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ILLEGEAR Unveils New Gaming Laptop S5 – Game Wherever, Whenever


Kuala Lumpur (17 November 2014) — Featuring 4K QFHD Sharp IGZO premium display (optional), Intel® Core™ i7-4710HQ and a fierce gaming-class NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 970M/980M within a 25mm(970M)/28mm(980M) thin chassis, the ultra slim and lightweight S5 meets every gaming professional’s needs — Game Wherever, Whenever. The S5 is ideal for hardcore gamers who continue to test their laptop to the limit with performance-demanding games.

“Today’s gamers demand portable PCs that delivers smooth and engaging gaming experience and, at the same time, allow them to bring everywhere conveniently,” said Chin Jiun How, Product Manager, ILLEGEAR Sdn Bhd. “We aim to satisfy these road warriors with S5’s incredible performance and visuals.”

Choose between the TOP 2 mobile gaming graphics card on the planet
S5 base model contains Nvidia Geforce GTX 970M graphics card, it’s the newest and 2nd most powerful mobile gaming GPU available. End users have the option to upgrade it to Nvidia Geforce GTX 980M, the world’s most powerful mobile gaming GPU in the world at the moment. Upgrading to Nvidia GTX 980M will add 3mm to the laptop thickness. Nvidia GeForce GTX 970M/980M Maxwell architecture graphics would elevate users’ gameplay experience and motion to newer and truer levels of realism. The S5 base model (i7-4710HQ + GTX 970M) has got a score of 7388 in 3DMark Firestrike.

ILLEGEAR Unveils New Gaming Laptop S5
ILLEGEAR Unveils New Gaming Laptop S5

Play Smoother, Play Harder, Play Longer

4K QFHD premium display featuring Sharp IGZO technology shed a new light on how end users view their favorite games and movies. Images have never been so crisp and clear. At twice the resolution of HD, end users get 3840×2160 pixels of breathtaking brilliance. ILLEGEAR S5 also provides other screen upgrade options such as 4K QFHD display with Samsung PLS technology, Full HD LG IPS display and 3K QHD+ display upon special request.

The 4th Generation Intel Core i7-4710HQ processor multitasks and manages power distribution effectively. In 25mm thin chassis, end users could also upgrade their RAM to the maximum of 32GB DDR3L to add even more multitasking power to the notebook and be free from lag completely.

S5 each contains three next-generation M.2 slots, 2 of them are for M.2 PCIe SSD and one for Intel 7265-AC M.2 WLAN + Bluetooth module. M.2, formerly known as the Next Generation Form Factor (NGFF), is a specification for internally mounted computer expansion cards and associated connectors. PCIe M.2 Solid State Drive delivers next-generation SSD performance with speeds exceeding that seen in the typical SATA 3 SSD range.

Today’s games continuously require a bigger and bigger amount of storage space. To meet the storage needs of growing media libraries and cutting-edge games, S5’s quad drives capability allows a maximum storage of 4TB (2x M.2 SSD, 2x SATA).

The heat generated by next-generation gaming and high-powered applications is decently tackled by S5’s triple-fan, triple-heatsink and triple-heatpiper thermal cooling design. Users are therefore allowed to play for as long as their mind and body can take.

Game Wherever, Whenever
Game Wherever, Whenever


Supreme Sound and Visual
S5 comes with next generation Onkyo speakers and free sound enhancing software, Sound Blaster X-Fi MB3. It also has 2x mini Displayport and 1x HDMI output to support Intel 3 Independent Display technology.

Base specification and price

  • Display: 15.6″ Full HD Anti-glare Display (1920 x 1080)
  • Processor: Intel® Core™ i7-4710HQ (6MB L3 Cache, 2.50GHz)
  • Graphics Card: Nvidia GeForce GTX 970M 3GB GDDR5 with Optimus (Maxwell)
  • RAM: Crucial 8GB DDR3L RAM 1600MHz – 1 X 8GB
  • Storage Drive RAID Options: Non-RAID
  • Primary Drive: 500GB Seagate Solid State Hybrid Drive
  • Secondary Drive: None
  • M.2 SSD RAID Options: Non-RAID
  • Primary M.2 Solid State Drive: None
  • Secondary M.2 Solid State Drive: None
  • Wireless Network Card: Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265 M.2 AC – WLAN & Bluetooth 4.0 Combo
  • Accessories: ILLEGEAR Backpack & Velvet Sleeve
  • Operating System: FREE DOS
  • Keyboard Backlight Color: White
  • Warranty: ILLEGEAR 2 Year Carry-In Limited Warranty


Starting from RM5,299

Customiation is available on http://store.illegear.com/s-series/100-illegear-s5.html

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