ESL reveals £1500 branded PC exclusive to Currys PC World

ESL UK has today revealed the ESL Certified Esports PC, the first-ever ESL branded system.

Built in partnership with Intel, Currys PC World and PC Specialist, the ESL Certified Esports PC made its debut at EGX today at the Birmingham NEC. It's the first time the ESL brand has arrived on the UK High Street.

It's available for £1,499.99 exclusively from Currys PC World Online here.

The system has been built to deliver high-end performance for all major esports titles including CSGO, Rainbow Six Siege, League of Legends and more. Components selected by PC Specialist include a Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 graphics card and unlocked Intel Core i7-8700K processor.

The full specs are as follows:

  • Unlocked Intel core i7-8700K processor 
  • Nvidia GTX 1070 8GB Graphics Card
  • 16GB RAM
  • 2TB HDD
  • 256 Intel NVMe SSD
  • Realtek Gigabit LAN
  • 2 x 2 AC Wifi

"It's fantastic to be involved designing a PC specifically for esports on the High Street," said James Dean, UK managing director at ESL. "The demand for esports-first hardware is here to stay in the UK, and, by offering our Esports PC with high street retailers, we can open up high-end PC gaming to a whole new audience."

Intel's UK gaming and esports lead Scott Gillingham said Intel was proud to have teamed up to work on the system. 

Nick Hayden, head of gaming for Currys PC World, added: "This is the beginning of an exciting journey for ESL Certified Esports PC and we are delighted to be involved, bringing true esport hardware to the UK."

EGX visitors will be able to try out the PC for the first time at the PC Specialist and Intel booths located in the ESL Arena, Hall 20. Zone 2. The PCs will also be powering the ESL UK Hearthstone Premiership Finals, taking place on the Main Stage of ESL Arena throughout the weekend. 

Previous UK esports-branded PCs in the past have included FM-esports systems.

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