updated 12:10 pm EST, Tue December 27, 2011
4 gaming models feature water cooling and i7 CPUs
CyberpowerPC has introduced its Fang III series of desktop gaming PCs. The four hardware configurable models all come with water cooling and overclocked second generation Intel Core i7 processors. Two of the models feature the recently released Core i7 Extreme (Sandy Bridge-E) processors which offer a minimum of 12MB L3 caching and supports quad-channel memory.
The "entry level" $999 CyberpowerPC Fang III Rattler sports a Core i7-2600k 3.4 GHz processor with overclocking, AMD ATI Radeon 6850 graphics, 8GBs DDR3 memory, a 1TB SATA II hard drive, Asetek 240MM water cooling and a a 700 watt power supply. Core i5 or i3 processors can be substituted for the Core i7.
The $1,245 Viper keeps the same CPU and GPU, but boosts storage to a 2TB SATA III, offers a BluRay writer and an 800 watt PS and enhanced liquid cooling.
The Cobra offers an overclocked Core 3.2 GHz i7-3930X Extreme Edition processor with 12MB L3 cache. The GPU is an NVIDIA GTX 570 with 1.2 GB memory and 16GBs DDR3 quad channel DDR-3 memory. The pre-configured price of the Cobra is $1,999.
At the extreme high end, CyberpowerPC is offering the $4,999 Black Mamba. It is equipped with Intel's top-of-the-line Corei7-3960X Extreme Edition 3.30 GHz processor with 15MB L3 cache, dual liquid cooled NVIDIA GTX 590 GPUs with 3GB GDDR5 VRAM in quad SLI mode, 16GB DDR-3 memory, a 2TB SATA III drive plus two 120GB SSD drives, and Razer gaming keyboard and mouse.