Four Boutique GeForce GTX 590 Gaming PCs

March 25, 2011

By Andrew Burnes

With the launch of the GeForce GTX 590, manufacturers have been integrating the massively powerful dual GPU graphics card into their range of configurable systems. Digital Storm’s Hailstorm computer comes equipped with liquid cooling, an Intel second generation Sandy Bridge i7-2600K CPU, an ASUS P67 Sabertooth motherboard, a 1 terabyte hard drive, and 8GB of RAM, for example:

Digital Storm Hailstorm

  • CPU: Intel Core i7 2600K 3.4 GHz
  • MotherBoard: ASUS Sabertooth P67
  • Memory: 8GB DDR3 1600MHz Digital Storm
    Certified Performance Series
  • Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590 3GB
  • Hard Drive: 1TB Western Digital Caviar
  • Power Supply: 1200W Digistal Storm Certified
  • Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7
    Home Premium

Falcon Northwest’s Mach V is similarly equipped, though they opt for an ASUS Maximus IV Extreme motherboard and up to 16GB of RAM, while Maingear equips their Shift PC with a Gigabyte P67A or X58 ASUS Rampage III motherboard. Maingear also allow customers to equip their Shift systems with up to 6 terabytes of solid state drive storage, or 12 terabytes of conventional hard disk-based storage.

Falcon Northwest Mach V

  • CPU: Intel 2nd Generation Core i7-2600K
  • Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590
  • MotherBoard: ASUS Maximus 4 Extreme
  • Memory: 16 GB
  • Hard Drive: 1TB
  • Power Supply: 1,200 Watt
  • Operating System: Windows 7

Maingear Shift

  • CPU: Choice of Intel Core i7 990X Extreme Processor, Core i5 and i7
    2500k and 2600k (overclocked up to 5GHz on Intel Core i7 2600k)
  • MotherBoard: Gigabyte P67A or X58 Based Asus Rampage III
  • Memory: Up to 16GB Patriot Divison 2 Dual-Channel DDR3-1866MHz
    (P67/H67) or 24GB Patriot Viper 2 DDR3-1600MHz (X58)
  • Video Card: up to dual NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590 Superclocked in SLI
    with PhysX
  • Hard Drive: up to 12 SSD Drives (6TB) or 12TB SATA 7200RPM
  • Optical Drive: Up to 8X Super Multi Blu-ray/DVD Burner
    (BD-R, DVD+-RW, CD-RW)
  • Operating System: Genuine Windows 7 Home, Professional
    or Ultimate 64-Bit

Last but not least, Origin offers their Genesis systems with a complete liquid cooling package --encompassing the CPU, video card and motherboard-- and custom overclocks of up to 5GHz on their first generation Intel i7 processors.

Origin PC Genesis

  • Fully Customizable including any Desktop Case
  • Overclocked Processors up to over 5.0GHz
  • Liquid Cooling options for CPU, GPU, and
  • Up to NVIDIA Quad SLI
  • Custom Airbrushing from Killer Paint
  • Multiple Hard Drive and Solid State Drive Options

Regardless of manufacturer, each GeForce GTX 590 system can be configured to your heart’s desire, or the limit of your bank balance, whichever comes first.