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MAINGEAR Intros New Vertical Heat Dissipation Desktop, Upgrades the Rest

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MAINGEAR, a PC innovator and award-winning PC system builder offering custom desktops, notebooks, and workstations introduces 2 new desktops with vertical heat dissipation chassis design (VRTX Cooling Technology) and updates all desktops and notebooks with the new 3rd generation Intel Core processors.

The MAINGEAR SHIFT was the first in the industry to offer a custom PC that rotates the internal components of the PC to leverage the natural tendency of hot air to rise. As it exhausts through the top vents, cool air is drawn in from the bottom of the chassis, keeping components cooler, limiting noise, and increasing overclocking and stability potential. This vertical heat dissipation design has won MAINGEAR a 2011 CES Design and Innovations award as well as numerous editors' choice awards. MAINGEAR is proud to offer two more desktops to create a family of desktops that offer vertical heat dissipation design with different chassis and performance selection grades.





The well-known and award-winning MAINGEAR F131 has always offered a more traditional yet powerful mid-size tower solution for those looking for something smaller than the SHIFT with extreme performance at a lower price point. The new MAINGEAR F131 chassis will now offer a new micro ATX vertical heat dissipation design that is similar to the SHIFT, delivering on customer demand for VRTX Cooling Technology in a smaller footprint without compromise. The new F131 will support the latest technology, offer dual GPUs of any length, and includes a hot-swap, tool-less bay for quick data storage needs. In addition, options to select MANGEAR EPIC innovations such as the EPIC 120 CPU cooling as well as the EPIC T1000 will also improve the overall high performance PC experience. The F131 features a bold and clean 360 degree exterior design with a slot loading optical drive and the same refined aesthetics as its older brother, the SHIFT. With a 2.5 mm thick, sand-blasted and anodized aluminum chassis and its 9.25" (W) x 19.17" (H) x 11.18" (D) smaller size, this system takes up 38% less space than the previous F131 design without compromising on performance. The starting at price for the new F131 is $1,049.

The 3rd desktop to offer vertical heat dissipation solution is the new MAINGEAR Potenza, the world's first mini-ITX gaming solution designed for overclocking with a Digi+ VRM design found on larger, full-sized desktop motherboards. The Potenza offers a mini ITX custom desktop solution that is 45% smaller than the new F131, 76% smaller than the SHIFT, and offers an even smaller desktop solution with a smaller footprint design and no cables on four sides just like the new F131. The Potenza can accommodate graphic cards up to 10" including the latest NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680, support one 3.5" and two 2.5" drives, includes a 140 mm Air Penetrator fan and also supports the EPIC 120 CPU liquid cooling that can be installed to satisfy needs of any enthusiasts or office. With the petite size of 7.4" (W) x 15.6" (H) x 9.25" (D), the MAINGEAR Potenza's sleek design further increases the appeal of this unique computer form factor. The starting at price for the new MAINGEAR Potenza is $899.

If the plain black box isn't enough for you and more color is desired, exterior design can also be customized with different automotive quality paint options that are affordable or etched with name, artwork or logo. Combined with technology from MAINGEAR's EPIC Research Labs like the EPIC Audio Engine, EPIC T1000 phase change thermal material, and EPIC CPU liquid cooling, MAINGEAR's new custom desktop family rolls up to be one hell of a beast that runs silent, cool and powerful.

Staying true to pushing performance, all of MAINGEAR's desktops: MAINGEAR SHIFT, F131, Potenza, VYBE and X-Cube along with the Alt and eX-L series notebooks offers the latest and fastest in custom computer technology including the new 3rd generation Intel Core processor with the option to overclocked for more even more performance. Whether it's for serious multimedia or multitasking, PC enthusiasts can unlock a new level of PC experience with expert overclocks courtesy of MAINGEAR's decade of performance innovation.

"Intel's latest and most advanced 3rd generation Intel Core processors in MAINGEAR PCs are a terrific combination for serious PC enthusiasts to unleash their full potential. The overclocked 3rd Generation processor helps unlock a whole new PC experience." Said CJ Bruno, Intel VP, GM Americas. "MAINGEAR understands their customers want the best performance and we are excited that MAINGEAR is offering the new 3rd Gen Core processors for their new desktops."

"We are very excited and offer the option for our customers to select a MAINGEAR desktop with heat dissipation solution in three different chassis size and performance levels." said Wallace Santos, CEO and Founder of MAINGEAR. "The new 3rd generation Intel Core i7 3930K processor and Intel Z77 Chipset, built in any of our desktops offer the ultimate gaming experience."

All of MAINGEAR products are supported with lifetime labor and phone support with one to three year hardware warranty. For more information about MAINGEAR's unique desktops and gaming pcs, please visit: www.maingear.com.
 

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A lot of cases have already implemented this. This case is good if you have reference blower type graphics.
 
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I like this a lot :)
 
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silverstone style?
 
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Really good job. I'd love to get my hands on the "Potenza" rig. Mini-Silverstone case - niiice- any day hands down. I start to like this proprietary attempts to break it up a little bit. The PC Case industry is so over-licensed in my opinion. You can't release a case without being accused of "borrowing/stealing" MB orientation or screw-less brackets or something else. It's obvious they paid fees to Silverstone, but still, better than nothing.
 
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So... it's just a Fortress 3 and a Fortress 3 Mini. So much for "innovation".


/movealong
 
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copyright alert

I like how the article NEVER ONCE mentioned the name "Silverstone"

considering this is a exact ripoff of their FT03 and FT03 Mini cases

 
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They also never mentioned corsair and nvidia etc.

They are system builders not case manufacturers.
your logic is flawed

they also didn't replace a maingear logo onto the nvidia and corsair products

Using and selling a product is fine, but altering something, such as replacing a different brand logo onto a product, and call it yours (without ever mentioning the original party), thats called copyright infringement.
its like I buy a book, read it, and resell it. thats perfectly ok. but if i were to buy the book, change the book's title and author to my name and republish it, and sell it. That is not ok, you understand??
 
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your logic is flawed

they also didn't replace a maingear logo onto the nvidia and corsair products

Using and selling a product is fine, but altering something, such as replacing a different brand logo onto a product, and call it yours (without ever mentioning the original party), thats called copyright infringement.
its like I buy a book, read it, and resell it. thats perfectly ok. but if i were to buy the book, change the book's title and author to my name and republish it, and sell it. That is not ok, you understand??
So all those PSU sellers which buy OEM produced units, slap on their logo and sell them are doing "copyright infringement" because they don't mention "made by X" on the box ?

The only logic flawed here is yours: Silverstone serves as an OEM for MAINGEAR. Maingear is not stealing the design and producing their own copy, they are paying Silverstone to manufacture units for them.

What "copyright infringement" are you talking about?
 
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your logic is flawed

they also didn't replace a maingear logo onto the nvidia and corsair products

Using and selling a product is fine, but altering something, such as replacing a different brand logo onto a product, and call it yours (without ever mentioning the original party), thats called copyright infringement.
its like I buy a book, read it, and resell it. thats perfectly ok. but if i were to buy the book, change the book's title and author to my name and republish it, and sell it. That is not ok, you understand??
You probably don't know how non-disclosure agreements work, nor don't you understand how OEMs operate.
 

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I thought it was common knowledge that Maingear has a partnership with Silverstone...
The Full size tower is custom made by Silverstone just for Maingear.
 
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your logic is flawed


Using and selling a product is fine, but altering something, such as replacing a different brand logo onto a product, and call it yours (without ever mentioning the original party), thats called copyright infringement.
its like I buy a book, read it, and resell it. thats perfectly ok. but if i were to buy the book, change the book's title and author to my name and republish it, and sell it. That is not ok, you understand??


It's completely fine, people sell their products to be re-branded all the time .

For example the Corsair AIO water cooler in that system is actually produced by Asetek.
 
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I like how they didn't forget about cooling the VRM's around the CPU.
 
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I thought it was common knowledge that Maingear has a partnership with Silverstone...
The Full size tower is custom made by Silverstone just for Maingear.
Actually, it's just an RV01 with a custom front panel.
 

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Any of these available with a side window?
yes at a cost. For instance I know its like $129 on the SHIFT.

@ deleted, the whole exterior is Maingear's, nothing there resembles the original RV01.
 

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@ deleted, the whole exterior is Maingear's, nothing there resembles the original RV01.
All of the plastic is different. Everything on the inside is still clearly an RV01.
 

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I didn't say the inside wasn't an RV01, I said the exterior, and its aluminum by the way, is all Maingear Specific.