Pros

  • Outstanding performance with games
  • Extensive water-cooling system

Cons

  • Video cards need a better internal support
  • Apart from the nickel-plated water blocks, doesn't look like a $9556 PC
  • Extremely expensive

At A Glance

This machine is the epitome of gaming excess. That it doesn't look like it is a plus if you don't like to flaunt your wealth, and a minus if you do.

Manufacturer’s Description

Our Medusa computer will capture your gaze amazing everyone around it with its astounding power. Our Poseidon Aqua Cooling contains sleek nickel-plated cooling components making your eyes follow its unique curves. The Primordial Computers Medusa has all the beauty you would ever want from a custom computer and comes with benchmark shattering performance; while retaining its clear and consistent quiet with our Poseidon Aqua Cooling.

Manufacturer’s Website

Primordial Computers Medusa

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core i7 - 3930k
Processor speed 4500.0 MHz
Number of Cores 6.0
Graphics
Graphics Type SLI
Primary Graphics Chipset nVidia GTX Titan
Number of Graphic Cards included 4.0
Graphics Memory 24.0 GB
Video Memory Type GDDR5
Storage
Drive 1 size 120.0 GB
Drive 1 type Solid-State Drive
Drive 2 size 120.0 GB
Drive 2 type Solid-State Drive
Drive 3 size 1024.0 GB
Drive 3 type Hard Disk Drive
Drive 3 speed 7200.0 RPM
Raid type RAID 0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • Audio - Center/Bass Out (1/8
  • Audio - Microphone In (1/8
  • Audio - Rear Surround Out (1/8
  • Audio - Side Surround Out (1/8
  • DVI (dual link)
  • DVI (single link)
  • DisplayPort
  • HDMI
  • PS/2 - Keyboard
  • PS/2 - Mouse
  • USB 2.0
  • USB 3.0
  • eSATA
Ethernet Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Wireless connection No
Memory
Memory size 16384.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Memory speed 1866.0 MHz
Motherboard
Motherboard Chipset X79
Motherboard Manufacturer Asus
Motherboard Model Rampage IV Extreme
Dimensions
Width 9.75 inches
Depth 25.5 inches
Height 27.0 inches
Optical Drive
Included Drives
  • Blu-ray Reader
  • Blu-ray Writer
  • DVD Drive
Storage Media
SD card SD Card
Memory stick Memory Stick
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8 Pro
Case
Chassis style Tower

Performance

Overall Rating
Worldbench Score 385.0
Worldbench Version 8.1
Start Up
Start Up 54.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Productivity
PCMARK 6002.0   score (higher is better)
Web Performance
Peacekeeper 3463.0   score (higher is better)
Storage Performance
PCMark 7 Storage Test 5709.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 31.9   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 218.5   seconds (lower is better)
Image Editing - GPU Accelerated 48.7   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 127.0   seconds (lower is better)
Encoding Audio 175.2   seconds (lower is better)
Power Usage
Working power usage 26.0   Watt hours
Idle power usage 232.4   Watts
Gaming
3DMark, Ice Storm 141099.0   score (higher is better)
3DMark, Firestrike 22501.0   score (higher is better)
3DMark, Cloud Gate 39921.0   score (higher is better)
3DMark, Firestrike Extreme 12871.0   score (higher is better)
Dirt Showdown, Ultra Quality, 2560x1600 109.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt Showdown, Ultra Quality, 1920x1080 138.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt Showdown, Low Quality, 1024x768 163.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 3, Ultra Quality, 2560x1600 66.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 3, Ultra Quality, 1920x1080 66.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 3, Low Quality, 1024x768 89.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Bioshock Infinite, Ultra Quality, 2560x1600 125.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Bioshock Infinite, Ultra Quality, 1920x1080 177.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Bioshock Infinite, Low Quality, 1024x768 248.3   Frames per second (higher is better)