MSI Gaming PC

MSI GAMING PC

MSI Gaming PC

MSI is a well-known brand in the computing world. They have numerous numbers of products such as GPUs, Monitors, and even Laptops. The products offered by the company are excellent in terms of durability and performance. Therefore, in today’s blog, we will be looking at the best pre-built MSI Gaming PC.

Before getting started, I want to give you a heads up that the computers reviewed below are done so completely based on one’s personal opinion and experience. Furthermore, I would like to add that you should refrain from buying any component in these troubled times.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you are suggested to remain in self-quarantine and wait sometime before buying anything. Always remember that your health is the most important asset that you possess and we don’t want you to jeopardize this asset. We can always replace a computer part, but we cannot replace you. Hence, adhere to the restrictions set upon by your country and stay safe.

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Should I go for a pre-built PC?

You might always have confusion to buy a pre-built PC or make yourself a computer by buying parts. Therefore, we have a very good solution for it. If you are having access to parts cheaper than the prebuilt PC, you should totally make yourself one. Furthermore, I always like to choose my own parts and make a custom PC.

More importantly, if you find that the pre-built PC is only slightly more expensive, you should go for it. This is because you can skip the hassle of building, and setting anything up. You can ask the people who built the PC to even overclock it to your needs. Lastly, you even get a complete warranty over the computer. This means that you can get a full replacement if any part is compromised.

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MSI GAMING PCs: Trident, Aegis & Infinite

It is very surprising to note that MSI has three gaming series which are known as Trident, Aegis & Infinite. We are going to look at the pre-built computers ranging from lowest to highest. Therefore, let’s get started with our choices of MSI Gaming PC

MSI Aegis R Gaming Desktop

The MSI Aegis R is the perfect desktop to get you started as a gamer. It is because of the excellent components that it features which do excellent in gaming and editing. This build features the GTX 1660 Ti which can run games at 1080p, no sweat.

Analytics show that around 65% of people (Gamers), still use 1080p screens for their games. Let’s face it, the new games released for PC are not very well optimized and thus require a lot of GPU power to run.

Therefore, having a 1660Ti ensures you get a superb performance at 1080p without cutting any corners. The build features an i7 9700 which is a good pair up with the GPU. The 8 core processor does an excellent job handling any CPU intensive task thrown at it.

MSI Aegis R
Image credit: msi.com

MSI Aegis R features a 16 GB of memory which is enough to work with. There is a huge consumption of RAM even by the browsers nowadays. For example, my chrome takes 4.7 GB of RAM at an idle state. Games thrive better at more VRAM which is taken care of by our GPU.

Even though the RAM usage has spiked in recent years, you do not need to worry for two years or so with your 16 GB of RAM. Besides, RAM upgrades are inexpensive and you can easily perform them at a later stage.

The build also features a terabyte of SSD storage. You can literally expect the blazing fast performance because SSD is around 10x faster on paper and handles tasks like butter.

Lastly, you are equipped with 6 USB 3,0 ports for faster connectivity and 2 USB 2.0 ports. The ample amount of ports ensure you don’t have to use a hub and can have a clean build.

Pros:

  • Geforce GTX 1660Ti
  • Intel i7 9700
  • Excellent Build Quality
  • 1TB SSD
  • Excellent upgrade capability
  • Reasonable Price
  • Free Keyboard and Mice

Cons:

  • Windows 10 Home (Pro has more features, hence better performance)

To conclude, this computer gets 4 stars from us and is an excellent choice at the price. This is like the starting gaming PC to work with. Therefore, this MSI Gaming PC is the first to make on our list.

Did you know?

The “Aegis” name is derived from the shield from Greek Mythology. It is wielded by the Greek Goddess Athena, one of the twelve Olympians. The shield is said to turn people into stone due to the presence of the Greek demon Medusa’s head on it.

MSI Gaming Desktop Trident X Plus

The previous choice of a premade computer was all about budget and 1080p. Therefore, in our second choice, we are upping the price by $700 and finding this smooth computer.

Firstly, this build features an RTX 2070. As I always say, GPU is the soul of PC Gaming. Therefore, we have now directly pickled out an affordable and compact MSI gaming PC. I always have some complaints about the compact gaming PCs due to their heat issues but this one is a superb choice. It is because of the GPU and CPU.

MSI Gaming Desktop Trident
Image credit: msi.com

The GPU featured in the build is the RTX 2070, which is made for 1440p gaming. You can be assured that any AAA titles can be easily played on this beast. MSI ensures that you get the optimum performance from this build.

The processor featured is an i7 9700K. This ensures that there is a CPU cooler installed, due to the processor being one of the K series. The device is compact and quiet, which is the preferred choice of every customer.

The rig features a 16 GB RAM, which serves the purpose of handling any multitask with ease. The machine comes with 512 GB of SSD storage, which can be upgraded from the website.

There is no HDD installed on the device, which is a drawback. Furthermore, the builds comes with a superb mouse and keyboard combo to get started. The case has the following dimension: 15.60″ x 5.10″ x 15.06″ which is insanely small.

It has five USB 3.0 ports, which ensures faster connectivity and usage.

Pros:

  • RTX 2070
  • i7 9700K
  • Compact & Quiet Build
  • Multiple USB Ports
  • Excellent Keyboard & Mouse Combo

Cons:

  • 450W power supply unit (Parts may not function the best at high load)
  • Windows 10 Home
  • Base Model has only 512 GB SSD storage (NO HDD)
  • Less room for upgradability
  • 1 x 16 GB 2666Mhz memory (Dual Channels serve faster memory)

The previous build was all about budget. This one targets compactness & speed. Therefore, considering the price this is also a good build to focus upon. It gets a four-star from us

MSI Infinite X Plus 9SF-271US

Ironically, the last build is from the third series of MSI and is the most expensive build. The MSI Infinite Plus has all the top-notch specifications. The previous builds were focused upon budget and compactness. This one goes all out as it costs $2500.

Firstly, this build features the RTX 2080Ti, with 11 GB of VRAM alone. This means that the new AAA Game titles are toast. There is no up to date, better GPU available to add on a computer. Furthermore, the RTX features GDDR6 memory which is extremely fast and is made for 4k Gaming.

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The build has an i7 9700K which can crank up to 4.9 GHz with the turbo boost. Therefore, this also opens up the possibility of overclocking as there is a good CPU cooler installed.

MSI Infinite X Plus
Image credit: msi.com

Most importantly, the case that packs every component is very well made. This ensures excellent airflow and cooling which increases the shelf life of every component.

Once again, the computer has 16GB of Ram which serves the purpose of working with any application at ease. The computer doesn’t disappoint storage wise as it has an SSD & HHD blend. Furthermore, the builds has 256 GB of SSD storage along with 2 TB of HDD. Therefore, you can easily store any media without any problems.

Lastly, this build has multiple ports that ensure you have good connectivity. It is equipped with eight USB ports and a type-c port

Pros:

  • I7 9700K
  • RTX 2080Ti
  • Liquid Cooled CPU
  • Excellent Build Quality
  • Multiple USB 3.0 Ports
  • Windows 10 Pro
  • Free Keyboard and Mouse

Cons:

  • Complicated build, makes less room for upgrading
  • 2666 Mhz RAM, unexpected at the price
  • Disappointing complains and reviews regarding the free Mouse & Keyboard Combo
  • High Price (Expected around: $2200-$2300)

Therefore, this build is a green signal from us and deserves a four star.

Conclusion

Every build featured above is excellent depending on your choice. Therefore, please decide on your requirement and then proceed to buy the MSI Gaming PC you like.

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