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CyberPower Black Pearl Core i7 965 EE Gaming System - The CyberPower Black Pearl - Internals

CyberPower does it like a boutique builder and comes in on budget. Chris puts the Black Pearl through its paces today.

By: | Gaming Desktop PCs in Computer Systems | Posted: Nov 17, 2008 5:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 94%Manufacturer: CyberPower

CyberPower Black Pearl- Internals


CyberPower Black Pearl Gaming PC


CyberPower does a great job with cable management. It usually takes me an hour just to plan where I am going to stash the cables and another hour making it happen.


CyberPower Black Pearl Gaming PC


The Thermaltake ToughPower 1000 Watt is a good choice for this system; you don't want to blue screen in the middle of a game because your PSU can't keep up with the system.


CyberPower Black Pearl Gaming PC


Here we see the core of the system, the dual HIS HD 4870 X2's. The 4870 X2 is the current king of graphics cards; two of them is pure gaming bliss.


CyberPower Black Pearl Gaming PC


Data is fed to the system via two Western Digital VelociRaptors in RAID 0. A Samsung SpinPoint 1TB storage drive is included so you do not have to clutter up your boot disk.


CyberPower Black Pearl Gaming PC


Cooling is left up to Cooler Master. At the top we see the two massive fans that are whisper quiet and actually blow down to cool the system. An additional 120mm fan is at the bottom of the case and it blows out. I was skeptical about this configuration, but in practice it performed very well.


CyberPower Black Pearl Gaming PC


The other side of the case is where CyberPower hid the remaining cables. From this angle we can see the massive fan in the front of the case that cools the hard drives and brings in additional cool air.


CyberPower Black Pearl Gaming PC


I have received a lot of emails asking if this even exists and now I can finally say with certainty that the V8 does have an LGA 1366 back plate and mounting hardware will be available to the public shortly.


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