Maingear’s Pulse 17 Challenges Razer’s Blade As World’s Thinnest Gaming Laptop

Gaming laptops are now getting thinner and thinner these days. The latest addition to the small group of ultra-thin gaming machines comes from America with the Maingear Pulse 17. The laptop weighs less than 6lbs and measures only 0.85 inches thin. It boasts an Intel Core i7 4700HQ mobile processor that can be boosted from 2.4GHz to 3.4GHz using Turbo Boost 2.0. It also features a Nvidia GeForce GTX765M …

Gaming laptops are now getting thinner and thinner these days. The latest addition to the small group of ultra-thin gaming machines comes from America with the Maingear Pulse 17.

The laptop weighs less than 6lbs and measures only 0.85 inches thin. It boasts an Intel Core i7 4700HQ mobile processor that can be boosted from 2.4GHz to 3.4GHz using Turbo Boost 2.0. It also features a Nvidia GeForce GTX765M with 2GB of video memory and a built-in subwoofer and surround speaker package from Sound Blaster Cinema for an immersive audio-video experience.

The Pulse 17 can also be equipped with an SSD drive that can maximise read speeds over 900Mbps. It also offers faster networking thanks to the Killer Doubleshot networking optimisation over wired and wireless Ethernet that offers up to five times better latency and can handle multiple data streams at once.

The machine will be preinstalled with Windows 8 Home, Professional or Ultimate and will sport 1 HDMI out, four USB 3.0 ports and two mini display ports. The Maingear Pulse 17 is now available for around US$2,099. 

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