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The power of a desktop system outfitted with top of the line RAM, HDD and Graphic Card is tough to beat in a performance battle but it is sure to lose out in a battle of portability and all-round use.
Enter the DeskTop replacement notebook that is equipped with a 17-inch hi-resolution display wide but beats 20 and 22-inchers at the resolution game. It takes a 24-incher to be its' equal with a pixel resolution of 1920 x 1200.
To ensure the system is not lagging behind because of some other low-end component, fit the system with a separate video card. The video card of choice is the most recent nVidia 9800M GTX. This isn't the latest like the 260/280GT cards available now, but it is still a GPU that doesn't get pushed around.
With graphics and video covered all that is left is horsepower, a cpu, to drive the entire system. Intel happily released their latest Core i7 processor but a system board and support in a mobile platform is yet to come. So, we stick to the Core 2 Duo processor series for mobile (notebook) platforms.
http://vr-zone.com/articles/zepto-hy....html?doc=6206
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Dear god that is one hell of a laptop!
    
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Theres something better here

Q9650 and two 9800M GTX in SLI on laptop :O
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I saw Hydra and got excited, only to find out it was a lappy
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I saw Hydra and got excited, only to find out it was a lappy
Yeah same here I thought it was going to more to the multi GPU thing.

Also, just for fun, I wanted to see if it was as overpriced as I though it was.
For what they'll charge ~$3,744 for, I can get an Alienware for ~$2,999, or a Sager for ~2,504 all with the same specs. What's the world coming to?
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I only clicked this thread because I saw "hydra" and thought of that Intel multi-gpu scaler.
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Same here lol
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I only clicked this thread because I saw "hydra" and thought of that Intel multi-gpu scaler.
It's made by Lucid, not Intel.
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Same here, I figured zepto was just some new code name.
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