If you're dying to get your mitts on a machine powered by one of AMD's new six-core processors but can't be bothered to build your own rig, Maingear might have something up your alley
. The boutique PC maker has announced its "limited edition" Vybe gaming system
, which can be equipped with the Phenom II X6 1055T or 1090T
The limited edition Vybe is currently available through Maingear's website in two base configurations: one for $999
, another for $1,299
. The cheaper unit is outfitted with a Phenom II X6 1055T 2.8GHz, a Radeon HD 5670, 4GB of DDR3 1333MHz RAM, 640GB of storage, a DVD burner, and 802.11 Wi-Fi. The pricier setup upgrades that to a 3.2GHz Phenom II X6 1090T, a Radeon HD 5830, and 6GB of RAM.
Both can also be configured with a Radeon HD 5850, 5870, and dual 5670s, 5770s, or 5850s, as much as 8GB of RAM, up to two 2TB mechanical drives or 256GB solid-state drives, a Blu-ray reader or writer, as well as Windows 7 Home Premium, Professional, or Ultimate x64. Systems ordered today have an estimated shipping date of May 11 and are backed by a one-year warranty.