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Intel Core i7-3960X Extreme Edition debuts: 5.6GHz overclock

Intel Core i7-3960X Extreme Edition debuts: 5.6GHz overclock

Intel has outed its latest high-end processor, the Core i7-3960X Extreme Edition, along with a new chipset, the X79 Express, and manufacturers are already jumping all over the performance pair. Maingear has updated its SHIFT, F131 and Quantum SHIFT desktop PCs to use the Core i7-3960X chip, which runs at 3.3GHz but can be overclocked to a huge 5.6GHz thanks to it coming unlocked, as well as 3.9GHz using Intel Turbo, packs six cores and 12 threads, and has 15MB of cache. Upgraders hoping to use the new processor may be frustrated by Intel's new LGA 2011 socket, however.

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CyperPower and Maingear offer Intel Z68 chipset gaming PCs and workstations

CyperPower and Maingear offer Intel Z68 chipset gaming PCs and workstations

I mentioned this morning that Asus had a couple new mainboards that used the Intel Z68 chipset inside. Asus isn't the only company that is offering the new chipset today. Gaming computer markers Maingear and CyberPower have both announced new desktop computers that use the Z68 chipset. The desktops are available as gaming rigs and as workstations for the office. The new chipset brings some of the same features that the Asus mainboard offers.

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Road Warriors Rejoice: Maingear Releases Clutch Notebooks

Road Warriors Rejoice: Maingear Releases Clutch Notebooks

Maingear is releasing a new series of notebooks by the name "Clutch" built for business professionals and students on the lookout for small, powerful, mobile solutions. Offering both a 13.3" and 15.6" screen, these new notebooks are fitted with Intel® Core i series mobile processors, up to 8GB of DDR3-1066 memory, a 512GB SSD HDD, and a (rather bulky) optional docking station for all those inputs and outputs you love so very much. But wait! There's custom etching!

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MAINGEAR SHIFT Super Stock custom gaming PC channels the hot-rod spirit

MAINGEAR SHIFT Super Stock custom gaming PC channels the hot-rod spirit

MAINGEAR has never exactly shied away from over-specifying its gaming PCs, but now the company is hoping to pull in some custom attention with their new Super Stock options.  Available on the MAINGEAR SHIFT, the new customizations will include overclocking the Intel Core i7-980X Extreme Edition processor up to 4.5GHz, together with specifying a 3-way SLI NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480 array with a total of 4.5GB of GDDR5 video memory.

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Maingear announces quick ship PCs

Maingear announces quick ship PCs

I think we can all agree that once you decide to buy something and pull out that credit card, we don’t want to wait long for whatever we bought to get here. When you are buying a custom PC the reality is that you can be waiting weeks before the machine is built and shipped to your door.

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