03.10.17 / PCs

Samsung Delivers the Ultimate Gaming Experience at PAX East

BOSTON – March 10, 2017 – Samsung Electronics America, Inc. showcases the power of its high-performance gaming technology at PAX East, featuring the fastest consumer solid state drives (SSD), Curved Gaming Monitors with Quantum Dot technology and the new Samsung Notebook Odyssey gaming laptop.

“Hardcore gamers demand flawless gameplay, which requires hardware that’s packed with reliable power and superior displays that create an immersive gaming environment,” said Andrew Sivori, Vice President, Consumer IT Marketing at Samsung Electronics America. “At PAX East, we’re showing gamers how Samsung delivers the ultimate gaming experience with its industry-leading SSDs*, state-of-the-art gaming monitors, and innovative gaming laptops.”

As part of Samsung’s ultimate gaming experience at PAX East, professional gamers in the PAX Arena will compete on Samsung 27-inch Curved Gaming Monitors (C27FG70), engineered with Quantum Dot technology for intense, graphic-rich gaming.

Gamers at PAX East can experience the same intense gameplay as the pros by visiting the Samsung booth next to the arena, where they can play the latest games on the same Samsung monitors. Aside from stunning gameplay visuals, Samsung’s gaming showcase is powered by SSDs designed for hardcore gamers, like the class-leading Samsung 960 PRO.

Samsung will also give PAX East attendees a look at its first laptop specifically engineered for gamers, the Samsung Notebook Odyssey (15.6-inch).

Samsung’s expanded line-up of products for gamers includes:



Samsung 960 PRO and 960 EVO Solid State Drives
Samsung 960 PRO and 960 EVO Solid State Drives
  • Samsung SSDs: Samsung SSDs are designed to handle today’s demanding games without compromise, for a faster, more engaging gaming experience. The highlight of the line-up, the 960 PRO and 960 EVO features NVMe technology, which delivers industry-leading performance** for incredibly fast game load times so users can spend more time playing and less time waiting.
Samsung CFG70 Quantum Dot Curved monitor
Samsung CFG70 Quantum Dot Curved monitor
  • Samsung Monitors: Designed specifically for professional and hardcore gamers, the (24- and 27-inch) Curved Gaming Monitor unites the visual refinement of Samsung’s Quantum Dot technology, delivering a wider range of more accurate colors, with a widespread curved view to create the ultimate gaming experience. With a 144Hz screen refresh rate and super-fast 1ms response time, Samsung gaming monitors provide advanced gaming performance without motion blur across the screen. AMD FreeSync™ Technology is built into the monitors, allowing gamers to sync screen refresh rate easily with the game frame rate, dramatically reducing image tearing and stutter during gaming.
Samsung Odyssey Notebook
Samsung Odyssey Notebook
  • The Samsung Notebook Odyssey: The new and portable 15.6 inch gaming notebook is packed with high-power performance and dynamic display. Built with the latest Intel Core i7 processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 graphics, Samsung’s Notebook Odyssey offers a premium gaming experiences. The wide-angle, full HD screen lets gamers fully immerse themselves with life-like color in images and videos. Engineered with an advanced cooling system to handle intense gameplay, it also delivers fast load times with 16 GB of RAM and up to 256GB SSD with NVMe technology that can be reconfigured with more SSD storage, and RAM when gamers need a boost***.

For more details, and purchase information, on the Samsung gaming product portfolio, please visit http://www.samsung.com/us/computing/

Samsung’s gaming technology will be showcased from March 10-12 during PAX East 2017, at Booth PA-4 and the PAX Arena, in the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.

*Gartner Inc., Market Share Analysis: SSDs and Solid-State Arrays, Worldwide, 2015, May 2016
**The 960 PRO provides sequential read/write (R/W) speeds of up to 3,500/2,100 MB/s and random R/W speeds up to 440K/360K input/output operations per second (IOPS.) The 960 EVO offers R/W speeds of up to 3,200/1,900 MB/s and random R/W speeds up to 380K/360K.
***Additional memory and storage sold separately.
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