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specs

  • Gaming
  • 17.3 inches
  • 1920 x 1080
  • Windows (7)
  • Core i7
  • 3.2 GHz
  • 32 GB
  • 2.4 x 16.5 x 11.3 in
  • 12.13 lb
  • February 7, 2012

General

  • Gaming
  • Windows (7)

Display

  • 17.3 inches
  • 1920 x 1080
  • 16:9
  • LCD (Active, Color, Backlit, LED)
  • Glossy

Processor

  • Intel
  • Core i7
  • 3960X
  • 3.2 GHz
  • 12 MB L3 cache

Optical media

  • Yes
  • Blu-ray, DVD, CD
  • Yes
  • DVD, CD

Networking

  • 802.11 a, b, g, n
  • 10/100/1000 [Gigabit]

Video

  • Discrete
  • NVIDIA (GeForce)
  • 580M
  • 2 GB
  • Yes
  • HDMI (v1.4)

Memory details

  • DDR3 (1600)
  • 204-pin SODIMM
  • 4 slots (total)
    4 slots (occupied)
  • 32 GB (system)
    8 GB (per module)

Storage details

  • SATA
  • Yes
  • 2.5 inches
    2 bays (total)
    2 bays (occupied)
  • Yes

System

  • Intel
  • X79 Express

Slots / bays / chassis

  • ExpressCard (54, 34)
  • Disk drive

Environmental

  • Fan-cooled

Other features

  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes

Memory and storage (basic)

  • 32 GB
  • Platter (500 GB, 7200 rpm)

Battery

  • Li-polymer (65 Wh capacity)
  • Removable

Input

  • Backlit
  • Trackpad (Multi-touch)

Connections

  • 3.0 (2 port(s)), 2.0 (2 port(s))
  • 2.1 + EDR

Audio

  • 3.5mm
  • Stereo
  • Yes
  • Stereo (Integrated subwoofer)

Memory card reader

  • Yes
  • SD (SDXC, SDHC), miniSD (miniSDHC), MMC, RS-MMC, Memory Stick PRO, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick

Size & weight

  • 2.4 inches (h)
    16.5 inches (w)
    11.3 inches (d)
  • 12.13 pounds

Pricing & availability

  • Available
  • February 7, 2012
  • $3499 USD

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