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Digital Storm Announces the Bolt Gaming PC

Dec 6, 2011
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Still on the East Side
Fremont-based company Digital Storm has today introduced its newest gaming system, a slim and sleek desktop called Bolt. Featuring a chassis just 3.6 inches wide, Digital Storm's latest creation can be equipped with a 3rd generation Intel Core processor, up to 16 GB of RAM, an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 600 Series graphics card (up to a GTX 680), a 1 TB hard drive and, optionally, a 60/120 GB SSD, a DVD writer, and a 500 W power supply.

The Bolt comes with Windows 7 Home Premium pre-installed and it starts at $999.

Jul 26, 2007
536 (0.14/day)
Melbourne, Australia
System Name beast
Processor 3930K
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-X79-UD3
Cooling Noctua NH-U12P SE2011
Memory 16GB Kingston Value DDR3 1333Mhz CL9
Video Card(s) Sapphire 5870 1GB
Storage 1x 120GB Intel 520
Display(s) 3x X243BW@5760x1080
Case Antec P182
Power Supply Antec TruePower Trio 650
Software Windows 7 Ultimate 64
yeah cos us consumers, we love paying through the teeth for toasty low cfm rigs with pissy nonstandard power supplies, yeah :slap:
Sep 4, 2012
114 (0.06/day)
System Name Portable Gamer
Processor Intel Core i5-3570K @ 4.2GHz
Motherboard ASUS P8Z77-I Deluxe
Cooling CPU / Noctua NH-L12 GPU / ARCTIC Accelero S1 Plus
Memory G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 2400
Video Card(s) EVGA NVIDIA GTX 960 SSC
Storage ADATA SP550 480GB SSD
Display(s) ASUS 23" LCD
Case SilverStone Sugo Series SG05BB-LITE
Audio Device(s) Onboard
Power Supply SILVERSTONE ST45SF 450W
Mouse Logitech G500
Keyboard CMStorm Trigger Z
Software Windows 8.1 Pro
Could use a slot load optical drive. Reminds me of Falcon Northwest's tiki.


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Aug 28, 2007
5 (0.00/day)
System Name Darkhawk
Processor Core I7 950 Bloomfield
Motherboard Asus P6X58D-E X58
Cooling OCZ Vendetta 2
Memory 4x2Gb Cosair Dominator DDR3 1666Mhz
Video Card(s) Zotac Nvidia 590 3072mb
Display(s) 30" Dell 3007WFP
Case Silverstone Temjin TJ07
Power Supply Corsair 1000 Watt
Software Windows 7 Ultimate
I hear screams "hot!!!!" from the soul of the Bolt

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The Anti-Midas
Dec 6, 2006
6,977 (1.72/day)
Florida, A.K.A. the Sweatbox
System Name TOO MUCH RADIATOR! | The TV Box a.k.a. The Shoebox
Processor Core i7 4930K @ 4.5GHz | Core i5 6600K @ 4.5GHz
Motherboard Asus X79 Rampage IV Extreme | Asus Z170i Pro Gaming
Cooling Custom water on CPU and GPU, dual 360mm radiators | Corsair H80i
Memory 4x 8GB G.Skill TridentX DDR3-1600 | 2x 4GB G.Skill RipJaws 4 DDR4-3000
Video Card(s) Sapphire AMD R9 295x2 | PowerColor AMD HD7970
Storage Samsung SSD 830 256GB, various others | 2x 1TB Seagate Barracudas in RAID1
Display(s) Dell U2713HM 2560x1440 IPS | Panasonic TC-L32E5 1080p IPS TV
Case Thermaltake Suppressor F51 (stripped down to hold two radiators) | Cooler Master Elite 130
Audio Device(s) RM-DAC -> Xiang Sheng 708b -> Sennheiser HD650 | HDMI sound device on 7970
Power Supply LEPA G1600-MA 1600W | Corsair CX750M 750W
Software Win 10 64
Benchmark Scores over 9000 BungholioMarks, "Bitchin' Fast"
The Bolt comes with Windows 7 Home Premium pre-installed and it starts at $999.
Yeah, starts at $999 for an i3 2100, 8GB RAM, and a GTX650Ti.
Really, $1k for a PC that runs a freaking i3 2100?! Shame on them!

Also, this:
PCIe is a sensitive bus, risers are not recommended for such high-bandwidth devices as GTX 680 (or any GPU in its category).
Dec 2, 2009
3,257 (1.10/day)
System Name Mercury KM-81
Processor Phenom II x4 B50
Motherboard ASUS M4A89GTD PRO
Cooling Cooler Master Hyper TX3
Memory 6GB Ram (4GBx1 Corsair 2GBx1 Nanya)
Video Card(s) PowerColor AX6770 V2.0
Storage 2TB WD Black, 1TB Hitachi, 500 GB WD Blue
Display(s) Philips 247E-LPH 24" 1920x1080
Case Mercury
Audio Device(s) Integrated Realtek
Power Supply Corsair 750TX
Software Windows 7 64-bit
Benchmark Scores Maybe it is time to benchmark :D
The design seems unique
Aug 19, 2011
509 (0.22/day)
System Name NZXT 980 Z
Processor 3570K
Motherboard AsRock Z77 O/C Formula
Cooling Custom Liquid
Memory 2133MHz Mushkin Blackline 64g
Video Card(s) 2 X Asus GTX 670 full cover EK blocks
Storage 240 mushkin 2x120 samsungs
Display(s) Asus "24 144Hz
Case Switch 810
Audio Device(s) creative
Power Supply Seasonic platinum
Software w7 steam futuremark
i really wish steam would put out somthing along the lines of this, but put it out at cost. make the money off of the games.....
Nov 13, 2009
5,614 (1.88/day)
San Diego, CA
System Name White Boy
Processor Core i7 3770k @4.6 Ghz
Motherboard ASUS P8Z77-I Deluxe
Cooling CORSAIR H100
Memory CORSAIR Vengeance 16GB @ 2177
Video Card(s) EVGA GTX 680 CLASSIEFIED @ 1250 Core
Storage 2 Samsung 830 256 GB (Raid 0) 1 Hitachi 4 TB
Display(s) 1 Dell 30U11 30"
Case BIT FENIX Prodigy
Audio Device(s) none
Power Supply SeaSonic X750 Gold 750W Modular
Software Windows Pro 7 64 bit || Ubuntu 64 Bit
Benchmark Scores 2017 Unigine Heaven :: P37239 3D Mark Vantage
I'll keep my mini itx system thanks, I can see this getting crazy hot as well as having artifacting issues thanks to the PCIe header.

NO THANKS :nutkick:
Dec 20, 2010
652 (0.25/day)
Fresno, CA
System Name LS Vtec B18B1 Bolt Ons
Processor AMD Phenom ii 1045t x6 @ 3.5Ghz OC
Motherboard ASRock 970 Extreme3 R2.0 AM3+
Cooling CM Hyper 212 EVO Push Pull
Memory CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) Black 1600Mhz
Video Card(s) Sapphire 7950 Dual-X
Storage Samsung EVO 250gb SSD/Samsung 500gb 7200 rpm/WD Cavirar Green 1TB
Display(s) Acer H236HLbid IPS
Case NZXT Gamma (Powder Coated Champion White)
Audio Device(s) Creative Lab SB0460
Power Supply NZXT HALE82 V2 550W
Software Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
Benchmark Scores Vtec
pretty nice for a small form factor pc.