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May
30
2014

Small Form Factor (SFF) Gaming PCs - Bolt II

Small Form Factor (SFF) Gaming PCs – Bolt II

Looking for a gaming computer but don’t want to have a monolith sitting under your desk? Look no further, the Bolt II packs massive power into an incredibly small and slim design. Before, gaming PCs used to be housed in huge cases with multiple fans roaring inside trying to cool the high-end components. Now, small form factor gaming PCs like the Bolt II are able to house the same high-end graphics cards and CPUs that were previously reserved for larger computers.

What really separates the Bolt II from the competition is the fact that the chassis was developed entirely in house with no help from third-party manufactures. In addition, the entire chassis is made of steel with no plastic parts (besides the acrylic window and front logo). Buying a small form factor gaming PC doesn’t mean you need to sacrifice on quality and that is why we put quality first on the Bolt II.

Unlike other SFF gaming PCs that use a single 120mm radiator or a short air cooler to cool the CPU, the Bolt II is capable of handling a 240mm water cooling unit to ensure the processor stays cool while you game. Not only will your components remain cool, the added heat dissipation allows the fans used to cool the radiator to run at lower RPMs and in return, lowering the sound level.

One of the things about gaming computers that make them so great is the ease of upgradability. The ability to easily swap out the hard drives or graphics card comes in handy when troubleshooting or simply when you want more power. In most SFF cases, you have to cram your hand into tight areas and hope you don’t cut yourself. In the Bolt II, swapping the graphics card is as easy as removing four screws from the side and rear panel. For the hard drives, there is a total of three screws that are easily visible from the outside and the panel is clearly labeled.

Being that small form factor gaming PCs are so small, it is important to have adequate airflow so the components don’t overheat. With our exclusive Hydrolux board and software, you can either set the fan speeds and colors manually or you can let the software take care of everything by automatically adjusting the airflow based on temperatures as well as the LED colors depending on what the computer is doing.

To sum it up, you no longer need to compromise power for size when it comes to gaming PCs. The Bolt II is able to pack all the major high-end components you could want in a gaming computer and won’t overheat during intense gaming sessions. If you are looking at buying a small form factor gaming PC, be sure to check out the Bolt II.

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