Toshiba today announced the addition of NVIDIA SLI technology to its latest Satellite X205 gaming notebook series with an HD DVD drive designed for a mobile gaming and high-definition entertainment experience.
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The Satellite X205 gaming notebooks has been upgraded and now consists of two models that are available at retail-the Satellite X205-SLI1 ($1,999.99) and the Satellite X205-SLI3 ($2,499.99). Both models feature dual NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT graphics cards with a combined 512MB of dedicated video RAM and are compatible with Microsoft DirectX 10.
In support of the Satellite X205-SLI launch, Toshiba plans to host a "Gears of War" tournament during this year’s DigitalLife tradeshow in New York later this week.
As part of Toshiba’s commitment to HD DVD technology, the Satellite X205-SLI notebooks feature an HD DVD drive as part of the standard configuration. To complete the high definition experience, the Satellite X205-SLI incorporates a high-definition, 17-inch diagonal widescreen TruBrite display.
As if that wasn’t enough, the Satellite X205-SLI3 includes a USB external HDTV tuner for playing live HDTV from an antenna, cable or satellite set-top box. All of the new Satellite X205-SLI notebooks feature an HDMI output port for connecting to an HDTV, a S/P DIF output port for 5.1 surround sound stereo and Bluetooth v.2.0+EDR technology compatible with wireless gaming controls and other accessories.
The new Satellite X205-SLI series is currently available at www.toshibadirect.com and will soon be available at a variety of major consumer electronics and computer stores nationwide.
Complete product specifications for both of the Satellite X205-SLI models are available at www.toshibadirect.com.