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iBUYPOWER introduces the SBX Entertainment System

iBUYPOWER released its SBX entertainment system to provide the same physical characteristics of a typical gaming console but with the goodness of PC gaming

Roshan Ashraf Shaikh | Oct 11, 2014 at 11:12 pm CDT (1 min, 15 secs reading time)

iBUYPOWER introduces its newest 'ultra-simplified' entertainment center: SBX Entertainment System. The team designed this new unit to make it reflect the aesthetics and physical characteristics of a game console, but with the raw power that only high-end desktop systems can provide.

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The unit is designed keeping living room computing in mind, and iBUYPOWER assures that its new system can provide 60FPS gameplay at high definition resolutions. As you'd imagine, just like any game console or any properly configured and optimized desktop rigs, this is made to provide the best out-of-the-box PC gaming and entertainment experience.

"What we really wanted to do was make an impact in the living room. We wanted to really show the world that the power of desktop gaming machine can be experienced in the living room in a totally seamless way, " said Darren Su, Co-founder and VP of iBUYPOWER. "All preconceptions of what entertainment in the living room should and can be, are out the door."

SBX is made keeping Steam OS and Steam Big Picture in mind, but there are HTPC/entertainment based interface that you can choose from, including XMBC. The unit is available for pre-order and ship in three weeks. As far as core components are concerned, the unit uses AMD Athlon 740 CPU and AMD Radeon R7 250X 1GB GDDR5 with an on-board 802.11ac and Bluetooth combo. All units come with a 3-year standalone warranty service. The variants are as follows, along with the pricing:

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The units can be purchased from here.

Last updated: Apr 7, 2020 at 11:48 am CDT

Roshan Ashraf Shaikh

ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Roshan Ashraf Shaikh

After being a long time PC enthusiast and a former contributor for many Indian based PC and Tech forums, Roshan now joins TweakTown covering tech news and also any developments from India. Like many enthusiasts, with years of being involved in many Indian tech forums and running his own tech site, he's commonly referred by his forum nickname 'The Sorcerer' by many old and new fellow PC enthusiasts, followed by few companies from time to time. He's also the winner of the TweakTown's Computex 2012 Taipei trip. If any free time is left, Roshan prefers to play FPS games.

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