Manufacturers of modern laptops often have to balance between the power of iron and the weight of the next novelty. Engineers Mediaworkstations went the other way, presenting “uncompromising” portable PC-based high-performance AMD processor Ryzen Threadripper. 64-core laptop accommodates up to two discrete graphics cards and 256 GB of RAM – though with some reservations on the part of mobility.
Unusual hardware platform includes the following items motherboard ASRock TRX40 Creator with CPU choice: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X, Threadripper Threadripper 3970X or 3960X. Portable PC supports up to 256 GB of RAM and up to two discrete graphics cards. The list of options includes consumer model GPU up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Ti, and professional: Quadro RTX RTX 4000 and 8000, as well as Tesla V100.
Mediaworkstations provides users with the possibility to equip the device with both NVMe solid-state drives with the M. 2 socket, including Intel Optane, and a pair of the classic 3.5-inch “hard drive”. However, for this iron set will have to pay not only money: the weight of the portable workstation, depending on options, ranges from 13.6 to 15.8 kg, and the dimensions of the hull, made of steel, – 430 x 347 x 229 mm.
“Budget” configuration of the new processor Ryzen Threadripper 3960X, 32 GB RAM, SSD 250 GB SSD and graphics GeForce RTX 2060 Super on the manufacturer’s website costs $7997 dollars and when you buy the maximum configuration with all the possible options the user will have to part with over $49 400.