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Maingear's top-of-the-line workstation sports the latest Intel Xeon E3 series chips, based on the Sandy Bridge architecture, with room for loads of extras including professional graphics solutions.


  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: 2011


  • Desktop type: Tower, Gaming PC
  • Case Dimensions (largest): 24 inches
  • Case Dimensions (middle): 21.5 inches
  • Case Dimensions (smallest): 8.6 inches
  • Weight: 60 pounds
  • Color: Green, Blue, White, Orange, Purple, Gray, Red, Black


  • Operating system: Windows 7


  • CPU brand: Intel
  • CPU family: Sandy Bridge
  • Base CPU model: Xeon E3-1235
  • Cores: 4
  • Clockspeed: 3.2 GHz
  • Turbo clockspeed: 3.6 GHz

Processor (base)

  • Brand: Intel
  • Family: Sandy Bridge
  • Model: Xeon E3-1280
  • Cores: 4
  • Clockspeed: 3.5 GHz
  • Turbo clockspeed: 3.9 GHz

Processor (max)

  • Graphics type: Discrete
  • Base discrete GPU brand: Nvidia
  • Base discrete GPU model: GeForce GTX 560
  • Dedicated VRAM size: 1 GB

GPU (base)

  • Discrete GPU brand: Nvidia
  • Discrete GPU model: Quadro 6000
  • Dedicated VRAM size: 6 GB

GPU (max)

  • Base RAM size: 8 GB
  • Max. config RAM: 16 GB
  • RAM type: DDR3
  • Base RAM speed: 1866 MHz
  • Slots: 4


  • Options: HDD (7200RPM), Flash Memory (SSD), HDD (10000RPM)
  • Base storage type: Other
  • Base storage capacity: 1120 GB
  • Max. config HDD: 12 TB
  • Max. config SSD: 1960 GB
  • Card reader: Yes
  • Card reader support: SD, microSD, Memory Stick, CompactFlash, SmartMedia, MMC


  • Drive(s): 1
  • Optical drive: Yes
  • Drive type: Tray-loading
  • Optical disc support: DVD Super Multi, BD-ROM, Blu-ray burner

Optical Drive

  • USB: 6
  • FireWire 400: 2
  • Ethernet: 3
  • Ethernet type: 10/100/1000 (Gigabit)
  • 3.5mm headphone: 1
  • 3.5mm line-in / microphone: 1
  • 3.5mm surround sound: 1


  • 5.25-inch: 2
  • 3.5-inch: 6


  • Discrete audio card: Optional


  • Wi-Fi: Optional
  • Wi-Fi options: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
  • Bluetooth: Yes


  • PSU wattage: 850 W


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