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Gigabyte introduces a range of Windows 8 notebooks, get your details here!

Gigabyte outs their new line up of Windows 8 machines ahead of the official Windows 8 launch.

@tracehagan
Published Thu, Oct 25 2012 12:47 PM CDT   |   Updated Mon, Oct 19 2020 8:14 PM CDT

The flow of Windows 8 devices are about to begin. Gigabyte is out of the gate today with a bunch of new devices out that will be running Microsoft's latest operating system that launches today. Offerings range from convertible Ultrabooks to regular Ultrabooks, and gaming notebooks to slates. That's right, Gigabyte has launched a tablet.

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Let's say hello to the Convertible U2142 (seen above).

Powered by the latest Intel dual-core processor, the 10.1-inch S1082 is an exceptional mobile device to enhance and increase mobile productivity. With Windows 8, a large storage HDD (up to 500GB), and multiple connectivity ports, the S1082 is a powerful tool for work and play. With its excellent design and useful accessories, including a keyboard kit and the D1080 multimedia docking station, the S1082 has exceptional versatility and can be used as a slate, a notebook and even an entertainment center.

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Next up in their new line up is U2442 "extreme Ultrabook":

With a sleek form factor and weighing just 1.57kg, the 14-inch U2442 is exceptionally designed with an elegant shuttle streamline-design. Powered by 3rd generation Intel Core processors and NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M / GT 640M discrete graphics reaching 3DMark Vantage at 9,587 points this Ultrabook has been designed to bring you ultra-performance. The dual air vent design efficiently eliminates heat and keeps noise to a minimum, effectively keeping the notebook from overheating. It also boasts an automatic light sensing backlit keyboard that adjusts the brightness and allows ease of typing even under low light conditions.

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They've also announced an impressive 17-inch gaming machine called the P2742G:

The 17-inch P2742G is the complete high-end gaming notebook for gamers. It packs a punch with a blazingly-fast 3rd generation Intel Core i7 Quad-Core processor and a powerful NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M GDDR5 2GB gaming level GPU that delivers a full throttle gaming experience.

Featuring 2 bays for storage, the P2742G provides huge storage capacity up to 2TB and supports superior RAID 0 Technology for lightning speed performance. The P2742G has 1080p Full HD display, THX TruStudio Pro Technology, a Blu-ray Combo Drive*, USB 3.0 and Bluetooth 4.0 to create an

incredible gaming environment. Complete with powerful features and amazing performance, the P2742G stands out as the unrivalled gaming notebook.

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Lastly, let's take a look at their new Slate device, the S1082:

Powered by the latest Intel dual-core processor, the 10.1-inch S1082 is an exceptional mobile device to enhance and increase mobile productivity. With Windows 8, a large storage HDD (up to 500GB), and multiple connectivity ports, the S1082 is a powerful tool for work and play. With its excellent design and useful accessories, including a keyboard kit and the D1080 multimedia docking station, the S1082 has exceptional versatility and can be used as a slate, a notebook and even an entertainment center.

Across the line, Gigabyte has you covered. I'm really interested in that "extreme Ultrabook" that comes with discrete graphics. It seems like it's the best of both worlds--light and fast.

Trace is a starving college student studying Computer Science. He has a love of the English language and an addiction for new technology and speculation. When he's not writing, studying, or going to class, he can be found on the soccer pitch, both playing and coaching, or on the mountain snowboarding.

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