Review of Sager® NP8690 Notebook

Product Review Summary

Sager NP8690 is the most powerful gaming notebook available today from Sager that offers a gorgeous full HD 15.6†widescreen display. Next to its commanding performance and revolutionary components, Sager NP8690 is loaded with features helpful to professional efficiency and gaming needs. It also comes in a convenient portable design.


The Sager NP8690 notebook is incorporated with an eSATA port, IEEE-1394a Firewire, USB 3.0 and 2.0 ports, a 2.0 megapixel high resolution digital video camera, an interchangeable 2.5†SATA hard disk drive, and a 3D capable audio system. To provide proficient security features, this notebook uses a biometric fingerprint reader security system along with the Kensington lock.

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Sager NP8690 possesses Intel PM55 express chipset and 4 MB Flash ROM BIOS. It has inbuilt dual-channel DDR3 204Pin SODIMM sockets and DDR3 1333 MHz RAM. For great clarity, this notebook offers three different 15.6†displays: HD (1366×768) 3D Display, HD+ (1600×900) LED backlit display and full HD (1920×1080) LED-backlit display. All these displays feature Super Clear Glare Type Screen. This notebook includes an inbuilt High-Definition audio interface with SPDIF 7.1 channel digital output and 3D stereo enhanced sound system. Sager NP8690 is provided with a 7-in-1 multi-card reader that is able to access data from flash cards like MMC, RSMMC, MS, MS Pro, MS Duo, SD and Mini-SD types. One detachable Smart Li-Polymer battery pack is used in this system. This notebook also comes with Super Multi DVD±R/RW Combo drive or Blu-ray/DVD±R/RW Combo Drive.

Here is a review of the Top 5 features of this product:
  • FIVE – Driven by Intel Core i7 mobile Processor

    Sager NP8690 is driven by the new Intel Core i7 mobile processor that provides unbelievable performance with its multi-core technology. It also contains the Intel Turbo Boost technology and Intel Hyper-Threading technology to trigger full processing control precisely where and when you need it most.

  • FOUR – Extreme Gaming

    Sager NP8690 enables spectacular visuals by using the planet’s fastest notebook GPU supporting NVIDIA PhysX technology. This allows an entirely new class of physical gaming interface to deliver more forceful and pragmatic imagery. The NVIDIA CUDA technology speeds up the performance for even the most challenging system tasks such as video rendering.

  • THREE – Stunning Visuals

    Incredible graphics enabled by a high-tech engine come alive when screened in the dazzling full 1080P display of the Sager NP8690 notebook. The 15.6†full 1080P HD widescreen with LED display technology provides the brightest color and contracts.

  • TWO – Expanded Storage with eSATA

    This notebook is provided with advanced eSATA technology that enables sufficient space without giving up on the performance related to USB or FireWire as eSATA is connected to the HDD controller directly.

  • ONE –  Networking Capabilities

    Regarding wired networking capabilities, this notebook possesses a built-in Gigabit Ethernet LAN. For wireless networking, this notebook is integrated with Bluetooth V2.1 + EDR module, internal 802.11b/g/n wireless LAN half mini card module and Intel Centrino ultimate-N 6300-802.11a/b/g/n half mini card.

The Sager NP8690 notebook is the prominent system for demanding enthusiasts and extreme gamers. It delivers a good power management system as it is packed with full features of SMI power management, snooze, sleep, suspend or continue mode.