OCZ DIY thumb OCZ Unveiled Centrino 2 DIY Gaming Notebook

OCZ
introduced a new whitebook solution powered by the long awaited Intel® Centrino®
2 (“Montevina”) platform. This state-of-the-art platform technology provides a
breakthrough in mobile computing for higher performance, advanced connectivity,
and longer battery life. In addition, the new OCZ whitebooks are built for
superior on-the-go gaming by harnessing the world’s highest-performing mobile
processor, the Intel Core™2 Extreme X9100.

OCZ DIY OCZ Unveiled Centrino 2 DIY Gaming Notebook

OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a worldwide leader in innovative ultra-high
performance and high reliability memory, components, and systems, today
introduced a new whitebook solution powered by the long awaited Intel® Centrino®
2 (“Montevina”) platform. This state-of-the-art platform technology provides a
breakthrough in mobile computing for higher performance, advanced connectivity,
and longer battery life. In addition, the new OCZ whitebooks are built for
superior on-the-go gaming by harnessing the world’s highest-performing mobile
processor, the Intel Core™2 Extreme X9100.

OCZ is pleased to offer one of the world’s first Montevina-based notebooks to
the channel. This whitebook is designed with the high end gamer in mind and will
be made available to system builders to add their own unique brand, performance
enhancing features, and design.

“The introduction of the Montevina platform by Intel enables OCZ to deliver a
superior notebook computing experience to our system integrator clients and
consumers,” said Ryan Petersen, CEO of the OCZ Technology Group. “The new
OCZNBIM17A will enthrall users with the exceptional performance of Intel’s new
Core 2 Extreme processor and is the ideal notebook for gaming and multimedia
applications with cutting edge features including upgradable dual graphics,
Blueray, and HDMI.”

“Intel’s Core 2 Extreme mobile processor X9100 brings extreme performance to the
OCZNBIM17A Notebook for incredible gaming on the go that can even rival desktop
systems,” said Erik Reid, Director of Marketing, Mobile Products Group, Intel.
“Improvements in speed and energy efficiency delivered by the Intel Core 2
Extreme mobile processor give users confidence that they are working and gaming
on the most advanced notebook technology imaginable.”

When developing the decisive gaming laptop, OCZ sought to deliver the ultimate
high-end solution to consumers always on the cutting-edge of technology.
Optimized by Intel’s powerful and versatile Centrino 2 platform, the new OCZ
whitebook exceeds expectations of on the go power-computing. Based on the latest
45nm Intel Core Microarchitecture and designed for maximum battery life, Intel
Centrino 2 processor technology includes new and innovative features that drive
new levels of performance and power savings. The Intel Core 2 Extreme mobile
processor X9100 delivers the revolutionary levels of dual-core performance you
need to shatter all speed barriers and power multiple highly-threaded HD
applications simultaneously giving you unrivaled realism and responsiveness in
3D gaming.

For the demanding visual effects gamers require for the latest PC titles, the
OCZ whitebook solution features powerful MXM 2.0 upgradeable graphics solutions
and can currently support 2 ATI M88XT in Crossfire™ mode or a single NVIDIA 8800
GTX. The option of customizable MXM 2 graphics will offer a truly powerful
gaming experience.

The OCZNBIM17A Notebook
The new OCZ whitebook can be customized by the leading system builders to meet
the needs of consumers, and fully-configured the OCZNBIM17A leads in performance
and features:

Intel® Centrino® 2 Processor Technology
Intel® Core™2 Duo T9600, P9500, T9400, P8600, P8400
Mobile Intel® GM47, GM45, and PM45 Express Chipsets with ICH9M or ICH9M Enhanced

Intel® Core™2 Extreme Mobile Processor
Core™2 Extreme X9100
ATI M88XT CrossFire™ DirectX 10.1 Compatible (option for single NVIDIA® 8800 GTX)

Upgradeable MXM 2 Graphics Slots
Up to 4GB (2x2GB) Dual Channel DDR3-1066
17" WUXGA (1920×1200)
High Definition integrated stereo sound
Maxim® Amplifier
Audigy® HD Software Edition Option
2W/CH, Stereo, Two Channel, Subwoofer
Full Sized Keyboard 2.5mm Stroke, Vista Key
Intel® 802.11a/g/n wireless LAN (MIMO)
Bluetooth V2.1 + EDR
Built-in 2.0MP Digital Video Camera
Fingerprint Reader
12 Cell Lithium-Ion Battery