Chillblast Viper 500 PC Reviews: Windows 8 (64-bit) Computer

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This desktop computer is a good all rounder.

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9.2 out of 10 based on 9 reviews.
Chillblast Viper 500 with Intel Core i3 3220 3.3 GHz , 8GB of Memory and 1000GB Storage on Windows 8 (64-bit). DVD-Writer See full product description

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Jamie, Keen gamer

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Really good at running my games
Bad points:
It did not come with cetain cables so I had t by a dvi to VGA convertor and it is not got a witless co.ection to it I was miss led
Overall rating 9.0
How easy to set-up 4.0
Software bundle 10.0
How easy to connect to internet 1.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 25 Apr 2013

Chris, Scotland Keen gamer

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Great gaming PC for the money, can run BF3 on ultra on a smaller screen (19") but once you get bigger (24") I needed to drop down to High instead as was getting a little gfx lag.
Can happily play Crysis 3 on high aswell!
The case is small and quiet, really quiet!
Case is very spacious inside with lots of extra bays etc
System gets a 7.2 on WindowsEI, everything is 7.5 apart from the CPU
Bad points:
Came with win8, which was the first thing I removed after scratching my head for 10 mins
The case is known for the side panel to become "stuck" according to ChillBlast support, who told me to use brute force and they'd happily replace the broken parts
There's a lack of SATA power cables, there's 2 and one is cabled tied behind the mobo
Overall rating 9.0
How easy to set-up 10.0
Software bundle 9.0
How easy to connect to internet 10.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 23 Feb 2013

Iain, Portsmouth General user

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Having no bundled software is a good thing as most of it sponsored stuff that you have to delete. Smart looking PC, nice and quiet, Graphics card is great it has DVI and HDMI. Shopped around at deals and this beats anything out there I could find. Was not sure about Windows 8. Takes a little getting used to as it's more of an android feel to it. But am actually finding it really good, like it a lot.
Bad points:
Can't really think of any, only minor point maybe more front USB's but if that's the worst it gets then it's not doing too bad.
Overall rating 9.0
How easy to set-up 9.0
Software bundle 9.0
How easy to connect to internet 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 23 Apr 2013

Gavin, Keen gamer

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Very good value for money. A speedy PC with bags of memory. In addition, it is capable of playing most modern games well.
Bad points:
There is no wireless adaptor installed so be prepared to buy one with this product if you need it.
Overall rating 8.0
How easy to set-up 9.0
Software bundle 7.0
How easy to connect to internet 7.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 13 Feb 2013

Product Features

Operating system Windows 8 (64-bit)
RAM (Gigabytes) 8
Hard disk capacity (Gigabytes) 1000
Processor brand Intel
Processor series Core i3
Processor number 3220
Processor speed (Gigahertz) 3.3
Graphics card brand AMD
Graphics card model number Radeon 7770
Graphics card memory (Megabytes) 1024
Built-in disc drive DVD-Writer
Number of USB ports 9
 

Manufacturer's Description

New from Chillblast, manufacturer of the world’s fastest desktop computers, is the Fusion VIPER 500; a system that sets new standards of gaming performance for the sub-£500 PC category. Intel’s superb Ivy Bridge i3 3220 processor offers fantastic performance in office and multimedia creation applications and delivers the power required for seamless gaming and 3D design. The included Radeon 7770 video card means you can enjoy all current PC games at a level of detail that puts even next-generation consoles to shame, and the 8GB allocation of RAM means you will not be left waiting. Chillblasts unique experience with performance enhancement means that this system offers performance in a different league to similarly priced competition.

A superb gaming case with USB 3.0 connectivity and a 700W PSU help to keep things cool, and the Asus P8B75-M LX motherboard offers a wealth of features including more USB 3.0 ports and 6GBps SATA. A generous allocation of 8GB of RAM is provided as standard. 1000GB of hard disk space provides plenty of space for the installation of your software and vast collections of music and photos. A quality Cherry Keyboard and Mouse is also included.


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