"What really lifts the Scan 3XS above so many gaming laptops is the quality ... we’d expect from a hardware-calibrated monitor, not a gaming laptop."
3XS Horizon Ti - "The Ryzen 7 1800X remains a reliable and impressive processor with enough power to run any game, as well as heavily multi-threaded productivity tools."
3XS Gamer - "A multi-talented powerhouse, Don't be fooled, this is still a super-quick system."
3XS WI6000 Viz - "To say we were impressed with the performance of Scan’s new viz-focused workstation would be a bit of an understatement"
3XS Carbon Fluid Extreme SLI - "It’s a stunning-looking machine, and building a system that looks like this obviously takes plenty of time and also involves spending extra cash on cooling gear."
3XS Carbon Fluid Extreme SLI - "Scan’s 3XS Carbon Fluid Extreme SLI looks amazing, operates quietly, makes light work of multi-threaded work and scythes through any gaming task."
3XS Carbon Fluid Extreme - "One of the most compelling systems we've tested in recent years"
3XS Classic 3D - "A brilliant showcase for Intel's first Core i9 chip, offering huge 3D modelling and rendering power"
3XS Carbon AURA - "This rig will play games 4K with top settings fine, as well as handling multiple monitors and VR headsets"
3XS Classic 3D - "Great performance, fast storage and near-silent operation It all adds up to a well-rounded system"
3XS Vengeance TI Gaming PC - "The overclocked GTX 1080 Ti is a monster card that ploughs through any current game, and it’s bolstered by a great processor and solid components elsewhere"
Scan 3XS Classic 3D Workstation - "The very competitive proce and powerful components make the Classic 3D our top choice this month"
Scan 3XS Classic 3D Workstation - "Its modelling abilities are excellent and the ten cores make light work of rendering."
3XS Ultimate 3D Workstation - "Scan is renowned for its low cost, overclocked 3D CAD workstations. But this new machine from the Bolton-based manufacturer is a different beast altogether."
3XS Z270 Vengeance SLI Gaming PC - "Kaby Lake boosts processing power, two GPUs deliver huge gaming speed, and the entire system is impressively well built"
3XS Vengeance SLI Gaming PC - "The Corsair Crystal Series chassis is a visual treat, storage and memory are both blazing fast, and the guarantee of a 5GHz CPU overclock offers plenty of bragging"
3XS LG15 Carbon G-Sync - "Gaming performance on its 8GB Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 graphics chip is near-perfect. Proper 4K gaming is on the cards too, making full use of its optional display"
3XS LG17 Carbon Extreme G-Sync laptop - "The GTX 1080 delivers desktop-level performance. G-Sync also makes games look great, removing any stuttering and tearing." - CPC
3XS SYSTEMS Win Workstation of the year in the 2016 PC Pro awards.
SCAN Win PC PRO Online Retailer of the year in the 2016 PC Pro awards.
" X99 Carbon X SLI - Monstrous dual-GPU power and excellence in every key department make for an exceptional gaming PC."
" Bragging rights aplenty. The Scan 3XS X99 Carbon Fluid Extreme SLI is without a doubt the fastest PC we've ever tested."
3XS Z170 Vengeance - "SCAN 3XS Z170 Vengeance recieves 90% - Scan sent us one of their lovely 3XS Vengeance PCs, featuring NVIDIA's mighty GTX 1080."
3XS Z170 Nanu Vengeance Fluid - "There’s an incredible amount of gaming performance inside this small system." - CPC
3XS Z170 Vengeance 1080 - "The Z170 Vengeance 1080 is a quality PC where it counts; slick performance at high resolutions. "
3XS Z170 Vengeance 1080 - "The bottom line is that Scan has produced an awesomely powerful gaming PC with excellent levels of support. "
3XS X99 Carbon Fluid GL SLI - "The entire machine looks stunning - the white tubes look fantastic, and the matt black fittings contrast well." - CPC
"Scan's 3XS Z170 Vengeance Q is a fine choice and a prime candidate for VR gaming."
The 3XS GW-HT20 - "If you're looking for a content creation workstation that won't stutter with any task the GW-HT20 should be on a shortlist of one"
3XS Z170 Vengeance 1080 GL - "Blistering speed from Nvidia’s new GPU, and a PC that’s good-looking, well built and carefully balanced" - CPC
"Ample power for VR and 4K" - CPC
"This size enables you to get a big 15.6in screen, plenty of power and even some upgrade potential." - CPC
"Despite it's low-noise design, the Vengeance Q produced great frame rates in all our test games, When it's idle, the Scan might as well be a passively cooled PC" - CPC
"The Quadro M4000 gives the Scan 3XS GW-HT10 huge modelling potential - this is an exceptionally capable workstation for the money."
"Incredible gaming speed and a slick no-nonsense build make this a tempting alternative to flashier Dream PCs, The numbers involved are staggering" - CPC
"This is another impressive, well-built workstation from Scan, which is ideal for CAD users who do occasional rendering, simulation or CAM."
"With fast performance in all the key areas, great build quality, low noise levels and decent warranty coverage, the Scan 3XS Z170 Vengeance is a great gaming PC for this price league"
"One of the best PCs you can get for the money"
"its extensive customisation and paint job look fantastic, it has a solid hardware configuration and it offers decent value for money too "
"Scan's 3XS Vengeance is an immediate showcase of what Skylake can do. "
"Convinced me that the next time I upgrade I’ll buy a system from Scan 3XS."
"Rapid speed from every component and a slick design, make the 3XS X99 Carbon Ti a superb gaming machine."
"Scan's 3XS Nanu Carbon is a good example of what a modern high-end PC can be. "
"The Scan 3XS GW-HTX35 is a monster of a system, with dominating performance in every respect."
"thinner, lighter and better made than its predecessors while maintaining a classy, understated design for gamers and power users who don't want to show off."
"its 3D-modelling abillities are unquestionable and photo-and video-editing performance is strong too"
Computer Shopper gives the LG156 a Recommended award and a score of 5/5 "Scan's 3XS Graphite LG156 remains one of our favourite desktop-replacement laptops"
"Scan's 3XS GW-HT15 offers top-end modelling plus excellent rendering for a single-socket workstation."
Digital Arts gives the 3XS GW-HT20 workstation its coveted Editor’s Choice award.
Custom PC awards SCAN 3XS systems with "Best PC Manufacturer" 2014
"superb build quality, great hardware and loads of gaming power"
"It will come as little surprise that the 3XS GW-HT10 excels in terms of performance"
"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."
"If you're looking for a high-end PC that's good for 4K gaming and multi-threaded workloads, the Scan system will be perfect"
"The 3XS GW-HT20 stakes a claim as the most powerful graphics workstation we've ever seen"
"Scan 3XS X99 is 'the fastest Micro-ATX PC we've seen' and 'most importantly, a system that tears through CPU benchmarks"
"The Scan machine is quieter and its processor stayed ahead of the competition even without aditional overclocking"
"Scan serves up a whisper-quiet PC powerhouse, purpose-built to slice through 4K video production"
"The 3XS Graphite is a good choice if you need a solid gaming laptop on a mid-range budget"
"A great price, fantastic processor and graphics performance, it's one of the best gaming laptops you can buy for under £1,000"
"The combination of high clock speed and multiple CPUs tears through all rendering software with ease"
"The Scan 3XS MGW-10 offers solid performance, good expandability and great value for money"
"In many ways, the Scan 3XS Z87 Hadron Hydro is the epitome of a high-end, modern-day gaming PC."
"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."
"With its powerful hardware and large hard disk, this is a great-value mini PC that gets everything right"
Scan 3XS Z87 Cyclone SLI - "A beautifully built, blazingly fast rig for the early 4K adopters willing to get their hands dirty"
"The fastest pre-built gaming PC we’ve seen, the insides look clean, racy and lust-worthy – everything you want from a PC"
"Great spec for the cash, key extras can be added cheap"
"The LG155 provides the sort of gaming performance that we've previously only seen from laptops costing well over £1000"
"A very powerful gaming laptop, at just over £1,100, the Scan 3XS Graphite LG15 is one of the cheaper gaming laptops around."
"If you want a powerful touchscreen all-in-one PC, the Scan 3XS Mirage AIO245 is a good buy"
"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"
"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"
"The 3XS Z77 Node Titan is a tiny powerhouse that defies the odds"
"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"
"The GW-HT15 delivers high performance with a guaranteed overclock, is exceptionally well put together and offers great value for money"
"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"
"The Scan 3XS-MGW-10 is an extremely powerful notebook. But what is really incredible about this notebook is the price"
"The 3XS Graphite LG10 Laptop delivers blockbuster performance in today's latest games"
"The end result is a sensibly styled performance powerhouse that's more than a match for even demanding games and applications"
"Price is good value for money with impressive build quality"
"Excellent performance, high build quality and immersive gameplay that's hard to match"
"We have to highly recommend it as a great, and fairly cheap way of getting a great gaming PC. Good job Scan"
"You can't argue with the ways its put together or the level of service"
"If you need more processing power than you can get from a quad-core machine this Scan PowerDaw should be on your shortlist"
"Despite its diminutive size, the 3XS Graphite LG5 could easily replace your desktop PC for gaming"
"The 3XS Graphite LG5 packs a serious punch for such a little machine"
"An excellent build and strong performance make for a system that's better value for money than its rivals"
"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"
"The Z77 Performance Q10 is the quietest 3XS system we've ever tested"
"This is a mammoth workstation chassis, with a mammoth specification to go with it"
"A fine all-round PC with a stylish case"
"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"
"Put simply, you're unlikely to find a faster gaming machine anytime soon"
"Good value for money; quiet; excellent choice of components; fast"
"What a system it is too. The whole thing just screams quality"
"It's hard to knock the 3XS Performance GTX - the overclock, the build and the service are all good reasons to invest"
"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"
"Scan's 3XS Core i7 Hex Core workstation offers a good balance. Excellent performance for CAD"
"Scan's 3XS Core i7 Hex Core system showcases Intel's latest processor well, with incredible rendering and modelling performance for the money"
"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"
"This system oozes quality and performance"
"If an accredited workstation is vital for you. Scan's 3XS Xeon Sandybridge is a steal. 9/10"
"Fastest PC we've ever tested from a CPU perspective, A solid machine in every area"
"Scan's 3XS Cyclone SLI is one of the best-looking and best-performing gaming rigs that £3,000 can buy"
"Superb in every respect, from performance to peripherals: a worthy ultimate PC"
"With a frequency enhanced Intel Core i7 2600K and a full compliment, this is a great value entry-level workstation"
"Scan's SR-2 has to be one of the cleanest built systems we have looked at over the years"
"Overall, the Scan 3XS iCore 7 provides the kind of features and performance you would expect in a much more expensive system"
"An impressive machine offering exceptional performance at an entry-level price"
"It's hard not to be impressed by tasty cutting-edge technology that's sweetened by significant boosts in speed made by the manufacturer."
"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..."
"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..."
"Stupendous gaming performance, relatively quiet for a truly high-end rig"
"A solid audio laptop that has it where it counts - in the performance department"
"Don't be deceived by the Nanu's diminutive proportions; it has the aspirations of a much bigger workstation"
"The Scan 3XS RP55 Audio Workstation - rocks the house as well as the clubs"
"Scan's new laptop is as powerful as many desktop computers"
"Scan's handsome 3XS Modelling Workstation is an independent producer's dream combination of speed and value"
"A fast, affordable and wonderfully tidy PC with fine attention to detail"
"Scan has increased the value for money of this bundle even further by overclocking the CPUs from 2.66GHz to 3.8GHz"
"The Cyclone edges out the Viper thanks to the overclocked GTX 480 and i7 920 combo"
"The Cyclone is cheaper than the Overclockers rig by well over £100 and just as lightening fast"
"The end result is a fast system that has no real performance-related weaknesses"
"The speed is phenomenal: installing software, duplicating large files, start-up and other disk-intensive operations simply fly"
"Silky-smooth performance in all tests, extreme gaming potential"
"Decent price, well specced and future proofed"
"Scan has built an excellent little PC with its i3 OC - its like looking at Franco Columbu in PC form"
"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"
"This is a highly impressive system that takes the crown as the most flat-out powerful we've ever used "
"The Scan Jellyfish - the first PC with a real Monsta in the attic"
"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..."
"The SCAN 3XS 5200 OC offers superior GeForce 3D Vision gaming performance, at a superior price!"
"...A very powerful PC with everything you need to deal with the increasingly high demands of pro audio production."
"...Scan's 3XS machines have a reputation for excellent performance and meticulous attention to detail."
"...exceptional performance in multi-threaded applications but doesn't break the bank due to overclocked CPU."
"...the fastest PC reviewed in SOS to date."
"a well-built machine that delivers bleeding-edge performance in almost all of our benchmarks without charging an excessively - high premium for the privilege."
"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"
"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."
"Scan proves that Steven Spielberg chose the right fish to star in Jaws"
"Outstanding machine for mid-range CAD, delivering excellent CPU performance for well under a grand."
"high-end CAD workstation with capacity for CAE and unrivalled build quality..."
"Scan and NVIDIA have combined to create a superb value gaming system"
"...a compelling solution for high-end CAD users"
"...a screamingly fast package of the latest hardware that's expertly built and configured. An excellent performer that won't disappoint."
"...Scan delivers classy gaming performance without wasting money."
"The White Cobra is more awesome than an AH-1W Super Cobra attack helicopter."
"Immense power and storage in a box that's tailor-made for techie show-offs."
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."
"...a good choice for the serious gamer on a budget."
"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."
"Teriffic performance and lots of upgrade potential makes this a gamer's dream machine."
"Core 2 Extreme lives up to hype with a storming debut."
"This is the fastest AMD system we've ever seen, with a jaw-dropping list of high quality components."
"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."
"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."
"Overall, this Scan system turns in a stunning performance for a very reasonable price."
"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..."
"As hot as the jam inside an innocuous-looking Pop Tart"
"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"
"For no-compromise gaming, the Cobra wins out"
"A stunning and utterly desirable leviathan of a PC, with by far the fastest graphics performance PC we've seen"
"A stunning and utterly desirable leviathan of a PC, with by far the fastest graphics performance PC we've seen"
"This system is ready to take you hell and back"
"The scan proved to be the most reliable machine during game play, never sticking despite what we threw at it"
"This PC gives you everything and more. Record breaking performance and good looks"
"Scan's latest BIOS-booted PC is equivalent to replacing a Ford Mondeo with an Apache helicopter"
"The Golf GTI bought high-performance motoring to the masses, and an overclocked 3XS-OC brings power computering to the majority"