Gaming Notebook 2011 – Battalion 101 XB100-U3 Review
The name says it all. Mobile gaming is becoming quite a trend these days as many laptop companies are developing gaming friendly laptops. The Battalion 101 XB100-U3 is meant for hardcore gaming. Let’s review this gaming notebook and checkout what it has in store for the gamers:
Video and Audio Performance
The first and foremost thing that you need to check while buying a gaming laptop is the capability of its graphics card. The card that comes with the laptop should not only be suitable for existing games but also for games that will be launched in the coming years. The Battalion laptop comes with a 2x ATI Mobility Radeon HD CrossFire Mode video card with a dedicated video memory of 1GB. The 18.4 inch full high definition widescreen LCD is perfectly designed for gaming. The 3D premium onboard soundcard of the Battalion machine is good but cannot be compared to standalone speakers.
Processor and Memory
The Battalion 101 XB100-U3 runs on Intel Core i7-740QM processor that delivers a processing speed of 1.72 GHz. You will enjoy playing your favorite games on this laptop. In order to get the best gaming performance, your laptop should run on at least 4GB of RAM and this is what the Battalion laptop brings to you. This means this laptop is on par with other gaming notebook in the market.
The Battalion 100 XB101-U3 comes with 320GB of storage. This is a bit less as compared to other brands who are selling laptops with storage capacity of 500 GB to 1TB. More space will help you install more games on your laptop. These days all games consume a huge chunk of hard disk space. So, it becomes a necessity to have a system with large storage space.
The Battalion laptop runs on Windows 7 Home Premium OS. Most gaming laptops are making use of this OS as it is great when it comes to multitasking. The laptop looks really good and sophisticated and is made up of sturdy material. It comes with four USB slots, 8x dual format DVD drive, 7-in-1 card reader, 2.0 megapixel camera.
If you do not mind spending money on a gaming notebook, then the Battalion 100 XB101-U3 is just the perfect choice for you.