OCZ Technology today unveiled their Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Gaming Notebook Program, allowing users to partake in configuring and building their own gaming-grade mobile solution.
The OCZ DIY program enables users to purchase an unconfigured notebook and customize the system to their needs with the help of guides and direct support.
Thanks to competitive performance and enhanced portability of today?s notebooks, opting for a notebook as a serious gaming option has become increasingly the norm; the focus is also shifting in the DIY sector. OCZ has validated a complete range of components to ensure component compatibility and quick and easy configuration the notebook, allowing consumers to configure the DIY gaming notebook in a shorter period of time than it actually takes to construct a regular desktop. Catering to these new demands of enthusiasts and gamers who have found benefits and enjoyment in building personal desktops, the OCZ DIY program is setting out to provide them the advantages of building their own gaming notebooks.
"For years consumers have wanted to build their own mobile computing platforms, but the product offerings and market simply did not serve them as they did in the desktop do it yourself segment," said Eugene Chang, Product Manager for OCZ System Solutions. "With the OCZ Do-It-Yourself Notebook initiative, OCZ empowers with the resources like validated component guides, documentation, tech support, and a warranty to allow consumers to configure and build a true gaming notebook with the exact specification that matches their unique requirements."
OCZ intends to offer a DIY product allowing the individual to garner similar benefits of building a desktop PC.
Users are able to select Operating System, CPU, memory, and HDD/SSD of choice. They can save money by purchasing components individually through sales, bundles, rebates, auctions, trades, etc. Additionally there is no mark-up for labor costs of assembling the notebook. And of course,
user will be able to see the notebook from beginning to end and enjoys building their own notebook while savvy consumers can go one step beyond and personalize the outlook of the unit.
OCZ?s first DIY notebook solution delivers a balance of gaming performance and portability. Featuring an Intel Core 2 Duo platform, the OCZ DIY notebook can accommodate the latest CPU technology including the all-new 45nm processors. In conjunction with this mobile processing power, the 15.4-inch DIY notebooks come equipped with NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT graphics.
OCZ?s visionary DIY initiative was inspired by enthusiasts, but created for everyone. For support, OCZ?s program makes it easy to build your own notebook by detailing validated components, the assembling process, and offering direct online and toll-free support from beginning to end. The current solution will be just one of many upcoming high performance notebooks which will be released later this year.
For more information on the OCZ DIY Notebook, visit the product page here