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A Comprehensive Review of the Digital Storm Coridium – Pushing it to the Limit

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24-Falcon-NorthwestGaming PCs are always pushing their performance to the limit in a bid to dominate the industry and the charts. Digital Storm Coridium is one of the latest to hit the top of the chart list, thanks to its seamless performance.

Here is a comprehensive Digital Storm Coridium review.

Overview

The gaming PC comes with a lot of impressive hardware designed to offer the smoothest experience. To start with, it incorporates two dual-chips Radeon R9 295X2, the latest high-end graphics cards. It also adds a hex-core Intel Core i7 processor overclocked to 4.6GHz, ensuring seamless performance on multiple 4K monitors.

The performance does not stop there – it offers 16GB Ram memory and four additional 4GB 1866MHz Corsair Vengeance Pro RAM sticks. It also comes with two Samsung EVDO SSDs, one with 250GB capacity for booting and another 1TB drive for storage.

Perhaps the most attractive feature of the hardware is that you get to see what is under the cover, thanks to an acrylic side window. The hardware is put very well together, and the additional pumps used for cooling the processors make it seem all the more aggressive. Additional hardware features include 2 optical drive 12X Blu-Ray DVD writer-reader drives and 11 USB ports, 2 3.0 ports in the front, four additional in the back and another five 2.0 USB ports also in the back.

 

Digital Storm Coridium

Pros

The Digital Storm Coridium certainly offers many conveniences compared to other gaming PCs. Some of the pros include:

Seamless performance

When put to the test using Aliens Vs. Predator, the PC offered 641fps at 1366 by 768 resolution. It offered 245fps for In Heaven at 1920 by 1080 resolution. The 16GB RAM supported by four 4GB sticks also adds to the experience.

Ample storage

It comes with 1TB SSD card capable of storing numerous files and programs. What’s more, the SSD is slim, saving space and making it easily replaceable.

Great cooling capability

It is only natural that the Digital Storm Coridium would produce a lot of heat, considering the grade of hardware used. However, it is barely noticeable, and the sound is muzzled thanks to five cooling fans, several radiators, and a PSU.

Versatility

The Digital Storm Coridium is capable of handling just about any task better than most PCs since the power goes to all its uses. To this end, it has been shown to offer impressive results with programs such as Photoshop, among others.

What’s more, the processing power is capable of comfortably handling multiple 4K monitors.

Disadvantages

Every PC comes with its own setbacks. For the Digital Storm Coridium, the setbacks are few but noticeable.

Expensive

The PC goes for about $7,800 in most gaming PC shops, quite a high price for average gamers. The masterwork put into the hardware, however, is worth the price.

Maintenance

As mentioned earlier, the multiple processors used in the PC require constant cooling. These use a lot of power, as it is powered by a 1500-Watt Silverstone power supply.

Conclusion

The Digital Storm Coridium pushes the limits when it comes to performance, beating a lot of other high-end gaming PCs. It is the ideal PC for the die-hard gamer willing to spend some money on outstanding hardware.

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