Eurocom’s latest laptop is geared for gamers as one can judge from the specs. It is one of the first to feature two GTX 1080 or 1070 in SLI along with the latest Intel i7 6700k. This is a machine destined to provide the desktop experience in a portable form. To cool the CPU as well as the GPU(s), the portable PC uses a sophisticated cooling system with multiple heat pipes as well as three huge blower fans. Additionally, it can be equipped with up to 64GB DRAM, up to 6 TB of storage and even optional 120 Hz display panels. It has a thick chassis to support 17.3 inches screen size.
Laptop screen supports native 1080p 60 Hz and 120 Hz as well as 4K ultra HD. The processor is based on the Intel Z170 Express Skylake chipset and supports up to Intel i7 6700k. It supports Nvidia’s Pascal technology both is single and dual settings with two MXM slots, up to 190 W per slot.
The laptop supports four different display outputs (HDMI 2.0, DisplayPort 1.2 and Thunderbolt 3) in an effort to support Nvidia SurroundView. For storage, it can support up to 4 TB with 4 drives, 2 HDD/SSD (SATA 3) + 2x M.2 PCIe Gen3 x4/SATA3.
For connectivity, it has two 1Gb LAN RJ-45 ports Killer E2400 and M.2 WLAN/Bluetooth. It has a 6-in-1 card reader as well as two Thunderbolt 3.0 ports (which automatically suggests support for two USB Type-C ports with 10 Gbps transfer rate) and five USB 3.0 connectors. The laptop has an illuminated customizable backlit keyboard with up to 7 colors. For security purpose, it implements the TPM 2.0, Fingerprint, and Kensington Lock.
The audio system includes a Sound Blaster X-Fi MB5 with external 7.1CH audio output as well as integrated 2 W speakers and a 2.5 W subwoofer. The entire laptop weighs around 6 kg and has dimensions of roughly 420 by 300 by 50 mm.
All in all, this is a fantastic laptop designed for the ultimate gaming experience. It’s expensive but all that cost definitely reflects itself in the specs which are insane for today’s gaming laptop standards. You can order the EUROCOM Sky X9E2 on their official site.