NVIDIA unveiled today the GeForce GTX Battlebox program which certifies PCs form "hand-picked system builders" as ready for 4K gaming at maximum graphics quality.
"Working in concert with hand-picked system builders, we’ve developed a new breed of gaming machine purposely built to play this Holiday’s AAA, combat-focused games at super high resolutions, at high settings and every NVIDIA-exclusive feature enabled," the company explained.
According to NVIDIA, GeForce GTX Battlebox certified PCs are capable of running next gen games at "console-destroying graphics" that are beyond the capabilities of any next-gen console.
Each GeForce GTX Battlebox PC features GeForce GTX 780 or TITAN GPUs in 2 and 3-Way SLI configurations, supported by overclocked Intel Haswell i5 and i7 CPUs, advanced cooling systems, high-speed DDR3 RAM to assist with overclocking, and the latest high-speed SSDs, which load the action in record time. With the performance afforded by such setups, GeForce GTX Battleboxes are ready for 4K Gaming.
longside 4K-Ready GeForce GTX Battlebox systems, boutique builders will be offering 4K monitors at the point of sale. At present, only ASUS sell a 4K monitor in the form of the 31.5” PQ321Q, but NVIDIA expects a host of new models to choose from in the near future.