Eurocom Unveils Quad GPU Workstation Laptop

High end workstation specialist Eurocom has launched a desktop replacement laptop - the Panther 5.0 - which weighs a massive 6.5Kg that comes with up to four GPU modules either from Nvidia or from AMD in a quad CrossFire or quad-SLI configuration.

The company's engineers have ensured that the laptop can support the next generation of mobile GPU which it says will dissipate up to 130W. Card modules supported include AMD Radeon HD 7000M and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M (Kepler) or Quadro 5010M (16GB GDDR5 memory and up to 1536 CUDA cores totalling a staggering 15.44 Teraflops).

The laptop supports up to an Intel Core i7 Sandy Bridge-E CPU, a desktop model called the Core i7 Extreme 3980X with up to eight cores, 16 threads, clocked at 3.5GHz (turbo boosted to 4.1GHz) with up to 96GB DDR3-1600 memory, up to 6TB storage using six physical SSD or HDD with support for RAID 0/1/5/10/30 and SAS.

Other features include an ExpressCard slot, an internal PCI-e Slot, three USB 3.0 ports, two USB 2.0 ports, eSATA, Firewire, HDMI, DIsplayport, SPDIR, two 10GbE Ethernet ports, WiFi, Webcam, Bluetooth, GPS, Fingerprint reader, TPM 1.2 support and a full size keyboard with a separate numeric keypad.

Pricing and availability have yet to be confirmed.