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Its so hot it stings

WidowPC has announced its Socket AM2 powered Sting 917X2 notebook. The Sting 917X2 is powered by AMD’s Athlon 64 X2 and FX dual-core processors. Sting 917X2 systems can be ordered with up to 2GB of DDR2-667 memory and two hard drives.

Powering the graphics portion of the Sting 917X2 is an unnamed 512MB graphics card, though WidowPC claims the Sting 917X2 can be ordered with the fastest graphics cards available. Backing the 512MB graphics card is a large 17” wide screen display capable of 1920x1200. Widow PC hasn’t published weight numbers, though DailyTech expects it to be no less than 10lbs.  Considering the Sting is a desktop-replacement (DTR) rather than a thin and light laptop, we are willing to give a little slack on the weight specifications. 

The WidowPC Sting 917X2 also has Reverse Hyper Threading technology according to the product page, though this is likely a typo as RHT has been largely disproven as a component of the K8 architecture.

WidowPC has gotten a few headlines this year as the company also claimed to be the first manufacturer of SLI notebooks when in fact a other manufacturers began to rebadge the Clevo white books too.

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By Comdrpopnfresh on 8/29/2006 12:38:31 AM , Rating: 1
comes with a Quadro 1400 or a 7900gtx. didn't see the rht blurb, but they say it has ddr memory...... its am2 dudes... and they're calling a laptop with sata 150 and amd tech faster than most desktops. lol

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By Kim Leo on 8/29/2006 11:17:38 AM , Rating: 2
well Actually it is, most Intel enthusiasts People i see today still have some P4/PD, and if you look at every computer you'll realize that even in 5 years from now not many % will be Core 2, i just fixed a PC at work today, guess what it was 750MHz AMD Slot A, and thats not unusual, and here in denmark.. and we are able to get the new stuff at good prices.

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