Computex 2008: Clevo shows off Montevina and Puma Gaming Notebooks, Atom Sub-Tablet

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Clevo, a second-tier Taiwan-based notebook manufacturer, has several new notebooks on display at Computex. Of mention is a 15.4" AMD Puma-based notebook with an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3470 X2 graphics card and an Intel Atom-based tablet PC.

M761JU


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The Clevo M761JU is a 15.4" notebook based on the new AMD Puma platform announced today.


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It features all of the new technology in the platform, and has the following specifications:

  • AMD Turion X2 Ultra dual-core processor
  • ATI RS780MN chipset
  • ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3470 Hybrid X2 graphics card
  • 15.4" WXGA+ display
  • 802.11b/g WLAN
  • 2.0 MP webcam
  • Fingerprint reader
  • HSDPA 3.5G wireless

M860TU


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Also on display at Clevo’s booth is their upcoming 15.4-inch M860TU gaming notebook based on the yet-to-be-released Intel Montevina platform. It features the new Montevina Core 2 Duo processors, an Nvidia GeForce 8800M-GTX 512MB graphics card, and WSXGA+/WUXGA resolutions. Other advertised features include a fingerprint reader, HSDPA 3.5G, HDMI, and e-SATA.


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The Clevo M860TU will come stateside as the Sager NP8660 when the Montevina platform is released in July – August. Please visit our Sager/Clevo forum to stay up-to-date with the latest news on this model.

TN71M

Below is the Intel Atom-based tablet, the TN71M.


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It has the following specifications:

  • Intel Atom processor
  • Intel US15W chipset
  • Integrated graphics
  • 7-inch WSVGA (1024×600) display with touch support
  • 802.11b/g wireless
  • 2.0 megapixel webcam
  • Fingerprint reader
  • ExpressCard slot

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"From my hands-on experience, the TN71M leaves much to be desired in terms of overall build quality. The plastic case was very cheap and flexible, and would bend with the slightest touch. While the specifications are fine for a notebook of that size, without a durable shell it would fall apart in a matter of weeks."

Stay tuned for more news from Computex Taipei 2008 here at NotebookReview.com. Our very own Kevin O’Brien is on the show floor obtaining all the information on the latest technology in the notebook world and taking all of the wonderful pictures you see here. Stay with us!

 

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