rock unveils Mobile Quad Core gaming from only £1699!

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Thanks to the new Core 2 Extreme Q9000 from Intel

Stone, 7th January 2009

rock has today announced the introduction of Intel’s new Q9000 Core 2 Extreme processor into its award winning gaming model, the Xtreme 780. Delivering Mobile Quad Core technology to the gaming masses, the new Q9000 processor from Intel boasts technology for the future whilst significantly lowering the cost of Mobile Quad Core computing.

Built on 45nm Intel Core microarchitecture the new Q9000 Intel Core 2 Quad processor delivers simultaneous blistering performance and power efficiency, allowing you to stay mobile for longer whilst running the most intensive applications.

The rock Xtreme 780, originally designed with Quad Core support in mind, is one of only a handful of supporting platforms for the Q9000 CPU and the first to market.

The X780 Q9000 can also claim to be the lowest priced Mobile Quad Core solution on the market to date with alternative solutions costing in excess of £2000. The Q9000 will feature in rock’s X780 as the recommended gaming processor with prices starting at a very wallet friendly £1699 inc VAT, a substantial saving on the previous £2900 price tag for Mobile Quad Core from rock.

Four processing cores, up to 12MB of shared L2 cache and up to 1066MHz Front Side Bus provides all you need for next-generation highly-threaded applications, in particular the latest games. Complemented by up to 1Gb DDR3 nVidia 9800M GTX graphics and a whopping 17” WUXGA X-Glass screen, the rock Xtreme 780 featuring the new Q9000 is a very accomplished system for the future.

The rock X780 featuring Intel Mobile Quad Core technology is available to fully configure to your personal requirements on the web now. 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 for more information.

About Rock

Rock, part of the Stone Group is Europe’s leading Performance Notebook manufacturer. 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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