With an all metal alloy construction, the Pulse 17 is the most visually refined portable gaming notebook on the market.
"Well, thats it. MAINGEAR's ultra-thin Pulse 17 has sealed my fate - i am completely ruined for thicker gaming laptops. MAINGEAR's customization options and customer service give it a definite edge on the competition"
Play with extreme graphics performance powered by NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 970M GPU and take advantage of NVIDIA Optimus graphics technology that delivers long battery life when you need it and maximum frame rates when you don’t. With 1080p gaming at Ultra settings, your notebook will play all your games the way they were meant to be.
Intel’s latest Skylake I7 processor is a quad-core hyper threaded beast, but it is also incredibly power efficient and is optimized for maximum battery life without sacrificing performance. Eight threads of processing power means this gaming book will deliver the power for any application from video editing to 3D design and engineering. Road warriors, we have your ultimate solution for work and play.
"MAINGEAR's Pulse 17 is a powerful & gorgeous laptop, crammed full of high-end specs and wrapped up in a sports car shell...we have to award this device close to top marks... it's efficient, quick & powerful."
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 Pulse 17 is never short on convenience, performance, aesthetics, or cooling.
Featuring Intel’s 802.11ac adapter with unrivaled bandwidth for quickly transferring large files over the network.
Designed to bring the same great audio experience found in live performances, films, and recording studios.
Chat with your friends or stream online on the go with an integrated HD web cam and microphone.
Measuring at less than 0.75 of an inch and weighing in at under 6 lbs.
MAINGEAR uses auto-quality finish paint, the same that goes onto the likes of Porsche and BMW.
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.
"Head-turning design; Thin and extremely portable for 17-inch laptop; Fast dual SSDs; Lovely 1080p display; Solid battery life"
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.Learn about our Warranty and Return Policy
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.
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.
Frequently Asked Questions of the MAINGEAR Pulse 17
The Pulse 17 is substantially thinner and lighter than the Nomad 17.
The batter life is approximately 5 hours of normal office use.
Due to its thin design, the Pulse is limited the 970m. If you are looking for a system with the 980m we recommend our Nomad series.