Canadian PC vendor poised to launch Core i7 ultraportable

Ottawa PC vendor Eurocom’s latest release is an ultraportable notebook with up to 16GB of memory and 3.5TB of storage packed into a shell that is only 1.2” thick and weighs just 4.4 lbs.

Powered by a full line of 4th Generation Intel Core i7 Extreme Edition processors using the Intel HM87 Express Chipset including the Intel Core i7-4940MX Processor Extreme with 4 cores and 8 threads running at 3.1 GHz (up to 4 GHz max turbo frequency) with 8 MB L3 cache, the Eurocom M4 is the “world’s most powerful” notebook with a 13.3” QHD+ display, according to the company.

The company is positioning the product as a high performance business and gaming machine.

The M4 is fully configurable and upgradable. Prices start at $935 and due to the high performance nature of the M4 it can be configured with an Intel Core i7-4940MX processor, 16 GB DDR3-1866 memory, two 1 TB Samsung 840 EVO mSATA SSD’s, an 800 GB Intel DC S3700 SSD and Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 for $5847.

The 5,760,000 pixels of the 13.3” 3200×1800 QHD+ display are powered by the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M graphics with 2GB DDR5 VRAM, 640 CUDA Cores, with a GPU core able to run at up to 1029MHz +boost.

Eurocom estimates battery life at 300 minutes.

The M4 offers users SATA 3 storage performance and redundancy with the option to configure the M4 with consumer grade drives all the way to enterprise class drives with the best in performance, redundancy and reliability with the added benefit of easily being able to add or change storage drives.

The integrate Trusted Platform Module 1.2 from Infineon Technologies ensures that digital certificates, passwords and keys are made more secure from software attacks and physical theft. TPM provides the ability for a computing system to run applications more secure and allows secured remote access to perform electronic transactions and communication more safely.

A Kensington lock port allows users to physically lock down the M4 to prevent theft.

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