Introducing the world’s first 9650M GT GPU powered notebook…the new rock Pegasus 520

August 21, 2008 | 16:50

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Proof that the Pegasus really can fly!

Warwick, 21st August, 2008.

rock, the UK’s no.1 performance notebook manufacturer, is pleased to unveil the world’s first notebook to be powered by nVidia’s revolutionary new 9650M GT graphics, the new Pegasus 520. The new 15.4” rock notebook, with its abundance of features and breakthrough technologies is the ideal platform for taking both work and entertainment on the move.

nVidia’s new, revolutionary 9650M GT GPU, exclusively available with the Pegasus 520, delivers stunning visuals and unparalleled levels of graphics realism in its class for an intense and truly immersive visual experience. The new whopping 1GB GeForce graphics enables high quality and performance for all Visual 3D computing with full Direct X10 support, whilst delivering an excellent HD experience with nVidia’s second-generation NVIDIA PureVideo® HD video engine, which provides full 1080p support and vibrant, rich colours for true to life Blu-ray and high-definition video.

The new Pegasus 520 also features Intel’s latest T9500 Core 2 Duo processor. Today’s high impact entertainment and CPU intense business applications demand the very latest breakthrough technology. Intel’s new Centrino 2 processors lead the market for intense mobile computing, providing market leading power efficiency and performance for the most demanding mobile usage. Working along side Intel’s Centrino 2 processing power is up to 4GB DDR II RAM and up 320GB 7200rpm HDD which will wipe the floor with everyday computing and create a notebook with the future in mind.

Providing business users with peace of mind when taking sensitive data away from the office, the P520 boasts; a Biometric Fingerprint Reader, a secure and reliable authentication device for log-in or to access sensitive information, which also eliminates the need to remember passwords which can be easily forgotten or hacked, and a Trusted Platform Module to guard against unauthorized tampering from physical theft of software attack

The new Pegasus 520 includes a Hi Res 15.4” WSXGA widescreen display for all your multimedia entertainment needs which also plays host to a 2.0 mega pixel camera that can be used as a high quality web camera to communicate with the office or friends and family. It includes Bluetooth as standard to assist you with mobile communication for when you are on the road, as well as Wireless LAN which can be utilized to surf the web or fly through games online.

The new rock Pegasus 520 is available to pre order and fully configure to your personal requirements now, with shipments commencing at the end of August. The Pegasus 520 features rock’s award winning 3 year European-wide warranty as standard, underlining rock’s commitment to quality and after sale care. Please visit www.rockdirect.com for more information.

Example spec:

Pegasus 520 – T9500 £1099 inc. VAT

Intel Core 2 Duo T9500 2.5GHz, 6MB L2 Cache Processor

nVidia GeForce 9650M GT 1GB Graphics

4Gb DDR2 RAM

250Gb 7200rpm SATA HDD

Hi-Res 15.4” WSXGA+ Screen

Wireless LAN 802.11 a/b/g/n & Bluetooth

8 x DVD-RW, (Blu-Ray optional)

Integrated 2.0 MP Webcam

Integrated Fingerprint Recognition

Windows Vista Home Premium

3 Year Pan-European Collect and Return Warranty

About Rock
Rock, part of the Stone Group is the UK’s leading Performance Notebook manufacturers. Rock’s manufacturing facility in Warwick has maintained the highest standards of notebook services for over 15 years and continues to lead the mobile computing world with the most innovative notebook technology available on the market.

In addition to continued technological innovation in the portable computing market, Rock is the only notebook manufacturer to supply a 3 year collect and return warranty on its entire notebook range as standard ensuring it offers the most comprehensive after sales service.

Rock has consistently been first to market with the latest innovation and more recently became first in the world to make all notebooks High Definition as standard. Rock was also first to launch the world’s fastest graphics for the notebook platform, 8800M GTX by NVIDIA.

Rock has won multiple technology and service awards including “Best PC & Laptop manufacturer 2007”, as voted by Custom PC magazine readers.

The Stone Group is a specialist hardware manufacturer and systems designer, specialising in the supply and support of ICT and audio-visual solutions to the public sector and consumers.
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