Thursday, January 31, 2013

MC2 Post 1509 Just Before the Big Game This Weekend---

A Tale of  Two Gaming Laptops: The x17 vs. the Blade Mk2

You Got Game and You CAN Take it with You...

(If you have a Strong Back)




Specs at a glance: DigitalStorm x17 (Clevo P170EM)

Screen         1920x1080 17.3" display (127 ppi)
OS               Windows 8 64-bit
CPU             2.3GHz Intel Core i7-3610QM (Turbo Boost 3.3GHz)
RAM           16GB 1600MHz DDR3 (upgradeable to 32GB)
GPU            AMD Radeon HD 7970M with 2GB of GDDR5
Storage         750GB 7200RPM hard drive
Networking   Single-band 802.11n, Bluetooth 3.0, gigabit Ethernet
Ports             2x USB 3.0, 1x USB 3.0/eSATA, 1x USB 2.0, 1x mini FireWire,
DVI, HDMI, DisplayPort, headphone/microphone/line-out/line-in jacks, SD card slot

Battery         8-cell 76.96Whr Li-ion
Size             16.22 x 10.87 x 1.79-1.65 inches (412 x 276 x 45.4-41.8 mm)
Weight         8.6 lbs (3.9 kg)
Starting price     $1604
Price as configured     $1854 (note that the current model at this price has an

upgraded Core     i7 3630QM CPU, but is otherwise identical)
Other perks     Webcam, Kensington lock slot, backlit keyboard, DVD burner






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