This system refresh was reviewed in October 2015 by Hexus Hexus Quote:
"DinoPC's Primal GT2 is a well-rounded system that will slip easily into most environments while offering an amalgamation of hardware that outmuscles any dedicated games console."
Small Form Factor Case
Tiny dimensions are no longer a barrier to high performance computing! PC cases based around the Mini-ITX form factor have evolved to feature a progressively cleverer design that helps overcome cooling and upgrade compatibility shortcomings that normally plague them.
Intel® Core™ i5 CPU
The Core i5 range first launched in 2010, Intel has since refreshed the line-up with a number of generations under it’s "tick-tock” approach to product development. With every new generation the focus has been on increasing performance whilst improving efficiency, reducing the burden on your PSU and cooling system. At the same time, the constant improvement of the integrated graphics on the chip itself has negated the need for an entry level graphics card. If you are a mainstream user who cares about performance then the Core i5 is for you, whilst the Core i7 is for enthusiasts and users with high-end CPU requirements.
Cooler Master CPU Cooler
The Cooler Master Hyper 103 is an excellent cooling solution with its modest proportions it wouldn't obstruct any other slots nearby. Thanks to its low-noise fan and some clever use of copper and aluminium this little beauty is able to cool down a large number of processors currently on the market and is a convenient step up from a stock cooler.
NVIDIA™ GeForce® Graphics
The GeForce® GTX 1060 graphics card is a circa £200 model loaded with innovative new gaming technologies that make it the perfect choice for the latest high-definition games. Powered by NVIDIA™ Pascal the most advanced GPU architecture ever created - the GeForce® GTX 1060 delivers brilliant performance that opens the door to virtual reality and beyond.
Latest DDR4 RAM
DDR4 is the latest generation of memory, optimized for the latest Intel chipset motherboards, it offers higher frequencies that start at 2133Mhz, greater bandwidth and lower power consumption than DDR3 modules. It’s the perfect future-proof option, with future advancements delivering further performance advantage as latencies are reduced and software takes full advantage of the faster frequencies.
Fast SSD and 1TB Storage
Included is a fast 240Gb SSD to provide speedy read and write speeds as well as a more reliable form of storage over normal mechanical drives. With 240GB of capacity you'll be able to install the Operating system, as well as some of your favourite programmes and games. Alongside it is there’s a 1TB mechanical HDD for your collection of games and bulky data storage.
Corsair Quality PSU
Corsair's 650W VS PSU is the best companion for a system of this type, its 80 Plus Bronze certified showing its strong green credentials and it's quiet and unobtrusive. On top of that, this PSU that will not let you down, it comes with the legendary Corsair badge which stands for reliability and quality, and looks smart with the black braided cables.
Included is the latest version of Windows 10 Operating System, installed and ready to go! With release of Windows 10, the Start menu is back and Microsoft has managed to satisfy many different types of users - PC gamers, console gamers as well as mobile and tablet users. After listening to feedback from millions of users and taking into account our rapidly evolving usage of technology, the latest version of Windows has had a great response and addresses many issues encountered with previous versions.