OCZ has added a 15" Centrino 2 based gaming notebook to its Do-It-Yourself (DIY) lineup. Included is a 15.4" WXGA+ LCD display with glossy finish and a 1280 x 800 pixel resolution, Intel PM45 + ICH9M based motherboard, ATI Radeon HD 3650 512MB graphics card, DVD burner or Blu-ray drive, surround sound, touchpad with scroll bar, A4-sized keyboard and a 6-cell li-ion battery.
Users need to add their own Intel Core 2 Duo/Extreme processor, up to 8GB DDR2-800 memory and a 2.5" HDD.
OCZ’s new 15” DIY notebook solution delivers an optimal balance of gaming performance and portability. Featuring the acclaimed Intel® Centrino™ 2 platform, the OCZ DIY notebook provides a breakthrough in mobile computing for higher performance, advanced connectivity, and longer battery life and can accommodate the latest CPU technology including the all-new Intel® Core™ 2 Extreme mobile processor. In conjunction with this state-of-the-art processing power, the 15.4-inch DIY notebooks come equipped with ATI® Raedon HD3650 integrated graphics to provide a premium gaming experience that lets gamers power through all of today's most advanced and graphic-intensive games and applications with DirectX 10.1 compatibility.
“At OCZ, empowering the enthusiast end-user in the mobile gaming space is an exciting opportunity for us, and with the powerful technology found in our latest Intel Centrino 2 based notebook we are again at the forefront of this growing market,” said Ryan Edwards, Director of Product Management. “With OCZ DIY notebooks, end-users have complete control of the cost/performance ratio of key components, giving consumers the opportunity to personalize a true gaming and multi-tasking powerhouse notebook by using a validated component list and our easy to follow step-by-step manual included with every DIY package.”