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CYBERPOWERPC Configurator Lets You Build a Dream Custom SFF Mini-ITX PC Machine

CYBERPOWERPC Configurator Lets You Build a Dream Custom SFF Mini-ITX PC Machine   CITY of INDUSTRY, CA (July 2, 2014) – CyberPower Inc. www.cyberpowerpc.com, a global manufacturer of custom gaming PCs, today unveiled its custom small form factor (SFF) configurator, which allows customers to choose from a carefully selected menu of high-end components to build the custom SFF Mini-ITX gaming rig of their dreams. As far as performance goes, the sky is the limit. The CYBERPOWERPC design and engineering teams worked hard to stuff enough processing, graphics and cooling power into these pint-sized machines to rival any full-size desktop PC. According to CyberPower Inc., small form factor gaming systems have traditionally been limited from the start because of their inability to support many advanced options. For example, most designs were limited to 1U, 2U server or SFX power supplies, which are more difficult to upgrade and are often not powerful enough for high-end graphics cards. Customers start first with a wide selection of SFF gaming chassis that have the headroom to support full size graphics, liquid cooling and other advanced components. Selections include the Corsair Obsidian 250D, BitFenix Prodigy SFF, Fractal Design Node 304 and more. The SFF Configurator will offer the latest 4th Generation Intel Core processors including the screaming fast, unlocked Intel Core i7-4790K “Devil’s Canyon” chip that starts at 4.0GHz. All processors will be mounted to a Mini-ITX...



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New Puget Systems Peak Quad Socket Workstations

Puget Systems Launches New Quad CPU Workstations   With up to 64 cores and 1TB of memory, the new workstations from Puget Systems offer not only extreme performance, but also excellent cooling and quiet operation.   Puget Systems has been providing quad socket workstations for years now. Today, we refresh that product with a new duo of quad socket workstations that offer even more capacity, better cooling, and quieter operation. Models and Features Peak Quad Intel Xeon Peak Quad AMD Opteron Quad Intel Xeon CPU Up to 48 CPU cores Up to 1TB memory Intel Phi ready NVIDIA Tesla ready Quad AMD Opteron CPU Up to 64 CPU cores Up to 1TB memory NVIDIA Tesla ready The new Peak Quad CPU workstations come in both Intel and AMD varieties. Our intention with this refresh is to take some of the highest performance workstation configurations available today and make them something you can put in your lab or office. Most workstations and servers of this caliber come with a prohibitive noise level but the Peak line of workstations solves this problem while still providing excellent cooling and long component lifespan. In addition to supporting four CPUs, these workstations also support other high performance options such as large SSD arrays and accelerator cards including Intel Xeon Phi and NVIDIA Tesla. Most importantly, we have designed these workstations to be flexible. With systems at this level, it is typical for us to plan, design, implement and test a custom solution fo...



CYBERPOWERPC Debuts Suitcase-size FANG Battlebox to Level Your LAN Party Competition

 CYBERPOWERPC Debuts Suitcase-size FANG Battlebox to Level Your LAN Party Competition CITY of INDUSTRY, CA (June 9, 2014) – CyberPower Inc. a manufacturer of custom gaming machines, notebook systems, and high performance workstations, has a secret weapon that you can easily tote to your next LAN party. The company debuts its FANG Battlebox today, a high- performance gaming rig stuffed inside a suitcase-like shell that you can carry anywhere. The FANG Battlebox is small and portable, but has the headroom to accommodate high-end hardware like quad-core CPUs, dual-loop liquid cooling, and full-length graphics cards such as the AMD Radeon™ R9 295X2 and NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX TITAN Z GPU. The use of all standard components means the configuration possibilities for this small machine are endless. With the FANG Battlebox you can arrive at your next LAN party ready to dominate. CYBERPOWERPC took all that gaming hardware and crammed it into a suitcase form factor. The FANG Battlebox’s unique carrying handle and ideal weight distribution allows for easy transportation to LAN parties. It can even fit in airline overhead compartments after it’s done attracting attention at the check-in line. The portability of the FANG Battlebox allows it to function flawlessly in many environments because CYBERPOWERPC compartmentalized cooling in the chassis to help isolate and remove heat from various components efficiently and without obstruction. The FANG Battlebox also supports liquid co...



ASUS Republic of Gamers Launches Wide Array of Products at Computex 2014

ASUS Republic of Gamers Launches Wide Array of Products at Computex 2014 – Gaming focused products include the new G20 desktop, GR8 console PC, GX500 notebook, Maximus VII Formula, Impact and Crossblade Ranger motherboards, plus the Ares III graphics card and SWIFT PG278Q Display – Fremont, CA (June 3, 2014) – ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today displayed at Computex 2014 its new line-up of products for gamers in pursuit of portability, class leading design and extreme performance. These exciting products include the powerhouse G20 small-form-factor desktop, the GR8 that delivers PC gaming power in a console design and the ultra-thin, ultra-cool GX500 gaming notebook. To tantalize gaming and performance enthusiasts, ROG also showcased the flagship Z97-based Maximus VII Formula, Maximus VII Impact mini-ITX powerhouse, Crossblade Ranger — ROG’s first AMD FM2+ gaming motherboard — and the limited-edition Ares III, the world’s fastest graphics card powered by dual Radeon™ Hawaii XT GPUs and cooled by a custom-designed EK water block. Commenting on ROG’s Computex 2014 presentation, ASUS Chairman Jonney Shih said, “Performance is what we live and breathe for at ROG. Our design aesthetics are about creating a sense of pride and belonging, way beyond the use of lines or colors. We take it upon ourselves to transform your desires and imagination into a myriad of products that are both beautiful and powerful — to deliver an epic gaming experience. T...



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Phanteks Enthoo Pro Full Tower

Phanteks has been on the forefront in manufacturing thermal solutions. They are known for their high performance fans and air coolers. Phanteks this year took the industry by surprise when the company ventured into computer case manufacturing. They introduced the award winning Phanteks Enthoo Primo full tower chassis, specifically targeting the computer enthusiast, and water cooling aficionado. Today will be looking at the Phanteks Enthoo Pro Full Tower. This is a scaled down. budget version of the coveted Enthoo Primo. The Enthoo Pro is somewhat similar looking, sporting many of the distinct features and design cues of its predecessor. It includes multiple radiator support, modular HD cages, a power supply shroud, and a brushed aluminum look. The Phanteks Enthoo Pro is available in both a windowed and non-windowed version; read on as we take an up close and personal look into this budget friendly chassis and see how it stacks up against its bigger brother.



MSI Ships GS70 Stealth Pro and GS60 Ghost Pro 3K Gaming Notebooks

  MSI Ships GS70 Stealth Pro and GS60 Ghost Pro 3K Gaming Notebooks   Ultra-slim gaming laptops equipped with NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 870M graphics, Super RAID technology and 3K display now available for unmatched mobile gaming experience     City of Industry, Calif. – May 6, 2014 – MSI Computer Corp, a leading manufacturer of computer hardware products and solutions, announces the immediate availability of the GS60 Ghost Pro 3K and the GS70 Stealth Pro gaming notebooks. Designed for the mobile gamer who demands a sexy and sleek design with performance capable of shredding any game settings, MSI’s newest gaming notebooks feature NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 870M graphics, 4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 processor, Killer Gaming Networking and Super RAID Technology.   MSI’s Super RAID technology provides superior data processing and accessing speed by supporting multiple SSDs and increasing data read/write speeds. MSI’s GS70 Stealth Pro, equipped with the latest Super RAID 2 technology, combines the power of three mSATA SSDs, kicking up read speeds to over 1,500MB/s or three times faster than high performance single SSD notebooks and more than 15 times faster than conventional laptops with standard SATA hard drives.     Both the GS70 Stealth Pro and GS60 Ghost Pro 3K come equipped with NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 870M graphics, the latest generation of graphic processors designed to deliver true PC gaming experience on the go. The GS60 Ghost Pro 3K is MSI’s lig...



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Nvidia Charity Auction Announcement

NVIDIA and Falcon Northwest have partnered together to build a one-of-a-kind gaming PC. Nvidia is now auctioning this amazing system to raise funds for the Philip Scholz Memorial Foundation, honoring an NVIDIA brother who was tragically killed earlier this year when he heroically removed an individual from train tracks and was hit. The Foundation bearing Phil’s name provides scholarships to needs-based youth and promotes outdoor physical activities involving his favorite pastime, baseball. This amazing PC uses all the latest technology to deliver absolutely raging performance in a cool, quiet platform. It starts with the award-winning GeForce GTX Titan Black – the world’s fastest single GPU. And it includes Intel’s latest Core i7 CPU, the 4770K, running on an ASUS z87 Maximus motherboard loaded with 16GB of GSKILL DDR3 memory. The storage system is based on two 1TB M50 SSDs from Crucial. And it’s all wrapped up in the most impressive chassis available today – the Tiki — custom designed in NVIDIA green, with a laser cutout window so everyone can see the beast that lives within. This entire system is fully warranted by Falcon Northwest. To learn more about Phil and the way he changed those around him, see this story from San Jose Mercury News. The direct auction link is here: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=151292393844 A video has also been posted here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ug3QFKKyV0



Digital Storm Unveils Four New Gaming Laptops

 Digital Storm Unveils Four New Gaming Laptops   FREMONT, Calif. – April 3, 2014 – Digital Storm is excited to unveil four new gaming notebooks – the 15.6 inch Javelin and Lance and the 17.3 inch Krypton and Behemoth. The four laptops provide a variety of sizes, configurations and features to meet the needs of almost any mobile PC gamer.   All four models in Digital Storm’s new line feature the new NVIDIA GTX 800M series of graphics cards. The new generation of graphics cards offers improved performance and advanced technology like Battery Boost, to maximize battery life during gaming, and ShadowPlay for recording gameplay streams.   “We’ve wanted to refresh our notebook line for a while and the NVIDIA GTX 800M series launch provided the perfect timing,” said Rajeev Kuruppu, Digital Storm’s Director of Product Development. “The cards’ ability to deliver gaming performance comparable to a desktop system allow our notebooks to dominate anywhere.”   Starting at just $1,196 the custom built Javelin gaming notebook delvers stellar gaming performance and a high-definition multimedia experience. The Javelin’s 1080P display allows gamers to experience every inch of the battlefield in incredible detail.   The powerful Lance utilizes a high performance notebook cooling system that compartmentalizes critical hardware to keep the notebook frosty during even the most intense sessions. The notebook also comes equipped with Sound Blaster’s ...



Next Gen Ultra-Portable Gaming Notebooks Available

Thin and light gaming notebooks now armed with NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 870M/860M Series Graphics City of Industry, Calif. – March 25, 2014 – MSI Computer Corp, a leading manufacturer of computer hardware products and solutions, announces the immediate availability of the ultra-slim, yet powerful GS60 Ghost and GS70 Stealth gaming notebooks. Now available in 17-inch and 15-inch models, the GS Series offers gamers unmatched gaming power in incredibly thin and light gaming notebooks. Thinnest and lightest 17” gaming notebook, the GS70 Stealth, returns with next generation GeForce GTX 870M GPUs  Designed for the serious gamer, the GS60 Ghost and GS70 Stealth notebooks deliver next generation graphics with NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 860M/870M Graphics and blazing fast performance with 4th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processor and Killer Gaming Networking. The gaming notebooks also feature a variety of cutting edge components, including SteelSeries gaming backlit keyboard, powerful customization options with SteelSeries Engine, Sound Blaster Cinema, Dynaudio Technology and XSplit Gamecaster.  The new GS60 Ghost, the lightest 15” NVIDIA 800M series gaming laptop  “The GS60 Ghost and GS70 Stealth answers portable gaming prayers by packing smoking speeds and deadly graphics into featherlike notebooks,” said Andy Tung, CEO for MSI Pan America. “NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 800M Series graphics gives the GS Series incredible graphics processing ability, translating into an ultra-rea...



World’s Thinnest Gaming laptop Now Features The World’s Highest Resolution 14-inch Laptop Display

Wednesday, 12 March 2014 WORLD’S THINNEST GAMING LAPTOP NOW FEATURES THE WORLD’S HIGHEST RESOLUTION 14-INCH LAPTOP DISPLAY Updated with the Next Generation NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M, the Razer Blade is the Highest Power-Per-Cubic-Inch Laptop in the World CARLSBAD, Calif. – Razer™, the world leader in entertainment devices and software, today announced the latest Razer Blade now comes with the highest resolution 14-inch display available in a laptop. The stunning 3200×1800 touchscreen display features a record 5.76 megapixels, sharply exhibiting even the finest details and text with 262 pixels per inch. The Razer Blade’s state-of-the-art IGZO/IPS (Indium Gallium Zinc Oxide/In-Plane Switching) display panel technology provides unmatched color and image quality. The result is a 250 percent increase in contrast ratio over its predecessor, with high brightness LED backlighting optimized for outdoor use, wide viewing angles, and dramatically improved video propagation and response. The Razer Blade’s display minimizes color shift while maximizing uniformity to make gaming more beautiful than ever before possible. Blending retina-tearing clarity with ultimate functionality, the Razer Blade is also equipped with a 10-point capacitive multi-touch screen that works seamlessly with the new touch interface in Windows 8. “The Razer Blade sets the benchmark by which all laptops should be measured,” says Min-Liang Tan, Razer co-founder, CEO and creative director. “The...



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MSI Unleashes Domination with the Help of NVIDIA

Geronimo was one of fiercest Native American Warriors known today. He led numerous successful raids, eluded capture many times, and became one of the greatest pillars in trying to preserve the Native American way of life. It seems fitting then that MSI has named one of it’s newest gaming notebooks after the tribe Geronimo came from. These deadly new instruments are powerful, while remaining super efficient, and much like the Warrior in battle, these devices plan on taking no prisoners. Please welcome the MSI GT Dominator and the GE Apache Gaming Notebooks! The phrase “Gaming laptops” almost seems like an oxymoron. Gaming brings in the sense of power draining, but laptops need battery efficiency. This leaves a delicate balance for a manufacturer to straddle because if the device is powerful, it has to stay plugged in lest it die in an hour. On the other hand, if there isn’t any useful hardware, the gaming experience suffers. This is where the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 800M series GPUs come in. If you haven’t already guessed, this is Maxwell architecture. The GTX 750 Ti already showed some impressive performance for remarkable power consumption. These mobile GPUs are primed to follow that lead so that, combined with Intel Haswell technology, a gaming experience can still have a decent battery life. If that was the only exciting thing about these laptops though, it would only be a matter of time before that became the mainstay of every gaming noteboo...



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VisionTek Announces Glacially Epic Cryosphere Gaming Rig Sweepstakes

Introduction On February 5, 2014 in East Dundee, IL VisionTek Products LLC announced today the “Glacially Epic Cryosphere Gaming Rig Sweepstakes.” This grand prize which is to be awarded is the VisionTek Custom Shop built Cryosphere gaming rig, featuring nearly $3,000 of high-performance computer components from AMD, ASUS, Fractal Design, FUNC, and VisionTek.. This system was showcased at the recent CES show to rave reviews during CryoVenom’s launch event. Features and Components To complement the overclocked performance of its CryoVenom graphics card VisionTek used the following components Motherboard – ASUS® Crosshair V Formula-Z AM3+ AMD 990FX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard Processor – AMD FX-9590 GPU – VisionTek CryoVenom R9 290 Graphics Card Memory – 16 g 0f VisionTek Red Label EX Series Memory SSD – VisionTek 480GB PCIe Solid State Drive Cooling – EKWB custom cooling kit PSU – Fractal Design Newton R3 1000W 80 PLUS Platinum Certified Power Supply Black CASE – Fractal Design Arc XL Case MOUSE – FUNC MS-3 Mouse KEYBOARD – FUNC KB-460 Gaming Keyboard MOUSE PAD – FUNC F-Series 10 XL Mouse Pad   Just ‘Like’ to Enter To enter the Sweepstakes, visit VisionTek’s Facebook page located at https://www.facebook.com/VisionTekProducts, “like” the page, and click on the tab labeled “Cryosphere Entry”. Supply your name, email address, phone number and click “Accept”. Up to...



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Leadtek WinFast WS1000 Graphics Workstation Wins iF Design Award

Introduction In Taipei, Taiwan, on January 29, 2014 Leadtek, a world’ leader in the manufacturing of professional graphics cards announced that the WinFast WS1000 graphics workstation received the iF design award 2014 for the “Product Design” category .The WinFast WS1000 workstation design is so versatile that you can customize your workstation to suit your needs adding 16 memory slots, hot-swappable hard drives, latest USB 3.0 etc. The WinFast WS1000 workstation offers a green and large power supply at super quiet level and it also features tool less chassis for easy installation and serviceability . For further information on the award please visit: http://www.leadtek.com/maximus/en/index.html. About Leadtek Research Inc Established since 1986, Leadtek Research Inc. provides customers with best quality services upon the corporate motto ‘Innovation and Quality’ by extending the corporate spirit ‘Integrity and Honesty’. As one of the world’s oldest professional graphics card developer and maker, Leadtek is dedicated to total solutions for multimedia and communication. Today, Leadtek has developed into a multifaceted solution provider with main product ranges covering the zero client and thin client for desktop virtualization, graphic cards for both computer games and workstations, multimedia phones, GPS, digital monitoring systems, cloud computing workstations, and others, aiming to serve the global market with multidimensional, innovative technologies ...



CYBERPOWERPC Debuts Zeus Mini SFF Series With Eight Pre-Built Models

Introduction In CITY of INDUSTRY, CA on January 28, 2014 CyberPower Inc unleashed its Zeus Mini desktop series. Each model will be priced from $599 to $1479, and each unit t is crammed with enough AMD or Intel processing and graphics power to rival any full size desktop PC. The new Zeus Mini can be configured with a choice of either three different AMD Kaveri A-series processor models, while the Zeus Mini-A can have five different 4th Generation Intel Core processor models. Additionally, the Zeus Mini-I begins  with a Core i5-4440 and can go up to a Core i7-4770K at 3.50GHz. All processors in the Zeus Mini series are mounted to a Mini ITX motherboard.using the latest AMD and Intel chipsets and include 802.11ac wifi, and PCI Express 3.0. The Zeus Mini’s can accommodate full-size dual GPU’s. Customers have the option of AMD Radeon R7 and R9 series or NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX Series graphics with Kepler GPU architecture.       Specifications AMD Zeus Mini-A 100 Zeus Mini-A 200 Zeus Mini-A 300 CPU AMD A10-A7850K AMD A10-7700K AMD A10-7850K Chipset A88 A88 A88 GPU Onboard R7 AMD R7 250 2GB AMD R9 290 RAM 8GB (4GBx2) 8GB (4GBx2) 16GB (8GBx2) HDD 500GB SATA-III 1TB SATA-III 2TB SATA-III CASE Zeus Mini-ITX Small Form Factor Gaming Chassis ODD 8x Slim DVD-RW OS Windows 8.1 MSRP $ 599.00  $679.00  $1,079.00   INTEL Zeus Mini-I 100 Zeus Mini-I 200 Zeus Mini-I 760 Zeus Mini-I 770 Zeus Mini-I 780 CPU Intel i5-4440 Intel i5-4670K Intel i5-4670K Intel i5-...



ASRock Gaming PC M8 receives 2013 Chicago GOOD DESIGN AWARD

Introduction In TAIPEI, Taiwan on January 23, 2014 ASRock’s Gaming PC M8 received the 2013 Chicago GOOD DESIGNTM AWARD. This is the most prestigious and oldest Design Award in the world. It is given out by The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design in conjunction with the European Centre for Architecture, Art, Design and Urban Studies. ASRock M8 won the award with its innovative and futuristic design of the M8.   The M8 has an aluminum exterior and inside the Case is a Z87 mini-ITX motherboard for portability and an efficient use of space. The functionality of this gaming PC lives up to its appearance. This case may contain any standard mini-ITX for future upgrades, and M8 is sold as a barebone system so that end users will have the freedom to choose their own components, such as swappable DDR3 DIMMs, and any standard PCIe x16 graphics card. It and also has 6 SATA3 ports for storage. Specifications Color Storm Black Material Steel Body / Aluminum + Plastic Dimension 372mm (W) x 123mm (H) x 400mm (L) Motherboard ASRock Z87-M8 CPU Supports 4th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 / i5 / i3 / Xeon® / Pentium® / Celeron® Processor Family Memory Supports DDR3 1600/1333/1066 MHz, 2 x SO-DIMM slots, Max. up to 16GB VGA Supports 1 x Dual-slot Graphics Card* Optical Drive 1 x Slim Slot-in Super-Multi Drive Hard Disk Supports 3.5″HDD and 2.5″HDD WiFi + BT 2T2R WiFi 802.11 ac + BT v4.0 Front I/O 4 x USB 3.0, 1 x MIC, 1 x Headphone, 4-in-1 Card reader (SD3.0/MMC/...






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