Check out my PC gaming rig! (2016)

I have always been a PC gamer at heart, console ‘peasants’ will never know what they are missing. PC gamers have the benefits of cheaper games, more variety of games, modding support, advanced graphics options, uncapped refresh rates, and of course... the mouse & keyboard. Check out my gaming rig below!
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1. Alienware Aurora
Built to order computer with customisable colours on desktop case. My pc is coming up to 5 years old now so I have an out of date CPU. The closest I could find was the Area51 machine if you don't fancy building one yourself.
GPU: MSI Nvidia 970 GPU (4gb)
CPU: Intel(R) Core (TM) i7-2600 CPU @ 3.40Ghz
Memory: 8.00 GB RAM
OS: Windows 10


2. BenQ XL2411Z 144 hz gaming monitor
A high refresh rate gaming monitor for extremely smooth visuals with 1ms responce time and 144hz


3. Samsung 840 EVO 250GB SSD
SSDs improve speeds by 2 to 3 times and are more reliable than HDD drives. I bought the 250GB version a year ago, if you have the money I would recommend the 500GB to install Windows and a lot more games.



3. Razer Chroma peripherals
I decided to go full Chroma with Razers peripheral set.
  • Blackwidow Chroma - mechanical keyboard that has loud & clicky physical switches for fast tapping without ghosting.
  • Deathadder Chroma - rated the best overall gaming mouse with a comfortable ergonomic design
  • Kraken Chroma - 7.1 surround sound headset with retractable mic with mute button
  • Firefly - Hard gaming mouse mat that has to be plugged in!

6. Philips LivingColors Iris Light
Cycle through all of the colours with Philips Iris, 1x light is more than enough for a single room


7. SteelSeries QcK 2 x 27 x 0.2 cm Gaming Mouse Mat
3x the size of a regular mouse mat with impressive mouse smoothness & yet does not slip


8. Logitech Z533 Speakers & Subwoofer
2x PC speakers & 1x subwoofer for impressive bass sounds and atmospheric gaming


9. Dust cleaner
Compressed air for dusting components that are difficult to clean/damaged by static


10. Masterplug surge protection extension lead
Safety leads are important for protecting your PC equipment & are worth paying the extra for

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