Exclusive look at HP's Firefly gaming notebook

Voodoo inspired of course.

Published Sun, Jan 4 2009 8:32 PM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:37 PM CST
With Voodoo now under HP's wing we've been seeing some interesting gaming oriented systems introduced at the desktop and portable levels that continue to show what Voodoo does best, innovation. Another which is in the works and will be showcased in just a few days at CES (in prototype form); the HP/Voodoo Firefly, a gaming notebook that houses a rich feature-set with exclusive touches.

Exclusive look at HP's Firefly gaming notebook


laptopmag have come through with the goods early on, getting some hands-on time with the notebook and sharing with us their thoughts along with plenty of pics.

Exclusive look at HP's Firefly gaming notebook


Going over some of the main features, it comprises a 17" LCD running a native res of 1920x1200 and a smaller 4" screen (800x600) is also mounted underneath to serve the purpose of a HUD, secondary utility display or some such. There's a night vision webcam embedded, whilst the keyboard is illuminated and a track-pad is placed to the right side.

Exclusive look at HP's Firefly gaming notebook


Deeper inside is a Core 2 Extreme QX series processor clocked at 2.4GHz, 4GB of memory and two ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3870 GPUs running in Crossfire. Storage wise, it comes equipped with two 250GB HDDs in RAID 0 and a Blu-ray drive is included. Audio comes in the form of Creative's SB X-Fi Xtreme Audio solution with Dolby Digital output.

Exclusive look at HP's Firefly gaming notebook


The icing on the cake can be seen on the exterior with the use of light etching/imprints. Head over here to see what laptopmag thought of it as a whole.
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