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Awards presented to Scan

Scan’s 3XS philosophy is focussed on providing our customers with the best Spec, Service and Satisfaction and as a result Scan has been lauded in the press with hundreds of awards and a Royal Warrant of Appointment to Her Majesty the Queen as supplier of High Performance Personal Computers and IT Hardware.

Scan Consumer Voted

Computer Shopper Best Specialist Retailer
2014

Computer Shopper Awards 2014

Best Specialist Retailer

Custom PC Best PC Manufacturer
2014

Custom PC awards 2014

Best PC Manufacturer

Custom PC Highly Commended Retailer
2014

Custom PC awards 2014

Highly Commended Retailer

Custom PC Editors Choice
2014

Custom PC awards 2014

Editors Choice - Best Desktop PC

PC PRO - Excellence 2014
2014

PC PRO - Excellence Award

Highly Commended Online Retailer

PC PRO - Excellence 2013
2013

PC PRO - Excellence Award

Best Online Retailer & Highly Commended Desktop Manufacturer

CustomPC - Best PC Manufacturer
2013

Custom PC / Bit-tech.net

Best PC Manufacturer

Construction Computing
2012

Constuction Computing - The Hammers VI

Finalist

CustomPC - Best Retailer & Best System Manufacturer
2012

Custom PC / Bit-tech.net

Best Retailer & System Manufacturer

PCR 2012 Award
2012

PCR Award 2012

Specialist Retailer of the Year

Custon PC - Best RMA & Service Award
2011

Custom PC / Bit-tech.net

Best RMA & Service Award

Custom PC - Best Retailer Award
2011

Custom PC / Bit-tech.net

Best Retailer Award

Custon PC - Best RMA & Service Award
2010

Custom PC / Bit-tech.net

Best RMA & Service Award

Custom PC - Best Retailer Award
2010

Custom PC / Bit-tech.net

Best Retailer Award

Hitwise 2009 Jul - Dec
2009 Jul - Dec

Hitwise

Top 10 Website Award

Custom PC - Best Retailer Award
2009

Custom PC / Bit-tech.net

Best Retailer Award

Custon PC - Best RMA & Service Award
2009

Custom PC / Bit-tech.net

Best RMA & Service Award

Custom PC - Best Retailer 2007
2007

Custom PC

Best Retailer Award

Custom PC - Best Retailer 2006
2006

Custom PC

Best Retailer Award

Custom PC - Best Retailer 2005
2005

Custom PC

Best Retailer Award

Reader award for best manufacturer support 2005
2005

Custom PC

Reader award for best manufacturer support

PC Pro - Highly Commended Award 2005
2005

PC Pro

Highly Commended Award

Custom PC - Reader Award for Best Retailer 2004
2004

Custom PC

Reader Award for Best Retailer

3XS System

Digital Arts Editors Choice
2014 December

Digital Arts Editors Choice

Digtal Arts has awarded the 3XS GW-HT20 their Editors Choice award - "A worthwhile upgrade from last year's model"

Custom PC Premium Grade
2014 November

Custom PC Premium Grade

"If you're looking for a high-end PC that's good for 4K gaming and multi-threaded workloads, the Scan will be perfect."

Hexus Recommended
2014 October

HEXUS.net - Recommended

3XS Performance Q10 wins Hexus Recommended award. "Scan has used the recent introduction of the GeForce GTX 970 as a springboard to launch a powerful gaming rig that's suited to connoisseurs of quiet computing."

3D Artist
2014 September

3D Artist

3D Artist Gives the SCAN 3XS GW-HTX35 9/10 - "An ultra-high-end workstation with dual Intel Xeon processors and a powerful Nvidia Quadro K6000 graphics card..."

PC Format Gold
2014 September

PC Format Gold Award

"Beauty isn’t just skin deep when it comes to this gorgeous Haswell-E system."

Custom PC Premium Grade
2014 September

Custom PC Premium Grade

"If you're looking for a high-end PC that's good for 4K gaming and multi-threaded workloads, the Scan will be perfect."

PC PRO Recommended
2014 September

PC PRO Recommended Award

"For some, power is an aphrodisiac. For others, it's an everyday necessity, and that's a need Scan's latest workstation, the 3XS GW-HT20"

Expert Reviews Best Buy
2014 September

Expert Reviews Best Buy

"The Scan 3XS Z97 Performance GTX showed scintillating application performance and decent gaming punch."

Hexus Performance Award
2014 September

Hexus Performance Award

"X99 Micro is the fastest Micro-ATX PC we've seen' and 'most importantly, a system that tears through CPU benchmarks"

Custom PC Approved
2014 August

Custom PC Approved Award

"The Scan machine is quieter and its processor stayed ahead of the competition even without aditional overclocking"

PC PRO Recommended
2014 July

PC PRO Recommended Award

"Scan serves up a whisper-quiet PC powerhouse, purpose-built to slice through 4K video production"

HEXUS Performance Award
2014 July

HEXUS Performance Award

"the 3XS Z97 Vengeance 780 guarantees top-notch performance for many years to come."

PC Advisor Recommended Award
2014 June

PC Advisor Recommended Award

"The 3XS Graphite is a good choice if you need a solid gaming laptop on a mid-range budget."

Expert Reviews Best Buy
2014 June

Expert Reviews Best Buy

"A great price, fantastic processor and graphics performance, it's one of the best gaming laptops you can buy for under £1,000."

3D Artist
2014 May

3D Artist

"The combination of high clock speed and multiple CPUs tears through all rendering software with ease"

Develop 3D
2014 March

Develop 3D

"The Scan 3XS MGW-10 offers solid performance, good expandability and great value for money."

Hexus Recommended
2014 March

HEXUS.net - Recommended

"In many ways, the Scan 3XS Z87 Hadron Hydro is the epitome of a high-end, modern-day gaming PC."

Expert Reviews Ultimate
2014 February

Expert Reviews - Ultimate

"It wipes the floor with the most graphically challenging modern games and is powerful enough to keep you at the cutting edge of gaming for years to come"

Expert Reviews Best Buy
2014 January

Expert Reviews - Best Buy

"For those who want everything in a tiny chassis the NUC N16 is the PC to have"

PC Format 4 Star
2013 November

PC Format - 4 Star

"A beautifully built, blazingly fast rig for the early 4K adopters willing to get their hands dirty"

Expert Reviews Best Buy
2013 November

Expert Reviews - Best Buy

"The LG155 is easily the best value gaming laptop we've seen for under £1,000"

Premium Grade Custom PC Approved
2013 October

Premium Grade Custom PC

"The fastest pre-built gaming PC we’ve seen, the insides look clean, racy and lust-worthy – everything you want from a PC"

T3 4 Star
2013 October

T3 4 Star

"Great spec for the cash, key extras can be added cheap"

PC Advisor 4 Star
2013 August

PC Advisor

"The LG155 provides the sort of gaming performance that we've previously only seen from laptops costing well over £1000"

Expert Reviews 4 Star
2013 July

Expert Reviews

"A very powerful gaming laptop, at just over £1,100, the Scan 3XS Graphite LG15 is one of the cheaper gaming laptops around."

Expert Reviews 5 Star
2013 June

Expert Reviews

"If you want a powerful touchscreen all-in-one PC, the Scan 3XS Mirage AIO245 is a good buy"

Premium Grade Custom PC Approved
2013 June

Premium Grade Custom PC

"The Z87 Nanu GTX is small, good-looking and fast. It's fast in all applications, the overclocked GTX770 will tackle every game and presented in a well-rounded package"

AV Forums
2013 May

AV Forums

"Everything screams high end with this system, fully justifying the £2,088 price tag. By a good distance this is the most powerful PC we have ever reviewed at AVForums"

Custom PC
2013 April

Custom PC Extreme Ultra

"The 3XS Z77 Node Titan is a tiny powerhouse that defies the odds"

HEXUS Performance
2013 March

HEXUS.net Performance

"The most striking small-form-factor systems we've ever seen, this little box of tricks delivers a level of performance that rarely fails to impress"

3D Artist
2013 March

3D Artist

"The GW-HT15 delivers high performance with a guaranteed overclock, is exceptionally well put together and offers great value for money"

Develop 3D
2013 March

Develop 3D

"Even with a few tweaks here and there, it’s possible to keep it under that all-important £1,000 threshold. Impressive stuff from Scan"

IT Pro Portal
2013 February

IT Pro Portal - Best Buy

"The Scan 3XS-MGW-10 is an extremely powerful notebook. But what is really incredible about this notebook is the price"

HEXUS.net
2013 February

HEXUS.net Performance

"The 3XS Graphite LG10 Laptop delivers blockbuster performance in today's latest games"

Custom PC
2013 January

Custom PC Approved

"The end result is a sensibly styled performance powerhouse that's more than a match for even demanding games and applications"

Last Resort
2013 January

The Last Resort

"Price is good value for money with impressive build quality"

PC Advisor
2012 November

PC Advisor

"Excellent performance, high build quality and immersive gameplay that's hard to match"

Digital World
2012 November

Digital World

"We have to highly recommend it as a great, and fairly cheap way of getting a great gaming PC. Good job Scan"

PC Format
2012 October

PC Format

"You can't argue with the ways its put together or the level of service"

Sound on Sound
2012 October

Sound on Sound

"If you need more processing power than you can get from a quad-core machine this Scan PowerDaw should be on your shortlist"

Custom PC Approved
2012 October

Custom PC Approved

"Despite its diminutive size, the 3XS Graphite LG5 could easily replace your desktop PC for gaming"

HEXUS.net
2012 October

HEXUS.net Performance

"The 3XS Graphite LG5 packs a serious punch for such a little machine"

PCPRO Recommended
2012 October

PCPRO Recommended

"An excellent build and strong performance make for a system that's better value for money than its rivals"

AV Forums
2012 August

AV Forums

"With top end components, professionally built and superb gaming performance you get a system that should keep you happy for a long time to come"

HEXUS
2012 August

HEXUS Recommended

"The Z77 Performance Q10 is the quietest 3XS system we've ever tested"

3D World
2012 July

3D World

"This is a mammoth workstation chassis, with a mammoth specification to go with it"

PCPRO Recommended
2012 July

PCPRO Recommended

"A fine all-round PC with a stylish case"

Stuff 4 Star
2012 June

Stuff 4 Star

"If you're after a PC that both looks and performs like the fastest computer in the world, then this is it. You can't physically buy better"

HEXUS Wishlist
2012 June

HEXUS Wishlist

"Put simply, you're unlikely to find a faster gaming machine anytime soon"

Custom PC Approved
2012 May

Custom PC Approved

"Good value for money; quiet; excellent choice of components; fast"

Overclock3D Gold
2012 March

Overclock3D Gold

"What a system it is too. The whole thing just screams quality"

HEXUS.net Performance
2012 March

HEXUS.net Performance

"It's hard to knock the 3XS Performance GTX - the overclock, the build and the service are all good reasons to invest"

Develop 3D
2012 February

AV Forums

"For your money, you get a system that will cope with the latest PC games at high settings and Blu-ray playback without any stuttering"

Develop 3D
2012 February

Develop 3D

"Scan's 3XS Core i7 Hex Core workstation offers a good balance. Excellent performance for CAD"

3D World Review
2012 January

3D World

"Scan's 3XS Core i7 Hex Core system showcases Intel's latest processor well, with incredible rendering and modelling performance for the money"

AEC Magazine
2012 January

AEC Magazine

"The real draw of Scan’s system is the price. For just over £2,300 you get a powerful workstation which can also improve productivity by helping enhance workflow"

Vortez Gold
2012 January

Vortez Gold

"This system oozes quality and performance"

3D Artist
2011 December

3D Artist

"If an accredited workstation is vital for you. Scan's 3XS Xeon Sandybridge is a steal. 9/10"

HEXUS.net Performance
2011 October

HEXUS.net Performance

"Fastest PC we've ever tested from a CPU perspective, A solid machine in every area"

HEXUS.net Performance
2011 September

HEXUS.net Performance

"Scan's 3XS Cyclone SLI is one of the best-looking and best-performing gaming rigs that £3,000 can buy"

PC PRO Labs Winner
2011 October

PC PRO Labs Winner

"Superb in every respect, from performance to peripherals: a worthy ultimate PC"

3D Artist
2011 May

3D Artist

"With a frequency enhanced Intel Core i7 2600K and a full compliment, this is a great value entry-level workstation"

3D Professor
2011 March

3D Professor

"Scan's SR-2 has to be one of the cleanest built systems we have looked at over the years"

3D Artist
2011 February

3D Artist

"Overall, the Scan 3XS iCore 7 provides the kind of features and performance you would expect in a much more expensive system"

Develop 3D
2011 February

Develop 3D

"An impressive machine offering exceptional performance at an entry-level price"

Hexus Recommended
2011 February

HEXUS.net Recommended

"It's hard not to be impressed by tasty cutting-edge technology that's sweetened by significant boosts in speed made by the manufacturer."

PC Format
2011 February

PC Format

"As the first machine of what's effectively a new generation, it was always going to blow the previous rigs we've seen out of the water, but even so we can't help but be impressed..."

Techradar
2011 January

Techradar

"The performance of this rig is nothing short of phenomenal. The pairing of a Sandy Bridge CPU and Nvidia GeForce GTX 580 makes it something to reckon with..."

HEXUS.net Performance
2010 November

HEXUS.net Performance

"Stupendous gaming performance, relatively quiet for a truly high-end rig"

MusicTech
2010 November

Music Tech

"A solid audio laptop that has it where it counts - in the performance department"

3D Artist
2010 November

3D Artist

"Don't be deceived by the Nanu's diminutive proportions; it has the aspirations of a much bigger workstation"

DJ MAG
2010 October

DJ MAJ

"The Scan 3XS RP55 Audio Workstation - rocks the house as well as the clubs"

Sound on Sound
2010 October

Sound on Sound

"Scan's new laptop is as powerful as many desktop computers"

3D World Review
2010 October

3D World

"Scan's handsome 3XS Modelling Workstation is an independent producer's dream combination of speed and value"

PC Pro Recommended
2010 August

PC Pro Recommended

"A fast, affordable and wonderfully tidy PC with fine attention to detail"

Bit-tech
2010 August

Bit-tech

"Scan has increased the value for money of this bundle even further by overclocking the CPUs from 2.66GHz to 3.8GHz"

PC Format
2010 August

PC Format

"The Cyclone edges out the Viper thanks to the overclocked GTX 480 and i7 920 combo"

Techradar
2010 June

Techradar

"The Cyclone is cheaper than the Overclockers rig by well over £100 and just as lightening fast"

HEXUS.net Innovation
2010 June

HEXUS.net Innovation

"The end result is a fast system that has no real performance-related weaknesses"

MusicTech - Choice
2010 June

MusicTech - Choice

"The speed is phenomenal: installing software, duplicating large files, start-up and other disk-intensive operations simply fly"

HEXUS.net Performance
2010 May

HEXUS.net Performance

"Silky-smooth performance in all tests, extreme gaming potential"

PC Format/techradar
2010 May

PC Format/techradar

"Decent price, well specced and future proofed"

Custom PC Approved
2010 May

Custom PC Approved

"Scan has built an excellent little PC with its i3 OC - its like looking at Franco Columbu in PC form"

PC Format/techradar
2009 December

PC Format/techradar

"The components are well chosen, the overclock's stable and thoroughly tested and the insides are tidy. Good value, top performance and an impressive OC"

Computer Music Performance Award
2009 November

Computer Music Performance Award

"This is a highly impressive system that takes the crown as the most flat-out powerful we've ever used "

Custom PC - Dream PC Award
2009

Custom PC - Dream PC Award

"The Scan Jellyfish - the first PC with a real Monsta in the attic"

Computer Music Performance Award
2009 July

Computer Music Performance Award

"As well as using the 3XS Power DAW as a real-world music making workstation for several weeks, it handled everything we threw at it..."

Premium Grade Custom PC Approved
2009 May

Premium Grade Custom PC

"The SCAN 3XS 5200 OC offers superior GeForce 3D Vision gaming performance, at a superior price!"

MusicTech - Choice
2009 April

MusicTech - Choice

"...A very powerful PC with everything you need to deal with the increasingly high demands of pro audio production."

Computer Shopper Ultimate
2009 January

Computer Shopper Ultimate

"...Scan's 3XS machines have a reputation for excellent performance and meticulous attention to detail."

Develop 3D
2009 January

Develop 3D

"...exceptional performance in multi-threaded applications but doesn't break the bank due to overclocked CPU."

Sound on Sound
2009 January

Sound on Sound

"...the fastest PC reviewed in SOS to date."

Hexus.net Gaming Recommended
2008 December

Hexus.net Gaming Recommended

"a well-built machine that delivers bleeding-edge performance in almost all of our benchmarks without charging an excessively - high premium for the privilege."

PC PRO Labs Winner
2008 December

PC PRO Labs Winner

"Core-i7 driven power, mind-blowing 3D performance, ...one of the most thoughtful and well-conceived builds we've ever seen. It's for these reasons that it's our top-rated ultimate PC"

Premium Grade Custom PC Approved
2008 November

Premium Grade Custom PC

"3XS X58 Core i7 doesn't cost much more than any other high-performance PC and is so much faster, you'd do well to place an order as quickly as possible."

Custon PC - Dream PC Award
2008

Custom PC - Dream PC Awarded to the Scan 3XS Great White

"Scan proves that Steven Spielberg chose the right fish to star in Jaws"

Develop 3D
2008 September

Develop 3D

"Outstanding machine for mid-range CAD, delivering excellent CPU performance for well under a grand."

Develop 3D
2008 June

Develop 3D

"high-end CAD workstation with capacity for CAE and unrivalled build quality..."

Trusted Reviews.com Recommended Award
2008 May

Trusted Reviews.com Recommended Award

"Scan and NVIDIA have combined to create a superb value gaming system"

MCAD
2008 February

MCAD

"...a compelling solution for high-end CAD users"

Total PC Gaming Editor's Choice
2007 December

Total PC Gaming Editor's Choice

"...a screamingly fast package of the latest hardware that's expertly built and configured. An excellent performer that won't disappoint."

The Sunday Times Bust Buy In Gear
2007 November

The Sunday Times Bust Buy In Gear

"...Scan delivers classy gaming performance without wasting money."

Custom PC - Dream PC Awarded to the Scan 3XS White Cobra
2007 November

Custom PC - Dream PC Awarded to the Scan 3XS White Cobra

"The White Cobra is more awesome than an AH-1W Super Cobra attack helicopter."

Stuff Magazine - Hot Buy
2007 October

Stuff Magazine - Hot Buy

"Immense power and storage in a box that's tailor-made for techie show-offs."

Practical Digital Video
2007 August

Practical Digital Video

PC vs MAC "the PC ripped the opposition to shreds. Even when faced with a taxing HD file and previously rendered title sequence, the video did little to test the raw power of the PC."

Trusted Reviews.com Recommended Award
2007 April

Trusted Reviews.com Recommended Award

"...a good choice for the serious gamer on a budget."

MCAD
2007 January

MCAD

"E6600 at the heart of its new 3XS workstation to deliver a machine that not only boasts an extremely attractive price point, but is not exactly shy when it comes to performance."

Personal Computer World Magazine - Editor's Choice
2006 September

Personal Computer World Magazine - Editor's Choice

"Teriffic performance and lots of upgrade potential makes this a gamer's dream machine."

Custom PC Approved
2006 July

Custom PC Approved

"Core 2 Extreme lives up to hype with a storming debut."

PC Plus Magazine - Performance Award
2006 July

PC Plus Magazine - Performance Award

"This is the fastest AMD system we've ever seen, with a jaw-dropping list of high quality components."

Bit-tech.net - Hot Hardware Award
2006 April

Bit-tech.net - Hot Hardware Award

"The insides are powerful for such a relatively small package. Not only does this look da bomb, but it's got the components inside to match."

PC Pro Recommended
2006 February

PC Pro Recommended

"An obscenely powerful and superbly put-together PC. If you're sceptical about whether anyone needs this much power, just try playing HDR games at ridiculously high resolutions."

Sound on Sound
2006 January

Sound on Sound

"Overall, this Scan system turns in a stunning performance for a very reasonable price."

Computer Music
2005 December

Computer Music

"With an AMD dual-core processor and a Terabyte of storage under the hood, this brute of a machine should eat most standard desktop machines for breakfast..."

Stuff Magazine - The Hot Five
2005 December

Stuff Magazine - The Hot Five

"As hot as the jam inside an innocuous-looking Pop Tart"

Premium Grade Custom PC Approved
2005 October

Premium Grade Custom PC Approved

"This is the PC version of the Deathstar and the Ferrari Enzo all in one ...the Chameleon blazes a trail that's both bonkers and brilliant"

GigaHz Magazine
2005 March

GigaHz Magazine

"For no-compromise gaming, the Cobra wins out"

PC Pro A List
2005 January

PC Pro A List

"A stunning and utterly desirable leviathan of a PC, with by far the fastest graphics performance PC we've seen"

Premium Grade Custom PC Approved
2004 December

Premium Grade Custom PC Approved awarded to Scan 3XS SLi Cobra

"A stunning and utterly desirable leviathan of a PC, with by far the fastest graphics performance PC we've seen"

Premium Grade Custom PC Approved awarded to Scan 3XS M-Series AMD939
2004 October

Premium Grade Custom PC Approved awarded to Scan 3XS M-Series AMD939

"This system is ready to take you hell and back"

Boys Toys Gold
2004 September

Boys Toys Gold

"The scan proved to be the most reliable machine during game play, never sticking despite what we threw at it"

Computer Shopper - Most Desirable
2004 August

Computer Shopper - Most Desirable

"This PC gives you everything and more. Record breaking performance and good looks"

Custom PC Approved
2004 April

Custom PC Approved

"Scan's latest BIOS-booted PC is equivalent to replacing a Ford Mondeo with an Apache helicopter"

Custon PC - Dream PC Award
2004 February

Premium Grade Custom PC Approved

"The Golf GTI bought high-performance motoring to the masses, and an overclocked 3XS-OC brings power computering to the majority"

Manufacturer

Acer Channel Partner
2012

Coolermaster Premium Partners

Contribution to the success of the company

Acer Channel Partner
2010

Acer Channel Partner

Acer Affinity Platinum Channel Partner

Thecus true friend badge
2010

Thecus True Friend

Scan Computers is awarded Thecus true friend badge

AMD Fusion Premier Partner
2009

AMD Fusion Premier Partner

Scan Computers is a Premier member of the AMD Fusion Partner Program

Top Business Partner
2008

Corsair

Top Business Partner

Corsair award for outstanding contribution and partnership
2008

Corsair

Award for outstanding contribution and partnership

Intel Channel Partner Premier Member
2008

Intel Channel Partner Premier Member

Brought Intel Core 2 Quad power to "the worlds's biggest gaming centre"

Intel Channel Partner Premier Member
2008

Intel Channel Partner Premier Member

Breakthrough Activation of Intel Inside Funds with GR Motorsports.

Sapphire Thank you
2008

Sapphire

Thank you for your business. We appreciate you as a loyal customer and value your trust and confidence in Sapphire Technology

Top Business Partner
2007

Corsair

Top Business Partner

Corsair award for outstanding contribution and partnership
2007

Corsair

Award for outstanding contribution and partnership

Thecus
2007

Thecus

In Appreciation of Your Excellent Contributions in 2007

Top Business Partner
2006

Corsair

Top Business Partner

Corsair award for outstanding retailer performance
2005

Corsair

Award for outstanding retailer performance

Corsair award for outstanding retailer performance
2004

Corsair

Award for outstanding retailer performance

Gigabyte Technology
2004

Gigabyte Technology

UK Strategic Channel Partner

Seagate Premium Partner
2004

Seagate

Premium Partner

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