Eurocom unveils the high-performance Leopard 2.0 laptop
The Ontario-headquartered PC manufacturer Eurocom has reportedly introduced its latest desktop replacement notebook, called Leopard 2.0, to the company’s line-up of powerful laptops. This portable computer can be utilized by both gaming/multimedia aficionados and professionals as it packs Intel’s most powerful mobile Core i7 CPU (as of this writing) and dual GPUs.
The Leopard 2.0 is based on the Intel HM67 Express Chipset and is equipped with an 18.4-inch Full HD Glossy LED-backlit widescreen display that has a maximum supported resolution of 1920-by-1080 pixels. Furthermore, this high-performance laptop is powered by up to a second generation Intel Sandy Bridge Core i7-2960XM CPU which houses four processing cores clocked at 2.7GHz (the frequency goes up to 3.7GHz with Turbo Boost 2.0) and the integrated Intel HD 3000 graphics controller. A Blu-ray Burner is also installed (if you do not need one, you can have a 4th HDD).
Eurocom’s new desktop replacement notebook comes with up to 24GB of internal 1600MHz DDR3 memory and 3 or 4 physical drives (HDDs, SSDs or Solid Hybrids in RAID 0/1/5/10) that have a combined storage capacity of up to whopping 4TB. In addition, the Leopard 2.0 offers either two NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M GPUs (paired in SLI, total of 3GB of VRAM) or an AMD Mobility Radeon HD 6970M and an AMD Mobility Radeon HD 6990M (paired in CrossfireX, total of 4GB of video memory).
Users can reportedly also take advantage of four USB 2.0 and two USB 3.0 ports, e-SATA and Firewire ports, an HDMI 1.4a interface, 9-in-1 card reader slot and a built-in 2.0MP web camera for video chats. Other features include Wireless LAN 802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth 3.0+HS adapters, a full-sized keyboard with numeric keypad, 8 dedicated gaming keys, a multi-gesture touchpad and an 8-cell Smart Li-Ion battery.
The Leopard 2.0 ships with up to a 64-bit Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate operating systems, weighs 5.6kg (with the battery) and has a starting price of $1,649.