The hardware for new custom gaming PC – Project Hades – has arrived!
Hades was the ancient Greek god of the underworld, a son of Titans and brother of Zeus and Poseidon. A legendary name for what will hopefully be a legendary PC mod.
Thanks to all the sponsors for this project – Cooler Master, Gigabyte, Palit and Kingston / HyperX.
Case: Cooler Master MasterCase Maker 5
This is a really well thought-out case, with many options for customisation, modding and upgrades.
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Ultra Gaming
A clean-looking ATX motherboard, with Z170 chipset and packed with features.
Graphics: Palit GeForce GTX 1060 Super JetStream
A powerful and efficient NVIDIA GTX 1060, with a monster cooler!
Memory: Kingston HyperX Savage 32GB (4 x 8GB) DDR4
High-performance DDR4 RAM, with the usual sleek styling expected from HyperX.
CPU: Intel Core i5-6600K
A solid quad-core Skylake CPU, this processor will easily handle modern games and tasks.
Power supply: Cooler Master V1000 1000W 80+ gold modular
A beast of a PSU, this 1000 Watt is also fully modular and has a silent fan mode.
Storage: Kingston HyperX Savage 480GB SSD
CPU cooler: Cooler Master MasterLiquid Pro 240
This smart CPU cooler comes with a super-slim 27mm radiator, which is perfect for tight spots.