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GAMER PC XTREME DEMOLISHER V20 (Design: In Win GRone black RGB)
Art.No.: 01200511182215
  • INTEL Core i9-10900 @ 5,2 GHz
  • Water Cooling 360 RGB
  • 64GB DDR4 RAM with RGB
  • 512GB SSD M.2 + 1TB HDD
  • Bluetooth 5.0 + WLAN
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080TI OC - 11GB
  • MS Windows 10
  • 24 Months Warranty
  • Unpack - Connect - Start
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Specification

Case

The In Win GR One RGB is a full tower PC case made from a combination of 0.8mm SECC steel and some hard plastic. It’s basically geared towards hardcore gamers, or system builders who are looking for a case with lots of options, expansions and support for water cooling.

It supports up to 10x 120mm fans or 140mm fans that could provide excellent thermal performance. It can also support a 360mm radiator on top and another 240mm radiator on the bottom of the case. There are water cooling holes available for custom water cooling, but I rarely see system builders use these holes nowadays.

The In Win GRone also features a two fan speed control, one-touch front bezel filter, USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 ports on the front panel and an external SATA EZ-Swap Dock located on top where you can slide a hard drive or SSD in for easy data access. It also supports full size graphics cards of up to 365mm and has a total of 8x PCIE-slots. It can also support large CPU cooler heatsink of up to 206mm in height.

It has a very similar layout like most cases in the market. There are four thumbscrews (two on each side panel) that you have to unscrew to remove the side panels. The side panels are pretty much solid, but they do flex a little bit due to its size. As you can also see from the photos above, there are rubber grommets to protect the cables from being peeled.

There are a total of 8 drive bays for your hard drives and three more for the front bay expansion slots. The drive bays and expansion slot bays are all tool free, although we find the yellow-green color of the push button locking mechanism somewhat off. We think it would look better if they were red instead.

The front mesh cover can easily be removed without removing the whole front cover. The first three covers from top are for the front bay slots and can be removed individually. While the other lower 5 layers is actually a one whole meshed cover. Just push somewhere in the upper mid-section to unclip and remove it.

The drive cages are divided into two sections and can be removed easily. It also uses a tool-less drive mount mechanism. There are also holes on each tray so that you can screw a 2.5-inch drive. You can remove just the lower section if you plan to install a 240mm radiator on the bottom portion.

There are many things to like about the GRone full tower case. We like the nice power button with a red LED circle on it. It has 5x 140mm pre-installed fans, and the three of them have red LEDs. It fully supports water cooling system and the external hot swap bay could be useful from time to time. The stylish tinted window looks really cool as well and it’s large enough to see all the major components installed inside the case. Air flow is really great as well, as I can feel the heat being properly exhausted at the back and on top of the case. They have also done a really good paint job as well. And amongst the GRone variants, this is the variant that we like most.

Finally, the In Win GRone is one awesome full tower case and if you like the way how it looks then we don’t have any problems recommending the GR One at all. It’s a well-built chassis with lots of room to work with and options for the components.
 

Processor

INTEL Core i9-10900, clock frequency @ 5.20 GHz, socket 1200 (LGA), code name Comet Lake-S, TDP 65W, cores 10, threads 20, base clock 2.80GHz, turbo clock 5.20GHz, memory controller dual channel PC4-23466U (DDR4-2933 ), CPU features Optane Memory Support, Thermal Velocity Boost (5.20GHz), Turbo Boost Max 3.0 (5.10GHz), Turbo Boost 2.0, vPro, SMT (Hyper-Threading), VT-x, VT-d, VT-x EPT, Intel 64, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, AVX2, Idle States, EIST, Thermal Monitoring, IPT, SIPP, AES-NI, Secure Key, SGX, OS Guard, TXT, XD Bit, Boot Guard, architecture Comet Lake, L2 cache 2.5MB (10x 256kB), L3 cache 20MB, chipset interface DMI 3.0, 8GT / s (PCIe 3.0 x4), PCIe-Lanes 16x (PCIe 3.0), memory max. 128GB, memory bandwidth 45.8GB / s.

In the 10th generation, Intel only uses the new LGA1200 socket, which is only physically compatible with the Intel socket 1151, but can deliver the increased power consumption of the top models from the i9 and i7 series. Intel continues to rely on 14-nanometer manufacturing. The cache responsible for lower latencies and thus better performance is up to 20 megabytes in total. DDR4 RAM is supported up to a clock speed of 2,933 MHz. For i5 and below, the maximum RAM clock is specified at 2,666 MHz. Consistently (except for the F variants) Intel's UHD Graphics 630 is used as the GPU.

The Z490 from the new chipset series 400 comes with 40 PCI lanes and is ready for WLAN 6 and 2.5 gigabit LAN. There is also support for Thunderbolt 3 and Intel's Optane technology. However, PCI Express 3.0 is the maximum.

The boost functions (from i3) hold up to three levels. We explain it using the flagship Intel Core i9-10900K. It clocks at 3.7 GHz in basic mode. With Intel Turbo Boost 2.0, the base clock can clock up a single one of the 10 cores up to 5.1 GHz. Turbo Boost Max 3.0 (from i7) adds another 100 MHz for one core (5.2 GHz). With Intel's new "Thermal Velocity Boost" technology (from i9, except T-model), the CPU can hold a maximum of 5.3 GHz per core or 4.9 GHz for all cores. For a short time and with increased power consumption.

CPU-Cooling

ENERMAX Liqmax III ARGB 360, type internal (closed system), heat sink CPU, heat sink material copper, compatibility CPU 1150, 1151, 1155, 1156, 1366, 2011, 2011-3, 2066, AM2, AM2 +, AM3, AM3 +, AM4, FM1 , FM2, FM2 +, radiator size 360mm, radiator thickness 27mm, radiator material aluminum, fan 3x 120mm, 500-1600rpm, 14-27dB (A), 38.23-122.5m³ / h, pump 12V, special features LED (RGB), LED control, wired remote control.

The Enermax Liqmax III 360 ARGB complete water cooling combines first-class performance with a stylish design. The CPU cooler is equipped with digitally addressable RGB LED lighting that can be synchronized via the mainboard. The three 120 RGB fans specially developed for use on radiators generate high static pressure and bright illumination.

The Enermax Liqmax III 360 ARGB complete water cooling at a glance:

Digitally addressable RGB LED lighting on CPU block and fan
360 mm aluminum radiator for maximum cooling performance
Three 120 mm ARGB fans with a static pressure of 1.98 mm H2O
Max. 122.5 m³ / h delivery volume at max. 1600 rpm
Easy handling thanks to flexible hoses with kink protection
Compatible with common AMD & Intel sockets

Even the Liqmax III RGB 240 can offer a respectable cooling performance and outperform some 240 mm models from the competition. The Liqmax III ARGB 360 goes one step further. The 360 ​​mm radiator cools significantly better, especially when the fan speed is reduced. And there are also clear differences in the lighting effect. The regular RGB lighting with the restriction to one color at the same time is almost simple. The ARGB variant is more colorful and is just right for users who want particularly varied lighting. A clear plus is that, unlike the RGB version, a controller is included. The lighting can also be controlled independently of the mainboard.

Motherboard

MSI MPG Z490 Gaming Edge WiFi, form factor ATX, chipset Intel Z490, RAM 4x DDR4 DIMM, dual PC4-38400U / DDR4-4800 (OC), max. 128GB, expansion slots 2x PCIe 3.0 x16, 2x PCIe 3.0 x1, 1x M.2 / M-Key, 1x M.2 / M-Key (PCIe 3.0 x4 / SATA, 2280/2260/2242), connections external 1x HDMI 1.4b, 1x DisplayPort 1.2, 1x USB-C 3.2, 1x USB-A 3.1, 4x USB-A 3.0, 2x USB-A 2.0, 1x 2.5GBase-T, 5x jack, 1x Toslink, 1x PS / 2 combos, internal connections 1x USB-C 3.0 Key-A header, 1x USB 3.0 header (2x USB 3.0), 2x USB 2.0 header (4x USB 2.0), 6x SATA 6Gb / s, 1x TPM header, 1x Thunderbolt header 5-pin, 1x RTD3 header, cooling header 1x CPU fan 4-pin, 6x fan 4-pin, 1x pump 4-pin, header lighting 2x RGB header 4-pin, 2x RGB header 3-pin, buttons / Switches LED switch (internal), audio 7.1, RAID level 0/1/5/10, multi-GPU AMD 2-way CrossFireX, power connections 1x 24-pin, TX, 1x 8-pin EPS12V, 1x 4-pin ATX12V, lighting RGB, 1 zone (chipset cooler). Special features audio + solid capacitors, diagnostic LED, I / O panel integrated, 1x M.2 passive cooler, Bluetooth 5.1 + WLAN 802.11a / b / g / n / ac / ax.

The MSI MPG Z490 Gaming Edge WiFi is equipped with the high-end chipset for the Intel Core processors of the 10th generation and allows manual overclocking of CPUs with a free multiplier. Since the "Comet Lake-S" processors require a new socket due to the optimized power supply, the Intel socket LGA1200 is used on the 400 series mainboards. Despite the increased number of pins, the actual size of the socket remains the same with older sockets, so that CPU coolers for socket LGA 115x can also be mounted on the mainboard.

The features of the MSI MPG Z490 Gaming Edge WiFi motherboard at a glance:
2x PCIe (3.0) x16 and 2x PCIe (3.0) x1
1x USB 3.2 Gen. 2x2 with fast 20 Gbit / s & 1x USB 3.1 type A
A total of 2x USB 3.0 and 6x USB 2.0 (internal & external)
2x M.2 (PCIe 3.0 x4) / 6x SATA 6G
Supports max. 128 GB DDR4 RAM up to 4,800 MHz
Integrated RGB LED lighting with RGB LED headers
With integrated WiFi and Bluetooth module
Fast 2.5 Gbit LAN

The MSI MPG Z490 Gaming Edge WiFi in detail
The MSI MPG Z490 Gaming Edge WiFi is a motherboard in the ATX form factor and offers two PCIe-x16 slots, one of which is connected directly to the CPU and one to the chipset, as well as two PCIe-x1 slots for plug-in and expansion cards . As a high-end motherboard, the MSI MPG Z490 Gaming Edge WiFi also supports multi-GPU setups via AMD Crossfire / XDMA.

Other features of the mainboard also include a striking cooler design and integrated RGB LED lighting. Additional RGB LED components can be connected and controlled via two 4-pin RGB headers (12V) and two digitally addressable 3-pin RGB headers (5V), provided they are compatible with the RGB software of the mainboard.

RAM and drives
Up to 128 GB DDR4 RAM in dual-channel mode can be used in the four DIMM slots. The Z490 chipset supports clock rates up to 2,933 MHz, but the OC enables the MSI MPG Z490 Gaming Edge WiFi to operate RAM kits with up to 4,800 MHz!

Two M.2 slots and six SATA 6G connectors are available for storage drives. The M.2 slots support the NVMe protocol, which enables data transfer rates of just under 4 GB / s. This means that M.2 PCIe SSDs are up to eight times faster than SATA 6G SSDs!

External connections
The MSI MPG Z490 Gaming Edge WiFi has a USB 3.2 port on the I / O panel. The socket of the same design as USB-C is particularly thin and plugs can be inserted on both sides. USB 3.2 gen. 2x2 achieves very high transmission speeds of up to 20 Gbit / s. br>
In addition to a USB 3.1 port and four USB 3.0 type A ports, the board also offers two USB 2.0 ports and a classic PS / 2 port for mouse or keyboard. In addition, an HDMI and a display port connection are provided as signal outputs for the integrated graphics unit of the processor. The MSI MPG Z490 Gaming Edge WiFi offers fast 2.5 Gigabit LAN (Realtek 8125B) as well as WLAN 802.11ax and Bluetooth 5.1 (Intel AX201).

When it comes to audio, the manufacturer relies on the Realtek ALC1200 audio codec. This provides a total of five 3.5 millimeter jack sockets and an optical S / PDIF output on the I / O panel and supports 7.1 surround sound. Internally, the mainboard provides a large selection of connections and headers.

Overclocking features
The MSI MPG Z490 Gaming Edge WiFi offers a total of eight 4-pin PWM connections for fans and / or pumps on the main board. For the power supply, there is a 24-pin ATX connector as well as an 8-pin and a 4-pin connector on the mainboard. Overclockers are also pleased about the extensive power supply with 12 + 1 + 1 phases, which is equipped with large-area heat sinks.

Memory

G.Skill RipJaws V black DIMM Kit 64GB, DDR4-3200, CL16-18-18-38, Typ DDR4 DIMM 288-Pin, Module 4x 16GB, JEDEC PC4-25600U, CAS Latency CL16 ( ~10.00ns), Row-to-Column Delay tRCD18 ( ~11.25ns), Row Precharge Time tRP18 ( ~11.25ns), Active-to-Precharge Time tRAS38 ( ~23.75ns), 1.35V, Heatspreader, Intel XMP 2.0, Sensor.

As the latest addition to the classic Ripjaws family, Ripjaws V series is the newest dual-channel DDR4 memory designed for maximum compatibility and cutting-edge performance with the latest Intel Core processors. Built with the finest components, tested under the most rigorous conditions, and offered in five color options, Ripjaws V is the perfect choice for building a new performance system or for a simple memory upgrade.

Available in a wide range of frequency options from standard DDR4-2133MHz to a blistering DDR4-4000MHz, Ripjaws V lets you enjoy a faster computing experience for gaming, video & image editing, rendering, and data processing. Each and every Ripjaws V DDR4 memory kit is tested with G.SKILL’s rigorous validation process on all major performance motherboard brands to ensure the best-in-class reliability and compatibility across the widest selection of motherboards.

Continuing the tradition of aftermarket CPU cooler compatibility, Ripjaws V is designed with a 42mm module height suitable for most oversized CPU heatsinks.
Designed with a low voltage of 1.2V~1.35V at DDR4 standard, this lowers the memory voltage requirement by 20% from DDR3 memory kits! Now your system can perform even faster without becoming an expensive appliance heater.

But that's not enough: The memory modules are illuminated with a RGB memory cover for DDR4 memory modules. A total of 36 addressable LEDs with 16.8 million colors controlled by the patented TT RGB PLUS software and / or synchronized with MSI's motherboard RGB software.

Graphic Card(s)

KFA² / MSI GeForce RTX 2080 Ti EX [1-Click OC], 11GB GDDR6, HDMI, 3x DP, USB-C, 1x HDMI 2.0b ports, 3x DisplayPort 1.4a, 1x USB-C with DisplayPort 1.4a (VirtualLink), chip TU102-300X-K1-A1 "Turing", chip clock 1350MHz, Boost: 1590MHz (OC Mode), memory 11GB GDDR6, 1750MHz, 352bit, 616GB / s, shader units / TMUs / ROPs 4352/272/88, cooling 3x axial Fan (80mm), special features Real-time Raytracing (10Gbps), Raytracing Cores (68), Tensor Cores (544), H.265 encode / decode, NVIDIA G-Sync, NVIDIA VR-Ready, NVIDIA NVLink, NVIDIA 2-way SLI (NVLink), HDCP 2.2, backplate, LED lighting (RGB), boost clock overclocked (+ 45MHz), PCIe 3.0 x16 interface, processing power 13839GFLOPS (single), 432GFLOPS (double), DirectX 12.1, OpenGL 4.6, OpenCL 2.0, Vulkan 1.1.96, Shader Model 6.3.

Our copy clocks at 1,350 MHz (GPU base clock) and 1,590 MHz (GPU minimum boost clock). The graphics memory clocks at 1,750 MHz. By in-house overclocking software we were able to raise the GPU clock to 1.970 MHz. 

The in-house cooling takes place via a combination of vapor chamber heat sink and three temperature-controlled axial fans (3x 80mm). The manufacturer dispenses with semi-passive operation. Power is supplied via two eight-pin PCIe power connectors. The visual highlight is the customizable RGB lighting (lettering).

For a picture transmission of 4K / Ultra HD resolutions at 60 Hertz, a total of three DisplayPort 1.4 and one HDMI 2.0b connection are available, the latter has HDCP 2.2 and thus can send and receive encrypted signals (4K Blu-ray -Rays / 4K streams). A USB-C with DisplayPort 1.4 (VirtualLink) is also available.

KFA2 ships with the new GeForce RTX 2080 Ti EX one of the fastest graphics cards for gamers. Thanks to the new Turing GPU, you get a tremendous amount of power - with a "human" power consumption. In addition to the impressive performance, finally, modern games with 4K resolution and more than 60 FPS are playable, also know processing quality and design to please. There is also a big plus for the sophisticated cooling concept.

Dedicated for gamers who are looking for powerful and stable performance. Specially designed for TU102, using 6 heat pipes to connect the radiator fin and GPU, working along with the KFA2-engineered Triple 80mm fans, making the thermal systems light and effective. Tailor-made with die-cast aluminum front-plate and stamped aluminum backplate, contribute to the heat dissipation by covering both sides of the PCB, protecting it from bending at the same time. In addition, KFA2 GeForce RTX 2080 Ti EX (1-Click OC) offers high-valued appearance with its all black design and the top RGB light.

PSU

CobaNitrox Nobility CN-900 NS, high-end power supply from Inter-Tech, 135mm fan, partially modular cable management, connections 1x 20/24-pin, 2x 4/8-pin, 4x 6/8-pin PCIe, 9x SATA, 3x IDE, 1x floppy, average efficiency> 86% (80 PLUS, 115V), certificates 80 PLUS Silver (115V), dimensions (WxHxD) 150x86x160mm, manufacturer warranty three years, number of 12V rails 4, + 3.3V 25A + 5V 25A + 12V 25A, 25A, 25A, 25A -12V 0.5A + 5Vsb 3.0A PFC active, form factor ATX PS / .2.

The Nobility series offers you pluggable cable management, all important protective functions and excellent efficiency, which is achieved through the use of high-quality industrial components. With five PCIExpress 6 + 2 connections, the Nobility CN-900 NS is ideally suited to performance-hungry graphics cards. Ferrite cores in the lines prevent high-frequency interference pulses. Thanks to four separately switched 12V cables and two EPS / 8-pin connections, even demanding configurations are perfectly supplied. All connection cables are covered with a soft textile jacket and are easy to use when laying.


New system architecture reduces wear and noise.
The use of new technologies and more efficient components enables a new cooling concept, which manages almost without additional fan use in the lower power requirement of the power supply. At a power supply temperature of less than 30 ° C-40 ° C, which corresponds to approximately 50% power consumption, the internal fan turns almost inaudibly when idling. The temperature-controlled fan control only starts at temperatures of over 30 ° C-40 ° C and provides an additional, performance-dependent cooling capacity. In addition to minimizing the volume in "everyday operation", the wear on the fan is also reduced and the pollution of the power supply is significantly reduced, since less air and therefore less dust is sucked in.

SSD

SAMSUNG SSD 981, 512B, M.2, Solid State Module, Form Factor M.2 2280, M.2 / M-Key Interface (PCIe 3.0 x4), Read 3000MB/s, Write 1800MB/s, Read / Write IOPS 4K 270k / 420k, 3D-NAND TLC memory modules, Samsung, 64-layer (V-NAND v4), reliability forecast 1.5 million hours, Samsung Phoenix (S4LR020) controller, 8 channels, NVMe 1.2a protocol, 256bit AES, TCG Opal 2.0 privacy features, Power consumption 5.9W (operation), 0.03W (no load), special features L1.2 Low power standby.

With the 981 SSD series Samsung once again breaks all previous speed records and consolidates its place as the undisputed leader in the field of flash-based solid state drives. The reason for this is the technical superiority of the Samsung SSDs, especially this Samsung 981 in M.2 format with 512 GB capacity, stacked with MLC memory cells with several layers - called V-NAND. It has a very fast PCI Express 3.0 connection with 4 lanes and support for the state-of-the-art NVM Express protocol.

The new Samsung "Phoenix" controller of this hyper-fast drive supports four PCI Express lanes of the standard 3.0, which make a theoretical maximum of about 3,900 MB/s possible! With the built-in Samsung 3-bit MLC V-NAND, the 256 GB variant of the Samsung 981 achieves tremendous 3,000 MB/s reading and 1,800 MB/s writing-, as well as fantastic IOPS values ​​of 270,000 in 4KB read or 420,000 in 4KB write. The modern "Phoenix" controller chip also ensures less waste heat, which does not lead to a performance throttling due to high temperatures.

HDD

TOSHIBA Harddisk 1TB, SATA 6Gb/s, Form factor: 3.5" • Drive: 7200rpm • Cache: 64MB • Power consumption: 6.4W (working), 2.2W (idle) • Volume: 26dB(A) (working), 25dB(A) (idle) • Specials: 4KB Sectors with Emulation.

The DT Desktop hard disk drive series provides 1TB capacity and features an innovative technology to deliver a greater level of power efficiency and quiet operation for energy-conscious, environmentally-friendly computers. With low power, high capacity and cool operation, these 3.5-inch (8.9 cm) drives offer a rotation speed of up to 5940 rpm and an interface transfer rate of 6 Gb/s. In addition, the DT Series uses Advanced Format technology to provide maximum error detection and more efficient use of the storage surface area.

 

Blu-Ray/DVD

No optical disc drive in the system!

Interfaces

 

PS/2 Combo Port
DisplayPort
USB 3.2 Gen 2 10Gbps (Type-A)
LAN Port
HD Audio Connectors
USB 2.0
HDMI Port
USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 20Gbps (Type-C)
USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps (Type-A)
Wi-Fi / Bluetooth
Optical S/PDIF OUT

WLAN

Integrated WLAN. For more information click "Motherboard" or "Interfaces" !

Sound

The ultimate pleasure for your ears thanks to Creative Sound Blaster Cinema.

MSI, the world's leader in motherboards and graphics cards has chosen Creative Sound Blaster Cinema audio technology for its new motherboard lineup. Sound Blaster is the leading brand in PC gaming audio and MSI is excited about the prospect of providing class-leading audio technology with its motherboards. Thanks to the Sound Blaster Cinema suite of audio technologies, gamers can enjoy upgraded surround sound through their stereo headphones, enhanced gaming sound effects and Smart Volume control for long gaming sessions.

When using Sound Blaster Cinema, gamers will be able to hear their opponents more clearly and easily while enjoying the competitive advantage of accurate positional audio to reveal the precise location of their opponents.

Sound Blaster Cinema
Armed with the technology of the biggest name in PC gaming audio, gamers can leverage Sound Blaster Cinema to get the best sound enhancements for today's games powered by Sound Blaster SBX Pro Studio technology. Each of the five technologies of SBX Pro Studio is focused on delivering a more immersive gaming experience:

-SBX Bass - SBX Bass technology dramatically improves the sound experience by expanding the low frequency tones
-SBX Crystalizer - Ensures that every audio detail is heard by restoring the "highs" and "lows" that are compromised with audio compression
-SBX Dialog Plus - SBX Dialog Plus intelligently enhances voices in games and moves for dramatically clearer dialog
-SBX Surround - Goes beyond 7.1 surround sound creating unprecedented levels of audio realism including stunning surround effects that produce virtual speakers around, above and below you
-SBX Smart Volume - Address the problem of abrupt volume level changes in games by intelligently applying gain and attenuation to deliver consistent volume levels

 

Software

Microsoft Windows 10 Professional 64Bit, Full Version!

Windows 10 is the Goldilocks version of Microsoft's venerable PC operating system -- a "just right" compromise between the familiar dependability of Windows 7, and the forward-looking touchscreen vision of Windows 8.

This new Windows, available as a free upgrade for existing Windows 7 and Windows 8 noncorporate users, is built from the ground up to pursue Microsoft's vision of a unified OS that spans all devices without alienating any one platform. It's an attempt to safeguard Microsoft's crumbling software hegemony, assailed on all sides by Google and Apple. And it's a vision of the future as Microsoft sees it, where a single user experience spans every piece of technology we touch. Welcome to Windows as a service.

Yes, this new OS is chock-full of fresh features. To name just a few: a lean, fast Internet Explorer replacement called Edge; Microsoft's Siri-like voice-controlled virtual assistant, Cortana; and the ability to stream real-time games to your desktop from an Xbox One in another room. (And in case you're wondering: there is no "Windows 9" -- Microsoft skipped it, going straight from 8 to 10.)

But Windows 10 is also the end of a long, awkward road that began with the release of Windows 8 in 2012, when Microsoft tried to convince a world of keyboard and mouse wielders that touchscreens were the way to go -- or else. Ironically, in 2015, the PC hardware for that touchscreen future is now here -- everything from 2-in-1s such as the Lenovo Yoga line to convertible tablets with detachable keyboards, like Microsoft's own Surface. And Windows 10 smoothly lets users transition from "tablet" to "PC" mode on such devices like never before.

For the rest of the PC universe -- including those who still prefer good old-fashioned keyboard and mouse navigation -- Windows 10 is a welcome return to form. The Start menu, inexplicably yanked from 8, is back and working the way you expect it to. Those live tiles from the Windows 8 home screen still exist, but they've been attached to the Start menu, where they make a lot more sense. And the fiendishly hidden Charms bar has been morphed into the more straightforward (and easier to find) Action Center.

As always, there are some quibbles and gripes with the end product, but all-in-all -- after living with Windows 10 for months -- I can say it's a winner. It's flexible, adaptable and customizable. And it's been battle-tested by an army of beta testers for the better part of a year, making it one of the most robust operating system rollouts in recent memory.

A fresh Start

The Start menu is back; it's almost funny how relieving that is. That humble Start button has been a fixture on the lower left corner of the Windows desktop since the halcyon days of Windows 95, offering speedy access to apps and settings. Press it on Windows 10, and you'll see the latest step in a long conversation about the state of the PC industry.

The past sits on the left: a neat column with shortcuts to your most used apps. Press the "All Apps" button and you'll get an alphabetical list of all of the apps installed on your PC. There are folders in there too -- press them, and extra options will fly out, just like they always have.

The future -- or at least, the future as Microsoft envisions it -- sits on the right side of the Start menu. These are the colorful, animated live tiles that debuted in Windows 8, pulling double duty as app shortcuts and informative widgets. You can resize these live tiles, drag them about to arrange them into groups and pin as many apps as you'd like -- the entire Start menu can be shrunk or expanded to suit your liking. It's essentially a miniaturized version of the fullscreen Start menu we saw in Windows 8. Hate live tiles? Then unpin them to excise them from your computer, leaving you with the narrow column of frequently used apps we've known for so long.

 


HI-TECH Anti-Cucumber Warranty  (when you buy a HI-TECH PC and / or laptop already completely in the scope of services)

 

 

  1. Complete assembling the PC system or notebook computer with serial number management
  2. Optimization of the wiring between the individual components of PC in order to optimal air flow in the system
  3. Optimization and performance of different hardware components (graphics / CPU, etc.)
  4. install the latest BIOS update (motherboard, graphics)
  5. Complete configuration of BIOS settings to provide maximum performance and reliability of the system PC + save settings to load it in a later episode again (eg after changing bios battery)
  6. Free Hotline
  7. 24-hour endurance test for quality control of PC components at maximum load of processor, RAM, graphics card and mainboard test run (consisting of: 2 instances of Prime95 + Furmark + Intel Burn) including continuous observation of the temperature and volume development
  8. Connection and function control of all ports (USB / Audio Front / Rear audio / network / etc)
  9. partitioning the drive into 3 partitions (system 1x / 1x data / 1x Hi-Tech Drivers)
  10. Optical quality control by 2nd employee (wiring, damage to the housing, fully bundled accessories)
  11. depositing the latest device drivers for your PC on the 2nd Partition of the disk in order to start working with the new drivers can, for example, or for self-installation of the operating system
  12. For Shipping: fitting transportation safety, so that the PC or notebook reaches the customer without harm
  13. Additional monitoring by the 2nd employee of the measures transportation safety
  14. 24 months full warranty

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Reviews

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Rémi C (49660) writes about GAMER PC ULTIMATE DEMOLISHER V9
Disappointed that my quad-channel CPU was configured with only two memory sticks.
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