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The term "gaming PC" can be misleading. These powerful computers are, indeed, optimized for gaming, but the demanding graphics and fast processing requirements typical of modern games have driven gaming computers to develop capabilities that easily transfer to other applications. Large active memory components and fast processors make this class of PCs a good choice for IT departments and general purpose home offices. Staples® carries a large selection of gaming PCs, laptops, and computer accessories for all your gaming and computing needs.

Media Editing On a Gaming PC
Audio and video production can be an important part of modern business presentations and multimedia marketing campaigns. Machines designed for gaming typically have dedicated graphics cards for accelerating video game visuals, and the extra processing power this provides allows smooth editing and film effects. Graphics cards typically have their own heat sinks, as well, which helps keep down the temperature inside the PC's housing and prevent burnout.

Memory-Intensive Applications On a Gaming PC
Gaming computers typically keep a large bank of RAM available to handle the processing demands of their CPUs. Entry-level PCs usually start with 8GB of RAM, which can expand out to 16GB as processing demands grow. Some professional models, used for simulation software and ethical hacking, need a lot more space to run memory-intensive brute force programs, and so some include multiple banks of RAM chips to create up to a 64GB cache. This can boost speeds on a slower, more affordable central processor, which can help lower the cost of the machine without sacrificing performance.

Gaming PC Accessories
The heart of a PC is in its memory and processing capacity, but all computers need accessories to function well. Gaming machines usually make use of high-resolution LED monitors and high-fidelity speakers that faithfully reproduce sounds with lifelike quality. Gaming keyboards typically have extra keys and dedicated one-touch function keys that can cut down the time needed to perform some routine functions. A gaming mouse fits comfortably in the user's hand and may have multiple keys for item selection, page scrolling, and copy or paste functions.

What Operating Systems do Gaming PCs Use?
Many gaming computers use the same Windows OS common in most office machines, though they have the hardware to run 64-bit versions of the software. Some gaming-optimized computers use Mac OS, while certain custom units use a specialized Unix or Linux operating system.

What Makes Gaming PCs Different From Other Computers?
Gaming computers differ from most other PCs by having an extra-fast processor and large supply of RAM. Gaming machines rarely use an integrated CPU, opting instead for a dedicated central processing and a separate gaming card. They commonly use extra cooling fans and may use special processor-resting software to maximize performance while keeping costs down.

What Can Gaming PCs Do?
In addition to the normal programs and apps used by regular computers, gaming machines are ideal for media editing and large program files that demand large hard drives for storage. They are also preferred by ethical hackers, who use memory-intensive cracking software to force open passwords and find security loopholes.
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HP® OMEN 880-000 880-040 AMD Ryzen 7 1800X 2TB HDD/512GB SSD 16GB RAM Windows 10 Home Desktop Computer
Item: 24205917 / Model : HP880040
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  • Features AMD Ryzen™ 7 1800X octa core 3.6 GHz speed with up to 4 GHz turbo boost processor
  • Comes with 16GB 2400 MHz DDR4 SDRAM, which is expandable up to 32GB
  • Comes with 2TB HDD of 7200 RPM/512GB SATA SSD
1999.99 $1,999.99
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CyberpowerPC Gamer Xtreme GXi1090 Desktop (Intel Core i5-8400 processor, 8GB DDR4 RAM, 2TB, AMD Radeon RX 580)
Item: 24260049 / Model : 5028433
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  • 2.8 GHz Intel Core i5-8400 Six-Core
  • 8GB DDR4;2TB 7200 rpm HDD
  • AMD Radeon RX 560 (2GB GDDR5)
869.99 $869.99
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HP® Omen 880-020 AMD Ryzen 5 1400, 1TB HDD, 256GB SSD, 8GB, WIN 10 Home, AMD Radeon RX 580 Gaming Desktop Computer
Item: 24076427 / Model : HP880020
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  • Features AMD Ryzen 5 1400 quad core 3.2 GHz, up to 3.4 GHz turbo boost speed processor with 8MB cache memory
  • Has 8GB UDIMM 288-pin 2400 MHz DDR4 SDRAM dual channel memory
  • Comes with 1TB 7200 rpm SATA HDD and 256GB M.2 SSD
1099.99 $1,099.99
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HP® Pavilion 690-0020 Gaming Desktop PC, AMD Ryzen 5-2400G
Item: 24343669 / Model : 6900020
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  • Has AMD Ryzen 5-2400G quad core processor of 3.6 GHz with up to 3.8 GHz turbo speed and 4MB L3 cache memory
  • Has 8GB DDR4 SDRAM of 2666 MHz with DIMM 288-pin, which is expandable up to 32GB
  • Has 1TB SATA 7200 rpm HDD for storage
751.99 $751.99
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HP® Pavilion 570-p010 Intel Core i3-7100, 1TB HDD, 8GB, Windows 10 Home, Intel HD 630 Gaming Desktop Computer
Item: 24135066 / Model : 570P010
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  • Features 7th gen Intel Core i3-7100 dual core 3.9 GHz speed processor with 3MB cache memory
  • Has 8GB 2400 MHz DDR4 SDRAM memory
  • Comes with 1TB 7200 rpm SATA HDD
529.99 $529.99
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Acer® Aspire GX GX-785-UR17 Desktop Computer, Intel Core i7, 1TB HDD, 8GB RAM, WIN 10 Home, AMD Graphics
Item: 2669710 / Model : GX785UR17
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  • 7th gen Intel core i7-7700 quad core 3.6 GHz, 8MB L3 cache processor
  • 8GB DDR4 SDRAM 2400 MHz standard memory expandable to 64GB
  • 1TB 7200 RPM SATA-600 hard drive
1019.99 $1,019.99
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Dell Inspiron 5675, AMD Ryzen™ 5 1400, 8GB 2400MHz DDR4 u, 1TB 7200 RPM [SATA] (HDD, AMD Radeon™ RX 570, 460W
Item: 24220336 / Model : STP-HWT19FX
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  • 8GB 2400MHz DDR4 up to [32GB]
  • 1TB 7200 RPM [SATA] (HDD)
  • Comes with Windows 10 Home Edition 64 Bit in English
849.99 $849.99
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HP® Pavilion 790-0020 Gaming Desktop PC, Intel Core i5
Item: 24343671 / Model : 7900020
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  • Has 8th gen Intel Core i5-8400 hexa core processor of 2.8 GHz with up to 4 GHz turbo speed and 9MB cache memory
  • Has 8GB DDR4 SDRAM of 2666 MHz with DIMM 288-pin, which is expandable up to 32GB
  • Has 256GB TLC PCIe M.2 SSD for storage
849.99 $849.99
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CyberpowerPC Gamer Xtreme GXI1130 Desktop (Intel i7-8700 processor, 16GB DDR4 SDRAM, 2TB, AMD Radeon RX 580)
Item: 24260057 / Model : 5028438
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  • Intel i7-8700 3.2GHz CPU
  • AMD Radeon RX 580
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64-bit Edition
1229.99 $1,229.99
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HP® Omen 870-120 Intel Core i5-6400, 1TB HDD, 8GB, Windows 10 Home, NVIDIA GeForce GTX1060 Gaming Desktop Computer
Item: 24122441 / Model : 870120
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  • Features 6th gen Intel Core i5-6400 quad core 2.7 GHz, up to 3.3 GHz turbo boost speed processor with 6MB cache memory
  • Has 8GB 2133 MHz DDR4 SDRAM memory
  • Comes with 1TB 7200 rpm SATA HDD
879.99 $879.99
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HP® Omen 870-090 Intel Core i7-6700K, 2TB HDD, 256GB SSD, 16GB, WIN 10 Home, NVIDIA GTX1080 Gaming Desktop Computer
Item: 24122449 / Model : 870090
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  • Features 6th gen Intel Core i7-6700K quad core 4 GHz, up to 4.2 GHz turbo boost speed processor with 8MB cache memory
  • Has 16GB 2133 MHz DDR4 SDRAM memory
  • Comes with 2TB 7200 rpm SATA HDD and 256GB SATA SSD
1799.99 $1,799.99
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HP® Omen 880-050 Intel Core i7-7700K, 2TB HDD, 512GB SSD, 16GB, WIN 10, NVIDIA GTX1080Ti Gaming Desktop Computer
Item: 24122442 / Model : HP888050
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  • Features 7th gen Intel Core i7-7700K quad core 4.2 GHz, up to 4.5 GHz turbo boost speed processor with 8MB cache memory
  • Has 16GB UDIMM 288-pin 2400 MHz DDR4 SDRAM dual channel memory
  • Comes with 2TB 7200 rpm SATA HDD and 512GB M.2 SSD
2149.99 $2,149.99
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CyberpowerPC GMA550 Gamer Master Desktop Computer (AMD Ryzen 3 2200G, 8GB DDR4 SDRAM, 2TB, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060)
Item: 24310234 / Model : GMA550
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  • AMD Ryzen 3 2200G
  • Graphics Controller NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64-bit Edition
899.99 $899.99
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CyberpowerPC GMA500 Gamer Master Desktop Computer (AMD Ryzen 3 2400G, 8GB DDR4 SDRAM, 1TB, AMD Radeon RX 560)
Item: 24310233 / Model : GMA500
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  • AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
  • Graphics Controller AMD Radeon RX 560
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64-bit Edition
769.99 $769.99
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Corsair® One Intel Core i7-7700 Quad-Core 1TB HDD 240GB SSD 16GB RAM Windows 10 Home Desktop Computer
Item: 24145637 / Model : CS9000005NA
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  • Intel Core i7-7700 quad-core 3.6 GHz speed processor with 8MB cache and 4.2 GHz boost for efficient performance
  • RAM: 16GB (Two 8GB) DDR4 SDRAM 2400 MHz speed
  • Storage: 1TB HDD, 240GB SATA SSD
1844.99 $1,844.99
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CyberpowerPC SLC10040OPT Gaming Desktop Computer (Intel i7-8700K processor, 16 GB DDR4 SDRAM, 3TB, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti)
Item: 24260053 / Model : SLC10040OPT
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  • Intel i7-8700K 3.7GHz CPU
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64-bit Edition
2129.99 $2,129.99
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Dell™ XPS 27 Intel Core i7-6700 2TB HDD 16GB RAM Windows 10 Home All-in-One Computer
Item: 24254498 / Model : XPS77607000BLK
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  • 6th gen Intel Core i7-6700 4 GHz speed processor with 8MB cache
  • 16GB DDR4 SDRAM memory with 2133 MHz speed and expandable up to 64GB
  • 2TB 5400 RPM HDD storage
1299.99 $1,299.99
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CyberpowerPC GMA540 Gamer Master Desktop Computer (AMD Ryzen 3 2200G, 8GB DDR4 SDRAM, 1TB, AMD Radeon RX 550)
Item: 24310236 / Model : GMA540
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  • AMD Ryzen 3 2200G
  • Graphics Controller AMD Radeon RX 550
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64-bit Edition
719.99 $719.99
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CyberpowerPC Gamer Master GMA350 GamingDesktop (AMD Ryzen 5 1600, 1TB HDD, 8GB DDR4, Win 10, Radeon R7 240 Graphics)
Item: 24185031 / Model : 4856637
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  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600 3.6GHz
  • AMD Radeon R7 240 2GB
  • 1TB SATA III 7200 RPM HDD
709.99 $709.99
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CyberpowerPC GMA510 Gamer Master Desktop Computer (AMD Ryzen 5 2400G, 8GB DDR4 SDRAM, 1TB, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti )
Item: 24310237 / Model : GMA510
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  • AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
  • Graphics Controller NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64-bit Edition
939.99 $939.99
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CyberpowerPC Gamer Master GMA490 Desktop Computer, AMD Ryzen 5 2400G, 8GB DDR4 SDRAM, 2TB, AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
Item: 24310232 / Model : GMA490
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  • AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
  • Graphics Controller AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64-bit Edition
679.99 $679.99
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CyberpowerPC GMA520 Gamer Master Desktop Computer (AMD Ryzen 5 2400G, 16GB DDR4 SDRAM, 1TB, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070)
Item: 24310238 / Model : GMA520
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  • AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
  • Graphics Controller NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64-bit Edition
1349.99 $1,349.99
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Dell Alienware Area 51, Intel Core i7*7800c 16gb, 256 ssd,Win 10,Nvidia geforce GTC 1080 TI 11gb
Item: 24220359 / Model : STP-XK8RHFX
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  • 16GB Dual Channel DDR4 at 2400MHz; up to 64GB (additional memory sold separately)
  • 256GB M.2 PCIe SSD (Boot) + 2TB 7200RPM SATA 6Gb/s (Storage)
  • Comes with Windows 10 Home Edition 64 Bit in English
2799.99 $2,799.99
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Dell Alienware Aurora, Intel® Core™ i7-7700, 16GB 2400MHz DDR4, 256GB (SSD), NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1070
Item: 24220358 / Model : STP-2P65CFX
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  • 16GB 2400MHz DDR4
  • 256GB M.2 [PCIe] (SSD) + 2TB SATA 7200 RPM HDD
  • Comes with Windows 10 Home Edition 64 Bit in English
2149.99 $2,149.99
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