81
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There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
81

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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Digital Storm's Bolt is a gaming PC that manages to combine a relatively small footprint, solid performance, a good range of customization options, and a reasonable price. PC Mag says the Bolt "packs beefy power into a slim, sexy package," and is a "great choice for a PC gamer with a smaller room and a smaller budget." Kotaku calls the high-end Titan configuration a "high-powered gaming PC with all the goodies in as little space as possible without it melting." The Boit's small case does present some challenges for upgraders; Hot Hardware says "the space inside the chassis is so limited that you’ll have to work fairly hard to keep your cabling clean and tidy enough that it will all fit." However, Hot Hardware points out that the pre-built systems have "plenty of good hardware inside," so you may find that an off-the-shelf configuration is all you need.

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Design and form factor

7.6
 

Size and weight

8.6
 

Noise

6.3
 

Power consumption

8.0
 

Expandability

5.8
 

Speed and features

7.8
 

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