Maingear Quantum Shift updated with Xeon E3 lineup

Posted on Friday, Apr 22 2011 @ 20:21 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Maingear announced it's new shipping Quantum Shift PCs with Intel's Xeon E3-1200 processor family.
MAINGEAR, an award-winning PC system builder offering custom desktops, notebooks, workstations and media centers, updates the Quantum Shift with the new Intel® Xeon® Processor E3-1200 Family; delivering great price to performance workstations with an energy-efficient design for content creation applications.

MAINGEAR QUANTUM SHIFT workstation systems based on the Intel® Xeon® E3 1200 product family delivers the features, functions and manageability to support the needs of 2D CAD, entry level digital media and 3D CAD users. Designed for the budget-conscious workstation user, this platform now includes an integrated Intel HD graphics solution. Entry users will have access to powerful, energy-efficient processors that scale to performance to help them work faster. Coupled with optimized support for professional GPU solutions from NVIDIA and AMD, the MAINGEAR QUANTUM SHIFT can be configured for a wide range of 3D intensive applications.

The MAINGEAR QUANTUM SHIFT is also updated with the ASUS P8B WS Motherboard which is the ideal foundation for a powerful PC. It delivers awesome power, dependable performance and unparalleled multiple I/O scalability for the most demanding tasks and future upgrades. It intelligently reduces operation noise and dissipates heat through advanced and environmentally friendly methods to accommodate user needs. The P8B WS also features the workstation-specific Intel® C206 chipset to boost extreme-output HD3000 integrated graphics. It provides ultimate visualization and 3D modeling capabilities, with dedicated support for professional applications such as Adobe® Photoshop™, Autodesk® AutoCAD® , Autodesk® Inventor®, UGS® Solid edge® and more to experience extreme graphics performance.

“The pairing of the new Intel Xeon E3 1200 series processors and the ASUS P8B WS motherboard is a perfect addition to the Quantum SHIFT,” said Wallace Santos, CEO and founder of MAINGEAR. “This combo brings excellent performance at a great price giving entry level content creators a great system to get started on.”

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