During its initial developments, desktop PCs were generally meant for calculations, productive software, browsing, creating documents and spreadsheets, and for performing many other core tasks. Later, the focus was shifted to gaming, when developers underwent various brainstorming sessions to incorporate activity-based software into core computing experience. Angry Birds, Call of Duty, Farm Frenzy saga, and many others don’t require major configurations, hence, can easily run on desktops with average configurations. Owing to the growing need of gaming, some major technology giants have started manufacturing console-sized gaming desktops that are high on configuration, display, performance, and graphics.
Here’s the list of top 3 gaming desktop PCs in 2015 that fall within the price bucket of less than $2000.
1. Origin Chronos
The Origin Chronos is an amazing Origin PC that offers you a high-end and compact gaming experience as compared to other gaming desktops that cost $5,000 or more. The device features Bitfenix Phenom chassis, featuring plenty of cooling fans and pipes for liquid cooled processor to offer you high-speed gaming and entertainment experience. The gadget is capable of running any high-end PC game you throw at it and will not ask you to wait for more than a few seconds to play the same. Arriving with non-expandable memory, the Origin PC makes you to look for another PC purchase before you think of adding components to it.
Supported by two graphics cards, Asus Maximus VI Gene microATX gaming motherboard, and Intel Core i7-4770K processor, the device ensures optimal gaming experience while playing HD games. A 16GB of DDR3 memory ensures faster processing and loading of apps while a 1TB SSD boot drive confirms speedy completion of tasks and excellent gaming response.
The device is powered by a Corsair 850W power supply to ensure smooth and optimal gaming environment. It also features a 1TB, 7,200rpm traditional spinning hard drive to store all your favorite games without giving it a second thought. Running on Windows 8.1, the device configurations also list the requisite drivers and utility software for optimal performance of graphics cards and motherboard.
(Approx. price: $1,633)
2. CyberPower Zeus Mini
Featuring a small form factor (SFF) chassis, the CyberPower Zeus Mini is packed with various components and hardware factors that are specially developed for maximum performance and overclocking. The gadget is supported by an Intel Core i7-4770K processor with a processing speed of 3.5 GHz to ensure optimal gaming experience. The device features two USB ports, a headphone and mic jack, two Gigabit Ethernet ports, HDMI, and DisplayPort.
Provided with an Nvidia GeForce GTX 780 graphics card, the device features a 16 GB memory and a 2120 GB HDD, SSD for storing all your valuable games and other files. Offered with the Dual-Layer DVD+/-RW primary optical drive like any other gaming laptop, the device also has a separate Dual-Layer DVD+/-RW secondary optical drive. The device is adorned with the glowing green LEDs that offer a positive verdant spin to the look. Grasping the shape of the all-black tower and arriving with Windows 8 pre-installed on it, the device offers various driver updates and supports features like ShadowPlay and GameCast to let user enjoy the game at the next level.
(Approx. price $1,825)
3. Velocity Micro Edge Z30 SmallBlock
Featuring a block-type design, the Velocity Micro Edge Z30 SmallBlock derives its name from the small-block type case design. The device possesses the shape of the small form factor mini-ITX Tower, making it ideal to be stored in a wooden compartment. The device comes wrapped in a small black metal case, which is remarkably blocky and enhances the overall appearance of the gaming gadget. The gaming desktop PC ships with a 16 GB RAM and a 2250 GB HDD, and equips an Intel Core i7-4771 processor with a processing speed of 3.5 MHz.
Supported by an Nvidia GeForce GTX 760 graphics card, the device is high on performance as well processing, hence, ensures an optimal gaming experience. Provided with DVD+/-R/RW SuperMulti primary optical drive, the gadget has two USB 3.0 ports, six additional USB ports, and outputs for VGA, DVI, DisplayPort, HDMI, and Gigabit Ethernet. Measuring only 12.75X8X9.1 inches (HWD), the gaming desktop is small enough to be kept on your desk or entertainment system.
(Approx. price $1,799)
The above mentioned are the top 3 gaming desktops that can enthrall you with their extreme performance capabilities and processing features. Apart from these, users who wish to go for a basic range can look forward to Lenovo Erazer X700 ($1,499), and iBuypower Revolt A960 (AMD A10-6800K) ($700). You can also purchase Velocity Micro Vector Z25 ($899) to enjoy seamless and hiccup-free gaming experience. If the budget is not a constraint, then Digital Storm Coridium ($7779), and Maingear Epic Rush X79 ($7398) are some of the other amazing game machines that you may consider buying.