Upgrade your home setup with one of the best gaming PCs this year. 

The best gaming PCs in 2021

6. Scan 3XS 3080 Gaming PC

The 3XS is like a wishlist given physical form, boasting an RTX 3080 alongside Intel's awesome gaming CPU, the Core i7 10700F. These killer components are housed in Corsair's iCue 220T case, which boasts excellent airflow. 

CPU: Intel Core i7 10700F | GPU: EVGA GeForce RTX 3080 10GB | RAM: 16GB DDR4–2666 | Storage: 1TB Intel 665p | Warranty: 3 years

5. HP Omen

A highly customizable rig that won't overly hammer your bank balance. Despite the presence of an RTX card and a rock-solid CPU, the HP Omen comes in at just £999. 

CPU: Intel Core i5 10400F | GPU: Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 | RAM: 16GB HyperX DDR4–2666 | Storage: 256GB M.2 SSD, 1TB HDD | Warranty: 1 year

4. Corsair One i164

A sleek, potent little machine that looks like it was ripped straight out of Tron. You won't have to worry about overheating with this Corsair, as both its CPU and GPU use independent liquid cooling solutions. 

CPU: Intel Core i9 9900K | GPU: Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Ti | RAM: 32GB DDR4–2666 | Storage: 960GB NVMe M.2 SSD, 2TB HDD | Warranty: 2 years

3. CyberPowerPC Infinity X109 Gaming PC

A rig that has more lights than your average Christmas tree, packs in the latest hardware, yet is incredibly quiet in use. The fact it houses a GPU you can't buy for love or money is the tastiest of cherries on top. 

CPU: Intel Core i9 10850K | GPU: MSI GeForce RTX 3070 8GB | RAM: 16GB DDR4–3200 | Storage: 500GB WD SN550 + 2TB Seagate HDD | Warranty: 3 years

2. Alienware Aurora R11

While the extraterrestrial styling may not appeal to everyone, the Aurora R11's powerhouse performance is undeniable. You can customize your setup with an RTX-30 series GPU, giving you an easy route into Ampere. 

CPU: Intel Core i3 10100–i9 10900KF | GPU: GeForce GTX 1650 Super–RTX | RAM: 8GB–64GB DDR4–2933 | Storage: 500GB WD SN550 + 2TB Seagate HDD | Warranty: 3 years

1. Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition

A premium product with a focus on making future upgrades easy—almost every part of this PC is accessible without the use of tools. AMD's superb Ryzen processor ensures this PC edges out any of Alienware's Intel builds.

CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 5600–5950X | GPU: Nvidia GTX 1650 Super–RTX 3090 | RAM: 8GB–64GB DDR4–3200 | Storage: 1TB–2TB HDD + 2TB SSD | Warranty: 1 year (onsite)

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