Friday, July 25th 2014

iBUYPOWER and ASUS Bring Optiboost to ASUS Desktops

iBUYPOWER and ASUS today announced a partnership that will offer ASUS' market-leading technology and design with iBUYPOWER's highly rated customization program - Optiboost. With Optiboost there is no shortage of ways to make the desktop experience truly your own. In addition, with ASUS' renowned product design and reliability you can feel safe whether you need a personalized desktop focused on enjoying the latest in digital content delivery, improving productivity or just wanting to play the latest games.

"We're proud to add ASUS to the Optiboost family" said Darren Su, Vice President of iBUYPOWER. "ASUS and iBUYPOWER aim to bring the best desktop experience to a wide variety of consumers through trusted product engineering, cutting-edge customization and tuning options."

"ASUS believes in bringing the latest product design backed by leading desktop reliability to customers. With Optiboost by iBUYPOWER, users will easily be able to customize their own systems while taking advantage of ASUS' latest desktop technology," says David Wung, Sr Director of Product Management of Open Platform Business (OPBG) Group for ASUS Computer International.

iBUYPOWER is adding several high-performance options from ASUS to the Optiboost program. Users will have a wide range of ASUS desktops to choose from that includes the standards setting M11 to the brutally fast G10 gaming desktop and then customize to their heart's content with choices that are virtually endless.

ASUS desktops configured by iBUYPOWER Optiboost are available immediately.

For more information on iBUYPOWER's Optiboost program with ASUS, please visit:
www.ibuypower.com/Product/ASUS
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6 Comments on iBUYPOWER and ASUS Bring Optiboost to ASUS Desktops

#1
Eficent
I must be getting dull in my old age. But I can't quite figure out what optiboost actually is. It sounds cool, but even going to the website doesn't tell me what it is. Added storage capacity? As in adding another hard drive? Overclocking a CPU?

WHAT IS OPTIBOOST
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#2
Jorge
by: Eficent
I must be getting dull in my old age. But I can't quite figure out what optiboost actually is. It sounds cool, but even going to the website doesn't tell me what it is. Added storage capacity? As in adding another hard drive? Overclocking a CPU?

WHAT IS OPTIBOOST
This shows how bad PR can be when they have nothing to sell.

Optiboost appears to be nothing more than a marketing gimmick. You can evidently purchase overclocked CPUs, larger HDs, etc. It looks to be mostly a ruse for naïve consumers.

These gimmicks are for those with more money than technical skills.
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#3
Fx
by: Eficent
I must be getting dull in my old age. But I can't quite figure out what optiboost actually is. It sounds cool, but even going to the website doesn't tell me what it is. Added storage capacity? As in adding another hard drive? Overclocking a CPU?

WHAT IS OPTIBOOST
I just took a peek at it. It is fluff indeed. I would rather add a feather to the cart with a purchase from them to tickle my own ass.
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RCoon
Gaming Moderator
by: Eficent
I must be getting dull in my old age. But I can't quite figure out what optiboost actually is. It sounds cool, but even going to the website doesn't tell me what it is. Added storage capacity? As in adding another hard drive? Overclocking a CPU?

WHAT IS OPTIBOOST
The ability to customise an Asus product's hardware, AKA, add a hard drive to an Asus product, that would otherwise not be customisable. Issue is, people can do this themselves. Sometimes I wonder how in god's name ibuypower still exists. They're literally a worthless company.
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#5
RejZoR
Oh wow, basically they are selling a word "Optiboost". Because the rest can be done by an orangutan with a screwdriver.

My cheap Compaq CQ57 had 500GB HDD and 4GB RAM. I've bought extra 4GB of RAM and a 128GB SSD for it. So, my laptop has OPTIBOOST as well!!!111 Zomg...
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#6
Hood
This will probably turn out like Opti-Grab and they'll have to refund everyone's 99 cents....
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