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If I'm not mistaken,they will be the first to have an X2 Vidcard for laptops. I don't remember reading anything on Nvidia doing so yet.
Well I don't think it would be possible, as their dual GPU cards are dual PCB.
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Well I don't think it would be possible, as their dual GPU cards are dual PCB.
One PCB not two.
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Lol..isn't their SLI notebooks?
Yup

http://www.alienware.com/product_det...EFAULT#pdp-nav
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gaming laptops arent meant to be run without connection to wall outlet. they are meant for lans, etc where ease of carrying is key. i think its a really good idea, hopefully falcon gets them soon
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For those concerned that it will be bundled with an amd cpu ... you dont have to worry about cpu performance as much as their dualcore turions are half decent. And most games are not cpu bound anyways. The problem with todays laptops is they cant produce enough power graphically.

But ati graphics are made to work with all platforms so expect some intel + ati combos.

There are already sli notebooks and in the works 4way sli same goes for amd.

This is an oportunity for amd to gain a little ground in the mid-high end laptop range.
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One PCB not two.
So......you sure about that?

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Yes. This is in my next laptop.
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That will be one labtop beast!
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gaming laptops arent meant to be run without connection to wall outlet. they are meant for lans, etc where ease of carrying is key. i think its a really good idea, hopefully falcon gets them soon

Why would Falcon NW bother? They just released a new low-end lan box, the FragBox II, @ only $1500... running a Wolfdale nonetheless. See also May 2008's issue of Maximum PC, pages 74 & 75
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i meant for laptops the fragbox is cool, but i want a laptop because its a little bit easier to carry around. MPC is awesome though
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