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Eurocom, the world's leading developer of highly personalized,
high-performance notebook PCs and LCD PCs, plans to launch its new
mobile notebook line-up based on Intel Calpella in early October. The
Calpella platform is based on Clarksfield processors with four cores
that will be marketed by Intel under Core i7 trademark as well
code-named Ibex Peak-M core logic that will be branded as Intel PM55.
There will be two notebook models available: 15.6-inch HD EUROCOM
W860CU Cougar and 17.3-inch W870CU Cheetah based on Intel i7 Mobile
processors, Intel PM55 chipset, DDR3-1333 Memory, NVIDIA's GeForce GTX
2x0M or GTX 3x0M series upgradeable MXM 3.0 Type B VGA technology.
Initially there will be three Intel Core i7 mobile chips supported based on Intel Nehalem micro architecture 1.60 GHz Core i7-720QM (45W), 1.73 GHz Core i7-820QM (45W), and 2.0 GHz Core i7-920XM Extreme (55W). The mobile Core i7 processors are based on Intel Nehalem 45nm technology and will sport 256KB of L2 cache per core as well as 8MB (800- and 900-series) or 6MB (700-series) of unified L3 cache.
Intel will add more processors to the Calpella lineup in second quarter of 2010 based on 32nm technology and Eurocom intends to support them in its line of Clarksfield notebooks.
About Intel PM55 Ibex Peak-M Chipset
An Intel Mobile Express Series 5 chipset (PCHM codenamed Ibex Peak) with Intel's graphics technology that will allow for optimized decoding/encoding and editing/playback of H.264/MPEG-4 AVC video used in Blu-Ray Discs and HD 1080p video, optimized for MPEG-2 (DVD) video playback and editing.
- Integrated memory controller and integrated PCI express controller remove the need for a Northbridge and the older FSB (Front Side Bus) technology.
- Direct connect to Display Port with DPCP as with its predecessor along with legacy support for HDMI (and HDCP), DVI, and VGA.
- RAM supported for DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333 and DDR3-1600 SO-DIMM.
- Gigabit Ethernet LAN controllers 82577LM and 82577LF (codenamed Hanksville).
- Solid-State Drive and Hybrid Hard Drives support
Both 15.6" W860CU Cougar and 17.3" W870CU Cheetah provide workstation-calibre performance, powerful graphics capabilities, high performance storage SATA-300 hard drives and super-powerful Intel Clarksfield i-7 and i7-Extreme Processor for high-end computing wherever work or gaming takes place.
Featuring choice of LCD displays up to Full HD 1920-by-1080 pixels, upgradeable NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280M with 1GB of GDDR3 Video Memory and powered by Intel new line of i7 Mobile and i7 Extreme four-core processor technology, EUROCOM W870CU Cheetah also features the largest and fastest storage capacity on the market today - a whopping 1.5 Terabytes with three physical drives (500GB 7200rpm per single hard drive) - making it the perfect laptop for users who demand high performance storage for true portable gaming and/or workstation-calibre experience.
For the hardcore PC user (gamer and/or engineer alike), this means the EUROCOM W860CU Cougar and W870CU Cheetah provide blistering fast response times that are sure to turn heads. EUROCOM W860CU Cougar and W870CU Cheetah support variety of 32-bit and 64-bit operating systems from Microsoft Vista Business or Ultimate to XP Professional or Windows 7 and up to Linux.
Upgradeable VGA Technology
At the core of the W860CU Cougar and W870CU Cheetah, users can