Velocity Micro Revolutionizes Home Entertainment: Unleashes Bold New Vista Media Center PCs
Richmond, VA – January 30, 2007 – Velocity Micro, the
premier independent builder of custom, high performance computers and
workstations, announced today the availability of their groundbreaking Vista
media center PCs, the CineMagix Grand Theater and the CineMagix Pro Cinema. The
CineMagix Grand Theater, which was unveiled at Digital Experience earlier this
month, is Intel-based with up to 2.25 terabytes of storage, while the CineMagix
Pro Cinema features AMD products. Both PCs feature premium a/v components and
the same sleek design.
“We’re bringing to market something very special. The
audio/video quality is second to none in the consumer electronic market with
Dolby Master Studio certification and a near perfect home theater benchmark
score. We also took a radically different approach to the whole out of box
experience—including the cables and documentation that consumers have come to
expect from their home theater A/V equipment, available for the first time with
a PC-based media center, and only from Velocity Micro,” said Chris Morley,
Velocity Micro’s Director of Product Development.
The new media center PCs with Vista deliver a whole new
level of media management and playback. The CineMagix Grand Theater and Pro
Cinema feature the groundbreaking internal AMD TV Wonder Digital Cable Tuner,
allowing users to watch and record HD digital cable content on their PCs for
the first time. The new media centers also feature Blue-ray and HD-DVD playback
for the highest resolution, home cinema quality playback available. Gamers can
enjoy first class DirectX 10 graphics from NVIDIA and AMD, setting the stage for
the next generation of games, and play games on HDTVs from the comfort of their
“The CineMagix Grand Theater and Pro Cinema are powerful PCs
in disguise. They’re loaded with the industry’s most advanced technology, but
their low-profile design makes them look like stereo components. They fit right
in with your living room set-up,” said Morley.
About Velocity Micro, Inc.
Velocity Micro, Inc. is the premier high-performance personal computer provider
in North America. Founded in 1992, Richmond, Va.-based Velocity Micro custom
builds award winning gaming, mobile, multimedia, home office, and small
business solutions. Velocity Micro systems are now available at select Best Buy
retail stores and www.bestbuy.com. For more information on Velocity
Micro, please visit www.velocitymicro.com or
call (800) 303-7866.
Velocity Micro has earned over 30 industry awards, including
nine PC Magazine Editor's Choice awards. CNET, Maximum PC, Mobile PC, PC World,
Computer Gaming World, Computer Shopper, and PC Gamer editors have all chosen
Velocity Micro systems as some of the industry’s best-performing,
highest-quality, and most reliable PCs.