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Maingear launches 'world's thinnest' 17-inch Haswell gaming laptop

11/04, 4:41pm

New laptop features i7 4700HQ Haswell processor, GTX 765M GPU

Maingear announced today the launch of the new Pulse 17 laptop, what the company calls the "world's thinnest 17-inch gaming notebook." The brushed aluminum laptop features a 2.4GHz Haswell i7 processor and the Nvidia GeForce GTX 765M for what the company calls "the best possible performance" in a 0.85-inch thick case.

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Maingear shows off 15-inch Nomad 15 gaming notebook

11/13, 11:04am

Maingear Nomad 15 can be had with up to quad-core Core i7, 32GB of RAM, more

Maingear has followed up the recently introduced 17-inch Nomad 17 gaming notebook with the smaller, 15-inch Nomad 15. Like the larger notebook, it offers an automotive-grade, hand-painted choice of lid colors. As for hardware, it includes a 1080p, anti-glare screen, a 2.3-3.3GHz Intel Core i7-3610QM CPU as standard, and 8GB of RAM.

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Maingear introduces Nomad 17 customizable gaming notebook

09/30, 9:39pm

Price includes custom automotive paint job

Maingear has put a new 17-inch custom notebook up for ordering. The Nomad 17 gaming notebook aims to support its high-specification internals with a choice of six sleek "custom automotive paint jobs," a full HD 1080P matte display, multi-touch trackpad with gesture support, and dual speakers with a built-in subwoofer.

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Maingear updates all-in-one Solo 21 with new design, gear

08/28, 10:41am

Solo 21 is revamped with new look and features, lower starting price

Maingear has now revealed a revamped version of its Solo 21 all-in-one PC introduced back in March. As before, it remains fully upgradeable, but there are new features and a refreshed design. In an unusual change, it also starts at less than before, with base pricing now $900 instead of the previous starting point of $1,000.

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Maingear shows off 11.6-inch notebook with Ivy Bridge power

04/27, 1:10pm

Maingear Pulse 11 due in June for $1,100

Maingear just took the wraps off an upcoming 11.6-inch notebook, the Pulse 11. According to Engadget, the small computer will be powered by the latest Ivy Bridge CPUs, with the standard model getting a Core i5 of unspecified clock speed. There is also support for up to 16GB of RAM and an NVIDIA GeForce GT650M GPU with 2GB of dedicated RAM is an option.

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Maingear delivers first upgradeable all-in-one PC

03/14, 6:30am

Maingear intros re-configurable all-in-one PC

Maingear has taken the wraps off what it is calling the world’s first upgradeable all-in-one PC. While the device is bulkier than most of its all-in-one competition, unlike its competition, the Maingear Solo 21 can be specified with a Thin Mini-ITX motherboard that will also users to upgrade to future Intel chips that will be built on a 22nm process. It centers on its namesake 1080p 21-inch monitor that can also be configured with an optional 10-point multi-touch display.

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Intel unveils 3.3GHz Core i7-3960X, Maingear launches first

11/14, 8:00am

Intel Core i7-3960X debuts in updated Maingear PCs

Intel brought out a swan song for its second-generation Core processors Monday by launching a new flagship mainstream processor. The Core i7-3960X Extreme Edition clocks at 3.3GHz, even with six cores, and can Turbo Boost to 3.9GHz when fewer cores are needed; as an Extreme Edition, it's designed to allow for overclocks. It sits as one of the few Sandy Bridge-E processors and adds support for quad-channel memory, giving it very high bandwidth when paired with four sticks of RAM.

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MainGear intros 13- and 15-inch Clutch notebooks

10/21, 11:00pm

Compact design geared for "road warriors"

MainGear has expanded its notebook lineup with two new devices, the Clutch-13 and Clutch-15. Both models are geared for "on-the-go" individuals, with a focus on portability and light weight. The basic notebooks offer limited ports and no optical drive, however an included docking station adds VGA and DVI video outputs and several extra USB ports.

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MainGear intros gaming PCs with NVIDIA GTX 460

07/12, 4:40pm

MainGear to offer five gaming rigs with GTX 460

Gaming PC maker MainGear said it will soon offer a number of its products with the newly released GeForce GTX 460. The company will offer it as an option on its Shift, F131, Vybe, and X-Cube lines of desktop PCs. The 768MB MainGear-spec GTX 460 has 336 CUDA cores and a 675MHz clock speed. It's SLI-capable for those who want to add an extra card later on for more performance.

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MainGear outs flagship 17.3-inch gaming notebook

06/23, 5:30pm

MainGear outs gaming notebook with GTX 480M

Gaming PC maker MainGear on Wednesday introduced its latest gaming notebook, the eX-L 17. It can be had with a choice of Intel's Core i5 or Core i7 processors, topping out at the 1.73GHz quad-core i7, along with a choice of ATI's 1GB Mobility Radeon HD 5870 GPU, 2GB NVIDIA's GTX 480M or a 1GB Quadro FX 2800M. The glare-free 17.3-inch screen puts out a 1080p picture.

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CyberPower, Maingear roll out Phenom II X6 gaming PCs

04/27, 5:10pm

Phenom II X6 shows up in CyberPower, Maingear PCs

Gaming PC makers CyberPower and Maingear have released new systems that feature AMD's new six-core Phenom II X6 CPU at their hearts. CyberPower's entries are the Gamer Dragon CrossFire Ultimate and Gamer Ultra CrossFireX Pro desktops, with the former shipping with the faster 3.2GHz Phenom II X6, while the latter gets the 2.8GHz version. Each can be had with the other chip, however. The systems are otherwise largely configurable, including a choice of mainboards, graphics cards (up to three Radeon HD 5870s) and drives (up to 2TB each).

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Maingear updates eX-L 15 with Core i5, i7

04/20, 1:05pm

Maingear brings Core i5, i7 to eX-L 15 gaming PC

Custom PC builder Maingear has refreshed its 15.6-inch eX-L 15 gaming notebook with Intel's Core i5 and Core i7 processors. The notebook was introduced last August topped out with a 2.53GHz Core 2 Quad. The new version has much faster Mobility Radeon HD 5870 graphics and can be had with a 1080p screen, though a 1600x900 display is standard.

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MainGear intros Quantum SHIFT PC for graphics pros

04/12, 3:10pm

MainGear Quantum SHIFT PC has up to 3 Quadro FXs

PC maker MainGear has released its Quantum SHIFT workstation PC for creative pros. Unlike its gaming PCs, the SHIFT can be ordered with up to three NVIDIA Quadro FX graphics cards. The full tower can also house up to 96GB of RAM, with processor choices that include Intel's quad-core 3.2GHz Core i7 or the six-core, 3.33GHz Extreme Edition.

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CyberPower, HP, Maingear, Velocity add six-core i7 towers

03/16, 2:40pm

Intel Core i7 makes it into range of gaming PCs

Intel's recently unveiled six-core Core i7-980X CPU has found its way into a number of high-end desktop PCs from four manufacturers this week, including CyberPower, HP, Maingear and Velocity. Rated at 3.33GHz in standard form, the chip uses Hyperthreading to handle as much as 12 tasks at once. Some manufacturers have also taken it upon themselves to overclock Intel's most capable consumer CPU.

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Maingear 15-inch game notebook gets Core i7, 4570 video

03/03, 12:50pm

Maingear mX-L 15 produces cheap speed

Maingear today catered to its bread-and-butter gaming audience with a mid-range performance notebook, the mX-L 15. At 15.6 inches, the system avoids the cost of a desktop replacement's display but is still relatively fast. Every model has a Mobility Radeon HD 4570 for mid-range graphics, and processors range from a dual-core 2.4GHz Core i5 to a quad-core 1.73GHz Core i7.

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MainGear ships gaming PC with 3.6GHz Core i7

01/20, 5:20pm

MainGear intros F1X gaming PC series

Custom PC maker MainGear on Wednesday introduced a new series of gaming PCs, the F1X, which is made up of the flagship F1X 750, F1X 500 and F1X 200. The F1X 750 has an overclocked Core i7 CPU to 3.6GHz, MainGear's own X30 liquid-cooling and 12GB of RAM. It claims a graphics edge as well with dual ATI Radeon HD 5870 graphics cards in CrossFire mode.

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Maingear unveils minimalist, Core i7 SHIFT tower

11/02, 10:50am

Maingear SHIFT is liquid-cooled, aluminum

Maingear today tackled the very high end, designer category of gaming PCs with the SHIFT. The system is specially designed by Maingear with an aluminum chassis and a rare, vertically-aligned cooling system; besides using an Asetek system to cool the processor without fans, all other components point upwards and have their heat naturally vent upwards instead of front-to-back like in most PCs. The system is also subtler with an all-black design and a pop-up port array on the top with card readers, FireWire, USB and audio.

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CyberPower, iBuyPower, MainGear add Radeon HD 5800

09/23, 6:20pm

Radeon HD 5800 reaches three PC builders

Three custom-order PC builders today became some of the earliest to pick up AMD's ATI Radeon HD 5800 series as a video option. CyberPower has added the option to three of its systems and will see the Core i5-based Xtreme 4200 and Phenom II-based Gamer Dragon 9500 come with a Radeon HD 5850 as standard while the Core i7-founded will ship with a Radeon HD 5870. Prices start from $927 for the Gamer Dagon and mode up to $999 and $1,393 for the Xtreme 4200 and 5200 respectively.

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Maingear bows 15-inch eX-L gaming notebook

08/06, 2:35pm

Maingear eX L 15 Notebook

Maingear this afternoon launched its fastest 15-inch notebook in a bid to capture gamers looking for regular-sized notebooks. The eX-L 15 focuses on gaming first with a 1GB GeForce GTX 260M as standard in every system. Each system also has at least a 1680x1050 display resolution; custom-ordered models can come with up to a 2.53GHz Core 2 Quad, 8GB of RAM, a Blu-ray drive and either a 500GB conventional hard drive or a 256GB solid-state drive.

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Maingear eX-L notebook boasts Core 2 Extreme, 2 GPUs

07/23, 6:05pm

Maingear eX-L notebook

Maingear on Thursday introduced its latest high-end notebook, the eX-L 18, featuring dual 1GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280M GPUs and an 18.4-inch display with 1920x1080 resolution. CPU options include several Core 2 Duo components up to 2.8GHz, along with the quad-core Core 2 Extreme running at 2.53GHz.

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Maingear debuts Core i7 home theater, gaming PC

06/18, 3:00pm

Maingear Axess HD gamer PC

Maingear recently introduced a high-end version of its Axess HD Gamer PC, which is meant to sit in users' living rooms as hinted at by its low-profile black aluminum case and front-mounted OLED display that shows song and artist or movie title information. It is the first PC to ship with the Phantom Lapboard wireless gaming keyboard. The highly-customizable PC ships with an Intel Core i7 CPU and up to 12GB of RAM, as well as dual NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GT graphics cards in an SLI configuration.

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Maingear intros Ion-based Pulse gaming PC

06/05, 10:35am

Maingear Pulse desktop

Maingear has introduced the Pulse, a small form-factor PC featuring the NVIDIA Ion chipset. The basic configuration ships with a 2.93GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor, an integrated GeForce 9300 GPU, 2GB of RAM and a 160GB hard drive. The Ion components and an 80-percent efficient power supply are claimed to reduce power consumption, while customers can also add a GeForce 9800 GT ECO GPU or 65-watt Intel Core 2 Quad processors. The company claims a fully-loaded Pulse draws less than 145 watts under load while gaming.

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Maingear unveils laser-etched mX-L notebook

03/26, 2:55pm

Maingear mX-L

Maingear on Thursday hoped to add a unique feature to small-but-fast notebooks by launching the mX-L. The 13.3-inch platform is rare among factory-built notebooks in its option for a custom laser engraving on the back that personalizes its look. The system is also still rare for its size in having the choice of up to a 2.93GHz Core 2 Duo for its processor and storage that scales up to either Intel's 160GB X25-M solid-state drive or a traditional 500GB Western Digital rotating disk. Custom orders can similarly outfit it with up to 8GB of RAM.

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Maingear rolls creative PC with Quadro CX, damping

01/29, 3:40pm

Maingear Remix

Maingear is following a different tack on high-end PCs Thursday by releasing the Remix, a mid-tower PC built specifically as a creative workstation. The system is tailored most towards visual editors and can come with a Quadro CX video card to accelerate filters, H.264 video encoding, and other features in Adobe's CS4 suite as well as other apps that recognize NVIDIA's CUDA acceleration language. Musicians are also catered to with sound insulation to cut down on fan noise and a built-in M-Audio PCI interface for recording instruments.

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