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MainGear eX-L 18 Gaming Notebook

Published by Admin on July 27th, 2009 - in Laptop News


The Maingear eX-L
The system for gamers and creative professionals that need the best solution in a mobile platform is here. The EX-L is all you need to crush the competition in your favorite games and level the playing field with superior frame rates on the go.

MAINGEAR Computers, award-winning builders of high performance custom computers for PC gamers and enthusiasts, is proud to announce the world’s most powerful desktop replacement notebook, the eX-L 18. Featuring dual NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280M graphics processing units (GPUs) with NVIDIA SLI technology, the eX-L 18 brings your games and multimedia to life with brilliant 3D graphics and movies in 1080p HD resolution. With powerful Intel Core 2 mobile processors, eX-L 18 delivers breakthrough multi-core performance and dual-channel DDR3 memory.

“MainGear has equipped the eX-L 18 with the world’s fastest notebook graphics solution,” said Rene Hass, General Manager of the notebook business unit at NVIDIA. “With NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280M GPUs, MainGear’s customers will experience breathtaking in gaming physics from titles such as Terminator Salvation or Darkest of Days and are ready for GPU computing applications such as Badaboom, vReveal and Arcsoft SimHD.”


NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280M GPUs are the fastest GeForce notebook GPUs ever. Built-in support for NVIDIA PhysX technology enables a new world of ultra realistic gaming effects from lifelike explosions to natural water. Stay on top of your game with the highest performance using the latest notebook drivers direct from When you’re not gaming, NVIDIA CUDA technology offers breakthrough performance in compute-intensive tasks like video transcoding and photo editing, delivering up to 10x faster performance compared to traditional CPUs. Watch high-definition videos come alive with sharp images and vibrant colors supported by NVIDIA PureVideo HD technology, which enables extended battery life so you never miss a scene.

The eX-L 18 is chock full of expansion potential, with up to 3 2.5″ SATA or SSD drives configurable in RAID formations. eSATA, HDMI, USB 2.0, and FireWire ensure that you can use the eX-L 18 just

like you would a desktop and without compromise. Additional features include a 3 Megapixel video camera provides high definition video conferencing, and a full sized keyboard with a number pad, and programmable gaming buttons.

“With the increasing demand for mobile high performance computing solutions, we wanted to offer our customers with the most powerful gaming desktop replacement possible” said Wallace Santos, CEO and Founder of MAINGEAR. “With the co-processing power of the Intel Core 2 CPU and dual NVIDIA GPUs, you’re able to get the same cutting edge technology available to desktop users in a balanced computing configuration that is ideal for today’s GPU computing environment.”

The eX-L 18 also features MAINGEAR’s M.A.R.C. custom laser etching technology. Customers can upload the image or logo of their choice and MAINGEAR will customize your notebook to specifically fit your personal style or corporate brand.

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Specifications of new eX-L gaming:

Operating System:
Windows Vista Home Premium (32-Bit, 64-Bit)
Windows Vista Ultimate (32-Bit, 64-Bit)

Intel Core 2 Duo Processor P8700 (2.53GHz x 2)
Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T9600 (2.8GHz x 2)
Intel Core 2 Extreme Processor X9300 (2.53GHz x 4) 45w


PM45/ICH9-M platform

Up to 8GB Dual Channel DDR3 Memory

Standard dual GPU Graphics Cards:
Dual 1GB (2GB Total) NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280m in SLI

Video in: Integrated HD TV (ATSC) Tuner (Coaxial) – Optional
Video/TV out: One HDMI 1.3b Connector
Video/TV out: One VGA Connector

Single Hard Drive:
7200 RPM – up to 500gbGB SATA
Solid State Drive – 80GB SATA

Dual Raid 0 Hard Drives:
7,200 RPM – up to 1.5TB SATA (3 x 500GB)

Wireless Connectivity:

Internal Intel WiFi Link 5300 a/b/g/Draft-N
Integrated Bluetooth 2.1


High-Definition Digital Audio
Integrated 4 Channel Support
Up to 7.1 Support through Digital Out
1 Auto-sensing headphone jack
1 Auto-sensing microphone jack
1 TOSlink Digital Out Optical Audio

Peripheral Connections:
3 Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Ports
1 IEEE 1394a (4-pin) port
ExpressCard Slot
1 E-SATA port
7-in-1 Media card reader (SD/MS/MSPRO/RS-MMC/MMC)

Height: 1.7 inches
Width: 15.65 inches
Depth: 11.80 inches
Weight: 9.5lbs

12 Cell Lithium-ION Battery

LCD Panel:

18.4inch Widescreen 1920 x 1080

Keyboard and Touchpad:
Full size illuminated keyboard w/ separate numeric pad
Full size touchpad w/ scroll functionality
Instant access buttons include:
Windows Media Player
Power DVD
Skip Forward
Skip Backward

Consumers can purchase the MAINGEAR eX-L 18 at MAINGEAR’s Web site or order by phone at (888-MAINGEAR). The base price $2,999. eX-L 18 comes standard with MAINGEAR’s standard 14 month warranty and is backed by the best in-house support team in the country. For more information, visit Maingear.

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