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iBuypower Launches PCs For Amateur Videographers

8/06/2008 03:25:00 PM Eastern

El Monte, Calif. — iBuypower is launching a new line of “video PCs,” built with amateur videographers in mind.

The video line includes the Video Bot, Video Pro and Video Extreme, with suggested retails of $1,299, $1,799 and $4,299, respectively.

iBuypower's Video Bot

iBuypower's Video Bot

“Millions of people visit sites like YouTube to share their videos everyday, yet before now no computer manufacturer has built a PC dedicated to the needs of this community,” said Darren Su, VP of iBuypower. “We decided it was time to provide these aspiring filmmakers with a professional video editing solution.”

The Video Bot, housed in an NZXT Apollo case, features an Intel Core 2 Quad Q9300 CPU, nVidia 9800GT GPU and 4GB of DDR-2 RAM.

The iBuyPower features an Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 processor, ATI HD 4850 graphics card and 8GB of DDR-2 RAM in a Gigabyte Poseidon case.

Finally, the Video Extreme comes housed in a Thermaltake Armor case with an Intel Core 2 Quad Extreme QX9770 CPU, an ATI HD 4870 graphics card, 8GB of DDR-3 1333 RAM, a Blu-ray burner and a 1200W power supply.

All three models come with Adobe’s Premier Elements 4.0 editing software, built-in eight-channel surround sound, Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit edition, a 12-in-one card reader/writer and a three-year limited warranty.

As part if the launch, iBuypower is giving away a Video Pro system to the winner of its Famous Gaming Moments You Tube Contest. Contestants are invited to submit videos of themselves reenacting their favorite game moments throughout August; a winner will be selected from a group of 10 finalists by YouTube visitors in the second week of September. For contest details, visit

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