First Pentium 4 notebook arrives, courtesy of DTK

DTK Computer has become the first local manufacturer to launch a Pentium 4-based notebook, with the introduction of the FortisPro 3551.

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By  Robin Duff Published  February 6, 2002

DTK Computer has become the first local manufacturer to launch a Pentium 4-based notebook, with the introduction of the FortisPro 3551. The system comes with an array of features that include the Smart Card slot, three quick launch buttons and suspend function, in addition to connectivity features such as Fast Infrared, USB, Firewire (IEEE 1394), S-Video out and S/PDIF.

“The IT industry is going through a constant process of transformation,” said Nimer Al-Attal, managing director, DTK Computer Middle East. “In keeping with our tradition, DTK Computer has launched the region’s premier Pentium 4 notebook which is a combination of innovative design and engineering technology.”

The notebook harnesses the power and performance offered by Intel Pentium 4 processor at a speed of 2.4GHz at 400MHz FSB. The QDR (Quad Data Rate) and DDR memory technology enables the notebook to speed up tasks such as running complex data sets, multimedia content creation and processor-intensive Internet-based applications.

FortisPro 3551’s runs on 512MB DDR SDRAM of system memory, 40GB of hard disk capacity, built-in LAN and a fax modem. It also comprises a choice of high-speed CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, CD-RW or Como drive. The notebook offers full system support for Windows XP environment and also supports high-end video graphics based on its 266MHz AGP 4x mode.

For an in-depth review on this product, look out for April’s Windows Middle East, which will feature a review of the 3551.

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