PC SPECIALIST Vortex Minerva XT-R Gaming PC

Product code: 201144

Product features

  • Gaming: Play the latest titles
  • Windows 10
  • Intel® Core™ i5-7400 Processor
  • RAM: 16 GB / Storage: 2 TB HDD & 120 GB SSD
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060

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Product features

  • Gaming: Play the latest titles
  • Windows 10
  • Intel® Core™ i5-7400 Processor
  • RAM: 16 GB / Storage: 2 TB HDD & 120 GB SSD
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060

With expert service from Knowhow

  • Monthly protection of your PC SPECIALIST Vortex Minerva XT-R Gaming PC for only £9.49 More info
Product information
Top features:

- NVIDIA GeForce GTX graphics for stunning gaming visuals

- Made for eSports with a speedy 7th generation Intel® Core™ i5 processor

- GeForce technology lets you directly update drivers, record your gaming and more

The PC Specialist Vortex Minerva XT-R Gaming PC is part of our Gaming range, which offers the most powerful PCs available. Its high-performance graphics and processing are made to meet the needs of serious gamers.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX graphics

Dive into the latest, greatest titles on your PC Specialist Vortex Minerva XT-R Gaming PC. It's designed to render those beautiful level designs, incredible cutscenes and exhilarating set pieces in their full glory with an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics card.

The PC's advanced GPU architecture lets you see more detail in each scene and experience seamless action with its NVIDIA Game Ready technologies for powerful graphics performance.

Made for eSports

For dedicated eSports gamers, the Vortex Minerva XT-R has the power to run the latest as they should be. Get the most out of titles like League Of Legends, DOTA 2, Overwatch and CS:GO using high graphics settings at Full HD 1080p with fluid smooth motion – courtesy of a 7th generation Intel® Core™ i5 processor.

GeForce technology

It's simple to run your gaming PC with GeForce technology. A single click is all you need to update drivers, without even leaving your desktop. Features like GeForce ShadowPlay let you record your gameplay and share your accomplishments automatically on the web.

Microsoft Office and internet security

This PC doesn't include a full version of Microsoft Office or Internet Security. But don't worry, you'll find great savings on software with the bundles available on the ‘Top Deals' tab on this page.

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Technical specifications for PC SPECIALIST Vortex Minerva XT-R Gaming PC

Type Gaming PC
Operating system Windows 10
Processor - Intel® Core™ i5-7400 Processor
- Quad-core
- 3.0 GHz / 3.5 GHz (Turbo Core)
- 6 MB cache
RAM Corsair Vengeance 16 GB DDR3 (2133 MHz)
Graphics card - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060
- 3 GB GDDR5
- 10th generation Pascal
Storage - 2 TB HDD, 7200 rpm
- 120 GB SSD
Motherboard ASUS H110M-R
Wireless 802.11n
Ethernet Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000)
USB - USB 3.0 x 4
- USB 2.0 x 4
Video interface - HDMI x 1
- DisplayPort x 1
- DVI x 1
Audio interface 3.5 mm jack
Optical disc drive DVD/RW with double layer support
Memory card reader No
Expansion card slot PCIe (x1) x 2
Sound Realtek High Definition 5.1 Audio
Mouse / trackpad No
Keyboard No
PSU Corsair VS Series, 450 W
Colour Black
Box contents - PC Specialist Vortex Minerva XT-R PCS-D1180736 Gaming PC
- Welcome pack
- Manual
- Driver discs
- AC power lead
Dimensions 430 x 200 x 445 mm (H x W x D)
Weight 8.45 kg
Guarantee - 3 years labour
- 1 year parts
Software included * Full version of Microsoft Office not included
* Full version of anti-virus / internet security not included

- Microsoft Office 365 trial version
- BullGuard Internet Security trial version
Customer reviews

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(10 out of 10)


Guildford GB Keen gamer
Does everything i inteded it to do
Confirmed purchase: 17 February 2018
Published on: 05 March 2018
(9 out of 10)


Canterbury GB General user
Simple to set up.
Panel is a bit flimsy. Internal wiring could be neater.
Confirmed purchase: 26 January 2018
Published on: 14 February 2018
(10 out of 10)


Glasgow GB Keen gamer
Bought for my 15 Xmas he seems to love it. Says it’s fantastic
Bought for 15 year old son. He hasn’t said anything bad about the computer yet.
Confirmed purchase: 26 December 2017
Published on: 31 January 2018
(10 out of 10)


Whitburn GB General user
Fast quality desktop,it just works great
No type c outputs,& I don’t like the dvd drive button on the bottom of the drive,it is fiddly when the unit is out to press the button,would be better on top,otherwise I can’t fault it
Confirmed purchase: 28 November 2017
Published on: 24 January 2018
(9 out of 10)


Portsmouth GB Keen gamer
Very fast boot up and herbal performance is great
Reviewer left no comment
Confirmed purchase: 07 October 2017
Published on: 26 October 2017
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  • Unlimited repairs
  • An annual computer healthcheck

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PC SPECIALIST Vortex Minerva XT-R Gaming PC