CES 2018: MAINGEAR Introduces F131 Gaming PC with APEX Cooling

MAINGEAR Introduces the New F131 Gaming Desktop with Exclusive APEX Cooling

Las Vegas, NV – 1/9/2018 9:00 AM EST – MAINGEAR PC announced today their new F131 gaming desktop. Engineered over thousands of hours from the ground up with an exclusive in-house design, the new F131 sets a new standard for the enthusiast boutique-class PC. Built for the elite gamer with a new custom MAINGEAR designed cooling system, this PC defines perfection. With a slim design and a small footprint, the F131 offers the very best hardware on the market paired with premium materials and the cooling of a full-sized desktop.

Top Performance

Built with the best components on the market, the F131 has all the options for even the most demanding gamers. Featuring the latest graphics cards from NVIDIA, as well as the full line of desktop processors from Intel and AMD, the F131 can crush anything you throw at it. The F131 also includes options for dual graphics card configurations and up to 64GB of DDR4 memory, plus a full range of ultra-fast NVMe SSDs. No matter your style of play, the F131 is ready for Esports, VR, or 4K gaming, and is designed to deliver the best gaming experience for years.


The APEX is a unique, self-contained, fully featured Integrated Cooling System. The revolutionary APEX was engineered by MAINGEAR in partnership with Bitspower in tandem with the F131 for a perfect match. The APEX combines failsafe dual pumps, pressure regulated parallel cooling, flow-rate and temperature sensing, and a high capacity reservoir. Paired with the APEX, the F131 also includes a radiator encapsulating the entire top portion of the PC providing the maximum cooling real estate for the size. In addition, APEX and the new F131 are available with both soft tubing open loop cooling, and MAINGEAR’s Superstock Hardline open loop cooling with options for crystal clear acrylic or metal tubing.

“The the launch of our new F131 desktop sets a new benchmark in gaming desktops” said Wallace Santos, CEO and Founder of MAINGEAR. “While most manufacturers add liquid cooling to a system as an afterthought, the new F131 and APEX where designed together to provide unparalleled performance.”

MAINGEAR MARC II – Artfully Applied Custom Designs

MAINGEAR’s new MARC II custom paint process brings your own personal touch to the F131. The exclusive seven step paint process can apply full coverage artwork encased in a high gloss automotive paint finish. With the option to upload your own artwork or choose from MAINGEAR’s exclusive designs, you will have new found freedom to select a paint design to match perfectly with your home or game room.

In addition to MARC II, the new F131 is also available with MAINGEAR’s True Automotive Paint Finish. With a new set of colors for 2018, including the new Spectrum Chameleon Finishes, and paired with MARC II, your computer becomes your canvas to design the PC of your dreams with unlimited possibilities.

F131 Features:

New exclusive in-house designed chassis
Premium materials with steel core and Japanese brushed aluminium exterior
Tinted tempered glass side panel
Slim mATX form factor
Full controllable RGB interior and logo lighting
Available with the latest Intel and AMD CPUs, up to the 18-core 7980XE
Available with up to 2x NVIDIA Titan V graphics cards
Up to 64GB of high speed DDR4 memory
Options for high speed NVMe SSDs
Exclusive APEX ICS – Integrate Cooling System
Up to a 420mm of radiator coverage
Options for closed loop or custom open loop liquid cooling
Options for MAINGEAR’s True Automotive Paint Finishes with new 2018 colors including new Spectrum Chameleon Finishes
Options for MAINGEAR new MARC II full coverage custom artwork.
Lifetime US-based support

The MAINGEAR F131 is available today starting at $1599. For more information visit www.maingear.com/f131 and www.maingear.com/mar

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Clinton Bowman-Christie
Managing Editor, Games & Technology

Teacher's Assistant by day, passionate gamer and wrestling fan by night. This describes Clinton to a T. A Brooklyn, New York resident for all of his life, gaming, Power Rangers, football, basketball and wrestling pretty much comprise a lot of his free time.