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New Gateway Gaming Laptops to arrive on Aug. 14th

Posted by SG on Saturday, August 2, 2008

Notebook Review Forum members have uncovered details of the next refresh model of the Gateway Gaming Series Notebooks. According to the members, the Gateway P-7811FX will start shipping on August 14, and retail for $1,449 at Best Buy with the following specifications:

  • Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 (2.26GHz/ 3MB L2/ 1066MHz FSB)
  • Intel PM45 Express Chipset
  • 17-inch WUXGA (1920×1200) display
  • 4GB DDR3-1066 memory
  • Nvidia GeForce 9800M-GTS with 512MB GDDR3 dedicated memory
  • 200GB 7200RPM hard drive
  • 8X DVD Multiformat burner with Labelflash
  • 1.3 megapixel camera
  • HDMI 1.2, eSATA
  • 5-in-1 media card reader
  • 9-cell Li-ion battery
  • Weight: 9.2 pounds

At this price this notebook is a very good value for money considering it has Full HD Display of 1920 x 1200 & a capable Graphics Card in the form of nVidia 9800-GTS 512 MB having GDDR3 memory. Sweet additions include 4 GB RAM & the 1.3 mp cam. So if you are free on the 14th, do visit your nearest Best Buy to have a look.

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Dell launches Vostro 2510

Posted by SG on Saturday, August 2, 2008

With the introduction of Centrino 2, most manufactureres are gearing up to introduce new models with the new processors. Not to be left behind, Dell introduced Vostro 2510. It’s a Business Notebook with an emphasis to look like a non-business type notebook. Basically it’s not like a boxy business notebook. The specs are as follows :

  • Intel Core 2 Duo processor T5670 (1.8GHz, 2MB L2 cache), T5870 (2.0GHz, 2MB cache) or T9500 (2.6GHz, 6MB cache)
  • 2GB, 3GB or 4GB DDR2 667MHz RAM
  • 15.4in 1,440 x 900 or 1,920 x 1,200 panel
  • 256MB nVidia GeForce 8400M GS
  • 160GB or 320GB 5400rmp or 250GB 7200 hard drive
  • Draft-N Wireless option
  • Blu-ray drive option

The notebook’s keyboard & speakers look a lot like some of the Sony Vaio’s & Apple’s Macbook Pro which is not a bad thing as Vaio & MBP are considered one of the better looking notebooks out there.

Source : Dell

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