CyberPower has sent their newest Xtreme Gaming system to Ars Technica, with a price tag that has dropped from their previous system.  Housed inside is a Gigabyte P55A-UD4P with an i5-750 @ 2.66GHz and 4GB of Kingston HyperX 4GB DDR3-1600 and perhaps most importantly an ATI HD 5870 1GB.  That P55 board, with a pair of DIMMs seems to have allowed CyberPower to drop the price, even with a $410 HD 5870!

For those looking for inspiration to build their own PC, as opposed to buying one pre-built; the Hardware Leaderboard has had its first update of 2010.  There is not a huge amount of change as we are waiting for the new parts expected this quarter to appear and push some of the long time recommendations off of the Leaderboard.

“The last time we looked at a CyberPower system its price tag was $1599 and it was able to play every game currently available. This time around CyberPower has built us a system that can also play every game available, but this time it is $300 less! The CyberPower Gamer Xtreme 2000 Core i5 Gaming System features the new Core i5-750 processor and rocks a 5870 1GB video card, which is capable of playing DirectX 11 games. With all CyberPower systems this one comes with a 30-day money back guarantee and a 3 year labor and 1 year parts warranty. Let’s take a look…”

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