Cyberpower Achilles Pro 4K Gaming System Review

Written by Antony Leather

August 27, 2014 // 9:01 a.m.

Tags: #4k #4k-gaming-pc #4k-graphics-card #best-4k-cpu #best-4k-monitor #cyberpower #cyberpower-achilles-pro-4k-gaming-system-review #gtx-780-ti #pc

Media Benchmarks

Download from: bit-tech.net

We've developed our own suite of benchmarks using real-world and open-source applications to simulate how PCs are actually used. The suite comprises an image editing test using Gimp, a video encoding test using Handbrake, and a multi-tasking test using 7-Zip to archive and encrypt a large batch of files while a HD movie plays in mplayer.

A score of 1,000 means that the test system is as fast as our reference PC, which used a 2.66GHz Intel Core 2 Duo E6750 at stock speed, 2GB of Corsair 1,066MHz DDR2 memory, a 250GB Samsung SpinPoint P120S hard disk and an Asus P5K Deluxe WiFi-AP motherboard. The scoring is linear, so a system scoring 1,200 points is 20 per cent faster than our reference system. Equally, a system scoring 1,200 is 4 per cent faster than a system scoring 1,150.

Gimp Image Editing

Website: Gimp

Far from being some kind of pr0n-filtering tool, Gimp is an open-source image editing application - Gimp is an acronym of GNU Image Manipulation Program. Our test simulates how well a PC can manipulate a collection of large digital photos, and to achieve a low time requires a PC with a powerful CPU, plenty of quick memory and efficient access to storage.

Image Editing

Application: Gimp

  • Cyberpower Achilles Pro 4K
  • Intel Core i7-4790K (4GHz/4.8GHz)
  • Intel Core i5-4690K (3.5GHz/4.8GHz)
  • Intel Core i7-4770K (3.5GHz/4.7GHz)
  • Intel Core i7-3770K (3.5GHz/4.8GHz)
  • Intel Core i7-3960X Extreme Edition (3.3GHz/4.7GHz)
  • Intel Pentium G3258 (3.2GHz/4.8GHz)
  • Intel Core i7-3930K (3.2GHz/4.7GHz)
  • AMD FX-8350 (4GHz/4.8GHz)
    • 2399
    • 0
    • 2316
    • 2599
    • 2040
    • 2497
    • 2022
    • 2413
    • 1916
    • 2308
    • 1805
    • 2127
    • 1705
    • 2469
    • 1613
    • 2152
    • 1020
    • 1177
0
500
1000
1500
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2500
Score, higher is better
  • Stock Speed
  • Overclocked

Video encoding with Handbrake

Website: http://handbrake.fr

We use the open-source, GPL-licensed, multi-platform, multi-threaded video encoder Handbrake to encode a HD video using the H.264 codec. This primarily tests multi-threaded CPU and memory subsystem performance.

Video Encoding

Application: Handbrake

  • Cyberpower Achilles Pro 4K
  • Intel Core i7-4790K (4GHz/4.8GHz)
  • Intel Core i7-3960X Extreme Edition (3.3GHz/4.7GHz)
  • Intel Core i7-4770K (3.5GHz/4.7GHz)
  • Intel Core i7-3930K (3.2GHz/4.7GHz)
  • Intel Core i5-4690K (3.5GHz/4.8GHz)
  • AMD FX-8350 (4GHz/4.8GHz)
  • Intel Core i3-4130 (3.4GHz)
    • 4553
    • 0
    • 4044
    • 4379
    • 3985
    • 4787
    • 3621
    • 4387
    • 3604
    • 4778
    • 3333
    • 4202
    • 2701
    • 3164
    • 2272
    • 0
0
1000
2000
3000
4000
5000
Score, higher is better
  • Stock Speed
  • Overclocked

Multi-tasking with 7-Zip and mplayer

Websites: www.7-zip.org and www.mplayerhq.hu

Multi-tasking is a phrase with which we're all familiar, as most of us are now used to running multiple applications at the same time. However, to run multiple applications well you need a powerful (ideally multi-core) CPU and plenty of RAM.

Our multi-tasking test performs a massive file backup (with encryption) using 7-Zip, while simultaneously playing back a HD movie file using mplayer, making it a demanding test for any PC.

Multi-tasking

Applications: mplayer and 7-Zip

  • Cyberpower Achilles Pro 4K
  • Intel Core i7-3770K (3.5GHz/4.8GHz)
  • Intel Core i7-4770K (3.5GHz/4.7GHz)
  • Intel Core i7-3960X Extreme Edition (3.3GHz/4.7GHz)
  • Intel Core i7-4790K (4GHz/4.8GHz)
  • Intel Core i5-4690K (3.5GHz/4.8GHz)
  • Intel Core i7-3930K (3.2GHz/4.7GHz)
  • Intel Core i3-4130 (3.4GHz)
  • AMD FX-8350 (4GHz/4.8GHz)
    • 1874
    • 0
    • 1767
    • 1908
    • 1666
    • 1782
    • 1645
    • 1984
    • 1642
    • 1675
    • 1611
    • 1707
    • 1540
    • 1956
    • 1320
    • 0
    • 1260
    • 1401
0
500
1000
1500
2000
Score, higher is better
  • Stock Speed
  • Overclocked

The overall score is an unweighted mean average of the scores of the three individual tests. A score of 1,000 means that the test system is as fast as our reference PC, which used a 2.66GHz Intel Core 2 Duo E6750 at stock speed, 2GB of Corsair 1,066MHz DDR2 memory, a 250GB Samsung SpinPoint P120S hard disk and an Asus P5K Deluxe WiFi-AP motherboard. The scoring is linear, so a system scoring 1,200 points is 20 per cent faster than our reference system. Equally, a system scoring 1,200 is 4 per cent faster than a system scoring 1,150.

Overall Score

Applications: Gimp, Handbrake, mplayer, 7-Zip

  • Cyberpower Achilles Pro 4K
  • Intel Core i7-4790K (4GHz/4.8GHz)
  • Intel Core i7-3960X Extreme Edition (3.3GHz/4.7GHz)
  • Core i7-4770K (3.5GHz/4.7GHz)
  • Intel Core i5-4690K (3.5GHz/4.8GHz)
  • Intel Core i7-3930K (3.2GHz/4.7GHz)
  • AMD FX-8350 (4GHz/4.8GHz)
  • Intel Core i3-4130 (3.4GHz)
    • 2942
    • 0
    • 2654
    • 2884
    • 2478
    • 2966
    • 2436
    • 2860
    • 2328
    • 2802
    • 2252
    • 2962
    • 1660
    • 1914
    • 1788
    • 0
0
500
1000
1500
2000
2500
3000
Score, higher is better
  • Stock Speed
  • Overclocked

Cinebench 64-bit CPU test

Download from: www.maxon.net

Cinebench uses Maxon's Cinema 4D engine to render a photo-realistic scene of some shiny balls and weird things (we miss the motorbike). The scene is highly complex, with reflections, ambient occlusion and procedural shaders so it gives a CPU a tough workout.

As Cinema 4D is a real-world application - used on films such as Spider-Man and Star Wars - Cinebench can be viewed as a real-world benchmark.

Cinebench R15

64-bit, CPU test

  • Intel Core i7-3930K (3.2GHz)
  • Cyberpower Achilles Pro 4K
  • Intel Core i7-4790K (4GHz/4.8GHz)
  • Intel Core i7-4770K (3.5GHz/4.7GHz)
  • AMD FX-8350 (4GHz)
  • Intel Core i5-4690K (3.5GHz/4.8GHz)
    • 1096.00
    • 0.00
    • 904.00
    • 0.00
    • 882.00
    • 952.00
    • 822.00
    • 939.00
    • 643.00
    • 0.00
    • 594.00
    • 724.00
0
250
500
750
1000
1250
Score, higher is better
  • Stock Speed
  • Overclocked

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