If you are in the market for a high spec gaming PC then you might want to take a look at our review of the Cyberpower Ultra FX Free Sync PC.
Here are the specs for the model we had in for review:
Case: NZXT Source 340 Mid-Tower Gaming Case w/ USB 3.0, Side-Panel Window (White Colour)
CPU: AMD FX-8370 4.00 GHz Eight-Core AM3+ CPU 8MB L2 Cache & Turbo Core Technology *** Pro OC ***
Cooling Fan: Corsair Hydro Series H55 Quiet Liquid Cooling system w/ 120mm Radiator (Corsair CPU Water Cooling *** Extreme OC ***)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P AMD 970 Chipset, ATX mainboard w/ 4 RAM slots, 7.1 Audio, GbLAN, USB3.0, SATA-III, RAID, 1 Gen PCIe x16, 1 Gen PCIe x4, 3 PCIe x1, & 2 PCI
Memory: 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3/1866mhz Dual Channel Memory (HyperX Fury White w/Heat Spreader)
Video Card: AMD Radeon R9 390 8GB 16X PCIe Video Card (Single Card)
Power Supply Upgrade: 700 Watts Power Supplies (Cooler Master 700 Watts B700 B2 Gaming Power Supply, 80+)
Hard Drive: 120GB Kingston SSDNow V300 SATA III Gaming MLC Solid State Disk (Single Drive)
Secondary Hard Drive: 1TB SATA-III 6.0Gb/s Cache 7200RPM Hard Drive (Single Hard Drive)
Sound: HIGH DEFINITION ON-BOARD 7.1 AUDIO
LCD Monitor: BenQ 27″ XL2730Z, Free Sync Wide Quad HD 2K LED Gaming Monitor
Network: ONBOARD 10/1000 NETWORK CARD
Keyboard: (Keyboard & Mouse Combo) Cooler Master Devastator Gaming Keyboard & Mouse
Operating System: Windows 8.1 (64-bit Edition)
Warranty Service: DESKTOP STANDARD WARRANTY: 3 Year Labour, 2 Year Parts, 1 Month Collect and Return plus Life-Time Technical Support
A Closer Look
The C drive is the SSD.
If you are interested in the individual scores compared to other rigs, enlarge each of the images below.
The first thing I noticed was that this beast was well, a beast! Its large and its heavy and it packs quite a punch. I rather liked the clear window on the side of the box so you can see inside, not that it really makes a difference to using the machine, but I liked it.
The machine came preinstalled and preconfigured so all I had to do with plug it in and switch it on. It was running Windows 8.1 (and with Windows 10 just around the corner it’s all ready to be upgraded).
As you can see from the performance tests the machine is both powerful and fast – I had no problem doing normal everyday tasks on it (obviously) but playing PC games on it such as The Witcher and other graphics intensive games also caused no issues.
The machine itself has been overclocked for you so there really isn’t anything else you need to do to it to eek out that little bit of extra power – just enjoy it.
If you are looking for a really good high spec gaming rig (with a great monitor) then you should definitely have a closer look at the Ultra FX Free Sync.
The price is £1594.80 (including VAT) for the same spec as our review unit, but you can change it up if you wish.
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