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Friday, 10 October 2014

MAINGEAR Revamps Their Most Powerful Gaming Laptop with a Brand New Design and Latest NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M

Kenilworth, New Jersey – October 7, 2014 – MAINGEAR – award-winning custom gaming PC builder of custom desktops, notebooks, and workstations – today announced the new NOMAD 17 custom gaming laptop as the ultimate solution for high performance gaming on-the-go. The NOMAD 17 boasts top tier mobile hardware such as NVIDIA GTX 970M and 980M series graphics cards and 4th generation Intel® Core™ i7 mobile processors encased in a new full aluminum chassis that offers a clean yet bold design.

Games and entertainment just got better with the MAINGEAR NOMAD 17 custom built laptop thanks to the new NVIDIA GeForce GTX 900M series graphics cards. The NOMAD 17 now features the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M and the GTX 980M, delivering up to twice the gaming performance of the previous GTX 680M. Based on NVIDIA’s® Maxwell™ architecture, the new NOMAD 17 not only offers great gaming performance but is also incredibly power efficient. This beastly custom laptop also takes advantage of NVIDIA’s unique Optimus Technology that further maximizes power savings by dynamically assigning workload as needed to either the built-in Intel® HD Graphics or the dedicated GeForce GPU.
The NOMAD 17 gaming laptop provides top performance with support of the latest 4th generation Intel® I7 mobile processors with 4 cores and 8 threads of hyper-threaded power, with up to a 4.0GHz turbo boosted clock speeds. It will also offer up to 32GB of high speed DDR3-1600MHz memory, and a full array of hard drive options, including support for a blazing fast RAID 0 of 4 M.2 SSD. With Killer E2200 Game Networking adapter, USB 3.0 and 2.0, eSATA, Bluetooth, Ethernet, 802.11ac wireless, HDMI, and mDP out ports, the NOMAD 17 custom laptop doesn’t lack connectivity options, either.

Functionality and Style

The NOMAD 17’s new aesthetics are the perfect mix of style and beauty, featuring hand-painted premium automotive paint options available in six new sexy colors that are offered in matte or custom glossy finish. Functionality mixes with style in the new NOMAD 17 gaming laptop with a fully backlit keyboard, a full HD 1080P 17.3" anti-reflective display, multi-touch trackpad with gesture and scrolling support, as well as dual speakers with a built-in subwoofer. With all this performance, the NOMAD 17 keeps cool with an advanced dual-fan thermal cooling design that ensures stability and performance even under heavy load, all while maintaining minimal noise. Users can change fan speeds on the fly with Cooler Boost manual fan controls.
"MAINGEAR is always ready to adopt the best portable gaming technology from NVIDIA, and we are one of the first to offer the fastest, most advanced gaming notebook GPU in all of our laptops," said Wallace Santos, MAINGEAR CEO. "The GeForce GTX 980M equipped NOMAD 17 offers the latest Maxwell based architecture and is the perfect fit for all of our customers seeking the ultimate on-the-go gaming experience available."
“MAINGEAR  keeps its systems on the bleeding edge of technology and we are excited about the new design for the NOMAD 17,” said Mark Aevermann, senior manager, product marketing, NVIDIA. “The GeForce GTX 980M is the world’s fastest notebook GPU and is loaded with next generation features, making it perfect for a gaming powerhouse like the MAINGEAR NOMAD 17.”
Technical Specification:
·       Processor: Up to 4th generation Intel® Core™ i7-4980HQ
·       Video Card: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 970M (6GB) or 980M (8GB)
·       Display: 17.3" Full HD  1920 x 1080 - (1080p) (16:9 Aspect Ratio) Anti-glare LED Backlit Matte Finish
·       Webcam: 1080p FHD
·       Memory: Up to 32GB Dual Channel DDR3 - 1600Mhz
·       Optical Drive: Up to 2X Blu-ray reader/8x Multi Combo (BD-R, DVD+-RW, CD-RW)
·       Hard Drive: Up to 128GB SSD x 4 RAID 0 + 1TB HDD (7200RPM)
·       Network Adapter: Killer N1525 2X2 A/C / Killer™ E2200 Game Networking
·       Audio: Sound Blaster Cinema 2  Audio HD Audio with speakers
·       Media Card Reader: Built in 4-in-1 Media Card Reader
·       Operating System: Genuine Windows® 8 Home or Professional
·       Battery: 9-cell Li-Polymer Lithium-Ion
·       I/O Ports: 1 HDMI out, 2  mDP, 6 USB 3.0, 1 IEEE-1394 Fire Wire,  1 S/PDIF out, 1 RJ-45 LAN, 1 RJ-11
·       Dimensions: 16.85" (L) x 11.57" (W) x 1.88 (H)
·       Weight: 8.59lbs
·       MSRP:  Starts at $2,099
All MAINGEAR notebooks will be upgraded, including the NOMAD 15PULSE 17 and PULSE 15, which will offer the brand new NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M GPU. All MAINGEAR products are supported with lifetime free labor and phone support, with a hardware warranty that ranges from one to three years depending on product. For more information about MAINGEAR's NOMAD 17 gaming laptop, please visit www.maingear.com/nomad17.

An overview video of the newly updated MAINGEAR NOMAD 17 is available at http://bit.ly/1xYlxM4.

MAINGEAR is an innovative high-performance PC system builder that offers US-built custom desktops, notebooks, PC workstations and media centers. Each custom built PC  is hand-crafted for precision performance and uncompromised quality. MAINGEAR's systems have won multiple Editors' Choice Awards from publications such as Hot Hardware, PC World, Maximum PC, Computer Shopper, etc. With a passion to build the best high performance computers, MAINGEAR continues to set the standard among custom PC builders. For more information about MAINGEAR, please visithttp://www.maingear.com/.

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Thursday, 2 October 2014

Elsword's Add Gets Maniacal Arc Tracer Job

Irvine, Calif., October 01, 2014— KOG Games, a leading developer and publisher of popular free-to-play action MMORPGs, today announces the newArc Tracer Job Path for  Add, the 9th playable character. 

Add’s quest for mastery of Nasod Technology and psychic power is underway! Prepare to deal massive damage with psionic explosions, shock inducing Nasod Drone strikes, and more. As Arc Tracer, Add further develops his Dynamo weapon to be able to gather El energy independently.

Specializing in long-range attacks, Add can now call on drones through the new Dynamo Factory. He can even switch between different types of drones when necessary for unpredictably stunning encounters.

Arc Tracer’s Nasod Armor
The Nasod Armor is activated when Add goes into Dynamo Configuration Mode (DP mode/Awakening). It lets Add extend his combos using Nasod Armor commands and skills. It also enables him to gain more MP when in DP mode or installation switching. Add can also deal greater damage with Nasod Armor combos as the Nasod Armor skill level increases. To enhance this feature, invest more skill points to the passive skill Nasod Armor Mode – Transform.

At level 15, players can choose to upgrade Add to the Arc Tracer Job Path. As Arc Tracer, Add’s long range psychic assault knows no bounds. The Arc Tracer Job Path allows players to completely change the way Add engages the enemy. In addition to Add’s characteristically fast movement and attack speed, blindside your foes using Add’s Dynamo weapon as a contingency based, long range damage dealer.

Take Add to the next level and embrace Add’s mAdd rAddness! Add is the Arc Tracer.Play Elsword. Play your Manga.

To play Elsword for free please visit www.elsword.com and keep watching the official Facebook page here.  For more Elsword information and assets please visit our press kit here.

In Elsword, gamers can choose from nine specialized and customizable characters as they explore an immersive world and battle rivals to complete dynamic quests. As players progress through the game, they can evolve their fighting styles by upgrading to new job classes, learning deadly new abilities and mastering combo attacks. With intuitive and straightforward controls, Elsword offers players of all skill levels the ability to experience the thrill of victory in combat either on solo missions or cooperatively in a party of up to four players. For those who welcome a challenge, Elsword also delivers action-packed PvP combat.

About KOG Games
Based in Irvine, California, KOG Games is on a mission to bring people together by providing fun games.  Founded in 2010, KOG Games combines extensive game development and publishing expertise to bring you Elsword and Grand Chase, award-winning free-to-play massively multiplayer online games.

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