Okoro Media Systems Ships HTPCs With Core i3/i5 CPUs and USB 3.0

Okoro Media Systems Ships HTPCs With Core i3/i5 CPUs and USB 3.0

Okoro Media Systems has been making HTPCs (and little else) for years on end, and they're quietly becoming a force in the media center PC market. They specialize in making computers that work well in a living room setting, and their newest generation of HTPCs is proof of why they're staying at the top: offering cutting edge components.

With Intel's Core i3, Core i5 and Core i7 dominating the headlines, Okoro has decided that it's time to jump in. The company's new range of home theater PCs can now be ordered with a Core i3 or Core i5 CPU inside, giving them plenty of horsepower to churn through 1080p videos, Blu-ray playback and even a quad-pipe CableCARD.

In addition to adding the newest Intel chips, the new machines (with the exception of the lower-end Q100) can also bitstream Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio formats when used on Blu-ray, which means that users can enjoy full uncompressed HD audio when the machines are connected to compatible A\V receivers via HDMI. That's not all, though. These new machines also ship with USB 3.0 support, which is extremely rare right now on the market. You can also get between 1TB and 8TB of internal storage, Windows 7 64-bit, internal CableCARDs, DDR3 memory and multi-zone audio support. The machines aren't cheap, but the new 2010 lineup is on sale now starting at $1295.


Okoro Media Systems, manufacturer of Digital Entertainment Systems for the high end audio/video market, is pleased to announce the addition of Intel’s new i3 and i5 technology to our line of 2010 media center PCs. Keeping with the mission of bringing the latest in cutting edge technology to our customers, these machines will bring a new level of performance for streaming movies to multiple rooms, full 1080p playback, and the recording of multiple HD TV shows.

In addition to enhanced performance, these new media center PCs now offer bitstreaming of TrueHD and DTS-HD Master audio during Blu-ray playback. Customers will now be able to enjoy full uncompressed HD audio when the machines are connected to compatible A\V receivers via HDMI.
All OMS systems, with the exception of the Q100, now offer bitstream audio capabilities with next generation Intel processors and are now available for purchase. 

Below are additional features available with the new 2010 line of OMS Digital Entertainment Systems:
·         High Speed USB 3.0 connections
·         1 Terabyte to 8 Terabytes of internal storage
·         Windows 7 64bit operating system
·         Blu-ray playback (optional)
·         Recording of HD premium content using CableCARD technology
·         Remote configuration/support for customers and authorized dealers
·         Quad CableCARD tuner support (optional)

These features are now available on the GX100 and GX300 Ultimate series machines:
·         DDR3 1600 Mhz memory
·         2 Terabyte 6 Gb/s  SATA  drives
·         Multi-zone audio software with iPad, iPod Touch, and iPhone app control via Wi-Fi

OMS Trade-in/Upgrade Program
Okoro Media Systems is now offering existing customers the opportunity to trade in or upgrade their current system for a next generation  machine.
The upgrade offer for OMS customers will be available through May 31st 2010.


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Thats a very nice looking from multiple ends system. The packaging of it look more like a standard multimedia rack component as well, plus it has USB3 etc.

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Well said Rapid.. I felt the exact same think when I saw the CPU. that looks more like a Blu-ray player. Would be at home in the media center setup!

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