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  • Cyberpower PC Gamer Xtreme 2000 SE System Review
  • Cyberpower PC Gamer Xtreme 2000 SE System Review


    System Components

    For any single GPU enthusiast build we would recommend at least a 750w+ PSU with a preference for 80+ bronze or higher.  Cyberpower PC has included a Corsair TX750 with the Gamer Xtreme 2000 SE and just so happens to be a hardwired 80+ Bronze PSU rated at 750w.  
    Storage is split between a 60Gig Corsair SATA III SSD acting as your main system drive and a secondary 1TB Seagate storage drive.  The intent here is to install all games and programs to the 1TB drive leaving the super fast SSD to run the OS and store profile information.

    As you can imagine SSD drives are extremely fast, so much in fact that the spinning balls you see when loading Windows 7 don't even get a chance to form the Windows logo before you are at the desktop.

    A single dual fan Corsair H60 watercooler is used to keep the Core i5 3570K Ivy Bridge processor temps under control and Corsair Vengeance gaming memory finishes out the subsystem.
    You have two options when it comes to video performance.  The first is connecting directly to the discrete Radeon HD 7850 graphics card or you can take advantage of the performance enhancing Virtu software.  The difference depends on where you plug in to get your video output.  Virtu would use the video connections on the I/O panel and the Radeon HD7850 is located down below.