Maingear and Origin PC shove Intel's Core i7 2700K into gaming rigs, overclock it beyond 5GHz

Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock were both unavailable for comment, but we're guessing the pair would be quite pleased to see that the tech world's Need For Speed is hardly fading. Maingear and Origin PC have both announced this week that their high-end gaming desktops are now available with Intel's Core i7 2700K -- a beast of a processor that's clocked from the factory at 3.5GHz. Maingear's shoving this guy into its SHIFT (starting at $1,985) and F131 (starting at $1,228) rigs, with factory overclocking options pushing it beyond 5GHz. Origin is hawking its Genesis desktop with a factory speed of 5.2GHz, and yes, gratis warranties are thrown in for the paranoid. Hit the links below to give your wallet the dent it's been asking for.

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Kenilworth, New Jersey – October 24, 2011. 12:01 EDT - MAINGEAR, an award-winning PC system builder offering custom desktops, notebooks, workstations and media centers, embraces the latest update to the Intel Sandybridge platform with the addition of Intel's Core i7 2700k to their SHIFT and F131 desktops.

The Intel Core i7 2700k is a quad-core processor that clocks at 3.5GHz with 3.9GHz Turbo Boost and integrates CPU, graphics, memory controller, PCI Express all on a single chip. This allows pc fanatics to have extreme gaming, amazing multimedia, ultimate flexibility and extreme overclocking. PC enthusiast and PC gamers looking for pure performance will be looking to the unlocked Intel® Core™ i7-2700k to maximize their gaming experience. Combine this with MAINGEAR's EPIC liquid cooling solutions; gamers will have a silent and stable system no matter what game their waiting for such as EA's Battlefield 3 pc game.

Advantages of Intel Core i7 2700k in MAINGEAR desktops:

• Intel Core i7 2700k is 100MHz faster than the previous generation Intel Core i7 2600k
• MAINGEAR can overclock the Intel Core i7 2700k up to 5GHz and beyond
• With MAINGEAR's EPIC liquid solutions, gamers can max out settings for the ultimate experience
• Available on the MAINGEAR SHIFT and F131
• MAINGEAR F131 with Intel Core i7 2700k starts at $1,228 while the SHIFT starts at $1,985

All of MAINGEAR products are supported with lifetime labor and phone support with one to three year hardware warranty.


ORIGIN PC Launches the Intel Core i7 2700K Overclocked over 5GHz
Available Now for the Most Customizable and Most Powerful Desktops in the Industry

Miami, FL – October 24, 2011 – ORIGIN PC announced today the availability of the new Intel 2700K desktop processor on their entire line of custom desktops. Featuring ORIGIN PC's record breaking professional overclocking up to 5.2GHZ, the GENESIS with the 2nd generation Intel Core i7 2700K is the top of the line performance desktop. ORIGIN PC is now offering the Intel 2700K in full tower, mid tower, and small form factor systems with ORIGIN PC's custom or sealed liquid cooling solutions.

"As an Intel launch partner, ORIGIN PC guarantees the latest technology is available to our customers the day of launch," said Kevin Wasielewski ORIGIN PC CEO and cofounder. "ORIGIN PC offers the most options on the market. We will build your Intel 2700K powered PC in any case and any configuration."

ORIGIN systems feature a 1 to 3 year free shipping and free part replacement warranty backed with the best in class integration, quality testing and support. ORIGIN offers a free life-time phone and online service guarantee and each customer has a dedicated support team and free life-time labor for upgrade needs.