If you are looking for a versatile laptop size 17 inches with a great storage capacity, a Blu-Ray, a relatively powerful graphics card and a Quad Core processor, the Packard Bell EasyNote LX86-041-JQ in Intel Calpella platform.
It embeds in fact an optical drive that can read Blu-ray media in high definition which we can fully enjoy it on an external display Full HD via HDMI.
17.3 inch slab offers indeed a classical resolution of 1600 × 900 but less than the correct HD.Its 16:9 format lends itself well to all cases video playback and processing bright colors, but highlights the topic turns to glare.
The media approach continues next processor, a Core i7-740QM which provides treatment much faster than a Dual Core CPU under software like video editing and picture editing thanks to its 4 cores. Furthermore it delivers solid overall performance coupled with 4 GB of RAM, multitasking understood.
It is also possible to play many titles satisfactorily with the dedicated graphics card Mobility Radeon HD5850, which is among the most powerful mobile GPU market. However, adjustments in the details and / or resolution of the slab may be necessary under the most demanding games in 3D resources.
More conventional is the connection with Wi-Fi n, HDMI, VGA and four USB 2.0 ports. This will regret the lack of Bluetooth, ExpressCard slot or port e-SATA and USB 3.0. In contrast, good for high-capacity battery even if embedded in the light of its size and weight this notebook is intended to use more sedentary nomad.