If you’ve been waiting to get your 3D gaming on with a beautiful looking notebook, then you should head over to HP where the HP Envy 17 3D is now available with the latest Intel Sandy Bridge processor options as well as a new AMD GPU that powers the mobile 3D experience.
The base model has a 2nd Gen Intel Core i7-2630QM CPU clocked at 2.0GHz, 6GB DDR3 RAM and a 1GB Radeon HD 6850M GDDR5 GPU. The Envy 17 3D has a 640GB hard drive, backlit keyboard, Bluetooth and a built in Blu-Ray player.The HP Envy 17 3D ships with a 1920×1080 Full HD 3D Display which is used with active 3D glasses. The notebook includes one pair of active 3D shutter glasses .
We were able to see the Envy 17 3D back at CES 2011 and were quite impressed with the 3D display during our hands on demo. The Envy 17 has the same design as the rest of the Envy line, and offers a stylish and sturdy gaming solution. The 3D display can be used to play 3D games and watch 3D movies as well as display 2D content when you don’t want to wear the glasses.
The HP Envy 17 3D can be purchased from HP.com starting at $1,599
Envy 17 3D Specifications:
|Processor||2nd generation Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2630QM (2.0 GHz, 6MB L3 Cache) with Turbo Boost up to 2.9 GHz|
|Graphics card||1GB Radeon(TM) HD 6850M GDDR5 Graphics [HDMI]|
|Memory||6GB DDR3 System Memory (2 Dimm)|
|Hard drive||640GB 7200RPM Hard Drive with HP ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection|
|Primary battery||6-Cell Lithium-Ion Battery (standard) – Up to 2.25 hours of battery life +++|
|Display||17.3″ diagonal Full HD HP 3D Ultra BrightView Infinity LED Display (1920×1080)|
|Primary optical drive||Blu-ray player & SuperMulti DVD burner|
|Personalization||HP TrueVision HD Webcam|
|Networking||Intel 802.11a/b/g/n WLAN and Bluetooth(R)|
|Included Software Bundle||Adobe(R) Photoshop(R) Elements 9 & Adobe Premiere(R) Elements 9|
|Included Accessories||HP 3D Active Shutter Glasses|