Maingear's 17-inch Nomad 17 Gaming Notebook Comes with Free Custom Paint Job

Pulkit Chandna

If your idea of mobile gaming has nothing to do with phones, tablets or handhelds, and everything to do with laptops, then the Maingear Nomad 17 is aimed right at you. Described as a “wickedly fast” gaming laptop by boutique system builder Maingear, the Nomad 17 is a 17-incher featuring the latest 3rd generation Intel Core i mobile processors.

Starting at $1,599, the Nomad 17 is said to be the “only gaming laptop in the industry to have hand-painted premium automotive paint jobs”; in all, there are six different color options to choose from. As for the innards, this 17-incher from Maingear supports up to an Intel i7-3840QM (8MB Cache, up to 3.8GHz w/ Turbo Boost 2.0). The complete specs are as follows:

  • Processor: Up to 3rd generation Intel® i7-3840QM
  • Video Card: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 675M or 680M
  • Display: 17.3" Full HD 1920 x 1080 - (1080p) (16:9 Aspect Ratio) Anti-glare LED Backlit Matte Finish
  • Memory: Up to 32GB Dual Channel DDR5 - 1600Mhz
  • Optical Drive: Up to 2X Blu-ray reader/8x Multi Combo (BD-R, DVD+-RW, CD-RW)
  • Hard Drive: Up to dual 512GB Solid State Drive or dual 750GB 7200RPM SATA 2.5
  • Network Adapter: Integrated 802.11n b/g/n wireless
  • Audio: THX TruStudio Pro Integrated High-Definition Audio HD Audio with speakers by DynAudio
  • Media Card Reader: Built in 4-in-1 Media Card Reader
  • Operating System: Genuine Windows® 7 Home, Professional or Ultimate 64-Bit
  • Battery: Removable Li-Polymer Lithium-Ion
  • I/O Ports: 1 HDMI out, 1 DVI-I out, 2 USB 2.0, 3 USB 3.0, 1 IEEE-1394 Fire Wire,
  • 1 S/PDIF out, 1 RJ-45 LAN, 1 RJ-11
  • Dimensions: (W)16.85" x (H)2.17" x (D)11.34"


"The NOMAD 17 is a thing of beauty," said Wallace Santos, CEO and founder of MAINGEAR. "With a custom automotive paint job and performance parts, this roadster of a machine is quite a work of art, technologically and aesthetically. Quite simply, it is the finest gaming laptop we have ever offered."

Image Credit:Maingear

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