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  • Chillblast Fusion Hawk budget desktop PC review

    The sub-£500 category is more competitive than ever, and impressive rivals limit the Hawk to a fourth-place finish.

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • CyberPower Gamer Ultra 750 budget desktop PC review

    The CyberPower Gamer Ultra 750 certainly looks the part. Its space-age looks are enhanced by green internal illumination, glowing brightly from its transparent…

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Palicomp Ballistix Excalibur E85SLI-19 review

    With the fastest processor in the chart under the hood, it’s little wonder that Palicomp's Ballistix Excalibur E85SLI-1 tops our WorldBench 6 real-world speed tests.

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • CyberPower AMD Pre-Build 2 Cores review

    A carefully specced AMD system, such as the CyberPower AMD Pre-Build 2 Cores, can deliver very good value for money.

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Eclipse Mirage A995R467 review

    Eclipse is the second PC manufacturer in our chart to dabble with an AMD processor, with the Mirage A995R467 running a 2.6GHz quad-core Phenom X4 Black Edition 9550 CPU.

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Arbico Elite 4685HD review

    Arbico’s Elite 4685HD performs well across the board, and turned in respectable scores in our general-performance and gaming tests.

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • CyberPower Gamer Infinity 600 review

    With its glossy, piano-black case and blue illuminated tubes filled with static bubbles, the CyberPower Gamer Infinity 600 looks the part as a budget gaming system.

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Zoostorm 62-3311 review

    With a staggering score of 128 points in our WorldBench 6 test suite, Zoostorm’s 62-3311 is an astonishingly good performer.

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Mesh Elite Inspire PCA review

    On paper, the Mesh Elite Inspire PCA is compelling: it boasts a 500GB hard drive and a 22in display.

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Sub-£500 PCs chart: Arbico CD6420XL

    Sub-£500 PCs tend not to be blessed with extraordinary speed, but the Arbico CD6420XL has nothing to be ashamed of.

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Sub-£500 PCs chart: Arbico CD9600XL

    This time last year, AMD's Athlon processors lay at the heart of almost every PC we championed, yet Intel has now achieved total dominance. Well, almost total. For…

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Sub-£500 PCs chart: Mesh Elite Value PCA

    Big names such as Mesh don’t produce many PCs in the sub-£500 range, so the Elite Value PCA comes as a pleasant surprise.

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Eclipse Matrix i525z68 review

    Eclipse's Matrix i525z68 is the first desktop PC we’ve tested with a Z68-chipset motherboard, and we certainly didn’t expect to find it at this price.

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Dino PC Plutosaur 2500 review

    With 8GB of memory installed, Dino PC’s Plutosaur 2500 has double the RAM of any of the competition and delivered the fastest score in our WorldBench 6 speed test.

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • CyberPower Apollo XT review

    CyberPower’s Apollo XT budget desktop PC looks like a gaming beast. Unfortunately, there’s little inside worth showing off on a £500 budget.

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Eclipse Solar i523P67 review

    A £500 PC with a Sandy Bridge processor, the Eclipse Solar i523P67 offers excellent performance and value for money.

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Medion Akoya E4217D review

    The Medion Akoya E4217D takes a new Intel Core i5 processor but isn't quite sure what to do with it.

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • Eclipse Explorer i525H67 review

    Eclipse’s Explorer i525H67 has a very similar specification to our Best Buy Arbico eXcel i5250 MX, which centres around a 3.33GHz Intel Core i5-2500 CPU. Once again,…

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Palicomp Phoenix i5 Sonar review

    The only desktop PC here to provide a multiplier-unlocked Sandy Bridge processor, Palicomp’s Phoenix i5 Sonar takes a 3.3GHz Intel Core i5-2500K chip that’s designed…

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • HP Omni 100 review

    The 20-inch HP Omni 100 all-in-one desktop PC sports an extremely low asking price, but we're still hard pressed to recommend its lacklustre combination of features,…

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 5 out of 10



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