Maingear's Beastly Alpha 34 AiO Sports Desktop Guts, Curved Display

Most all-in-one desktops were built for light computing, and, occasionally, a bit of gaming. Then the Maingear Alpha 34 came along. This beastly all-in-one claims to be the most powerful in the world, packing Intel's strongest desktop-grade processors, the highest-end graphics cards and a striking 34-inch 3K display. It's available now starting at $1,999.

The Alpha 34's specs read like those of a dedicated tower rather than a humble all-in-one. This monstrous machine can be outfitted with up to an 8-core Intel Extreme edition CPU or an 18-core Xeon processor and up to 32GB of RAM. It's similarly beefy in terms of graphics and flash storage, supporting Nvidia's highest-end cards (GeForce GTX 980 Ti and Titan X), AMD's Radeon R9 390X GPU and Samsung's 950 M.2 SSDs.

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The desktop's powerful internals are topped off by a 34-inch, 3840 x 1440-pixel curved display, which should do a fine job completely sucking you into your favorite games.

Unlike your typical all-in-one, the Alpha 34 is fully upgradeable, meaning you should be able to swap out components and graphics cards much like you would on a standard tower. The PC even sports liquid cooling, allowing you to crank your games to maximum settings without too much fear of overheating.

The Alpha 34's desktop-grade components and curved 3K display make it one of the most unique all-in-ones we've seen yet, and we're eager to put it through its paces. Stay tuned for our full review.

Michael Andronico

Mike Andronico is Senior Writer at CNNUnderscored. He was formerly Managing Editor at Tom's Guide, where he wrote extensively on gaming, as well as running the show on the news front. When not at work, you can usually catch him playing Street Fighter, devouring Twitch streams and trying to convince people that Hawkeye is the best Avenger.