Maingear Showcases NOMAD 17 Gaming Laptop

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Maingear is unveiling the new NOMAD 17 custom gaming notebook which the company asserts is “the perfect performance mobile solution for gamers and PC enthusiasts alike.” The NOMAD 17 features third generation Intel Core i7 processors (up to 3.8GHz) and NVIDIA GTX 600 series graphics. Customers can configure the NOMAD 17 with up to 32GB of DDR3-1600MHz RAM, and a range of hard drive options including full size SSD and RAID 0 and 1 arrays.

The new notebook comes stock with NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 675M but is upgradeable to the GeForce GTX680M; both featuring NVIDIA’s Optimus Technology that maximizes battery life by automatically switching between the built-in Intel HD Graphics or the GeForce GPU.
The NOMAD 17 comes with a fully backlit keyboard, a full HD 1080p 17-inch matte display, multi-touch trackpad with gesture and scrolling support, and dual speakers with a built-in subwoofer. It’s also packed with USB 3.0, 2.0, eSATA, Bluetooth, Ethernet, 802.11n, HDMI, and VGA out ports. If that isn’t enough to spark your interest, the NOMAD 17 will also feature hand-painted premium automotive paint jobs, free of charge. Customers can select one of the six different glossy colors available.

Technical Specifications:

  • Processor: Up to 3rd generation Intel i7-3840QM
  • Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675M or 680M
  • Display: 17.3-inch Full HD  1920 x 1080 – (1080p) (16:9 Aspect Ratio) Anti-glare LED Backlit Matte Finish
  • Memory: Up to 32GB Dual Channel DDR5 – 1600Mhz
  • Optical Drive: Up to 2X Blu-ray reader/8x Multi Combo (BD-R, DVD+-RW, CD-RW)
  • Hard Drive: Up to dual 512GB Solid State Drive or dual 750GB 7200RPM SATA 2.5
  • Network Adapter: Integrated 802.11n b/g/n wireless
  • Audio: THX TruStudio Pro Integrated High-Definition Audio HD Audio with speakers by DynAudio
  • Media Card Reader: Built in 4-in-1 Media Card Reader
  • Operating System: Genuine Windows 7 Home, Professional or Ultimate 64-Bit
  • Battery: Removable Li-Polymer Lithium-Ion
  • I/O Ports: 1 HDMI out, 1 DVI-I out, 2 USB 2.0, 3 USB 3.0, 1 IEEE-1394 Fire Wire, 1 S/PDIF out, 1 RJ-45 LAN, 1 RJ-11
  • Dimensions: (W)16.85″ x (H)2.17″ x (D)11.34″
  • Price:  Starts at $1,599

All of Maingear products are supported with lifetime labor and phone support with a one to three year hardware warranty. For more information about Maingear’s NOMAD 17 gaming notebook, visit:



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