Not one to be outdone by the likes of Dell, Alienware and Gateway, Commodore Gaming is also offering up Core i7-based gaming rigs. Unlike the big boys, however, Commodore's choosing not to expand its current lineup any further; instead, it's simply offering up the new pieces of silicon as options in the machines it already sells. Don't venture over expecting anything to be cheap, else you'll be sorely disappointed. Full release is after the break.
COMMODORE GAMING (NORTH AMERICA) NOW OFFERS INTEL(R) CORE™ I7 PROCESSORS
Latest Intel Processors Now Power New Commodore Gaming PCs for Maximum
Long Island, NY – November 17, 2008 Commodore Gaming – A world leader
in high-performance PC gaming solutions raises the performance bar by
offering Intel(R) Core™ i7 processors in its top-of-the-line gaming
PCs. Intel's new line of processors include the Intel Core i7
processor and Intel Core i7 processor Extreme Edition, and new
features like Intel(R) Advance Smart Cache, Intel(R) QuickPath
Interconnect and Intel(R) Turbo Boost Technology. Commodore Gaming is
among the first to offer these groundbreaking new processors as well
as motherboards with the new Intel(R) X58 Express chipset.
Gamers rejoice! Conquer the world of extreme gaming with your
Commodore Gaming PC and the new Intel Core i7 processor Extreme
Edition. With faster, intelligent multi-core technology that
accelerates performance to match your workload, it delivers an
incredible breakthrough in gaming performance. But performance doesn't
stop at gaming. You'll multitask faster and unleash incredible digital
media creation as you experience maximum performance for whatever you
do, thanks to the combination of Intel(R) Turbo Boost Technology and
Intel(R) Hyper-Threading Technology, which activates full processing
power exactly where and when you need it most.
"This is really an exciting time for PC gamers," commented Bala
Keilman, CEO of Commodore Gaming. "The Intel Core i7 processor
technology is going to take the PC gaming experience to another level
and thanks to our close relationship with Intel we are proud to be one
of the first that will be offering this experience to our customers."
"Intel and Commodore Gaming both work continuously to develop
leading-edge solutions for desktop customers," says CJ Bruno, Vice
President, Sales and Marketing Group and President, Intel Americas,
Inc. "We developed the Intel Core i7-965 processor Extreme Edition
from the ground up to be a PC enthusiast's dream. Commodore Gaming PCs
featuring the highest performing desktop processor on the planet are
especially beneficial to customers using high definition video, 3D and
"The Intel Core i7 processor Extreme Edition not only takes on today's
most complex and immersive games, but it's also powerful enough to
handle tomorrow's gaming advances," says Eyal Akler, Chief Technology
Officer at Commodore Gaming. "By distributing AI, physics, and
rendering across 8 software threads, the Intel Core i7 processor
Extreme Edition lets you concentrate on taking down the bad guys while
your PC handles all the visual details that keep you feeling
completely immersed. It's a gaming experience so refined, you just
might lose yourself in the action."
Visit http://www.commodoregaming.com to learn more about Intel
processors and technologies inside Commodore PCs.