Meet Jackhammer, GameCrate's First Editorial Rig

Just 24 hours ago, GameCrate welcomed the arrival of Jackhammer, our first editorial PC. Built by and named after GameCrate's own marketing manager, Jack Phung, the gaming computer will be used to benchmark and review the latest PC games. In addition to video game reviews, Jackhammer will also be used to benchmark hardware and gaming peripherals.

The Specs

The Genesis of Jackhammer

This is only the beginning

While already featuring impressive specs, Jackhammer is actually just a foundation for what is to come. In order to keep up with the breakneck speed at which the computer hardware industry moves, we'll be regularly upgrading Jackhammer with the latest parts. The benefits of this are two-fold: we'll be able to review (and admire) the graphics of PC games at their highest settings, and we'll also be able provide benchmarks that will serve as a baseline for those who want to recreate our results.


We already have our first update folks, thanks to commentator ProphetBeal. We've added:

Cooler: Enermax Liqtech 120x All-in-One Liquid Cooler





We've upgraded our old monitor to a spiffy new BenQ XL2430T gaming monitor!



What do you think of our build? What parts should we look to add in the future? Let us know in the comments below!