Top 10 Gaming Desktops

By soumitra, Gaea News Network
Wednesday, February 25, 2009

hezbollahr1708_468x312Desktop computers are now available to suit exactly to your needs.  To choose the right configuration for the right purpose is the key to satisfaction. So what if you wish to have a good gaming desktop? Believe me, a 400 GB HDD and 3 GB RAM won’t do any good if you don’t buy a graphics card. You need to look before you leap.

High graphics movement, memory requirement are far more complex than any other normal application running on a PC. To withstand these loads many CPU’s are overclocked which sometimes worsens the condition. There is heating problems too. To minimize that, modern day CPUs are now cooled using liquid cooling technology. There are also new high end processors like the Intel® Core i7 Extreme to withstand the processing load. So you need to consider a lot of things before you actually go for the desired gaming fiesta.

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We have made a list of top 10 gaming desktops not only depending on the performance but also on other factors like tech support, customer satisfaction, pricing etc. Take a look.

Area-51® X58 Benchmark Destroyer

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  • Intel® Core i7 Extreme
  • Intel® X58 Chipset
  • NVIDIA® GTX 295
  • 1066MHz DDR3 Memory
  • Windows® Vista Ultimate 64 Bit

Price

$1649

Gamer Infinity 8800 Pro SE

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  • Asetek Liquid Cooling
  • Intel® Core™ i7-940 2.93GHz 8MB Cache LGA1366
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Asus P6T Intel X58 Chipset SLI/CrossFireX Mainboard
  • 6GB PC1333 DDR3/10666 Memory
  • 1TB 7200RPM SATA-II HDD
  • EVGA NVIDIA GTX295 1.7GB 16X PCIe Video
  • 4X Blu-Ray Player Drive
  • LG 20X DVD Rewritable Drive
  • 802.11g Wireless Adapter
  • CM Storm Sniper Full Tower Gaming 800W Case

Price

$2029

Vigor Gaming Force Recon BT

  • 31134_g1CPU: 3.2-GHz Core 2 Extreme X9770
  • Graphics Adapter: (2) ATI Radeon HD-3870
  • Monitor Model: Viewsonic VG2230WM
  • Total HD Size (GB): 1800GB Hard Drive

Price

$3399

Ultimate X Striker Extreme

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  • Extreme Gaming Machine
  • Colermaster Cosmos Case
  • Intel® Core 2 Extreme QX6700 2.66GHz LGA 775 Processor
  • Super-Cool Liquid Cooling Technology
  • NVIDIA® nForce® 680i SLI™ NEW!
  • NVIDIA® GeForce 8800GTX 768-P2-N831-AR HDCP Video Card
  • SATA II Hard Drives up to 1.5 Terabytes storage
  • 18x Dual Layer DVD±RW w/Lightscribe
  • Optional X-Fi Sound Card

Price

$4499

ALX X58

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  • Intel® Core i7 Extreme
  • Intel® X58 Chipset
  • NVIDIA® GTX 295
  • 1600MHz DDR3 Memory
  • Windows® Vista Ultimate 64 Bit

Price

3699

Gamer Dragon 8000

  • 01_200x1602AMD Phenom™II X4 920 Processor
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • AMD 790GX CrossFireX Mainboard
  • 4GB PC6400 DDR2/800 Memory
  • 1TB 7200RPM SATA-II Hard Drive
  • Radeon HD4850 512MB 16X PCIe Video
  • LG 20X DVD Rewritable Drive
  • 16X DVD-ROM Drive
  • 600W PMPO Subwoofer Stereo Speakers
  • Raidmax Monster Mid-Tower 580 Watts Case

Price

$925

ULTIMATE X8 STEALTH EXTREME

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  • Super-cool Liquid Cooling Technology
  • Gigabyte 3D Aurora case
  • Intel® Core 2 Duo E6600 2.4GHz LGA 775 Processor
  • 500GB HDD w/ Raid 0
  • 3D Galaxy II Liquid Cooling
  • NVIDIA® GeForce 8800GTX 768-P2-N831-AR HDCP Video Card
  • Optional X-Fi Sound Card
  • Microsoft®Windows® Vista Ultimate
  • NEW ARRIVAL! LGA 775 NVIDIA nForce 680i SLI ATX Intel Motherboard

Price

$3999

Gamer Infinity XLC

  • 01_200x1601Asetek Liquid Cooling
  • Intel® Core™2 Quad Q9550
  • Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit
  • EVGA nForce 780i SLI MB
  • 8GB PC6400 DDR2/800 RAM
  • 500GB SATA-II HD
  • 2 x NVIDIA GF 9800GTX+ 512MB Video
  • Blu-Ray Player Drive
  • LG 20X DVD+-RW Drive
  • High Definition 7.1 Sound
  • Thermaltake Spedo Full Tower 800W Case /w Xtreme Liquid Cooling Technology
  • Operated Extremely Quiet And Cool w/ Water Cooling

Price

$1469

Falcon Northwest Mach V

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  • CPU: 3.2-GHz Core i7 Extreme 965
  • Graphics Adapter: (2) AMD Radeon HD4870 X2
  • Monitor Model: Samsung 2243BWX
  • Total HD Size (GB): 1080GB Hard Drive

Price

$7395

ULTIMATE M6 SNIPER EXTREME

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  • Super-cool Liquid Cooling Technology
  • Coolermaster Stacker RC-830 Case -
  • AMD Athlon 64 X2 5400+
  • RAID 0 Striped for SATA Hard Drives - Increase Performance
  • 2x NVIDIA® GeForce™ 7950GT 512-P2-N636-AR HDCP
  • 3D Galaxy II Liquid Cooling
  • Dual Gigabit Ethernet Controllers

Price

$2699

So, what are you waiting for! Select any gaming desktop from the above list and get gaming!

Discussion
March 19, 2009: 4:06 pm

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February 26, 2009: 9:40 am

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