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rockdirect Pegasus 650, the upgradeable portable gaming notebook

Gaming graphics with up to 3 hours battery life

UK, 16th August 2005; rockdirect's latest offering is the portable 15.4" Pegasus 650, incorporating automatic processor overclocking and ATI Mobility Radeon X700 graphics. The Intel® CentrinoTM notebook has 802.11a/b/g WiFi as standard and weighs 3.1kg, offering the ultimate balance between power and portability.

While gaming, the ATI Mobility Radeon X700 graphics on PCI-Express bus will make light work of even the latest gaming titles. Preparing a presentation or just writing emails? Turn off the X700 graphics using the built in switch and boot up with Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 900 enabled for over 3 hours of battery life and the graphical power you need for desktop tasks and DVD movies. Instant-on technology allows you to watch DVDs and play other media without loading Windows.

Pegasus 650 is a notebook designed with the future in mind. The graphics module is fitted on an MXM daughterboard meaning that when upgrades become available, the notebook can be returned to rockdirect and brought up to the latest specification.

Pegasus 650 comes in a range of colours; customers can choose one of the stunning automotive finishes at no extra cost from Bad Boy Black, Diablo Red, Chameleon, Estorial Blue or Standard Silver.

The Pegasus 650 is a serious notebook that contains the latest technology and has the core basics that you need in any notebook: an 80GB hard drive, 8x Dual Layer DVD writer, 3 USB ports and 3 years parts and labour collect and return insurance backed.

Prices for the Pegasus 650 start from £999 ex VAT for the 1.86GHz Pentium M 750 model. For more information please visit www.rockdirect.com.

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Notes to Editors:

- Upgradeable graphics based on MXM standard

- Up to 3 hours battery life measured using MobileMark 2002

- Powerful performance on the move

Pegasus 650 Specification:

Up to Intel Pentium M 770 2.13GHz Processor

ATI Mobility Radeon X700 128MB Graphics

15.4" WSXGA+ (1680 by 1050) TFT Screen

8x Dual Layer Multi Format DVD Writer

Up to 2GB DDR2 Memory

Up to 120GB Hard Drive

Intel Pro 802.11a/b/g Wireless

354(W) x 250(D) x 28(H)mm & 3.1kg

About rockdirect.

rockdirect manufacturing facility in Warwick have maintained the highest standards of notebook services for over 13 years and continue to lead the mobile computing world with the most innovative notebook technology available on the market for; Consumers, Businesses and Education Establishments.

Year-after-year rockdirect have continued to deliver excellence in the quality and performance of its notebooks.

In addition to continued technological innovation in the portable computing market, rockdirect is the only notebook manufacturer to supply a 3 year (insurance backed) collect and return warranty on it's entire notebook range as standard ensuring it offers the most comprehensive after sales service.

Contact details:

PR

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Dennora Langley Wright

rockdirect PR Account Manager

(t)+44 (0)20 7420 5060

(m)+44 (0)7976 279 190

(e) dennora@more2.com

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