For few, Netbooks is everything they need. And for people, like the one who are reading this blog, needs something extra from the world. A complete desktop replacement.
Maingear claims that their eX-L 18 laptop is the world’s fastest. I’m not sure if that claim is 100% true, but one thing is for sure, this lappy is powered packed, real desktop replacement.
This 18.4-inch laptop is powered by configurations including an Intel Core 2 Extreme quad processor, dual NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280M graphics cards, 8GB of RAM, three 2.5″ SATA or SSD drives (in RAID if you wish), and Blu-ray setups that cost from $3,000 to $6,500.
Let’s have a look at the attractive features which makes it pretty unique:
Basically, there are 3 CPU Platforms to choose from:
-Intel Core 2 Duo Processor P8700 (2.53GHz x 2)
-Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T9600 (2.8GHz x 2)
-Intel Core 2 Extreme Processor X9300 (2.53GHz x 4) 45w
Motherboard: Running on PM45/ICH9-M Intel Platform
GPU: Dual 1GB (2GB Total) NVIDIA® GeForce™ GTX 280m in SLI
HDD: Single Hard Drive:
-7200 RPM, up to 500GB SATA
– Solid State Drive 80GB SATA
Dual Raid0 Hard Drives: 7,200 RPM up to 1.5TB SATA (3 x 500GB)
Audio: Up to 7.1 Support through Digital Out
Ports: eSATA, HDMI, USB 2.0, and FireWire.
Battery: 12 Cell Lithium-ION Battery
Keyboard: Full size illuminated keyboard w/ separate numeric pad
Screen: LCD 18.4″, 1920×1080 (FullHd 1080p)
Dimensions: Height: 1.7 inches, Width: 15.65 inches, Depth: 11.80 inches, Weight: 9.5lbs
Specs are pretty impressive. But I’m not sure that you would spend around that much for it 🙂