82
Global
Score
82

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Model
750GB HDD

Key Specs

Type
Gaming
Bundled OS
Windows
Video outputs
DisplayPort, HDMI, VGA
System RAM
16 GB
Pointing device
Trackpad

General

Type
Gaming
Bundled OS
Windows (8)

Display

Screen surface
Matte / anti-glare

Processor

Processor make
Intel (Core i7)
Number of cores
Quad-core

Optical media

Optical drive
no

Networking

WiFi
yes (WEP, WPA, WPA2)
Ethernet
10/100 [Fast Ethernet]
Mobile broadband
no
Analog modem
None

Video

Graphics adapter
Discrete (NVIDIA)
Video outputs
DisplayPort, HDMI, VGA (Mini connector) (v1.4)

Memory details

RAM bus / speed
DDR3 (1600)

Storage details

Storage interface
Array

System

Chipset
Intel (HM87)

Environmental

System cooling
Fan-cooled

Other features

Integrated webcam
yes

Memory and storage (basic)

System RAM
16 GB

Battery

Battery type
Li-ion

Input

Keyboard
yes (102 keys)
Pointing device
Trackpad (Multi-touch)

Connections

USB
3.0 (4 port(s))
Thunderbolt
no
FireWire / 1394
no
Bluetooth
4.0

Audio

Audio inputs
Array
Audio outputs
Array
Audio channels
Stereo
Built-in microphone
yes
Speakers
Stereo

Memory card reader

Memory card reader
yes (SD, MMC)

Removable disks

Removable disk drive
no
Model
Stealth

Key Specs

Model
1TB HDD

Key Specs

Type
Gaming
Bundled OS
Windows
Video outputs
DisplayPort, HDMI, VGA
System RAM
16 GB
Pointing device
Trackpad

General

Type
Gaming
Bundled OS
Windows (8)

Display

Screen surface
Matte / anti-glare

Processor

Processor make
Intel (Core i7)
Number of cores
Quad-core

Optical media

Optical drive
no

Networking

WiFi
yes (WEP, WPA, WPA2)
Ethernet
10/100 [Fast Ethernet]
Mobile broadband
no
Analog modem
None

Video

Graphics adapter
Discrete (NVIDIA)
Video outputs
DisplayPort, HDMI, VGA (Mini connector) (v1.4)

Memory details

RAM bus / speed
DDR3 (1600)

Storage details

Storage interface
Array

System

Chipset
Intel (HM87)

Environmental

System cooling
Fan-cooled

Other features

Integrated webcam
yes

Memory and storage (basic)

System RAM
16 GB

Battery

Battery type
Li-ion

Input

Keyboard
yes (102 keys)
Pointing device
Trackpad (Multi-touch)

Connections

USB
3.0 (4 port(s))
Thunderbolt
no
FireWire / 1394
no
Bluetooth
4.0

Audio

Audio inputs
Array
Audio outputs
Array
Audio channels
Stereo
Built-in microphone
yes
Speakers
Stereo

Memory card reader

Memory card reader
yes (SD, MMC)

Removable disks

Removable disk drive
no
Model
037

Key Specs

Model
280

Key Specs

Model
608

Key Specs

Model
Pro-003

Key Specs

Model
Pro-024

Key Specs

Model
Pro-065

Key Specs

Model
Pro-077

Key Specs

Model
Pro-096

Key Specs

Model
Pro-097

Key Specs

Model
Pro-098

Key Specs

Model
Pro-210

Key Specs

Type
Gaming
Bundled OS
Windows
Video outputs
DisplayPort, HDMI, VGA
System RAM
16 GB
Pointing device
Trackpad

General

Type
Gaming
Bundled OS
Windows (8)

Display

Screen surface
Matte / anti-glare

Processor

Processor make
Intel (Core i7)
Number of cores
Quad-core

Optical media

Optical drive
no

Networking

WiFi
yes (802.11ac) (WEP, WPA, WPA2)
Ethernet
10/100 [Fast Ethernet]
Mobile broadband
no
Analog modem
None

Video

Graphics adapter
Discrete (NVIDIA)
Video outputs
DisplayPort, HDMI, VGA (Mini connector) (v1.4)

Memory details

RAM bus / speed
DDR3 (1600)

Storage details

Storage interface
Array

System

Chipset
Intel (HM87)

Environmental

System cooling
Fan-cooled

Other features

Integrated webcam
yes

Memory and storage (basic)

System RAM
16 GB

Battery

Battery type
Li-ion

Input

Keyboard
yes (102 keys)
Pointing device
Trackpad (Multi-touch)

Connections

USB
3.0 (4 port(s))
Thunderbolt
no
FireWire / 1394
no
Bluetooth
4.0

Audio

Audio inputs
Array
Audio outputs
Array
Audio channels
Stereo
Built-in microphone
yes
Speakers
Stereo

Memory card reader

Memory card reader
yes (SD, MMC)

Removable disks

Removable disk drive
no
Model
Pro-212

Key Specs

Type
Gaming
Bundled OS
Windows
Video outputs
DisplayPort, HDMI, VGA
System RAM
16 GB
Pointing device
Trackpad

General

Type
Gaming
Bundled OS
Windows (8)

Display

Screen surface
Matte / anti-glare

Processor

Processor make
Intel (Core i7)
Number of cores
Quad-core

Optical media

Optical drive
no

Networking

WiFi
yes (802.11ac) (WEP, WPA, WPA2)
Ethernet
10/100 [Fast Ethernet]
Mobile broadband
no
Analog modem
None

Video

Graphics adapter
Discrete (NVIDIA)
Video outputs
DisplayPort, HDMI, VGA (Mini connector) (v1.4)

Memory details

RAM bus / speed
DDR3 (1600)

Storage details

Storage interface
Array

System

Chipset
Intel (HM87)

Environmental

System cooling
Fan-cooled

Other features

Integrated webcam
yes

Memory and storage (basic)

System RAM
16 GB

Battery

Battery type
Li-ion

Input

Keyboard
yes (102 keys)
Pointing device
Trackpad (Multi-touch)

Connections

USB
3.0 (4 port(s))
Thunderbolt
no
FireWire / 1394
no
Bluetooth
4.0

Audio

Audio inputs
Array
Audio outputs
Array
Audio channels
Stereo
Built-in microphone
yes
Speakers
Stereo

Memory card reader

Memory card reader
yes (SD, MMC)

Removable disks

Removable disk drive
no
Model
Pro-607

Key Specs