MSI Trident 3 8RA-225US Gaming Desktop w / GTX 1050 2GB GDDR5 (Coffee Lake Core i5-8400 & Windows 10 Professional)
Trident 3 8RA-225US824142168196EX686985
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- Includes Free Item – $19.99 value MSI Gaming Shield Mouse Pad (Not for sale)
- Graphics Card
- GTX 1050 2GBGTX 1060 6GB
- Core i5-8400Core i7-8700
- Memory (RAM)
- 8GB DDR4 2400MHz16GB DDR4 2400MHz
- 512GB SATA SSD1TB 7200RPM HDD
- Operating System
- Windows 10 Pro
THINK SMALL. PLAY BIG.
The world’s smallest true gaming PC, extreme compact, same desktop performance. Meet MSI Trident 3. MSI has experience with compact gaming desktops and incredibly power, but we are taking it to the next level with Trident 3. The performance levels will fit all gamer’s demand. Redefining the size of gaming desktop PC’s with MSI Trident 3.
- Windows 10 Home
- 7th Gen Intel® Core™ processor with DDR4 memories
- The world‘s smallest VR ready gaming PC
- Compact, light weight and easy to transport case
- Full performance in extra-compact 4.72-liter case
- Exclusive cooling system, Silent storming cooling 2
- VR Link; optimal VR experience
- Choose to place your Gaming PC horizontally or vertically
- Carefully though connection ports to fit your needs as a gamer
- MSI Gaming Graphics Cards delivery better gaming performance
- Audio Boost 3: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality
- Nahimic 2.5 Audio Enhancer
- Mystic Light RGB LED design, customize your look
- Supports 4K video and 4K game
- Supports matrix display
- High quality and durable Military Class 5 components
- Super Charger 2: fast charge you mobile device
- Enrich your experience with included MSI software
AWARD WINNING DESIGN
Underlined by winning the prestigious iF DESIGN AWARD 2017, the MSI Trident is the pinnacle of high performance gaming in a small form factor.
With the shapes and size of a console, but with the DNA and hardware of a true gaming powerhouse, the Trident rocks a complete package for those who want to game unlimited.
Think small. Play big.
7TH GENERATION INTEL® CORE™ i7 PROCESSORS
MSI gaming desktop with the latest Intel® Core™ i7 processors. Moreover, the CPU multi-thread performance increases 20% compared with that of previouse generation. CPU multimedia performance is around 10% faster than previouse generation. 4K video decoding/transcoding is also improved by 8%~10%, depending on the software optimization performance.The new media engine also delivers power-efficient VP9 and HEVC 10-bit hardware acceleration. 4K video playback with HDR visual quality is therefore significantly improved versus previous generation processors.The perfect combination of MSI gaming features and the 7th Generation unlocked Intel ® Core™ i7 K Processors shall bring you up to 25% performance enhancement of smoother VR experience.
*The overclock function may vary by model (only available on K series CPU models) and the overclock capability may differ depending on the CPU limitations.
GAMING COMPONENTS : BUILT WITH REAL GAMING COMPONENTS
The components within an MSI Gaming Desktop are selected and tweaked to get you the best performance and experience while gaming. This is not just a PC. It’s a True Gaming PC
REAL GAMING GRAPHICS
Armed with MSI’s award-winning GAMING Graphics Card instead of a standard reference card, you’ll enjoy the best in game performance while the supreme cooling technology keeps your graphics card cool and quiet. Welcome to a True Gaming PC!
VR : IMMERSE YOURSELF
Integrating the very best of cutting edge technologies on MSI hardware provides a smooth VR ride. Through joint efforts with major VR brands, combined with unique MSI features geared to VR, MSI brings gamers and VR professionals a vivid and realistic experience in which content truly comes alive.
GET READY TO BE OVERWHELMED BY THE REALMS OF VR
From the start of Virtual Reality, MSI has been deeply involved in making VR Ready hardware in each of its product lines. Whether it's a feature-rich motherboard, a framerate boosting graphics card or a blazing fast complete gaming system, a huge set of VR-supporting features awaits you.
OPTIMIZED FOR THE BEST VR BRANDS
Want the best of the best VR experience without any compromise? MSI Gaming Desktops offer everything you need when exploring the possibilities of VR. By closely working with the industries’ leading VR vendors, we make sure you get the best possible gaming experience when choosing Virtual Reality.
PULL YOURSELF INTO THE GAME WITH VR LINK
Only MSI Gaming Desktops are weaponized with VR Link. When using an expensive VR headset, you'll want it to have the best signal to and from your PC. VR Link features a special front HDMI out port for easy access when connecting your VR device so you don’t have to find a part on the back of your PC, giving you a smooth VR experience.
STRAIGHT INTO THE ACTION WITH ONE CLICK TO VR
Both hard- and software need to be in tune for a smooth VR experience. Found in the MSI Gaming Center app, One Click to VR makes it very fast and easy to get primed for VR. A single click sets all your key components to their highest performance and makes sure other software applications won’t impact your virtual adventure.
UNMATCHED DESIGN : BREATHTAKING DESIGN
Housing all this high-powered hardware, MSI Gaming Desktops have a characteristic, breathtaking case design that is incredibly easy to use. Get the real gaming look!
Customize your Gaming Desktop with Mystic Light. Make your build look on fire or cold as ice. You are in control. You can select any of the colors from the palette to match your system's design, and plenty of LED effects to choose from.
COMPACT AND LIGHTWEIGHT TRUE GAMING PC
Going to a LAN-party, a friend or you just feel like you want to bring your Gaming Desktop anywhere you go? Trident 3 only weighs 3.17 KG and fits in most conventional backpacks. Bring true gaming desktop performance with you everywhere.
WHICH STANCE WILL YOU CHOOSE?
You choose how to use your Trident 3. Including a special stand to place your Trident 3 vertical. In this way the MSI Trident 3 will always fit to your gaming needs.
NEVER. STOP. GAMING.
Do you love games? So do we! The best platform for playing games is of course a PC. It can give you the biggest library of games to play, from classic games to the latest blockbuster titles. MSI Gaming Desktops are backwards compatible and can now support console games with programs such as Xbox Play Anywhere and Playstation Now. You can even choose between playing with a keyboard and mouse or a controller. It’s a good time to be a PC Gamer.
EASY ACCESS TO COMPONENTS
Always get the best performance out of your system with the latest technologies. The components inside MSI Gaming Desktops are easily accessible and ready to be upgraded at any time. Whether you’re expanding storage or upgrading your processor or graphics card, you can always keep your gaming rig up to date with the latest hardware.
COOLING : STAY COOL WHILE GAMING
Cooling is essential for Gaming systems, especially while playing the latest games. MSI Gaming Desktops have a customized thermal design to cool all essential components and make sure your system stays cool and runs stable at peak performance during long gaming sessions.
SILENT STORM COOLING
To ensure outstanding performance, MSI Gaming Desktops are equipped with an exclusive and powerful cooling system called Silent Storm Cooling. Utilizing separate chambers that individually handle the cooling of different components within the system, Silent Storm Cooling design makes sure the system's temperature stays perfectly under control for a cool and silent system.
STAY COOL, STAY QUIET
The custom designed cooling systems inside MSI Gaming Desktops ensure a cool system while also keeping it very silent, so you can always hear the enemy coming.
SILENT STORM COOLING
To get outstanding performance MSI Gaming Desktops are equipped with an exclusive, smart and powerful cooling system. MSI’s Silent Storm Cooling embraces several separated chambers that individually take care of different components within the system. This unique design makes sure the system’s temperature stays perfectly under control, supporting a cool and silent operation.
AUDIO : SOUND THAT PULLS YOU INTO THE GAME
Get the most immersive sound experience when gaming. MSI Audio Boost delivers the highest sound quality through the use of premium quality audio components. This lets you enjoy breathtaking, game-changing sound to create the most exciting gameplay.
AUDIO BOOST 3
To deliver the crispest sound signal to gamers’ ears, a special hardware amplifier called ‘Audio Boost’ is integrated onto the Aegis’s motherboard, especially benefiting gamers using a gaming headset.
NAHIMIC: SOUND THAT PUSHES THE LIMITS
NAHIMIC Sound Technology is known for its quality and precision in Military and Aeronautics projects. NAHIMIC allows you as a gamer to experience the next level in immersive gameplay. Unique features, including ‘Sound Tracker’ which visually shows the direction of in-game sounds, give you the upper hand on the battlefield.
NETWORK : DOMINATE THE GAME WITH THE LOWEST LATENCY
Get ready to crush your enemies on the battlefield with MSI GAMING LAN. Featuring the highest quality components tuned to deliver the best online gaming experience without lag.
LOW LATENCY GAMING LAN POWERED BY INTEL®
Experience smooth gaming with Intel® LAN. Intel® LAN is optimized for championship level online and LAN eSports by reducing CPU overhead and offering exceptionally high TCP and UDP throughput. This means your CPU can be used more effectively, giving you more FPS when gaming.
OPTIMIZE ONLINE GAMING TRAFFIC FOR LOWER LATENCY!
MSI GAMING LAN Manager automatically classifies and prioritizes the latency-sensitive applications for online games, giving you the best online gaming experience with low latency.
MSI GAMING LAN MANAGER
- Automatically prioritizes games above other applications
- Allows you to change applications' traffic priority
- Allows you to customize bandwidth for each application
NEXT-GEN INTEL® WI-FI AC & BLUETOOTH
Use your LAN port for online gaming while using Wi-Fi for other online applications. This next-generation Intel® Wi-Fi / Bluetooth solution uses smart MU-MIMO technology, delivering AC speeds up to 433Mbps. Share your Screen while gaming with Intel® Wireless Display (WiDi), which also lets you stream movies, photos, presentations, and more.
SOFTWARE : APPS TO HELP YOU WIN
With years of experience in creating performance enhancing tools that are easy to use, only the highest quality applications are at your disposal. Use these tools to get the most out of your Gaming Desktop and achieve victory when gaming.
A DIFFERENT VIEW ON GAMING
MSI Dragon Eye allows you to watch a YouTube video or Twitch Stream while playing a game simultaneously. Simply add a link or stream to the Dragon Eye application and select the size, position, volume and transparency and start gaming. The hotkeys allow you to start/pause your video or set the volume.
MSI GAMING CENTER
MSI Gaming Desktops come with free Gaming Center software. Unlike the bloatware that you’ll find on other so called ‘gaming’ PCs, MSI’s Gaming Center actually helps you to keep track of your system’s in-game performance and to optimize your gaming experience. Gaming Center automatically detects different gaming profiles and settings for dozens of popular games and you can customize your own preferred settings as well.
YOUR GAME, YOUR STREAM, YOUR FAME
XSplit lets you easily record your gaming moments and broadcast your live gameplay sessions to Twitch, YouTube, UStream and more. It's simple, easy to use and ideal for capturing those perfect gaming moments and sharing it live with friends and the rest of the world.
FASTER THAN THE INTERNET
WTFast is the Gamers Private Network; like a global automated army of IT specialists all working together to optimize your game connection from end to end. WTFast reports rich connection stats for your online game, so you can see exactly what is happening with your game connection. Built just for MMO gamers. Reduce average ping. Greatly reduce connection flux, spikes and packet loss. With this gaming desktop you'll get an exclusive 2-month premium license.
- Built just for MMO gamers
- Reduce average ping
- Greatly reduce connection flux, spikes and packet loss
- MSI Exclusive 2-month premium license
QUALITY : BUILT ON EVERLASTING QUALITY
Using only the finest quality components and integrating the latest technological innovations delivers the best possible gaming experience. Rigorous quality testing under the most extreme conditions ensures a super reliable, high performance Gaming system.
FORTIFY YOUR SYSTEM WITH PCI-E STEEL ARMOR
MSI PCI Express Steel Armor slots are armed with more solder points on the motherboard for a stronger hold, preventing any damage due to heavy-weight graphics cards. Steel Armor also protects PCI Express signals against electromagnetic interference for a pure gaming experience and even higher overclocking.
SUPER STABLE GAMING WITH THE HIGHEST QUALITY COMPONENTS
MSI uses Military Class 5 components, which is the latest evolution of the industries’ highest quality standard. These high quality components are shielded by the best protection to make sure your system runs smoothly under the most extreme gaming conditions.
CERTIFIED FOR GAMING
Each model is tweaked to deliver the best FPS for a stutter-free gaming experience. Tested in 24-hour on- and offline gaming sessions with the most popular gaming gear by the world’s best eSports players, so you can enjoy top performance and reliability in the world’s most popular games.
CONNECTIVITY : PLUG IN AND GAME ON
We built in more than enough ports to let you connect all your game devices. Plug in your portable storage, gaming monitor, gaming headset or keyboard and get into the action in an instant!
Get all the performance benefits from USB 3.1 combined with the convenience of the USB Type-C connector. This reversible USB connector allows for effortless connecting of USB devices.
SEE MORE GAME IN SURROUND MODE
Experience immersive gaming by expanding your gaming setup with 3 external displays in 4K UHD resolution with the Matrix Display technology. MSI Matrix Display with the latest Surround Mode technologies create an ideal environment for extreme gaming and pleasant multimedia entertainment.
SUPER CHARGE YOUR PHONE & GAMING GEAR
MSI Super Charger USB ports charge any connected device faster. It delivers more power than regular USB ports to your smartphone, tablet, USB game controller or portable console. Even when the system is turned off!
ULTRA 4K HD
Capable of Ultra 4K resolution, MSI Gaming Desktops offer incredibly sharp and crisp images, movies and gameplay.
|Model||Trident 3 8RA-225US|
|Highlights||MSI Trident 3 8RA-225US (Coffee Lake), Intel Core i5-8400 (2.8GHz - 4.0GHz) Processor, 8GB (1x 8GB) DDR4 2400MHz Memory, 1TB 7200RPM HDD, NVIDIA GeForce GTX1050 (2GB) GDDR5 Graphics Card, Microsoft Windows 10 Professional (64bit), Gigabit LAN, Intel Wireless-AC 3168, Bluetooth 5.0, VR Link, DisplayPorts, HDMI, USB 3.1 (Type C), USB 3.1, 2x USB 3.1 (Type A), 4x USB 2.0, Proprietary Thermal Kit included|
|Type||Intel Core i5-8400 Processor|
|# of Cores||6|
|# of Threads||6|
|Clock Speed||2.8 GHz|
|Max Turbo Frequency||4.0 GHz|
|Intel Smart Cache||9 MB|
|Operating System||Microsoft Windows 10 Professional (64bit)|
|GPU (Graphic Accelerator)||NVIDIA GeForce GTX1050 (2GB) GDDR5 Graphics Card|
|Standard Memory||8GB (1x 8GB) DDR4 2400MHz|
|Number of SODIMMS||2 Socket, Max Memory 32GB|
|Hard Drive & Optical Drive|
|HDD Capacity||1TB 7200RPM Hard Drive|
|Network / Communication||10/100/1000 Mbps LAN|
Intel Wireless-AC 3168 (433 Mbps)
Bluetooth 5.0 Smart Ready
|Audio||7.1 Channel HD Audio with Nahimic audio enhancer|
|Slots / Interface|
|Expansion Slots||1 x PCI-E 16X (Supports mini-ITX Graphics Card)|
|Video Port||2 x HDMI-out|
2 x DisplayPorts
1 x DVI-D Port
|Front I/O Port||1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type C|
2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type A (with Super Charger 2)
1 x Mic in
1 x Headphone out
1 x HDMI out (VR Link)
|Rear I/O Port||1 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Type A|
4 x USB2.0
1 x HDMI out
1 x HDMI in (connect Graphic card and front VR-Link port)
3 x OFC Audio jacks
1 x RJ45
|Keyboard||Non-gaming KB mouse|
|Dimension||13.63"x 2.83"x 9.15" (L x W x H)|
|Unit weight||6.99 lbs|
|Chassis Size||4.7 Liters|
|Manufacturer Warranty||1 Year Warranty|
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