Two of the gaming industry’s big names are teaming up on a sweet looking rig named the R1 | RAZER. MAINGEAR and RAZER are both well known for making some nice gaming products and they’ve collaborated on their latest together. The companies claim the R1 is designed from the ground up and offers the best gaming experience for gamers with a starting price of $999. This new R1 is also 4K and VR ready so future proofing was on the agenda for both companies. Check out the full press release below and peep some of the pics as well.
(Kenilworth, NJ) – September 3, 2016 – MAINGEAR, an award-winning PC systems integrator of custom gaming desktops, notebooks and workstations, today announced an exciting partnership with RAZER, a world leader in connected devices and software for gamers, to release the MAINGEAR R1 | RAZER Edition, the ultimate gaming PC to pair with RAZER’s gaming accessories. The new MAINGEAR R1 | RAZER Edition, which is available today at www.maingear.com/razeredition – MSRP starting at $999 USD, features RAZER’s iconic design on the outside and MAINGEAR’s award-winning build quality on the inside.
As two of the biggest names in gaming, MAINGEAR & RAZER have come together for the first time to introduce a desktop designed from the ground up to offer the best gaming experience possible. The R1 | RAZER Edition features MAINGEAR’s unrivaled level of customization, starting with a large selection of the best gaming components and offering countless options, allowing gamers to create their own masterpiece.
“RAZER has established itself as the #1 gaming lifestyle brand and this collaboration shows their commitment to delivering the best in PC gaming,” said Wallace Santos, CEO, MAINGEAR. “The MAINGEAR R1 | RAZER Edition was built from the inside-out with our industry leading handcrafted quality, dedicated support, and record-setting performance.”
Each MAINGEAR R1 | RAZER Edition is hand-assembled by a single MAINGEAR master craftsman in New Jersey. As with all MAINGEAR desktops, the systems are artfully built with internal Origami Wiring and options for beautiful handcrafted hardline liquid cooling.
“Collaborating with MAINGEAR to deliver an uncommonly powerful and versatile desktop system that satisfies the demands of even the most ardent gamer is extremely exciting,” says Min-Liang Tan, RAZER co-founder and CEO. “The feature-set and craftsmanship of the R1 RAZER Edition leave it in a class of its own today, and the customizable design leaves the door wide open for untold enhancements well into the future. With a starting price under a thousand dollars, and with full RAZER product and software integration provided out-of-the-box, we trust that every gamer will be able to enjoy this incredible machine and the experiences it promises.”
The new system is 4K and VR ready, allowing gamers to take their play to a whole new level with incredible graphics options from NVIDIA® and AMD®, along with the latest Intel® Core™ i7 processors. The MAINGEAR R1 | RAZER Edition offers incredibly fast and reliable storage options, supporting the latest NVME SSDs as well as massive 10TB HDDs. Memory options allow for up to 32GB of premium HYPERX DDR4 memory.
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