Press Release Summary:
Available for upgrading Racer 2.0, 15.6 in. SFF Mobile Workstation or configuring new system, MXM 3.0b spec AMD Radeon HD 8970M has 1,280 compute cores running at 850 MHz with 4 GB GDDR5 memory running at 1,200 MHz. Full DirectX 11.1 support is standard, along with AMD App Acceleration, 2304 GFLOPS single precision compute power, and 144 GFLOPS double precision compute power. Produced on 28 nm process with GCN architecture, GPU offers 850 MHz engine clock and 1,200 MHz memory clock.
Original Press Release:
Eurocom Adds AMD Radeon HD 8970M to Ivy Bridge Based Racer 2.0 High Performance, Upgradeable Notebook
The addition of the MXM 3.0b spec AMD Radeon HD 8970M offers gamers and enthusiasts a new level of ultra high performance graphics to upgrade their existing Racer 2.0 or configure into their new system.
Eurocom is always striving to allow upgradeability of legacy systems to allow customers the opportunity to upgrade their system to improve performance and life span. Eurocom engineers have recently finished stress testing and verifying the performance and operation of the 8970M in the Racer 2.0.
The AMD Radeon HD 8970M GPU has 1,280 compute cores running at 850MHz with 4 GB GDDR5 memory running at 1200MHz. With full DirectX 11.1 support, the 8970M offers a great gaming experience for all PC titles. AMD App Acceleration uses GPU compute to accelerate and improve image quality, video playback and overall computing performance.
"At Eurocom, we have offered fully upgradeable notebooks to our clients for many years because we believe very strongly in the long term benefits it offers our clients; VGA upgradeability allows users to extend lifespan of their equipment without compromising performance " Mark Bialic, Eurocom President.
The EUROCOM Racer 2.0 is a 15.6” small form factor Mobile Workstation utilizing the Intel Mobile HM 77 Express Chipset with support for the full line of 22nm Ivy Bridge Processors, support for up to three storage drives. The Racer 2.0 supports 32 GB of DDR3-1600 memory.
EUROCOM Racer 2.0 with AMD Radeon HD 8970M Online Benchmarks
AMD Radeon HD 8970M Benchmark Summary:
3DMark Vantage: P24013
3D Mark 11: P6513
Unigine Heaven 4.0 fps: 47.6
Unigine Heaven 4.0 Score: 1198
Unigine Heaven 3.0 fps: 71
Unigine Heaven 3.0 Score: 1789
Cinebench 11.5 OpenGL: 71.84
Cinebench 11.5 CPU: 7.22
SPECviewperf 11 64 bit
AMD Radeon™ HD 8970M Series GPU Feature Summary:
850 MHz Engine Clock
1280 Stream Processors
4 GB GDDR5 Memory
1200 MHz Memory Clock
256-bit GDDR5 memory interface
2304 GFLOPS Single Precision compute power
144 GFLOPS Double Precision compute power
DirectX 1.11 graphics
Eurocom is a leading developer of long lifespan, fully upgradable notebooks, high performance mobile workstations and mobile servers since 1989. Eurocom has produced many firsts and continues to engineer solutions that inspire and enable individuals and companies to reach great possibilities. For more information on Eurocom please visit www.eurocom.com.
EUROCOM Racer 2.0 with AMD Radeon HD 8970M Online Benchmarks: http://web.eurocom.com/ec/ec_GetBenchmarkB(51)ec
EUROCOM Racer 2.0 Product Page: http://web.eurocom.com/ec/ec_model_config1(1,225,0)x
EUROCOM Racer 2.0 Images: http://web.eurocom.com/ec/ec_images(225)x