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Welcome the Acer Ferrari 5000

By Mauricio Freitas, in , posted: 10-Dec-2006 14:49

I got a date for this to arrive here now: 22 December, so I am told. This is when the Acer Ferrari 5000 arrives - and what a machine:


- AMD Turion 64 X2 (dual-core 64-bit) running at 2GHz, with 512KB L2 cache per core;
- 2GB RAM 667MHz DDR 2 memory configured in dual-channel mode;
- ATI Mobility Radeon X1600 graphics processor with 256MB;
- 15.4" WSXGA or WXGA, 16 ms, widescreen;
- 160GB SATA HDD;
- HD-DVD R/W;
- Bluetooth 2.0;
- carbon fiber casing;
- 802.11 a/b/g wireless LAN;
- 5-in-1 media card reader built-in;
- 1.3 megapixel digital camera built-in.


Review at the The Register.

This laptop will arrive with Windows Vista installed and ready to use, courtesy of AMD and Microsoft. I plan to replace my P4 HT 3GHz desktop and Toshiba M200 Tablet PC with this machine.

I will post about it later, when it gets here. Just before Xmas...

UPDATE: for people coming from Digg and Slashdot, read this...




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