Sunday, June 3rd 2012

MAINGEAR Leads the March of Ultraportable Gaming with the New Pulse 11

MAINGEAR, an award-winning PC system builder offering custom desktops, notebooks, workstations, is now adding the Pulse 11 high performance ultraportable laptop solution to their product line and is unmatched in its class for PC gamers who want to harness desktop-like power wherever they go.

The MAINGEAR Pulse 11 combines the best in small form-factor laptop design featuring the latest mobile technology such as Intel's 3rd Generation Core processor with up to 8-thread processing with the Intel Core I7 mobile processor and offering 75% better performance with Intel's 3rd Generation Core i5 mobile processor compared with Intel's previous Core 2 Duo E8400/ P8600 processors. It's a perfect engine for power users who demand unparalleled performance on the go in HD, multitasking, or multimedia.

The MAINGEAR Pulse 11 custom laptop also utilizes NVIDIA's unique Optimus technology featuring the powerful 384 CUDA core GeForce GT 650 "Kepler" GPU that can automatically turn on or off the discrete DX11. Optimus technology also provides a rich 3D experience when you need it, yet delivers the power-sipping savings of integrated video when you don't.

The MAINGEAR Pulse 11 was made for gamers looking for a powerful ultraportable that delivers the best of mobile entertainment in its size, and can go from the bedroom to car to a 60" HDTV in a living room via the HDMI output offers. Pulse 11 custom laptops offer clean and simple design along with great added features such as built-in THX TruStudio Pro Sound-certified speakers that deliver a richer mobile sound stage. The MAINGEAR Pulse 11 was designed to meet the needs of gamers, students, on-the-go digital warriors, and anyone looking for power in the smallest package possible.

Technical Specification:
● Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M with 2 GB GDDR3/Intel GMA HD GPU
● Display: 11.6" (16:9) HD (1366x768) LED-Backlit Display
● Processor: 3rd Generation Intel Core i7 and i5 processors, up to Intel Core i7 3612QM (35W)
● Memory: Up to 16 GB Dual Channel DDR3 - 1600 MHz
● Hard Drive: Up to 1x 600 GB SSD or 750 GB 7200 RPM SATA Hybrid Hard Drive
● Network Adapter: Internal 802.11 B+G+N Wireless LAN + Bluetooth Combo Module
● Audio: Built-in two speakers with THX TruStudio Pro Sound
● Media Card Reader: Built in 9-in-1 Media Card Reader (MMC/RSMMC/MS/MS Pro/MS Duo/SD/Mini-SD/SDHC/SDXC)
● Operating System: Genuine Windows 7 Home, Professional or Ultimate 64-Bit
● Battery: Removable Smart Lithium-Ion battery pack (6 cell)
● I/O Ports: 1-HDMI 1.4a out, 2-USB 3.0, 1-USB 2.0,1 Headphone Jack, 1 Microphone Jack, 1 RJ-45 LAN
● Security: Kensington Lock
● Dimensions: (W) 11.30" x (H) 1.46" x (D) 8.15", 3.97 LBs with battery pack
● Price: Starting at $999

"The MAINGEAR Pulse 11 offers it all; the best of a desktop in a ultraportable form factor." Said Wallace Santos, CEO and Co-founder of MAINGEAR Computers. "With the power of the latest 3rd generation Intel Core i7 and i5 Mobile processors, dedicated discrete GPU and high performance wireless, this system is packed with amazing gaming and 3D performance; giving our customers the best mobile experience they have come to expect from MAINGEAR."

"With the Intel Core i7 mobile processor in MAINGEAR's Pulse 11 offers unrivaled PC performance that gives gamers what they are looking for; power and lightweight mobility with desktop like performance." Said Joakim Algstam Gaming Segment Ecosystem Marketing Manager for Intel Corporation. "MAINGEAR has always been in the forefront of adopting new technologies and providing innovative options to meet the demands of PC enthusiasts, the MAINGEAR Pulse 11 is the perfect example of this."

All of MAINGEAR products are supported with lifetime labor and phone support with one to three year hardware warranty. For more information about MAINGEAR's Pulse 11 custom laptop, click here.
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6 Comments on MAINGEAR Leads the March of Ultraportable Gaming with the New Pulse 11

~Technological Technocrat~
and they just had to put the GDDR3 version of the GT650M in there. its much faster with GDDR5!!

Still....Not bad for something thats only 11.6"
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FreedomEclipse said:
and they just had to put the GDDR3 version of the GT650M in there. its much faster with GDDR5!!

Still....Not bad for something thats only 11.6"
A letdown, I wonder how much more the GDDR5 one costs.
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~Technological Technocrat~
Sinzia said:
A letdown, I wonder how much more the GDDR5 one costs.
well the price isnt too bad IMO... I roughly paid about half the amount of this for my HP DM1 which is the same size and gaming on it usually bugs me to hell because of the small screen. I suppose problems like that might be easier to take if the hardware is more powerful, so gaming is more of a smoother experience and images are sharper on such a small screen.

Would have like the GDDR5 though, definitely.
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~Technological Technocrat~
badtaylorx said:
hey look..... a gaming netbook
not really anything new imo...

Look at the performance of any ION or ION2 netbooks - even AMD E-x50's APUs....though none of them are as beastly as this netbook.
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Finally, this is the first thing to bridge the gap between a not-3d-adequate-netbook and a Blade.
The market has been screaming for something similar to this for a while.
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