Samsung will release the latest 14.1-inch laptop for the U.S. market. The first one is the X460-44G model that features the Intel Core 2 Duo P7350 CPU at 2GHz and a 250GB hard drive. Meanwhile the other is the X460-44P that boasts the 2.26GHz Core 2 Duo P8400 processor with a 320GB HDD. Both models also feature the NVIDIA GeForce 9200M GS 256MB dedicated graphics, 3GB of DDR3 memory, and a DVD burner. The LED-backlit display has a resolution of 1280×800 pixels. Other features include a built-in 1.3MP webcam, 802.11a/b/g/n wireless, Gigabit Ethernet LAN, Bluetooth, a 56k modem, HDMI and VGA outputs, three USB ports, an ExpressCard slot, and 7-in-1 media card reader. The Samsung X460-44G and X460-44P are priced at $1,499.99 and $1,699.99, respectively. 
Pioneer Computers Australia has added another powerful 17.3-inch laptop to its product page. Called the DreamBook Power W17R, this new desktop replacement sports a 17.3-inch 1920 x 1080 Full HD display, a 2.7GHz Intel Core i7-3820QM processor, a GeForce GTX 650M 1GB graphics card, up to 8GB of memory, two 2.5-inch HDDs or a hybrid (up to 1TB) hard drives and (up to 256GB) solid state drive, a 2MP webcam, a DVD drive (Blu-ray drive optional), a 9-in-1 card reader, WiFi, three USB 3.0 ports, an HDMI port and runs on Windows 7 OS. Price starts at $1,200. 
for the popular ASUS G75VW-DS72 that is similarly configured. No less as heavy as other muscled gaming laptops, this 9.9 lb G75VX-DH72-CA laptop is just 1.3-inch thick and is powered by the Intel quad core i7 3630QM CPU clocked at 2.4GHz. It is supported by a 16GB DDR3 SDRAM running at 1600MHz. Its 17.3-inch full HD (1920 x 1080) resolution LED backlit display is powered by the Class 1 NVidia GeForce GTX 670MX considered one of the fastest single chip GPU with its own 3GB GDDR5 video RAM that can fully maximizes a 64-bit Windows 8 OS pre-installed with the unit. It has a modest 500GB 7200 rpm SATA hard drive and 256GB SSD along with a Blu-ray DVD Combo optical drive.