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*Rock Xtreme 770

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Rock introduces the Xtreme 770 which carries the new Intel's Santa Rosa mobile processor. If this wasn't important enough it also has DX10 Graphics which many serious gamers were waiting for in their ultimate dream machine.

What's the big deal with DirectX 10?

It all has to do with better performing Graphics - gaming is all about graphics. With DirectX 9 you are limited to showing about 500 objects in one frame, now with DirectX 10 that restriction has been removed. Resulting in more realistic shading and details, plus smoother animation.

Also remember Vista, Microsoft's latest version of Windows, does have DirectX 10.

The Xtreme 770 gives you both the Santa Rosa platform and DirectX 10 Graphics. Combine that with New Nvidia GeForce 8700M GT 512MB powered with up to Intel® Core 2 Duo T7700 processor (2 x 2.4GHz), up to 4GB DDR2 800MHz memory. Place all this on a 160GB 7200rpm SATA hard drive and you have one powerful gaming laptop.

Not to get too carried away here, most serious gamers also know Rock is just one of many Clevo re-sellers. The Xtreme 770 is the new Clevo M570RU. Clevo is the large Taiwanese computer maker that specializes in laptops. Clevo ships out these barebones components and they're dressed up, re-branded and sold thru Alienware, VoodooPC, Saga, Rock and many more high profile resellers.

This shouldn't turn off potential buyers as Clevo is well known for making the best of the best in laptops. Good top quality builds and firms like Alienware and Rock put their unique stamp and designs onto these machines.

Rock has been doing this for over 15 years and has earned a good reputation for producing some of the fastest gamers on the market, especially in Europe where it is located.

The new Rock Xtreme 770 is no different. This is cutting edge gaming territory here with the new Santa Rosa processor and DirectX 10 graphics. The Xtreme 770 is well worth your further consideration if you're looking for a good gaming machine.

As you can see from the data above - the Rock Xtreme 770 has some impressive stats. The display is a 17" WSXGA+ X-Glass TFT Screen (1680 x 1050) or the optional 17" WUXGA+ X-Glass TFT Screen (1920 x 1200).

All RockDirect products come with a 'peace of mind' three year Euporean 'collect and return' warranty. UK Laptops. Plus: 7 day peace of mind guarantee, return your notebook within 7 days and Rock will give you your money back (excl. carriage charges).

Price: Staring at £1020.43 ($2,000 USD and up)

Weight: 3.8Kg (about 8 lbs)

Size: 397mm(W) x 294mm(D) x 37mm(H)

(1 inch = 25.4mm!)

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  • As reviews become available they will be listed here. Shipping date for the Rock Xtreme 770 is Approximately 16th July.
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  • Rock Xtreme 770

  • Basic specs for Rock Xtreme 770

  • Up to Intel® Core 2 Duo T7700 processor (2 x 2.4GHz)
  • Featuring Intel® Centrino™ Duo Mobile Technology
  • 4MB Level 2 Cache
  • NVIDIA GeForce 8700M GT DX10
  • 17" WSXGA+ X-Glass TFT Screen (1680 x 1050) 17" WUXGA+ X-Glass TFT Screen (1920 x 1200) (Optional)
  • Up to 4GB DDR2 667MHz RAM / 2GB DDR2 800MHz RAM
  • 7200rpm Hard Drive as standard – 33% faster than 4200rpm drives
  • 2nd HDD (Optional)
  • 8x Dual Layer (-/+) DVD Writer
  • TV Tuner (Optional)
  • Intel Pro 802.11a/b/nIntegrated Wireless LAN
  • Gigabit 10/100/1000 LAN
  • 1 x IEEE1394 Firewire
  • 4 x USB 2.0
  • Bluetooth
  • 7 in 1 Card Reader
  • S-Video out & DVI Port (VGA Converter Included)
  • 1.3M Pixel Webcam with video recording
  • SRS WOW Surround sound
  • 7.1 Surround Sound Output
  • Microsoft® Windows® Vista Home Premium
  • Roxio Creator™ 7
  • Microsoft® Works 8.5 and Microsoft® Office 2007 (60 day trial)
  • 3 Year pan-European Collect & Return Warranty
  • 7 day peace of mind guarantee, return your notebook within 7 days and we'll give you your money back (excl. carriage charges)
  • ALWAYS DOUBLE CHECK THE EXACT SPECS -with dealer- Before you BUY!

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