The Hoplite - 12th Gen Intel
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The Hoplite is Alexander PCs entry level Gaming System. We've paired the Intel Core i5-12400 with a GeForce RTX 3050 GPU for this one. The GPU brings 2nd Generation Ray Tracing cores and 3rd Generation tensor cores to the table at a cost that makes truly high end gaming more affordable than ever before. And if you want to take it a step further, we offer you the option to step it up a notch to the GeForce RTX 3060 as well. Special thanks to our friend Braethorn for his consulting on this model to make it great!
The Intel Core i5-12400 CPU delivers outstanding gaming performance with a modest power draw of 65-watts so it's easy to keep cool. To keep things cool - and also looking cool (see what we did there?) - we opt for a Vetroo V5. This one is way more than enough cooling power for our CPU, but we like to err on the side of frosty here at Alexander PCs. And a little extra RGB never hurts, either!
As always, when we choose parts for our model lineup we refuse to compromise on quality. That's why this one comes platformed on an ASUS TUF Gaming B660M-PLUS WiFi motherboard. This board is PCIe 5.0 ready, features USB Type-C support, also supports Thunderbolt 4, and comes with onboard WiFi 6, Bluetooth, and 2.5G ethernet. The connectivity that matters is ALL here on this one. Along with all the durability and quality you've come to expect from ASUS' TUF Gaming lineup.
We use an M.2-2280 NVMe Solid State Drive with 1TB of storage space for this system. Mechanical hard drives have average read/write speeds of 80-160 Mb/s. Our M.2 SSDs pull down a minimum of 3500/2800 Mb/s. If you're still running on an old hard drive or SATA based SSD, you're going to love the difference!
This one not only performs, it delivers the great looks and lights you want: we throw down 16GB of performance DDR4 -3600MHz RGB RAM to handle your high-fps gaming.
We juice this one with a 650-watt 80-plus Gold rated unit. This will give you plenty of smooth, efficient power to keep you in the game and ensure the longevity of the system.
All this is enclosed in a Deepcool Matrexx 40 3FS case. We love the mesh front panel on this case because airflow always matters for the longevity of a system. It also brings some nice RGB fans at an affordable price point for a little extra flair as well.
As we mentioned at the outset, the entire purpose of this system is to get you in the game at an affordable price, and provide you a rock solid platform to make future upgrades if you choose.
The Hoplite comes with Windows 11 Professional installed and fully updated. We also install and update all necessary drivers prior to shipping your PC.
Special thanks to our friend Braethorn, Twitch Partner and tech guru, for his input and feedback during development of this model. We appreciate your help to make it great, Brae!
All Alexander PCs systems arrive:
* Fully assembled, with Windows installed, activated and updated
* Memory overclocked
* BIOS and drivers updated and optimized
* Ready to unbox, plug in, install your games and play!
Full System Specs
CPU - Intel Core i5-12400
CPU Cooler - Vetroo V5
Motherboard - ASUS TUF Gaming B660M-PLUS WiFi
GPU - GeForce RTX 3050 - or - GeForce RTX 3060 (choose from dropdown)
RAM - 16GB Performance DDR4-3600 RGB -or - 32GB Performance DDR4-3600 RGB
SSD - 1TB M.2-2280 NVMe SSD
Operating System - Windows 11 Professional
Power Supply Unit - 650-watt 80-plus gold rated, fully modular
Chassis - DeepCool Matrexx 40 3FS
Extras - sleeved cable extensions in client's color choice from available library
Warranty: Lifetime Parts and Service
Core parts list: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/nMtpY9