Friday, January 2nd 2009

HP Voodoo Firefly Concept Gaming Laptop Pictured

Having absorbed Voodoo PC, HP is going full-cylinders with its gaming PC lineup. It has not overlooked gaming notebooks either. In the works is the HP Firefly, a gaming notebook with exclusive features, driven by bleeding edge hardware in a stylish chassis. The Firefly is in a concept design phase, with working prototypes being readied for events such as the upcoming CES expo.

To run you through with the features, the top lid of the notebook holds a 17" main LCD with a native resolution of 1920x1200. The lid also holds a small 4" screen with a resolution of 800x400, which can be used as a HUD or a secondary utility display. Also mounted are front speakers and a night-vision webcam. The business end of the notebook holds an illuminated keyboard with a right-hand placed track-pad. The exterior of the notebook has some techno-themed motifs printed or engraved. Under the hood is a quad-core Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9xxx CPU clocked at 2.40 GHz, 4 GB of memory, and a graphics subsystem consisting of two ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3870 GPUs in CrossFire. Two 250GB hard-drives operate in RAID 0 for storage. There is a Blu-Ray drive provided. Creative SB X-Fi Xtreme Audio handles 6-channel audio with game audio effects processing and Dolby Digital output capabilities. We will learn more about this notebook come CES.
Source: Laptopmag
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6 Comments on HP Voodoo Firefly Concept Gaming Laptop Pictured

well they havent gone for looks, thats for sure!
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Shame this wont be available to retail, concept prototypes only. Mind you, I dont think the extra screen is needed, would have been better setup like the G15 displays.
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think the small screen ruined it imo!
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apheX? said:
think the small screen ruined it imo!
Agreed, makes the screen look terrible plus makes the laptop much larger.. :shadedshu

Would have been better if they had just put a small pop-up lcd screen like on the G15 v1 which came out on lower half of the laptop (if they really need that extra screen though, if you are in need of a small screen to help you play the game i'd have thought a mouse instead of a trackpad and a gaming keyboard with a proper layout would have been higher up the requirements list).
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well at least its just a concept that means they can change it when they get feedback about the horrid small screen.
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whats the point in having a track pad on a gaming laptop.
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