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Eurocom Launches i7 Clarksfield-based Notebooks

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Eurocom Launches i7 Clarksfield-based Notebooks

Eurocom plans to launch its new mobile notebook line 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 the Core i7 trademark, as well as the code-named Ibex Peak-M core logic that will be branded as Intel PM55.

There will be two notebook models available: a 15.6-in. HD Eurocom W860CU Cougar and a 17.3-in. W870CU Cheetah based on Intel i7 Mobile processors, Intel PM55 chipset, DDR3-1333 Memory, and 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.

Both the 15.6-in. W860CU Cougar and 17.3-in. W870CU Cheetah provide workstation-calibre performance, according to the company. They feature SATA-300 hard drives and Intel Clarksfield i-7 and i7-Extreme Processor.

Available with a 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’s new line of i7 Mobile and i7 Extreme four-core processor technology, Eurocom W870CU Cheetah also features 1.5 TB of storage with three physical drives

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 Linux.

For more information, visit Eurocom.

Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.

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