New rock killer notebook line-up featuring Intel Centrino 2 and nVidia 9800M graphics

July 15, 2008 | 14:31

Companies: #rock

Because only the best is good enough!

The new notebook line up from rock, the UK’s no.1 performance notebook manufacturer, delivers only the very best in next generation technology. Marrying raw power from the generals of the Micro processor world, Intel, and heart stopping, revolutionary gaming technology from graphics innovators, nVidia, the new notebook line up from rock boasts a serious combination of killer computing components for outright computing fanatics.

Whether you’re a technology novice, an inspired multi-tasker or an extreme user, Intel’s new Centrino 2 processor promises groundbreaking advancements to revolutionise what technology can do for you. Work smarter, play harder and get more done by running multiple applications simultaneously and have the breakthrough performance you need to push the limits of the hottest, newest software, including; digital media like HDTV, video editing and online 3D gaming. Intel Centrino 2 also includes a cooler, more efficient processor design which ultimately contributes to cooler, quieter running notebooks.

Intel’s Centrino 2 technology is complimented by nVidia’s new, revolutionary 9800M graphics power. Breaking the boundaries to deliver never before seen, unparalleled levels of graphics realism and film-quality effects, the new nVidia 9800M graphics with full Direct X10 support opens up a whole new world of immersive entertainment. Featuring the second-generation NVIDIA PureVideo® HD video engine, the GeForce 9800M GPU’s delivers full 1080p, eye-popping visual clarity for Blu-ray, HD DVD, and high-definition videos and because PureVideo HD takes care of the video decoding, instead of the already hard at work CPU, battery life is extended, fan noise reduced and the systems CPU freed up for other important tasks such as multitasking.

The new rock notebooks are as always, fully configurable to suit your specific needs. With a wealth of options including a state of the art Blu-Ray Writer rock gives you the freedom and flexibility to imagine and create your very own dream machine.

The new rock notebook line will be available to pre order from the 15th July, with shipments commencing in August. Each rock notebook features rock’s award winning 3 year European-wide warranty as standard, underlining its commitment to quality and after sale care. Please visit www.rockdirect.com for more information.

Pricing to be confirmed shortly.

Additional information

The Line Up…

Xtreme 780

Up to Intel Core 2 Duo Extreme X9100 Processor

nVidia GeForce Go 9800M GTX

WUXGA X Glass Screen

Up to 8Gb DDR3 1066MHz FSB

250Gb 7200RPM SATA HDD

DVD-RW, Blue-Ray or Blu-Ray writer

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

2.0MP Webcam

397(w) x 294 (d) x 37(h)mm

3.8Kg’s

Xtreme 620

Up to Core 2 Extreme T9500 Processor

nVidea GeForce 9800M GT DDR3 512Mb Graphics

Up to 8Gb DDR2 RAM

Up to 500Gb 5400rpm or 250Gb 7200RPM SATA HDD

15.4” WSXGA+ or WUXGA Screen

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

DVD-RW, Blue-Ray or Blu-Ray writer

2.0 MP Webcam

364 (w) x 269 (d) x 29 (h) mm

2.9Kg’s

Pegasus 520

Up to Core 2 Extreme T9500 Processor

nVidea GeForce 9600M GT DDR2 1024Mb Graphics

Up to 8Gb DDR2 RAM

Up to 500Gb 5400rpm or 250Gb 7200RPM SATA HDD

15.4” WSXGA+ Screen

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

DVD-RW, Blue-Ray or Blu-Ray writer

2.0 MP Webcam

367 (w) x 270 (d) x 31 (h) mm

2.9Kg’s

Pegasus 320

Up to Core 2 Extreme T9500 Processor –

nVidea GeForce 9300M GS DDR2 256Mb Graphics

Up to 4Gb DDR2 RAM

Up to 500Gb 5400rpm or 250Gb 7200RPM SATA HDD

13.3” WXGA X Glass Screen

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

DVD-RW, Blue-Ray or Blu-Ray writer

2.0 MP Webcam

320 (w) x 235 (d) x 27 (h) mm

2.15Kg’s
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