Commodore Launching Gaming PCs - Because The Commodore Name Equals Fast

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After brokering a deal last June, Commodore, the previously strong maker of the Commodore64 PC, is going to launch a line of gaming PCs at CeBIT. Seeing as the Commodore brand has been entrenched in the minds of PC users the punchline to a joke about how old their machine is, it's going to be all uphill for Commodore Gaming.

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Then again, maybe people will purchase a Commodore for the ironic value, giving them the much needed boost to get traction in a market dominated by names like Falcon and Alienware.

Comodore Returns [Wired]

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Did the C64 ever suffer from overheating? I never had one but a friend of mine did. This was an issue with his C64 and I'm wondering how common it was.