Maingear released an updated Road Warrior Clutch-15 notebook
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The US-based company Maingear is reportedly known for its custom notebook and desktop computers that offer high-performance and latest technological features. The Clutch-15 portable PC gets updated with a more powerful GPU and is now available to customers for customization and purchase.
The system is powered by up to a Dual-Core second generation Sandy Bridge Intel Core i5-2540M central processing unit with a clock frequency of 2.6GHz (up to 3.3GHz via Turbo Boost 2.0). This chip has 3MB of Level 3 cache, 35Watt max. TDP and is ranked 28 in our CPU Benchmark List. In addition, the Clutch-15 sports a 15.6-inch LED-backlit 16:9 display with Super Clear Screen technology and 720p (1366x768 pixels) native resolution.
Apparently, the manufacturer decided to provide its customers with an extended battery life and updated the device with NVIDIA’s Optimus Technology. This enables users to switch between an NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M GPU with 1GB of dedicated video RAM and the integrated Intel HD 3000 graphics controller.
The notebook houses up to 8GB of internal DDR3 memory and up to a 750GB mechanical hard drive along with an optional SSD (up to 512GB). You can stay connected thanks to the built-in Wireless LAN 802.11 b/g/n (300Mbps), Bluetooth and Gigabit Ethernet modules. Additionally, there are three USB 2.0 ports, an eSATA port, an HDMI output, a memory card reader slot and docking connectors.
Reportedly, the Clutch-15 ships with a pre-installed Windows 7 OS. Weight starts at 6lbs with the integrated 4-cell Lithium-ion battery. Further features include a web camera for video conferencing and Intel’s Anti-Theft Technology that users can utilize to execute a complete lockdown of the system in case it gets stolen. The portable computer has a starting price of US $1,029.