Fletcher, OH – August 29th – Systemax Manufacturing Inc., announces the availability of the 14.1” Assault ruggedized notebook. This durable notebook comes standard with a magnesium alloy case, anti-shock design, and a spill resistant keyboard and touch pad. The ruggedized exterior protects an Intel Core Duo™ Processor, up to 4.0 GB of RAM, an Intel Graphics Media Accelerator with DirectX 9 Graphics, a 14 inch XGA Active Matrix Display, up to 160 GB SATA 5,400 RPM Hard Drive, 2 built in stereo speakers, 3 USB ports, and either Microsoft Windows XP or Windows Vista. This ruggedized notebook will allow users to take their notebook almost anywhere without fear of damaging it. The magnesium alloy case and anti-shock design make the Assault perfect for occupations that require employees to work outside or in high traffic areas. The notebook’s spill resistant keyboard makes it a good fit for families with small children or college students working in a cramped dorm room. “Spills and drops are going to happen, and are even likely in certain environments,” says Scott Strunk, Director of Marketing for Systemax Manufacturing. “But we believe that these natural occurrences should not significantly impact our customers’ mobile computing needs.” Systemax Assault Notebook Key Features: Durability Magnesium alloy case, Anti-shock design, Spill resistant keyboard, touchpad and buttons Processor Up to a 2.33GHz Intel Core2 Duo Processor Operating System Microsoft Windows XP or Vista Chipset Intel 945GM, ICH7-M Display 14.1 inch XGA 1024X768 Widescreen Active Matrix Display Graphics Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950 with DirectX 9 graphics Memory Up to 4.0GB of RAM using two 2.0GB modules Hard Drive Up to 160GB SATA 5,400 RPM For more information about Systemax PC, visit www.systemaxpc.com.