System76 Releases New 15.6″ Gazelle Professional Ubuntu Laptop

  • Computer manufacturer System76 just released an updated version of their Gazelle Professional Ubuntu laptop.  The Gazelle was taken off their website, but it’s back now, better than ever.

    15.6″ Gazelle Professional

    The 15.6″ Gazelle Professional starts out at $899 for the base configuration.  What’s awesome about the Gazelle is, despite having a 15.6 inch screen, it still features a FULL HD resolution display of 1920×1080.  That’s the same as my 23″ monitor.  Awesome if you ask me!  Even more awesomeness is the Gazelle is powered by the 3rd Generation Intel Core i7-3610QM processor.  That’s Intel’s new ivy bridge processor.  The default base configuration of the Gazelle Professional also features Intel HD Graphics 4000, 4GB DDR3 ram clocked at 1600MHz, and a 500 GB 7200 RPM SATA II hard drive.

    Complete specs include:

    Processor: 3rd Generation Intel Core i7 CPU’s
    Display: 15.6″ 1080p Full High Definition LED Backlit Display (1920 x 1080)
    Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 4000
    Memory: 204 pin Dual Channel DDR3 @ 1600 MHz
    Storage: 2.5″ 9mm Removable SATA II/III
    Touchpad: Multitouch with two finger scrolling
    Networking: Gigabit LAN (10/100/1000), WiFi
    Wireless: Intel Centrino 802.11 bgn
    Ports: HDMI, VGA, Ethernet, eSata, 2 x USB 3.0, 1 x USB 2.0, Headphone Jack, Microphone Jack, SD Reader
    Camera: Built-In 1.3 MP Webcam
    Security: Kensington® Lock
    Power Management: Suspend and Resume
    Battery: 6 Cell Lithium-Ion Battery Pack
    Power System: Full Range AC-in 100~240V, 50~60Hz, 90W AC Adapter, DC output 19V, 4.74A
    Dimensions: 14.72″ x 9.84″ x 0.56″~1.46″ (WxDxH))
    Weight: 5.40 lbs. (2.45 kg.)

    You can find the Gazelle Professional here.

    Of course, the prices stated above are for the base configurations.  Price will go up if you choose to up the CPU, add more ram, splurge for a SSD, etc.  The laptop ships with Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit installed by default.

    About System76

    System76 has been manufacturing laptops, desktops, and servers, with Ubuntu preinstalled, since 2005.  Their systems feature the highest quality materials and components. System76 thoroughly tests their systems to work flawlessly with Ubuntu, as well as, strives to provide leading support and superior customer service.  You can find System76 online at:

    https://www.system76.com/

    and on their social networks:

    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/system76
    Google+: https://plus.google.com/u/0/104919222657565747428/posts
    Twitter: @System76

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    May 21st, 2012 | Joe Steiger | 1 Comment |

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  • kirk

    Hi Joe,
    I understand clevo http://www.clevo.com.tw is the manufacture of system76 laptops.
    On another note It’s unfortunate they don’t offer any AMD component in their products. I refer above all  GPU and or APU from AMD.