The Large Pixel Collider, THE STRONGEST GAMING PC EVER

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#1 Posted by Blabadon (26654 posts) -

http://www.pcgamer.com/2013/11/18/introducing-the-large-pixel-collider-a-computer-of-uncomfortable-power/

http://lpc.pcgamer.com/

"Nothing delights us more than building a nice computer. Except for, well, building an irresponsibly powerful one. Today we'd like you to meet the Large Pixel Collider, the most inspiring, dangerous, and liver-damagingly potent PC we've ever built.

We’ve assembled the LPC not as a quiet monument, but as an instrument that we'll use to produce cool content. It's our Excalibur, our Mjölnir, our Magic School Bus. At the heart of the system are four GTX Titans, which we’ll use to capture gameplay video with every visual setting turned up. With 2560x1440 as our starting point, we'll ramp up in the coming months to 4K, 5K, and beyond. You'll be able to watch all of our footage and experiments on the PC Gamer YouTube channel.

We also want the LPC to continually express what’s possible on Our Dear Platform. We’ll swap in new parts whenever we believe we can increase performance, and we’ll haul it with us to trade shows like PAXfor you to see, hug, and take photos with like some sort of shopping mall Santa Claus* that can run Battlefield 4 at 7680x1440. We've even built a special lair for the system at www.pcgamer.com/LPC, where we'll track the progress of the build.

PC gaming is wonderful. We’re jazzed that we get to build an absurd computer and share the results with you. Arma 3, embedded below, is our first video test of the LPC, and tomorrow we’ll post footage from Metro: Last Light. Pledge loyalty to @pixelcollider for updates, high-resolution photos, and to generally be exposed to our madness."

SHIT SON

#2 Posted by Nengo_Flow (9853 posts) -

Lol large Pixel collider, pretty clever

#3 Edited by CrownKingArthur (4895 posts) -

this is what wii u should have been.

#4 Posted by Jankarcop (9627 posts) -

ps4 is more powerful, gddr

#5 Posted by LegatoSkyheart (25600 posts) -

@CrownKingArthur said:

this is what PS4 should have been.

fixed that for you.

#6 Posted by SinjinSmythe (789 posts) -

*lights in neighborhood dim as it powers up*

Truly awesome.

#7 Posted by metal_zombie (2288 posts) -

if there's power blackouts we know who to blame seriously overkill lol

#8 Posted by bobbetybob (19291 posts) -

Isn't the 780ti already better than the Titan? Or are Titans better for SLI because of drivers and stuff.

#9 Edited by Pray_to_me (2877 posts) -

Nice. The new Wow Expansion pack should run very smooth.

#10 Posted by Jankarcop (9627 posts) -

@Pray_to_me said:

Nice. The new Wow Expansion pack should run very smooth.

I'm sure it'll run more than 900p at 20 fps. lol ps4

#11 Posted by -Unreal- (24544 posts) -

Whatever they have in there, I'm sure it can be bested. Already I'm thinking 4xGTX 780Ti's instead of Titans.

#12 Posted by Fishsticklover (247 posts) -

@LegatoSkyheart said:

@CrownKingArthur said:

this is what Hermit's low spec computers should have been.

fixed that for you.

Fixed

#13 Posted by 6_Dead_360s (1663 posts) -

@bobbetybob said:

Isn't the 780ti already better than the Titan? Or are Titans better for SLI because of drivers and stuff.

4 way sli scaling is garbage no matter what, and yes, the 780ti is faster than the titan. I wouldn't be surprised if 4 290X's are faster due only to marginally better scaling.

#14 Posted by danjammer69 (4122 posts) -

@Blabadon:

Damn Blab, thanks for the heads up on that vid/article. Amazing machine. It is so damn pretty and clean.

Changed my underwear 4 fking times during that video. (1 for each Titan).

The case is a damned behemoth. Holy shit that was amazing. I cannot even imagine how much that would raise someones power bill (Not that you would be worried about such a thing if you owned that)

#15 Posted by Pray_to_me (2877 posts) -

@Jankarcop said:

@Pray_to_me said:

Nice. The new Wow Expansion pack should run very smooth.

I'm sure it'll run more than 900p at 20 fps. lol ps4

Hey I hear there's a new mod for gta4. lol Pc

#16 Posted by MajesticShea (695 posts) -

Still won't run PS2 as well as PS$ will.

#17 Posted by Jankarcop (9627 posts) -

@Pray_to_me said:

@Jankarcop said:

@Pray_to_me said:

Nice. The new Wow Expansion pack should run very smooth.

I'm sure it'll run more than 900p at 20 fps. lol ps4

Hey I hear there's a new mod for gta4. lol Pc

I hear PS4 almost had a high scoring exclusive. lol PS4th place.

#18 Posted by MonsieurX (30462 posts) -

@majesticshea said:

Still won't run PS2 as well as PS$ will.

PS4 is running PS2 games?

#19 Posted by AmazonTreeBoa (16745 posts) -

That looks like it would be a blast of fun to put together.

#20 Posted by AmazonTreeBoa (16745 posts) -

@MonsieurX said:

@majesticshea said:

Still won't run PS2 as well as PS$ will.

PS4 is running PS2 games?

No, PS$ is. :P

#21 Posted by whiskeystrike (12068 posts) -

yeah but won't it be outdated in about half a year?

#22 Posted by AmazonTreeBoa (16745 posts) -

@whiskeystrike said:

yeah but won't it be outdated in about half a year?

2 months tops.