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Digital Storm Eclipse

Digital Storm Eclipse
alaScore 89

3 reviews

Dec, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of Digital Storm Eclipse. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size. The price also gets good opinions, whereas some have doubts about the usability.

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usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Digital Storm Eclipse is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Kevin Connolly (digitaltrends.com)

Digital Storm Eclipse review

 

If you're looking for an affordable gaming rig, and enjoy a little visual panache, the Eclipse is worth a look.

The Eclipse does have its problems, however. It’s not as small as alternatives like the Syber Vapor, and its chassis can prove difficult to upgrade. Strangely, in spite of its reasonably large case, the Eclipse also comes up short of the Vapor’s...

Feb, 2015

Editor's Choice

Expert review by : Joel Santo Domingo (pcmag.com)

Digital Storm Eclipse

 

The Digital Storm Eclipse is a reasonably priced midrange gaming desktop with some high-end features that elevate its performance on the game grid.

Nice price. Compact desktop with a full-size, dual-width Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 graphics card. Smooth frame rates at 1080p. 802.11ac and Bluetooth. Dual Ethernet. No bloatware.

Almost no internal expansion room. Difficult to get into the chassis for maintenance or repairs.

The Digital Storm Eclipse is one of the best performers in the field, and it is chock full of features, like a speedy SSD and 802.11ac Wi-Fi. It performs similarly or better than the Cyberpower Zeus Mini, a previous top pick. Though that system has...

Feb, 2015

Expert review by : Denny Atkin (computershopper.com)

Digital Storm Eclipse Review and Ratings

 

With excellent performance and good looks at a fair price, Digital Storm's compact Eclipse is a fine choice for gamers looking for high-quality 1080p play without spending big bucks.

Excellent gaming performance at 1080p ; Graphics card and other major components are upgradeable within power supply limits ; No bloatware ; Reasonable price

Limited internal expandability ; Few customization options ; Mouse and keyboard cost extra

The Digital Storm Eclipse (at least in our Level 4 or Ultimate configuration) is the very model of a mainstream, mid-priced gaming rig. It sports a powerful processor and enough graphics horsepower to run demanding games at 1080p with the graphics...

Feb, 2015

Product Specifications

Design

Color of product:Black, Red
Number of 2.5" bays:3
Number of 3.5" bays:1
Water cooling system:N

Energy Management

Power supply:400 / 450 / 600
Power supply input frequency:47/63
Power supply input voltage:90 - 264 / 90 - 265

Expansion Slots

Mini PCI Express slots:1
PCI Express x16 (Gen 3.x) slots:1
PCI Express x16 slots:1

Graphics

CUDA: Yes
CUDA cores:1024
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2048 / 4 / 4096 / 6 / 6144
Discrete graphics adapter model:NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR5
Graphics adapter DisplayPorts quantity:3
Graphics adapter DVI ports quantity:1
Graphics adapter DVI-I ports quantity:1
Graphics adapter HDMI ports quantity:1
Graphics adapter Open GL support:No / Yes
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.024 / 1.7 / 1.74
Number of discrete graphics adapters:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
Number of execution units:20 / 24
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:350
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.1 / 11.2 / 11.2/12 / 12
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1050 / 1150 / 1200 / 1250
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x412 / 1912
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 4600 / Intel HD Graphics 530
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.3 / 4.4

Memory

Internal memory:16 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR4-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 32
Memory clock speed:1600 / 2666
Memory layout:2 x 4
Memory layout (slots x size):2 x 4
Memory slots:2x DIMM
Non-ECC: Yes

Networking

Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0 / 4.1
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi DL / No
Optical drives quantity:1

Other Features

Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x / VT-x
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-d,VT-x / VT-x

Packaging Content

Display included: No
Drivers included: Yes
Keyboard supplied: No
Manual: Yes
Mouse included: No

Performance

Audio output channels:7.1
BIOS type:UEFI
Chipset:Intel H97 / Intel Z170 / Intel Z97
Motherboard chipset:Intel H97 / Intel Z170 / Intel Z97
Product type:PC

Ports & interfaces

DisplayPorts quantity:1
DVI port:No / Yes
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1 / 2
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1 / 2
HDMI ports quantity:1 / 2
HDMI version:1.4b
Headphone outputs:1
Line-in: Yes
Line-out: Yes
Microphone in: Yes
PS/2 ports quantity:1
S/PDIF out port: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2 / 4
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:6 / 8
USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-A ports quantity:2

Power

Power supply:400 / 450 / 600
Power supply input frequency:47/63
Power supply input voltage:90 - 264 / 90 - 265

Processor

Bus type:DMI / DMI2 / DMI3 / QPI
Conflict Free processor:Y
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32 / 64
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6 / 34.1 / 34.2
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600 / 1600,2133 / 2133,1333,1600,1866
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM,DDR4-SDRAM
Memory voltage supported by processor:1.35
Number of processors installed:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor:i5-4590 / i5-4690K / i5-6500 / i5-6600K / i7-4790K / i7-6700K
Processor boost frequency:3.6 / 3.7 / 3.9 / 4.2 / 4.4
Processor cache:6 / 8
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Devil's Canyon / Haswell / Skylake
Processor cores:4
Processor family:4th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 4th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / 6th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / Intel Core i7-6xxx
Processor frequency:3.2 / 3.3 / 3.5 / 4
Processor lithography:14 / 22
Processor model:i5-4590 / i5-4690K / i5-6500 / i5-6600K / i7-4790K / i7-6700K
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit / 64-bit
Processor series:Intel Core i5-4500 Desktop series / Intel Core i5-4600 Desktop series / Intel Core i5-6500 Desktop series / Intel Core i5-6600 Desktop series / Intel Core i7-4700 Desktop series / Intel Core i7-6700 Desktop series
Processor socket:LGA1151 / Socket H3 (LGA 1150)
Processor threads:4 / 8
Stepping:C0 / R0
System bus data transfer rate:5 / 8
System bus rate:5 / 8
Tcase:64 / 71 / 72.72
Thermal Design Power (TDP):65 / 84 / 88 / 91

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:14 / 22
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N / Y
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID:No / Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access:No / Yes
Intel FDI Technology:No / Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel HD Graphics:Y
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology:No / Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N / Y
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:No / Yes
Intel TSX-NI:Y
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y
Intel vPro Technology:No / Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N / Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N / Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® Insider™: Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N / Y
Intel® OS Guard:Y
Intel® Pro Wireless Display (Intel® Pro WiDi):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N / Y
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / Y
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
Intel® Wireless-AC Technology: Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:80807 / 80811 / 80815 / 88184 / 88191 / 88195
Processor code:SR1QJ / SR219 / SR21A / SR2BX
Processor package size:37.5
Scalability:1S
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / SSE4.2, AVX 2.0, SSE4.1
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes
Thermal solution specification:PCG 2013D / PCG 2015C / PCG 2015D

Software

Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 10 Home / Windows 8.1

Storage

Card reader integrated: No
Hard disk rotational speed:7200
Hard Drive Capacity:1000
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA III
Hard Drive Size:3.5
Hard drive speed:7200
Host interface:Serial ATA III
Number of hard drives installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Number of storage drives installed:2
Solid-state drive capacity:120 / 250
Solid-state drive interface:Serial ATA III
Solid-state drive interfaces:Serial ATA III
Storage media:HDD / HDD+SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 1120 / 1250

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:13.8 / 4.13
Height:13.8 / 4.13
Weight:14
Width:15