Skip to main content

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

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

This model ranked #3 among Stationary Computers priced under $2000 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 $1950.

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 Buck78th percentile
Versatility78th percentile
Power (General Purpose)85th percentile
Power (Graphical)85th percentile
Power (Large Files & Multitasking)100th percentile
Storage Space37th percentile
Portability33th percentile
Longevity74th percentile

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck78th percentile
Versatility52th percentile
Power (General Purpose)91th percentile
Power (Graphical)90th percentile
Power (Large Files & Multitasking)100th percentile
Storage Space72th percentile
Portability12th percentile
Longevity76th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, Home Edition

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.

Browse the software library for more options and find compatible hardware

Accessories you might need

Logitech Z407 Bluetooth Computer Speakers with Subwoofer (Z407)

Logitech Z407 Bluetooth Computer Speakers with Subwoofer (Z407)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$149.
Logitech HD Webcam C310 (960-000585)

Logitech HD Webcam C310 (960-000585)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$69.
Asus 21-inch FHD 75Hz 1ms GTG TN LED FreeSync Gaming Monitor (VP228QG)

Asus 21-inch FHD 75Hz 1ms GTG TN LED FreeSync Gaming Monitor (VP228QG)

Specs

Screen

22", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), FreeSync, TN Display

Pricing

Typically sells for C$189. You could save 2% right now.
Verbatim External Slimline Blu-ray Writer (70102)

Verbatim External Slimline Blu-ray Writer (70102)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$135.

Other stationary computers in the same price range

Showing 1-6 of 7 items.
Acer Nitro 50 Gaming PC (N50-120-EB12)

Acer Nitro 50 Gaming PC (N50-120-EB12)

ranked #2 among Stationary Computers priced under $2000

If you're looking for a gaming rig but have limited funds to do so, this system is a compelling solution. It's a powerful PC for the price and uses sm

Who it's For

  • Serious Video Editor
  • Serious Gamer
  • Hardcore Graphic Designer
  • Serious Multitasker
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck80th percentile
Versatility60th percentile
Power84th percentile
Storage Space98th percentile
Portability15th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 11, Home Edition

CPU

AMD Ryzen 5 5600G

GPU

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060, 12 GB

Memory

16 GB

Storage

1.5 TB total, Solid State (very fast), 72000+ RPM hard drive (fast)

Pricing

Acer Nitro 50 Gaming PC (N50-620-EB12)

Acer Nitro 50 Gaming PC (N50-620-EB12)

ranked #4 among Stationary Computers priced under $2000

If you need an affordable gaming rig, you could do a lot worse than this one. With fast storage space, a decent CPU and more graphical horsepower than

Who it's For

  • Serious Gamer
  • Serious Multitasker
  • Video Editor
  • Graphic Designer
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck72th percentile
Versatility58th percentile
Power71th percentile
Storage Space93th percentile
Portability15th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, Home Edition

CPU

Intel Core i5-11400

GPU

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650, 4 GB

Memory

12 GB

Storage

1 TB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$999.
HP Pavilion Gaming PC (TG01-1209)

HP Pavilion Gaming PC (TG01-1209)

ranked #5 among Stationary Computers priced under $2000

This cost-effective gaming PC has a lot to offer with a combination of solid-state and mechanical storage, a powerful CPU and gaming-grade graphical h

Who it's For

  • Serious Video Editor
  • Serious Gamer
  • Hardcore Graphic Designer
  • Serious Multitasker
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck69th percentile
Versatility54th percentile
Power79th percentile
Storage Space97th percentile
Portability26th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, Home Edition

CPU

Intel Core i7-10700F

GPU

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660, 6 GB

Memory

16 GB, Dual-Channel

Storage

1.25 TB total, Media Card Reader, Solid State (very fast), 72000+ RPM hard drive (fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$1,399.
Acer Nitro 50 Gaming PC (N50-120-EB11)

Acer Nitro 50 Gaming PC (N50-120-EB11)

ranked #6 among Stationary Computers priced under $2000

If you're looking for a gaming rig but have limited funds to do so, this system is a compelling solution. It's a reasonably powerful PC for the price

Who it's For

  • Serious Gamer
  • Video Editor
  • Graphic Designer
  • Multitasker
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck64th percentile
Versatility22th percentile
Power72th percentile
Storage Space72th percentile
Portability15th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 11, Home Edition

CPU

AMD Ryzen 5 5600G

GPU

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650, 4 GB

Memory

8 GB

Storage

512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$999.
Asus ROG Strix G10CE Gaming PC (G10CE(SPL)-BBI560-CB)

Asus ROG Strix G10CE Gaming PC (G10CE(SPL)-BBI560-CB)

ranked #7 among Stationary Computers priced under $2000

This pre-built Gaming Rig is quite capable for the price, and if you're looking for a gamin PC you can take home and play with tonight, this could be

Who it's For

  • Serious Video Editor
  • Serious Gamer
  • Hardcore Graphic Designer
  • Serious Multitasker
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck63th percentile
Versatility54th percentile
Power77th percentile
Storage Space72th percentile
Portability12th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, Home Edition

CPU

Intel Core i5-11400

GPU

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060, 12 GB

Memory

16 GB

Storage

512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$1,799.
Acer Aspire TC (TC-1660-ES11)

Acer Aspire TC (TC-1660-ES11)

ranked #8 among Stationary Computers priced under $2000

This cost-effective PC could be a compelling solution if you've been looking for a family PC to handle homework and other everyday tasks.

From a ma

Who it's For

  • Aspiring Creative
  • Multitasker
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck59th percentile
Versatility11th percentile
Power56th percentile
Storage Space93th percentile
Portability22th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, Home Edition

CPU

Intel Core i5-11400

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics 730

Memory

8 GB

Storage

1 TB total, DVD, 72000+ RPM hard drive (fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$849.