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Quad core notebook coming soon?

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By: Lars Göran Nilsson | Laptops News | Posted: May 19, 2007 7:32 am

According to a post over at TechwareLabs, it seems like someone is working overtime on finishing off the first quad core notebook design. If the information they have is correct, this beast will feature a 17-inch display, which should give it quite a roomy chassis, a good thing in this case as the specs don't stop here. Apparently it will also use two GeForce 8800M graphics cards in SLI. The GeForce 8800M series hasn't even been announced by Nvidia as yet, so we'll take this with a pinch of salt for now, even though one of the pictures clearly shows a graphics card.


Furthermore this machine is expected to take dual SATA drives of up to 160GB. What doesn't sound very likely is the fact that it's mean to use the 975 chipset, since to our knowledge there is no mobile version of the 975 chipset and even if there was, it wouldn't support SLI unless Nvidia has done some special deal with Intel that we're not aware of. A notebook with SLI isn't unthinkable, but it would have to use a chipset from Nvidia and TechwareLabs seems to have got some of the details about this notebook mixed up, but hopefully we'll see this beast at Computex in a couple of weeks time.


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