Quick Hit: Datorbox is the gaming PC you won't be ashamed to have in your living room

These handcrafted wooden PCs are handsome, as well as powerful

If you're looking for a machine to play the latest, most graphically intensive, games without having to make any compromises - dedicated gaming computers are the ultimate machines for the task. There's only one problem, most of them look extraterrestrial, like they're designed for a teenage boy's bedroom.

Enter the handsome Datorbox, a compact gaming system enclosed in a handcrafted wooden case.

This would look right at home in any man cave, and, despite the small form factor, still delivers monster performance, supporting 4K video and VR gaming. 

We know what you're thinking - gaming machines get hot - and heat and wood aren't a great combination, but the wooden casing is designed for optimised airflow. This means it won't spontaneously burst into flames and allows the machine to run quietly.

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If you want one for your man cave, you'll have to act fast. Datorbox is limited to just 50 units, each box handcrafted by Love Hultén himself in his studio in Sweden.

Prices start at €2099 (around £1900) for the i5-6400 & 128GB SSD Gamers edition, and rise to €2349 (around £2100) for the i7-6700 & 256GB SSD Gamers Deluxe edition. A custom colour finish costs and extra €59 (around £52).


GPU: Nvidia GTX 1060 3/6GB
CPU: Intel Core i5-6400 / i7-6700
Storage: 1TB + 128GB/256GB SSD
Rear Ports: Microphone / Line-in / Line-out / LAN / USB 3.1 / 4x USB 2.0 / Display port-out / HDMI-out / DVI-out / VR-Link / DC jack 
Front Ports front: USB 3.1 / line-out
Bluetooth, WIFI and VR-ready
Noise: 20db idle (34db at full load)
Weight: 3kg
Dimensions: 31x24x7cm

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