It wasn't long ago when purchasing a notebook computer meant
compromising on performance. Over the past few years, AMD and Intel have made
great strides to improve mobile processor performance and provide
feature-filled supporting chipsets.
There likely aren't many that would complain about the
processing power of today's high-end dual-core notebooks, but for those that
crave more power, Eurocom is laying it on thick. The company announced today
that its D900C PHANTOM-X Mobile Workstation will be available with Core 2 Quad
Quad-core offering will include the 1066MHz FSB Q6600 and
Q6700 Core 2 Quad processors along with 1333 MHz FSB E6x50 Core 2
Duo processors. In addition, graphics options include the NVIDIA GeForce Go
7950 GTX, GeForce Go 8700 GT or NVIDIA
Quadro FX1600M running in single-card or SLI mode.
Eurocom, however, doesn't stop there. Up to 750GB of storage
space is supported with 750GB with RAID 0/1/5 via a SATA-300 interface.
Customers also have the choice of a multi-DVD burner or a Blu-ray drive to
handle optical storage/HD playback needs.
Other features include an integrated 1.3MP webcam, Bluetooth
2.0+EDR, 802.11n or SuperG 108 wireless networking, internal HDTV tuner and a
theater audio system.
"It's a workstation-caliber PC complete with
Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) in a notebook form factor," said Eurocom
president Mark Bialic. "It may be large, but this is one extremely fast
notebook that replaces desktop based workstation with over 1 hour of built-in
The D900C PHANTOM-X measures 15.8" x 11.9" x
2.05" and weighs in at under 12 pounds. Prices start at $2,726 USD for a 17.1” base system with Core
2 Duo E6600 processor.
quote: it is equivalent to a desktop workstation with built-in battery backup