Velocity Micro Overdrive BigBlock.GTX flaunts a $7,999 price tag for ‘extreme computing’

Velocity Micro Overdrive BigBlockGTX

Those looking out for a computer that’s ‘overclocked beyond imagination,’ and willing to shell out around $8,000 on a single rig ought to take a look at the Velocity Micro Overdrive BigBlock.GTX. This system falls under the re-launched Overdrive PC brand and it’s the manufacturer’s latest addition to the extreme desktop lineup.

The foundation of this machine is laid down by the Asus Rampage IV Extreme motherboard. Giving it the ‘extreme computing’ title is the Intel Core i7 3960X Extreme Edition hexa core processor that’s Hyperclocked to 4.6GHz. The basic version embeds 32GB of quad channel memory, while potential buyers can configure the system with a total of up to 64GB of RAM. Aimed towards gaming enthusiasts, the computer is fitted with 3 GeForce GTX 680 GPUs that operate in Tri-SLI mode.

“We’re always looking for new ways to revolutionize the desktop PC through our meticulous engineering to create a truly mind blowing customer experience. With the Overdrive brand, we’re able to continue to push that envelope,” commented Randy Copeland, President and CEO of Velocity Micro. “By giving our customers this extreme luxury option, the new Overdrive PC rounds out our line of ultra-performance desktops perfectly.”

For storage, it encompasses 2 Intel 520 Series 240GB SSDs and an HDD with 2TB of hoarding capacity. To keep things cool, an aluminum chassis holds the system together, while custom fans take care of the excess heat. Other features include a Velocity Micro LiquiCool 6 cooling system, a Blu-ray burner, a total of 8 USB ports and a genuine copy of Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate.

The Velocity Micro Overdrive BigBlock.GTX price tag starts at $7,999. This high-end rig is up for grabs thorough the company’s website.

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