on your new R1 Compact Gaming Desktop

Welcome to the world of the Versus R-Series. Prepare to enjoy the best of the best, and experience gaming like never before.

Before you get started, take a moment to go over this setup guide to ensure you get the most out of your system!

Graphics Card Installation

Before getting started, make sure the system is turned off and disconnected from any power source

Detailed Graphics Card Install Instructions

1. Remove front panel from the case.

  • Swing the case front panel open, and gently lift it upwards off its hinge
  • Set aside in a safe place for reinstallation later

2. Remove the two thumbscrews from the rear GPU mounting point on the case

  • Note: Remove the two thumb screws in line with the slots left open in the back of the case and the top PCIe lane on the motherboard.
  • Set aside in a safe place for reinstallation later

3. Make sure GPU retention clip is in the open position

  • Note: The graphics card will be installed in the top full sized (16x) PCIe lane

4. Insert the Graphics card into the Motherboard PCIe Lane

  • Carefully align the Graphics Card interface with the top full sized PCIE lane and open slots in the rear of the case
  • Make sure the graphics card is lined up with the PCIe lane before attempting to insert the Graphics Card, improper alignment could damage the PCIe lane
  • Gently press the Graphics Card into place until the retention clip locks into the closed position
  • Avoid applying any downward or upward pressure on the Graphics Card when inserting the Graphics Card into the PCIe lane.

5. Install the two thumbscrews into the rear GPU mounting bracket on the case

  • Line up the holes in the Graphics card mounting bracket with the holes in the graphics card mounting area
  • Take care not to over tighten or strip the thumbscrews

6. Connect the GPU power cables

  • The connectors are keyed, they will only go in one way
  • Take extra care not to apply downward pressure to the during this step

7. Reinstall the front panel onto the case.

  • Line up the pins on the case with the holes in the hinges on the front panel
  • Gently lower the front panel onto the hinges, and gently swing the front panel closed once fully seated

8. Connect Your Display

  • Connect your display to the rear output area of the graphics card with an approprite cable

Time to Get Started

Basic System Setup

1. Connect the WiFi antenna to the back of the motherboard. Alternatively, an ethernet cable can be used in place of a wireless connection.

2. Connect your display with an appropriate cable (Display Port, HDMI, etc.). Make sure to connect the cable to the back of the graphics card.

3. Connect your mouse and keyboard to the USB ports located on the back of the system.

4. Connect your PC to a power source , and ensure the power switch on the power supply is in the on position.

5. Press the power button to power on the system.

Recommended Software

Places to get Games

Recommended Settings

Please take a look at the following settings to ensure your system is operating at its full potential.

Nvidia Control Panel Settings

To access the Nvidia Control Panel, right click on your desktop, and select Nvidia Control Panel from the menu that appears.
Note: Settings will vary slightly depending on what display the system is connected to.

1. Ensure the display is set to its maximum refresh rate and resolution

  • Once in the Nvidia Control Panel, select Change Desktop Resolution from the menu on the left, it is found underneath Display
  • Find Resolution and make sure the display is set to the correct resolution.
  • Find Refresh Rate and make it is set to the maximum available option.

2. Configure V-Sync or G-Sync

  • Inside the Nvidia Control Panel, find and select Manage 3D Settings in the menu on the left.
  • Scroll down and locate Vertical Sync and make sure it is set to Use 3D Application Setting
  • If your display supports G-Sync, and you would like to use it, navigate to G-Sync in the menu on the left, and click the box labled G-Sync