Maingear Pulse 17 is an ‘incredibly thin’ gaming notebook, starts at $2099

The Maingear Pulse 17 gaming notebook has been introduced for all those of you who are not too keen on lugging around a heavy, bulky device any more. This laptop tips the scales at less than 6lbs and measures about 0.86 inches in thickness.

The completely customizable portable PC has already been made available in the US and requires users to shell out at least $2099. In spite of being crammed into a slick form factor, it brings along all the essential components including an Intel processor, an Nvidia GPU, a powerful battery amongst other things. The machine runs Windows 8 and users can choose between Home, Professional or Ultimate 64-bit versions of the OS.

Maingear Pulse 17

This gadget is available in various shades such as alpine white, burnt orange metallic, furious fuchsia, speed yellow, synergy green, vertigo blue mica and more. A 17.3-inch widescreen LED backlit display of 1920 x 1080p resolution and an aspect ratio of 16:9, graces the laptop along with a gaming keyboard. A Geforce GTX 765M graphics processor is accompanied by an Intel Core i7 4700HQ chip and 16GB of dual channel DDR3 RAM.

And if that’s not enough, it can pack in an up to 1TB hard drive and two SSDs of not more than 480GB capacity each. A 6-cell lithium-ion power pack rests within the thin confines of the notebook that boasts of a 7-in-1 media card reader, 2 speakers, a sub-woofer, an HDMI output, 4 USB 3.0 ports, 2 mini display ports and 1 RJ-45 LAN input.

Key specifications:

– 17.3-inch full HD LED backlit screen
– 2MP webcam
– Windows 8
– 2.4GHz Intel Core i7 4700HQ processor
– Nvidia GeForce GTX 765M GPU
– 16GB RAM
– 1TB HDD, 2 x 480GB SSD
– Lithium-ion battery

The Maingear Pulse 17 is now available through the official website for a starting price of $2,099 which, as Engadget says, will put a dent in your wallet.

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