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Industry Advisors Recommend Rock


rockdirect.com 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 rockdirect.com 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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