The Codex R 10th and the MEG Trident X 10th desktop PCs have been revealed by MSI, which are based on Intel’s 10th Gen CPUs and aimed at those looking for smaller PC builds. The MEG Trident X features the best components currently offered on the market, with the Codex R featuring components that are more middle-of-the-road and has a slightly bigger form factor. Of course, this will also come with a more affordable price point.
The GeForce RTX 2080 Ti is featured in the MEG Trident X, which is the top of the line option from Nvidia. The 2070 super is offered on the cheapest model. The Core i0-10900K from Intel’s Comet Lake-S is also included, which is also the best processor currently available. The motherboard is from the Z490 line, with the other two models featuring Core i7-107000(F) processor. The top model has a U-DIMM DDR4 64GB (32G*2) RAM, with the other two models featuring U-DIMM DDR4 32GB (16GB*2).
A 1TB SSD is featured in all three models, with the top model featuring the SSD and a 1TB hard drive. All three models also have the same connectivity and audio with the Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200 2×2 802.11ax (2.4Gbos) and 7.1 Channel HD Audio with Nahimic audio enhancer. The dimensions for all three models are 5.1” x 15.06” x 15.6” at a weight of 14.44 lbs.
MSI’s Codex R models are more affordable thanks to components that are not as powerful. The top model has the GeForce RTX 2060, whereas the other model featuring a GTX 1660 Super 6G GDDR6. The motherboard is a B460. The processor for the top model is Intel’s Core i7-10700F, with the other model being the Core i5-10400F. The top model’s RAM is the U-DIMM DDR4 16GB (8G*2), with the other model having the U-DIMM 8GB (8G*1).
A 512GB SSD are featured in both models, which can be manually upgraded. The Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200 2×2 802.11ax (2.4Gbps) and 7.1 Channel HD Audio with Audio boost are also featured in both models. Both models all share the same dimension of 17.05″ x 8.27″ x 19.65″ at a weight of 26.45 lbs