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Acer shows off 11.6-inch Ferrari One laptop

Posted on Friday, September 11 2009 @ 17:21:40 CEST by

TrustedReviews had a handson experience with the Acer Ferrari One, an upcoming 11.6" ultraportable laptop that is based on the new AMD Congo platform. Usually these car-branded laptops are pretty expensive, but this notebook will apparently be introduced with a price starting at just 499EUR. You can expect it in retail stores on October 22, the launch date of Windows 7.
It starts with an AMD Athlon X2 L310 processor, which has two cores running at 1.2GHz and 1MB L2 Cache. It plugs into the M780G chipset and uses the ATI Radeon 3200 integrated graphics chipset, a marked improvement on the disappointing X1250 graphics found in the HP Pavilion dv2. Key among its abilities is hardware acceleration of high definition video, so 1080p video is very much in the equation.

There's more to the Ferrari One, too. Intriguingly it features support for ATI's XGP technology, allowing one to connect external graphics via a port on the side. This sounds great and all, but if AMD is trying to resurrect this promising (but quickly forgotten) tech, then the Ferrari One seems an odd candidate - even with decent graphics it'll be severely CPU limited.



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