The CyberPower Gamer Xtreme XI is a factory-overclocked gaming machine that boasts impressive specifications. The customized gaming system is based on Intel’s Core 2 Extreme platform and includes a 4GHz Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9770 quad-core processor, 1600FSB and 4GB DDR3 RAM to match, dual NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280 1GB PCIe x16 video cards, two 500GB 7,200rpm hard drives or two 64GB SSDs, Blu-ray optical drive, and 7.1 channel audio. The machine has a starting price of $4939, and is available for purchase online now. Although most enthusiasts are waiting for the Core i7 (Nehalem) processors and corresponding motherboards to be released before buying a new system, if you’re looking to purchase a new system now, the CyberPower Gamer Xtreme XI is certainly an attractive option.
Shuttle’s small form factor desktop PCs have maintained a similar, rectangular design for years. The Shuttle D10 is no exception, other than the addition of a built-in 7-inch touch screen display! The D10 is Shuttle’s first computer that boasts an integrated 7-inch (800×480) LCD touchscreen display. The display can be used to view photos, movies, music, video, etc. It was designed with surveillance and simple entertainment center functions in mind.
The Shuttle D10 offers the following Specifications:
- Intel Core 2 Duo E4000, Dual-Core E2000, and Celeron 400 series processor support
- Intel G31 + ICH7 chipset
- Up to 4GB RAM
- Intel GMA 3100 video card
- 5.1 channel audio support
- Two 3.0Gb/s bandwidth SATA II controllers
- Four USB 2.0 ports
- Power efficiency and quiet operation
The Shuttle D10 will be available for approximately $475.
The Dell Studio Hybrid is one of the smallest PCs on the market. According to Dell, the PC is 80% smaller than standard desktops and uses 70% less power than a typical system. The small design is quite nice, allowing for placement almost anywhere, and making portability a snap. The Studio Hybrid comes with 6 interchangeable color sleeves and a extra bamboo design. As for specifications, the Studio Hybrid offers up to 2.6GHz Intel processor, 4GB RAM, 320GB disk drive, and Sound Blaster Audigy HD integrated audio. Other features include an optional TV tuner, slot loading optical drive, wireless keyboard/mouse, and WiFi. Prices range from $499 to $2026 at the time of this writing.