Want a compact yet powerful gaming laptop? Next in the Elan series is the LD2KW, which comes with an Intel Core i7-3630QM quad-core CPU that operates at 2.4GHz and can be boosted to 3.4 GHz using Intel’s Turbo Boost technology. It has 8GB of DDR3 RAM and a 15.6-inch HD panel at 1366×768 resolution. It also comes with an Nvidia GeForce GT 640M card, which also has 2GB of DDR3 video RAM and a 1TB hard drive. It has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, two USB 3.0 ports, one USB 2.0 port, one HDMI port, one VGA port and an Ethernet port. It weighs 2.6kg, and comes with either Linux or Windows 8.
PHP 35,999 (Linux)
PHP 38,999 (Windows 8)
First Published in Gadgets Magazine, May 2013