And the awards go to... Scan

We've had our share of awards over the last few years - hundreds in fact. Including a Royal Warrant of Appointment to Her Majesty the Queen, as supplier of High Performance Personal Computers and IT Hardware.

And then there's our multi-award-winning Scan 3XS service, focused on giving our customers the best Specification, Service and Satisfaction. It's won us a whole load of recognition in the press as the only people to go to for PC and Laptop customisation.

3XS System Awards

Expert Reviews Recommended
November 2016


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 3,840 x 2,160 display"

Custom PC Premium Grade
October 2016


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."

Custom PC
October 2016


"X99 Carbon X SLI - Monstrous dual-GPU power and excellence in every key department make for an exceptional gaming PC."

HEXUS.net
September 2016


"Bragging rights aplenty. The Scan 3XS X99 Carbon Fluid Extreme SLI is without a doubt the fastest PC we've ever tested."

PC Gamer
August 2016


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."

Custom PC Premium Grade
August 2016


3XS Z170 Nanu Vengeance Fluid - "There’s an incredible amount of gaming performance inside this small system."

Computer Shopper Review
July 2016


"The Z170 Vengeance 1080 is a quality PC where it counts; slick performance at high resolutions"

PC PRO Review
July 2016


3XS Z170 Vengeance 1080 - "The bottom line is that Scan has produced an awesomely powerful gaming PC with excellent levels of support"

Custom PC Premium Grade
July 2016


3XS X99 Carbon Fluid GL SLI - "The entire machine looks stunning - the white tubes look fantastic, and the matt black fittings contrast well"

HEXUS.net
June 2016


3XS Z170 Vengeance Q wins Hexus Recommended award. "Scan's 3XS Z170 Vengeance Q is a fine choice and a prime candidate for VR gaming"

PC PRO A-List Award
June 2016


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"

Custom PC Premium Grade
June 2016


The 3XS Z170 Vengeance 1080 GL - "Blistering speed from Nvidia’s new GPU, and a PC that’s good-looking, well built and carefully balanced"

Custom PC Approved
April 2016


"Ample power for VR and 4K"

Custom PC Premium Grade
April 2016


"This size enables you to get a big 15.6in screen, plenty of power and even some upgrade potential."

Custom PC Premium Grade
February 2016


"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."

3D World
December 2015


"The Quadro M4000 gives the Scan 3XS GW-HT10 huge modelling potential - this is an exceptionally capable workstation for the money."

Custom PC Premium Grade
November 2015


The 3XS x99 Extreme SLI is "Incredible gaming speed and a slick no-nonsense build make this a tempting alternative to flashier Dream PCs."

Develop 3D
November 2015


3XS GW-MT20 "This is another impressive, well-built workstation from Scan, which is ideal for CAD users who do occasional rendering, simulation or CAM."

Custom PC Premium Grade
August 2015


"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."

Expert Reviews Best Buy
August 2015


"3XS Performance GTK6 - One of the best PCs you can get for the money."

Dream PC Winner 2015
August 2015


3XS Barracuda wins Custom PC Dream PC 2015. "its extensive customisation and paint job look fantastic"

HEXUS.net
August 2015


3XS Z170 Vengeance wins Hexus Recommended award. "Scan's 3XS Vengeance is an immediate showcase of what Skylake can do"

VC Dignitas Review
July 2015


Scan 3XS Carbon Ti - "Convinced me that the next time I upgrade I’ll buy a system from Scan 3XS."

Custom PC Premium Grade
June 2015


"Rapid speed from every component and a slick design, make the 3XS X99 Carbon Ti a superb gaming machine."

HEXUS.net
June 2015


3XS Nanu Carbon wins Hexus Recommended award. "Scan's 3XS Nanu Carbon is a good example of what a modern high-end PC can be."

3D Total
May 2015


"The Scan 3XS GW-HTX35 is a monster of a system, with dominating performance in every respect"

Expert Reviews Best Buy
May 2015


"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."

PC PRO Recommended
March 2015


The SCAN 3XS GW-HT15 Workstation - "its 3D-modelling abillities are unquestionable and photo-and video-editing performance is strong too."

Computer Shopper
February 2015


Scan's 3XS Graphite LG156 - "remains one of our favourite desktop-replacement laptops."

3D World
February 2015


Scan's 3XS GW-HT15 - "offers top-end modelling plus excellent rendering for a single-socket workstation."

Digital Arts Editors Choice
December 2014


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

Custom PC Premium Grade
November 2014


"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.net
October 2014


3XS Performance Q10 - "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
September 2014


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 Award
September 2014


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

Custom PC Premium Grade
September 2014


"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
September 2014


"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
September 2014


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

HEXUS.net
September 2014


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

Custom PC Approved
August 2014


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

PC PRO Recommended
July 2014


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

HEXUS.net
July 2014


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

PC Advisor Recommended
June 2014


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

Expert Reviews - Best Buy
June 2014


"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
May 2014


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

Develop 3D
March 2014


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

HEXUS.net
March 2014


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

Expert Reviews - Ultimate
February 2014


"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
January 2014


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

PC Format - 4 Star
November 2013


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

Expert Reviews - Best Buy
November 2013


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

Custom PC Premium Grade
October 2013


"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
October 2013


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

PC Advisor
August 2013


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

Expert Reviews
July 2013


"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
June 2013


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

Custom PC Premium Grade
June 2013


"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
May 2013


"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 Premium Grade
April 2013


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

HEXUS.net
March 2013


"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
May 2013


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

Develop 3D
March 2013


"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 - Best Buy
February 2013


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

HEXUS.net
February 2013


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

Custom PC Approved
January 2013


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

The Last Resort
January 2013


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

PC Advisor
November 2012


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

Digital World
November 2012


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

PC Format
October 2012


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

Sound on Sound
October 2012


"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
October 2012


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

HEXUS.net
October 2012


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

PC Pro Recommended
October 2012


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

AV Forums
August 2012


"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.net
August 2012


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

3D World
July 2012


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

PC Pro Recommended
July 2012


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

Stuff - 4 Star
June 2012


"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.net
June 2012


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

Custom PC Approved
May 2012


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

Overclock3D Gold
March 2012


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

HEXUS.net
March 2012


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

AV Forums
February 2012


"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
February 2012


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

3D World
January 2012


"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
January 2012


"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
January 2012


"This system oozes quality and performance"

3D Artist
December 2011


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

HEXUS.net
October 2011


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

PC PRO Labs Winner
October 2011


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

HEXUS.net
September 2011


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

3D Artist
May 2011


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

3D Professor
March 2011


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

3D Artist
February 2011


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

Develp 3D
February 2011


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

HEXUS.net
February 2011


"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
February 2011


"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
January 2011


"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
November 2010


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

Music Tech
November 2010


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

3D Artist
November 2010


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

DJ MAJ
October 2010


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

Sound on Sound
October 2010


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

3D World
October 2010


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

PC Pro Recommended
August 2010


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

Bit-tech Recommended
August 2010


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

PC Format
August 2010


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

Techradar
June 2010


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

HEXUS.net
June 2010


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

MusicTech - Choice
June 2010


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

HEXUS.net
May 2010


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

PC Format / Techradar
May 2010


"Decent price, well specced and future proofed"

Custom PC Approved
May 2010


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

PC Format / Techradar
December 2009


"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
November 2009


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

Dream PC Winner 2009
August 2009


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

Computer Music Performance
July 2009


"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..."

Custom PC Premium Grade
May 2009


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

MusicTech - Choice
April 2009


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

Computer Shopper Ultimate
January 2009


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

Develop 3D
January 2009


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

Sound on Sound
January 2009


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

HEXUS.net - Gaming
December 2008


"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
December 2008


"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"

Custom PC Premium Grade
November 2008


"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."

Develop 3D
September 2008


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

Dream PC Winner 2008
August 2008


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

Develop 3D
June 2008


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

Trusted Reviews Recommended
May 2008


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

MCAD
February 2008


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

Total PC Gaming Editor's Choice
December 2007


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

The Sunday Times - Best Buy
November 2007


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

Stuff Magazine - Hot Buy
October 2007


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

Dream PC Winner 2007
August 2007


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

Practical Digital Video
August 2007


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 Recommended
April 2007


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

MCAD
January 2007


"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
September 2006


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

Custom PC Approved
July 2006


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

PC Plus Magazine
July 2006


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

Bit-tech.net - Hot Hardware
April 2006


"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
February 2006


"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
January 2006


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

Computer Music
December 2005


"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
December 2005


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

Custom PC Premium Grade
October 2005


"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
March 2005


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

PC Pro A-List
January 2005


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

Custom PC Premium Grade
December 2004


Scan 3XS SLi Cobra - "A stunning and utterly desirable leviathan of a PC, with by far the fastest graphics performance PC we've seen"

Custom PC Premium Grade
October 2004


Scan 3XS M-Series AMD939 - "This system is ready to take you hell and back"

Boys Toys Gold
September 2004


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

Computer Shopper - Most Desirable
August 2004


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

Custom PC Approved
April 2004


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

Custom PC Premium Grade
February 2004


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

Scan Consumer Voted

2016 PC Pro Awards

WORKSTATION OF THE YEAR

2016 PC Pro Awards

BEST ONLINE RETAILER

Computer Shopper 2015

Best Specialist Retailer

PC PRO Tech Excellence 2015

BEST ONLINE RETAILER

Computer Shopper Awards 2014

Best Specialist Retailer

Custom PC Awards 2014

Best PC Manufacturer

Custom PC Awards 2014

Highly Commended Retailer

Custom PC Awards 2014

Editors Choice - Best Desktop PC

PC PRO - Excellence Awards 2014

Highly Commended Online Retailer

PC PRO - Excellence Awards 2013

Best Online Retailer & Highly Commended Desktop Manufacturer

Custom PC / Bit-tech.net 2013

Best PC Manufacturer

Constuction Computing

The Hammers VI - Finalist

Custom PC / Bit-tech.net 2012

Best Retailer & System Manufacturer

PCR Award 2012

Specialist Retailer of the Year

Custom PC / Bit-tech.net 2011

Best RMA & Service Award

Custom PC / Bit-tech.net 2011

Best Retailer Award

Custom PC / Bit-tech.net 2010

Best RMA & Service Award

Custom PC / Bit-tech.net 2010

Best Retailer Award

Hitwise Jul-Dec 2009

Top 10 Website Award

Custom PC / Bit-tech.net 2009

Best RMA & Service Award

Custom PC / Bit-tech.net 2009

Best Retailer Award

Custom PC 2007

Best Retailer Award

Custom PC 2006

Best Retailer Award

Custom PC 2005

Best Retailer Award

Custom PC 2005

Best Manufacturer Support

PC Pro 2005

Highly Commended Award

Custom PC 2005

Best Retailer Award

Manufacturer

2016
Thermaltake Partner Awards


Loyalty & Best Partner

2012
Coolermaster Premium Partners


Contribution to the success of the company

2010
Acer Channel Partner


Acer Affinity Platinum Channel Partner

2010
Thecus True Friend


Scan Computers is awarded Thecus true friend badge

2009
AMD Fusion Premier Partner


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

2008
Corsair


Top Business Partner

2008
Corsair


Award for outstanding contribution and partnership

2008
Intel Channel Partner Premier Member


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

2008
Intel Channel Partner Premier Member


Breakthrough Activation of Intel Inside Funds with GR Motorsports.

2008
Sapphire


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

2007
Corsair


Top Business Partner

2007
Corsair


Award for outstanding contribution and partnership

2007
Thecus


In Appreciation of Your Excellent Contributions in 2007

2006
Corsair


Top Business Partner

2005
Corsair


Award for outstanding contribution and partnership

2004
Corsair


Award for outstanding contribution and partnership

2004
Gigabyte Technology


UK Strategic Channel Partner

2004
Seagate


Premium Partner