3 5600 XL budget desktop PC delivers the best Windows performance in the chart.

    £500 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Arbico Phenom 5524 GT review

    AMD processors are very popular with budget PC vendors, offering excellent performance at a low price. Arbico's Phenom 5524 GT uses a fast-clocked 3.1GHz Phenom II X2…

    £500 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Apple Mac mini (Early 2009) review

    Mac mini - the starter Apple Macintosh - is now more attractive than ever (REVISED 31 MARCH 2009)

    £500 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Chillblast Fusion Assassin review

    Relying solely on the integrated graphics of its Core i3-550 processor for gaming, the Chillblast Fusion Assassin budget desktop PC is an ideal choice for non-gamers…

    £500 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Arbico i3-5445 XL review

    Arbico’s 3.06GHz Core i3-540-powered i3-5445 XL budget desktop PC is capable of speedy Windows performance, as demonstrated by its chart-leading WorldBench 6 score of…

    £500 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Chillblast Fusion Spark review

    Chillblast’s Fusion Spark was unlikely to be a winner based on its performance.

    £500 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Chillblast Comet review

    Very similar in specification to the Best Buy Arbico, Chillblast’s Comet achieves good performance in our benchmarks and has the best warranty in the chart.

    £500 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Eclipse Ultimate A60N86GT budget PC

    The Eclipse Ultimate A60N86GT budget PC's WorldBench real-world speed score of 89 easily outshone many other PCs at this price point, with their low-end Core 2 Duo…

    £500 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • CyberPower £500 PCA Machine budget PC

    When it comes to exterior appearance, few machines at this price point manage to hide their bargain status. Yet the CyberPower £500 PCA Machine comes with a…

    £500 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Arbico FX4130 Office PC review

    The Arbico FX4130 Office PC delivers adequate performance for office work and is constructed with sound-damping materials which keep disturbances to a minimum.

    £500 inc VAT

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • Arbico eXcel 5250MX V2 review

    With a similar specification to our Best Buy Chillblast, the Arbico eXcel 5250MX V2 offers good performance for a £500 desktop PC.

    £500 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10



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