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[Engadget] Omen bodes well for Voodoo's future

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Besides the new Envy 133, Voodoo is also launching its 22-inch tall, all-aluminum (glass, wood, and leather too) Omen tower. This time, for gamers. It features a 7-inch, 800 x 480 display for secondary information on the outside and a Voodoo designed water cooling loop on the inside to keep the fire down on up to 2x CPUs (16 cores) and 4x GPUs. The system tops out with a pair of 3.2GHz Core 2 Extreme QX9770 processors, 8GB of 1600MHz DDR3 SDRAM, and support for "next generation" NVIDIA and ATI graphics... at a price. Starting at around $7,000 and available exclusively to existing Voodoo customers at launch sometime later this year.
... I only want the case.
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That's a very nice design, I'm guessing the intake is on the bottom?
It's 7k, but you're actually getting quite a lot for your cash. More than anyone would ever need atm really but they won't be selling this system to people with a lot of common sense anyway.
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16 cores and two QX9770s?
Am I missing something? They're quads, aren't they?...and not Nehalem ~_~
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Starting at around $7,000 and available exclusively to existing Voodoo customers at launch sometime later this year
Sounds like there taking a leaf out of Ferrari's book
    
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Don't they mean QX9775's??

I presume they are using a socket 771 board...
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Ok, my first car back in the day cost that much.

No thanks.
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16 cores and two QX9770s?
Am I missing something? They're quads, aren't they?...and not Nehalem ~_~
hmmm, i think someone screwed up writing the article
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It looks like a retro trashcan, with the screen being the door you push in to drop the trash.
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post #9 of 28

I think it looks pretty sweet. Besides the market is for people who don't have the time and energy to put into a badass computing system, especially with features like liquid cooling.

HP posted some vids about it -


I can't wait to see it in glass or something interesting and different.............
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I like it - the gap on the bottom is nice. Between this and the Envy Voodoo is putting out some good stuff
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