The most powerful notebook that we’ve ever offered.

Starting at $2249
Finance for as low as $53 / month

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Introducing the NOMAD 17

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Bold New Design

Sporting a brand new metal alloy construction and beautifully clean design.

Take your gaming to the next level

The NOMAD 17 features the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M and the GTX 980M, offering up to twice the gaming performance over the previous generation, for incredible 3D visuals in the latest most intensive games. NVIDIA Optimus graphics technology delivers long battery life when you need it, and maximum frame rates when you don’t. Based on NVIDIA’s® incredibly power efficient Maxwell™ architecture and combined with latest mobile processors from Intel.

Do all the work

With support of the latest 4th generation Intel® I7 mobile processors, with up to 4 cores and 8 threads of hyper-threaded power and operating at up to 4.0GHz with Turbo Boost 2.0, it's optimized for maximum battery life without sacrificing performance. Eight threads of processing power means this gaming notebook will deliver the power for any application from video editing to 3D design and engineering.

Featuring Nvidia G-SYNC

Experience silky smooth gameplay that only G-SYNC can offer. G-SYNC’s revolutionary smoothness is achieved by synchronizing display refresh rates to the GPU in your GeForce GTX-powered desktop or notebook, eliminating screen tearing and minimizing display stutter and input.

So Good, You’ll Want To Touch It

MAINGEAR uses auto-quality finish paint, the same that goes onto the likes of Porsche and BMW.

Luxury Auto-Quality Paint Finish in any Custom Color.

All of our paint is applied in-house at MAINGEAR. While others may send their product out to third parties to apply sub-standard paint jobs, at MAINGEAR we take paint so seriously we built our own in-house team utilizing the only finest in automotive paints and premium hardware. To top it off, our staff has over 30 years individual experience in painting the world’s super cars and hot rods – meaning your system shares a thing or two with the finest automobiles in the world aside from just raw horsepower.

Let’s Not Forget The Details

A backlit keyboard that’s fully customizable. An amazing sound stage featuring Sound Blaster Cinema Audio. A real network jack, and a Killer E2200 one to boot. Dual, independent fans for the CPU and GPU and room for dual Samsung NVME SSD’s s in RAID 0 blazing fast storage and an additional 1TB mechanical drive for data and backup. The Nomad 17 is never short on convenience, performance, aesthetics, or cooling.

We’ve Got You Covered – Wirelessly

Featuring Intel’s 802.11ac adapter with unrivaled bandwidth for quickly transferring large files over the network.

HD Speakers by Soundblaster Cinema

Designed to bring the same great audio experience found in live performances, films, and recording studios.

Full HD webcam (1080p30)

Chat with your friends or stream online on the go with an integrated HD web cam and microphone.

Built in the USA
Lifetime Support
Free Labor
72 Hour Testing

Lifetime Service and Support

Every MAINGEAR system comes with a standard 1 year warranty with the option of an upgrade to a 2 or 3 Year. MAINGEAR Service is a premium blend of common sense options to keep your system running smooth and to keep you a happy customer. This means on-line resources, virtual on-site remote desktop support, US-based telephone support, and even an on-site option (at our discretion on a case by case basis - United States and Canada ONLY!) We'll even cover shipping both ways for the first thirty days in North America. Just another way we differentiate ourselves from the competition.

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All MAINGEAR systems are hand built and supported in the US. As an Elite member of reseller rating with a score of 9.9 out of 10 and rated A+ by the Better Business Bureau, MAINGEAR service and support continues to be recognized with excellence in customer satisfaction. Our expertise with our customer’s is demonstrated in helping them customize, setup, and support when needed.

Zero Bloatware

MAINGEAR systems have ZERO Bloatware installed. We do not offer any 3rd party software that can make your system unstable or may conflict with software you wish to install unless selected. At MAINGEAR, we build PCs designed for the best performance, reliability and longevity that fit your needs.

Choose your configuration

Stage 1: GeForce GTX 970m Version

starting at
pay as low as $53 / month

Stage 2: GeForce GTX 980m Version

starting at
pay as low as $60 / month

Technical Specifications

Nomad 17 FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions of the MAINGEAR Nomad 17

How is the Nomad 17 different then the Pulse 17?

The Nomad 15 extra size allow it to offer the latest hardware include desktop processors, and the GTX 980m.

What is the battery life on the Nomad 17.

The battery life is approximately 5 hours of normal office use.

Does the Nomad 17 run hot?

Due to it dual fan design, the Nomad 17 has excellent cooling, and does not over heat.