Eurocom debuts professional grade mobile workstation

Ottawa-based PC vendor Eurocom is launching the Racer 4W, which it describes as a professional grade, fully upgradeable, high performance mobile workstation.

Equipped with a 15.6” display, the Racer 4W is equipped with Nvidia Quadro graphics, an Intel HM87 Express Chipset Intel Core i7- 4940MX Processor Extreme, 32 GB memory and up to 6 TB storage. VGA graphics upgradeability is available through modular MXM 3.0b technology from Ncidia Quadro K5100M (8 GB), K3100M (4 GB), K2100M (2 GB) to K1100M (2 GB), allowing users to choose the professional graphics performance they require.

“Eurocom Mobile Workstations are built with the most advanced technology and combined with the best copper thermal solutions to ensure the powerful professional grade components are kept within their optimal thermal levels,” said Eurocom president Mark Bialic, in a staement.

The matte display features high Gamut and contrast and Eurocom offers professional display calibration. The Raxer 4W also features the Texas Instruments XI02221 FireWire 800 offering low latency and high bandwidth to reduce audio glitches and drop outs and allow users to multiple stream content from bandwidth intensive applications. The customizable keyboard is also backlit.

“The Eurocom Racer 4W platform allows professionals involved in sound and video engineering to utilize the system as a content creation lab on the go, offering the best audio and interface, stability and compatibility” said Bialic.

Eurocom Racer 4W
Eurocom Racer 4W

Eurocom Racer 4W Specifications:

  • Display: 15.6-inch FHD 1920-by-1080 pixels; Matte (Non-Glare); LED Backlit Display; optional 95% Gamut/NTSC
  • Weight and dimensions: 3.1kg (6.8lbs); WxDxH 376x256x35-43mm (14.8x10x1.3-1.6 inch)
  • VGA Technology: Upgradeable, Modular MXM 3.0a/b; NVIDIA Quadro K5100M, K3100M, K1100M; NProcessor: Upgradeable; up to i7-4940MX Extreme; Intel HM87(Haswell) Express Chipset
  • Memory: Upgradeable; up to 32GB; DDR3L-1600/1866; 4 SODIMM sockets
  • Storage: up to 4 physical SATA3 (6Gb/s) drives (1x HDD/SSD + 2x mSATA (SATA3) + 1x HDD/SSD via ODD Bay); RAID 0/1/5/10
  • Security: Security lock, Fingerprint and TPM 1.2
  • Card Reader: 9-in-1 MMC/RSMMC/SD/miniSD/SDHC/SDXC/MS/MS Pro/MS Duo
  • Optical Drive: Easy to Change: DVD-RW or Blu Ray-RW or extra HDD/SSD
  • Webcam: 2M FHD 1920×1080; 30fps
  • Audio System: Sound Blaster X-Fi MB3; external 7.1CH audio output; headphone out, microphone in, S/PDIF and Line-in port; two built-in ONKYO Speakers (2.2W)+ Subwoofer (2.5W)
  • Ports: DisplayPort 1.2; HDMI out; Mini Display 1.2; 1x eSATA/USB 3.0; 3x USB 3.0 (1x Powered USB AC/DC); 1x USB 2.0; -S/PDIF; Headphone; Mic; Line-in; Firewire 800-IEEE 1394b; RJ45 (LAN)

The Eurocom Racer 4W is available now starting at $1499, depending on configuration.

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