When it comes to leaked Santa
Rosa notebooks, Notebook Italia
has been on the ball. The publication leaked five new Santa Rosa notebooks from Asus last week and another two Asus gaming notebooks
today. The Italian publication has another whopper of a leak today with the
As is the case with just about all new notebooks
announced recently, the Pavilion HDX will be based on Intel's new Santa Rosa platform. It also has an enormous
pivoting 20" widescreen display to back it up and according to Notebook Italia, the Pavilion HDX is the
first offspring from the HP-Voodoo
When it comes to processing power and features, the Pavilion
HDX will have it all. The unit will be powered by a Core 2-based processors
while graphics duties will be handled by a GeForce Go 8000 Series GPU. Given
the size of the notebook, there is ample room for four integrated speakers
along with an HP Bass Reflex subwoofer. The notebook is also large enough to accommodate
a full-size keyboard and an integrated media remote control.
The Pavilion HDX will also feature an ATSC/NTSC tuner
onboard and HDMI out. There is still no word on what optical drive will be used
by the Pavilion HDX, but expect to see either a Blu-ray or HD DVD unit onboard. Expect to see the Intel
Wireless Wi-Fi Link 4965AGN Draft-N network adapter, Bluetooth 2.0+EDR,
GbE, an integrated webcam, Intel Turbo Memory 2.0
(formally known as Robson) and
Windows Vista Ultimate.
There is no release date posted yet for the 12-pound
notebook, but expect to see more details leaked for the massive notebook in the
quote: There is still no word on what optical drive will be used by the Pavilion HDX, but expect to see either a Blu-ray or HD DVD unit onboard.