MAINGEAR mX-L 15 Core i5/i7 notebook outed

Mar 3, 2010

MAINGEAR have pushed their latest notebook out the door, and it's targeted not only at the gamers that make up the company's usual audience but multimedia-lovers too.  The MAINGEAR mX-L 15 packs Intel's Core i5 and i7 processors along with ATI Radeon Mobility 4570 512MB graphics, with a choice of 15.6-inch 1355 x 768 or 1600 x 900 LED-backlit display.

There's also up to 8GB of DDR3 memory, a range of HDD and SSD storage and a 2-megapixel webcam.  Connectivity includes WiFi b/g/n and an eSATA port, along with the usual bevy of USB ports, and MAINGEAR have even managed to squeeze in a separate numeric keypad; the touchpad, meanwhile, supports multitouch gestures.

A DVD burner and biometric fingerprint reader round out the main specs.  MAINGEAR say the mX-L 15 starts off at $999, but having played with the online configurator a little, it's all too easy to crank that up to just shy of $2k once you start throwing high-speed Core i7 CPUs and SSDs at the notebook.

Press Release:

MAINGEAR Launches New mX-L 15 Multimedia Notebook

Sleek laptop delivers powerful mobile computing performance in a sophisticated design

Union, New Jersey – March 3, 2009 – MAINGEAR Computers, award-winning builders of custom computers for PC gamers and enthusiasts, unveils the new mX-L 15 multimedia notebook, a sophisticated mobile computing solution that gives consumers affordably powerful performance in a sleek design starting at $999.

Processing Power – mX-L 15 features the all new Intel® Core™ i5 / i7 mobile processors that boast a combination of fast cache, Turbo Boost Technology, and Hyper-Threading for faster multi-tasking and multimedia. Coupled with an integrated memory controller and dual channel DDR3 memory, the mX-L 15 delvers a silky smooth computing experience.

Vivid Graphics – mX-L 15 features ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4570 graphics to give you a visual feast of high definition media and gaming on the vibrant, LED-backlit 15.6″ widescreen display at resolutions up to 1600×900. You’ll get a clean, crisp image whether you’re working in Excel, surfing the web, or watching high definition movies.

Connectivity, Security, and Expandability– With wireless 802.11b/g/n technology, you get the fastest, most secure wireless experience. Coupled with an integrated fingerprint reader and you can be assured that your system is locked down from unwanted guests. A 2.0MP camera provides for easy tele-conference and is compatible with popular software like Skype. And don’t worry about running out of space on the mX-L. An e-SATA connection will enable you to connect external hard drives at speeds that match your internal storage.

Solid-State Hard Drives– Configurable with solid-state hard drives, the mX-L 15 eliminates moving parts, noise, slow boot times, and heat while drastically improving reliability so your data is kept safe and secure.

Sleek Design – The mX-L packs all these features and power into a package that is thin, aesthetically pleasing, and devoid of any unnecessary design aspects. The mX-L even features a full numeric keypad usually only found in larger, 17″ notebooks and a multi-touch and gesture touchpad that allows users to zoom in and out and scroll through web pages quickly.

Consumers can purchase the mX-L 15 at MAINGEAR’s Web site or order by phone at (888-MAINGEAR). The base price for the mX-L 15 is $999 and comes with MAINGEAR’s premium Lifetime Labor and Phone Support with a 1 year hardware warranty and is backed by the best in-house support team in the country.

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