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[Electronista]Voodoo PC, HP launching "really crazy" PC at CES

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Voodoo PC founder and HP Global Gaming Business CTO Rahul Sood announced on his blog this past Tuesday that the press can expect the launch of a "really crazy" new product at the CES exhibition in less than a month's time from the company. Sood's excitement about whatever this new product will turn out to be is evident, as he goes on to describe it as "truly awesome" and with the "potential of re-landscaping the high-performance computing space."

Voodoo PC partners with HP to produce some high-end gaming rigs and, between this announcement and today's earlier cryptic teaser from HP, gamers are expecting a truly special but lower-priced high-performance PC.

In the blog, Sood also hints the 2009 CES show may not be as big as it has been in years past.

Source: Electronista
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i thought voodoo was all about gaming. But on their website their desktop still offers ATI 3870 and their laptop has an intel GMA integrated graphics. What gives?
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i thought voodoo was all about gaming. But on their website their desktop still offers ATI 3870 and their laptop has an intel GMA integrated graphics. What gives?
Probably trying to get of rid old inventory first, before offering "better". And boy are they lagging behind epically if that be the case.
Edited by Diabolical999 - 12/20/08 at 5:35am
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i thought voodoo was all about gaming. But on their website their desktop still offers ATI 3870 and their laptop has an intel GMA integrated graphics. What gives?
No. Voodoo is about gaming, and style. The laptop is a Macbook Air competitor, hence the Intel IGP.
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No. Voodoo is about gaming, and style. The laptop is a Macbook Air competitor, hence the Intel IGP.
Okay, but you can't play games on an Intel GMA.

Plus, what gives with the 3870 GPU on the desktop? 3xxx sucked if you weren't Xfiring.
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i thought voodoo was all about gaming. But on their website their desktop still offers ATI 3870 and their laptop has an intel GMA integrated graphics. What gives?
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No. Voodoo is about gaming, and style. The laptop is a Macbook Air competitor, hence the Intel IGP.
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Originally Posted by WhiteCrane View Post
Okay, but you can't play games on an Intel GMA.

Plus, what gives with the 3870 GPU on the desktop? 3xxx sucked if you weren't Xfiring.
And you can't play games on style.

.... or is that some new uber GFX card I haven't heard of yet?
    
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Weird... I see pictures of voodoo PC's with windows and cool water tubes but when I go to their siyte, all i see is a stainless steel tower. I don't get this company.

That laptop they sell isn't even good looking compared to a nice ASUS or Alienware.
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Okay, but you can't play games on an Intel GMA.

Plus, what gives with the 3870 GPU on the desktop? 3xxx sucked if you weren't Xfiring.
They don't suck that bad.
    
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