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We know a thing or two about building insanely fast PCs, budgets be damned. If you need reminding of that, just take a look at our 2013 Dream Machine loaded with over $16,000 worth of parts. Sure, it's over the top (and without apology), but if we didn't build it, who would? There are only a few answers to that question, and one of them is our sister site PC Gamer. Giving our Dream Machine a run for its money is PC Gamer's Large Pixel Collider, "the most irresponsibly powerful gaming PC we've ever built."
Building the LPC wasn't about gaming at 2560x1600 or even at a 4K resolution. It was about pushing gaming to new heights and without making compromises along the way. Like our Dream Machine, that meant nestling four Nvidia GeForce GTX Titan graphics cards into an Asus Rampage IV Extreme motherboard and supplementing it with 64GB of Corsair Dominator Platinum memory.
This isn't the Dream Machine rebuilt, however. PC Gamer opted to cram its parts into a Digital Storm Aventum II chassis. Other components include an Intel Core i7 4960X processor, XSPC Razer water cooling setup, 480GB Corsair Neutron GTX solid state drive, 4TB Western Digital Black Edition hard drive, and Corsair AX1200i 1200W power supply.
Here's a well directed video of the build process:
Simply building the LPC isn't the end of the road. PC Gamer will use the LPC to deliver high quality gameplay footage and to experiment with future upgrades. So no, you can't have it when they're done with it, but you can sit back and watch it evolve.