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Computer manufacturers were in full force at Penny Arcade Expo in Seattle, showing off different machines utilizing the new Haswell Extreme Edition processors and X99 chipset that Intel announced at the beginning of the show. One such manufacturer was iBuyPower, bringing one of the machines to the show to power an Oculus Rift demo.
One hardware manufacturer has confirmed it is preparing to offer its own take on Valve Software's Steam Machine game console. iBuyPower has unveiled a prototype Steam Machine device that it hopes to launch sometime in 2014, one that for all intents and purposes is a high-specification home theater PC in a consumer-friendly case.
iBuyPower has just unveiled a new mid-tier gaming PC in the Gamer Paladin HS11. It gets a quad 3.3GHz Core i5 and a 1.2GB NVIDIA GTX 570 graphics card, along with 8GB of RAM and a 1TB, 7,200RPM hard drive. There is also a Gigabyte GA-Z68AP-D3 mainboard and a 120mm liquid cooling system that keeps it quiet and potentially gives headroom for overclocking.
iBuyPower has introduced its latest gaming PC, the fourth iteration of the company's Chimera series. The mid-tower system is differentiated by the Chimera Inferno 4 case emblazoned with a "mythical fire-breathing beast," with room for three external drives, eight internal drives and a liquid cooling system helps dissipate heat from the 10- or 20-percent overclocking.
iBuyPower has launched a new Professional Series of desktop workstation PCs for creative professionals, all offering Intel's second-generation Core i7 processors. While all can be customized, they also share RAID cards and NVIDIA Quadro graphics cards. The Z68 is at the bottom of the range, with a 3.4GHz Core i7, 8GB of RAM and a 1GB NVIDIA GeForce GT 520. It touts a 1TB hard drive, a DVD burner, and a 650W power supply. All systems get Windows 7 Professional in 64-bit form.
iBuyPower has introduced its latest flagship gaming system, the Erebus. The new desktop computer is available in several configurations, each designed for overclocking. Customers can choose from various liquid cooling options for heat dissipation, with up to four radiators and 13mm tubing capable of pumping 4.5 gallons per minute.
Gaming PC maker iBuyPower has entered into a deal with Walmart that will let users build custom PCs from the superstore chain's online store. While there are just five processor choices and five cases on offer, the choice of three hard drives and three RAM options as well as eight different graphics cards means there are more than 10,000 system permutations available. The two Intel chips include a 3.3GHz Core i5 and 3.4GHz Core i7, while AMD's offerings include a 3.1GHz Athlon or either a 3.2GHz or 3.0GHz Phenom II.
iBuyPower on Friday released its third-generation flagship, the Chimera XLC. The company is touting the gaming PC's cooling capabilities as the most powerful in the industry, with a 240mm radiator, a 200mm main fan and five 120mm fans. The most basic Chimera XLCs include a quad 3.06GHz Core i7 and a 512MB ATI Radeon HD 5450. A 2GB GeForce GTX 560 Ti graphics card is optional.
iBuyPower wrapped up the week with an AMD version of one of its more aggressive liquid-cooled PCs. The Mage XLC M1 uses a hands-off Asetek cooling system combined with AMD's six-core Phenom II X6. Moving to the system gives gamers a very parallel system that should still be quiet and carry built-in headroom for overclocking.
Gaming PC maker iBuyPower on Thursday announced the release of its latest high-end gaming tower, the Paladin XLC. It's powered by a choice of Intel Core i7 processors, all cooled by Asetek's 240mm radiator-based liquid cooling system. The NXZT Phantom Red case it ships in has room for as many as seven fans, including 200mm, single 230mm/200mm, triple 120mm and front 140mm fans.