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84 Engadget Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
84

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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Engadget Review

Maingear’s Pulse 17 is a powerful and gorgeous laptop, crammed full of high-end specs and wrapped up in a sports car shell. The only downside is that you’ll be shelling out the better part of three grand just to get one on your desk.

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Pros
  • Powerful
  • Thin chassis makes it more portable than other 17-inch gaming laptops
  • Great display and sound
Cons
  • Sportscar finish is an expensive add-on
  • Weak backlight
  • Soft keyboard

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Specs

Key Specs

Type
Gaming
Screen size
17.322
Screen resolution
1920 x 1080
Bundled OS
Windows
CPU family
Core i7
Processor speed
2.419
System RAM
161
Pointing device
Trackpad
Video outputs
DisplayPort
Type
Screen size
Screen resolution
Bundled OS
CPU family
Processor speed
System RAM
Pointing device
Video outputs
Gaming
17.322
1920 x 1080
Windows
Core i7
2.419
161
Trackpad
DisplayPort

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84 Engadget Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
84

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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