Starting next thursday, it is £999 but look what you get:
3.06GHz Intel HyperThreading processor,
512Mb DDR Memory, upgradeable to 1Gb.
Nvidia GeForce FX5600 8x AGP with 128Mb DDR
15.1" High res. 1400x1050 SXGA+ screen
DVD Player/Burner/CD copier (yes a DVD burner)
3 in 1 card reader
Wireless Lan + RJ45 LAN
USB 2 and firewire
Smart Power battery Li-ION
+ nice bundle of software... + Norton Antivirus
In. Windows XP and and... and..... 24Month warranty with risk insurance.
Mayhem... I am having this one.
There is also a review in Computer active.
5 FULL STARS, but it ComputerActive... And the only cons were: Heavy and not that stylish and battery life wasnt great, but for the cost and performance man, who cares.
The WiFi card is not built in according to Computer active, its a seperate PCMICA card, but at least that means if it is not compatibe with your current WiFi set-up, or you dont have WiFi, then you dont have to have it.
Computer Active say it plays games to very good standrad, although will never beat a top-of the range PC but doh, we are talking about a LAPTOP here.
good grief, we have just had a leaflet put through the door about it, it seems to have it all, perhaps i could peel the name plate off, and stick dell, evesham,sony or toshiba on the front, no, on a serious note, it does seem very good.........the website is click here
Gericom, as I said is supposed to make very good professional business laptops for F1 racers. So the computer is supposed to be substantial.
I have read the full review in Computer Active and it says other than being a little heavy and bulky and battery life isnt that much to boast about but your talking a laptop capable of playing games here, as it scored well in a 3D test apparantly. FX5600 Graphics card with an 8X bus. Amazing. Ok it wont suit the tastes of a Heavyweight gamer, but WE ARE TALKING ABOUT A LAPTOP HERE, this is not rubbsih for a laptop.
Even Computer Active said that it was the fastest notebook they have ever used, it also has a bundle of software and a CARRY BAG.
Seems too good to be true. And I have a sense of protection when it comes to the warranty, it seems good, with free risk and accident insurance for a FULL 2 years.
The laptop according to Computer Active is very much upgradeable too, the easiest is some more ram, just unscrew a hacth, slot more in and GO.
I am going for 1Gb man, this processor needs it.
It beats the compitition by far!!!!
I am also posting this early becuase then you guys know before its too late, you know what its like when these offers are on.