Xtreme 917V Accelerator – the First Quad Core Laptop for the US Market

Xtreme 917V AcceleratorXtremeNotebooks has announced the 17-inch Xtreme 917V Accelerator, the first US distributed laptop to feature a quad core processor.

The Xtreme 917V Accelerator gaming/workstation notebook features desktop-use Intel Core Quad Q6600 or Q6700 CPU, depending on customer’s choice. Both processors have 8MB of L2 cache and 1066MHz front side bus, and are clocked at 2.4GHz and 2.66GHz respectively.

The laptop’s 17″ widescreen display with a resolution of up to 1920 x 1200 is managed by DirectX 10-ready single or dual NVIDIA GeForce 8700M GT 512MB video cards or by the GeForce Go 7950 GTX 512MB single or dual graphics supporting DirectX 9.

The customers can choose up to 4GB of DDR2 system memory at 667MHz or 800MHz and up to three hard drives for a total of 750GB storage. These HDDs can operate in RAID 0,1 or 5 mode. In addition, there are 32GB and 64GB solid state drive options. The 917V Accelerator comes with a DVD burner or with an optional Blu Ray drive.

The system includes a wireless connection supporting up to 802.11n wireless standard, a Bluetooth option, a built-in 1.3 megapixel web camera, and an optional PAL/NTSC TV tuner.

Since this laptop is built on Clevo’s D900C, it should feature wired LAN and a 56K modem, four USB ports, an ExpressCard slot, a 7-in-1 media card reader, and FireWire port, as well as VGA, DVI and S-Video outputs. It should weigh around 11.9 lbs.

The Xtreme 917V Accelerator ships with Windows XP or Windows Vista operating system or without any OS preloaded.

Its starting price is $3,359.

The similar notebooks have been announced recently by Canadian Eurocom and Australian Pioneer Computers.

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