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Commodore Launches in the US on the 25th Anniversary of the C64

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Commodore Gaming, a leader in high-performance PC gaming solutions, announced today that it is launching a new breed of gaming PCs for the US market in Q3 online and following with retail. Already a huge hit in Europe this will mark the triumphant return of the famous brand to America on Commodore 64's 25th Anniversary. There are four different models for enthusiasts to choose between -- from an entry level gaming PC to a powerhouse optimized for the most extreme gamers.

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Commodore Gaming, a leader in high-performance PC gaming solutions, announced today that it is launching a new breed of gaming PCs for the US market in Q3 online and following with retail. Already a huge hit in Europe this will mark the triumphant return of the famous brand to America on Commodore 64's 25th Anniversary. There are four different models for enthusiasts to choose between — from an entry level gaming PC to a powerhouse optimized for the most extreme gamers.

"Commodore Gaming will ensure customers that only the very best components are provided to deliver the ultimate PC gaming experience. We also bring new ideas such as the Ice Cube cooling technology, whilst our C-kin painting process brings a fresh approach to chassis design and the concept of a fully personalized system. The Commodore name means we have a lot to live up to but it is part of our ambition to uphold this industry defining legacy", said Bala Keilman, CEO for Commodore Gaming. "The incredible heritage of Commodore in the US market means we are proud and excited to offer these great systems. The interest and demand from the US has been a real motivator to realize this step only four months after our European launch".

Focused with the gamer in mind, the Commodore range boasts the highest quality and specifications available for PC enthusiasts featuring nothing less than Intel Quad Core processors and DirectX 10 enabled graphics cards.

Chad Hodge of the Games for Windows group, Microsoft, added, "the return of Commodore is an exciting time and we are proud to join together to enable gamers at all levels. We have seen what Commodore Gaming is doing with their systems, representing the very forefront of PC gaming, and the experience that Commodore Gaming and Microsoft offer with Games for Windows — LIVE, Windows Vista and DirectX 10 embodies the best of what's to come."

The new gaming machines are the Cg (entry level), Cgs, Cgx, Cxx (extreme level). Each machine can be customized to the individual's specification.

Below are the specs for the XX, for more information on the rest of the models please contact Traction PR at the number above or try the machines out at the Casa del Mar Hotel in Santa Monica, in the Presidential Suite. While this showing coincides with E3, it is in no way affiliated.

XX — Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Extreme Quad-Core processor QX6800: 2.66GHz 8MB Cache — ASUS(R) P5N32-E NVIDIA(R) nForce(R) 680i SLI(TM) motherboard — 2x 500GB 7200 RPM SATA Raid 0 hard drives — 2GB Corsair(TM) DOMINATOR(TM) Twin2x2048-8500C5D memory: 1066MHz DVDRW optical drive — 850W ICE Cube power supply — Creative Sound Blaster(R) X-Fi Xtreme Gamer — 2x NVIDIA(R) GeForce(R) 8800 Ultra 768MB (612 MHz) SLI(TM) graphics cards — Microsoft(R) Windows Vista(TM) Ultimate operating system

About Commodore Gaming

Driven by a passionate team of gaming enthusiasts and industry professionals, Commodore Gaming is a world renowned provider of products and services for the PC and video game market. Created through a joint venture with Commodore International Corporation, Commodore Gaming was founded in 2005 and aims to re-establish the brand as a leader in its industry.

For more information on Commodore Gaming please contact us at the number above or go to our website at http://www.commodoregaming.com.

Press Contact: David Tractenberg Traction Public Relations 310-593-4719 david@tractionpr.com

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