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December 6, 2011
Maingear EPIC 180 Liquid CPU Cooler Review
"In the end it comes down to whether or not I feel that Maingear is doing right by themselves and their customers with the addition of the EPIC 180 to cool CPUs in their builds. I really have to say, yes, in every way.... Not only does it look good, put our mind at ease and offer terrific efficiency with the massive amount of surface area in the 180mm radiator, I definitely think this is the best choice (of a cooling system) with all considerations taken into account."

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November 7, 2011
Shift: 4 out of 5 stars g4tv.com
“...this is as good as it gets in the PC gaming experience...”

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November 7, 2011
VYBE: 4 out of 5 stars on techbargins.com
“Maingear's Vybe S delivers the same boutique build quality without the wallet busting price tag.”

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September 30, 2011
VYBE: PCMAG 4/5 rating


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September 27, 2011
VYBE: cnet.com 4/5 stars
“The handsome new Maingear Vybe SuperStock offers everything we like to see in a modern gaming PC, and we'd recommend it particularly to those looking for a well-rounded performance computer.”

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September 1, 2011
shift: cpu dream pc
“Whether you’re gaming or trying to be productive, the SHIFT Super Stock won’t stall out on you before the finish line.”

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September 1, 2011
f131: cpu dream pc
“It’s one thing to say that the F131 Super Stock ran in the middle of the pack in our testing regimen; it’s another thing to remember that it’s quite an amazing pack to run with. Maingear beefed up this PC in ways that really count.”

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August 16, 2011
Titan-17: maximum pc 9/10
Maingear's portable workstation knows how to carry its weight, blasting through benchmarks with SLI-powered graphics.

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July 6, 2011
shift: Brightsideofnews.com EDITORS' CHOICE AWARD
“The Maingear Shift is by far one of the slickest and best built systems that we have encountered from recent history and we would gladly entrust our friends and family with a system from Maingear.”

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June 28, 2011
Titan-17: TECHSPOT.com REVIEW
"This system totally destroyed everything we threw at it, besting any notebook we had previously tested. It also performed better than most desktop PCs we have looked at."

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June 6, 2011
SHIFT: maximum pc EDITORS' CHOICE AWARD
“Maingear seems content to take its Shift Super Stock to the brink of madness by clocking the 3.4GHz Core i7-2600K to 5GHz.”

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June 14, 2011
Clutch 13: myrealitytech.com
“Blistering fast notebook... takes multitaksing to another level...I've used other notebooks that are in the same category as the Clutch-13 and they dont even compare... I recommend the Clutch-13 for any gamers out there looking for a ultra-compact laptop for gaming on the go.”

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May 26, 2011
ex-l 15: pc perspective EDITORS' CHOICE AWARD
“If you need an kick-ass, jaw-dropping mobile gaming powerhouse, the Maingear eX-L15 will serve you well.”

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May 25, 2011
SHIFT: COMPUTER SHOPPER EDITORS' CHOICE AWARD
“Benchmark-busting graphics and gaming speed; priced significantly below previous extreme gaming machines...Thanks to the help of an expertly overclocked Intel "Sandy Bridge" CPU and a smart choice of components, the Shift Super Stock brings bleeding-edge performance a fair bit closer to affordability.”

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May 25, 2011
EX-L 15: about.com 4.5 out of 5 stars
I’m so impressed, I’d buy one for myself, hands down...Phenomenal Display, Incredible Graphics Card, Good Battery Life

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May 24, 2011
EX-L 15: pcworld 4.5 out of 5 stars

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May 05, 2011
vybe: The gaming experience 5 out of 5 review
So overall, if you want a sweet and sexy system, that will take the demands of modern day (and future) gaming, I suggest looking no further than MAINGEAR. Trust me when I say that you will NOT find a more humble and encouraging group of people in this lifetime.

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May 04, 2011
shift: wired magazine review
“Aside from being the most well constructed PC I’ve ever laid eyes on, the Maingear Shift is an amazingly smooth and high powered machine. If you have the money and need a PC, no matter for business or gaming, I highly recommend getting one of these.”

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April 25, 2011
ex-l 15: hot hardware recommended award
“Maingear advertises the eX-L 15 as "the world's most powerful 15.6-inch gaming notebook," and if you're going to talk to the talk, you better be able to walk the walk. Well folks, the eX-L 15 walked the walk, it ran the race, and it sped through our gauntlet of benchmarks like a sports car running from the cops.”

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April. 24, 2011
Vybe: cnet.com editors' choice award
“Maingear's Vybe Super Stock boasts best-in-class gaming desktop performance in a tidy, well-built package. With few limitations and strong value in its enthusiast category, Maingear's expertly built, impressively fast Vybe Super Stock earns a well-deserved Editors' Choice Award”

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April 21, 2011
f131: pcworld lab tested 4.5 out of 5


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April, 2011
Quantum shift: Bestcovery.com #1 Best Computer for Speed (Fastest Computer)
“Maingear is among my favorite desktop computer manufacturers. They’ve always earned my love by offering consistently excellent product with attention to detail. The company’s computers are built like tanks – even the inexpensive ones. ”

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April, 2011
Vybe: bestcovery.com #1 best overall desktop pc
“Maingear is a small boutique desktop company that is best known for its high-end performance and gaming desktops. However, Maingear also offers the Vybe, a small desktop that is great for anyone who wants a diminutive, stylish and powerful computer.”

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Feb. 11, 2011
About.com 2011 Readers' Choice Awards: best gaming laptop
Maingear receives the most votes to win Best Gaming Laptop of 2011 award from ABOUT.COM

Feb. 09, 2011
Vybe: PC WORLD 4.5 out of 5

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Jan. 12, 2011
clutch-13: hot hardware recommended award
“The Clutch 13 is a very refreshing ultraportable….. the performance (outside of gaming) was outstanding, and the machine remained nice and cool throughout our testing”

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Jan. 03, 2011
f131: pc mag editors' choice award

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Jan. 01, 2011
Shift: PC World
“In a category satiated with impressive performance (and daunting price tags), Maingear tops the charts...”

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Jan. 01, 2011
Shift: BIGDOWNLOAD.COM
“Maingear's Shift gaming PC - powerful inside and out… a performance master...”

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