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Jun 05, 2013

Eurocom is shipping Haswell based, Shark 2.0 lightweight 6lbs, 15.6 inch notebook with high performance 2GB DDR5 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M on-board graphics

Contact:
Braden Taylor
613-656-7961
btaylor@eurocom.com

Eurocom targets mobile users looking for high performance GPU on-the-go and 3.5TB of storage

The Shark 2.0 is the newest addition to the Eurocom line of lightweight notebooks. It supports high performance NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M graphics, 4th Gen Intel Core i7 processors and up to four storage drives for an abundance of options in storage capacity, performance and redundancy.

EUROCOM Shark 2.0 provides high-calibre performance, powerful graphics capabilities and high performance storage with four physical storage drives and RAID 0/1/5 capability. Super powerful Intel Core i7 processors are supported for high-end computing wherever life takes place.

The EUROCOM Shark 2.0 has a 15.6” and optional 17.3” full HD 1920x1080 display. Customers can choose between Matte or Glossy displays.

“With support for 3.48 TB of storage, 4th Generation Intel Core i7 processors and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M graphics with Optimus makes the EUROCOM Shark 2.0, at only 1.6” thick, one of the best combinations of pure computing power and capability, combined with mobility and long battery life” Mark Bialic, Eurocom President.

Eurocom engineers have tested and benchmarked the Shark 2.0, results can be found here:

The Shark 2.0, which measures 14.96" x 10" x 1.61" and weights just 5.9 lbs, also supplies tremendous SATA-3 storage allowing users to save more of their favourite photos, music, games, and more, as well as headroom to install additional office and entertainment applications. Customers may also choose between RAID 0, RAID 1 or RAID 5 for the ultimate transfer rates and application load times or redundancy.

Intel HM 87 – 4th generation Intel Core i7
Equipped with an Intel HM 87 chipset allows for a full line of 4th generation Intel Core i7 processors to drive the system, including the Intel Core i7-4930MX with 4 cores and 8 threads running at 3 GHz with 8 MB L3 cache, Intel Core i7-4900MQ, Intel Core i7-4800MQ and Intel Core i7-4700MQ. These high-performance CPUs allow users to simultaneously run multiple applications at the same time -- all with increased performance and energy efficiency. More processors will be added to the options when Intel releases lower power i5 processors.

The 4th generation Intel Core i7 processors and HM 87 chipset of the Shark 2.0 also support up to three external displays.

Up to 24 GB of superfast DDR3-1600 SODIMM memory is also supported via three slots.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M
Featuring graphics technology based on NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M GPUs featuring 768 CUDA cores, 2 GB of DDR5 video memory, with the graphics clock running at 850MHz this new graphics powerhouse is the ultimate high performance enthusiasts notebook. The ability to perform. With Optimus support, the EUROCOM Shark 2.0 can run for 400 minutes on one charge.

“Having the powerful and energy efficient NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M graphics in a thin and light notebook such as the EUROCOM Shark 2.0, allows our customers to game, create or edit nearly anywhere with great battery life and performance” Mark Bialic, Eurocom President.

Benchmarks
Online Benchmarks, full configuration and Screen Captures:

3DMark Vantage: P16571

3D Mark 11: P4340

Unigine Heaven 3.0 fps: 43.1
Unigine Heaven 3.0 Score: 1085

Unigine Heaven 4.0 fps: 23.6
Unigine Heaven 4.0 Score: 595

Cinebench 11.5 OpenGL: 60.16
Cinebench 11.5 CPU: 6.81

SPECviewperf 11 64 bit
Catia-03: 10.83
Ensight-04: 17.98
Lightwave-01: 18.47
Maya-03: 11.42
Proe-05: 1.41
Sw-02: 10.91
Tcvis-02: 1.00
Snx-01: 2.17

EUROCOM Shark 2.0 Specifications:
• Display: 15.6-inch or 17.3-inch FHD 1920x1080; Matte or Glossy LED Backlit Display
• Chipset: Intel HM87 Mobile Express Chipset
• Processor: Intel 4th Generation i7 Processors; up to Extreme i7-4930MX
• Memory: up to 24GB; 3 RAM sockets; DDR3-1600
• VGA Technology: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M on-board with 2GB DDR5 Video Memory; Optimus; Turbo Boost 2.0
• Storage: up to 4 drives; 2x HDD/SSD (SATA3)+ 1x mSATA (SATA3) + 1x HDD/SSD via ODD bay (SATA2); RAID 0/1/5/10
• Card Reader: 9-in-1 MMC/RSMMC/SD/miniSD/SDHC/SDXC/MS/MS Pro/MS Duo
• Optical Drive: DVD-RW or Blu Ray-RW; exchangeable with 4th HDD/SDD
• Webcam: 2M FHD 1920x1080; 30fps; with Samsung HD sensor
• Audio System: Sound Blaster Cinema; two built-in speakers; built in microphone; S/PDIF Digital Output
• Ports: HDMI out; VGA/CRT out; 1x eSATA/USB 3.0; 3x USB 3.0; 1x USB 2.0; S/PDIF; Headphone; Mic; Line-in; RJ45 (LAN)
• Weight and dimensions: 15.6" 2.7kg (5.94lbs); WxDxH 374x250x16.3-42.7mm (14.06x10x0.65-1.71 inch)

About Eurocom:
Eurocom is a leading developer of long lifespan, fully upgradable notebooks, high performance mobile workstations and mobile servers since 1989. Eurocom has produced many firsts and continues to engineer solutions that inspire and enable individuals and companies to reach great possibilities. For more information on Eurocom please visit www.eurocom.com.

Online Resources:
EUROCOM Shark 2.0 Product Page:
EUROCOM Shark 2.0 Benchmarks:
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