Intel 'Clarksfield' Mobile Core i7 Shows Up In New Dell/Alienware Notebooks

This year's Intel Developer Forum (or IDF, for short) is really turning into a wild one. Yesterday we saw Intel showcase 22mn chips and introduce the Atom Dev Program, and today its new Clarksfield processor is getting official and placed into a trifecta of Dell machines and one Alienware rig. The flagship product to carry the new mobile Core i7 will be the Alienware M15x, which now boasts a slightly refined chassis and plenty of horsepower for those with enough dough.

The Studio 15 and Studio 17, Dell's multimedia-friendly 15" and 17" options, are both being gently refreshed with mobile Core i7 options. The former will ship with an available Core i7 720QM (1.6GHz) or Core i7 820QM (1.73GHz), which offers up to 137% more performance than previous generation Core 2 Duo. Over 100%! The backlit keyboard that we've raved about in reviews will still be there, along with WLED display options, a slot-load optical drive and plenty of RAM.



The Studio XPS 16, which is being made available today, will also be available with the 820QM alongside a 1GB ATI Radeon HD 4670 (the same GPU we just reviewed in the Core 2 Duo version of the Studio XPS 16), a Blu-ray burner, up to 500GB of hard drive space (or an 128GB SSD), up to 8GB of DDR3 SDRAM, an optional 9-cell battery, three USB 2.0 ports, wi-Fi, an optional 1080p display and Gigabit Ethernet.

The Studio 15 will start at $999, the Studio 17 at $1099 and the Studio XPS 16 at $1249, all with the new Core i7 CPUs.



With a starting price of $1,099, the Studio 17 includes:

  • Intel Core i7 720QM 1.6GHz (1333 FSB/6MB L3 Cache)
  • Genuine Windows Vista Home Premium (64-bit) – eligible for Windows 7 upgrade
  • 1GB ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4650
  • 4GB Shared Dual Channel DDR3 at 1066MHz
  • 250GB 7200RPM Hard Drive
  • Slot load CD/DVD Writer (DVD+/-RW)
  • 17.3-inch HD+ (1600x900) WLED display with built-in 2.0MP webcam
  • JBL-branded 2.1 audio solution with subwoofer
  • Full-size keyboard with separate keypad
  • 9-cell Battery
  • Black Chainlink exterior color

While the Studio 17 is primarily a desktop replacement than can be moved from room to room, there are those who need a laptop that balances performance with portability, and so the Studio 15 will also include a Core i7 option, with a starting price of $999 and includes:

  • Intel Core i7 720QM 1.6GHz (1333 FSB/6MB L3 Cache)
  • Genuine Windows Vista Home Premium (64-bit) – eligible for Windows 7 upgrade
  • 512MB ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4570
  • 4GB Shared Dual Channel DDR2 at 800MHz
  • 250GB 7200RPM Hard Drive
  • Slot load CD/DVD Writer (DVD+/-RW)
  • 15.6-inch HD (1366x768) WLED display with built-in 2.0MP webcam
  • 6-cell Battery
  • Black Chainlink exterior color

Finally, we are also offering a Core i7 option on the award-winning Studio XPS 16, with a starting price of $1,249 including:

  • Intel Core i7 720QM 1.6GHz (1333 FSB/6MB L3 Cache)
  • Genuine Windows Vista Home Premium (64-bit) – eligible for Windows 7 upgrade
  • 1GB ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4670
  • 4GB Shared Dual Channel DDR3 at 1067MHz
  • 250GB 7200RPM Hard Drive
  • Slot load CD/DVD Writer (DVD+/-RW)
  • 15.6-inch HD+ (1600x900) edge-to-edge WLED display
  • Built-in 2.0MP webcam and facial recognition security software
  • 7W audio solution with subwoofer
  • Full-size backlit keyboard
  • 9-cell Battery
  • Obsidian Black high gloss finish exterior

 

Via:  Dell
Comments
3vi1 5 years ago

1) Smallville prominently places Alienware computers in their episodes.

2) Alienware releases laptops with Clarksfield processors.

3) Clark is an alien from krypton that landed in a field in Smallville.

4) If Chewbacca is a wookie who lives on the planet Endor, you must acquit!

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