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Eurocom's new Sky X9 notebook includes 4K display, 6700K and GTX 980

Eurocom packs some serious gaming hardware into its impressive Sky X9 notebook

By Anthony Garreffa on Oct 25, 2015 05:27 pm CDT - 1 min, 6 secs reading time

Eurocom has just unveiled its impressive new Sky X9 'desktop laptop', packing some insane horsepower. The Eurocom Sky X9 can be configured with up to a desktop Intel Core i7-6700K, up to 64GB of DDR4 RAM, a desktop GTX 980, and a high-res 4K display.

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Inside, Eurocom offers two PCIe M.2 SSDs, as well as two 2.5-inch SATA 6Gbps ports for those huge RAID setups. Connectivity wise we have 5 x USB 3.0 ports, USB 3.1 and Thunderbolt 3 connectivity. There's also HDMI, HDMI over Thunderbolt, dual GbE Killer E2400 ports, dual DisplayPort, 7.1-channel analog and optical audio out.

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The display comes as an IPS-based 17.3-inch 1080p screen, which can be opted out for a massive 4K display - both including NVIDIA's G-Sync technology. Eurocom has packed in an elaborate thermal management system that uses up to 660W of power, with Eurocom President, Mark Bialic, explaining: "In 1989 we created the first Desktop Replacement Notebook, in 2015 we have no created the first "desktop laptop' system with socket based desktop Intel processor support and slot based MXM NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 desktop graphics support to along with 64 GB of DDR4 memory".

Anthony Garreffa

ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Anthony Garreffa

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games to be built around consoles. With FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with high-end, custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU technology is unwavering, and with next-gen NVIDIA GPUs about to launch alongside 4K 144Hz HDR G-Sync gaming monitors and BFGDs (65-inch 4K 120Hz HDR G-Sync TVs) there has never been a time to be more excited about technology.

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