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MAINGEAR Announces eX-L 18 Desktop-Replacement Gaming Notebook

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Posted July 24, 2009 by Jake in News

Featuring dual NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280M graphics processing units (GPUs) with NVIDIA SLI technology, the eX-L 18 brings your games and multimedia to life with brilliant 3D graphics and movies in 1080p HD resolution. With powerful Intel Core 2 mobile processors, eX-L 18 delivers breakthrough multi-core performance and dual-channel DDR3 memory.

MainGear has equipped the eX-L 18 with the world’s fastest notebook graphics solution. With NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280M GPUs, MainGear’s customers will experience breathtaking in gaming physics from titles such as Terminator Salvation or Darkest of Days and are ready for GPU computing applications such as Badaboom, vReveal and Arcsoft SimHD. said Rene Hass, General Manager of the notebook business unit at NVIDIA.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280M GPUs are the fastest GeForce notebook GPUs ever. Built-in support for NVIDIA PhysX technology enables a new world of ultra realistic gaming effects from lifelike explosions to natural water. Stay on top of your game with the highest performance using the latest notebook drivers direct from NVIDIA.com. When you’re not gaming, NVIDIA CUDA technology offers breakthrough performance in compute-intensive tasks like video transcoding and photo editing, delivering up to 10x faster performance compared to traditional CPUs. Watch high-definition videos come alive with sharp images and vibrant colors supported by NVIDIA PureVideo HD technology, which enables extended battery life so you never miss a scene.

The eX-L 18 is chock full of expansion potential, with up to 3 2.5″ SATA or SSD drives configurable in RAID formations. eSATA, HDMI, USB 2.0, and FireWire ensure that you can use the eX-L 18 just

like you would a desktop and without compromise. Additional features include a 3 Megapixel video camera provides high definition video conferencing, and a full sized keyboard with a number pad, and programmable gaming buttons.

With the increasing demand for mobile high performance computing solutions, we wanted to offer our customers with the most powerful gaming desktop replacement possible. With the co-processing power of the Intel Core 2 CPU and dual NVIDIA GPUs, you’re able to get the same cutting edge technology available to desktop users in a balanced computing configuration that is ideal for today’s GPU computing environment. said Wallace Santos, CEO and Founder of MAINGEAR.

The eX-L 18 also features MAINGEAR’s M.A.R.C. custom laser etching technology. Customers can upload the image or logo of their choice and MAINGEAR will customize your notebook to specifically fit your personal style or corporate brand.


  • OS – Windows Vista Premium with Free Windows 7 Upgrade Offer
  • CPU – up to Intel Core 2 Extreme quad-core processor
  • Chipset – NVIDIA MCP79
  • Graphics – Single or Dual NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280M
  • Memory – up to 8GB DDR3-1333
  • Storage – up to 3 2.5″ SATA or SSD drives (RAID Available)
  • Optical Drive – DVD or Blu-ray
  • Display – 18.4″ LCD 1920×1080

Consumers can purchase the MAINGEAR eX-L 18 at MAINGEAR’s Web site www.maingear.com or order by phone at (888-MAINGEAR).

The base price $2,999. eX-L 18 comes standard with MAINGEAR’s standard 14 month warranty and is backed by the best in-house support team in the country.

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