Eurocom Monster 1.0 portable laptop says it can run multiple VMs, platforms

Eurocom Monster

A portable yet highly capable notebook, the Eurocom Monster 1.0, has now started to roll out. And according to the company, this 11.6-inch rig is touted to run multiple virtual machines and operating systems.

By the looks of things, the manufacturer seems to have managed to squeeze a variety of high-end components within dimensions of 11.48 x 8.28 x 0.51-1.48 inches. The main foundation is laid down by the Intel Mobile HM76 Express chipset which can be configured with both second as well as third generation processors from the Intel Core series up to the Core i7 3920XM Extreme Edition CPU. Accompanying the 22nm or 32nm silicon chips is a GT 650M graphics unit from Nvidia proffering 2GB of DDR3 VRAM and the Optimus technology.

Eurocom Monster 1

“The Eurocom Monster is capable of running up to 8 virtual machines due to its high performance hardware; Intel Core i7 3920XM processor, Nvidia GeForce GT 650M graphics combined with 16GB DDR3 1600 memory and up to 1 terabyte of storage with up to 410 minutes of battery life. This is the perfect system for mobile professionals who need exceptionally capable hardware for such things as mobile server applications, technical presale, CUDA and OpenCL development on the go,” commented Mark Bialic, Eurocom President.

A 11.6-inch HD 1366 x 768 pixel backlit LED display flaunting a glossy or matte finish, sits on the flip-side of the lid, while various components including a couple of USB ports, an HDMI 1.4a output, a VGA socket, a headphone jack and a RJ45/LAN port, are fitted onto the device. Additionally, the Eurocom Monster 1.0 also incorporates up to 16GB of DDR3 memory and a maximum of 1TB storage. Weighing just about 1.8kgs, the portable notebook can deliver approximately 410 minutes of activity through the 62.16WH battery.

Eurocom Monster 2

The Eurocom Monster 1.0 price starts at $825 in the US or €666 for Europe. The laptop is available for purchase through the company’s website.