updated 03:45 pm EDT, Tue August 17, 2010
Eurocom gaming PC gets dual GTX 480M, 5870 GPUs
Gaming PC maker Eurocom has introduced a new 17.3-inch Panther 2.0 gaming notebook that is unique in offering both SLI and CrossFire capable graphics options. Choices include two ATI Radeon Mobility HD 5870s, two GeForce GTX 480Ms or single NVIDIA Quadro FX 3800M and Quadro FX 5000M GPUs. The processor choices scale up to desktop Core i7s including the 3.33GHz, six-core Extreme edition.
The video RAM can be as much as 2GB, while system RAM can be optioned up to 24GB. The 1080p resolution display can be switched with a 120Hz, 3D-capable panel. The notebook can have four hard drives for up to 4TB of storage space, or three drives and an optical disc bay.
The notebook has five built-in speakers, along with a subwoofer. It weighs clearly in the desktop replacement category at nearly 12lbs. An HDMI output and three-megapixel camera are also integrated. A TV tuner can be optioned up, along with many other options.
Prices for a basic system start at $2,000.