Around The Houses
Such has been the popularity of the Aria & OC3D Stand that so far our erstwhile man on the scene has been unable to give us a guided tour. However today he managed to break free, so for those of you who can't go along here is a snippet of what there is to see.
There is, as always at such things, a central display for presentations. Or in this case, a bit of DJ demonstration.
There are plenty of big companies who are demonstrating all the latest technologies. nVidia are demonstrating one of the hottest ones around at the moment, 3D. So if you're unsure what all the fuss is about, you can find out for yourself.
There are many companies we know well here at OC3D as well. Steelseries are out in force demonstrating their huge range of peripherals.
Fancy a very different case? Acer can show you something that leans towards the Marmite side of things. In the flesh it's a looker.... To some of you anyways!
AMD were out in force, with Eyefinity on display, something we'd love to get running here. Of course there was a very beautiful person we bumped into whilst strolling about. Oh and we met our good friend Iain too.
It's not only PC hardware that's on display. For some of us this is the only Batmobile worth considering. Adam West where art thou.
Drive one, get taken home in the other. I wonder if there are some laptops to entertain you in the back of the MSI Metropolitan Police van. We'll probably take the Gumball 3000 Bentley Continental instead.
ICE is well covered with a few demonstrators. A VIBE Audi TT in the colour of the moment. I've never understood TVs in the boot myself, but there is no denying the bling factor.
The rear of this Skyline GT-R has plenty Alpine bass for all your needs. If you can't quite stretch to a heavily modified motor, then you can always buy a gaming seat and play at home.
Speaking of gaming seats for the home, there is one star in our opinion. Keep turning.
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Dear Santa. Could we have a VRX iMotion Simulator each for Xmas.
There are a few dedicated racing machines at the show, and of them we fell in love with the mental VRX offering. They've been around for a long time and are well known in the Sim Racing community, but this triple-screen monster is something else.
Sure the thick end of £26000 is a hell of a wedge, but look at the craftsmanship. Carbon and aircraft grade steel everywhere.
Controls well within reach, whilst still keeping your hands on the wheel. It has actuators capable of delivering 2G of motion.
Sturdy as hell, stunning to look at and more expensive than marrying Heather Mills. We want one more than many things indeed. Although if I could have mine without the grinning loon in it...
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We're sure we're not alone in always having a desire for a jukebox. Or maybe you want a hot-tub to soak away the days blues.
As much as the cutting edge of hardware is something we are hugely passionate about, there is plenty to be said for those things we grew up with. MAME. Dreamcasts. Heaven.
There are plenty of big companies here. Turtle Beach have been around for longer than almost any other soundcard manufacturer. Kodak of course need no introduction.
Razer have brought along their immense range of gaming gear. There are also racing systems for more modest pockets.
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AMD have brought along their great range of products. We also have the might of Sony.
There are plenty of big hitters everywhere you look.
Although there are plenty of attractions, we can't help lusting after PCs. How about this as an eye-catching fingerprint magnet?
Finally back to the OC3D and Aria stand, where we are introducing them young. Now if only we can tear Tom away from his girlfriend...
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