One of our first Haswell-based system is the CyberPowerPC Gamer Xtreme 5200, which comes in a surprisingly subdued mid-tower chassis that belies the powerful components inside. It’s hard to say what CyberPowerPC’s going for aesthetically here, but it’s easy to see that this machine is fully loaded.
|CyberPowerPC Gamer Xteme 5200
Intel Core i7-4770K 3.50 GHz 8MB Intel Smart Cache LGA1150
ASUS Z87-A Intel Z87 Chipset DDR3 ATX Mainboard
AMD Radeon HD 7990 6GB 16X PCIe 3.0 Dual GPU Video Card
16GB (8GBx2) Corsair Vengeance DDR3/1600MHz Dual Channel Memory
Corsair Neutron 64GB SATA III 6.0Gbps SSD
1TB SATA 6Gbps (7200 RPM) HDD
12X Internal Blu-ray Drive & DVD-RW
CoolIT LCS ECO II-120MM FB Liquid Cooling
Microsoft Windows 8 (64-bit Edition)
800W CoolerMaster Silent Pro Gold
Fractal Design Arc Midi R2 Mid-Tower Gaming Case
$2,199 (as configured)
The system is wrapped in a Fractal Design Arc Midi R2 chassis, that offers two top- and front-mounted USB 3.0 ports, power and reset buttons, mic and headphone jacks, and a three-way fan controller.
Windows 8 is the OS of choice here, and the CyberPowerPC Gamer Xtreme 5200 costs $2,199 as configured.