PC Specialist Vulcan Colossus i7-5820K CPU GTX 980Ti Gaming PC

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About this product


Product overview

• Water-cooled, overclocked Intel® Core™ i7-5820K six-core 3.3GHz (4.4GHz boost speed), 15 MB cache CPU gives you amazing gaming, and multitasking performance
• NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX™ 980Ti 6 GB GDDR5 graphics card gives you the ultimate gaming and graphics performance
• Use the Vulcan Colossus to power your VR headset for an immersive gaming experience
• HyperX® Fury 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR4, 2133MHz, CL14 (14-14-14) RAM modules yield a significant boost in speed
• 3.5" 2TB, 7200RPM hard disk drive provides you with an ample amount of storage for files, movies, music and pictures
• Kingston® SSDNow V300 480GB SSD supplies you with an incredible of space for games and applications
• Play and create your own DVDs or CDs through the 24x dual layer ±R/±RW/RAM DVD writer
• Has the following input and output (I/O) ports: 8 x USB 3.0, 6 x USB 2.0, 1 x 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet port, 5 x audio jack ports, 1 x optical S/PDIF out, 1 x headphone port, 1 x microphone port, 1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse combo port, 1 x HDMI 2.0 port, 3 x DisplayPort
• Upgrade this computer in the future, through one of these expansion ports: 8 x DIMM (4 free, max 64GB), 3 x PCI express (PCIe) 3.0/2.0 x16 (2 free), 1 x PCI express (PCIe) 2.0 x16 (x4 mode), 1 x PCI express (PCIe) 2.0 x1 (x1 mode), 8 x SATA III 6Gb/s ports (5 free) and a M.2 Socket 3
• On-board Realtek® ALC1150 8 channel high definition audio codec featuring Crystal Sound 2
• Microsoft® Windows® 10 64-bit home edition, pre-installed on the SSD gives you quick start up and shutdown times
• Supplied with a free 30 day trial of Microsoft® Office® 365 and 90 day trial of BullGuard® internet security
• Weighs approximately 17.5kg and has dimensions of 288mm x 637mm x 602mm (W x D x H)
• 1m long white LED strip and two Corsair® AF-140mm white LED fans provides you with great visual aesthetics
• Corsair® H80i GT Hydro Series™ CPU cooler and two AF-140mm fans help to keep the overall system cool

Will this gaming PC be the right one for me?
Whether you’re into gaming, editing, live streaming, watching movies or all of the above, this Vulcan Colossus gaming PC will be perfect choice for you. Fitted with an Intel® Core™ i7-5820K 3.3GHz CPU that has been overclocked to give you 4.4GHz boost speed, 16GB (4GB x 4) of HyperX® Fury RAM and a NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX™ 980Ti 6GB graphics card. This gaming PC gives you the best performance, so you can play on the highest settings at a resolution of 4k (3,840 x 2,160 pixels), without a drop in frame rate. What’s more, the case has a window on the side and is lit up with a white LED strip, so you can enjoy the contents of your case.

How good is the processor?
At the heart of the Vulcan Colossus is an overclocked Intel® six core i7-5820K CPU, which has a base frequency of 3.3GHz and a boost frequency of 4.4GHz, through the use of Intel® Turbo Boost technology 2.0. Water cooled with the Corsair® H80i Hydro Series™ CPU cooler you can be sure that your CPU will not get too hot. This provides you with astonishing gaming, work and multi-tasking performance.

Intel’s Hyper-Threading Technology allows the processor to use resources more efficiently, so that each core can do more than one tasks at a time. This makes it perfect for applications that have been optimised for multi-threading, such as video editing or 3D rendering.

What can I do with this graphics card?
Installed is a NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX™ 980 Ti graphics card which is powered by NVIDIA® Maxwell™ architecture. This provides you with a blend of marvellous performance and power efficiency. Using its 6GB of GDDR5 video memory (VRAM) you can game on high visual settings and watch in 4K (UHD) resolution.

NVIDIA G-SYNC provides a stunning visual experience, and with a compatible monitor you can minimise display shutter and input lag. NVIDIA Surround can output to four monitors simultaneously and you can use the monitors as a single display for a truly immersive gaming experience. The graphics card supports technologies like DirectX 12 that will allow you to take advantage of any new games available in the future.

What storage do I get in this PC?
Equipped with a 2TB hard drive you get plenty of space for archiving your files. A Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB solid state drive (SSD) is also provided. The operating system (OS) is installed on this SSD, so you have very quick start-up and shutdown times. You’ll have enough space to install your favourite games and most used applications on the SSD as well, with these applications and games benefiting from the high read and write speeds by loading quicker.

How much memory do I have in this PC?
Four sticks of 4GB HyperX Fury memory (RAM) have been pre-installed on the system for a total capacity of 16GB. With each module running at a frequency of 2133MHz, you can run a number of highly intensive tasks at the same time. With such a large amount a RAM, you will find it difficult to notice any drop in performance when multitasking.


Power Specifications

Power Supply Output:


Product Specifications

Optical Drive:

24x dual layer ±R/±RW/RAM DVD writer



Gaming PC


USB 3.0:


USB 2.0:


Display Connections:

1 x HDMI 2.0 port
3 x DisplayPort



Expansion Ports:

8 x DIMM (4 x free
max 64GB)
3 x PCI express (PCIe) 3.0/2.0 x16 (2 x free)
1 x PCI express (PCIe) 2.0 x16 (x4 mode)
1 x PCI express (PCIe) 2.0 x1 (x1 mode)
8 x SATA III 6Gb/s ports (5 x free)
1 x M.2 Socket 3

System Requirements & Software

Installed Operating System:

Genuine Microsoft® Windows® 10 64-bit Home edition

Software Included:

FREE 30 day trial of Microsoft® Office® 365
FREE 90 day trial of BullGuard® internet security



3 years

Operating Specifications



Hard Disk Drive:




Technical Specifications


Overclocked Intel® Core™ i7-5820K six-core 3.3 GHz (4.4 GHz boost speed), 15 MB cache


ASUS® X99-A Intel® LGA 2011-v3 ATX motherboard

Graphics Card:

NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX™ 980 Ti 6 GB GDDR5

Processor Clock Speed:


Processor Cache:


Memory Timings:


Processor Cooling:

Corsair H80i GT Hydro Series™ CPU cooler (CW-9060008-WW)

Number Of Processor Cores:


Dimensions & Weight





Is it possible for this to be fitted with a GTX 1080 instead when it becomes available?

Asked by: Jamie
Unfortunately this is not a service maplin offer.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2016-05-27

why doesn't this have a bluetooth connection 

Asked by: kenny
Bluetooth can easily be added to this PC with a USB adapter depending on why you are needing bluetooth.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2016-04-21
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