Four of the five PCs here are powered by Intel’s 3.06GHz Core i7-950 processor, but the Chillblast Fusion Bullet power desktop PC is the fastest of all, with a staggering WorldBench 6 score of 151 points.

Four of the five PCs here are powered by Intel’s 3.06GHz Core i7-950 processor, but the Chillblast Fusion Bullet power desktop PC is the fastest of all, with a staggering WorldBench 6 score of 151 points.

Like the Core i7-950-based competition, the Chillblast Fusion Bullet power desktop PC comes with 6GB of DDR3 RAM, a 1TB hard drive, a 24in HKC monitor and a Radeon HD 5850 graphics card.

It’s no surprise, then, to also see little variation in the choice of motherboard. The Chillblast Fusion Bullet power desktop PC uses the same Asus model as the Arbico, while the Palicomp and CyberPower have plumped for identical Gigabyte boards. The motherboard provides support for high-speed USB 3.0 and offers three PCI Express x16 slots, two of which can be used at the full x16-speed simultaneously.

If you’re happy to stick with just the one graphics card, however, the Chillblast Fusion Bullet power desktop PC's Radeon HD 5850 delivers good gaming performance. The Fusion Bullet is slightly faster than the Arbico, which uses the same card, but it can’t match the gaming performance of the factory-overclocked cards selected by Palicomp and CyberPower.

The EZCool A200D is less showy than some of the system cases seen here, and it’s also less imposing. A top-mounted cooling fan can be fitted, but isn’t preinstalled. The Chillblast Fusion Bullet power desktop PC's  700W PSU also lacks the tidy cabling of the Palicomp’s 750W model.

Supplied with a DVD/Blu-ray combo drive and a set of 5.1-channel speakers, the Chillblast Fusion Bullet power desktop PC will make a great multimedia system.

Power PCs chart ranking

  1. Palicomp Core i7 Blitz 950-25 BLU
  2. Chillblast Fusion Bullet
  3. CyberPower Infinity Phoenix
  4. DinoPC Fermisaur 870
  5. Arbico Elite i7-9558 HD

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