The Getac X500 is the first rugged and fully equipped standard military grade commercially available notebook. For the first time, a customised military grade I/O interface is configured into standard specifications, enabling full compliance with military standards. Combined with Intel Core i5-520M or Intel Core i7-620M processors and NVIDIA GeForce GT330M 512MB graphic controller, Getac X500 offers excellent processing performance. The built-in PCI & PCIe interfaces allow simple and flexible system configuration. Ninety percent of the Getac X500 is made with metal, rubber and plastic materials, offering superior performance and compliance to MIL-STD-810G and IP65 certified ratings. In military field testing the Getac X500 was used to run special military software and perform quick conversions of 2D and 3D images and precise location positioning of allied and enemy forces, thus proving the devices combination of ruggedness and performance in a compact mobile platform.