Pros

  • Good gaming performance; terrific, functional chassis
  • Lots of upgrade potential

Cons

  • Subpar general performance
  • Needs more connections

At A Glance

For a budget desktop, this bare-bones system offers little beyond its frame rates.

Manufacturer’s Description

The Marauder gaming computer from Digital Storm is an elite machine that delivers the surgical performance that eliminates frustrating lag during intense gaming sessions and allows gamers to get the most immersive experience possible. Bring back the shock and awe to your PC gaming experience with Digital Storm's powerful Marauder gaming computer line.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.digitalstormonline.com/comploadc70.asp?id=676725&price=%24999

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core i7-3570k
Processor speed 3.11 MHz
Cache size 8.192 KB
Processor count 1
Graphics
Graphics Type Discrete
Primary Graphics Chipset Radeon HD7870
Secondary Graphics Chipset ATI Radeon HD
Number of Graphic Cards included 1.0
Graphics Memory 2.0 GB
Video Bus PCI Express x16
Storage
Drive size 1000.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 7200.0 RPM
Drive type Hard Disk Drive
Ports and Connections
USB 14
Available Interfaces
  • DVI (dual link)
  • Gigabit ethernet
  • HDMI
  • Line In 1/8
  • Line Out 1/8
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
Memory
Memory size 8192.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Memory speed 1600.0 MHz
Memory max 32.0 GB
Dimensions
Width 20.0 inches
Depth 21.0 inches
Height 9.0 inches
Optical Drive
Included Drives DVD Drive
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Case
Chassis style Tower (Midsize)