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Digital Storm Puts Intel Core i7-6950X And GTX 1080 Into Aura AIO

On the heels of Intel’s Broadwell-E launch, Digital Storm announced it would be offering the flagship i7-6950X in its all-in-one (AIO) gaming PC, the Aura. In addition to the powerful CPU option, the Aura can also feature up to an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 graphics card.

The Aura is a 34-inch AIO system that supports mini-ITX motherboards, including X99 platforms (specifically, ASRock’s X99E-ITX/ac). A simple BIOS update provides the aging motherboard with renewed relevance, offering Broadwell-E compatibility. Digital Storm specializes in custom gaming PCs with premium components, so while putting a 10-core i7-6950X alongside a GTX 1080 in the Aura may seem over the top, it probably shouldn't come as a big surprise.

The Aura sports other premium features, including a curved 34-inch WQHD (3440 x 1440) 60 Hz display, support for up to 32 GB of DDR4 memory and CPU liquid cooling. The rear of the chassis grants easy access to the components, allowing users to upgrade on their own and giving the device a degree of longevity. The Aura supports one M.2 SSD (up to a 512 GB Samsung 950 Pro) and two 2.5-inch drive bays (with up to a 2 TB Samsung 850 Pro or EVO SSD, or 1 TB HDD).

Digital Storm’s Aura 34-inch AIO gaming PC is available now at the company’s website, with Z170 variants starting at $1,999. There’s no word yet on the entry-level pricing for the X99 platform, or what the beastly Core i7-6950X will add to the cost.

Derek Forrest is an Associate Contributing Writer for Tom’s Hardware and Tom’s IT Pro. Follow Derek Forrest on Twitter. Follow us on Facebook, Google+, RSS, Twitter and YouTube.

  • ohim
    60Hz on such PC ... do system builders even logic sometimes ?
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  • rougler
    Hmm I wish they sold it as stand-alone screen, because I already have all PC components.
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  • Tuan125
    Did i just see Intel Stock Cooler of a 6950X ?
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  • Chaoss86
    I like this, or at least the concept anyway. Having a fully fledged PC with what I assume is interchangeable/upgradable parts built right there into the monitor.
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  • hatib
    60Hz on such PC ... do system builders even logic sometimes ?
    the reason for that is because at that resolution u get 60 to 70 fps overall its gr8
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  • Chaoss86
    I like this, or at least the concept anyway. Having a fully fledged PC with what I assume is interchangeable/upgradable parts built right there into the monitor.
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  • JonDol
    Nice one! I just wish the screen was 4K.
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  • crashburn162
    this thing will melt the panel or atleast make you sweat your face :) You may even get tan :)
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  • SylentVyper
    Gonna have some nice and toasty hands with a 1080 blowing air out the bottom of the monitor!
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  • enigmasi
    Did i just see Intel Stock Cooler of a 6950X ?
    CPU liquid cooling
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