L Computers promises 8 core laptop

By Justin Mann on December 13, 2006, 4:36 PM
Octo-core laptops? Is it time already? Apparently it is, with L Computers International laying out plans for the “Hollywood Pro X8” laptop. Not just any octo-core either, but a mobile machine equipped with two Intel Xeon 5300 series processors with a total of 8MB of L2 cache and support an absolutely behemoth 8GB of RAM. And all of this on a laptop. While it seems too good or too ridiculous to be true, that is exactly what the company is aiming for, pitching it as the ultimate mobile workstation:

The company said its new Hollywood Pro X8 laptop will feature two Intel Xeon 5300-series microprocessors with four processing cores and 8MB of level-two cache in total, up to 8GB of PC2-5300 (DDR2 667MHz) memory, up to 160GB hard disk drive, Nvidia Quadro FX 2500M 512MB graphics accelerator and a 17” liquid crystal display with 1920x1200 resolution. The company said the new notebooks will feature “a suite of available optical drives from high-speed multi-format/dual-layer DVD burner to future HD-DVD and Blu-Ray swappable devices”.
While it's hard to trust a company that went under just a few years ago and has resurfaced, with plans to do something that not even Intel has created specs for, if true it is astounding. I definitely look forward to seeing if they really intend this, and whether or not they can pull it off.




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sTharsdan said:
L computers is fake dudes. Try to buy one! No one has been able since they came around. It's been proven a year ago.
Soul Harvester said:
[b]Originally posted by sTharsdan:[/b][quote]L computers is fake dudes. Try to buy one! No one has been able since they came around. It's been proven a year ago.[/quote]Which is what makes it sketchy. It makes for a good headline, but can we trust them to actually do it? I personally feel they will probably go bankrupt again and disappear.But, we can always dream.
nathanskywalker said:
[quote]two Intel Xeon 5300-series microprocessors with four processing cores and 8MB of level-two cache in total, up to 8GB of PC2-5300 (DDR2 667MHz) memory, up to 160GB hard disk drive, Nvidia Quadro FX 2500M 512MB graphics accelerator and a 17” liquid crystal display with 1920x1200 resolution. The company said the new notebooks will feature “a suite of available optical drives from high-speed multi-format/dual-layer DVD burner to future HD-DVD and Blu-Ray swappable devices”.[/quote]I don't care if [quote] L computers is fake dudes. Try to buy one! No one has been able since they came around. It's been proven a year ago.[/quote]Is true, I don't have the money for something like that anyway, but man, let us dream ok? :P
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