Everybody and their uncle is hot to trot with Intel's X79 platform, and that includes boutique system builder AVADirect. Most of the systems we've seen have been geared towards balls-to-the-wall performance, which definitely tickles our fancy, but so does the idea of a silent or low-noise PC build on top of Sandy Bridge-E. For about $1,900 and change, AVADirect says you can own one.
AVADirect's Silent Gaming PC is one of several new desktops the system builder offers that feature the X79 chipset (the other two being a ' CrossFireX Custom Gaming System ' and a ' Performance Custom Computer '). The base configuration includes:
AVADirect's pitch is that it uses "high-end brand parts and handpicked components...while keeping those decibels to nearly whisper quiet levels." No easy task, but one we'll gladly watch system builders attempt to tackle.
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