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.)
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.
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:
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