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Virtual Reality

Arguably the biggest advancement in immersiveness in recent years, virtual reality has been gaining significant momentum of late. High-resolution headsets from the likes of HTC and Oculus are setting a trailblazing path in how to interact with games, giving you the feeling of being right in the thick of the action. Once you try virtual reality you won't want to go back to a humble keyboard, mouse and monitor. Feel free to come to Scan's headquarters to give virtual reality a hands-on go.

AMD Radeon RX 580 Graphics Cards

The RX 580 is a new and improved version of the RX 480, which is based on the power efficient Polaris architecture with 14nm FinFET transistors. The RX 580 has 2,304 stream processors and 8GB of GDDR5 memory and so provides silky smooth frame rates on a 1920 x 1080 or 2560 x 1440 monitor with all the detail settings dialled up. The Radeon RX 580 is a solid choice for a high end gaming PC especially as it supports advanced technologies such as DirectX 12, CrossFire and FreeSync.

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GeForce GTX 1060 3GB Graphics Cards

The 3GB version of the GeForce GTX 1060 mid-range graphics card has fewer cores than the 6GB version (1152 versus 1280) but it is significantly more cost effective. As the fourth card based on the new Pascal architecture it not only runs games faster than previous generation Maxwell cards, but consumes less power and is quieter.

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GeForce GTX 1060 6GB Graphics Cards

The 6GB version of the GeForce GTX 1060 mid-range graphics card has more cores than the 3GB version (1280 versus 1152) and so runs games faster. As the third card based on the new Pascal architecture it not only runs games faster than previous generation Maxwell cards, but consumes less power and is quieter. Keep an eye out for the latest Plus versions which have higher clocked memory for even faster performance in games.

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GeForce GTX 1070 Graphics Cards

The GeForce GTX 1070 is the second GPU using the new Pascal architecture that replaces older Maxwell cards such as the GTX 970. Pascal means much higher performance and power efficiency, so the GTX 1070 with 1,920 cores is ideally suited for gaming at resolutions such as 2,560 x 1,440 or a VR headset.

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GeForce GTX 1070 Ti Graphics Cards

The GeForce GTX 1070 Ti is based on the latest Pascal architecture that replaces older Maxwell cards such as the GTX 970. Pascal means much higher performance and power efficiency. The GTX 1070 Ti is positioned between the GTX 1070 and 1080 and with 2,432 cores is ideally suited for gaming at resolutions such as 2,560 x 1,440 or a VR headset.

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