Eclipseby Digital Storm

  • Eclipse
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TECHWALLA
VERDICT
A solid product. Despite some flaws, it's still a good value.
77%
TECHWALLA SCORE
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PROS

  • The Eclipse offers a smooth frame rate at 1080p for gaming using Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
  • This gaming PC system has an attractive small-form case, no bloatware and lifetime U.S. support.
  • The Eclipse comes with a full-size, dual-width Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 graphics card.

CONS

  • There isn't much room in the chassis, which makes expansion, repair and maintenance difficult.
  • A mouse and keyboard are not included.
  • There aren't many upgrade options.
The Digital Storm Eclipse starter model offers an unlocked Pentium CPU, 8GB of RAM, an H97 chipset motherboard, AMD Radeon R7 260X video, Realtek ALC892 audio, and a 1TB 7,200-rpm hard drive. The small-form gaming PC system's front panel has two USB 3.0 ports and headphone and mike jacks. On the rear panel are four USB 3.0 and two USB 2.0 ports, DMI and a pair of HDMI jacks, SPDIF and analog audio jacks, two Gigabit Ethernet ports, and a pair of external Wi-Fi antennas. Connect your mouse and keyboard with the PS/2 connector or Bluetooth 4.0.
NameEclipseMillenniumErazer X315X51 R3 (2015)Alienware Alpha
ManufacturerDigital StormOriginLenovoAlienwareAlienware
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List Price$700$1731$500$699$500
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The Digital Storm Eclipse is one of the best performers in the field, and it is chock full of features, like a speedy SSD and 802.11ac Wi-Fi…

The Digital Storm Eclipse is one of the best performers in the field, and it is chock full of features, like a speedy SSD and 802.11ac Wi-Fi.

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80%

It sports a powerful processor and enough graphics horsepower to run demanding games at 1080p with the graphics cranked up to 11.

It sports a powerful processor and enough graphics horsepower to run demanding games at 1080p with the graphics cranked up to 11.

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70%

Considering that the video card in question is the recently controversial Nvidia GTX 970, difficulty swapping out GPUs may be a deal breaker…

Considering that the video card in question is the recently controversial Nvidia GTX 970, difficulty swapping out GPUs may be a deal breaker for some.

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Eclipse Overview: Who’s It For? The Eclipse is for anyone not looking to spend a fortune on a solid gaming PC, with an eye toward integrat…

Eclipse Overview: Who’s It For? The Eclipse is for anyone not looking to spend a fortune on a solid gaming PC, with an eye toward integrating it into their living room.

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The Eclipse seems like a solid alternative for those who want something similar [to Digital Storm Bolt II ] on a budget, and we're eager to…

The Eclipse seems like a solid alternative for those who want something similar [to Digital Storm Bolt II ] on a budget, and we're eager to see how it handles today's most demanding games.

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It's essentially the poor man's Bolt II. Checking in at about half the price of a Bolt II, the Eclipse is intended to "offer a premium gamin…

It's essentially the poor man's Bolt II. Checking in at about half the price of a Bolt II, the Eclipse is intended to "offer a premium gaming experience at an affordable price,"

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