Acer has introduced the TravelMate 8000 notebook which sports the Intel Centrino mobile technology platform with a Pentium M 1.8GHz processor, 2MB level 2 cache and 400MHz front side bus. The TravelMate 8000 also features ATI mobility Radeon graphics with up to 128MB of DDR VRAM and a colour TFT SXGA+ 15-inch LCD with 16.7 million colours at a resolution of 1400 x 1050. Acer claims the 8000 model performs 15 per cent faster than the previous performance model and also features a hot swappable DVD multi-drive (DVD +/-RW & DVD-RAM), a multi-memory reader and a built-in smart card for security. The model can be configured online with Acer’s BuildYourOwn system. Available now from Ingram Micro, Bluechip InfoTech, HiTech Distribution, CompuWholesale and IT Wholesale.
RRP: From $3999