New Computer Supermarket bargain gaming rig


It isn’t everyday that my inbox is lighting up with news of a gaming system with 8GB of RAM, Quad-Core Q6600 processor, 750GB HDD, 22″ screen and a 8600GT 512MB graphics card, and thats quite surprising, because the price of this thing makes it an everyday kinda PC; £938 incl VAT (£799 Excl).

You can take home this beaut of a system right now, from their site, and the rest of the stats are after the hop.


Computer Supermarket has done it again, launching the ultimate 8GB home gaming centre at a price-busting £799 plus VAT. Featuring an Intel Quad Core Q6600 CPU housed in a funky gaming case, multiple fans ensure everything stays nice and cool since, the cooler the machine, the better it runs. Top this off with a 22” widescreen monitor for spine-tingling realism and this really is the gaming daddy.

A full 8GB of the fastest DDR2 memory ensures that games load rapidly and applications run at optimal speed. The memory also comes with a lifetime warranty so on the rare occasions you switch it off you’ll be able to sleep at night.

With a huge dedicated 512MB nVidia 8600GT PCI-E graphics card, you’ll comfortably be able to play any game on the market today with a level of definition and clarity that’s hard to believe.
The 22” multimedia screen includes HDMI/HDTV connection to the monitor, ensuring crystal clear viewing whether you’re gaming or watching DVDs. The package also includes Windows Vista Premium and Microsoft Office 2007 Professional (fully functional 60 day trial), ensuring the top level hardware is supported by the best software available anywhere.

“Our customers expect us to provide great value systems but with this 8GB package we’ve even surprised ourselves,” says Computer Supermarket’s Ian Bird. “If there’s
a better value premium gaming system on the market today we’ve yet to find it.”

Specification in detail

ü      Intel Quad Core Q6600 Processor

ü      8GB DDR2 Ultrafast RAM

ü      750GB SATA II Hard Drive 16MB Cache

ü      nVidia FX 8600GT 512MB Graphics Card 128Bit DDR2 – DVI, SVGA and HDTV connectors

ü      Designer ATX Gaming Case with multiple cooling fans

ü      LG Dual 18x DVD/RW DL RAM Dual Layer ReWriter

ü      500W ATX Switching Power Supply

ü      6 USB2 ports (2 front, 4 back)

ü      Integrated Firewire port

ü      Gigabit LAN 10/100/1000 Network Card

ü      Integrated 7.1 channel surround sound

ü      22 inch LCD Multimedia Monitor

ü      Black PS2 Keyboard and Mouse

ü      Multimedia 2.1 Channel Speaker Set

ü      Genuine Windows 64 bit Vista Premium

ü      1 year Collect and Return warranty

Software Bundle

ü      Windows Vista Home Premium Recovery Disk and Documentation

ü      Nero 7 Essentials

ü      Power DVD

ü      Power Producer

ü      Acrobat Reader 7

Monitor Features

ü      LCD Display 22inch Wide Aspect TFT active matrix panel

ü      Display Size 473.76(H) x 296.16(V) mm

ü      Pixel Pitch 0.282(H) x 0.282(V) mm

ü      Resolution Maximum WSXGA+ (1680 x 1050) @60Hz

ü      Max. Display Color 16.7M colors

ü      Brightness 300 cd/m2 (typ.)

ü      Contrast Ratio 1,000-1 (typ.)

ü      Viewing Angle Horizontal 160o (typ.)

ü      Response Time (Tr+Tf) 5 ms (typ.)

ü      Signal Input D-sub, DVI-D / HDCP

ü      Input Frequency Range Horizontal 30 to 82KHz

ü      Vertical 56 to 76Hz

ü      LED Indicator Active: Green / Power saving: Orange

ü      Plug Play VESA DDC/CI compliance

ü      Speakers 1W x 2


2 responses to “New Computer Supermarket bargain gaming rig

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