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Both, Acer and Gateway have announced new desktop computers that will contain the 3rd generation processors that have been codenamed Ivy Bridge. The Acer Predator AG3620 will pack a 3.4GHz Intel Core i7 3770 and will have the Nvidia GT630 graphics card. On top of that, 16GB of RAM and 2TB of storage space would make this the subject the wet dream of many a gamer. As a more reasonably priced alternative, the Gateway DX4860 will have sufficiently powerful specifications with a 3.1GHz Intel Core i5 3450 processor, 6GB of DDR3 RAM and 1TB of storage space.

For some people the reason why the latter won’t be making its way into their rooms or hearts is because of the Intel-HD graphics card which apparently does not suffice for many of today’s AAA titles as far as “true gamers” are concerned. How far that is true is as yet unknown. Although the hardware for the Gateway is sufficient for most games, the Ivy Bridge powered computer will be hitting the shelves at $700. As for the Acer behemoth of a gaming device, it is said to hit stores with a massive price tag of $1,200. Both machines are said to be available in stores over the coming week.

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