Back To Top

Introducing Windows 11

A new Windows experience, bringing you closer to the people and things you love.

Configure Now
Game Pass
FAQ

A fresh perspective with PCSpecialist and Windows 11

Windows 11 provides a calm and creative space for pursuing your passions through a fresh experience. From a rejuvenated Start menu to new ways to connect to your favourite people, news, games, and content—Windows 11 is the place to think, express, and create in a natural way.

Maximize your productivity

Access the apps you need, stay organized, and easily navigate with tools like Snap layouts and multiple desktops.

New ways to connect

Connect instantly to the people you care about right from your desktop with Microsoft Teams. Call or chat for free all day, regardless of what device they’re on.1

Your content, curated by you

With Microsoft Edge and a multitude of Widgets you can choose from, you can quickly stay up to date with the news, information, and entertainment that matters most to you.2 Easily find the apps you need and the programmes you love to watch in the new Microsoft Store.

Playtime. Anytime.

Windows 11 takes gaming to a whole new level with graphic capabilities that rival reality.4 Discover your next favourite game with Xbox Game Pass, giving you access to over 100 high-quality games (membership sold separately).3

Find out More

Windows 11 with PCSpecialist

Build your next dream system today with PCSpecialist. Configure with Windows 11 and experience a new Windows, bringing you closer to the people and things you love.

Shop for a new PC

Windows 11 is available now across our range of configurators. Shop now and build your custom PC with PCSpecialist or have a look at our recommended specifications below!

Shop now

Recommended Specifications

Cobalt Elite

Cobalt-Elite

From €1,380 inc VAT and delivery.

  • Intel® Core™ i5-10600K
  • GIGABYTE B560M DS3H (rev. 1.0)
  • 8GB Corsair VENGEANCE 2400MHz
  • 8GB GEFORCE RTX 2060 SUPER
  • 256GB PCS 2.5" SSD

Fusion XT

Fusion-XT

From €1,590 inc VAT and delivery.

  • AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
  • GIGABYTE B550 GAMING X V2
  • 16GB Corsair VENGEANCE 3200MHz
  • 12GB NVIDIA GEFORCE RTX 3060
  • 2TB SEAGATE BARRACUDA HDD

Cobalt Pro

Cobalt-Pro

From €2,190 inc VAT and delivery.

  • Intel® Core™ i7-10700KF
  • GIGABYTE Z590 AORUS ELITE AX
  • 16GB Corsair VENGEANCE RGB PRO 3200MHz
  • 12GB AMD RADEON™ RX 6700 XT
  • 2TB SEAGATE BARRACUDA HDD

COBALT ULTRA

COBALT-ULTRA

From €2,780 inc VAT and delivery.

  • Intel® Core™ i9-11900K
  • GIGABYTE Z590 AORUS ELITE AX
  • 16GB Corsair VENGEANCE RGB PRO 3200MHz
  • 8GB ASUS STRIX GEFORCE RTX 3070 Ti
  • 1TB SEAGATE BARRACUDA HDD

FUSION ULTRA

FUSION-ULTRA

From €2,990 inc VAT and delivery.

  • AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
  • GIGABYTE X570 GAMING X
  • 32GB Corsair VENGEANCE RGB PRO 3200MHz
  • 10GB NVIDIA GEFORCE RTX 3080
  • 2TB SEAGATE BARRACUDA HDD

Fusion Goliath

Fusion-Goliath

From €4,150 inc VAT and delivery.

  • AMD Ryzen 9 5950X
  • GIGABYTE X570 GAMING X
  • 16GB Corsair VENGEANCE RGB PRO 3200MHz
  • 24GB NVIDIA GEFORCE RTX 3090
  • 2TB SEAGATE BARRACUDA HDD

Frequently Asked Questions

What’s the difference between Windows 10 and Windows 11?

Windows 11 has all the power and security of Windows 10 with a redesigned and refreshed look. It also comes with new tools, sounds, and apps. Every detail has been considered. All of it comes together to bring you a refreshing experience on your PC.

When can I buy a PC that comes pre-installed with Windows 11?

PCs with Windows 11 pre-installed will be available October 5th 2021.

I want to buy a PC now, will I be able to install New Windows later?

Most Windows 10 PCs currently being sold will be able to upgrade to New Windows. For the PC to be able to upgrade to New Windows, it must meet the minimum hardware specifications and specific hardware is required for some features found here. The upgrade rollout plan is still being finalised but is scheduled to begin late in 2021 and continue into 2022. Specific timing will vary by device.

How do I know if a new Windows 10 PC I’m considering meets the minimum requirements?

There are a few ways to find out. If you’re currently shopping for a new PC look for “Free upgrade to Windows 11” on the configurator page. Please contact PCSpecialist should you have any queries.

When will I be able to upgrade to Windows 11 on my Windows 10 device?

If your existing Windows 10 PC is running Windows 10 20H1 or later and meets the minimum hardware specifications it will be able to upgrade to Windows 11. The upgrade rollout plan is still being finalized, but for most devices already in use today, we expect it to be ready sometime in early 2022. Not all Windows 10 PCs that are eligible to upgrade will be offered to upgrade at the same time. To see if your PC is eligible to upgrade, refer to the specifications here. Once the upgrade rollout has started, you can check if it is ready for your device by going to Settings/Windows Updates. Similar to how end users are notified when updates are available in Windows 10, end users will see an indication in the notification areas of the taskbar in the bottom right, that the upgrade is available. More information on how that is presented will be available at a later date. Additional desktop notification options may be also be added at a later date.

What are the minimum hardware requirements for Windows 11?

The minimum hardware requirements are available here.

How do I know if my current Windows 10 PC meets the hardware requirements for Windows 11?

If you’d like to see if your current PC meets the minimum requirements, you can refer to the minimium specifications here.

What if my PC doesn’t meet the minimum hardware specifications? Can I stay on Windows 10?

Yes! Windows 10 continues to be a great version of Windows. Microsoft has committed to supporting Windows 10 through October 14, 2025.

How will I know when the upgrade is available for my Windows 10 PC?

Upgrades to Windows 11 will begin to roll out late in 2021 and continue into 2022. During this time, we will be doing some behind the scenes testing and validating for your specific PC. Windows Update will provide an indication if and when your PC is eligible. You can check to see by going to Settings/Windows Update. Similar to how end users are notified when updates are available in Windows 10, end users will see an indication in the notification areas of the taskbar in the bottom right, that the upgrade is available. More information on how that is presented will be available at a later date. Additional desktop notification options may be also be added at a later date.

How much does it cost to upgrade from Windows 10 to Windows 11?

It’s free. But only Windows 10 PCs that are running Windows 10 20H1 or later and meet the minimum hardware specifications will be able to upgrade. You can check to see if you have the latest updates for Windows 10 in Settings/Windows Update.

How long will the free upgrade offer last?

The free upgrade offer does not have a specific end date for eligible systems. However, Windows reserves the right to eventually end support for the free offer. This end date will be no sooner than one year from general availability.

What is an upgrade vs. an update?

An update can consist of bug and security fixes and new features in a version of Windows. They tend to roll out throughout the year. An upgrade is when you change versions, for example moving from Windows 10 to Windows 11. Or moving editions from Windows Home to Windows Pro.

Can I keep using Windows 10?

Yes. You do not have to upgrade to Windows 11. Microsoft will continue to support Windows 10 until October 14, 2025.

Does Windows 11 take up more space on my PC than Windows 10?

No. Windows 10 and Windows 11 require approximately the same amount of disk space. During the upgrade process, however, extra space is required. Windows will clean up this extra disk space about ten days after the upgrade is complete.

Is Windows 11 a Windows 10 replacement?

Windows 11 is the newest version of Windows. However, we will continue to support Windows 10 until October of 2025.

If I upgrade to Windows 11 what will happen to my files?

By default, all your files and data will transfer. However, we recommend backing up your files before installation. Learn more about OneDrive PC folder Backup here.

Can I go back to Windows 10 after I upgrade if I don’t like Windows 11?

Yes. After you have installed the Windows 11 upgrade there is a 10 day period where you can move back to Windows 10 while keeping files and data that you brought along with you. After the 10 days you will need to back up your data and do a “clean install” to move back to Windows 10.

How long does it take to install Windows 11?

Downloading and installing Windows 10 will most likely take longer than a typical Windows 10 feature update. You can use your PC while you’re downloading it and then you have the option to schedule the install to happen at a specific time when you aren’t planning on using your PC.

Can I upgrade my Windows 10 PC to Windows 11 if I’m running S mode?

If your PC meets the minimum hardware specifications, the Windows 10 Home edition in S mode can upgrade to the Windows 11 Home edition in S mode. If your Windows 10 PC is running the Pro edition in S mode you will need to switch out of S mode to upgrade to Windows 11 Pro. Windows 11 Pro edition is not available in S mode.

1. Hardware such as mic and camera may be required. Internet access required, service fees may apply.

2. Internet access required. Service fees may apply.

3. Certain features require specific hardware, see https://www.microsoft.com/windows/windows-11-specifications.

4. Upgrade rollout plan is being finalized and is scheduled to begin late in 2021 and continue into 2022. Specific timing will vary by device. Certain features require specific hardware, see https://www.microsoft.com/windows/windows-11-specifications.

5. Internet access required. Service fees may apply. Microsoft account (MSA) required for free 5 GB storage; Additional storage available separately at an additional cost or with a Microsoft 365 subscription.

We use cookies to provide you with a better service. Carry on browsing if you're happy with this, or read our privacy policy here.