Tuesday, July 15th 2008

OCZ Unveils Intel Centrino 2 and Intel Core 2 Extreme Powered Laptops

OCZ Technology Group today introduced a new whitebook solution powered by the long awaited Intel Centrino 2 (“Montevina”) platform. This state-of-the-art platform technology provides a breakthrough in mobile computing for higher performance, advanced connectivity, and longer battery life. In addition, the new OCZ whitebooks are built for superior on-the-go gaming by harnessing the world’s highest-performing mobile processor, the Intel Core 2 Extreme X9100.

OCZ is pleased to offer one of the world’s first Montevina-based notebooks to the channel. This whitebook is designed with the high end gamer in mind and will be made available to system builders to add their own unique brand, performance enhancing features, and design.

“The introduction of the Montevina platform by Intel enables OCZ to deliver a superior notebook computing experience to our system integrator clients and consumers,” said Ryan Petersen, CEO of the OCZ Technology Group. “The new OCZNBIM17A will enthrall users with the exceptional performance of Intel’s new Core 2 Extreme processor and is the ideal notebook for gaming and multimedia applications with cutting edge features including upgradable dual graphics, Blueray, and HDMI.”

“Intel’s Core 2 Extreme mobile processor X9100 brings extreme performance to the OCZNBIM17A Notebook for incredible gaming on the go that can even rival desktop systems,” said Erik Reid, Director of Marketing, Mobile Products Group, Intel. “Improvements in speed and energy efficiency delivered by the Intel Core 2 Extreme mobile processor give users confidence that they are working and gaming on the most advanced notebook technology imaginable.”

When developing the decisive gaming laptop, OCZ sought to deliver the ultimate high-end solution to consumers always on the cutting-edge of technology. Optimized by Intel’s powerful and versatile Centrino 2 platform, the new OCZ whitebook exceeds expectations of on the go power-computing. Based on the latest 45nm Intel Core Microarchitecture and designed for maximum battery life, Intel Centrino 2 processor technology includes new and innovative features that drive new levels of performance and power savings. The Intel Core 2 Extreme mobile processor X9100 delivers the revolutionary levels of dual-core performance you need to shatter all speed barriers and power multiple highly-threaded HD applications simultaneously giving you unrivaled realism and responsiveness in 3D gaming.

For the demanding visual effects gamers require for the latest PC titles, the OCZ whitebook solution features powerful MXM 2.0 upgradeable graphics solutions and can currently support 2 ATI M88XT in Crossfire™ mode or a single NVIDIA 8800 GTX. The option of customizable MXM 2 graphics will offer a truly powerful gaming experience.

The OCZNBIM17A Notebook
The new OCZ whitebook can be customized by the leading system builders to meet the needs of consumers, and fully-configured the OCZNBIM17A leads in performance and features:

Intel Centrino 2 Processor Technology
Intel Core 2 Duo T9600, P9500, T9400, P8600, P8400
Mobile Intel GM47, GM45, and PM45 Express Chipsets with ICH9M or ICH9M Enhanced
Intel Core 2 Extreme Mobile Processor
Core 2 Extreme X9100
ATI M88XT CrossFire DirectX 10.1 Compatible (option for single NVIDIA 8800 GTX)
Upgradeable MXM 2 Graphics Slots
Up to 4GB (2x2GB) Dual Channel DDR3-1066
17" WUXGA (1920x1200)
High Definition integrated stereo sound
Maxim Amplifier
Audigy HD Software Edition Option
2W/CH, Stereo, Two Channel, Subwoofer
Full Sized Keyboard 2.5mm Stroke, Vista Key
Intel 802.11a/g/n wireless LAN (MIMO)
Bluetooth V2.1 + EDR
Built-in 2.0MP Digital Video Camera
Fingerprint Reader
12 Cell Lithium-Ion Battery

For more information on the OCZ 17" DIY, please click here.Source: OCZ Technology
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7 Comments on OCZ Unveils Intel Centrino 2 and Intel Core 2 Extreme Powered Laptops

But where would one buy a ATi Mobile card?
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ShadowFold said:
But where would one buy a ATi Mobile card?
Good Question. I'd assume through them.
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That sounds truelly impressive id love to see one of them puppys benched.
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Graphical Hacker
I would like to have a DIY laptop! Personally I would rather make my own case and etc.
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