Acer has announced the Aspire AS8950G-9839, which packs in some serious performance with a serious pricetag. The notebook starts at $1599.99 and boasts the new Intel Core i7-2630QM processor with Turbo Boost 2.0, ATI Mobility Radeon 6850 GPU with 2GB of dedicated video memory, 8GB of DDR3 dual-channel memory (upgradeable to 16GB).
Other features include an 18.4-inch edge-to-edge glass LED back-lit display with 1080p HD, and a Dolby optimized Acer CineSurround sound system with five built-in speakers and a dedicated subwoofer. If you have the money, you won’t have long to wait. The AS8950G-9839 will be available next week.