Acer uses a carbon-fiber casing on its new Ferrari 4000 to involve the AMD64 bit technology built into its new notebook.
"After almost two years of partnership, and successful and innovative notebooks such as the Ferrari 3200 and 3400," says Gianfranco Lanci, President of Acer Inc, "Acer has designed a truly exclusive notebook that expresses our firm intention to stay at the forefront of innovation, an ambition that has always characterized both the worlds of Formula One and information technology."
The Ferrari 4000 is based on the AMD Turion 64 Mobile Technology. The AMD PowerNow! technology extends system battery life while HyperTransport technology improves overall performance.
Features include a 15.4" TFT wide display supported by an ATI Mobility RADEON X700 graphics chipset with 128MB DDR memory on PCI Express architecture, 1GB DDR memory and 100GB HDD, as well as a DVD-Super Multi double-layer drive unit and a 5-in-1 card-reader, all managed by the powerful AMD processor.
The new Ferrari 4000 comes with Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11b/g), integrated Bluetooth, Gigabit Ethernet, a 56Kbps V. 92 fax/modem.
The new model is equipped with a DVD reader/burner, 4 USB 2.0 ports, and S-Video out port, FireWire IEEE 1394 interface and a 5-in-1 memory card reader.
Acer is selling this model throughout North America with prices starting at US$1999.