Maingear Titan 17


Maingear Titan 17Notebook: Maingear Titan 17
Processor: Intel Core i7 (Desktop) 990X EE
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 485M
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 5.5kg
Price: 5700 euro
Sold in: Anglo-America
Average Score: 90% - very good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

Reviews for the Maingear Titan 17

90% Maingear Titan 17
Source: Computer Shopper English
Look up the word “titan” in any thesaurus, and you’ll find words like "colossus," "gargantuan," "Goliath," and "monster." Any of them could be used to accurately describe Maingear’s Titan 17 notebook. Simply put: The Titan 17 is the fastest notebook we’ve seen to date. For those who put raw speed before portability and price, this is the dream gaming rig.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/01/2011
Rating: Total score: 90%
Maingear Titan 17 Notebook Review
Source: Techspot English
In terms of value, Maingear seems to be selling the Titan for a premium. Comparing the Titan 17 against the competition, I found that Sager offers the same system configuration for about $600 less. The same result was exposed if I configured similar Clevo x7200-based portables at AVADirect or Malibal, while Origin PC was about the same price. Alienware’s M18x has more aggressive aesthetics although it can’t be spec'ed out to be as powerful as the Titan 17.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/28/2011


NVIDIA GeForce GTX 485M:

High End graphics card based on a full GF104 chip and significantly faster than the 480M.

These graphics cards are able to play the latest and most demanding games in high resolutions and full detail settings with enabled Anti-Aliasing.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

990X EE: » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


This large display size is used for laptops which are mainly intended for an use on a desk.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

5.5 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.

Maingear: US-American computer manufacturer, founded in 2002 with low international relevance.

90%: There do not exist many models, which are rated better. The most ratings get ratings, which are a bit worse.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-07-22 (Update: 2012-05-26)