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Jun 15, 2012

Eurocom offers AMD Radeon HD 7970M in High Performance Customizable Gaming Notebooks for Hardcore Gamers

Contact:
Braden Taylor
613-224-6122
bradentaylor@eurocom.com

Eurocom Corporation (www.eurocom.com), a developer of High Performance Mobile Workstations and Hardcore Mobile Gaming Rigs is adding the AMD Radeon HD 7970M GPU to the Neptune 2.0 and Racer 2.0 high performance notebooks. The addition of the MXM 3.0b spec AMD Radeon HD 7970M offers users a new level of ultra high performance GPU computing with AMD Enduro for insane battery life by taking advantage of AMD's existing ZeroCore Power and Power Gating battery-saving features.

“Hardcore gamers, enthusiasts, your dreams have come true! The AMD Radeon HD 7970M is the best graphics GPU in terms of overall price and performance on the market . The AMD Radeon HD 7970M, combined with Intel XTU and Intel XMP gives gamers and power users full control of their powerful EUROCOM super-notebooks ” Mark Bialic, Eurocom President.

Eurocom offers gamers and enthusiasts total control of their fully customizable EUROCOM Racer 2.0 and Neptune 2.0, the AMD Radeon HD 7970M will can team up with up to 32GB of DDR3-1600 RAM, Intel Core i7 3920XM Notebook Processor, RAID 0/1/5 capability with SSD, HDD, mSATA and Hybrid drive support to create blazing mobile performance for the hard core gamers out there.

AMD Radeon HD 7970M graphics are designed to not only push the boundaries of DirectX® 11 gaming, the GCN Architecture help within is also AMD's first design specifically engineered for general computing. Equipped with up to 32 compute units (2048 stream processors), each containing a scalar coprocessor, AMD's 28nm GPUs are more than capable of handling workloads-and programming languages-traditionally exclusive to the processor. Coupled with the dramatic rise of GPU-aware programming languages like C++ AMP and OpenCL, the GCN Architecture is a truly professional tool.

“The AMD Radeon HD 7970M is going to elevate GPU performance to new heights by providing superior gaming performance combined with high reliability and extremely high price/performance ratio. We are looking forward to further improving performance in Intel Chief River and Ivy Bridge platforms combined with Intel XTU and XMP for total control of the gaming system” states Mark Bialic.

AMD Radeon™ HD 7900M Series graphics processors are the most technologically advanced and feature-rich mobile GPUs AMD has ever created, enabling unsurpassed HD gaming and stereoscopic 3D entertainment. Eurocom has combined AMD technology in their mobile systems to offer a stellar entertainment powerhouse with massive computing power delivering desktop graphics power to mobile gamers for the ultimate performance at home or on-the-go.

AMD Radeon HD 7970M Benchmarks in EUROCOM Racer 2.0:
3DMark 11: P5887
3DMark Vantage: P20596
Unigine Heaven: 58.2 fps / 1465 score
Cinebench 11.5 OpenGL test (fps): 65.15

Eurocom Ivy Bridge powered Models Supporting AMD Radeon HD 7970M graphics:

EUROCOM Neptune 2.0:
Specifications:
• 17.3 -inch FHD 1920-by-1080 pixels; Matte or Glossy LED Backlit Display with professional display calibration; optional 3D 120MHz
• Chipset: Intel HM77 Mobile Express Chipset
• Processor: up to Intel i7-3920XM Extreme Processor; supports both Sandy Bridge (32nm) and Ivy Bridge (22nm) Processors
  •i7-3920XM
  •i7-3820QM
  •i7-3720QM
  •i7-3610QM
  •i5-3210M
  •i7-2670QM
• Graphics Technology: AMD Radeon HD 7970M with AMD Enduro, NVIDIA GTX 660M (Kepler); GTX 675M, GTX 670M, 680M; Quadro 3000M, 4000M and 5010M; supports Optimus technology
• Storage: up to 4 drives; 2x Drives + mSATA + 4th drive via ODD bay
• Optical Drive: DVD-RW or BLu Ray-RW; BD-RW supports 100GB/120GB Blu Ray Discs
• Keyboard: Illuminated, backlit with customizable 7 colours/3 zones
• Webcam: 2M FHD 1920x1080; 30fps; with Samsung HD sensor
• Audio System: External 7.1CH audio output supported by headphone, microphone, S/PDIF and Line-in port; THX TruStudio Pro; two ONKYO built-in Speakers + Subwoofer
• Ports: DisplayPort 1.1a; HDMI out; DVI-I; eSATA; 2x USB 3.0; 3x USB 2.0; S/PDIF; Headphone; Mic; Line-in; Firewire-400; RJ45 (LAN)

EUROCOM Racer 2.0
Specifications:
• Display: 15.6-inch FHD 1920-by-1080 pixels; Matte or Glossy LED Backlit Display with professional display calibration
• Chipset: Intel HM77 Mobile Express Chipset
• Processor: up to Intel i7-3920XM Extreme Processor; supports both Sandy Bridge (32nm) and Ivy Bridge (22nm) Processors
  •i7-3920XM
  •i7-3820QM
  •i7-3720QM
  •i7-3610QM
  •i5-3210M
  •i7-2670QM
• Graphics Technology: AMD Radeon HD 7970M with AMD Enduro, NVIDIA GTX 660M (Kepler); GTX 675M, GTX 670M, 680M; Quadro 3000M, 4000M and 5010M; supports Optimus technology
• Storage: up to 3 drives; 1x Drive + mSATA + 2nd HDD via ODD bay
• Optical Drive: DVD-RW or BLu Ray-RW; BD-RW supports 100GB/120GB Blu Ray Discs
• Keyboard: Illuminated, backlit with user customizable 7 colours/3 zones
• Webcam: 2M FHD 1920x1080; 30fps; with Samsung HD sensor
• Audio System: External 7.1CH audio output supported by headphone, microphone, S/PDIF and Line-in port; THX TruStudio Pro; two built-in ONKYO Speakers (2.2W) + Subwoofer (2.5W)
• Ports: DisplayPort 1.1a; HDMI out; DVI-I; eSATA; 2x USB 3.0; 3x USB 2.0; S/PDIF; Headphone; Mic; Line-in; Firewire-400; RJ45 (LAN)

AMD Radeon™ HD 7970M Series GPU Feature Summary:
Process: 28nm
850 MHz Engine Clock
1280 Stream Processors
2GB GDDR5 Memory
1200 MHz Memory Clock (4.8 Gbps)
153.6 GB/s memory bandwidth
256-bit GDDR5 memory interface
PCI Express 3.0 x16 bus interface
2176 GFLOPS Single Precision compute power
136 GFLOPS Double Precision compute power
DirectX 11 graphics
OpenGL 4.2 support
Graphics Core Next (GCN) Architecture
o 9th generation programmable hardware tessellation unit
o 20 Compute Units (1280 Stream Processors)
o 80 Texture Units
o 128 Z/Stencil ROP Units
o 32 Color ROP Units
o 512KB L2 read/write cache


About Eurocom:
Eurocom is a leading developer of long lifespan, fully upgradable notebooks, high performance mobile workstations and mobile servers since 1989. The company has produced many firsts and continues to engineer VGA solutions that inspire and enable individuals and companies to reach great possibilities. Eurocom has been a leading innovator in the mobile computer industry since 1989. Eurocom is currently the only developer in the world offering a Server on the Go solution with RAID 01/5/10 support and up to 4 hard drives. For more information on Eurocom please visit (www.eurocom.com).