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Rock Xtreme SL8-9550


Rock Xtreme SL8-9550
Rock Xtreme SL8-9550
Intel Core 2 Quad (Desktop) Q9550 4 x 2.8 GHz, Penryn
17.00 inch 16:10, 1920 x 1200 pixel, glossy: yes
5.3 kg ( = 186.95 oz / 11.68 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
2900 Euro
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Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: 60%, performance: 80%, features: 80%, display: - % mobility: - %, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Rock Xtreme SL8-9550

80% Rock Xtreme XSL8-9550 gaming notebook
Source: English
The Xtreme family is Rock’s high-end gaming notebook range, the flagship of which is the XLS8-9550, a blisteringly fast SLI-configured desktop replacement notebook. It’s a big beast, measuring 394x299x60mm (wxdxh) and weighing a hefty 6kg, including the large power brick; you’ll only think it is portable if you’re used to lugging around a desktop PC and monitor to Lan parties. A very powerful desktop replacement notebook with a good array of features, but with a price tag to match
80, Preis 60, Leistung 80, Ausstattung 80
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/27/2009
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 60% performance: 80% features: 80%



Two 9800M GTX cards paired with SLI. The combination is about 0-40% faster than with a single 9800M depending on the game and application. As all dual SLI combinations, the 9800M GTX SLI suffers from noticeable micro stuttering when at lower frame rates at around 30 FPS.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

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

Q9550: » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

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

5.3 kg:

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

Rock: Rock is a British laptop manufacturer and focusses the UK market.

80%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.

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


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Stefan Hinum, 2009-04- 7 (Update: 2012-05-26)