Maingear's SFF Pulse gaming PC arrives
Photos of Maingear's new Pulse small form factor gaming desktop
We're prepping this system for testing as I type this, but in the meantime I thought I'd post a few shots of the, which showed up in the lab an hour ago.
First, this thing is tiny. It comes in at 11.25 inches high, 7.5 inches wide, and 8.25 inches deep. Essentially the Pulse looks like one of Shuttle's
Unlike the typical SFF gaming box, Maingear is gunning for the same combination of 3D graphics horsepower and power efficiency that HP showed off in its
We still have questions about how, exactly, this system counts as Nvidia Ion-based as Maingear has claimed, if it uses a discrete 3D card and a full-fledged Intel Core 2 Quad CPU. We also want to see what kind of balance it strikes between 3D performance and power efficiency. All that and more to come in the next day or so.