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rockdirect are the UK's No1 Award Winning specialist Notebook manufacturer. unveils its new high performance, feature packed Agenda Si

The feature packed Agenda Si sets new standards by delivering one of the industries most affordable, high performance notebooks to business and multimedia users everywhere. is set to launch an exciting new addition to its notebook portfolio, the Agenda Si. The Agenda Si goes beyond traditional notebooks with an array of innovative features designed to meet the needs of users seeking a variety of high-performance and multimedia computing requirements. The Agenda Si range will begin shipping in July with estimated selling prices starting at just £1,299 excluding vat.

The new Agenda Si embodies the, ease-of-use, and style of its predecessor -- The Agenda XT -- with increased power, speed and multimedia functionality. For executives who need multimedia features and large, crisp displays in a portable notebook, the Agenda Si is the ultimate business-computing tool, offering desktop performance at an attractive price.

Built for speed and endurance, the Agenda Si comes equipped with a 1GHz Pentium III processor and boasts a hearty 30Gb hard drive and massive 384Mb of SDRAM for super power and memory. The Agenda Si also features a dazzling 15-inch XGA TFT display making it ideal for business / presentation and quality graphic applications. Besides its superlative performance, the Agenda Si is an all-in-one solution that comes with a fixed floppy drive, hard drive and DVD Drive built-in for optimum multimedia functionality. The Agenda Si hosts a full range of connection ports, including 2 USB ports, 56K Fax Modem and 10/100Mbit/sec-network card. Other attributes include a digital/analogue line-out port enabling users to transfer perfect digital quality audio files from one source to another without the conversion to and from an analogue format.

To further enhance performance, the Agenda Si utilises the new high speed PC133 memory bus and is furnished with the integrated solution of SIS630 Chipset. The Agenda Si offers impressive image quality with a 15"TFT screen at XGA (1024x768) resolution and enhanced multimedia functions with its dual capacity of combining Video RAM with on-board memory (SMA - Shared Memory Architecture). This exciting new feature has user defined RAM/Video configurations allowing users to utilise up to 32Mb Video RAM enhancing the productivity of software applications installed.

The Agenda Si is equipped with five easy start buttons, providing instant one-button access to applications. Users can configure each key to automatically start up an application of their choice, saving their time and sparing no efforts to search through directories or scroll through menus. With one hot mail received button, both new and experienced users can easily open their mailboxes, get on-line, and download new messages with no fuss of manual operation of email application.

The Agenda Si has the tools a high-end business user requires in a desktop replacement with the premium functionality provided by Microsoft’s Windows 2000 operating system confirming its business orientation.

Key features of the Agenda Si include:

  • Intel Pentium III 1GHz processor
  • SIS 630s Core Logic
  • 384 SDRAM Share Memory Architecture (SMA) (expandable to 512Mb)
  • User definable 8 / 16 / 32MB Video RAM
  • 30Gb HDD (expandable to 30Gb)
  • 15” XGA TFT screen (1024 x 768)
  • Internal 3.5” 1.44Mb FDD
  • 8x DVD Drive
  • Internal 56k V.90 Modem

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]

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