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Systemax Launches Sabre II Gaming PC Based on New Intel® Core™2 Extreme Quad-Core Processor

At just $3,999.99, Systemax enters the market at an attractive price point for gamers and power users looking to get their hands on the industry's latest technology


MIAMI, FL - NOVEMBER 14th, 2006 - Systemax, the great American PC maker, has announced the release of the company's first desktop gaming PC featuring the new Intel® Core 2 Extreme QX6700 quad-core processor - the Systemax SABRE II. Intel's highly-anticipated release raises the bar to levels not seen before for performance, graphics, and power efficiency. In addition to the high-performance Core 2 Extreme quad-core processor, the Systemax SABRE II is loaded with other features that make it the ultimate gaming and machine and latest addition to the company's expanded line of high-end gaming PCs.

Features of the new SABRE II include the Intel® D975XBX2 motherboard, dual ATI Radeon X1950 XTX 512MB video cards with Crossfire, Corsair TwinX 2GB PC6400 DDR2 Memory, dual 150GB SATA 10,000RPM hard drives with RAID 0 Stripe, a 400GB SATA 7299RPM Hard Drive, a Plextor PX-755SA 16x DVDRW Drive, a 52x32x52/16x Combo Drive Black, a 9 in 1 Media Reader, a SoundBlaster X-Fi Sound Card, an Ultra X-Finity 600W power supply, a Saitek Eclipse blue illuminated keyboard, a Razer Copperhead High Precision blue gaming mouse, Microsoft Windows XP Professional, and a one-year warranty on parts and labor.

In addition to these features, as an exclusive offer only available to Systemax Sabre II customers, when ATI launches their Direct3D 10 Video Card early next year, Systemax will upgrade their systems to the new cards for FREE!

"With the release of the Core 2 Extreme quad-core processor, Intel has made a commitment to take gaming and computer performance to the next level," says Richard Wallet, Executive Vice President for Systemax. "At Systemax, we are making a similar commitment to our customers by bringing them the latest in processing and graphics technology while continuing to expand our offerings within the gaming and high-performance space."

"Power users and gaming enthusiasts are always looking to push the performance of their computers to the next level," says Greg Pearson, Vice President, Sales and Marketing Group and President, Intel Americas, Inc. "With the new Intel Core 2 Extreme quad-core processor we have answered the call with incredibly high performance yet power-efficient microprocessors. Systemax PC's SABRE II is a great example of the innovative systems that are being developed by our partners that take the gaming and high-performance experience to the next level."

The SABRE II is available now at and starts at just $3,999.99.

To request a SABRE II system for review or for additional information or product images, please contact PR Specialist Ted Miller at (305) 576-1171 x12 or at

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About Systemax

Systemax Inc. ( is a Fortune 1000 company listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE symbol-SYX). Systemax employs a system of branded e-commerce web sites, direct mail catalogs and relationship marketers to sell PC hardware, related computer products, electronic and industrial products in North America and Europe. . We offer direct pricing and quality PC systems built with the world's best components and backed by our Maximum Service Customer Care Plan. Whether you need a powerful PC for your home, or thousands for your office, Systemax has crafted a configuration that will drive your future. And we can customize your new Systemax PC any way you like. Tell us what you need; we'll take care of everything. And after you get underway with your new Systemax PC, you'll know that if you have any questions, or any problem-you can count on us to help, and keep on helping. For more information about Systemax PC's, visit

Systemax PC is an Intel® Channel Partner Member

Backed by one of the biggest names in technology, Intel® Channel Partner Members deliver custom IT solutions for a variety of consumer and business markets. Systemax PC uses industry-leading Intel® platform products coupled with a high level of innovation to create IT solutions specific to customers' needs. To maximize technology investment, Systemax PC has access to training on the latest Intel products and solutions that are compatible with existing hardware and software solutions.

Press Contacts:

Ted Miller

Director of Client Services

Max Borges Marketing Solutions

(305) 576-1171 x12

Scott Strunk

Director of PC Marketing

Systemax PC /

(305) 415-2293

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