We are starting a new series of articles here on ThinkComputers. We define our “Mobile Arsenal” as what we would recommend to you for your mobile setup. Many of us are traveling all the time and we need to be able to be productive on the road. After using quite a lot of different types of mobile products and applications we are going to focus on the best and present them to you here. Today we will be focusing on laptops. This is of course the core of being productive while on the road. For our Mobile Arsenal we are going to recommend laptops that are great for doing work and getting things done. If you are looking for a gaming laptop or something else we are not going to recommend that here. So let’s get started.
Eurocom is a name known well for the manufacturing of high quality notebooks and laptops. It believes in using the modular MXM 3.0b VGA technology in all the versions of its laptops and notebooks for that matter as this allows the laptops to be easily upgraded with the newer and higher performing cards which fall under the same standards.
I’m sure you have been hearing the reports about compatibility issues with Haswell desktop processors and certain power supplies. That is because Haswell processors have a new sleep state called C6 and C7. In these states the processor is nearly shut off, bringing down the power consumption. Intel’s laptop processors in the Haswell will have the same feature as well as better power effeciency. Intel has said that Haswell processsors offer 50% more battery life in laptops than did their “Ivy Bridge” predecessors did.
Dell continues to do its job providing its clientele world-class computers and other consumer electronic devices. Likewise they plan to launch their two new ultrabooks under its business-friendly line this summer according to the leaked roadmap of the company’s preparation. The ultrabooks which will be offered will have an attractive 12.5 inch display and branded as part of the Dell Latitude E700 series. Their label would be Dell Latitude E7240 and Dell Latitude E7440.
The launch of the much awaited Intel Haswell powered Notebooks is very near. DigiTimes has brought good news to many customers who were waiting to own an Intel Haswell powered Notebook after announcing that the Notebooks will be available in the market by the end of May. Users have been waiting for the Haswell powered Notebooks since a long time, and the fact that the laptops have already been shipped to retail outlets, assures them that they will be able to own one very soon.
The powerful upgraded GE70 and GE60 pack the 3rd generation Intel Core i7 quad core processor and the robust new Nvidia GTX660M discrete graphics chip. They boast 3D game performance ratings that outstrip the previous generation GTX560M and the earlier GT650M by more than 15%. The blazing Killer Gaming Networking chip, SteelSeries professional gaming keyboard, quad-driver stereo wrap-around sound, Audio Boost headset sound enhancement technology, the snazzy exterior, and the unbelievably clear multimedia reproduction come together perfectly, putting the competition to shame.