Pros

  • Relatively quiet perfomance
  • Well organized internally

Cons

  • Hot-swappable bays take some effort to get into

At A Glance

CyberPower's Gamer Xtreme 8500 might not lead its highly competitive category, but you can't argue with the price.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.cyberpowerpc.com/

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core i7
Processor speed 2.93 MHz
Bus speed 160.7 MHz
Processor count 1
Display
Included monitor No
Storage
Drive size 1040.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 7200.0 RPM
Other storage
  • CompactFlash
  • Memory Stick
  • SD Card
  • SD/MMC Card
  • SDHC Card
  • SDXC Card
  • SmartMedia
  • xD-Picture Card
Drive type
  • Hard Disk Drive
  • Solid-State Drive
Ports and Connections
MultiMedia Card (MMC) or MultiMediaCard (MMC) Yes
SDXC Card or Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC) 1.0
Available Interfaces USB - Universal Serial Bus 3.0
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
SDHC Card or Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) 1.0
SD/MMC Card 1.0
Slots
  • CompactFlash
  • Memory Stick
  • Memory Stick Duo
  • Memory Stick PRO
  • Memory Stick PRO Duo
  • MultiMedia Card (MMC)
  • SD Card
  • SDHC Card
  • SmartMedia
  • miniSD Card
  • xD-Picture Card
Memory
Memory size 4096.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Storage Media
SD card Yes
XD picture card 1
Memory stick Memory Stick
Compact flash Yes
Smart media Yes
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Other Features
Devices All-In-One Flash Memory Card Reader

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 155.0
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 149.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 306.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 147.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 321.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 274.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 193.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 140.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 286.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 153.0   seconds (lower is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 168.0
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1024x768 279.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1680x1050 266.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1920x1200 227.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 2560x1600 142.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1024x768 164.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1680x1050 170.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1920x1200 162.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 2560x1600 122.1   Frames per second (higher is better)