Archive for June 18, 2009

The Phantom Lapboard adds versatility to Maingear’s Gaming & Media Center powerhouse

Posted in Message from the CEO on June 18, 2009 by phantomadmin

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MAINGEAR Unveils Luxury Gaming PC for the Living Room

Axess HD Gamer combines high performance gaming and media center capabilities in a low profile design

Union, New Jersey – June 18th, 2009 – MAINGEAR Computers, award-winning builders of high performance custom computers for PC gamers and enthusiasts, is proud to announce the Axess HD Gamer, a luxury gaming PC that brings high end gaming to the living room. Built into a sleek, low profile, aluminum HTPC form factor with an acrylic trim, the Axess HD was designed to integrate seamlessly into any home theater set up with existing A/V components.

The impressive list of hardware for the Axess HD includes a powerful Core i7 processor combined with dual 9800 GT video cards in SLI to deliver a stunningly visual1080p experience. MAINGEAR also teamed up with NVIDIA to integrate GeForce 3D Vision so that gamers with Mitsubishi DLP’s or Samsung desktop LCDs can experience an unparalleled 3D gaming experience. MAINGEAR further enhances the luxurious home theater gaming experience by being the first company to offer the Phantom Lapboard, a unique keyboard that liberates users from desktop settings through an innovative 360-degree rotating design. The Axess HD Gamer also offers cutting edge media center capabilities including 7 channel pre amplified audio, Blu Ray and DVD Movies, Music, Home Videos, HD TV, Internet TV, based on Microsoft® Windows® Vista Home Premium which also provides access to Netflix’s online streaming through the Media Center interface.

”The Axess HD Gamer was conceived to deliver unsurpassed gaming performance fused with advanced media center capabilities all contained within a low profile case, making it the perfect cornerstone for any home theater environment” said Wallace Santos, CEO and Founder of MAINGEAR. “A lot of the media centers currently on the market don’t specifically address the PC Gamer and we want to give our customers a solution to game from the comfort of the living room without sacrificing quality or performance.”

“We’re thrilled that MAINGEAR is providing a Games for Windows solution that complements the wide range of media functionality that Windows Vista Media Center already provides,” said Megan Both, Snr. Director of OEM Sales at Microsoft. “This high performance 3D gaming system combined with the advanced functionality of Windows Media Center make the Axess HD Gamer a phenomenal option for the home theater enthusiast as well as the avid gamer.”

Gamers can purchase the Axess HD Gamer at MAINGEAR’s Web site http://www.maingear.com or order by phone at (888-MAINGEAR). The base price is $1,799. Axess HD Gamer comes with MAINGEAR’s standard 14 month warranty and is backed by the best in-house support team in the country.

MAINGEAR AXESS HD Gamer

OS – Microsoft Windows Vista Premium 32- or 64-bit
CPU – Intel Core i7
Chipset – Intel X58
Graphics – Dual NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GT in SLI with PhysX and 3D Vision
Memory – Up to 12GB of DDR3 Triple Channel Memory
Storage – Two 3.5″ SATA or SSD HDD up to 2TB
Audio – On-board High Definition 8-channel Analog and S/PDIF Digital
Case and Chassis – MAINGEAR Low-profile Axess Chassis

About MAINGEAR

MAINGEAR is the premier high performance systems integrator in North America.  MAINGEAR custom builds gaming, home office, mobile, multimedia, small business and 3D workstation solutions of the highest quality, which have won them many editors’ choice awards in every major computer publication such as C-Net, [H]ard|OCP, Maximum PC, CPU Magazine, etc. For more information on MAINGEAR, please visit www.maingear.com or call, toll-free, (888)624-6432.

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