Notebook PCs with Advanced Intel Centrino Duo Mobile Technology

Ushering in the next generation in mobile computing, Gateway refreshed its notebook line with new models featuring the new Intel Centrino Duo mobile technology platform, giving customers the very latest in mobile performance. In addition to the performance enhancements, the new systems feature thin and lightweight designs, long battery life and advanced data, theft and Internet security.

The new Intel Centrino Duo mobile technology platform includes the Intel Core Duo processor, which features two execution cores that allow the platform to do more in less time, seamlessly executing multiple computing tasks for a superior computing experience. In addition, Intel's advanced mobile technology platform improves overall system bandwidth and performance. And with support for both integrated and discrete graphics, the notebook PCs deliver richer visual color and picture clarity.

Gateway's new notebooks include a wide range of features that will appeal to professional customers, small businesses and consumers. All models are configured to order, giving customers the ability to "design" a system specifically to their needs. Highlights include:
* Next-generation Intel Centrino Duo mobile technology
* Full breadth of battery options (removable, lithium ion in standard, extended and high capacity options)
* Thin and lightweight designs
* A variety of brilliant widescreen displays
* Latest advances in technology, including SATA hard drives, integrated Bluetooth and NVIDIA graphics

Weighing just 7.7 pounds and boasting a 17-inch widescreen display, Gateway's mobile workstation is one of the thinnest and lightest dual core 17-inch form factors available. Combined with a choice of powerful graphics solutions, the system offers professionals unparalleled presentation and multimedia capabilities, while giving consumers a great solution for photo and video editing and gaming.

Customers can choose from either NVIDIA GeForce Go 7600 or 7800 Series graphics controllers, the most advanced mobile GPUs in the industry. The NVIDIA GeForce Go Series controllers deliver a groundbreaking suite of innovations to the notebook platform, including exclusive support for Microsoft Direct X 9.0 and Shader Model 3.0 for unparalleled 3D and 2D visual effects. Other unique features include a home-theater style video experience powered by NVIDIA's PureVideo technology, long battery life with NVIDIA's PowerMizer 5.0 technology, and the industry's most advanced graphics architecture for incredible performance.

Gateway's new notebooks are TPM 1.2 hardware ready, providing compatibility for encryption and comprehensive password management. The systems also utilize firmware embedded security that includes LoJack-like notebook recovery with Absolute Software's ComputraceComplete. Small businesses can opt for a downloadable version of the Gateway Mobile Theft Protection Solution. Professional systems also come with a 90-day trial offer of Symantec Client Security 3.0.

Consumer notebook models also include Gateway Mobile Theft Protection Solution utilizing Absolute Software's LoJack for Laptops recovery program. They can also receive a pro-active upgrade tool called Gateway BigFix at no charge. BigFix identifies and sends messages offering updates and general PC maintenance, further keeping the PC up-to-date and free from Internet or cyber-based attacks.

The new notebook PCs are supported by the company's standard limited warranty options. Additional service and support options are available. Gateway's commitment to quality and reliability is evident in its award-winning line of PCs as well as in its exceptional service and support programs. The company's extensive online support center helps customers maximize their PC investment; it gives them easy access to customer support representatives and information on important issues such as warranties, technical issues and upgrading.

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