Summary:

PC Laptops today announced their new K2 PCL987 desktop replacement computer.  The K2 is a whopping 12.5 pounds with the battery in place but has a full set of features for the power user.  A 17" screen (either WSXGA or WUXGA) is driven by the nVidia […]

K2PC Laptops today announced their new K2 PCL987 desktop replacement computer.  The K2 is a whopping 12.5 pounds with the battery in place but has a full set of features for the power user.  A 17" screen (either WSXGA or WUXGA) is driven by the nVidia GE Force 6800 with 256 MB of video memory and the K2 rounds out the video capability with HDTV output and a TV-tuner with built-in 300k PC camera.  The standard configuration will set you back $3500.  Full features after the jump.

Standard configuration for the "K2" 987 portable computer includes the following:

  • 3.6GHz Pentium 4 microprocessor with 800MHz system bus,
  • 17-inch WSXGA active matrix display (1680 x 1050) or WUXGA (1920 x 1200),
  • 240GB 7200RPM ATA/SATA hard drive; RAID 0,1,
  • 1GB (expandable to 4GB) (2.75GB) DDR2-400 (Dual Data Rate) RAM,
  • 256MB nVidia 16X PCI-Express; MPEG-2 H/W integrated,
  • Combo DVD-ROM/CD-RW and 24X DVD+/-R/RW drive,
  • An internal wireless 802.11 a/b/g or 802.11b/g LAN card,
  • Internal Bluetooth miniPCI,
  • 6-in-1 Card Reader,
  • Four USB 2.0 ports,
  • Two on-board FireWire (IEEE-1394) ports,
  • One Type II PCMCIA slot,
  • 32-bit Card Bus,
  • Two Internal miniPCI slots,
  • An on-board LAN 1 Gigabit/10/100 local area network and V.90 56K fax/modem,
  • Infrared wireless interface,
  • HDTV output and TV-tuner with built-in 300k PC camera,
  • Hardware RAID 0 or 1 function,
  • Smart Lithium-Ion 12-cell battery,
  • Six channel analog audio output with 3D stereo; virtual eight channel output,
  • Five internal speakers (4 + subwoofer),
  • Touchpad with 2-way scrolling keys,
  • Standard carrying bag,
  • User manual, connecting cords, AC adapter, etc.,
  • External USB 1.44MB floppy disk drive,
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home/Professional Editions and
  • Additional ports, including one each of the following: center and subwoofer speakers out, front left and right speakers in and out, rear left and right speakers out, headphone, infrared (FIR/SIR/ASKIR), DVI out, parallel, serial, PS/2, S-Video in and out with TV Tuner option, MDC Module, Kensington, built-in antenna for Wireless LAN and RJ 45.

The dimensions of the "K2" 987 are 1.9 x 15.6 x 11.7 inches (HxWxD). With the battery, the "K2" 987 weighs 5.5 pounds. PC Laptops’ "K2" 987 model laptop computer is available immediately for $3,499 in its standard configuration.

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