Currently, the laptop market, both for gaming and mobile workstations, is mainly saturated with slim designs in which everything is dramatically shrunk, including the cooling systems. Sometimes there are solutions, for example, an external liquid cooling system, which we connect to the appropriate laptops, thus achieving much lower temperatures and a better work culture. However, a “laptop” is being developed in China, and its solutions are superior to anything we may have seen in the past ten years or so. Meet the REV-9.
A very unusual laptop is being prepared in China, which will have 64-core AMD EPYC processors and an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4080 desktop graphics card. Everything will be liquid cooled.
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The REV-9, as the device is called, has a very large (for a laptop) enclosure that houses not only very powerful components, but also a liquid cooling system. The laptop will be offered with 64-core, 128-thread AMD EPYC 7713 (Zen 3, EPYC Milan) and AMD EPYC 9554 (Zen 4, EPYC Genoa) processors, with a TDP of 225W. It will be able to obtain results in Cinebench R23 Multi of around 49,000 points. It is worth noting that with the screen open, the thickness of the device will be 39 mm.
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There’s also an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4080 desktop graphics card with 16GB of GDDR6X VRAM. In the future, a variant with the GeForce RTX 4080 SUPER will also appear. The device will use a 17.3-inch screen with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels and a refresh rate of 240 Hz or a 4K matrix with a refresh rate of 120 Hz. The IPS panels will provide, among other things, 100% sRGB color coverage. In addition, the device is equipped with a second 3.5-inch display intended to provide information about various system operating parameters, for example, component temperatures. Representing the desktop replacement category, the notebook certainly stands out among other designs. I admit I’m curious about the actual performance of such a device. Unfortunately, there is currently no information about pricing or an exact release date. However, the equipment must appear using the Chinese platform Taobao.
Source: WCCFTech, PCOnline
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