The Level 10 is the first foray into desktop case design by the BMW Group Designworks USA, although manufacturing duties for the Level 10 fell to ThermalTake. iBuypower will be selling the case in a configuration that includes an Intel Core i7 920 CPU, an Asus P6T X58 motherboard, a GeForce GTX 285 graphics card, 6GB of 1,333MHz DDR3 SDRAM, a 1TB storage hard drive, and a 128GB solid-state boot drive … Read more
It's been two months since we mentioned the possibility of winning a PC for Digital Trends' Favorite Gaming Memory contest. The contest is now over and Thomas Anderle of Massapeque Park, NY is now a proud owner of an iBUYPOWER Video Pro System, and a $2,000 American Express gift card.
Thomas' video was chosen from 40 submissions, and over 800 people voted on Digital Trends in just 4 days. In total, the submitted videos generated more than 17,000 views.
Thomas' video Mega Man X Gaming Memory, depicts his and his friend Chris' two-week-long quest to beat Mega … Read more
There is an ungreen revolution taking place in enthusiast game PC circles.
The eye-opening graphics possible on today's game PCs come at a cost: light-dimming power consumption. The trend, rooted in the perennial quest for more speed, bucks the overall greening of the PC industry.
This is not the case for high-end gaming PCs, where bigger is better. How far this trend can go isn't clear, but a seminal … Read more
iBuyPower announced a new line of PCs for the video enthusiast today; and to celebrate, it is launching a YouTube contest. The winner of the Favorite Gaming Moments YouTube contest gets an iBuypower Video Pro desktop and a $2,000 gift card. Upload a video recreating your favorite gaming moment, and the winner will be selected from a group of 10 finalists by the YouTube community. The contest runs through August, and the final voting closes mid-September.
iBuypower says the three new desktops are ideal for amateur videographers to create and edit video content for the Web. Based on each … Read more
Advanced Micro Devices on Wednesday announced the availability of silicon targeted at the "performance" gaming community.
The new 790GX chipset is slotted below the existing, higher-end 790FX, which is targeted at the ultra-enthusiast game segment.
The 790GX allows gamers to safely run Phenom-processor-based systems at speeds of more than 3.0GHz using a technology AMD calls "Advanced Clock Calibration." A processor rated at 2.5GHz, for example, can be "overclocked" to run at 3.2GHz to get better performance in games.
"Significant tuning enhancements via Advanced Clock Calibration...introduced with the AMD 790GX … Read more