Eurocom’s mobile workstation is set to become even more mobile with the launch of a new Supercomputer-class laptop, the Sky X7W boasts just as much power as it predecessor despite weighing in at half a pound less than the Tornado F7 SE.
The new Eurocom Sky X7W is powered by Intel’s flagship desktop processor the Core i9-9900K 8-core, 16-thread CPU and features either Nvidia Quadro P-series or GeForce RTX 20 series GPU’s. Additionally, the Sky X7W comes equipped with a standard 17.3-inch display, up to 128 GB of RAM and up to 20 TB of storage via four internal physical drives.
Eurocom offers a range of displays available for the Sky X7W with a wide selection of resolutions and refresh rates available, along with the ability to support up to four monitors. The Sky X7W also includes built-in ONKY speakers and subwoofer with a Sound Blaster X Pro-Gaming 360 sounds system. Additionally, the W7X is equipped with a colour-customisable backlit keyboard to make it the ideal system for game design and play.
Other key features of the Sky X7W include Kensington and fingerprint lock security, TPM 2.0 and BIOS Disk encryption to protect sensitive data and provide users with peace of mind. All hardware components in the Sky X7W are fully socketed, meaning users can upgrade as they wish, to keep up with increasing hardware demands.
Eurocom Sky X7W features:
- Chipset: Intel Z370 Express (Coffee Lake)
- Processor: socketed desktop LGA1151 CPU, up to Intel i9-9900KS, 8cores/16threads, fully unlocked
- Memory: up to 128GB; DDR4-2133/2400/2666/3000; 4 memory sockets (128GB option requires TB3 port to be disabled)
- GPU Technology: NVIDIA Quadro P5000, P4000 and P3000; GeForce: RTX 2080, 2070 and 2060; GTX 1080, 1070 and 1060; MXM 3.1; up to 190W; GPU upgradeable
- Display Technology: supports 4 monitors
- Storage: up to 20TB with 4 drives; 2x HDD/SSD (SATA3) + 2x M.2 PCIe Gen3 x4/NVMe/SATA3; RAID 0/1/5/10; supports Intel Optane technology
- Communications: 1GbE LAN RJ-45 port Killer E2500 + M.2 WLAN/Bluetooth
- Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows 10, Microsoft Server 2018, Linux/Ubuntu
- Card Reader: 6-in-1 MMC/RSMMC/SD/miniSD/SDHC/SDXC up to UHS-II
- Keyboard: Illuminated, backlit with customizable 7-colours
- Loaded with Security: TPM 2.0, BIOS Disk encryption, Fingerprint and Kensington Lock
- Audio System: Sound Blaster X Pro-Gaming 360˚; external 7.1CH audio output; headphone out, microphone in, S/PDIF and Line-in port; two built-in ONKYO Speakers (2.2W)+ Subwoofer (2.5W)
- Ports: 1x USB 3.1 Gen2 / Thunderbolt3 combo port (Type-C); 2x miniDP 1.3; 1x HDMI 2.0; 3x USB 3.0 ; 1x USB 3.0 (Powered USB, AC/DC); S/PDIF; Headphone; Mic; Line-in; RJ45 (LAN)
- Weight and dimensions: 3.9kg / 8.58lb; WxDxH 418x295x39.9mm / 16.72×11.81×1.6-inch
The Sky X7W is the latest addition to Eurocom’s selection of upgradable laptops and comes in price at $2166 USD.
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KitGuru says: The idea of fully socketed laptops may not be unique, however, I personally like the thought of having a mobile gaming PC solution that offers a similar upgrade potential as a desktop PC. What do you guys think to these Eurocom laptop systems? ?