Stunning design for brilliant performance
The new Packard Bell ixtreme desktops radiate with style, and bring brilliant Full HD multimedia to your home. Smart features make your overall computing experience more intuitive and convenient than ever.
Radiant, functional design
Soft curves and a glossy black finish give the new ixtreme desktops a luxurious appeal. A glowing white light radiates from the chassis, enhancing depth and creating an eye-catching effect that will add elegance to any environment. This lighting effect can be easily activated or deactivated with a button click, allowing you to control the level of illumination in your room.
Be dazzled by Full HD multimedia thanks to the smart combination of a turbo-charged processor, the latest graphics cards, and user-friendly utilities. Whether you want soothing music or riveting action, the new ixtreme brings you brilliant entertainment on demand. Create a personal theatre in your own home by connecting the ixtreme to a cinematic big-screen display via the HDMI port, and enhance and edit photos using Adobe Photoshop Elements. Organise and preserve your memories for generations to come on a DVD, and share your files quickly and easily with the multiple USB 2.0 ports.
Intel Core i3-550 processor
The Packard Bell ixtreme desktop comes equipped with the power of an Intel Core i3-550 processor, designed to speed up multitasking performance so you can work faster and have more fun, with less waiting. As well as faster performance, this processor enables better playback of high-definition content over the Internet, and allows you to enjoy the full Windows 7 Aero experience.
NVIDIA GeForce GT 420 graphics
Great visuals are provided by the NVIDIA GeForce GT 420. This discrete graphics solution offers fantastic visual quality taking movies, games, multimedia, and video editing to the next level. With full DirectX 11 support you'll be able to enjoy faster frame rates, increased visual detailing, and higher resolutions. And with NVIDIA GeForce Drivers, you get continuous performance optimisations for the life of your GeForce GPU.
The Packard Bell ixtreme desktops also include fast DDR3 memory, which offers twice the speed of DDR2, ensuring faster, more efficient multitasking. Add that to a large-capacity hard disk drive that provides generous storage for work and multimedia files, and you've got a PC that can handle almost any task you care to throw at it.
This PC also includes all the benefits of Windows 7, helping you to simplify everyday tasks, make complicated tasks (such as setting up a new network) easier, and enjoy the many features of Window Media Center. A faster, safer and more reliable operating system for your digital life.
Cinematic entertainment with HDMI
If you like your entertainment on the big screen, the HDMI interface supports exceptional high-definition viewing on a full range of peripherals. Perfect for connecting to a big-screen HDTV or HD monitor, plugging a HDMI cable into your desktop allows the transmission of both audio and high-definition video, up to a 1080p resolution. You'll find lots of compatible HDMI devices are now available, or already in your home, so the Packard Bell ixtreme desktops will fit perfectly into your digital life.
Smart and convenient features
Download and keep everything you want in the ixtreme's vast storage space--there's space for up to three hard disk drives each up to 2 TB, plus an optional easy-swap HDD. A recessed deck on top provides a convenient area for placing devices and other items. A handy cable management system neatly hides cables, and commonly used media ports are in front for intuitive access. What's more, you'll appreciate two special buttons for extra convenience: the PhotoFrame button to quickly display images from an HDD or memory card, and the My BackUp button for fast, one-press backups of your important files.
With 1 TB of storage available in this model, you'll not have to worry about what media and applications you keep on your Packard Bell ixtreme desktop. This spacious drive is can also be expanded by adding another HDD into the easy-swap HDD bay, making it simple to switch out drives and transfer large amounts of data between different machines.
Recessed deck for devices
On top of the stylish ixtreme case, you'll find a recessed deck perfect for placing any mobile devices or external drives. Perfect for charging your smartphone, or listening to music from your MP3 player, the recessed deck gives you convenient access to the USB 2.0 ports for power and easy connectivity, all while your devices are kept securely in place.
Cable management system
Tangled and confused cables can easily mess up a desk surface, and make swapping connections a lengthy and frustrating process. That's why the Packard Bell ixtreme desktops come with a handy cable management system, allowing you to tidy away cables easily without having to worry about tangles, and clearing space on your desk.
Intuitively located on the front of the Packard Bell ixtreme, the PhotoFrame button allows you to, with one press, instantly view slideshows of photos from a connected HDD or memory card.
My BackUp button
With a single press, the My BackUp button allows you to back up important data to another location. Located on the front of the chassis, this button is designed to take the hassle out of regular backups, allowing you back up on a regular basis without fuss, and keep your data safe.
Full connectivity and expandability
The latest communication tools
Surf the Internet and stay in touch with your people with reliable, high-speed connectivity via Ethernet or Wi-Fi. A Wi-Fi CERTIFIED wireless-N network connection enables long-range, fast, reliable wireless Internet. Offering greater range and faster connection speeds than wireless-G, the ixtreme allows you to connect to a wireless LAN within 300 ft and with a transfer rate of up to 300 Mbps.
Multi-in-1 Card Reader
This card reader supports the latest high-capacity storage media for file sharing, transfer and storage, including Secure Digital (SD), MicroSD, MultiMediaCard (MMC), Memory Stick (MS), CompactFlash (CF) and xD-Picture Card (xD). This allows you to easily store and transfer files between devices, including photos and videos from your digital cameras.
Quick Setup guide