Cyberpower Fangbook 4’s offer high performance in an understated package

cyberpower fangbook 4s offer high performance in an understated package cyber power pc 4 gaming laptop
There were a lot of new gaming laptops shown off at this year’s CES, but if you haven’t quite had your fill of them yet, Cyberpower has a few more for you to choose from. They’re known as the Fangbook 4 series, with three distinct sub-sections, each with their own varied hardware configurations.

It’s a lot to chose from, but no-consumer should ever gripe about having too many options when buying new hardware.

The first of the three new ranges,the SX series, comes in six unique flavors. At the more affordable end of the spectrum is the SX6-100, which has a 15.6 inch 1080P LCD display, a Core i7-6700HQ CPU, 8GB of DDR4, a GTX 960M and 1TB of HDD storage for just shy of $1,190.

That’s nothing to scoff at, but if you are willing to pay just a little more, you can get yourself the SX7-4K. For $1,630 instead, you can have a 4K display, double the memory, a GTX 970M 3GB and an additional 250GB M.2 SSD. That’s a much more well rounded package – though there are several other variants in between to offer a “best of both worlds” scenario.

Moving up the range to the SK-X series, you have a little more oomf and as you might expect, higher price tags to go with it. There’s only two different variants here however, the SK-X17 Pro and the SK-X17 Xtreme. The former has a 17.3 inch, 1080p G-Sync display, a Core i7-6820HK CPU, 16GB of DDR4, a GTX 970M 3GB, 250GB M.2 SSD, and 1TB HDD, all for $1,885.

The Xtreme version has all of the same hardware, except the 970M is switched out for a 980M with 8GB of its own memory. The price tag is also bumped to $2,115.

The final new additions to the Fangbook 4 range are the Xtreme G-Sync notebooks, which feature similar hardware, but with added potential. The G-Sync 100 comes in at $1,839, but instead of a 17-inch 1080p panel, it has a 15.6-inch 4K screen. The CPU is an unlocked desktop variant, the 6600K, which allows for overclocking. That is combined with the same 16GB of DDR4, a GTX 970M GPU, 250GB M.2 SSD, and 1TB HDD of the X17 Pro.

The highest of high-end Fangbook 4, however, is the Xtreme G-Sync 200. It too has a 15.6 inch 4K display with G-Sync support, but upgrades the CPU to an i7-6700K. It also pushes the GPU up to a 980M, which when combined with the same storage and memory as its slightly cheaper variant, does mean the price jumps up to $2,205.

Essentially designed to pick up where the FangBook 3 left off, Cyberpower’s new range of Skylake laptops has a lot of potential at surprising low price points. An unlocked CPU, 4K display and a 980M is a mighty powerful combination, especially at a price that barely clears $2,200.

Regardless of which you want, they’re all available now from CyberPower.


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