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Presenting: Packard Bell ipower X2.0 Gaming Desktop

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Packard Bell, one of Europe’s top consumer PC brands in Europe, will reveal the next generation of its ipower gaming desktop PC to the gaming community at the Electronic Sports World Cup, which is being held on 4-6 July 2008 in Paris. The new gaming PC is christened: ipower X2.0.

Selected as the official ESWC gaming system in 2007 and 2008, the ipower range had to be up to the task of meeting the demanding requirements of amateur and professional PC gamers. Packard Bell confirms its engagement to the PC gaming community by unveiling the ipower X2.0, a stunning combination of power, graphics performance, state-of-the-art cooling and ergonomics.

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packard bell is junk
not necessarily, the high spec gaming system contain quality components but the price for that is quite extortionate since they are sold through PC World but I do concur they low spec systems branded packard bell are quite low quality.
 

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I thought the Packard Bell brand was dead... I still remember the fail of the computers they sold with the monitor attached to the computer... It was more of a boat anchor than an I-Mac.
 

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w0ot i remember my first....well...first family desktop was a packard bell. my first comp was b4 the family comp windows 3.1 ftw...anyway it ricked sox....but i thought HP bought them out?
 
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That pricing is bad enough to create protests in France.
 
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w0ot i remember my first....well...first family desktop was a packard bell. my first comp was b4 the family comp windows 3.1 ftw...anyway it ricked sox....but i thought HP bought them out?
Lol! Yeah our first "State of the art" home computer was a Packard Bell as well. It had a whopping 50MB HD, when you turned it on from day one it would make a grinding noise for a few minutes, then if you smacked the case just right it would boot.

I too thought the Packard Bell name brand was appropriately dead.:confused:
 

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That looks so rank. On a completely useless note, my first PC was a Packard Bell.
 

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My first true desktop, meaning something I didn't build myself, was also a Packard Bell. It delighted me to no end to smash that POS to bits when the time finally came - it gave me nothing but problems & nightmares. The best thing about this is the G15 :D
 

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My first pc was an Zenith (AT&T type) 486DX2 66mhz Intel with 8 megs of ram and 540mb hdd :roll: my second pc I got from Rent A Center was a packard bell. I think HP took over for them in the US, but they still rule in the EU.
 

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packard hell is still kicking around? i thought they became hp years ago...
 

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Wow, my first PC was a Packard Bell. Got it at Office Depot when I was in 1st grade, and boy did it suck. Good to see they're still around and overcharging like the old days. :laugh:
 

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My Packard Bell had EDO SIMMS, how old school is that?

^^

I did however managed to overclock it from the default 166MHz to 200MHz by changing a jumper. I also removed the plastic fan grill so that it's run cooler.

:D

The good ole days.
 

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good god yall still have to deal with packard bell over there, they gave up over here, heck a dell is better than a PB, the only thing they where good for here was an expensive paper weight or target practice
 

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LOL!

Even though I dislike PB computers, my PB lasted me 7 years but I guess that was due to the fact I couldn't afford a new PC. I've just gone onto my 4th PC, well I guess you could say 4th PC.