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Maingear Nomad 17

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 reviews of Maingear Nomad 17. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Opinions about the energy efficiency and image quality are overall positive. The durability and performance are also mentioned favorably, but opinions are divided on the keyboard.

performance, durability, image quality, energy

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Maingear Nomad 17 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Dan Ackerman (

Maingear Nomad 17 review


In a world filled with superslim ultrabooks and inventive touch-screen convertibles , is there any room left for the classic desktop-replacement laptop? As inelegant as that category name is, it still represents the first choice for the most serious PC...

The Maingear Nomad 17 offers fast performance and deep configuration options, and Maingear has a great rep for support.

A $2,000 laptop really needs a better keyboard and touch pad, and a less generic body.

A hefty investment if nicely configured, the Maingear Nomad 17 delivers for serious gaming, although the look may not be for everyone.

Nov, 2012

Expert review by : LAPTOP Magazine (

Maingear Nomad 17 Review


For $2,599, the Maingear Nomad 17 offers gamers a beast of a machine without committing financial hara-kari. A similar configuration for the Alienware M17x would cost $2,974. However, we prefer the look and feel of that machine; notwithstanding the...

Colorful lid, Excellent graphics performance, Great keyboard feedback

Not as fast as Alienware M17X, Stiff mouse buttons, Busy interior

Dec, 2012