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After a poor experiance with CyberPower, (they don't even check out a PC before shipping) I feel they are now more interested in the mass market of Walmark, K-mart, etc, than building good machines for their direct purchase customers, I was concerned about V3. Turns out, I needn't have worried about this company, great customer service and product. As proof to the kind of performance they can build into a PC, my Passmark bench score for my 3 year old 1.6 ghz PC was 261.2, my new V3 rocked out a 3601.2. I am not a gamer but intend to use this PC for video editting of 1080P HD. I haven't had a chance yet to do serious editting, but in just installing the massive editting program, the old PC took forever to install and the new one pulled off the same chore in seconds. If the new V3 performs as I'm sure it will, then I will share my results with the folks on the GoPro forums. I believe for serious video editting you need a purpose built gamer type PC and V3 not only does that but the difference in both shipping packaging and cableing inside the PC is a night and day difference of the same from CyberPower. And I also got a follow up email to make sure I am happy with my V3. I too was drawn to V3 by the very favorable reviews in the major PC publications. As small as V3 is, they sure have the respect of both me and those major PC publications. Go ahead and buy from V3, you will not be disappointed. For you tech heads that want to know what configerations produced those big PassMark numbers, I'll post what V3 built for me below......

Chassis : V3 Dark Fleet CONVOY Chassis by Antec
Chassis Cooling : V3 Ultra Cyclonic Positive Pressure Airflow System
Exterior Finish : Midnight Black
Power Supply : 750W Corsair SLI/CrossFire Ready 80 Plus Power Supply
Graphics Card 1 : NVIDIA® GeForce™ GTX 570 1280MB @732MHz w/PhysX (+230)
Graphics Card 2 : None (-160)
Dedicated PhysX (Nvidia Cards Only) : NO
Motherboard : MSI® P67A-GD65 SLI/CrossFireX w/USB 3.0, Dual SATA 6Gb/s and Firewire (+40)
Processor : INTEL® Core™ i7-2600K 3.40GHz (3.80GHz Turbo) Quad-Core Unlocked, 8MB Cache w/HT (+170)
Processor Cooling : V3 GAMING LC120ZS by Asetek Zero-Service Liquid Cooling
V3 LC™ Launch Control Overclocking : YES, V3 GAMING Launch Control Stable Overclocking (K-Series Only)
Memory : 8GB Kingston HyperX Dual-Channel DDR3 (2X4G) - 1333MHz CL9 (+70)
Operating System Hard Drive 1 : 128GB Crucial RealSSD C300 SATA 6.0Gb/s MLC SSD Ultra-Performance (+280)
Operating System Hard Drive 2 : 128GB Crucial RealSSD C300 SATA 6.0Gb/s MLC SSD Ultra-Performance (+280)
Operating System Hard Drive RAID : RAID 0 - Striped for Faster Speed (Total Size = 2X Drive Size)
Data Storage Hard Drive 1 : 1.5TB SATA 7200RPM High-Performance (+110)
Data Storage Hard Drive 2 : None
Data Storage Hard Drive 3 : None
Data Storage Hard Drive 4 : None
Data Storage Hard Drive RAID : None
Optical Drive 1 : 24X Dual Layer SATA DVDRW
Optical Drive 2 : None
Media Reader : Internal 3.5in. Multi-Function Media Card Reader (+20)


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