Wednesday, May 28th 2014

Eurocom Launches the Shark 3 15.6-Inch Notebook

Eurocom launches the Shark 3 for mobile users looking for an upgradeable, secure system with high performance NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M graphics and 5.5 TB of RAIDable storage.

The Shark 3 is the newest addition to the Eurocom line of lightweight notebooks. It supports high performance NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M graphics, 4th Gen Intel Core i7 processors and up to four storage drives for an abundance of options in storage capacity, performance and redundancy.
The EUROCOM Shark 3 has a 15.6" full HD 1920x1080 display while customers can choose between Matte or Glossy displays. The 2,073,600 pixels of the 15.6" 1920x1080 display are powered by the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M graphics with 2 GB DDR5 VRAM, 640 CUDA Cores, with a GPU core able to run at up to 1029 MHz +boost.

"With support for 4th Generation Intel Core i7 processors and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M graphics with Optimus makes the EUROCOM Shark 3 at only 1.7" thick, one of the best combinations of pure computing power, capability and mobility" Mark Bialic, Eurocom President. "The integrated Trusted Platform Module provides our customers with the utmost in secure computing to keep their information and livelihood safe and secure."

Powered by a full line of 4th Generation Intel Core i7 processors utilizing the Intel HM87 Express Chipset including the Intel Core i7-4940MX Processor Extreme with 4 cores and 8 threads running at 3.1 GHz (up to 4 GHz max turbo frequency) with 8 MB L3 cache.

The Shark 3 measures just 14" x 10" x 0.65-1.71" and weights only 5.9 lbs, while also supplying tremendous SATA3 storage, up to 5.5 TB, allowing users to save more of their favorite photos, music, games, and more, as well as headroom to install additional office and entertainment applications. Customers may also choose between RAID 0 or RAID 1 for the ultimate transfer rates and application load times or redundancy. Up to 24 GB of memory is supported via three memory slots.

"Having the power and energy efficiency of the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M graphics in a thin and light notebook such as the EUROCOM Shark 3, allows our customers to game, create or edit nearly anywhere with great battery life and performance" Mark Bialic, Eurocom President.

We take security very seriously; Eurocom has coupled an integrated biometric fingerprint reader and a Trusted Platform Module to secure the Shark 3 from unauthorized access. The Trusted Platform Module addresses a fundamental aspect to IT security: the root of trust. Embedded into the Shark 3, the TPM provides a proven, safe foundation for more secure computing.

The Shark 3 is a very high performance system with computing luxury in mind; a backlit chiclet style keyboard provides an extremely pleasant typing experience combined with adjustable backlighting. One instant button for access to the Shark 3's control center allows users to adjust the most crucial settings immediately, at the touch of just one button. The multi gesture touch pad provides a pleasant way to view media and browse the web.

A beautifully menacing full size isolated keyboard with numeric pad and silver Backlit makes gaming or working in the dark a breeze.

EUROCOM Shark 3 Specifications:
  • Display: 15.6-inch FHD 1920-by-1080 pixels; Matte (Non-Glare); LED Backlit Display; 95% NTSC optional
  • Security: H/W based TPM 1.2 Data Encryption and Fingerprint Recognition
  • Keyboard: Backlit chicklet style keyboard with three levels of brightness
  • Chipset: Intel HM87 (Haswell) Mobile Express Chipset
  • Processor: Intel 4th Generation i7 Processors; up to Extreme i7-4940MX
  • Memory: up to 24 GB; 3 RAM sockets; DDR3L-1600/1866
  • VGA Technology: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M (Maxwell); 2 GB DDR5; 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
  • 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 2W speakers; built in microphone; S/PDIF Digital Output
  • Connectivity: 1 Gigabit LAN on-board; WLAN and Bluetooth
  • Ports: HDMI 1.4a 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: 2.7kg (5.94lbs)
  • Dimensions WxDxH: 374x250x16.3-42.7mm (14.06x10x0.65-1.71 inch)
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Nice to see the clevo w350ss coming to another manufacturer. perhaps now we will see some direct reviews of the w350ss chassis? nobody has reviewed it yet.
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