Asustek Entertainment Laptop ASUS W90Vp-X

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Asustek’s new entertainment laptop PC – the 18.4-inch ASUS W90 – is now available in the United States.

The first offered model is the ASUS W90Vp-X1. Along with the 1920 x 1200 widescreen display, the desktop replacement notebook features the Intel Core 2 Duo T9600 processor at 2.80GHz, the high-end ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4870 X2 1GB dual video card for gaming, three SO-DIMM slots populated with 6GB of DDR2 memory, a 320GB 7,200rpm hard drive, and a DVD burner. The W90 is based on the Intel X38 chipset, designed for use in desktop PCs.

The system also includes built-in 5.1 channel Altec Lancing speakers, Dolby Home Theater technology, a 2MP web camera, 802.11/b/g/n Wireless LAN, Gigabit Ethernet, Bluetooth, and a 56k modem, as well as HDMI and VGA outputs, four USB ports, an ExpressCard slot, eSATA and Firewire ports, and an 8-in-1 media card reader.

The W90Vp-X1, which comes with a 12-cell battery, weighs around 11.5 pounds.

It runs Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit OS and costs $2,199.99 at NewEgg.

Asustek earlier said the W90 is equipped with the Turbo Gear function, which allows users to overclock the machine by “up to 25%”. The computer maker also plans to launch W90 models with a 17-inch display.

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Entertainment Notebook: MSI GX403

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MSI has uveiled the GX403 14.1-inch gaming laptop, based on Intel’s Centrino 2 processor technology and NVIDIA GeForce graphics.

Along with an Intel Core 2 Duo processor and the Geforce GT 130M 256MB dedicated video card, the MSI GX403 includes up to 4GB of DDR2 memory, up to 500GB of hard drive space, and a DVD burner or a Blu-ray optical drive.

The 14.1″ display has a resolution of 1280×800 pixels.

MSI’s GX403 also features stereo speakers, a 1.3MP web camera, 802.11b/g/n WiFi, Gigabit Ethernet LAN, and optional Bluetooth, as well as HDMI and VGA outputs, two USB ports, an eSATA/USB combo port, an ExpressCard slot, and a 4-in-1 media card reader.

The gaming laptop weighs around 4.8 with a 6-cell battery and has the Color Film Print finish “giving it more texture and brightness”.

MSI has included its exclusive Turbo Drive Engine technology for notebook overclocking in AC power mode. There’s also ECO Engine for better energy efficiency.

The GX403 runs Windows Vista Home Premium OS.

We have no info on pricing and availability.

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Entertainment Notebook: HP Pavilion dv3t

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HP Pavilion dv3t

HP Pavilion dv3t

Hewlett-Packard has launched the HP Pavilion dv3t, their new 13.3-inch entertainment notebook.

Unlike the AMD-powered dv3z, the Pavilion dv3t is based on Intel’s technology and features the Intel Core 2 Duo processor, Intel GMA 4500MHD integrated graphics or the NVIDIA GeForce G 105M 512MB dedicated GPU, as well as up to 8G of DDR2 memory, up to 500GB of hard drive space, and a DVD burner or Blu-ray Combo optical drive.

The display has a resolution of 1280×800 pixels and uses LED backlight.

The dv3t also includes a built-in web camera, Altec Lansing stereo speakers, HDMI and VGA outputs, optional fingerprint reader, Wireless-G or -N connectivity, optional Bluetooth, optional mobile broadband module for AT&T or Verizon network, an Ethernet LAN port, three USB ports (3rd shared with eSATA port), an ExpressCard slot, and a 5-in-1 media card reader.

HP’s new laptop weighs around 4.93 pounds with a 6-cell battery and optionally features a backlight keyboard.

Color choices are Espresso Black and Moonlight White.

The HP Pavilion dv3t runs Windows Vista OS and has a base price of 798.99 at the Hewlett-Packard online store.

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