HP announced this morning that its Blackbird 002 gaming PC will be available in retail stores this summer. The $3,299 retail configuration includes:
- 2.66GHz Core 2 Quad Q9450 processor
- 4GB Corsair Dominator memory
- 500GB 7,200 rpm hard drive
- Dual Nvidia GeForce 9800 GT graphics cards
- 900-watt power supply
- Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit edition with SP1
The system will be available at Best Buy, Circuit City, J&R, and Micro Center among other stores, as well as online at Amazon.com and Newegg.com (details at www.hp.com/go/bbretail). Here's the CNET review of the Blackbird 002.