The HP Blackbird 002 is HP's first gaming PC with Voodoo DNA; its design has been influenced by HP's September 2006 acquisition the Canadian gaming computer manufacturer VoodooPC. It features top-of-the-line components like Dual NVIDIA 8800 SLI enabled graphics cards and powerful CPU choices like the Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6850. The Blackbird features sleek styling both in the exterior and exterior.
When configuring your system HP lets the buyer choose between Intel or AMD processors, and between ATi or NVIDIA Video cards. Also, you have the option of having your CPU factory overclocked to over 20% of their rated clock speeds. The HP Blackbird features easy-to-access components with the design of its chassis. It has a factory-sealed, liquid cooling system that HP promises to be maintenance free.
- All aluminum case
- Factory-sealed, maintenance-free, liquid Cooling system featuring roof-mounted radiator and twin output fans
- CPU, GPUs, and power supply are each isolated in their own thermal chambers
- Hidden card reader and ports on top
- Aluminum 'foot' that case stands on
- Easy Access Side panel
- Voodoo style wiring
- 1.1 kW power supply
The HP Blackbird with all of its customization options is priced between $2,500 and $7,100 and comes with a 1 year limited warranty. The HP Blackbird 002 gaming rig competes with Dell's XPS and Alienware offerings.