Maingear Slaps Core i7 980X into Shift "Supercomputer"

Paul Lilly

Another day, another Core i7 980X Extreme Edition processor announcement, this time coming from Maingear. The boutique system vendor says it has updated its Shift "everyday supercomputer" with Intel's flagship part, along with a few other upgrades.

"Our all new 2010 Shift is taking the pole position in the high performance consumer desktop market," said Wallace Santos, CEO and Founder of Maingear. "By intelligently integrating best-of-breed hardware and supporting it with top-tier, in-house technical support by the same guys who built your system, we're delivering the best PC experience money can buy."

To equip the Shift with Intel's 6-core part, pricing starts out at $3,290 and includes an Asus P6X58D Premium motherboard, 6GB of Kingston HyperX DDR3-1600 memory, 750GB hard drive, Radeon HD5770 graphics card, DVD burner, 750W power supply, Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, and a few other bullet points. Where you go from there is up to you, and your bank account.

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