With the popularity of whitebook notebooks on the rise we stop at take a look at the Clevo M57U (also under the name Sager 5760) gaming noteook. With a super glossy 17" widescreen, a GeForce 7900GTX graphics card, and the Intel Core Duo processor this notebook screams game on me! Read on as we compare it to the whitebook we built last year.
"It's now officially the summer of 2006 and it's time to do publish another article on how to build your own gaming notebook. The changes from 2005 to 2006 were significant when it comes to notebooks. Intel started shipping dual-core processors (Yonah) for their Napa based platforms (i945PM/GM) and we finally saw ATI and NVIDIA putting high end graphics in decently sized notebooks. Our previous two articles we used 15.4" widescreen notebooks, but this year I am moving up to a 17" screen with a native resolution of 1920x1200. With an upgradeable NVIDIA GeForce 7900GTX 256MB video card powering the 17.0" WUXGA Wide Screen display at 1920x1200 the notebook I picked out seems worthy enough to replace the one I picked out last year. Without further ado let's meet this year's DIY gaming notebook, the Clevo M57U!..."