CompAmerica announces it's first PCI-Express based Laptop Product: the Orca 9000 PCIx

(Cranford, NJ) - November 5, 2004. CompAmerica announced it's first PCI-Express based Laptop Product, the Orca 9000 PCIx, would begin shipping on Monday, November 8. Designed for high end workstation users, cad cam and advanced applications, the new system incorporates features aimed at graphical designers, movie makers, gamers and game developers, executives with high end performance requirements.  It has performance that also should interest engineers, scientists, government and military, and those with significant multimedia and/or dvd creation requirements.

The first 17" Orca to incorporate the new Intel LGA-775 Package Pentium 4 Processor with Hyperthreading AND the new Intel PCI-Express architecture, the king-sized Orca 9000 PCIx includes DDR2 PC2-400 Memory up to 2 gigabytes, with 64Bit bus and 800MHz FSB. The new Mobil computing platform "standard" is said to have "more features per square millimeter" than it's competition.

Included a new technology PCI-Express Nvidia 6800 Go Mobil Video Adapter with 256MB of DDR2 Ram, the unit sports such features as built-in Wifi Turbo-108 MBPS 802.11G/B video, 10/100/1000 Ethernet, v.90/v.92 Fax Modem, integrated RAID 0/1, and an optional TV Tuner, Subwoofer and 8 Channel Intel Azalia Audio. The system is certified for use with Microsoft's new Media Control Edition of Windows XP as well as GNU media versions of Linux.

A full specification may be found at CompAmerica's website (http://www.compamericadirect.com) or by clicking on the following URL: http://www.compamericadirect.com/mobilstar/orca9000.htm .  An optional 2 or three year extended warranty for the system is backed by Phillips Magnavox, the first name in long term electronic service.

All of CompAmerica's products support a full range of operating systems including Microsoft Windows XP, Windows 2003 Server, Linux, Lynxos, FreeDos, Tenasys Irmx, and Beowulf.

Founded over two decades ago, CompAmerica is a leader in innovative PC, Laptop and Server designs now releasing it's third generation of 17-inch widescreen laptops well ahead of it's competitors. The company also distributes a broad spectrum of hundreds of thousands of branded parts and systems, and manufactures turnkey industrial computer systems.

CompAmerica products may be purchased through it's website, by phone, in person or over email and/or by mail order. The company accepts credit cards, e-checks, PayPal, Western Union, company, certified and personal checks and money orders. Business leasing is offered as well as personal purchase financing through the AIG Financial Group.

The company, based in New Jersey, can be reached for sales or service requests at 908-931-1200 or 888-ASK-CSS1. It's main website is http://www.compamericadirect.com.


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