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Asus ROG Strix G10DK Gaming PC (G10DK(SPN)-BBR560-CB)

Asus ROG Strix G10DK Gaming PC (G10DK(SPN)-BBR560-CB)

This model ranked #9 among Stationary Computers priced over $1050 in terms of bang-for-the-buck.

With high-end components, this Gaming PC has what it takes to handle demanding AAA games and creative software out there. It is all the more compelling since it's widely distributed, and you could potentially pick it up from the store and start enjoying it the very same day.

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.

Speakerless. This Stationary Computer needs external speakers to play sounds. Your options are to hook it up to a TV or a monitor with built-in speakers, use external speakers or a headset.$30+

No Camera or Microphone. If your plans include skyping with family members or playing with your friends online, you would need a webcam or, for best results, a headset and microphone.$40+

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 $320 on accessories, for a total cost of $2220.

Who it's For

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

Compared to other Stationary Computers

Bang for the Buck60th percentile
Versatility47th percentile
Power (General Purpose)89th percentile
Power (Graphical)98th percentile
Power (Large Files & Multitasking)97th percentile
Storage Space14th percentile
Portability32th percentile
Longevity19th percentile

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck78th percentile
Versatility45th percentile
Power (General Purpose)95th percentile
Power (Graphical)99th percentile
Power (Large Files & Multitasking)97th percentile
Storage Space40th percentile
Portability13th percentile
Longevity56th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows

CPU

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X, 6 cores clocked from 3.7 to 4.6 GHz

GPU

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060, 12 GB

Memory

16 GB

Storage

512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Dimensions and Weight

Dimensions (cm): w18 × d43 × h42.8

Dimensions (in): w7.09 × d109.22 × h108.71

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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