Looking for a Windows 8 ultra book that you can take with you on the go? The Gigabyte U2442F is one of them. It only weighs 1.59kg and it comes with a third generation Intel Core i7 processor, a Nvidia GeForce GT 650M graphics card, 8GB of RAM, THX TruStudio Pro audio technology and has a 14-inch display with a resolution of 1600×900 pixels. Despite its sleek size, it also has a 256GB mobile SSD and a 750GB/1TB HDD for all of your storage needs. It has a dual air vent design, one for the CPU and one for the graphics card, to dissipate the heat well and keep noise to a minimum. It also has two USB 3.0 ports, two USB 2.0 ports, an HDMI port, a 3.5mm jack, and an SD card reader. It has a 1.3-megapixel webcam, and if you’re working in the dark, the keyboard lights up so you won’t miss a single keystroke.
First Published in Gadgets Magazine, April 2013