news : Industry Advisors Recommend Rock.

rockdirect are the UK's No1 Award Winning specialist Notebook manufacturer.



Industry Advisors Recommend Rock.
11.05.01 continues to be at the forefront of the research, design and development of leading edge notebook technology.

The latest models released; The Sigma Si, Agenda XT and Pegasus XS are brand names, now synonymous within the IT industry as products that offer performance, style and affordability. We are delighted to announce that we have won yet more prestigious awards to add to our long list of accolades. This month sees Rock achieving another five independent industry awards from leading PC Magazines, re-confirming the confidence in the Rock brand.

Look out for July issues of leading IT publications where we expect to be featured even more prominently and in particular; we predict further award wins on our latest launch, the Sigma Si.

Best Buy Award

The Rock Pegasus XS PIII-700 won the Best Buy Award in the new sub notebook chart in PC Advisor magazine, for its excellent performance and price.

"The price tag of just £1,299 is sensational, particularly as this is the lightest and most compact sub notebook we have seen so far". Robin Morris,PC Advisor, June 2001.

Visit the reviews section for full review.

Gold Award

What Laptop found recommending the new Sigma Si and easy task.

“A well specified, fast and extremely user friendly machine ...........therefore, we find recommending the Sigma an easy task". Ian Delaney, What Laptop, June 2001.

Visit the reviews section for full review.

Recommended Award

The Rock Sigma Si is the first notebook to break the 1,000MHz barrier in PC Advisor’s budget notebook chart, June issue and gains itself the Recommended award for offering the most power for the price.

"If you want the most power for the price, this is the machine for you". Ursula Tolaini, PC Advisor, June 2001.

Visit the reviews section for full review.

Hit Award

Computer Shopper magazine gives the Sigma Si the “thumbs up”.

“Top performance and impressive connectivity.............ideal if you're looking for a desktop replacement". Nick Mounfield, Computer Shopper, June 2001.

Visit the reviews section for full review.

Gold Award

The Rock Sigma Si won the Gold Award in PC Home magazine for its looks, performance and super-high specification.

"An overall good quality notebook with a 14" screen, it's a real 'value for money' high-power notebook". Will Stapley, PC Home Magazine, June 2001.

Visit the reviews section for full review.

Editors note:, a division of Rock Group Plc, is one of the UK’s leading notebook specialist manufacturers now in its 10th year of trading.
For further information, please contact Sarah Chard (PR and Marketing Manager) at on 08702 203 608, fax 08709 90 90 91 or email [email protected]

Return to news index >>

News articles

22.11.01 expands to new 21,000 sqft premises
12.10.01 Award Winning Technology from Rock.
03.09.01 rockdirect become SCHOOL AGREEMENT partner.
27.07.01 Rock unveils new Sigma Si with internal DVD/CD-RW Combo Drive.
03.07.01 unveils its new high performance, feature packed Agenda Si
01.06.01 Rock reduces prices on its award winning Sigma Si Series.
11.05.01 Industry Advisors Recommend Rock.
12.04.01 Rock launches Sigma Si with internal CD-RW drive.
29.03.01 Rock unveils its fastest notebook ever - The Sigma Si
01.03.01 Price reductions on Agenda XT range
08.01.01 What an amazing year! Rock into 2001

Return to news index >>