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Maingear adds high-performance Ivy Bridge-E processors to its desktop lineup

Maingear adds high-performance Ivy Bridge-E processors to its desktop lineup
Alexis Santos
Alexis Santos|September 10, 2013 12:01 AM

Maingear adds high-performance Ivy Bridge E processors to its desktop lineup

Roughly two years have passed since Intel released its first LGA-2011 E series processors, but now that its 22nm Ivy Bridge-E silicon is in the wild, PCs have a new high-horsepower option. With the outfit's latest unlocked six-core chips ready for action, Maingear's adding them as an option to their Shift, F131, Force and Rush desktops. At the top, the Core i7-4960X Extreme Edition stakes claim to base clock speeds of 3.6GHz, while the Core i7-4930K and i7-4820K hum at 3.4GHz and 3.7GHz, respectively. Running at Turbo Boost frequencies, the top of the line model hit up to 4GHz, with both other models peaking at 3.9GHz. To commission a monster rig, and help Ivy Bridge reclaim the limelight from Haswell for just a moment, click the neighboring source link.

Update: Origin PC's also joined in, adding Ivy Bridge-E processors to its Genesis, Millennium and Chronos desktops.

Update 2: Velocity Micro's Raptor class PCs are also getting in on the new silicon treatment, with prices starting at $2,399. CyberPowerPC is also following suit, incorporating the E series into its Fang III Black Mamba, Cobra, Zeus EVO Storm, Pro Gamer FTW and Power Mega III machines.

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Kenilworth, New Jersey – September 10th, 2013 – MAINGEAR, an award-winning custom PC builder offering custom desktops, custom built laptops, and pc workstations updates their desktop lineup with the latest Intel six-core processors that offer unlocked performance and gives PC gamers and creative professionals more of what they crave.

The Intel® Core™ i7-4960X processor Extreme Edition, Core i7-4930K, and Core i7-4820K processors will be offered on the MAINGEAR SHIFT, F131, Force and Rush desktops. This update allows PC enthusiasts and gamers to choose from performance to extreme levels of processing power that fits their budget. Performance on these processors offer a combination of smart features including Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology, while the Intel Core i7 processor Extreme Edition delivers unparalleled performance.

Creative professionals will also be able to take advantage of the six-core processor on the MAINGEAR Quantum SHIFT. The Intel Core i7 processor Extreme Edition is the perfect engine for power users who demand unparalleled performance for unlimited digital creativity. The Quantum SHIFT combined with the Intel Core i7-4960X processor Extreme Edition power will offer a faster optimization of workflow and maximize productivity.

"Intel's latest and most advanced generation of Intel Core Extreme high end desktop processors in MAINGEAR PCs are a perfect combination for serious PC enthusiasts to unlock their full potential. PC gamers will be able to experience a smooth and seamless experience with our processor working hand in hand with the latest graphics cards." said Brent McCray, Worldwide Enthusiast Marketing Manager of Intel.

"The new 4th generation Intel Core i7 high end desktop processor provides the ultimate benefit for gamers and pc enthusiasts looking for the perfect balance of power and efficiency in MAINGEAR PCs. said Wallace Santos, CEO and Founder of MAINGEAR. "MAINGEAR understands their customers want best performance for all applications to create, play, and enjoy the immersive entertainment."

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ORIGIN PC Introduces the Most Powerful Intel® Core™ i7 Processors Yet

Overclocked "Ivy-Bridge-E" Processors Now Available on ORIGIN PC Award-Winning Desktops

Miami, FL, September 10, 12:01 A.M. PST – ORIGIN PC announces the availability of new Intel® Core™i7 Extreme and Intel® Core™ 4th generation processors to their line of award-winning GENESIS, MILLENNIUM, and CHRONOS desktops. Dominate the competition with an unlocked, unleashed and uncompromised Intel processor in your next ORIGIN PC desktop. With a killer combination of smart features including Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology and ORIGIN PCs professional overclocking, the Intel Extreme Edition Core i7 processor is flexible and devastatingly powerful. It's the ultimate weapon when you demand unrivaled PC performance for gaming at its best. Experience the power you need to optimize your workflow and maximize productivity with the ultimate PC processor inside your next ORIGIN PC.

Intel Core i7 Extreme and 4th generation processors feature:

  • Increased Performance – Get unlocked performance for a better overclocking experience with extra power on demand and move effortlessly between multiple apps with Intel Hyper-Threading technology.
  • Efficient Performance -Intel's 22nm architecture provides more performance with less power consumption.
  • Professional ORIGIN PC Overclocking: Get the most performance out of your system by allowing ORIGIN PC's award winning system integrators to professionally overclock your supported CPU.
  • FREE Lifetime 24/7 Support: Every ORIGIN PC comes with industry leading Lifetime 24/7 Support based in the United States

"ORIGIN PC is always proud to be in the forefront by offering the latest and greatest processing technology from Intel." says Kevin Wasielewski, CEO/Co-Founder of ORIGIN PC. "The insane speed of Intel's Core i7 4th generation processors combined with ORIGIN PC's professional overclocking provides our customers the ability to create, play, and work faster than ever."
"Our new Intel Corei7 Extreme and Intel Core 4th generation processors raise the bar by delivering uncompromising, unlocked power and performance inside of ORIGIN PC's award-winning systems" said Brent McCray, Worldwide Enthusiast Marketing Manager of Intel. "ORIGIN PC continues to be a strategic launch partner of Intel and we're thrilled to power their amazing custom high-performance desktops with our latest processing technology."

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Velocity Micro® Announces the Immediate Availability of Unlocked 4th Generation Intel® Core® i7 Processors and Intel® Core® i7 Extreme Edition Processors

Formerly IvyBridge-E, processors are available on the Raptor class, with configurations starting at $2,399

Richmond, VA - September 10, 2013 - Velocity Micro®, the premier builder of award winning enthusiast desktops, laptops, and peripherals announces the immediate availability of expertly crafted systems powered by unlocked 4th Generation Intel Core i7 Processors and the Intel Core i7 Extreme Edition. Formerly code-named "IvyBridge-E," these LGA 2011 socket processors provide extreme power for increased performance, better security, and more responsiveness especially in high demand, multi-threaded tasks, making them a perfect fit for content creation, encoding, and multi-display, multi-GPU gaming. Custom built, made in the USA systems from Velocity Micro powered by these new processors start at $2,399.

"When creating our ultra-performance PCs, It's critically important for us to have the very latest hardware at hand to combine with our meticulous build process," said Randy Copeland, President and CEO of Velocity Micro. "Intel has been the leader in processor technology for years now and we're honored to be able to offer these new CPUs to our customers on launch day to continue making some of the fastest PCs on the market."

Velocity Micro Raptor desktops utilize the power of unlocked 4th Generation Intel Core i7 and the Intel Core i7 Extreme Edition processors for remarkable performance in CPU intensive applications such as content creation, encoding, and multi-display, multi-GPU gaming. Features of these new processors that benefit Velocity Micro customers include:

Up to 6 cores, 12 threads and 15 MB Intel Smart Cache
Extreme overclockability for eye-popping clock speeds
Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
Integrated Memory Controller – 4 channels of DDR3 1866MHz
40 PCI Express Lanes for increased performance with multi-GPU configurations
"For over a decade now, Velocity Micro has been a key partner, alongside us with every product launch since the Core 2 Duo," said Brent McCray, Worldwide Enthusiast Marketing Manager of Intel. "We're thrilled to be working with them on this launch and very much look forward to more great things ahead."

All Velocity Micro desktops are hand built and supported in the USA. To custom configure an award-winning desktop featuring an unlocked 4th Gen Intel Core i7 Processor or new Intel Core i7 Processor Extreme Edition or to learn more about how these new processors can be beneficial to your specific needs, visit VelocityMicro.com.

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CYBERPOWERPC Infuses Enthusiast Gaming PCs with "King of the Core" 4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 Ivy Bridge-E processors

CITY of INDUSTRY, CA (September 10, 2013) – CyberPower Inc., www.cyberpowerpc.com a global manufacturer of custom gaming PCs, gaming laptops, and performance workstations, today announced the addition of Intel's new Core i7 processors, codename "Ivy Bridge-E", to its lineup of enthusiast and performance class gaming PCs.

Among the list of CYBERPOWERPC systems to incorporate the powerful 4th Generation Intel chip includes the Fang III Black Mamba and Cobra, Zeus EVO Storm series, Pro Gamer FTW, and Power Mega III high performance workstations. The E in Ivy Bridge-E stands for enthusiast as all three processor options are unlocked and ready for overclocking. Customers have three amazingly flexible and powerful CPU solutions – the quad-core i7-4820K; the six-core i7-4930K; or the king of the Core series, i7-4960X six-core processor – the ultimate weapon when users demand unrivaled PC performance for gaming or work.

The new Intel Core i7 processors also feature the advanced technology you've come to expect from Intel including Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 that provides the extra burst of speed for demanding applications and Intel Hyper Threading to ensure smooth system operation and multi-tasking.

You can also take your computing to the next level with CYBERPOWERPC's expert venom boost overclocking option that can boost your overall CPU speed up to 30%.

CYBERPOWERPC has your cooling covered with a wide variety of water cooling solutions including its Advance Hydro Liquid Cooling Kit with 480mm radiator or the dual pump Advance Hydro 2 system.

The base price a CYBERPOWERPC gaming system featuring the new Intel Core i7 Extreme Edition starts at $1,859.

All Core i7 Extreme Edition models can be customized with a number of performance hardware and component upgrades such as CPU/GPU upgrades, solid state drives and storage hard drives, performance memory, peripherals and business software to enhance your productivity, and more at the company's website, www.CYBERPOWERPC.com. All CYBERPOWERPC desktop systems include an industry best 3-year limited warranty.

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Maingear adds high-performance Ivy Bridge-E processors to its desktop lineup