Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock were both unavailable for comment, but we’re guessing the pair would be quite pleased to see that the tech world’s Need For Speed is hardly fading. Maingear and Origin PC have both announced this week that their high-end gaming desktops are now available with Intel’s Core i7 2700K — a beast of a processor that’s clocked from the factory at 3.5GHz. Maingear’s shoving this guy into its SHIFT (starting at $1,985) and F131 (starting at $1,228) rigs, with factory overclocking options pushing it beyond 5GHz. Origin is hawking its Genesis desktop with a factory speed of 5.2GHz, and yes, gratis warranties are thrown in for the paranoid. Hit the links below to give your wallet the dent it’s been asking for.
Maingear and Origin PC shove Intel’s Core i7 2700K into gaming rigs, overclock it beyond 5GHz originally appeared on Engadget on Wed, 26 Oct 2011 16:28:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.