The best desktop computer of the moment

Here is the best configuration of the moment to mount a multitasking desktop computer that will be perfect for pack office, play the latest games, play large video files, edit high resolution images and video. This configuration is not necessarily the most powerful but the most interesting in terms of performance / price ratio with a fairly high level of power.

There are 3 totals, with:

Total 1: a computer case, a PC power supply, a motherboard, a processor, a watercooling system, DDR4 memory modules, NVMe M.2 SSDs, conventional SSDs, a graphics card, a gaming mouse, a 2.1 speaker system, a 24.5-inch full HD display.

Total 2: + a sound card, a 5.1 speaker system, a 28-inch 4K display, external HDD hard drives, a laser printer, an audio headset.

Total 3: + an inkjet printer, a webcam and USB sticks.


Corsair Carbide 270R
ATX middle tower housing, Direct Airflow Path technology to better directly cool the hottest components of the computer. Delivered with two 120 mm fans.$69

CORSAIR RMX Series, RM750x
750 W PC power supply, with 80 PLUS Gold certification. This means that the power supply will last much longer than a standard power supply that will be half the price. But also that the heat is reduced, and that the management of the consumption is mastered. In the end, it will be much more profitable.$99

ASUS ROG Maximus X Hero
Intel Socket 1151 motherboard, equipped with:
- 2 M.2 ports,
- 2 USB 3.1 Gen2 ports,
- 4 USB 3.1 Gen1 ports,
- 3 PCI-Express 16x ports,
- supports SLI and Crossfire technologies.

Intel Core i7-8700K
Processor 6 cores and 12 threads. 3.7 GHz base frequency, 4.7 GHz turbo frequency, 12 MB cache, 95 W TDP, 64 GB of memory capacity, 16 PCI Express channels max.$370

Corsair H115i PRO RGB
Watercooling, with two fans of 140 mm, in 1200 RPM with 20 dBA, a RGB LED and a mini pump head. It can limit the temperature to 55°C, 5°C less than with a high-end air cooler.$140

DDR4 memory, 3000MHz, C15, XMP 2.0, 4x 8GB RAM. LED light module, aluminum heat sink.$316

Samsung 970 Evo 250 GB
NVMe M.2 SSD hard drive, Speed up to 3.500MB/s, 5 year warranty, V-NAND technology, PCIe M.2 interface.2x $88

Samsung SSD 860 EVO, 500 Go
SSD hard drive, 6 GB/s SATA interface, V-NAND 3D technology, up to 550MB/s sequential read, 520MB/s sequential write. 5 year warranty.

- 1 SSD for video files,
- 1 SSD for photo albums and others.
2x $87

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1080 G1 Gaming 8G
Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1080 8GB DDR5, GPU frequency of 1733MHz, PCI Express x16 3.0. HDMI connection, PCI-E 3.0. 3 years warranty.$423

Klim AIM Gaming Mouse
Gaming mouse, with an optical resolution of 7000 DPI, programmable buttons, ambidextrous, good grip.

It has a click that does not make too much noise, unlike mice at $10.

Logitech Z623 2.1 Speaker System
THX-certified 2.1-speaker, 200W, with RCA input, 3.5mm input and headphone jack. The subwoofer has a power of 130 W.$125

iiyama G-Master GB2530HSU-B1 24.5"
PC screen type LED (better than LCD) in 24.5 inches (62 centimeters). Max resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels (Full HD). 1 millisecond response time. Vertical frequency of 75 Hz. Power of 18 watts. Contrast of 1000:1, Brightness of 250 ANSI. Horizontal frequency of 84 KHz.$256
Total 1$2,353

Creative 70SB174000000 Sound BlasterX AE-5
PCIe sound card, high resolution up to 32-bit 384 kHz, dynamic range of 122 dB. With excellent sound reproduction.

It is not obligatory. Sound cards embedded in motherboards are pretty good nowadays. It does, however, greatly improve the sound quality.

Logitech Z906 5.1 Surround Sound Speaker System
5.1 speakers with wireless remote control, 3D stereo. 1000W subwoofer. Wireless digital optical connection. 2 years warranty.

In place of 2.1 to have a surrond sound and an even more realistic acoustic.

Samsung U28E590D 28-Inch 4k
28 "4-inch UHD display (71 centimeters), with a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels, a response time of 1 ms, a 16: 9 aspect ratio, a refresh rate of 60 Hz, a contrast ratio of 1000: 1, a brightness of 370 ANSI.

Instead of a Full HD screen, to better enjoy movies and games in very high definition.

WD 2TB Elements Portable External Hard Drive
2.5 "portable external hard drive with 2 TB capacity, USB 3.0 connection, plenty of space, no need for an external SSD at the moment. Writing and reading speeds are sufficient for this type of disk (about 89 MB/s for both).

- 3 disks to make multiple backups in case that at least one disk dies for x reasons.
3x $101

Brother MFC-9330CDW
Multi-function laser printer for printing documents in black and white, in color, for scanning papers, making photocopies. Output resolution of 2400 x 600 dpi. Print speed of 22 ppm.$360

Sony MDR7506
Quality headphones to not disturb our entourage when watching a movie or playing a video game. Frequency response between 10 Hz and 20 kHz, impedance of 63 ohms, sensitivity of 106 dB / mW. Weight of 220 grams.$80
Total 2$3,190

Canon PIXMA Pro-100
Inkjet printer, with a resolution of 4800 x 2400 DPI, a print speed of 9.7 ppm. The price is high but the quality is very close to what we get with photo professionals.

This type of printer is only necessary if you want to print images, especially photos.

Logitech Webcam HD Pro C920
HD Webcam in 1080p with 30 frames per second. To chat by Skype. With autofocus and light correction. 15 megapixel optical sensor resolution.$89

SanDisk Cruzer Fit CZ33 64GB
USB stick with a capacity of 64 GB. USB 2.0 interface. Keys of small dimensions. Files protected using SanDisk SecureAccess software, which has a personal password, as well as AES 128-bit encryption.

- 4 USB keys to store various types of files and / or to have multiple copies.
4x $15
Total 3$3,657

Prices may change. shipping costs are not included.


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