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Falcon Northwest's less expensive mid-tower gaming PC, the Falcon, offers optional dual Nvidia or AMD GPUs, RAID configurations, and optional liquid-cooled second-generation Intel CPUs.

Description

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: 2011

Availability

  • Desktop type: Tower, Gaming PC
  • Case Dimensions (largest): 19 inches
  • Case Dimensions (middle): 17.25 inches
  • Case Dimensions (smallest): 8.2 inches
  • Weight: 32 pounds

Hardware

  • Operating system: Windows 7

Software

  • CPU brand: Intel
  • CPU family: Sandy Bridge
  • Base CPU model: Core i5-2300
  • Cores: 4
  • Clockspeed: 2.8 GHz
  • Turbo clockspeed: 3.1 GHz

Processor (base)

  • Brand: Intel
  • Family: Sandy Bridge
  • Model: Core i7-2600K
  • Cores: 4
  • Clockspeed: 3.4 GHz
  • Turbo clockspeed: 3.8 GHz

Processor (max)

  • Graphics type: Discrete
  • Base discrete GPU brand: Nvidia
  • Base discrete GPU model: GeForce GTX 550 Ti
  • Dedicated VRAM size: 1 GB

GPU (base)

  • Discrete GPU brand: Nvidia
  • Discrete GPU model: GeForce GTX 580
  • Dedicated VRAM size: 1.5 GB
  • SLI / Crossfire: Yes

GPU (max)

  • Base RAM size: 4 GB
  • Max. config RAM: 16 GB
  • RAM type: DDR3
  • Base RAM speed: 1333 MHz

Memory

  • Options: HDD (7200RPM), Flash Memory (SSD), RAID 0 (HDD), RAID 1 (HDD), Raid 0 (SSD), RAID 1 (SSD), HDD (10000RPM)
  • Base storage type: HDD (7200RPM)
  • Base storage capacity: 500 GB
  • Max. config HDD: 2 TB
  • Max. config SSD: 512 GB
  • Card reader support: SD, microSD, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Duo, CompactFlash, MMC

Storage

  • Drive(s): 1
  • Optical drive: Yes
  • Drive type: Tray-loading
  • Optical disc support: DVD Super Multi, BD Combo, Blu-ray burner

Optical Drive

  • USB: 11
  • USB 3.0: 2
  • eSATA: 2
  • FireWire 400: 2
  • Ethernet: 2
  • Ethernet type: 10/100/1000 (Gigabit)
  • DVI: 5
  • Mini DisplayPort: 7
  • HDMI: 2
  • Mini HDMI: 2
  • 3.5mm headphone: 1
  • 3.5mm line-in / microphone: 1
  • Digital coaxial audio (S/PDIF): 1
  • Digital optical audio (S/PDIF): 1

Ports

  • 5.25-inch: 5

Bays

  • PCI Express x16: 2
  • PCI Express x1: 2
  • PCI 5V: 2

Slots

  • Discrete audio card: Optional
  • Discrete audio brand / model: X-FI Titanium Fatal1ty Pro, X-FI Titanium Fatal1ty Champion

Audio

  • Wi-Fi: No
  • Bluetooth: Yes

Connectivity

  • Liquid cooling options: CPU
  • PSU wattage: 750 W

Power

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