Overclockers UK Ultima Extreme Wrath Review

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  • Brand: Overclockers UK
  • Model: Ultima Extreme Wrath
  • RRP: £1856 (At time of the review)

Overclockers UK, or OcUK as they are also known need no introduction. They are one of the UKs biggest and most trusted retailers for everything such as computer components amongst other things. They are continuously going from strength to strength and over the last couple of months, they have been releasing new, high-end systems from the legendary UK overclocker 8Pack and have been causing quite a stir with their introduction.

With that being said, today I will be taking a look at one from their gaming range, more specifically, their Ultima Extreme Wrath system which features an Intel i7 4770k overclocked to 4.5GHz, 16GB of DDR3 memory rated at 2133MHz and the behemoth that is the AMD 7990 GPU. On paper this system looks sure to dominate the latest games but how does it actually perform? With a 2 year warranty and with this system being specially built to order, is it worth the near £2000 price tag? I aim to find out, so without further ado, let’s get on with the review…

What OcUK have to say about their Ultima Extreme Wrath Gaming PC:

Unleash your fury through the “Ultima Wrath”. Employing the power of the all new Intel Z87 chipset and built from the ground up to deliver a premium gaming machine that will send all who cast their eyes on it jealous with rage!! Equipped with an Intel Core i7 4770K 3.50GHz CPU tweaked & overclocked to a mega 4.50GHz! The overclocked quad core hyper threading CPU delivers a tidal wave of performance allowing for even the most intense applications to run with ease.

Built within the sturdy Corsair Obsidian 650D the “Ultima Wrath” wears an intimidating look. Adorned with Red LED fans and lighting, your friends and foes alike certainly won’t doubt your power! A huge 16GB of DDR3 memory runs at a rapid 2133MHz, making even the hardiest of multitasking, quick and simple.

The party piece of the “Ultima Wrath” is the powerful AMD HD 7990 6144MB Graphics card, pumping out next generation DX11 visuals with ease. Harbouring a huge 6GB of VRAM the HD 7990 smashes apart hard-core titles such as Far Cry 3, Crysis 3 and Bioshock Infinite without breaking a sweat.

 

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