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The next big thing in notebook computers is going to be dual core processors which are going to raise the performance up to a new level. I’ll bet most OEMs are currently working on products with dual core and today comes word of the first sighting. […]

The next big thing in notebook computers is going to be dual core processors which are going to raise the performance up to a new level. I’ll bet most OEMs are currently working on products with dual core and today comes word of the first sighting. Widow PC is a company from my home state of Texas who makes high end gaming systems and notebooks. Their Sting 917×2 is a dual core laptop with a bevy of power features that will make even the most hardcore gamer (or business user ) as happy as can be. Take a look at these features:

  • Fully upgradeable- underside access panels allow easy upgrading of the memory, video card and battery. The hard drives and optical drives snap in and out for ease of use
  • PCI Express Graphics
  • Card Reader- 7 in 1
  • 17 inch screen- 1900×1200 or 1680×1050 options
  • Up to 4 GB of memory
  • Dual hard drive bays- can handle up to 200 GB (SATA-150 capable)
  • Dual optical drive bays
  • Video card options- NVIDIA 7800GTX 256MB, ATI x800 XT Platinum Edition 256MB, Quadro FX Go 1400 256MB
  • Integrated digital video camera

Ports

  • 2 IEEE 1394 FireWire Ports (Mini DC in Jack)
  • Fast Infrared (FIR), IrDA 1.1 Compliant, Support 4M Bit FIR
  • 4 USB 2.0 Ports
  • 1 Serial Port
  • 1 Parallel Port with ECP/EPP Support
  • 1 External Keyboard/Mouse Port
  • 1 DVI Video Output Port
  • 1 Kensington Lock Port
  • 1 S-Video Jack for Video-in
  • 1 S-Video Jack for TV Output
  • 4 Audio Jacks for Line-Out, Microphone-In, and S/PDIF-Out
  • Built-in 56K V90 Fax/Modem and 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet LAN Card

Prices start at $3447 and the weight of this beast is just over 11 pounds.

(via Ubergizmo)

By James Kendrick

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