Eurocom: 15.6" Sky M5 R2 VR Ready gaming laptop launched
Last week Eurocom launched an update of its high-performance gaming laptop series Sky MX5. Now Eurocom announced the Sky M5 R2, packing a heavy punch even though, at 2.6 kgs, it's one of the lightest 15.6-inch Gaming laptops available. This lightweight laptop comes equipped with an embedded Intel Core i7 6700HQ Skylake CPU, and follows up with an onboard 6GB GDDR5 Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 graphics card.
The Sky M5 R2 is very thin, at 1 inch and comes in at 2.6 kg. With the GeForce GTX 1060 graphics the M5 R2 is VR-Ready, capable of supporting virtual reality headsets like the HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, and Microsoft HoloLens. An Intel Core i7-6700HQ Skylake processor paired with a possible 64GB of DDR4-2400 memory (4x 8GB) and Intel HD Graphics 530 deliver a lot of processing power.
Eurocom's Sky M5 R2 can easily fit into any work area with a lot of connectivity ports including two USB 3.1 (Type C) ports, two mini DP 1.3 and one HDMI 4 ports. Users can connect their Sky M5 R2 with three displays for a total of four 4k panels running at 60 Hz as the HDMI and DP ports are directly connected to the dGPU. The basic configuration starts at $1399 USD with 8GB of DDR4 2400 MHz (Kingston HyperX Impact), 1080p display and 500GB HDD.