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No quote but it is a i7 laptop with dual 1080's that run full board. Actually a bit terrifying, though it weighs 12 lbs and has a on battery life of 45 minutes it would be the best 45 minutes of laptop gaming you could have. But it is too much? Not for this website it isn't.

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Two 330w power bricks?

Over 5kg?

Dual 1080's?

You're damn right it's not too much for OCN.


It's quite impressive how far we have come, as Linus mentioned. I remember buying my first laptop with a 460m. Which was equal to a desktop GTS 250 (which has half the gpu power of a GTX 460).

It was still heavy, bulking, short battery life. However, we are reaching a crossing point where laptop cpu's from Nvidia are on par with desktop components.

It really is getting interesting for mobile. I cannot wait to see what Volta brings.
Edited by Slaughtahouse - 9/9/16 at 9:13am
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The power bricks are a huge downer. Just make it a little bigger and put the bricks inside it.
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my only gaming laptop had a GTX 260m and it was pathetic. This seems to not be as pathetic in benchmarks it runs the same as 2 actual 1080s in SLI... that power draw though...
 
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The power bricks are a huge downer. Just make it a little bigger and put the bricks inside it.

Watching the video, I actually thought he was going to say they had integrated a PSU into the design. I was ready for it. tongue.gif

I guess that's something to hope for in the future, but right now it would most likely just expose delicate components to higher potential temperatures, and make the laptop warmer than it needs too be.
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They forgot to undervolt the CPU and put fans on maximum speed (FN+1)!
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LOL. They had an x79 version of that laptop a few years ago that a friend bought. Thing is a beast, still. I'd buy one, especially based on skylake.
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post #8 of 58
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The power bricks are a huge downer. Just make it a little bigger and put the bricks inside it.

and call it pc? biggrin.gif
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One of the first computers I got to mess around with as a kid was a 8088 Compaq Portable. Sager has nothing on it.


Edited by Wildcard36qs - 9/9/16 at 2:40pm
   
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LOL. They had an x79 version of that laptop a few years ago that a friend bought. Thing is a beast, still. I'd buy one, especially based on skylake.

They're improved a lot since the X79 / HM87 days.
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