Overclockers UK Spectra prebuilt gaming PC range comes to market



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Overclockers UK is a brand synonymous with gaming PCs in the UK, offering quality options no matter the budget. The major PC retailer recently introduced its latest range of gaming PCs to the world – Spectra. The Spectra lineup brings the same quality we have come to expect from OCUK, only now with Windows 11 pre-installed in every system.

OCUK, based out of Staffordshire, is famous in the PC enthusiast community, and generally offers hardware with superb performance at competitive prices. Overclockers have a solid reputation in the gaming industry, with excellent customer service and a long history of quality PC building practice.

The Spectra gaming PC lineup

The Spectra systems in question are OCUKs latest custom-built range, with six differently spec’d systems to choose from. Regardless if you are looking for an entry-level gaming PC or an all-singing-all-dancing 4K machine, Spectra has you covered. These systems are built using off-the-shelf parts and ship with three years of warranty, covering parts and labour.

These plug-and-play computers are designed for the casual gamer, and you hardcore nerds too, working straight out of the box with no fuss, and Windows 11 pre-installed. As you can probably tell by the name ‘Spectra’, each model is split into a spectrum of colors and named accordingly.

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The Spectra Jade in all its glory

Spectra range:

  • Crimson – Entry-level 1080p gaming
  • Amber – Budget 1080p gaming
  • Jade – Mid-tier 1440p gaming
  • Celeste – Premium 1440p gaming
  • Azure – Affordable 4K gaming
  • Indigo – High-end 4K gaming

View the entire Spectra gaming PC range here

While obviously every system in the lineup can run games in 1080p, the Crimson and Amber prebuilts are the two go-to options for those who need something affordable.

Spectra Crimson gaming PC

The Crimson PC is the cheapest in the lineup, featuring everything you need for an entry-level experience. This is ideal for new PC gamers and best suited for those who game casually.

Specifications:

  • CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 5600G APU
  • RAM: 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 3200MHz
  • Motherboard: AMD A520
  • Storage: 250GB SSD & 1TB HDD
  • Case: Kolink Inspire Series K6 ARGB Mirco-ATX
  • PSU: 600W
  • Operating system: Windows 11 Home 64-bit

Costing just £599.99, the Spectra Crimson can be upgraded down the line, however, you can easily hit decent frame rates in esports titles with the onboard RX Vega graphics alone.


Spectra Amber gaming PC

The Amber is a budget gaming PC and a setup up from the Crimson, offering a dedicated GPU. If you are looking to hit high frames in your favorite esports titles, or play AAA games in 1080p, this is going to be the perfect prebuilt gaming PC for you.

Specifications:

  • CPU: Intel Core i3 12100F 
  • GPU: Nvidia RTX 3050 OC
  • RAM: 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 3200MHz
  • Motherboard: Intel H610
  • Storage: 1TB SSD
  • Case: Kolink Citadel Mesh RGB
  • PSU: 500W
  • Operating system: Windows 11 Home 64-bit

Retailing at £949.99, the Spectra Amber is well-positioned as a strong budget gaming computer. The RTX 3050 has Nvidia’s DLSS technology, enabling you to push frames further when playing your favorite AAA title. This system is also capable of high frame rates in competitive esports titles, meaning you can take advantage of a higher refresh rate monitor.


Spectra Jade gaming PC

The Spectra Jade gaming PC is a mid-range beast that performs exceptionally well in 1440p and below. This system also has some 4K performance but is ideal for those who want high frames in 2K. So, if you are looking to play your favorite AAA titles in glorious detail, or want to push the highest FPS in esports titles, the Jade is the perfect mid-tier option.

Specifications:

  • CPU: Intel Core i5-12400F
  • GPU: Asus RTX 3060 Dual OC (12GB)
  • RAM: Team Group Vulcan Z T-Force 16GB (2X8) DDR4 3200MHz
  • Motherboard: Asus Prime B660M-A wifi
  • Storage: 1TB WD Blue 2.5″ SSD
  • PSU: Kolink Classic 600w 80-Plus Bronze
  • Case: Kolink Citadel Glass SE Micro-ATX
  • Operating system: Windows 11 Home 64-bit

The Spectra Jade retails at £1,149.95 and offers the best balance in terms of price to performance.