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  1. Chillblast Fusion Scorpion review

    Chillblast Fusion Scorpion review

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    The Chillblast system attracted attention from the moment we took it out of the box, thanks to its excellent Akasa Zen case. Its white curves, rounded buttons and perspex border around the front panel give the system a stylish look, while it opens easily to give quick access to all your hardware.

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    Shuttle XPC Glamor SG33G6 Deluxe review

    Shuttle XPC Glamor SG33G6 Deluxe review

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    When you’re thinking about small-form factor PCs I’m willing to bet the notion of glamour barely enters your head. I’m sure like most of us you’ll associate the word with grubby shots of large-breasted, plastic ladies posing for calendars destined for the walls of garages across the land.

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    Mesh G92 Pulse Pro review

    Mesh G92 Pulse Pro review

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    All you dimension-stumbling timelords will be pleased; we’ve discovered that there’s no such thing as ‘now’ in computing. Prices and specifications move so fast that they’re figuratively encrusted with dust as soon as they’ve been announced to the public.

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    Ultraviolet Genesis XOC review

    Ultraviolet Genesis XOC review

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    There's little doubt that the PC currently weighing down my desk is a very fast, beautiful-looking machine; but the real sticking point with such high-performance rigs is obviously the price.

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    Cyberpower Gamer Infinity Quad GTS review

    Cyberpower Gamer Infinity Quad GTS review

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    Building a games machine for the future is like attempting archery while attached to an ethanol drip. Although the target is right in front of you, every second you spend concentrating your aim sees it lurching further into the blurry recesses of ‘over there’.

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    CyberPower Gamer Infinity 935 OC review

    CyberPower Gamer Infinity 935 OC review

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    CyberPower prides itself on producing beefy gaming units, but a few of its PCs are more like all-rounders. That's why we decided to review the Gamer Infinity 935 OC, which is a highly capable Core 2 Duo system - no matter what its intended purpose

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    Beast Hybrid Fury review

    Beast Hybrid Fury review

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    This machine is beautiful. Hardly a sentence you could start most reviews with, but in this instance it's certainly true. It's in all honesty one of the best examples of system building that we've ever had

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    Advancetec AT-FX UV2 review

    Advancetec AT-FX UV2 review

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    Inside the garishly painted Lian Li case, you'll find a selection of the best components money has to offer. The Intel Core 2 Q6600 is capable of some serious performance boosts thanks to the water cooling

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    Sony Vaio RM1N review

    Sony Vaio RM1N review

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    Taken out of the context of video editing, this machine looks like little more than a cynical excuse to extract money from unsuspecting pockets using clever design.

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    Sony Vaio RM1N review

    Sony Vaio RM1N review

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    Sony has always been led by design. It's what makes us punters pay that little bit extra, instead of going for some ugly bit of kit that does pretty much the same job. The Vaio RM1N, you'll be unsurprised to hear, doesn't break with this tried and tested formula, although it does challenge our notions of the PC

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    Apple 24in iMac review

    Apple 24in iMac review

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    Choosing a video-editing platform from Apple's current desktop range is a conundrum. The Mac Pro towers do provide 'best of class' performance but for everyday video editing it's a case of overkill.

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    PC Next Day Zoostorm Advanced PC review

    PC Next Day Zoostorm Advanced PC review

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    Just how important is the CPU in a gaming rig? Apparently not all that crucial, according to ZooStorm. Thanks to the inclusion of a budget-orientated version of Intel's Core 2 Duo chip, this system risks an immediate pummelling from the more powerful competition

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    YoyoTech Intel Viper review

    YoyoTech Intel Viper review

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    Is it really too much to ask for an affordable gaming system built from carefully selected components from a major UK PC manufacturer? You know, the sort of system a clued-up enthusiast might cobble together if they were given a similar budget to play with

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    Philips EasyLife LX2000 review

    Philips EasyLife LX2000 review

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    It seems almost ridiculous to think that, by releasing the LX2000, Philips is taking a punt in the dark. But, in AV terms, the company surely is.Media PCs, in general, should have made more of an impact by now.

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    PC Specialist Apollo V-80 review

    PC Specialist Apollo V-80 review

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    Rig building by the numbers. At first glance, that pretty much sums up the approach PC Specialist take. Aesthetically, the Apollo V-80 certainly delivers little by way of surprise and delight

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    Mesh Xtreme review

    Mesh Xtreme review

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    Hardly fashionable or funky, Mesh has done a pretty good job over the years of offering excellent value for money from a UK PC builder. It's a sort of home-grown alternative for those who can't face being just more grist for Dell's mighty mill

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    Cyberpower Infinity XT Ultimate review

    Cyberpower Infinity XT Ultimate review

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    New memory technologies are thankfully rare beasts. The last was DDR2, and to say its reception was lukewarm would be a massive understatement. In truth it was awful, at least until the operating frequency was upped to a level that actually justified its release

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    Yoyotech Intel Viper review

    Yoyotech Intel Viper review

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    This Intel Core 2 Duo E6750-powered PC is very nearly as good as performance computing gets. Given the asking price, that's a reassuring thought for mere mortals who desire a powerful box but would rather not blow thousands on a PC.

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    Apple Mac mini 1.83 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo review

    Apple Mac mini 1.83 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo review

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    Apple quietly upgraded its entry-level Mac desktop with Core 2 Duo chips this month. It was a long overdue bump up. The new clock speeds are 1.83GHz and 2.0GHz. It carries forward exactly the same format as before; the same shell, ports, graphics card, and drives

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    RL Modula 4400-HM Home Multimedia Machine review

    RL Modula 4400-HM Home Multimedia Machine review

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    You may not have heard of RL Supplies. That's no surprising, given that it relies on word of mouth and reviews in the media to bring in business. It's been going for ten years though, so the company must be doing something right.

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    Apple Mac mini 1.83GHz Core 2 Duo review

    Apple Mac mini 1.83GHz Core 2 Duo review

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    While Apple was stealing headlines with its latest iMac design, it also quietly upgraded the Mac mini with a Core 2 Duo processor, thereby completing the integration of the faster Intel chips across its whole Mac line-up

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    Apple iMac 2.4GHz Core 2 Duo review

    Apple iMac 2.4GHz Core 2 Duo review

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    We have two methods to gauge the impact of a new Mac. The first is to talk to customers at our local Apple reseller. The second is to set up the new Mac in the office and wait for our colleagues' reactions. In both cases, the new iMac seems like a winner

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    Beast Computers Tauros review

    Beast Computers Tauros review

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    This is a small form factor machine for those that might need to lug a PC around a bit - or those that are after something a little less intimidating. Of course, it's Shuttle that is synonymous with small form factor PCs, but those that have built a system inside one of that company's barebones systems will be acutely aware of how loud such machines can get when under full load

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    Cyberpower Infinity SLI 960 review

    Cyberpower Infinity SLI 960 review

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    More and more PCs are being sold pre-overclocked, and it's not hard to see why. Not only is it desirable to squeeze extra performance from your machine, but the job is now arguably easier

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    Chillblast Fusion 6320 OC P35 review

    Chillblast Fusion 6320 OC P35 review

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    The £600 - £800 desktop market is competitive and you can see marked differences in performance for just a few pounds either way. One such PC that excels in this price bracket is the Chillblast Fusion 6320 OC P35

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