Maingear has officially confirmed the unveiling of its latest gaming laptop. The NOMAD 17 has been tagged by the company as the top choice by gaming enthusiasts when it comes to high-end mobile gaming solution. Maingear, a marquee player in the desktop, notebooks and workstation segments, is now back to familiar territory despite making a strategic move to expand its core offerings with its suite of all-in-one computer variants.
The branding for this latest gadget is all about its blinding speed and superb performance. The NOMAD 17 can be considered as the “hot rod” of the mobile gaming solutions. This 17-inch Maingear custom gaming gadget pushes the envelope with the latest Intel mobile processor and was designed by the company with the exacting demands and needs of gaming enthusiasts in mind.
The numerical component in its name is attributed to its 17.3-inch LCD display, and this is the preferred screen size by hardcore gamers. Its specifications are definitely on the top end on the performance spectrum, and this largely explains its premium pricing. A notable info about the NOMAD 17 is that it is a customizable gadget and according to some insiders, users can choose from a selection of six color options for a high-tier automotive paint work. This makes it as the gamer’s gem in both aesthetics and technology aspects.
This powerhouse is equipped with the 3rd generation 3.8 GHz quad-core processor by Intel and buffered by up to 32 GB of RAM. Its blazing performance can also be attributed to its full range of hard drive support and this include an SSD and RAID arrays 0 and 1. The NOMAD 17 also comes with SSD caching option, which is an all-important function for processes that are disk intensive and for instances where users require faster load times.
Gaming performance is at its best with this latest Maingear offering as it comes with full PhysX and DX11 support and the Kepler architecture of the latest NVIDIA’s graphics solutions. It also comes out of the box with the stock GeForce GTX 675M with an optional upgrade to GeForce GTX680M. Both variants feature NVIDIA’s proprietary Optimus Technology for top-level power-saving capabilities with the dynamic shifting of workload between the GeForce GPU and the Intel HD Graphics.
It also delivers on the features expected from a premium and cutting-edge mobile gaming device and these include a broad range connectivity options such as VGA, HDMI, 802.11n, Ethernet, Bluetooth, USB 3.0 and 2.0 and eSATA. It also boasts of a multi-track touchpad and a backlit keyboard and an audio system consisting of dual speakers and built-in subwoofer. Pricing starts at $1,599 and users should expect to dig deeper into their pockets with the additional options for the NOMAD 17.