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Velocity Micro Announces the Raptor MultiPlex Home Theater/Gaming PC

Dec 6, 2011
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Velocity Micro, the premier builder of award winning enthusiast desktops, laptops, peripherals, and Cruz tablets announces the release of the Raptor MultiPlex, a fully customizable home theater and gaming hybrid system designed to dominate the living room.

Capable of 1080p gaming, media streaming, Cable Card functionality with DVR, Blu-ray playback, and so much more, the Raptor MultiPlex converges the gaming PC with home theater devices to create an immensely powerful system. Configurations start at $1,899.

"Since our early days, Velocity Micro's focus has been largely in two categories – powerful enthusiast desktops and stunning home theater PCs," said Randy Copeland, President and CEO of Velocity Micro. "With the Raptor MultiPlex, we've essentially brought those two categories together to create something really awe-inspiring. It was a natural progression for us and we think our customers are going to love it."

Built in a solid aluminum case designed to fit perfectly with your current home theater set up, the Raptor MultiPlex features premium grade components, acoustically tuned and hand assembled in the USA. Fully capable of big screen 1080p gaming, the MultiPlex also serves as a media streaming box, DVR, Blu-ray player, audio receiver, and more. Key specs include:

- Asus P8Z77-V Pro Motherboard with Thunderbolt
- Intel Core i5 and Core i7 Ivybridge processors
- 16 GB DDR3-2133 memory
- NVIDIA GTX 600 series graphics
- Digital TV tuners capable of up to 4 concurrent recordings
- Intel 520 Series solid state boot drives
- Up to 3 x 2 TB Hard Drives configured in RAID 5 – capable of holding hundreds of hours of HD TV
- High Definition 9.1 Channel audio with S/PDIF out
- Windows 8 Pro
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What strikes me odd is the raid 5 for what is basically a high end Dvd.