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  • Cyberpower PC Fangbook X7-200 Gaming Notebook Review



    As hardware enthusiasts we often strive to have the most powerful machine and that quest often leads us to building a full tower system with the latest hardware available.  The question is what if you could build a similar system that takes up less space, is portable and also easy to use?

    In this review we will be looking at just such a system, the Cyberpower PC Fangbook gaming notebook.  In recent years many gamers would look past gaming notebooks for a variety of reasons.  The most common of these would be luster hardware options and let's face it; large desktop replacement notebooks are neither small nor portable.

    The PC Experts at Cyperpower PC have come up with a solution that might end up setting the standard for all gaming notebooks the Fangbook X7-200.  The X7-200 is a mid-range system  that comes with a Core i7 3630QM Ivy Bridge based mobile processor paired with a powerful nVidia GTX 675MX graphics card.  Both of these options are upgradeable in steps up to a Core i7 3940XM Extreme Edition processor running at almost 4Ghz and nVidia GTX 680M mobile GPU.
    Model: FANG GT675MX
    Screen: 17.3" 1080p display
    Processor: Core i7 3630QM Ivy Bridge
    Memory: 16Gig 1600Mhz DDR3
    Video: GTX 675MX 4GB DDR5
    Motherboard: Intel HM77
    Drives:  64GB SATA III SSD / 750GB 7200RPM SATA III
    Optical: 8x DVD R/RW Super Multi
    Audio: Built in 3D Premium Surround Sound with Subwoofer
    Network: Killer Networks Wireless-N and Killer E2200 Gigabit Ethernet
    Bluetooth: Built in
    USB: 3x USB 3.0 / 2x USB 2.0
    Battery: 9-cell Lithium-Ion
    Power Adaptor: 180W full range 19.5v 9.5A
    Webcam: Built in 720p
    Weight: 7.90 lbs
    Size: 16.85" x 11.34" x 2.17"
    OS: Windows 8 64-bit
    Warranty: Standard 1 Year Limited and Life-Time Technical Support

    As with any system there are hundreds of things to consider from your processor choices down to what accessories you want to get.  Because of this we won't criticize too much on the overall configuration of the review model but will mention the total system is just a starting point.  When you visit Cyberpower PC one of the first things you will see after selecting the base model is the system configurator.  From here you are allowed to change almost everything about the build from the processor type and video card.  You can even choose to upgrade to an mSATA RAID 0 configuration for increased speed and faster load times.