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iBuyPower - Desktop - 8GB Memory - 500GB Hard Drive

iBuyPower - Desktop - 8GB Memory - 500GB Hard Drive
alaScore 89

159 reviews

Jul, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 159 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the reliability and design. The value for money and usability also get good opinions, but there are some mixed reviews about the size.

usability, value for money, design, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the iBuyPower - Desktop - 8GB Memory - 500GB Hard Drive is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 159 reviews)

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Great computer for ideal, casual gaming.


I was really happy and excited with this computer, I consider myself a more then avid gamer, and for years I've only used basic laptops. Sure they did the trick, but just barely. Upgrading to a desktop was an all around great decision and I should've...

Easy to setup, plenty of room to add more modifications

Didn't know it didn't came with wireless :P didn't read that

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Really Great PC


I am always nervous about buying anything online especially when there are negative reviews, but this computer is great. At first I was afraid that it would be loud like many of the comments insisted but as soon as i had started it and since it has...

Fast Downloads, Runs Games Well, Quiet

That I Didn't buy this Sooner

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Great computer!!


This computer is great! So much faster than my previous one! The functionality knocks it out of the park!! I just wish the power cord was a little longer, but that's what they make power strips for.This product is... quiet, Attractive design, Premium...

Speed and functionality

Needs a longer power cord


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Great PC for a great price!


This is my first PC and I'm very pleased with it. I'm using it mainly for school but I've already run a few games on it and they perform great! I got the computer setup in about an hour (Windows 8 comes pre-installed and a installation CD is also...

Super fast, quiet, easy to set up, price, customization

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My boyfriend is addicted to this computer.


I bought this for my boyfriend and he loves it! He is a big online gamer and it is able to play and support all the extreme online games he likes to play. Great computer.This product is... quiet, lightning fast, Sharp graphicsAbout me... Budget...

He loves absolutely everything about it

It is HUGE! Takes up a lot of space on the desk

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Pretty Good So Far


I purchased this desktop a couple of weeks ago, and so far so good. It's performing nicely, and while I'm not a gamer, I do a lot of video production work on my computers. This desktop is handling my HD files without any issues, but I haven't had the...

Performing Nicely

Troubleshooting Loose Connections

Consumer review by:

iBUYPOWER is great for gaming and streaming media


This is my first gaming desktop and I love it. With the SSD the boot up time is very quick and any program saved on this drive loads very fast. I use for gaming and streaming media and am very happy I went with this computer.This product has... good...

Operates so fast

Case is really large

Consumer review by:

Great for gaming


Is a good computer for games that do not require too much but comes with the possibility of improve it to better perfomance. Cheap , easy to set up. Is not noisy.This product is... easy to set upAbout me... Gamer

Is not noisy

No wifi

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Exactly what I wanted


Its better than any computer i've had before and cheap. Its a really good computer for the price and handles games well.

Consumer review by:

Good entry level Gamer


Bought for my son and it was good to go out of the box. Be very careful as there is no antivirus so it can (and did) get infected really quick before I squared it away. Graphics card is great. For the price, great computer. It is expandable so it can...

Good performance for price

No wifi