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MSI's mini-ITX Trident 3 Arctic gaming PC rocks GTX 1070

MSI's console-sized PC packs a serious performance punch thanks to a custom GTX 1070 GPU
By: Derek Strickland | Computer Systems News | Posted: Mar 28, 2017 10:11 pm

MSI today announces a "frosty" variant of its award-winning Trident 3 gaming PC, which melds a small form factor with high-end power.




MSI's limited edition Trident 3 Arctic gaming PC isn't just a white paintjob: the Mini-ITX build rocks a customized ITX NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 with 8GB of GDDR5 VRAM for performance gaming and VR, complimented by Intel's latest powerful Core i7-7700 3.6GHz CPU "to get performance levels far above its similarly-sized console counterparts." The SFF PC also sports 16GB of DDR4-2400 RAM, and a single 256GB M.2 SSD and a 1 TB 7200RPM hard drive for storage.


The Trident 3 Arctic stays cool as its icy paintjob thanks to MSI's new Silent Storm Cooling 2 system, which "individually cools the most important heat-generating hardware in the system using separated chambers." And what modern rig would be complete without RGB lighting? MSI adds some scintillating flair with its RGB Mystic Light LED array.




The MSI Trident 3 Arctic will be available at the beginning of April at Newegg, Amazon, and Fry's for $1,500.


Check below for specifications or the official press release for more info.





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