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MAINGEAR SHIFT gets Core i7-980X hexacore CPU

MAINGEAR SHIFT gets Core i7-980X hexacore CPU

The job of a high-spec PC manufacturer is never done; just when you think your crazy gaming desktop is done and dusted, there are new processors to be slotted inside.  MAINGEAR have announced an update to their SHIFT "everyday super computer", using Intel's new Core i7-980X 3.33GHz hexacore CPU.  That goes into the mixture with Crucial's RealSSD C300 - hooked up to a SATA 6G connection, naturally - and USB 3.0.

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MAINGEAR mX-L 15 Core i5/i7 notebook outed

MAINGEAR mX-L 15 Core i5/i7 notebook outed

MAINGEAR have pushed their latest notebook out the door, and it's targeted not only at the gamers that make up the company's usual audience but multimedia-lovers too.  The MAINGEAR mX-L 15 packs Intel's Core i5 and i7 processors along with ATI Radeon Mobility 4570 512MB graphics, with a choice of 15.6-inch 1355 x 768 or 1600 x 900 LED-backlit display.

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Maingear SHIFT “personal supercomputer” packs Core i7, up to 12 SSDs

Maingear SHIFT “personal supercomputer” packs Core i7, up to 12 SSDs

When companies like ASUS are reasonably legitimately launching desktop supercomputers, describing your performance PC as a "personal supercomputer" seems like asking for trouble.  Still, that's how Maingear are referring to their latest desktop, the SHIFT, packing as it does a choice of Intel Core i7 processor, stacks of DDR3-1600 memory, Asetek liquid-cooling and a choice of up to six regular hard-drives or twelve SSDs.

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