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New Products: AVADirect Now Offers ATI Radeon HD 6990 Graphics Cards
"AVADirect has added the long awaited ATI HD Radeon 6990 graphics card to our website. This card boasts double the specifications of the previous the ATI HD 6980 card released, and continues to offer Eyefinity support, improved shader model 5.0, and DirectX 11. A jaw-dropping 4GB of shared video RAM is definitely appealing to those who follow the GPU wars closely. It's important to keep in mind that the HD 6990 is a two-in-one, dual GPU in a single card. Driver support has improved greatly from AMD within the past year, and price points continue to grow increasingly competitive to their NVIDIA competitors."
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SAPPHIRE Radeon™ HD 6990 830MHz, 4GB (2 x 2GB) GDDR5 5000MHz, PCIe x16 CrossFire, DVI + 4x mini-DP, Retail
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Company News: AVADirect Now Authorized iStarUSA System Builder
"AVADirect has recently obtained an authorized System Builder status with iStarUSA. The enterprise-level corporation has spent the past 20 years paving the way for industrialized OEM products that range in power supplies, rackmount chassis, enclosed cabinets and racks, data storage, and custom power solutions. This is very important for a custom computer builder such as us to provide the ultimate selection of enterprise solutions our clientčle can take advantage of. Server, IG, and HPC systems offered through our website have been enhanced through the engineering of such products manufactured by iStarUSA. It is our mission to specialize and focus on the importance that every system is unique in the way it meets the requirements outlined by its end-user. For that very reason we are excited to be a part of the strong partnership the iStarUSA group has invited us to be a part of."
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AVADirect Now Authorized iStarUSA System Builder
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Company News: Futuremark And AVADirect Partner Up
"Futuremark has released the newest addition to the world-acclaimed benchmarking software that enthusiasts crave for proof behind the bragging rights, 3DMark 11. An up-to-date release of 3DMark ensures that gaming systems can be tested without variables in the software, helping end-users to determine how the system will handle current games on the market. The most exciting aspect of 3DMark 11 is the DirectX 11 support. AVADirect will soon incorporate the latest 3DMark 11 version in testing and benchmarking phase to ensure maximum performance, and stability. It will also prove useful for AVADirect to assist our customers in boasting about their 3DMark 11 within their peers."
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AVADirect in Media: AVADirect Now Shipping Desktops With Fixed Sandy Bridge Chipset
"And just like that, another company is assuring customers that future machines are 100% cleared to be perfectly a-okay. Intel's Sandy Bridge snafu earlier this year really put vendors in a pinch; they didn't want to stop selling systems, but they also didn't want a ton of defective units going to unhappy customers. But now that the revised model is out of the pipeline, AVADirect is proudly announcing that their new desktops are utilizing the new Sandy Bridge hardware."
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Company News: AVADirect Now Shipping Updated Sandy Bridge Desktops
"AVADirect announces all Sandy Bridge desktops are now available directly through AVADirect. Intel is currently ahead of schedule to release the awaited B3 Cougar Point chipsets that correct the SATA 6Gb/s data bandwidth flaw from degrading over time. Pending orders will be honored as promised, and newly submitted orders will ship within their standard time frame of 10-14 business days."
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AVADirect Now Shipping Updated Sandy Bridge Desktops
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Company News: AVADirect Now Authorized Kingston HyperX Reseller
"AVADirect is officially an authorized reseller of Kingston HyperX RAM kits. We say "It's about time!", as we have been selling Kingston product since the dawn of AVADirect. Being a custom PC builder, you come across many manufactures over thousands of products. Several factors come into play when recommending the best there is. With Kingston it specifically comes down to a couple key variables: performance, and reliability. Kingston has the lowest failure rate amongst any RAM manufacturer we have seen. Not only do we rarely ever have to tweak their factory clocks and latency timings, but they accommodate a fiercely overclocked system extremely well. They provide one of the cheapest RAM kits (cost, not quality) you can find when compared to other manufactures. We are honored to be featured on the Hyper-X portion of their website. Kingston has stringent reseller volume requirements to be featured on their main page. Yes, we could have made the page if we desired. There's just one problem; we are addicted to th"
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AVADirect Now Authorized Kingston HyperX Reseller
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Awards: AVADirect's Clevo X7200 Featured in Top 10 Best Gaming Laptops by PC Magazine
"This is a gaming rig made especially for the hardware fanatics who want to brag about specs without hauling a full desktop. It's perfect for that crowd, but complete overkill for anyone else."
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GAMING LAPTOP Clevo X7200 Core™ i7 Gaming Notebook, 17.3-inch Full HD Glossy LED LCD, NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 580M 2GB Graphics
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Company News: AVADirect Now Authorized Bigfoot Networks Killer Products Reseller
"AVADirect is officially a Bigfoot Networks: Killer Products reseller. Founded in 2006, the company has become well-known for their low latency network hardware and software that provides an unmatched bandwidth increase for all systems alike. Online gaming, communication, and download/upload applications will have noticeable increases in performance due to the dedicated processor that comes standard with all Bigfoot Networks NIC cards. As of recently, the company launched a hybrid GPU/NIC interface that will allow end-users to limit expansion slot utilization down to one lane and create an all-in-one solution to high-end gaming and network performance. The company appeals mostly to MMORPG gamers, and first-person shooter addicts by providing a smooth gameplay experience that will leave any enthusiast relying on the raised standard that a Bigfoot Networks product provides. We are excited to have created a partnership with Bigfoot Networks and look forward to implementing their products into our custom desktops"
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AVADirect Now Authorized Bigfoot Networks Killer Products Reseller
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Company News: AVADirect Responds to New Sandy Bridge Chipset Flaw
"Intel disclosed yesterday that a flaw has been discovered on a support processor that correlates with SATA port functionality on Intel's Sandy Bridge based motherboards. This issue will not be affective immediately, rather the course of weeks, months, or years depending on different variables. The code-named Cougar Point support chip is mainly responsible for full functionality of all SATA devices, whether the device be a storage or optical drive. The Sandy Bridge processors have been unaffected by this motherboard chipset flaw. Besides Sandy Bridge, no other components relevant to the chipset are impacted by the flaw discovered by Intel. AVADirect is an Intel Premier Provider that will offer solutions by working closely with its customers to address the chipset flaw and will do what is necessary to make the process fast and efficient. More updates will be released as Intel discloses insight into their plans to implement a quick and viable solution."
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Industry News: Intel Identifies Chipset Design Error, Implementing Solution
"As part of ongoing quality assurance, Intel Corporation has discovered a design issue in a recently released support chip, the Intel® 6 Series, code-named Cougar Point, and has implemented a silicon fix. In some cases, the Serial-ATA (SATA) ports within the chipsets may degrade over time, potentially impacting the performance or functionality of SATA-linked devices such as hard disk drives and DVD-drives. The chipset is utilized in PCs with Intel's latest Second Generation Intel Core processors, code-named Sandy Bridge. Intel has stopped shipment of the affected support chip from its factories. Intel has corrected the design issue, and has begun manufacturing a new version of the support chip which will resolve the issue. The Sandy Bridge microprocessor is unaffected and no other products are affected by this issue."
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