You may have heard about the ridiculously overpowered 17.3-inch AFTERSHOCK TITAN gaming notebook from various media reports. But do you know what it takes to power the dual graphics card machine?
Yes, that humongous black brick which AFTERSHOCK PC marketing manager Joe Wee has slung over his shoulder in the photo above is the answer. The AC power adaptor for the TITAN notebook weighs the same as two ultrabooks, according to Wee, and is able to output 300 watts of power — as much as what the power supply units for some small desktop computers can push.
And if you still don’t think that the power adaptor is as titanic as the TITAN itself, here’s a photo with a Singapore 50-cent coin (silver) and a dollar coin (gold) placed on top of the unit:
Massive. AFTERSHOCK PC marketing manager Joe Wee joked: “We only recommend this laptop for people who want to train their arm muscles.”
Or maybe it wasn’t a joke.
And if you’re curious, here’s the TITAN’s specs:
|Processor||3rd Generation Intel Core i5 and i7 Processor Options:
|Graphics Card(s)||2 X GEFORCE 670M GTX 2GB GDDR5 SLI2X GEFORCE 680M GTX 4GB GDDR5 SLI2X AMD RADEON 7970M 2GB GDDR5 CROSSFIRE|
|Display||17.3” FHD Matte Display (1920 x 1080)17.3” FHD Glossy Display (1920 x 1080)17.3” FHD Glossy Display with 90% NTSC color gamut. (1920 x 1080)|
|System Memory||Configure with up to 32GB of DDR3 Memory 4 x 204-Pin DDR3 SO-DIMM SDRAM Slots|
|Storage||2x Detachable 2.5″ 9.5mm (H) SATA Hard Disk Drives,
Hardware RAID-0 / 1 support
1x mSATA SSD1x 12.7mm (H) Optical Drive Bay, SATA Interface,
Interchangeable with DVD±R/RW Combo drive, Blu-ray/DVD±R/RW Combo Drive
Disclosure: AFTERSHOCK PC did not ask or request for this article nor was any compensation in cash or kind exchanged. I was just visiting their shop and found the power adaptor for the TITAN ridiculously… TITANIC.
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