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Press Release: Deluge Makes Industry Debut at GDC

Posted on February 19, 2008 by Ed Borden

Puget Systems' Deluge Makes Industry Debut at 2008 Game Developers Conference

Puget Systems Teams Up with Intel at GDC 2008, Provides Ultra-High Performance Deluge System to Demonstrate Intel Processing Power in the Intel Booth

SEATTLE, WA (February 19, 2008) - Puget Systems (www.pugetsystems.com), a boutique integrator of custom PC systems for enthusiasts, gamers, consumers and SMB markets, today announced its newly-launched, high-performance gaming system - Deluge - will make its first industry appearance in Intel's booth # 5917 NH at the 2008 Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco this week.

During GDC 2008, the world's largest professionals-only game industry event, gamers from all over the globe will get their first public glimpse of Deluge flexing its ultra-high performance processing power in a multi-player gaming challenge on Unreal Tournament 3.

"Deluge truly captured the attention of elite gamers around the globe when we launched last month. With thanks to our friends and partners at Intel, Puget Systems will have an opportunity to demonstrate to our loyal, enthusiast customer base exactly what Deluge can do while leveraging some of the industry's finest, most powerful processing power under the hood," said Jon Bach, president of Puget Systems. "We're looking forward to seeing our customers experience first-hand the jaw-dropping performance of our Intel-powered Deluge."

"The 2008 Game Developers Conference is the perfect environment for Intel to show the gaming world the amazing impact that Intel processing power has on today's most sought-after PC games," said CJ Bruno, Director of Americas Marketing, Intel Corporation. "Puget Systems' Deluge is a great gaming rig for gamers to experience the raw power of the Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9650 processor in a multi-player environment where gamers can push our platforms to their limits."

In its booth, Intel will showcase Puget Systems' Deluge in a special configuration for the event:
* Intel Core 2 Extreme quad core QX9650 processor, overclocked
* Custom Water-Cooled System based on Puget's signature design
* Asus Maximus Formula Special Edition Motherboard
* Intel X38 Performance Chipset
* Dual ATI Radeon HD3870 in CrossFireX mode
* 4GB OCZ DDR3-1333 Memory
* BigFoot Networks' KillerNIC
* Microsoft Vista Ultimate 32-bit
* Multi-core Enabled Unreal Tournament 3

About Deluge
Deluge harnesses the intense power of Intel and nVidia's newest technologies, high-end components from brands known for performance products, overclocked Intel 45nm Penryn processors, low latency OCZ heatpipe memory, and unique enthusiast-level add-ons like BigFoot Networks' KillerNIC for smoother online gaming and MTron Solid State drives for blazing fast storage I/O. All of this is packed into a sleek, custom liquid cooled system, designed for the elite who prefer to push their rigs to the very limits of performance.
For more information, or to custom tailor Deluge, customers can visit www.pugetsystems.com/deluge.php.

About Puget Systems
Puget Systems is a specialized integrator of custom personal computing systems meticulously designed to exceed the discriminating requirements of consumers, enthusiasts, gamers and businesses in multiple industries. Puget Systems combines industry-unique custom innovations, the highest quality leading-edge components with an unparalleled commitment to personal service and support. Founded in 2000, Puget Systems is headquartered in Kent, Washington. For more information, please visit www.pugetsystems.com.