XMG Ultra 17: A Laptop w/ a Desktop-Grade Intel Core i9-10900K & NVIDIA RTX 2080 Super

Laptop maker Schenker has somehow managed to fit a desktop-grade Intel Core i9-10900K CPU and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super into a 17″ notebook chassis. The latest version of the Schenker XMG Ultra 17 M20 makes use of the company’s anti-dust tunnel cooling system to power parts that even some desktop builds would have trouble handling. 

Intel’s 10-core flagship, the Core i9-10900K, in particular, is an interesting addition. Not only does it have a 125W base TDP–it hits 4.8 GHz on all cores thanks to a PL2 state that maxes out at a phenomenal 250W. To put this into perspective, very few laptops, on the whole have a power consumption that goes higher than 150W. 

The GeForce RTX 2080 Super included is no slouch, either. Schenker’s outfitted a GPU with a 200W TGP. While this is a step down from the desktop RTX 2080 Super’s nominal 250W power rating, its far more power than the 80W RTX 2080 Max-Q that most gaming laptops come equipped with.

Schenker’s anti-dust channel technology takes dust that enters the laptop housing and forces it out, ensuring that cooling performance remains optimal in the long-run. 

The display is surprisingly good too: You get a 4K panel with 100 percent Adobe RGB coverage, meaning you can actually make use of the 4K-capable hardware.

Unsurprisingly, the Schenker XMG Ultra 17 M20 needs a tremendous amount of power: It features dual power supplies supplying 560W of juice. The laptop “technically” has a battery, but don’t expect much more than half an hour’s use from it.



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