Maingear Pulse 17 Gaming Laptop

Maingear Pulse 17 Gaming Laptop


  • 17.3-inch (439.42-millimeter) Full HD touchscreen
  • Intel Core i7-4700HQ
  • 16GB memory/256GB SSD + 1TB HDD
  • 6 hours battery life
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  • 17.3-inch (439.42-millimeter) Full HD touchscreen
  • Intel Core i7-4700HQ
  • 16GB memory/256GB SSD + 1TB HDD
  • 6 hours battery life




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One power-sipping overachiever

Featuring the Intel Core i7 quad-core, hyperthreaded beast of a processor and amazing 28nm NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M graphics with GDDR5 memory, the Pulse 17 is not only thin and light, but one impressive powerhouse.

Rocking a 17.3-inch (439.42-millimeter) Full HD 1080p display, movies and games come to life with truly amazing clarity and stunning detail. Crammed full of high-end specs and weighing in at a mere six pounds, the Pulse 17 is ready to power through all your demanding tasks no matter where you are.

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Packed with details

Stand out features include a lit fully customizable keyboard, a Killer E2200 network jack, dual, independent fans for ultimate cooling.

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Soundblaster Cinema

Booming HD speakers work real hard to bring the same great audio experience found in live performances, films, and recording studios, right to wherever you are.

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Powered for performance

A fourth-generation Intel Core i7 processor delivers faster system performance, uses less power, and enables sharper graphics.

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Personalized paint job

Cover your Pulse 17 with the paint job of a lifetime. All paint is applied in house using only the finest Glasurit paints and premium hardware.

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Blazing-fast storage

With 256GB SSD and a spare 1TB mechanical drive for data and backup, the Pulse 17 has plenty of room for all your games, photos, and more.

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Bring Windows 8.1 to life

Windows 8.1 gives you the power to quickly browse, watch movies, play games, polish your resume, and pull together a killer presentation—all on a single PC.

The Microsoft difference

Microsoft Signature

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A great way to get the most out of Windows 8.1.

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    No Junkware or 3rd party trialware

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    The best computer meticulously configured

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    World-class security software

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Powered by Windows 8.1

With the new Windows 8.1, you can watch movies or play games with Xbox, Skype with friends, get work done with Office, access files anywhere with OneDrive, or find your next favorite app in the Windows Store. And you can get to it all from the new Start screen, even your familiar desktop.

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Support from Answer Desk

Enjoy worry-free technical support and protection. Our friendly Answer Techs can answer your questions, resolve your problems, and help safeguard your new device.

Microsoft Complete

Microsoft Complete

We've got your back.

Get extended warranty and accident protection for your device—plus unlimited software support and training from Answer Desk—for two full years. Add Complete within 45 days of your purchase to get it all, not to mention valuable extras like PC Tune-Up, Virus Removal and Protection, and personal in-store training at no extra cost.

Extended warranty and accidental damage coverage

Complete covers your device from hardware defects or malfunctions for two full years—even if it’s not a Microsoft product. Accidents happen, and that’s okay. With Complete, you get two years of accidental damage protection—even from drops and spills.

Microsoft expertise

No one knows the software on your device better than Microsoft. Enjoy personalized Answer Desk support sessions with a Microsoft expert, specifically tailored to your needs. There’s no need to leave the comfort of your own home or office to get your questions answered. Complete puts you in touch with Answer Desk experts right where you are.

Personal training and data recovery

Need to learn the basics of PowerPoint? Or how to sync multiple devices using Windows 8.1? No problem. Complete includes as many in-store personal Answer Desk training sessions as you want. Complete includes other valuable Answer Desk services to keep your device running at its best. It comes with Advanced PC Tune-Up and Virus Removal and Protection. You can also take advantage of in-store technical services, including in-store data recovery.

Tech specs


17.3 in (439.42 mm) Full HD LED (1920 x 1080)


Intel Core i7-4700HQ 2.40 GHz with Turbo Boost Technology up to 3.40 GHz


16GB DDR3 1600 MHz

Hard drive size


Operating system

Windows 8.1, 64-bit


6-cell lithium-ion (6 hours)*


16.47 x 11.29 x 0.85 in (418.33 x 286.76 x 21.59 mm)


6.00 lbs (2.72 kg)

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