The NV76R47u 17.3" Notebook Computer from Gateway features a minimalist design and a red finish. The 17.3" Ultrabright display features LED backlighting, which is more energy efficient than CCFL lighting, as well a glossy finish, which displays vibrant color. The screen has a 16:9 aspect ratio and an HD+ 1600 x 900 native resolution powered by integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000. You can also output video from this Gateway notebook to a larger external display via the HDMI port.
The system is powered by a dual-core Ivy Bridge 2.4GHz Intel Core i3-3110M processor. It also has 6GB of DDR3 RAM, a 750GB 5400rpm hard drive, a Blu-ray Disc reader with CD and DVD burning capabilities, 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, an integrated webcam and microphone. There are also built-in stereo speakers with high definition audio support.
Windows 8 (64-bit) is the installed operating system. Windows 8 replaces the traditional Start menu with a redesigned Start screen. The Start screen features tiles, which provide notifications in real-time. Windows 8 also focuses more on cloud storage as well as apps, which can be downloaded from the Windows Store. Windows 8 provides a unique user experience that differs from previous versions of Windows.
Gateway NE Series
Dual-Core Ivy Bridge Intel Core i3 Performance
The Gateway NE Series notebook houses an Ivy Bridge Intel Core i3-3110M processor. Its dual cores can reach a stock speed of 2.4GHz. With a dedicated 3MB L3 cache, 6GB of DDR3 RAM and Intel Hyper-Threading technology, the Gateway NE Series notebook can run applications, open web pages, retrieve email and more
17.3" Ultrabright LED-Backlit Display
The 17.3" HD+ Ultrabright widescreen LED-backlit display with true cinematic 16:9 aspect ratio delivers an optimal viewing experience. This Gateway notebook boasts a 1600 x 900 native resolution and integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000 for smooth streaming of HD content. The HDMI port also allows you to output video to a larger external display, such as a monitor or an HDTV
With 802.11b/g/n Wireless and 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet connectivity, you can access email, browse the web, connect to your social networks and more. Engage in high-quality face-to-face video chats with the built-in HD webcam and digital microphone
The USB 3.0 port on the Gateway NE Series notebook can reach a data transfer speed of 5Gbps, which is 10 times faster than USB 2.0. USB 3.0 is also backwards compatible with USB 2.0 devices
Blu-ray Disc Player with CD/DVD Burning Capabilities
The Blu-ray Disc reader and CD/DVD burner combo drive on this Gateway notebook allows you to play high definition Blu-ray Disc movies as well as burn media and data to a CD or DVD for portable storage
The Redesigned Start Screen
Windows 8 introduces a new Start screen, which has all the information you need in one place. The traditional Windows desktop screen has been replaced with a tablet style design featuring tiles. Tiles are customizable as well as update in real time. News, weather forecasts, sports, contacts, apps and more are available for you to use. It's all right there on the Start screen
To the Cloud
With Windows 8, when signed in using your Microsoft account, you'll have instant access to your personal Start screen, themes, language preferences, browsing history and browser favorites. You can also connect to services such as Microsoft Outlook, Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter and more
In the Windows Store, you can search for or browse thousands of apps. Choose from the featured apps or grab one of the most frequently downloaded apps to see what all the hype is all about. You can also see how other people rate apps. For certain apps, you can try it out before you buy it so you can make sure you absolutely want an app before you spend your hard-earned money on it