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MAINGEAR Hits Gamers Sweet Spot with AMD’s New Radeon HD 6800 Series Graphics

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Posted October 22, 2010 by Kevin in News

Kenilworth, New Jersey – October 21th – MAINGEAR, an award-winning PC system builder of custom desktops, notebooks, workstations and media centers, gives pc enthusiasts a reason to grin about by offering the new AMD RADEONTMHD 6850 and AMD RADEONTM HD 6870 graphics solutions on their award-winning desktop systems.

The new AMD RADEONTMHD 6800 series graphics offer the fastest sub-150 watt graphics performance, providing both a lower power consumption and a lower price that appeal to gamers and PC enthusiasts alike. The AMD RAEDONTM HD 6850 and HD 6870 both support DirectX ? 11 and come equipped with AMD Eyefinity multi-display technology for immersive entertainment and enhanced productivity. Both graphics solutions also offer 1GB DDR5 video memory, 2 DVI, 2 mini-display ports and 1 HDMI output while the AMD RADEONTM HD 6870 offers a higher core clock speed of 900 MHz and more stream processors totaling 1120 for increased performance.

These powerful yet affordable graphics solutions will be available on all MAINGEAR desktops; although consumers looking for a great price to performance system will be looking specifically at the MAINGEAR VYBE and X-CUBE. The VYBE will offer a single card solution of both video cards and the X-CUBE will offer both the HD 6850 and HD 6870 in a CrossFirexTM technology configuration.

Vybe Highlights:

* MAINGEAR Vybe full ATX expansion with a Micro-ATX footprint
* 100% brushed aluminum for sturdy lightweight and cool enclosure
* CPU overclocking with the Intel? CoreTM i7-875k Extreme Edition processor
* Single graphics solutions of AMD RADEONTM HD 6850 or HD 6870
* Up to 8GB of DDR3-1333 memory
* Offer Solid State hard drives up to 512GB or 2TB 7200RPM HD in Supporting RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 1+0, and RAID 5
* Up to three noise-dampening hard drive mounting to keep vibrations to a minimum and reducing noise

* Up to a 750W power supply
* Acoustic Dampening to lower the overall system noise
* Starting at price of SHIFT is $775

X-Cube Highlights:

* A no-compromise, fully-featured high performance PC in a box about the size of a shoebox
* Unique ventilation draws in air from the sides and is exhausted through the graphics card, power supply, and a top-mounted fan – keep your system 100% even during intense computational activities.
* Choice of the Intel? CoreTM i5 and i7 processors or AMD Athlon II X4 and Phenom II X4 processors
* Single or dual graphics solutions of AMD RADEONTM HD 6850 or HD 6870
* Up to 24GB DDR3-1600MHz
* Offer Solid State hard drives up to 256GB, or up to 2TB of 7200RPM HD in RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 1+0, and RAID 5

* Optional cross-flow fan for added cooling
* Front access ports USB, Firewire, mic and headphone
* Starting at price of SHIFT is $845

“With AMD’s RadeonTM HD 6800 series graphics, our customers will have even more options to customize a price to performance system.” said Wallace Santos, CEO and Founder of MAINGEAR. “With its affordable price, customers have the freedom to increase their memory, hard drive or processor capabilities; it’s a win-win for everyone.”

“MAINGEAR desktops with AMD RadeonTM HD 6800 series graphics cards can help gamers take their play to the next level with industry-leading image quality, support for the immersive, wraparound experience of AMD Eyefinity technology, and the full spectrum of DirectX 11 technologies that developers have embraced faster than any other DirectX API before it,” said David Cummings, director, Product Management, AMD GPU Business. “Users of MAINGEAR desktop products with AMD RadeonTM HD 6800 series graphics can be certain they are getting a cutting edge gaming rig that is ready for today’s DirectX 11 titles.”

All of MAINGEAR products are supported with lifetime labor and phone support with one to three year hardware warranty. For more information about MAINGEAR’s desktops with AMD Radeon HD 6800 graphic solutions, click http://www.maingear.com/custom/computers/index.php

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