Maingear F1X Gaming Rig CPUs Go Up to 3.6 GHz

Boutique high-end PC maker Maingear has taken the wraps off its new FX Gaming PC, a high performance desktop system designed to deliver thrills and chills—plus all the expandability and performance options a true gamer would want. The new systems sport either Intel Core i5 or I7 processors, liquid cooling, support for up to 24 GB of RAM, Blu-ray burners, and SSD drive options—plus support for up to six hard drives.

Maingear F1X

Maingear is offering three “stock” models of the F1X: the F1X 200 sports an Intel Core i5 processor overclocked to 2.93 GHz, Dual ATI Radeon HD 5750 video cards with 1 GB of video RAM, 8 GB of DDR3 RAM, a 1 TB hard drive, 22× DVD burner, and a 750 watt power supply. The F1X 500 steps up to an overclocked 3.3 GHz Core i7 processor, dual ATI Radeon HD 5770 cards with 1 GB of video RAM, 12 GB of triple-channel DDR3 memory, while the king of the heap—the F1X 750—moves up to an overclocked 3.6 GHz Core i7 CPU, Dual ATI Radeon HD 5870 cards with 1 GB of DDR5 video memory, 12 GB of triple channel DDR3 RAM, a 1.5 TB hard drive plus an 8GB SSD, and a 6× Blu-ray burner with a 22×DVD burner. All three ship with Windows 7 Professional 64-bit.

The Maingear F1X systems are available exclusively through TigerDirect.com, CircuitCity.com, and CompUSA.com. Prices start at $2,249 for the F1X200, $3,099 for the F1x 500, and a whopping $5,149 for the F1X 750. All come with a one-year warranty.

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