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Puget Systems

September 02, 2009 08:30 ET

Puget Systems to Demonstrate Raw Power of Custom Desktops Combined With NVIDIA Technology at Penny Arcade Expo 2009

Puget Systems to Hold PAX Twitter Contest; Winners Take Home Free NVIDIA® 3D Vision® Kits

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - September 2, 2009) - Puget Systems (www.pugetsystems.com), a boutique integrator of custom PC systems for enthusiasts, gamers, consumers and SMB markets, today announced it is teaming up with NVIDIA at Seattle's Penny Arcade Expo 2009 (PAX) to help demonstrate how extreme system performance combined with unrivaled GPU innovation results in immersive, jaw-dropping gaming experiences for PC gamers and enthusiasts. In the NVIDIA booth, Puget Systems will showcase its newest high performance, ultra-quiet liquid cooled systems -- Genesis II, as well as the Company's fun and innovative mineral oil-immersed Aquarium PC.

The Company will also be holding a PAX Twitter Contest during the course of the show and will be giving away three NVIDIA 3D Vision kits -- one for each day of the show. To participate, attendees simply send a creative 'tweet' using the #PAX09 and #PugetSystems hash tags. One winner per day will be chosen at random at the Puget Systems pod in the NVIDIA booth; winners must be present to claim their prize. More details will be available on Twitter this week.

PAX is a three-day game festival for tabletop, video game and PC game enthusiasts held at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center in downtown Seattle and is open to attendees on September 4 - 6, 2009.

"PAX is a wonderful opportunity for us to meet first-hand some of our most enthusiastic users and talk to them about what's most important to them. Sharing our booth space with a partner who not only values that customer connection, but who also can provide a system platform that can best demonstrate the raw power of our GPU innovations, is very valuable to us. We're pleased to have our trusted partner, Puget Systems, joining us this year at PAX 2009," said Ujesh Desai, general manager of GPU business at NVIDIA.

"PAX provides us the unique opportunity to connect with our customers on an entirely new level," said Jon Bach, president of Puget Systems. "So much of our time with customers is spent helping them create their dream system. This week at PAX, we'll have the opportunity to meet them face-to-face, talk about what they look for in their ultimate gaming system and let them experience the ultimate in gaming hardware, in person. We're grateful to our friends at NVIDIA for sharing this opportunity with us."

Puget Systems at PAX; What You'll See

In the NVIDIA booth, Puget Systems will be showcasing two of its innovative systems; a fully loaded ultra-quiet liquid cooled Genesis II, and its mineral-oil cooled -- and fully immersed -- Aquarium PC.

The Puget Systems Genesis II on display will feature:

--  Intel S5520SC (Shady Cove) Motherboard
--  Intel Xeon (Nehalem) W5590 CPU
--  Kingston 12GB DDR3-1333 Memory
--  NVIDIA GeForce® GTX 295 1792MB GPU
--  Antec P193 Chassis (with Extreme Liquid Cooling Package)
--  Antec CP-850 850W Power Supply
    

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 now headquartered in its new facility in Auburn, Washington. For more information, please visit www.pugetsystems.com.

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