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OCZ Announces the first 15'' DIY Notebook Solution Based on Intel Centrino 2 Platform

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  1. btarunr

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    OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a worldwide leader in innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory, components, and systems, today unveiled their latest 15”Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Gaming Notebook based on the Intel Centrino 2 platform. This next generation laptop offers enthusiasts and gamers and incredible options to perfect their own mobile powerhouse. OCZ continues to expand on their lineup of DIY solutions for users that want to build a notebook that is configured and built for their very own unique application in mind.

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    OCZ’s new 15” DIY notebook solution delivers an optimal balance of gaming performance and portability. Featuring the acclaimed Intel Centrino 2 platform, the OCZ DIY notebook provides a breakthrough in mobile computing for higher performance, advanced connectivity, and longer battery life and can accommodate the latest CPU technology including the all-new Intel Core 2 Extreme mobile processor. In conjunction with this state-of-the-art processing power, the 15.4-inch DIY notebooks come equipped with ATI Raedon HD3650 integrated graphics to provide a premium gaming experience that lets gamers power through all of today's most advanced and graphic-intensive games and applications with DirectX 10.1 compatibility.

    “At OCZ, empowering the enthusiast end-user in the mobile gaming space is an exciting opportunity for us, and with the powerful technology found in our latest Intel Centrino 2 based notebook we are again at the forefront of this growing market,” said Ryan Edwards, Director of Product Management. “With OCZ DIY notebooks, end-users have complete control of the cost/performance ratio of key components, giving consumers the opportunity to personalize a true gaming and multi-tasking powerhouse notebook by using a validated component list and our easy to follow step-by-step manual included with every DIY package.”

    Thanks to competitive performance and enhanced portability of today’s notebooks, opting for a notebook as a serious gaming system has increasingly become the norm. With the growing popularity of DIY options, OCZ has validated a complete range of components to ensure excellent component compatibility combined with a step-by-step instruction guide, allowing consumers to configure their DIY notebook in a shorter period of time than it takes to construct a regular desktop. Catering to these new demands of enthusiasts and gamers who have found benefits and enjoyment in building personal desktops, the OCZ DIY program is setting out to provide them the advantages of building their own gaming notebooks.

    OCZ’s visionary DIY initiative was inspired by enthusiasts, but created for everyone. For support unlike any other DIY notebook product, OCZ’s program makes it easy and convenient to build your own notebook by detailing validated components, the assembling process, and offering direct online and toll-free support for true peace of mind from beginning to end.

    For more information on the latest 15" DIY Solution, please visit our product page here.

    Source: OCZ
     
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    i still want to see laptops sold without the screen, keyboard, touch pad etc. you could get ultra-slim line, well cooled media PC's for so little...
     
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    Would be good to have a media PC like the modern DVD players. Would prob buy one if it was priced right.
     
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    I like these. Im not too keen on laptops,but Ive messed with enough of them at work that this would work for me.
     
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