The laptop you are about to meet almost made me lose it.
Say hello to Sky X9W.
For those expecting to see Alienware, MSI or even Origin, you might be disappointed as the X9W is made by Eurocom, a Canadian computer manufacturer and if I must say, the laptop specifications are definitely Sky-worthy!
BUILT FOR WAR AND NOT FOR PAPPARAZI
The Sky X9W is powered by a quad-core, Intel Core i7 ‘Skylake-S’ 6700K SoC and Intel Z170 Express ‘Skylake’ chipset. You can select either the Intel Core ‘Skylake-S’ i5-6600L or Core ‘Skylake-S’ i7-6700 SoC. It also comes with 8GB Nvidia Quadro M5000M, 4GB Nvidia Quadro M3000M, or a single 200W desktop class 4GB Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 with multiple fans on board to cool it.
SKY X9W SPECS IN DETAIL
- Chipset: Intel Z170 Express (Skylake)
- Processor: socketed desktop LGA1151 CPU, up to Intel i7-6700K, fully unlocked
- Memory: up to 64GB; DDR4-2133, 2400 or 2666; 4 SODIMM sockets
- VGA Technology: Quadro M5000M, M3000M or single 200W GTX 980 (desktop); PhysX; two MXM 3.0 slots
- Display Technology: supports 4 external monitors via 2x DP 1.2, 1x HDMI 2.0 and 1x HDMI 2.0 or DP1.2 (via USB 3.1 type C port); Nvidia Surround View
- Storage: up to 5TB with 4 drives; 2x HDD/SSD (SATA3) + 2x M.2 PCIe Gen3 x4/SATA3; RAID 0/1/5/10; supports NVMe SSDs
- Communications: two 1Gb LAN RJ-45 ports Killer E2400 + M.2 WLAN/Bluetooth; Killer DoubleShot X3
- Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows: 10, 8.1 and 7
- Card Reader: 6-in-1 MMC/RSMMC/SD/miniSD/SDHC/SDXC up to UHS-II
- Keyboard: Illuminated backlit with customizable 7-colours
- Security: TPM 2.0, Fingerprint and Kensington Lock
- Audio System: Sound Blaster X-Fi MB5; external 7.1CH audio output; headphone out, microphone in, S/PDIF and Line-in port; two built-in FORSTER Speakers (2.2W)+ Subwoofer (2.5W)
- Ports: 1x USB 3.1 type C (HDMI 2.0/DP 1.2/Thunderbolt 3); 2x miniDP 1.2; 1x HDMI 2.0; 5x USB 3.0 (1x Powered USB AC/DC); S/PDIF; Headphone; Mic; Line-in; 2x RJ45 (LAN)
- Weight and dimensions: 4.8kg / 10.56lbs; WxDxH 428x308x45mm / 17.12×12.32×1.8-inch.
I am sure you all are waiting for this part, hehe, the Sky X9W has a big price tag starting at $2,930 approximately N586,000 – hey! It could have been worse, plus there are some Apple Macbooks that have the same price tag.
Guys! Just imagine the speed on this machine *sigh*. For now, all I can do is stare #NwPlaying Stop and Stare by the One Republic.