In terms of unique high-end gaming PCs that come already built, MSI might have just outdone everyone else. The MSI MEG Aegis Ti5, now available to buy at major retailers, looks sort of like a futuristic fighter pilot’s helmet. Aggressive lines and built-in RGB lighting certainly give it a fetching look.
It’s the first desktop gaming PC to employ an LED dial on the front that allows gamers to quickly switch between power profiles. The small screen displays system data, and there are several configurable options that allow for quick launching of specific games or displayable local weather.
The PC isn’t all just show, with up to a 10th Gen Intel Core i9-10900K processor (CPU), NVIDIA RTX 3080 graphics card (one of our picks for best graphics card), 128GB of DDR4 RAM, and room for three M.2 PCIe solid-state drives (SSD), two 2.5-inch SSDs, and one 3.5-inch hard-disk drive (HDD). It’s all powered by a modular 750W power supply unit (PSU) with 80 Plus Gold certification.
Inside are four separate MSI Silent Storm Cooling 4 chambers for better thermal management, important in these unique builds that don’t have as much space inside as standard mid-tower cases. Even the motherboard has a fan behind it to help keep the VRMs cool. The build includes Thunderbolt 3 and Wi-Fi 6 for easy connectivity. Be sure to have a look at our collection of the best gaming desktop PCs for more options.
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