Acer is quick to unveil a system with the new quad-core processor. Also out from Intel: additional mobile Core 2 Duo processors.
The Turbo Boost technology in Intel's new Core i7 Mobile processor is positioned as a way to run the cores faster under certain circumstances--but that's not really why the technology exists.
The latest update to the 17-inch laptop includes both integrated graphics for low-level computing and two discrete graphics cards for serious gaming.
The M17 -- not to be confused with the slightly cooler M17x -- is the first gaming laptop to ditch Nvidia SLI in favour of ATI CrossFireX dual graphics card technology
A basic config is actually very affordable (at least when talking about Alienware), starting at just $1,399.
Chipmaker lists new low-power processors for upcoming ultra-portables from Hewlett-Packard and Lenovo as well as the new quad-core mobile processor.
Intel is slated to bring out Core 2 Duo E8300 processor in April and a E7200 and a new Celeron in May.
The Dell Precision M6400 mobile workstation is now for sale with an estimated ship date of October 22.
Intel is slated to roll out it first quad-core mobile processor in August.
After a steady stream of Netbooks and entry-level laptops, it's nice to slip behind the seat of a deluxe mobile powerhouse for a change like Alienware's new M17x laptop--but do people still need big PC gaming rigs?