Maingear has notified us about the launch of two new gaming notebooks: the Alt-15 and Alt-17. Neither appear to be available on the The expected assortment of connectivity is present, including HDMi and VGA outputs, three USB 2.0 ports, one USB 3.0 and eSATA port, S/PDIF-out, and wired and wireless LAN. Other niceties include a USB TV-tuner with remote and an integrated 2.0-megapixel camera. Pricing starts at $1,049 for the Alt-15, while the Alt-17 is $50 more at $1,099.