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Radical Value Gaming PC

The Radical Value™ is our most affordable Intel gaming PC.  It has a fast 8th generation Intel Core i5 or i7 six-core CPU, and high performance nVIDIA GeForce or AMD Radeon graphics for the latest games.  You get the Intel Z390 Express chipset, supporting S.L.I. or CrossFireX multi-graphics card technologies.  The standard config includes a 500GB NVME Solid State Drive for faster response and quick load times.  You can spend more for a Core i7 for a computer that will power through busy multi-tasking scenarios and could perform stronger years later compared to the Core i5.

For graphics, the default choice starts you off with the Radeon RX 580, AMD's VR and value leader, with its own eight GigaBytes of RAM.  This delivers the better, more satisfying, more realistic graphic effects and strong performance at 1080p that you get a gaming PC for.  FreeSync monitors work with Radeon GPUs to provide smoother gameplay with higher framerates and less stuttering.  Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition drivers can tune your games' settings for optimal performance.

If you want to get started with higher resolutions and higher frame rates, you can go for a card with a GeForce graphics chip by nVIDIA.  The GeForce GTX 1070 with 8GB of RAM onboard is extremely close to two Radeon RX 480s.  The GTX 1080 performs even better.  The RTX 2080 likewise offers more playable 4K resolution gaming with certain special effects raytraced in real-time.  The RTX 2070 compares to the 1080, but gets you into the ray tracing effects with less cost and less performance.  GeForce Experience software also optimizes your games' graphics settings. 

Whether you choose nVIDIA GeForce or AMD Radeon graphics, you're ready for the best games that the PC has to offer.  Enjoy hit games such as PlayerUnknown's BattleGrounds (PUBG), Fortnite, Overwatch, Battlefield 1, Call of Duty: WWII, World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth, Hitman, Strange Brigade, and Destiny 2.  In 2018/2019 look forward to Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, Battlefield V, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Metro Exodus, Assassin's Creed: Odyssey, and more.

Default options for this PC include Windows 10 Home, built-in 802.11ac WiFi, a Logitech USB keyboard, a premium SteelSeries gaming mouse, and a gaming mouse pad.  With a Radical Value PC, whether you're up to gaming, watching streaming TV online, making videos, or coding apps, you're ready to rock.



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Case
  • Mid-Tower Black ATX case with handles
  • Side Panel Window
  • Fits two 3.5-inch hard drives and two 2.5-inch SSDs
  • Allows the use of extra long graphics cards
  • One 5 ¼" Drive bay in front, used by the optical drive
  • Mesh front for good ventilation
  • 1 120mm fan in back, 1 120mm fan in front, supports up to nine fans
  • 7 expansion slots for fitting up to three graphics cards (depending on the system board)

System

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CPU
* Your Choice:
 Intel Core i5 8600K (Six 3.2 GHz processors in one chip) 9MB L3 Cache 
 Intel Core i7 8700K (Six 3.7 GHz processors in one chip) 12MB L3 Cache +$77.00 

CPU Cooler
* Your Choice:
 Heatpipe Tower Cooler 
 Pre-Filled and Sealed Liquid Cooler +150.00 

  • The liquid cooling option provides significantly lower CPU temperatures, which theoretically would extend the life of the processor.  Additionally the K model Intel processors can be adjusted to run faster than their regular speeds (overclocking) although this is not covered by the warranty.
  • This sealed cooling system does not require maintenance unlike custom water cooling setups.  Obviously mixing water and electronics could be bad.
  • The liquid cooler unit itself has its own 5-Year manufacturer's warranty.


Memory (RAM)
* Your Choice:
 16 GigaBytes of DDR4-2400 (Two 8GB modules in dual channel) -$25.00 
 16 GigaBytes of Cas 16 DDR4-3200 (Two 8GB modules in dual channel) 
 32 GigaBytes of Cas 16 DDR4-3200 (Four 8GB modules in dual channel) +$155.00 

  • 16GB of RAM is overkill, however some games are now asking for 8GB as a minimum requirement.  Enthusiasts tend to go for two times the amount of a good amount.


Power Supply
* Your Choice:
 650 Watts Maximum – 80 Plus Gold Rated  
 850 Watts Maximum – 80 Plus Gold Rated +$58.00 
 850 Watts Maximum – 80 Plus Platinum Rated with 0dB Silent Mode +$135.00 
 1000 Watts Maximum – 80 Plus Platinum Rated with 0dB Silent Mode +$180.00 

  • The 650 Watt power supply is suitable for powering this system even with add-in cards, extra hard drives, and various upgrades.
  • The higher wattage power supplies will provide some more headroom for future upgrades, and are more suitable for dual graphics cards.
  • Choose the 1000 Watt power supply for extra overhead for a pair of the fastest cards.


Graphics Options
* Your Choice:
 AMD Radeon RX 580 with 8GB of 256-bit Memory 
 nVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 with 8GB of 256-bit Memory +$121.00
 nVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 with 8GB of 256-bit Memory +$220.00 
 nVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 with 8GB of 256-bit Memory +$346.00 
 nVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 with 8GB of 256-bit Memory +$645.00 
  • Each of these graphics options supports DirectX 12 for the latest 3D graphics effects.
  • Exact specifications may change subject to availability.

Hard Drive Options
  • Drive 1: For the Windows "C Drive" (Solid State Drive Recommended)
* Your Choice:
 500GB M.2 NVME SSD – 3400 MB/s Read / 2800 MB/s Write 
 1 TeraByte M.2 NVME SSD – 3400 MB/s Read / 2800 MB/s Write +$179.00 
 1 TeraByte Pro M.2 NVME SSD – 3500 MB/s Read / 2700 MB/s Write +$300.00 
 1 TeraByte Western Digital Black 7200 RPM Hard Drive -$75.00 
 2 TeraByte Western Digital Black 7200 RPM Hard Drive -$25.00 
  • Solid State Drives are all memory drives with no mechanical parts, now with enough capacity to begin to replace hard disk drives.  They have the fastest transfer speeds available and technically the right SSDs have overall greater reliability.  The wrong SSDs however are an accident waiting to happen.
  • † Manufacturer reported maximum sequential transfer rate figures. Your performance may vary in use and as the drive adapts to usage.
  • A 500 GigaByte drive gives you a large amount of space, at a more affordable price, with the option to add a hard drive for extra storage.
  • A 1 TeraByte drive offers an enormous amount of room for a massive library of games, applications, TV shows, and music.
  • Windows shows the formatted capacity for all drives as approximately 7% less than the capacity the drive is sold as.  For example 1 TeraByte offers ~930GB; 2TB offers ~1.8TB, etc.

All drives offered here have a minimum of 5-Year Manufacturer's Warranties.  However, it is normal and responsible to do your own periodic backups of your system to protect yourself from data loss.


  • Add a Second Hard Drive for More Storage?
* Your Choice:
 No Additional Internal Hard Drive 
 1 TeraByte Western Digital Black 7200 RPM Hard Drive +$89.00 
 2 TeraByte Western Digital Black 7200 RPM Hard Drive +$150.00 
 5 TeraByte Western Digital Black 7200 RPM Hard Drive +$242.00 
 2 TeraByte Seagate FireCuda SSHD 7200 RPM Hard Drive + 8GB Flash Memory +$125.00 


Optical Drive Options
  • Optical Drive 1: 24X DVD±R/RW Burner
    • Supports 4.7GB discs and 8.5GB dual layer DVD+R's (24X burning for DVD±R's, 8X speed burning for dual layer DVD±R's)
    • DVD+RW Write Speed: 8x - DVD-RW Write Speed: 6x
    • CD-ROM/R/RW Read Speeds: 48x - CD-R Write Speed: 48x - CD-RW Write Speed: 32x


Audio
* Your Choice:
 Onboard 7.1 Channel HD Audio 
 Creative Labs Sound Blaster Zx PCI-Express 5.1 Channel Sound Card +$140.00 

Networking
  • Onboard Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000 Megabit Network Jack), ready for broadband Internet or home networking
  • Built-In Dual Band Wireless 802.11 A/B/G/N/AC Wi-Fi Adapter with Bluetooth 5.0

Input Devices
  • Keyboard
 * Your Choice:
 
 No Keyboard -$10.00 
 Logitech Black Corded USB Keyboard 
 Saitek Eclipse - Black and Silver Blue LED Back-lit Gaming Keyboard +$35.00 
 Logitech G105 Blue LED Back-lit Gaming Keyboard +$45.00 
 Logitech G710+ Mechanical LED Back-lit Gaming Keyboard +$109.00 

  • Mouse
 * Your Choice:
 
 No Mouse -$50.00 
 SteelSeries Rival 300 Black 6-Button Optical Gaming Mouse 
 Logitech G403 6-Button Optical Gaming Mouse +$13.00 
 Logitech G502 11-Button Optical Gaming Mouse +$13.00 
 Razer DeathAdder Chroma 5-Button Optical Gaming Mouse +$10.00 
 Razer Taipan 9-Button Ambidextrous Laser Gaming Mouse +$25.00 
 Logitech G600 20-button MMO Laser Gaming Mouse +$0.00 

  • Mouse Pad
 * Your Choice:
 
 No Mouse Pad -$15.00 
 Func 1030 Gamers Mouse Pad with cord clip 


Software Included
* Your Choice:
 Windows 10 64-bit 
 Windows 10 Pro 64-bit +$50.00 

Windows 10 includes Cortana, a speech actuated virtual assistant.  Plug in a microphone (or a webcam would do) and you can say "Hey Cortana" and do web searches by voice.  You can ask Cortana things like "What's the weather like out?" or "What's on my calendar?".  If you ask something it can't answer, it will bring up a web search results page for what you asked.  Cortana is integrated with the new Microsoft Edge web browser which strips out old Internet Explorer parts to work faster.  (Internet Explorer 11 is also included.)  When you buy Microsoft Office 2016, Cortana will also have useful integrations with that too.  Think of Cortana as a helpful, practical, "AI-lite" that takes us closer to the sci-fi inspired computer speech interaction that we've all been waiting for.  You receive free periodic updates to Windows 10 that make Cortana smarter.

Your new Windows 10 Start menu has Live Tiles which provide glanceable information, which you get to customize.  Afterwards the tiles come alive with photos, news headlines, weather reports, and other useful updates.  New Windows 10 apps borrow the popular 3-lines menu icon to hide bigger interface menus within.  This is a more intuitive user interface convention that works on the desktop, and on tablets and smartphones.  The concept is that apps that work on both the PC desktop, and mobile, will be easier to use.

DirectX 12, another Windows 10 exclusive, enables the latest high end gaming graphics on the latest PC hardware.

Windows 10 Pro adds Remote Desktop, the IIS web server, Hyper-V virtualization (bring your own OS licenses), and the ability to join a business network with a Windows Domain.


  • Add Office / Productivity Software?
* Your Choice:
 No Office Suite Software 
 Microsoft Office Home and Student 2016 Preloaded +$139.00 
 Microsoft Office Home and Business 2016 Preloaded +$239.00 


  • Select Anti-Virus Software
* Your Choice:
 Windows Defender for Windows 10 
 Norton Security 1-Year Subscription +$45.00 
 Norton Security for 5 Devices +$55.00 

  • Add Secondary Malware Protection?
* Your Choice:
 No Secondary Protection 
 MalwareBytes' Anti-Malware Premium 1-Year Subscription +$24.95 

Anti-virus and anti-malware detection is like a flu-shot.  You need to keep up with yearly subscriptions to keep protecting your computer from the latest threats.  Symantec's Norton Security is an Editor's Choice winning anti-virus and firewall program.

MalwareBytes' Anti-Malware Premium is useful as a secondary layer of protection against viruses and malware.  This can be beneficial in protecting against certain threats that MalwareBytes can identify and eliminate sooner than some anti-virus companies can.  This is recommended for use in conjunction with a primary anti-virus program which we suggest to be a Symantec/Norton product.  The Premium version of MBAM dynamically protects your computer in real-time from malicious websites and certain in-bound Internet sourced threats.

Warranty

  • KillaRad PC warranties include 3-Years of 100% US-Based and 0% outsourced free phone support and unlimited free e-mail support.


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