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iBuypower Reveals Battalion M1771 Ultra-Thin Gaming Laptop

iBuyPower has announced a brand new ultra thin laptop called the Battalion M1771. This mobile gaming machine packs a 17.3-inch display with a 1920 x 1080 resolution, Nvidia's GeForce Graphics and Intel's Haswell Core i7 in a package that's less than an inch thick (0.85 inches or 21 mm). In fact, that's the same as MSI's recently announced GS70, which it claimed was the thinnest gaming laptop in the world. 

 

"It used to be that the biggest notebooks carried the biggest power, but that's not the case anymore," remarked Darren Su, Vice President of iBUYPOWER. "Our new Battalion demonstrates that you don't have to sacrifice on mobility if you desire incredible gaming power. For those who want the best of both worlds, this is it."

The Battalion M1771 packs a Core i7 4700HQ with 8 GB of RAM, Nvidia GeForce GTX 765 GPU, a 1 TB 7200 RPM HDD, Killer E2200 LAN and N1203 dual-band WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, HDMI, mini DisplayPort, USB 3.0, SD Memory Card reader, a 2-megapixel webcam, and a back-lit keyboard. There's also an optional external DVD burner if you're into carrying around extras. Of course, if you have a little more to spend, you can opt for a 256 GB SSD and twice the RAM.

The Battalion M1771 starts at $1429. The SSD configuration mentioned above will set you back $1769.

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  • g00fysmiley
    dual band N was so last year, why no AC band?
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  • brandonjclark
    I just CANNOT get passed their name. I HATE it.
    Reply
  • nolarrow
    I literally just received a sager from power note books with the same gpu and cpu for $1,000 after tax and shipping. Why is this $400 more? Or should I say 140% what I paid?

    Reply
  • Sangeet Khatri
    LOL! The brand name would make up a good condom brand.
    Reply
  • rostrow416
    It is the MSI , just the whitebook version they sell to SIs
    Reply
  • wemakeourfuture
    nolarrow
    I literally just received a sager from power note books with the same gpu and cpu for $1,000 after tax and shipping. Why is this $400 more? Or should I say 140% what I paid?

    What are the dimensions of yours ?
    Reply
  • wemakeourfuture
    brandonjclark
    I just CANNOT get passed their name. I HATE it.

    And here I thought Apple fanboys were bad, you hate a product just on the name and not even based on its lack of merits.
    Reply
  • srimasis
    GTX765, its weaker thn ps4. I want atleast gtx770m or gtx675mx or better
    Reply
  • Leamon
    You could do a titan system for $1800... I don't even understand the market for this. The only one to spend that amount on a computer is a hardcore gamer, and any hardcore gamer would rather put it toward a desktop.
    Reply
  • Leamon
    You could do a titan system for $1800... I don't even understand the market for this. The only one to spend that amount on a computer is a hardcore gamer, and any hardcore gamer would rather put it toward a desktop.
    Reply