Stormforce Tornado Desktop Gaming PC - i5-7400 - GTX 1060 6GB - 1TB HDD + 128GB - M.2 NVMe SSD - 16GB RAM - W10 @ £749.99 @ Box (3 Year Warranty)
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Stormforce Tornado Desktop Gaming PC - i5-7400 - GTX 1060 6GB - 1TB HDD + 128GB - M.2 NVMe SSD - 16GB RAM - W10 @ £749.99 @ Box (3 Year Warranty)

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Found 17th Jan
I've seen a few pre-builts around recently, including a similar spec model to this, although with a 3gb 1060 and 8GB Ram. Not everyone will want pre-built, but if you're in the market for gaming machine and don't fancy the build or are unsure, this could suit. Has a 3 year guarantee as well.

You could also upgrade bits later down the line if you wanted to, it's simple enough for most to add and remove HDDs/SSDs, RAM and GPU, even if you're not particularly techy, it's all much easier than the old days (I remember installing my mouse back in the day) Although you might want to check to see if/how upgrading may affect the warranty before doing it though, just in case

Anyways, about £50 more than the other just before Christmas, that was £699.99 with a 3gb 1060 and 8GB Ram.


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  • Intel Core i5-7400 Quad Core Processor
  • 16GB DDR4 Kingston HyperX Fury RAM
  • 128GB M.2 NVMe SSD + 1TB HDD
  • Windows 10 Home
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB Graphics Card
  • Intel Core i5-7400 7th generation processor
  • Base frequency 3GHz, turbo to 3.5GHz
  • 6MB SmartCache
Memory
  • 16GB Kingston Hyper X Fury DDR4 2400Mhz RAM
  • Supports up to 64GB RAM
  • 4x DIMM sockets (2 used)
Hard Drive
  • 1TB Western Digital 7200rpm HDD
  • 128GB Intel NVMe SSD boot drive
Optical Drive
  • ASUS DVD/RW
Software
  • Windows 10 Home
  • 30 day trial of Microsoft Office included
Motherboard
  • ASUS H270-PRO
Display
  • N/A
Graphics
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6GB graphics card
  • 1x Dual Link DVI-D
  • 2x HDMI
  • 2x DisplayPort 1.4
Audio
  • High definition 8 channel audio
Input Devices
  • Keyboard and mouse not included
Networking
  • ASUS 300Mbps WiFi
Power Supply
  • 500w PSU
Dimensions
  • Height: 432mm
  • Width: 190mm
  • Depth: 495mm
Motherboard Interfaces
  • 1x DVI-D
  • 1x DisplayPort
  • 1x HDMI
  • 1x USB Type-C (rear)
  • 2x USB 3.1 (rear)
  • 2x USB 3.1 Type-A (rear)
  • 2x USB 2.0 (rear)
  • 1x PS/2 keyboard/mouse combo port
  • 1x LAN (RJ45) port
  • 1x 8-channel audio I/O
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hotukdeal9217 m ago

Cold for what is essentially bits of plastic glued together


You going to go around voting things cold for essentially being molecules glued together?
hotukdeal921 h, 38 m ago

Cold for what is essentially bits of plastic glued together


Why bother voting when you obviously don't know what you're talking about, although I don't think it's worth quite what it's prices at.

After looking at specs closer & price of ram being very high at the moment it's bang on money maybe even a small saving over building it yourself.
Edited by: "Shinks" 17th Jan
would i rather pay £750 for my dream 1080p gaming amazing rig or £450 for a One X to play native 4k? I think id rather spend £750 and go for the 1080p option.
Looks like R2D2
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Looks like R2D2
That’s a pretty decent 1080 machine
shatteredneon2 m ago

Looks like R2D2


Id probably mod it based on that I did a gears of war mod MANY years ago... although that was literally for no reason at all, had no resembalance to anything Gears of War.
Freyalinia1 m ago

That’s a pretty decent 1080 machine


Made me look! I thought i'd mis-typed 1060 for 1080 then! One way of getting members to throw AMD parts at my head

Relax, I have a Ryzen chip and I love it, just playing
pretty good spec apart from the CPU which really lets this down. Looking to build very similar spec with Ryzen 1600 as basic gaming machine.
Freyalinia53 m ago

That’s a pretty decent 1080 machine


sure
would i rather pay £750 for my dream 1080p gaming amazing rig or £450 for a One X to play native 4k? I think id rather spend £750 and go for the 1080p option.
Man, that's an ugly case.
Cold for what is essentially bits of plastic glued together
Acetwoone15 m ago

would i rather pay £750 for my dream 1080p gaming amazing rig or £450 for a …would i rather pay £750 for my dream 1080p gaming amazing rig or £450 for a One X to play native 4k? I think id rather spend £750 and go for the 1080p option.


Good choice, especially with cheaper games, PC exclusives, other uses you can have for a PC, upgradable etc etc
hotukdeal921 h, 38 m ago

Cold for what is essentially bits of plastic glued together


Why bother voting when you obviously don't know what you're talking about, although I don't think it's worth quite what it's prices at.

After looking at specs closer & price of ram being very high at the moment it's bang on money maybe even a small saving over building it yourself.
Edited by: "Shinks" 17th Jan
hotukdeal9217 m ago

Cold for what is essentially bits of plastic glued together


You going to go around voting things cold for essentially being molecules glued together?
deleted5795917th Jan

Its not really the spec that puts me off these as you can build one for …Its not really the spec that puts me off these as you can build one for about the same money, its that all the parts will be very cheaply sourced parts with prob zero upgrade possibilities.Personally an i3 8100 would be a better CPU and beats the 7400 in this.


Think that's the same issue for me. Pre-built saves the hassle of construction but always felt that you get more bang for your buck building yourself and I feel it's good experience . Not voted either way
worth to buy???
Sergejs0745 m ago

worth to buy???

Yes, after looking further it's bang on money maybe even a small saving over building it yourself
Sergejs0746 m ago

worth to buy???


As a main PC, no. I recently bought a machine from their ebay store, exact same as this but 6400 and no ssd for ~£450 with the intention of it being for VR and that alone. Simply put the machine is loud and ugly (which may be good for some) but if you want the benefit of having a PC to use for anything else then its problematic. I lucked out on a sick deal though so no regrets on that front.
TheElderRat13 m ago

As a main PC, no. I recently bought a machine from their ebay store, …As a main PC, no. I recently bought a machine from their ebay store, exact same as this but 6400 and no ssd for ~£450 with the intention of it being for VR and that alone. Simply put the machine is loud and ugly (which may be good for some) but if you want the benefit of having a PC to use for anything else then its problematic. I lucked out on a sick deal though so no regrets on that front.

You got a prebuilt i5 6400, 16gig ddr4 & a gtx 1060 for £450??? That's about £600 there, then 128gb M.2 ssd is around £150 thats without motherboard, psu, case, 1tb hdd & dvd drive
Shinks8 m ago

You got a prebuilt i5 6400, 16gig ddr4 & a gtx 1060 for £450??? That's …You got a prebuilt i5 6400, 16gig ddr4 & a gtx 1060 for £450??? That's about £600 there, then 128gb M.2 ssd is around £150 thats without motherboard, psu, case, 1tb hdd & dvd drive


33084998-yXUsl.jpg So that £540 was - £75 when ebay were having 20% off up to £75 a while ago didn't see the 16GB tho lol and also I dunno why I obscured item num, i am dumb
Edited by: "TheElderRat" 17th Jan
TheElderRat12 m ago

[Image] So that £540 was - £75 when ebay were having 20% off up to £75 a w …[Image] So that £540 was - £75 when ebay were having 20% off up to £75 a while ago didn't see the 16GB tho lol and also I dunno why I obscured item num, i am dumb

Well done, that was a great deal! Would of been good a deal at £540 but you've done really well there!!! Hope you shared your find on here, lol,

But the one above is still a good find.
Shinks6 m ago

Well done, that was a great deal! Would of been good a deal at £540 but …Well done, that was a great deal! Would of been good a deal at £540 but you've done really well there!!! Hope you shared your find on here, lol, But the one above is still a good find.


Would have if it wasn't the last one ahaha. Checked out their website just now and didn't see anything crazy
TheElderRat9 m ago

Would have if it wasn't the last one ahaha. Checked out their website just …Would have if it wasn't the last one ahaha. Checked out their website just now and didn't see anything crazy

Yeah I've just had a look for yours & cheapest about is £630, you did extremely well there!!
Acetwoone2 h, 47 m ago

would i rather pay £750 for my dream 1080p gaming amazing rig or £450 for a …would i rather pay £750 for my dream 1080p gaming amazing rig or £450 for a One X to play native 4k? I think id rather spend £750 and go for the 1080p option.



Good choice Not only will you get to play pretty much all games at 60fps. But you get access to the likes of Forza, Gears Of War ect that once where Xbox exclusives. Plus a backlog of 20+ years worth of PC gaming. The best versions of 3rd party games (for the most part). No Xbox live to pay for and option to upgrade in future.

Pity this model doesn't include an 8th gen i3 or a Ryzen cpu for the sake of upgradability. The best this motherboard will ever support is the i7 7700 (non-k as I assure you it won't be a z270 board)
salestion4 h, 48 m ago

You going to go around voting things cold for essentially being molecules …You going to go around voting things cold for essentially being molecules glued together?


Yes sir
Shinks4 h, 51 m ago

Why bother voting when you obviously don't know what you're talking about, …Why bother voting when you obviously don't know what you're talking about, although I don't think it's worth quite what it's prices at.After looking at specs closer & price of ram being very high at the moment it's bang on money maybe even a small saving over building it yourself.


Was a prank bro just a prank bro
Pretty decent deal for the noobs who want to get into pc gaming.


the pc elitists won’t be happy so don’t expect any kind words from them. Console peasants will just hate anything other than there beloved consoles.

habe some heat
Acetwoone17th Jan

would i rather pay £750 for my dream 1080p gaming amazing rig or £450 for a …would i rather pay £750 for my dream 1080p gaming amazing rig or £450 for a One X to play native 4k? I think id rather spend £750 and go for the 1080p option.


Native 4K on mainly exclusives.

And unless it's a small game, you can throw the 60fps out the window too. (Example - Witcher 3 (a game from 2015) , if you want 60fps on that, bye bye 4K).

I'd take native 1080p and 60fps over 4k checkerboard with the occasional native and mainly 30fps anyday.
good deal! I was fortunate enough to get a similar spec from pc world clearance for £470 - 8gb 2133mhz ram instead of 16gb and a 2tb hdd (no ssd), but with a keyboard and mouse (which I sold for £40!). Otherwise it's the same. I've got fallout VR on it now and absolutely loving it!
Box are awful for customer service in my experience
Guys quick question im a complete noob to pc gaming. Im a playstation guy. If i purchased this could i just connect it to my tv or monitor and off i go?
adeljay9236 m ago

Guys quick question im a complete noob to pc gaming. Im a playstation guy. …Guys quick question im a complete noob to pc gaming. Im a playstation guy. If i purchased this could i just connect it to my tv or monitor and off i go?


you would need to press the power button too.
adeljay921 h, 2 m ago

Guys quick question im a complete noob to pc gaming. Im a playstation guy. …Guys quick question im a complete noob to pc gaming. Im a playstation guy. If i purchased this could i just connect it to my tv or monitor and off i go?


Yes, just check the resolution your TV and PC monitor first - the higher the resolution, the better your graphics card will need to be to maintain a decent frame rate Though you could always tweak the game settings to improve the frame rate.

If you're thinking of playing a few games in particular, do a Google search before you buy to get an idea of how they'll run - e.g. "1060 gtx overwatch benchmarks".
SavvySpender5 m ago

Yes, just check the resolution your TV and PC monitor first - the higher …Yes, just check the resolution your TV and PC monitor first - the higher the resolution, the better your graphics card will need to be to maintain a decent frame rate Though you could always tweak the game settings to improve the frame rate.If you're thinking of playing a few games in particular, do a Google search before you buy to get an idea of how they'll run - e.g. "1060 gtx overwatch benchmarks".


Thanks
not liking the case. looks like 1 from the 90s
Spec wise this is really good for the money. I'm building a Ryzen machine right now, which, why it may be more upgrade-able in future, is slightly weaker in spec than this and I've gone for low budget. I'd say if you're looking for a decent 1080p machine this is actually a pretty good deal.

Case is horrific though.
I've got my 1060 overclocked with a Ryzen 5 1600 overclocked and it's a 1440p beast I love it 1080 it absolutely slaughters it's a great bit of kit. I actually built it because I was super disappointed in the one x 4k. Not native 30fps if your lucky was not for me. Obviously they have the odd game that kills at 4k Forza being one but my 1060 does Forza in 4k 60fps with the same settings it's not an overly demanding game. So yea this machine is killer especially when you consider the other benefits that come with a pc. No online fees cheaper games music production video production photo editing. Aw3some
Looking at building a ~£800 PC and this specs up well in comparision. If it was in a plain black case I would snap this up... No idea why anyone want want this monstrosity on their desk. Shame.
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