Immerse yourself into massive virtual worlds with the Codex R Gaming Desktop Computer from MSI. Embracing power and style, the Codex R gives you ample power to run a wide array of popular titles with ease, while providing a unique customizable look that stands out. A 2.90 GHz Intel Core i5 10th Gen processor rests at the heart of this build, giving you the capability run a wide variety of popular games. Equipped with 16GB DDR4 RAM allows you to multitask and run resource-demanding titles. The Codex R uses a 512GB solid-state drive and a 1TB hard-disk drive, providing enough room to store your ever growing digital library. With the dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti graphics card, you can experience high-quality visuals and intense graphic fidelity.
An array of connectivity options includes six USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A ports, suitable for resource demanding peripherals such as external storage drives. Two USB 2.0 ports are available for peripherals such as the included mouse and keyboard. Connect to wireless networks with Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) capabilities, giving you fast and reliable connection essential for competitive online gaming. If you prefer a wired connection, a Gigabit Ethernet port is also available. Integrated 7.1-channel audio immerses you into the battlefield, bringing high-definition sound that makes every explosion and footstep clear and impactful.
Raw Gaming Power
Boasting immense raw power, the Codex R gives you an i5 Intel Core 10th Gen processor, 16GB of DDR4 RAM, and the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti graphics card. Whether you are enjoying single-player titles or online competitive shooters, the Codex R pushes graphics, allowing you to fully immerse yourself into the battlefield. Additionally, MSI designed the Codex R for easy customization, allowing you to swap parts out effortlessly when the time comes for an upgrade.
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
Explore virtual worlds with the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti. Built upon Turing architecture, you get 6GB GDDR6 memory, suitable for playing a wide variety of popular titles. Capture high-definition photos and videos and make them pop with NVIDIA's integrated Ansel technology.
Connect a wide range of resource-demanding peripherals such as external drives to the Codex R with a total of six USB 3.2 Gen 1 and two USB 2.0 Type-A ports. Four USB 3.2 Gen 1 and two USB 2.0 Type-A ports are located on the back panel of the Codex R, along with two USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports easily accessible on the front panel.
Turn the Codex R into the centerpiece of your gaming area with integrated RGB lighting. Customize your lighting with an array of effects and modes that match your personal aesthetic. By simply pressing the MSI LED button, you can change various aspects on the fly.
Cool While Gaming
Equipped with four RGB-enabled fans, the Codex R promotes proper cooling that keeps temperatures low during prolonged gaming sessions. Three cooling fans pull cool air from the front, while one fan in the rear exhausts hot air out, keeping your rig nice and cool.
Dragon Center Software
MSI's exclusive Dragon Center software provides you with vast controls and customization, allowing you to optimize your experience. Gaming Mode adjusts settings and prioritizes the system for the best experience possible, while Game Highlights allows you to easily record and share your favorite moments. Monitor your system with MSI Companion and BIOS, giving you details about your hardware in real-time.
After its hiatus in Windows 8, the Start Menu has returned. Utilizing a combination of the traditional menu system and Windows 8's Live Tiles, the improved Start Menu gives you more information at a glance, showing notification information alongside your applications and other pinned items.
Microsoft's digital personal assistant, Cortana can answer your questions with information gleaned from both your device and the internet at large. You can type or even talk with her, if your system has a microphone. Using her Notebook, Cortana keeps track of your needs and wants, and she learns over time to improve her information gathering skills.
After nearly 20 years, Microsoft has finally replaced its Internet Explorer web browser. With Microsoft Edge, users can write directly on web pages and share notes with friends and colleagues. It also improves the online reading experience by adding a distraction-free mode and read-it-later functionality. Edge also has built-in Cortana integration; you can have her help you find a restaurant, make a reservation, and pull up directions without leaving your browser.
For Windows 10, Microsoft has unified the Windows Store. Now, apps for PCs, tablets, and phones will all be accessible from one place. And with support for Universal Apps, one version of an app can work across all your compatible devices automatically.
Windows 10 was designed for a variety of screen sizes and input styles, and with its Continuum feature, it automatically adapts to fit your needs. A Windows 10 tablet on its own requires a touch-centric approach, but attaching a mouse and keyboard will shift everything to a more traditional interface. You can even attach an external monitor to your Windows 10 phone for a near-desktop experience. But it's not just the operating system; Windows Universal Apps take advantage of Continuum as well.
Xbox on Windows 10
Gaming is a big focus of Windows 10. Xbox integration allows for PC players to match up against Xbox One players on supported games, and if you have an Xbox One, you can even stream compatible titles to your PC. Native support for recording with the new Game DVR feature makes it easy to capture and share your gameplay. The new DirectX12 takes better advantage of multi-core processors, giving games a performance boost, even on older hardware. Windows 10 also features native support for virtual reality headsets, such as the Oculus Rift.