rock SL8 and X780 performance notebook lines are at the top of their game with NVIDIA’s new GeForce®

September 11, 2008 | 15:58

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Stone, 11th September, 2008. rock, Europe’s no.1 performance notebook manufacturer, is pleased to announce that it will be introducing nVidia’s new ‘enthusiast class’ GeForce 9800M GTX GPUs into its performance notebook ranges. Both the award winning Xtreme SL8 range, the fastest laptops in the world, and the recently unveiled X780 range, the fastest Centrino 2 notebooks in the world, will have their leading position in the market underlined with the next generation, mobile graphics technology.

Gaming has reached new heights with nVidia’s new GeForce 9800M GTX GPU’s. Specifically designed to deliver optimised performance for immersive on the go gaming, the new enthusiast class nVidia graphics empowers the rock SL8 and X780 notebook lines to storm through the latest PC games with blazing ferocity… the introduction of the new 9800M GTX GPUs also means that the SL8 and X780 ranges can boast the ultimate DX10 experience with the inclusion of nVidia’s PhysX, a powerful physics engine which enables real-time physics in leading edge PC games. PhysX provides an exponential increase in physics processing power delivering rich and engrossing gaming environments which dramatically alter the interactive entertainment experience.

The rock SL8 and X780’s entertainment performance has taken a giant leap with the inclusion of nVidia’s 9800M GTX graphics. Featuring nVidia’s second generation PureVideo HD engine, taking entertainment on the move has never been so gratifying. Not only does the new PureVideo HD technology ensure the SL8 and X780 ranges deliver unrivalled video quality with low power consumption enabling you to enjoy entertainment for longer, it also arms them with breathe taking image clarity which brings video to life whether you are watching a DVD, Blu-Ray disc or a downloaded HD Video file.

The rock SL8 and X780 9800M GTX lines will be available for pre ordering and to fully configure to your personal requirements on the web from Friday, with shipments commencing at the end of the month. All rock notebooks feature an 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.

About Rock

Rock, part of the Stone Group is Europe’s leading Performance Notebook manufacturers. Rock 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 won multiple technology and service awards including “Best PC & Laptop manufacturer 2007”, as voted by Custom PC magazine readers.

About Stone

The Stone Group is a specialist hardware manufacturer and systems designer, specialising in the supply and support of ICT and audio-visual solutions to Schools, Colleges, Universities, Local Government, the Emergency Services, the NHS, MoD, as well as consumers.

As long-established UK hardware manufacturers, Stone Computers and Compusys have built up enviable reputations for their superior after-sales service as well as the stability and reliability of their Desktops, Laptops and Servers, earning the confidence of their customers.

Having recently acquired Rock Computers, the Stone Group now sells direct to consumers, and offers high-end business and gaming notebooks to all sectors.

As well as being awarded all major educational and public sector frameworks, the Stone Group has well-established relationships with leading manufacturers. Strong partnerships with Intel, Microsoft, LG, Seagate and Samsung ensure that all of its customers can be confident in the quality of the technology and receive the most competitive pricing structure.
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