Blending premium performance with trendsetting style, the Gateway NV79C54u 17.3-inch laptop offers smart, turbo-charged Intel Core i3 dual-core processing, impressive graphics, Windows 7 Home Premium, the new Microsoft Office Starter 2010, and on-the-go connectivity so you can multitask with ease, keep up with your social networks and enjoy all your digital media from the comfort of your PC.
This NV series laptop comes in Satin Black and features an artistic wave pattern for added style and an enhanced matte casing that reduces fingerprint marks for a cleaner look--providing for a notebook that looks good for its entire lifespan. Plus, it features a unique technique of molding together the decorative silk screen and plastic on the lid and palm rest to deliver a richer color and design clarity.
Burn through the hottest new digital media, content creation and advanced 3D gaming with the breakthrough performance of the Intel Core i3 processor--with 4-way multitasking processor power to work on four tasks simultaneously.
Ease your mind and back up your data with the Gateway MyBackup Function Key--a seamless way to setup and perform backups--and use the multi-gesture touchpad to pinch, flick and swirl your fingers for an intuitive navigation of web pages, photos, spreadsheets and more. Engage in face-to face communication and snap photos to share anywhere with the 1.3-megapixel webcam with integrated digital microphone, and quickly connect to your favorite social network sites with the press of a single key.
Other features include Wireless-N networking for faster speed and broader range, and an HDMI port for delivering high-quality visuals and high-fidelity audio to a home theater or external LCD through a single cable connection.
It's pre-installed with the Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium operating system (64-bit version). You'll also experience new ways to deliver your best work with Office Starter 2010.
Enjoy a true cinematic experience with the 17.3-inch HD LED-backlit display (see larger image
The multi-gesture touchpad provides intuitive navigation of web pages, photos and more (see larger image
- 17.3-inch LED-backlit widescreen display with 1600 x 900-pixel resolution and 16:9 aspect ratio. The LED backlight technology is 33 percent more energy efficient than standard CCFL LCD screens.
- 2.53 GHz Intel Core i3-380M dual-core processor for a fast, responsive PC experience (3 MB L3 cache). Intel's Hyper-Threading Technology enables each core of your processor to work on two tasks at the same time, delivering the performance you need for smart multitasking.
- 640 GB SATA hard drive (5400 RPM)
- 4 GB of installed DDR3 RAM (1066 MHz)
- Intel HD Graphics (with 128 MB of dedicated system memory) deliver turbo-charged performance and fast throughput and provides support for Microsoft DirectX 10 games.
- 8x SuperMulti DVD±R/RW drive can also write to CD, DVD-RAM, and dual-layer (DL) DVD±R discs--which can hold up to 8.5 GB of data.
- Multi-gesture touchpad enables you to pinch, flick and swirl your fingers for an intuitive navigation of web pages, photos and more.
- Dedicated Gateway social networks key makes connecting to your favorite social networking sites a snap by instantly launching Facebook, YouTube and Flickr with a single log-in to all three sites.
- Gateway MyBackup makes it easy to back up your data without a hassle. Duplicate files to another location quickly and easily with a single press of the Gateway MyBackup Key.
- Dedicated numeric keypad helps you to quickly key-in numbers and streamline productivity.
- Built-in stereo speakers with high-definition audio support.
- 1.3-megapixel webcam integrated into the display bezel for easy video chats and conferencing (1280 x 1024 resolution)
- Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) makes it easy to create a home network and share all of your favorite photos, videos, and music. And you can watch shows for free when and where you want with Internet TV on Windows Media Center. Get the best entertainment experience with Windows 7 Home Premium. (Learn more)
- Preloaded with the Microsoft Office Starter 2010 2010 free software offering with selected functionality of Word and Excel for your text and spreadsheet tasks. Plus, if you decide you want the full suite, just purchase a product key to activate an ad-free version that also includes the latest Outlook, PowerPoint, and Publisher programs.
- Up to 3.6 hours of battery life from 6-cell battery (4400 mAh)
- Dimensions: 16.3 x 10.8 x 1.35 inches (WxDxH)
- Weight: 7.27 pounds
- Warranty: One-year parts and labor limited warranty
Ports and Connectivity
- 3 USB 2.0 ports
- HDMI high-definition audio/video output allows a single cable to transmit uncompressed high-definition video to your digital TV or LCD.
- VGA video output
- Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000)
- 2-in-1 Media Card Reader compatible with Secure Digital (SD) and MultiMediaCard (MMC)
What's in the Box
This package contains the Gateway NV79C54u notebook PC, rechargeable lithium-ion battery, AC adapter, and operating instructions
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Pre-installed with the Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium operating system (64-bit version), you'll be able to easily create a home network and share all of your favorite photos, videos, and music. Windows 7 is the easiest, fastest, and most engaging version of Windows yet. Better ways to find and manage files, like Jump Lists and improved taskbar previews, help you speed through everyday tasks. Windows 7 is designed for faster and more reliable performance, so your PC just works the way you want it to.
And with Windows Anytime Upgrade, you'll be able to add new features to your PC in as little as 10 minutes. Windows will walk you through the simple upgrade process, it requires no software or downloads, and you'll keep your existing programs, files, and settings