Periphio Entry-Level Gaming Desktop PC with Intel i5-6500 Review

Periphio Entry-Level Gaming Desktop PC with Intel i5-6500

Periphio Entry-Level Gaming PC with i5-6500

Periphio Entry-Level Gaming Desktop PC has the modern technical specs and functions including the very fast Intel i5-6500 processor, 240GB Solid State Drive and 1TB HDD hard drive, 16GB DDR4 memory and Windows 10 Home operating system. It is a renewed bare bones gaming desktop computer setup that comes in a 4 in 1 bundle that includes a 24-inch monitor, gaming keyboard, configurable RGB mouse, webcam and two speakers.

The quarter two of 2015 release quad core mid-range Intel i5-6500 processor (4 cores & 4 threads without the hyperthreading) works at the speeds between 3.2GHz and 3.6GHz with the turbo boost function. The Typical TDP- Thermal Design Power is 65 watts. Overall performance is similar to the older generation Sandy Bridge Intel i5-3570K processor and will be adequate both for your regular daily and more demanding tasks. The average CPU Passmark benchmark score is a decent 5645 on the day of this product review.

Periphio Gaming Desktop PC comes with a 24-inch Full HD Periphio monitor and the graphics card is the built-in Intel HD 530 which is about 25% quicker than the Intel HD 4600. But it is still an entry level integrated GPU that will only let you play only a few modern games at the low settings and resolutions. Having said that you can play the less demanding games like Fortnite, Minecraft, LOL- League of Legends, Rainbow Six etc. at low to medium settings and resolutions of 720p regular HD to 1080p Full HD.

The hyper fast 240GB SSD offers great speed when opening files, starting or shutting down the system. And you have the 1TB SATA HDD hard drive for you to save your games, videos, photos and more on local storage. 16GB DDR4 SDRAM offers very good multitasking power for you to open different apps and browser tabs simultaneously without experiencing and delays or freezing. 16GB RAM on this desktop PC offers a good amount of multitasking power and you can upgrade it easily if you need more memory.

It is a decent entry level gaming computer that is capable straight out of the box and you can add a graphics card if you want better gaming performance. The RGB gaming case on this computer with the adjustable RGB fans, the tempered glass front and side panel, the clear tempered glass front and side panel for you to see the system in different colors and modes through the integrated controller. The hardware on this PC is tested and comes with a decent modern power supply. Windows 10 Home version is pre-installed on this machine and updated for you to use straight away without doing much.

Periphio Entry-Level Gaming PC Windows 10

Periphio Gaming PC weighs 26 pounds and measures 17.5 x 19 x 8.5 inches. The 10,000 DPI gaming mouse comes with the macro buttons and RGB that is configurable by the software. It has the 50mm drivers with the 7.1 virtual surround sound and good quality noise-cancelling microphone. The mechanical keyboard has the 104 keys and comes with the N-key rollover and full anti-ghosting. Large desk mat has the anti-slip rubber base.

To play a game like GTA properly you need to update the graphics card. And this system is tested with the well known NVIDIA GPUs like the 3060, 2060, 1660 and 1650. Overall it is quite good value, considering how much it costs. You have the options to purchase it as part of the bundle or PC only with a bit over 200 dollars of price difference. MAR stands for Microsoft Authorized Refurbishers which follow the Microsoft standards and offer great quality with a legal COA- Certificate of Authenticity. It first became available at on June 18, 2021 and is ranked 46th among the tower desktop computers.

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