Schenker outs the powerful XIRIOS W710 notebook
If you are looking for a high-performance desktop replacement unit, the German-based PC manufacturer Schenker might have exactly what you are looking for. Reportedly, the maker has just announced the introduction of a new mobile workstation dubbed XIRIOS W710 that sports a powerful Intel Extreme Edition processor, dual-GPU configuration and a Full HD display. Customers willing to purchase one should also be prepared to pay about $5,000.
This powerhouse is reportedly based on Intel’s X58 chipset and also supports Nehalem desktop processors. According to LaptopSpec, the notebook could be ordered with an Intel Core i7-990X Extreme central processing unit or an Intel Xeon X5690. The first CPU is currently the fastest chip on the market and delivers six cores (12 threads) with a clock frequency of 3.467GHz (can be increased up to 3.733GHz thanks to Intel’s Turbo Boost technology), 12MB of Level 3 cache, Hyper-Threading support and 130W max. Thermal Design Power (TDP).
In addition, the portable computer is equipped with a glossy or matte widescreen display. The panel itself measures 17.3-in in diagonal and has a maximum supported resolution of 1920-1080 pixels (Full HD).
The standard configuration of the XIRIOS W710 is complemented by two NVIDIA or AMD graphics controllers (in SLI or CrossFireX dual-GPU mode). The available options also include an NVIDIA Quadro 5010M (DirectX 11, Shader 5.0) video card that packs 4GB of dedicated ECC GDDR5 VRAM and has 100W max. TDP.
Schenker’s new mobile workstation houses up to 24GB of internal high-speed memory and sports three physical drive bays. Users can order the laptop with up to three SSDs, HDDs or hybrid storage devices.
Reportedly, the XIRIOS W710 is now available to customers for purchase and sells for €3,568.