VisionTek Products LLC, a leading
manufacturer of award-winning, high-performance upgrades and accessories for PC
and Apple Macintosh computers,
announced today the Glacially Epic Cryosphere Gaming Rig Sweepstakes. The grand
prize to be awarded is the VisionTek Custom Shop built Cryosphere gaming rig,
featuring nearly $3,000 of high-performance computer components from AMD, ASUS,
Fractal Design, FUNC, and VisionTek.
Showcased at CES
to Rave Reviews
the CryoVenom R9 290 as the
industry’s first and fastest custom-built liquid cooled AMD Radeon™ R9 290
graphics card on the market at the recent CES show, the VisionTek Custom Shop
team built a high performance gaming rig and dubbed it Cryosphere. Gaming and
computer performance experts who viewed the system during CryoVenom’s launch
event were impressed. “The Cryosphere liquid cooled gaming rig is loaded with
amazing hardware that will devour your favorite games titles,” said Nathan
Kirsch, Editor-in-Chief, LegitReviews. Steve Burke,
Editor-in-Chief, Gamers Nexus
gaming is about style as much as it is about performance -- the Cryosphere
Built with the
the overclocked performance of its CryoVenom graphics card, VisionTek selected
the best PC gaming hardware components available with the ultimate goal of
awarding an extreme performance system to one lucky gaming enthusiast. The
one-of-a-kind Cryosphere consists of:
ASUS® Crosshair V Formula-Z AM3+ AMD 990FX SATA 6Gb/s
USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard
motherboard for gaming! Supports multi-core CPUs for better overclocking with
less power consumption.
levels of gaming and multimedia performance with the world’s first 5GHz
processor featuring eight “Piledriver” cores with AMD Turbo Core 3.0
VisionTek CryoVenom R9 290 Graphics Card
EKWB water block and backplate exclusively designed for VisionTek, this card
delivers up to 1175MHz speed at only 125°F…up to 24% faster and up to 38% cooler
than a stock 290 card. It’s even over 12% faster in 3D Mark Fire Strike than a
R9 290X! CryoVenom delivers maximum
cooling performance for the GPU, RAM, and Voltage Regulation Module (VRM)
without noisy fans or overheat downclock.
VisionTek Red Label EX Series Memory
x 4GB (16GB total) of PC3-17000 DDR3 2133MHz RAM for the ultimate performance
solution for gaming.
VisionTek 480GB PCIe Solid State Drive
faster system performance in gaming, spreadsheets, or video editing, this PCIe
slot based SSD incorporates two LSI®
SandForce® processors to deliver data transfer rates up to 815MB/s.
EKWB custom cooling kit
need from the leaders in water cooling technology. Selected from market proven
quality components, each kit is easy to install and requires little maintenance.
(Kit contains: CoolStream PE 360 radiator, EK-D5 Vario X-RES 140 pump/reservoir,
EK fan, Blood Red Ekoolant, tubing, and fittings.)
Fractal Design Newton R3 1000W 80 PLUS Platinum Certified Power
highest efficiency PSU operation possible with minimal heat for lower noise
Fractal Design Arc XL Case
Feature-rich with simple-clean dust filters, integrated fan controller,
three high quality Silent Series R2 fans, and spacious internal layout with nine
PCI expansion slots for flexible component configurability.
FUNC MS-3 Mouse
Ergonomically designed “grip intelligence” keeps your eyes on the action
while thumbzone button placement reduces reaction time.
FUNC KB-460 Gaming Keyboard
Play and Play
with responsive 50 million strokes per key action, five user profile retention,
re-assignable buttons and customizable backlighting, Func Mode for optimal
gaming, and 2 USB connect through ports.
FUNC F-Series 10 XL Mouse Pad
pad with low profile, textured synthetic rubber surface that offers exceptional
traction capabilities. A non-slip rubberized backing provides a sure grip on any
‘Like’ to Enter
To enter the
Sweepstakes, visit VisionTek’s Facebook page located at https://www.facebook.com/VisionTekProducts, “like” the
page, and click on the tab labeled “Cryosphere Entry”. Supply your name, email
address, phone number and click “Accept”. Up to three additional entries may be
earned for each friend (up to a maximum of three) that completes their entry
into the Sweepstakes using your shared link posted on your Facebook page. The
sweepstakes begins today, runs until February 21, 2014, and the winner announced
February 24, 2014.
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