Eurocom debuts the Scorpius “ultra-high performance” laptop with 8GB of video memory
Eurocom has announced in a press release that it is launching a new “ultimate performance” gaming notebook, dubbed Scorpius. The fully configurable laptop is now available for purchase and has a starting price of $2,017.
Mark Bialic, Eurocom President was quoted as saying: “We have been getting out of this world benchmark results with the Eurocom Scorpius. Simply put, this is the most powerful system of its kind on the planet.”
The manufacturer claims that the gaming system is built around an Intel HM77 Express Chipset and can be equipped with up to an Intel Core i7-3920XM Extreme Edition processor. Ranked 6 in our CPU Benchmark List, the 3920XM is currently the fastest mobile chip based on the 22nm Ivy Bridge architecture and offers four cores clocked at 2.9GHz – 3.8GHz, 8 threads and 8MB of L3 cache.
Moreover, the Scorpius sports a 17.3-inch LED-backlit (300-nit) Matte widescreen display with a maximum supported resolution of 1920-by-1080 pixels (Full HD), up to 32GB of internal 1866MHz RAM and a Blu-ray Writer. Reportedly, the notebook also houses up to 3 mechanical hard drives (3TB), a 512GB mSATA SSD and up to two NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M GPUs (paired in SLI, 1344 CUDA cores each, Kepler architecture) with 8GB of GDDR5 video memory.
Apparently, users are further provided with Wireless LAN 802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.0 modules, four USB 3.0 ports, an HDMI 1.4a output, an eSATA port, S/PDIF, DisplayPort 1.2 and a built-in 2MP web camera for video calls.
Other features of Eurocom’s gaming laptop include integrated stereo speakers and a subwoofer (Sound Blaster X-Fi MB2), full sized illuminated keyboard with numerical keypad and TPM 1.2 (Trusted Platform Module) for enhanced security.
The Scorpius notebook comes with up to a 64-bit Windows 7 Ultimate operating system and weighs 3.5kg with the built-in 8-cell battery.