Thursday, August 1st 2013

CYBERPOWERPC Announces the Fang Taipan M2 Gaming Laptop

CyberPower Inc. www.cyberpowerpc.com, a global manufacturer of custom gaming PCs, does not believe in cookie-cutter laptop PCs that leave you with few options for customization. The company today unveiled its Fang Taipan M2, a gaming laptop that comes one way: your way.

The Fang Taipan M2 is the ultimate gaming laptop that can be customized for every buyer with the latest in gaming tech. The "poison" you load in the Taipan M2 to kill your competition is your choice.

The GPU arsenal at your disposal includes the power of dual NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M in SLI mode and dual AMD Radeon HD 8970M in CrossFire mode. The Taipan M2 also makes use of the superlative Intel Core i7-4930MX Extreme Edition CPU, supporting up to 32 GBs of dual-channel, high-performance Kingston HyperX or Corsair Vengeance Memory.

The recoiled Taipan M2 brings back the original, stylish and rubberized look with improved functionality. In addition to USB 3.0 and e-SATA interfaces, the Taipan M2 features lightning-fast Thunderbolt input for the ultimate in connection speed, as well as rear and front-facing cameras. The keyboard is color-programmable with responsive tactile feedback for the enhanced gaming capability.

To complement its powerful hardware, the Taipan M2 features a full HD 17.3" (16:9) LED-backlit display at 1920 x 1080 resolution and the perfect sound setup for audiophiles with an Onkyo speaker system supported by premium Sound Blaster X-Fi MB3 audio technology. A single HDMI output is also included to bring your gaming experience to the next level.

The Taipan M2 boasts support for a wide range of technologies: AMD Eyefinity to max out gaming performance, NVIDIA Optimus to automatically optimize battery life while maintaining outstanding performance whether you're watching a movie, surfing the web, or playing a graphically-intensive game, and Intel's Rapid Start Technology in RAID 1 and 0 to minimize loading downtime by increasing boot speeds and data transfer rates.

The base Taipan M2 specs include:
  • 17.3" Full HD 1920 x 1080 display
  • Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.40 GHz 6M Turbo 3.40 GHz
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M 2 GB GDDR5 (SLI-MODE)
  • 64 GB SanDisk SATA III 6.0 Gb/s Solid State Drive
  • 750 GB 7200 RPM SATA300 Hard Drive (Storage)
  • Integrated Illuminated Full Size Isolated Keyboard
  • 16 GB (8 GBx2) DDR3 SODIMM Dual Channel Memory
  • Illuminated Keyboard, Built-in 5.0/1.0 MP Webcams,
  • Internal 802.11 b/g/n Wireless LAN + Bluetooth Combo
  • 8X DVD±R/RW/4X + DL Super-Multi Drive
  • Microsoft Windows 8 (64-bit Edition)
Base price for this configuration is $1869.

The Fang Taipan M2 can be customized to your specifications with more powerful CPUs, greater and faster performance memory, larger capacity SSD storage options, and optical drives.All CyberPowerPC notebook systems include a 1-year limited warranty.
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8 Comments on CYBERPOWERPC Announces the Fang Taipan M2 Gaming Laptop

#1
Vario
That sounds like a real monster with the dual GPU
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Jstn7477
I'd rather have a single GTX 780m instead. I made the mistake of buying a $2400 Toshiba X205-SLI4 with dual 8600m GT GPUs instead of a $1250 Gateway FX with an 8800m GTS a couple years ago.
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Jstn7477
These laptops are probably much better, but if SLi doesn't work for a game, your FPS will probably be crappy, microstutter was really bad on my laptop, and aside from the cards hitting 95c and throttling when both were used, they died 4 times since all those GeForce 8/9 chips had severe solder bump issues..
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#5
Jorge
It don't come "in my way" because it's not available in a 14" model with the A10-5750 APU, so no sale.
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#6
Prima.Vera
Can I have one with Intel processor and ATI video card? The nvidia's one costs double while is slower than the 8970M.

by: Jorge
It don't come "in my way" because it's not available in a 14" model with the A10-5750 APU, so no sale.
Go for MSI then. ;)

Btw, what is faster 2x765M or single 8970M card??
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jihadjoe
by: Jstn7477
I'd rather have a single GTX 780m instead. I made the mistake of buying a $2400 Toshiba X205-SLI4 with dual 8600m GT GPUs instead of a $1250 Gateway FX with an 8800m GTS a couple years ago.
This.
780m has exactly twice of everything the 765m has, and none of the drawbacks of SLI.
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alucasa
by: Jstn7477
These laptops are probably much better, but if SLi doesn't work for a game, your FPS will probably be crappy, microstutter was really bad on my laptop, and aside from the cards hitting 95c and throttling when both were used, they died 4 times since all those GeForce 8/9 chips had severe solder bump issues..
Sli in laptop has gotten better, but yes, the general rule of thumb is avoid sli setup.

by: Jorge
It don't come "in my way" because it's not available in a 14" model with the A10-5750 APU, so no sale.
The laptop above is top of line laptop. Those never carry AMD cpu. I have never seen top of line laptops carrying AMD mobile CPU since 1996 :p It could carry AMD GPU though. I am not even sure why you posted that since you are looking for 14 inch. This is 17 inch DTR laptop.
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