Acer comes with new racehorse : the Ferrari 3000 notebook

Posted on Monday, October 13 2003 @ 16:23 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Acer who is an official supplier to the Scuderia Ferrari racing team announced the launch of the exclusive Ferrari 3000 notebook. If you take a look at the specifications you will see that this Ferrari style looking laptop is not the absolute top race car in the notebook market, but it does have the Ferrari price tag.
Gianfranco Lanci, President of Acer Inc.'s International Operations Business Group, and Acer EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) declared, "Innovation and technology have always played a primary role in the world of Formula One racing and IT, that is why Acer has designed a notebook that expresses these characteristics. Innovation and technological advances are what drive Acer to reach its growth targets.
The Ferrari laptop housing has the stylish Ferrari red combined with some silver colors. The Ferrari 3000 has an AMD processor, an ATi Radeon mobility 9200 with 128MB Ram, a 15" TFT screen, 512MB DDR Ram, 60GB harddisk and a DVD dual optical solution.
"Mobile" represents connectivity-ease under all circumstance, which the exclusive Ferrari 3000 guarantees thanks to wireless connectivity (standard IEEE 802.11g) and PAN with built-in Bluetooth, LAN connections with 10/100 Mbps Fast Ethernet and phone line support with 56Kbps V.92 modem or fax.

Displaying, managing or storing images and videos, or connecting videos and digital peripherals are made easy with the Ferrari 3000, with its DVD player/burner, quick USB ports, S-Video output, FireWire IEEE 1394 interface and 4-in-1 memory card reader.

The limited edition Ferrari 3000 will have a price tag of $1999, without VAT and sales taxes. It will be available in november 2003.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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Re: Acer comes with new racehorse : the Ferrari 3000 notebook
by Anonymous on Saturday, December 06 2003 @ 4:46 CET

  • Reply by Anonymous on Monday, December 08 2003 @ 23:57 CET

    Does anyone know how this laptop perform on games like Quake, CT, and etc. (3D games). How well does the ATI 9200 128MB memory handle all this games?

    • Reply by Anonymous on Friday, January 09 2004 @ 18:18 CET

      please read the specs... this notebook was never ment to be a gamers notebook... it's more like mobile Video Editing... and a very powerfull modile workstation....

    • Reply by Anonymous on Tuesday, February 17 2004 @ 12:00 CET

      I have the Acer Ferrari 300 and i do play a lot of games on it. Especialy Call of duty, Quake 3 and Battlefield, and i must say that it performes superb!

Re: Acer comes with new racehorse : the Ferrari 3000 notebook
by Anonymous on Monday, January 19 2004 @ 16:36 CET
Very nice specs, and the price has come down nicely as well... You can't get much more cool hardware for this price (i've seen it as low as 1400 euro's (ex tax)). But i've just ordered 2 of these (with 1GB ram) ... We'll see how they do :)