PC Specialist Xtreme i5-6600 CPU GTX 970 Gaming PC
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• Intel® Core™ i5-6600 quad-core 3.3GHz (3.9GHz boost speed), 6MB cache CPU gives you great gaming, work and multitasking performance
• NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX™ 970 4GB GDDR5 graphics card for excellent gaming and graphics performance at 1440p
• HyperX® Fury 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4, 2133 MHz, CL14 (14-14-14) RAM modules yield a significant boost in speed
• 3.5" 1TB, 7200RPM hard disk drive provides you with a generous amount of storage for files, movies, music and pictures
• Kingston® SSDNow V300 240GB SSD supplies you with a considerable amount 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: 3 x USB 3.0, 4 x USB 2.0, 1 x USB Type-C, 1 x 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet port, 3 x audio jack ports, 1 x headphone port, 1 x microphone port, 1 x PS/2 keyboard purple port, 1 x PS/2 mouse green port, 1 x HDMI, 2 x mini DisplayPort, 1 x dual-link DVI-I
• Upgrade this computer in the future, through one of these expansion ports: 4 x DIMM (2 free, max 64GB), 1 x PCI express (PCIe) 3.0/2.0 x16 (0 free), 1 x PCI express (PCIe) 3.0/2.0 x16 (x4 mode), 2 x PCI express (PCIe) 3.0/2.0 x1 (2 free), 2 x PCI (2 free), 4 x SATA III 6Gb/s ports (1 free), 1 x M.2 Socket 3
• On-board Realtek® ALC887 8 channel high definition audio codec
• 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 10.1kg and has dimensions of 210mm x 491mm x 475mm (W x D x H)
• In Win’s LED 120mm fan provides you with a red glow to illuminate your case
• Titan Super Quiet DragonFly Heatpipe CPU cooler and In Win 120mm fans keep your computer running coolWhat are the core features of this gaming PC?
If you’re looking for a gaming PC that will allow you to play games at a 1440p resolution comfortably, then this would be a great choice for you. Installed is an Intel® Core™ i5-6600 3.3GHz CPU that has a boost speed of 3.9GHz, 16GB (4GB x 2) of HyperX® Fury RAM and a NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX™ 970 4GB graphics card. Capable of running most games at high texture settings at a resolution of 1440p (2,560 x 1,440 pixels), you can experience sharper and more detailed images on a 1440p monitor. The case has a large viewing window that allows you to show off the contents of your case and an In Win LED 120mm fan helps to highlight the different parts. This computer is also virtual reality (VR) and DirectX® 12 ready, so you can futureproof yourself for the next generation of gaming.
How good is the processor?
The Intel® quad-core i5-6600 CPU processor has a base clock speed of 3.3GHz and a boost speed of 3.9GHz. This boost speed is achieved automatically by the processor by using Intel’s Turbo Boost technology 2.0. With this technology, the system determines if you need the extra power, and if temperatures allow, you’ll get the increased speed on one core. Overall this processor gives you the ability to game and multitask for improved productivity, through its excellent performance.
What can I expect from the installed graphics card?
NVIDIA’s GeForce® GTX™ 970 graphics card is pre-installed within this gaming PC. Powered by NVIDIA® Maxwell™ architecture, you get lots of features and amazing performance. 4GB of GDDR5 video memory (VRAM) is built-in, giving you the ability to easily play many games in high visual settings at a resolution of 1440p.
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. Packed with features which will prepare you for the next wave of games, you can futureproof yourself for a long time to come, with support for DirectX 12 and virtual reality (VR).
How much storage do I get in this PC?
A 1TB hard drive is fitted in this gaming PC for you to store a large amount of your files. A Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB 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. 240GB of storage gives you a considerable amount of space for your favourite games and most used applications, which will load quicker thanks to the high read and write speeds.
What RAM is installed in this system?
Two sticks of 8GB HyperX® Fury memory (RAM) have been already put in the system for you for a total capacity of 16GB. With each module running at a frequency of 2133MHz, you are able to run a number of highly intensive tasks at the same time. With such a large amount a RAM, you will notice very little, if any, drop in performance.
|Case||In Win GT1 black mid-tower case|
|Processor||Intel® Core™ i5-6600 quad-core 3.3 GHz (3.9 GHz boost speed), 6 MB cache|
|Graphics card||NVIDIA GeForce® GTX™ 970 4 GB GDDR5|
|Motherboard||ASUS® Z170-P Intel® LGA 1151 ATX motherboard|
|Memory||HyperX® Fury 16GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4 2133 MHz CL14 (14-14-14) @ 1.2V|
|Hard drive||3.5 inch 1TB 7200RPM SATA III 6 Gb/s hard drive disk, 32MB cache|
|SSD||Kingston® SSDNow V300 240GB SSD, SATA III 6 Gb/s (450 MB/s read, 450 MB/s write)|
|Optical drive||24x dual layer ±R/±RW/RAM DVD writer|
|Power Supply||Corsair® VS Series™ Modular VS550 550 W 80 PLUS® white/standard certified PSU (UK)|
|Fans||1 x In Win LED 120mm fan, 1 x In Win 120mm fan|
|Processor cooling||Titan Super Quiet DragonFly Heatpipe Intel CPU cooler|
|Thermal paste||Standard thermal paste|
|Input and output (I/O) ports|
|2 x USB 3.0 (rear), 1 x USB 3.0 (front of case)|
|2 x USB 2.0 (rear), 2 x USB 2.0 (front of case)|
|1 x USB Type-C (rear)|
|1 x 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet (RJ45) LAN port (rear)|
|3 x audio jack(s) (rear)|
|1 x headphone port, 1 x microphone port (front of case)|
|1 x PS/2 keyboard purple port (rear)|
|1 x PS/2 mouse green port (rear)|
|1 x HDMI (rear)|
|2 x mini DisplayPort (rear)|
|1 x dual-link DVI-I (rear)|
|4 x DIMM (2 x free, max 64GB)|
|1 x PCI express (PCIe) 3.0/2.0 x16 (0 x free)|
|1 x PCI express (PCIe) 3.0/2.0 x16 (x4 mode)|
|2 x PCI express (PCIe) 3.0/2.0 x1 (2 x free)|
|2 x PCI (2 x free)|
|4 x SATA III 6Gb/s ports (1 x free)|
|1 x M.2 Socket 3|
|Peripherals and software|
|Audio||On-board Realtek® ALC887 8 channel high definition audio codec|
|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|
|Manufacturer Warranty||3 year standard warranty (1 month collect and return, 1 year parts, 3 year labour)|
|Weight||Approximately 10.1 kg|
|Dimensions (W x D x H)||210 mm x 491 mm x 475 mm|