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Review: Cyberpower Luxe Xtreme

by Parm Mann on 28 July 2016, 12:20

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Test Methodology

Comparison Systems - Part One

System Name Acer Predator G6-710 Asus RoG G20CB Chillblast Fusion Nano Fury Cyberpower Luxe Xtreme Cyberpower Trinity 300 DinoPC BX-01
Overclocked Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes
CPU Intel Core i7-6700K Intel Core i7-6700 Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Core i7-6950X Intel Core i7-5820K Intel Core i7-5930K
Max Turbo Frequency 4.6GHz 4.0GHz 4.4GHz 4.0GHz 4.0GHz 4.5GHz
CPU Cores / Threads 4 / 8 4 / 8 4 / 4 10 / 20 6 / 12 6 / 12
CPU TDP 91W 65W 91W 140W 140W 140W
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Air Cooler Asus RoG G20CB Corsair Hydro Series H75 XPSC Liquid Cooling Cooler Master Seideon 120V HeatKiller IV Pro in custom loop
Motherboard Acer Predator G6-710 Asus RoG G20CB ASUS Z170I Pro Gaming MSI X99A Gaming Pro Carbon ASRock X99E-ITX/ac Asus X99-Pro/USB 3.1
Memory SK hynix 32GB DDR4 (2x16GB)* 16GB DDR4 (2x8GB) Crucial 16GB DDR4 (2x8GB) Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB DDR4 (2x8GB) Kingston HyperX Fury 16GB DDR4 (2x8GB) Corsair Vengeance LPX 32GB DDR4 (4x8GB)
Memory Speed 15-15-15-36-2T @ 2,133MHz 15-15-15-36-2T @ 2,133MHz 15-15-15-36-2T @ 2,133MHz 16-18-18-36-2T @ 3,200MHz 15-15-15-35-2T @ 2,400MHz 15-17-17-35-2T @ 3,000MHz
Graphics Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 4GB Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 4GB Asus Radeon R9 Nano 4GB MSI GeForce GTX 1080 SeaHawk MSI GeForce GTX 980 OC 4GB 2x MSI GeForce 980 Ti 6GB in SLI
Primary Storage Device 512GB Kingston SSD** 128GB SK hynix SSD 256GB Samsung SM951 PCIe M.2 SSD 400GB Intel 750 Series NVMe SSD 250GB Samsung 850 Evo SSD 512GB Samsung 950 Pro NVMe SSD
Second Storage Device 2TB Seagate Barracuda HDD 2TB Toshiba HDD 1TB Seagate SSHD 2TB Seagate Barracuda HDD 2TB Seagate Barracuda HDD 4TB Seagate Desktop HDD
Third Storage Device 2TB Seagate Barracuda HDD - - - - -
Fourth Storage Device 1TB Seagate Barracuda HDD - - - - -
Optical Drive DVD Writer DVD Writer - - - -
PSU FSP 750-80EGN (750W, internal) Asus RoG G20CB (230W + 180W, external) Corsair CS650M (650W, internal) In Win C750 Modular (750W, internal) Cooler Master B600 (600W, internal) Corsair RM850x (850W, internal)
Chassis Acer Predator G6 Asus RoG G20CB Raijintek Metis In Win 909 Deepcool Tristellar Corsair Carbide Series 600C
Operating System Windows 10 (64-bit) Windows 10 (64-bit) Windows 10 (64-bit) Windows 10 (64-bit) Windows 8.1 (64-bit) Windows 10 (64-bit)
Warranty One year One year Five years (two-year collect-and-return including parts, five-year labour) Three years (one-month collect-and-return, two-year parts, three-year labour) Three years (one-month collect-and-return, two-year parts, three-year labour) Three years (six-months collect-and-return, two-year parts, three-year labour)
Date Reviewed February 2016 January 2016 October 2015 July 2016 July 2015 March 2016
Cost As Reviewed TBC £1,500 £1,500 £4,399 £1,999 £3,799
*UK specification includes 12GB DDR4
**Retail storage configuration to be confirmed

Comparison Systems - Part Two

System Name MSI Vortex G65 6QF SLI PC Specialist Liquid Series LS-M01 Scan 3XS Z170 Vengeance Scan 3XS Z170 Vengeance Q Vibox Rapture Chaos MX1
Overclocked No Yes Yes Yes Yes
CPU Intel Core i7-6700K Intel Core i7-6700K Intel Core i7-6700K Intel Core i7-6700K Intel Core i5-6600K
Max Turbo Frequency 4.2GHz 4.6GHz 4.6GHz 4.4GHz 4.5GHz
CPU Cores / Threads 4 / 8 4 / 8 4 / 8 4 / 8 4 / 4
CPU TDP 91W 91W 91W 91W 91W
CPU Cooler MSI Vortex Custom Liquid Loop be quiet! Dark Rock 3 Noctua NH-D15S NZXT Kraken X61
Motherboard MSI Z170 MS-1T11 Asus Maximus VIII Hero Asus Z170 Pro Gaming Asus Z170 Pro Gaming MSI Z170A Gaming Pro
Memory SK hynix 16GB DDR4 (2x8GB) Kingston HyperX Fury 16GB DDR4 (2x8GB) Corsair Vengeance LPX 8GB DDR4 (2x4GB) Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB DDR4 (2x8GB) Patriot Viper Xtreme 16GB DDR4 (4x4GB)
Memory Speed 15-15-15-36-2T @ 2,133MHz 15-17-17-35-2T @ 2,666MHz 15-17-17-35-2T @ 3,000MHz 15-17-17-35-2T @ 3,000MHz 16-18-18-36-2T @ 2,800MHz
Graphics 2x MSI GeForce 980 8GB in SLI EVGA GeForce GTX 980 Ti Superclocked ACX 6GB EVGA GeForce GTX 980 Superclocked ACX 6GB EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Superclocked ACX 8GB MSI GeForce GTX 980 Ti Gaming 6GB
Primary Storage Device 2x 128GB Samsung SM951 PCIe M.2 SSD in RAID0 512GB Samsung SM951 PCIe M.2 SSD 256GB Samsung SM951 PCIe M.2 SSD 256GB Samsung 950 Pro NVMe SSD 250GB Samsung 850 Evo SSD
Second Storage Device 1TB Hitachi Travelstar HDD 2TB WD Black HDD 2TB WD Green HDD 2TB Seagate Hybrid HD 2TB WD Black HDD
Optical Drive - - Samsung DVD Writer - -
PSU MSI Vortex (450W, internal) Corsair RM850x (850W, internal) Corsair CS550M (550W, internal) Corsair RM650x (650W, internal) Super Flower Leadex Gold (750W, internal)
Chassis MSI Vortex G65 Cooler Master MasterCase Pro 5 Corsair Obsidian Series 450D Corsair Carbide Series 400Q with Noctua Redux fans NZXT Noctis 450
Operating System Windows 10 (64-bit) Windows 10 (64-bit) Windows 10 (64-bit) Windows 10 (64-bit) Windows 10 (64-bit)
Warranty Two years Three years (one-month collect-and-return, one-year parts, three-year labour) Three years (first year onsite, second year return-to-base with parts and labour, third year return-to-base with labour only) Three years (first year onsite, second year return-to-base with parts and labour, third year return-to-base with labour only) Two years (90-day collect-and-return, two-year parts, lifetime labour)
Date Reviewed April 2016 May 2016 August 2015 June 2016 September 2015
Cost As Reviewed £2,998 £2,299 £1,500 £1,770 £1,850

CPU and Storage Benchmarks

HEXUS PiFast Our number-crunching PiFast test is used to benchmark the computational power of each system's CPU.
Cinebench Using Cinebench's multi-CPU render, this cross-platform benchmark stresses as many cores as possible.
HandBrake Free-to-use video encoder that stresses all CPU cores.

Memory and Storage Benchmarks

AIDA64 Benchmark that analyses memory bandwidth and latency.
CrystalDiskMark Popular free-to-use storage benchmark, used to gauge sequential performance and aggregated 4K QD32 speeds.

Gaming Benchmarks

3DMark DX11, run at the Firestrike default test.
Gaming A selection of modern titles are tested at various resolutions.

Miscellaneous Benchmarks

Power Consumption Noted for system idling, under HandBrake video-transcoding load, and whilst playing Dirt Rally.
Temperature Noted for CPU idling, under HandBrake video-transcoding load, and whilst playing Dirt Rally.