Schenker announces XMG Ultra 17 notebook with Core i9-10900K and RTX 2080 SUPER

Published: May 1st 2020, 09:50 GMT   Comments

XMG has announced its latest desktop replacement.

XMG Ultra 17 – The first 10-core Intel laptop

This is the first known gaming laptop to feature desktop INTEL Comet Lake-S processor (this is not Comet Lake-H or U). In fact, this is the first 10-core Intel-based laptop.

The XMG 17U is not a 15-inch laptop like APEX featuring desktop Ryzen 3000. It’s a 17-inch model, which is bigger in terms of size, weight, and also in terms of power delivery. The XMG 17U has a dual power supply (2x 280W) and a 97 Wh battery.

XMG’s latest desktop replacement laptop is fully configurable in terms of graphics and compute. The starting configuration is Core i7-10700K and RTX 2070 SUPER. For the time being, it is not possible to change the specs, but the specs sheet lists all available options.

It supports 125W CPUs, meaning unlocked “K” Comet Lake-S processors are compatible. The previous model only supported up to 95W TDP models.

The display can be changed to the UHD IPS panel (this option is not available for APEX). Graphics options go up tp RTX 2080 SUPER, which is the full-fat 200W TDP model. This option is also not available to the Ryzen-based model.

XMG will start taking preorders on May 20th with shipping expected by end of June. The Ryzen-based APEX 15 is already available for preorder and it ships in 7 to do 10 days, although 3950X option is labeled as ‘coming soon’.

Which option would you choose?

XMG Desktop Laptops
XMG Ultra 17XMG APEX 15
CPUIntel Core i9-10900K (10C)
Intel Core i7-10700K (8C)
Intel Core i7-10600K (6C)
AMD Ryzen 9 3950X (16C)
AMD Ryzen 9 3900 (12C)
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X (8C)
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 (6C)
MotherboardIntel Z490AMD B450
GPUGeForce RTX 2070 Refresh 8 GB (115W)
GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER 8 GB (115W)
GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER 8 GB (200W)
GeForce RTX 2060 Refresh 6 GB (115W)
GeForce RTX 2070 Refresh 8 GB (115W)
Display17.3 “Full HD IPS | 240 Hz | G-SYNC | 100% sRGB
17.3” Ultra HD IPS | G-SYNC | 100% Adobe RGB
15.6 “Full HD IPS | 144 Hz | Thin Bezel | non-glare | 90% sRGB
RAM4x DDR4 up to 128GB2x DDR4 up to 64GB
Weight3.8 kg2.6 kg
Dimensions (W x D x H)399 x 319 x 43.5 mm361 x 258 x 32.5 mm
Battery & PSU97 Wh & 2x280W62 Wh & 230W
Price10900K – ?
10700K – 2799 EUR
10600K – ?
3600 – 1570 EUR
3700X – 1726 EUR
3900 – 1768 EUR
3950X – 2200 EUR
Pricing configuration16GB DDR4-2933, 500GB NVME 16 GB DDR4-3200, 250GB NVME SSD
AvailabilityPreorders 20.05/Shipping end of JunePreorders NOW, Shipping early May

Source: ComputerBase, XMG

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