Hypersonic PC used to be regarded as one of the most well-respected PC
builders in the world, up there with the likes on Alienware, Falcon
Northwest and Voodoo. Now, they're just a distant memory. OCZ
Technology, the parent company of Hypersonic, has recently made the
tough decision to shut down the operation, leaving hardcore PC gamers
one less option when it comes time to shop for a new custom built
According to a brief blurb on Hypersonic
it's all over for the company, but existing owners will still be taken
care of when it comes to warranties. Here's the exact quote: "At this
time Hypersonic-PC is not accepting any orders. We are honoring all
warranties and will continue to support existing customers. All
customers that currently own a Hypersonic branded PC or Notebook can
contact the following numbers for direct product support."
phone lines are still staying open, but no new orders will be accepted.
Alex Mei, OCZ's Executive VP and CMO, had this to say about the shut
down: "We are focusing all our resources on SSD, PSU and Memory and our
SI business really didn’t fit into the spectrum of things. While we are
ceasing marketing and sales efforts for Hypersonic we are still taking
care of all customers that have Hypersonic product, all their full
warranties are still good and we are making sure that everyone that
purchased a Hypersonic solution is taken care of."
Fareqwell, Hypersonic. It feels like we barely knew you.