Kenilworth, New Jersey – July 18, 2011 – MAINGEAR
, an award-winning custom PC builder offering custom desktops, gaming notebooks, PC workstations and media center PCs, updates their Quantum SHIFT workstation, designed for maximum scalability and performance on large data files and complex multi-threaded applications for enhanced workflow.
MAINGEAR’s powerhouse Quantum SHIFT PC workstations step up the standard for workstation excellence by offering robust support for Adobe Creative Suite version5.5.Designed to enhance your workflow instead of requiring workarounds, the Quantum SHIFT is a graphic and video editing pc and content creation powerhouse. With support for XML, EDL, and OMF import/export and networked storage, collaboration between editors and 3rd party post production houses is seamless with SHIFT PC workstations. And with a wide selection of hardware options, the Quantum SHIFT supports the hardware necessary to build the 4K, HD, or DV video editing pc that fits your environment. Whether you work with tape or are all tapeless, the Quantum SHIFT with Adobe CS5.5 can be built to suit your existing infrastructure, not force you to reinvest in new equipment.
Combined with the widest variety of powerful, new NVIDIA Quadro professional graphics solutions based on NVIDIA Fermi architecture, available for real-time playback and editing of up to three layers of 4K footage, muscle from Intel in single or multi-CPU configurations, support for up to 12 SSD or 9 mechanical hard drives, and the fastest in hardware RAID solutions for real time scrubbing and editing of uncompressed footage, creative professionals can take digital content creation to a whole new level with this high performance PC. The Quantum SHIFT is also compatible with industry-leading content ingestion solutions from AJA and Blackmagic Design.
The Quantum SHIFT now also offers MAINGEAR’s 180mm cooling solution for dual Intel Xeon processors, the MAINGEAR EPIC 180 X2. This closed-loop, maintenance-free, 50,000 hour watercooling solution is able to dissipate up to 900 watts of heat, more than three times necessary for dual Xeons. The largest closed-loop, dual processor liquid cooler on the market, the EPIC 180 X2 was built to deliver maximum performance in demanding environments and at a sound level below that of any major dual processor workstation or multi-processor platform on the market.
Mac Pro users can take advantage of the power and performance that the MAINGEAR Quantum SHIFT has to offer with a special incentive to switch over and receive a 10% rebate. For more information on this promotion, please visit http://www.maingear.com/solutions/custom-computer-workstation.php for details.
“The Quantum SHIFT’s EPIC 180 X2 proves the MAINGEAR team is serious about offering the best solution with the ultimate in silent cooling for creative professionals.” said Geoff Lyon, President and CEO of CoolIT Systems Inc. “We are excited they are extending the EPIC cooling solutions for systems that combine the best of engineering, functionality and design.”
“NVIDIA Quadro professional graphics processors offer digital content creation professionals the highest quality and performance solutions across a broad range of design, animation and video applications,” said Justin Boitano, director of marketing, NVIDIA. “MAINGEAR Quantum SHIFT workstations combined with NVIDIA Quadro GPUs allow Adobe users to edit 3 layers of HD video with complex effects up to 14x faster.”
“Creative professionals will be able to have the ultimate workstation they always wanted with the best hardware, innovation and support from MAINGEAR.” said Wallace Santos, CEO and founder of MAINGEAR. “With the combination of the EPIC 180 X2 and the performance from Intel and NVIDIA Quadro pro graphics, professionals will find it easier than ever to complete their film and video projects.”
MAINGEAR is an innovative high performance PC system builder that offers custom desktops, custom notebooks, pc workstations and media centers. Each custom built pc is hand crafted for precision performance and uncompromised quality, and has won multiple Editors’ Choice awards from publications such as Hot Hardware, PC World, Maximum PC, Computer Shopper and more. With a passion to build the best high performance computers, MAINGEAR will continue to set the standard among custom pc builders. MAINGEAR’s expert team custom builds and supports all products in the United States. For more information visit: http://www.maingear.com/