HP previews the Envy Phoenix h9, an upcoming Intel Ivy Bridge desktop PC with Windows 8. The system appears to feature a BTX layout, with an "armor-plated" design, toolfree HDD bays, fancy red LED fans, and some cable management to improve airflow. The system will start shipping on October 26th with pricing starting at $899. Buyers will be able to choose between AMD and NVIDIA graphics cards, you can throw some SSDs into the mix and liquid cooling is also available.
For users who enjoy creating digital content or immersive gaming, the HP ENVY Phoenix h9 desktop PC has new features to make the computing experience faster and more enjoyable. It features a distinct armor-plated design and attention-grabbing lighting, with toolless hard-disk bays that support up to three internal drives. Updated cable dressing improves airflow and cooling in the chassis for enhanced longevity and makes swapping components easier than ever.
Top-of-the-line third-generation Intel processors and a choice of NVIDIA discrete graphics or AMD ultra-high-performance graphics coupled with powerful options such as ExpressCache, solid state drives (SSDs) and liquid cooling make this HP's most powerful desktop tower to date. With an ExpressCache SSD option, users will enjoy fast boot-up and application start times. Music and games will sound great with Beats Audio, while HP Connected Remote and Connected Photo make it simple to access content from a smartphone, tablet or other PC.