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System76 unveils an 'extreme performance' Ubuntu Linux laptop

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On Monday, however, System76 unveiled another Linux-powered machine that some may find even more compelling: the 17.3-inch Bonobo Extreme featuring “the world's fastest GPUs."

The new laptop is sure to appeal to legions of gamers, but its high-performance focus will likely attract the attention of plenty of business users as well. Here's a rundown of some of the key features you'll find in this intriguing device.

Up to 3TB of storage

Certainly most notable about the Bonobo Extreme is its inclusion of the Nvidia GeForce GTX 670MX or the GeForce GTX 680M GPU, with up to 4GB of GDDR5 memory and 1,344 CUDA Cores of graphics processing power.

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