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Asus ROG Strix G10DK Gaming PC (G10DK-BBR7M70-CB)

Asus ROG Strix G10DK Gaming PC (G10DK-BBR7M70-CB)

This model ranked #1 among Stationary Computers priced under $2000 in terms of bang-for-the-buck.

With high-end components, this Gaming PC promises to deliver rich, fluid experiences, even with the most demanding games and creative software out there.

Still, down the line, you might have to consider opening the hood to perform some upgrades or maintenance. I do not expect any obstacles to be standing in your way then, but some experience will smoothen the process since the documentation is a bit light in that regard.

Other Considerations

Here are a few things about this Stationary Computer which could come as a surprise. For each point, you will find how to fix it (if it's an issue) and how much to budget for it. Not every point below will be a concern, but hopefully, we can keep your surprises to a minimum.

Screenless. If you don't already have a monitor from your last computer, you could connect this Stationary Computer to a TV or get a new monitor.$120+

No Optical Drive. If you still use CDs, DVDs, or Blu-Ray disks on a regular basis, you will need an external drive to read them with this Stationary Computer.$30+

Assuming you are starting over fresh, you can expect to spend $200 on accessories, for a total cost of $1900.

Who it's For

  • Serious Video Editor
  • Serious Gamer
  • Hardcore Graphic Designer
  • Serious Multitasker
  • Serious Music Producer
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared to other Stationary Computers

Bang for the Buck93th percentile
Versatility80th percentile
Power (General Purpose)93th percentile
Power (Graphical)97th percentile
Power (Large Files & Multitasking)93th percentile
Storage Space77th percentile
Portability33th percentile
Longevity60th percentile

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck93th percentile
Versatility52th percentile
Power (General Purpose)98th percentile
Power (Graphical)95th percentile
Power (Large Files & Multitasking)96th percentile
Storage Space91th percentile
Portability12th percentile
Longevity75th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, Home Edition

CPU

AMD Ryzen 7 3700X, 8 cores clocked from 3.6 to 4.4 GHz

GPU

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070, 8 GB

Memory

16 GB

Storage

1 TB total, Solid State (very fast)

Dimensions and Weight

Dimensions (cm): w18 × d43 × h42.8

Dimensions (in): w7.09 × d16.93 × h16.85

Weight (kg): 8

Weight (lbs.): 17.64

Features

  • Fixed storage: Solid State (very fast)
  • HDMI
  • Multiple Monitor Support
  • VGA
  • PS/2
  • USB Type-A
  • USB 3.2
  • Ethernet 10
  • Ethernet 100
  • Ethernet 1000 (Gigabit)
  • 3.5mm Stereo jack
  • Analog Surround Sound Output
  • Bluetooth 5
  • Wi-Fi a
  • Wi-Fi b
  • Wi-Fi g
  • Wi-Fi n
  • Wi-Fi ac

Maintenance and Upgrades

I do not have much insight to offer regarding this product.

Additional Ressources

Software Compatibility

Here's how you can expect this stationary computer to fare with popular software based on developpers specified system requirements. For reference, a 1-star rating means minimal requirements are met and a 3-stars rating means recommended specs are met. Ratings beyond the 3-stars point could be advisable for uncommon scenarios like modding, working with very large and complex documents, etc.

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