EUROCOM P170EM Neptune 2
17.3-inch FHD 1920-by-1080 with Glossy (Glare) or Matte (Non-Glare); LED Backlit

  • Chipset: Intel Mobile HM77 Express Chipset
    Processor: up to Intel Extreme Edition i7-3940XM; supports both Sandy Bridge (32nm) and Ivy Bridge (22nm) Mobile Processors
  • VGA Technology: NVIDIA GeForce GTX: 1060,980M, 970M, 680M, 675MX, 675M, 670MX, 670M, GTX 660M; Quadro K3000M, 5010M and AMD HD7970M; MXM 3.0b; up to 100W; Optimus
  • Storage: up to 4 drives; 1st and 2nd HDD/SDD (SATA 6Gb/s; 3rd HDD/SDD via ODD Bay; 4th mSATA; RAID 0/1/5; support Smart Response Technology (SRT)
  • Optical Drive: DVD-Burner; Blu Ray Burner, or 3rd HDD
  • Keyboard: Iluminated with user changable 7-colours backlit
  • Webcam: 2M FHD
  • Audio System: External 7.1CH audio output supported by headphone, microphone, S/PDIF and Line-in port; THX TruStudio Pro; two ONKYO built-in Speakers + Subwoofer
  • Ports: DisplayPort 1.1a; HDMI out; DVI-I; 1x eSATA/USB 3.0; 2x USB 3.0; 1x USB 2.0; S/PDIF; Headphone; Mic; Line-in; Firewire-400; RJ45 (LAN)
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    Are there any restriction when I load Linux/Ubuntu on my notebook??
    Apr 03, 2017

    All our system have been tested with Linux/Ubuntu and they do work properly. Until recently the only known restriction is you could not use a Killer wireless card with Linux/Ubuntu. Recent releases of Linux has resolved this issue.

    Thank You

    Can I disable G-Sync temporarily on my Eurocom Notebook?
    Jun 15, 2017

    If your notebook is configured with G-Sync you may encounter some older video games that do not support G-Sync. To play these games you simply temporarily disable G-Sync using the following method...

    1. Right click anywhere on the Desktop
    2. Open the NVidia Control Panel
    3. On the left side of the screen select - Setup G-Sync
    4. De-select Enable G-Sync

    Can I upgrade my system to use NVidia G-Sync?
    Jun 11, 2015

    Unfortunately No. In order for a notebook to use NVidia G-Sync it must come from the factory with G-Sync enabled. Part of the requirements are as following...

    1) Supported GPU
    2) Supported LCD Panel
    3) NVidia GPU Driver R352.06 or above
    4) Eurocom G-BIOS

    What is G-Sync?

    G-Sync is a proprietary adaptive sync technology created by NVidia to eliminate screen tearing and the need for software deterrents such as Vsync. G-Sync eliminates screen tearing by forcing a video display to adapt to the frame rate of the outputting device rather than the other way around, which could traditionally be refreshed halfway through the process of a frame being output by the device, resulting in two frames being shown at once. In order for a device to use G-Sync, it must contain a proprietary G-Sync module sold by NVidia.

    How do I activate the TPM Module in my Eurocom notebook
    Jun 05, 2015
    PDF Document

    To learn how to activate the TPM module in your Eurocom Notebook please download the attached .PDF document.

    How do I remove/install a wireless LAN card in my Eurocom Neptune 2 / Sager NP9170
    Jun 15, 2015
    PDF Document

    To learn how to remove or install the wireless LAN card in your Eurocom Neptune 2 / Sager NP9170 notebook, please download the attached .PDF document

    How do I turn off the Driver Auto Updates for Windows 10? They keep updating drivers I do not want updated
    Jun 15, 2017

    Occasionally Microsoft will use their Auto Update feature in Windows 10 and will send out new drivers to your notebook. Generally this is fine however sometimes you do not want drivers such as your Video Card drivers updated as the newest drivers will not work properly in your notebook. To turn off these driver updates please follow this easy procedure...

    1. Click Start, right-click Computer, and then click Properties.
    2. In the Tasks list, click Advanced System Settings.
    3. On the System Properties dialog box, click the Hardware tab, and then click Windows Update Driver Settings.
    4. Select Never check for drivers when I connect a device.
    5. Click OK twice, and then close the System dialog box.

    I am getting a black screen during Windows 10 Pro x64 installation. What should I do?
    Jan 16, 2016

    Please verify that your UEFI is enabled in the BIOS. This is required for the install to work!

    Where do I find drivers for my new VGA card?
    Jun 05, 2015

    The drivers for all Video Cards are available in our Product Showroom. On the Orange Options Menu you will see a series of links. Please choose Drivers and you will be taken to the proper drivers for your notebook.

    Will my new notebook with a 10 series video card function in Linux?
    Oct 20, 2016

    Yes it sure will. New drivers have been released that have resolved past problems. The only restriction is that RAID will not work with Linux OS on Eurocom Notebooks

    Can I put Linux on my Eurocom Notebook??
    Aug 12, 2015

    Yes...You sure can. There are two conditions however...

    1) You must have an Intel Wireless card

    Realtek and Killer wireless cards ARE NOT supported in Linux. Please ensure you have an Intel Wireless Card in your notebook

    2) You cannot be using RAID

    Linux cannot support RAID in a Eurocom Notebook. If you must use RAID then you must use a Windows operating system.

    If you are interested, when you purchase a new Eurocom Notebook you can request we install a Linux OS for you. We can install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and the cost is $75.00

    How do I install the WIFI card in my Eurocom Neptune 2?
    Jun 03, 2015
    PDF Document

    To learn how to install the WIFI card in the Eurocom Neptune 2 simply download the attached .pdf document.

    Is it possible to turn the system fans on Full Speed to ensure my notebook remains cool?
    Jun 15, 2017

    During normal use the fans will increase speed on their own as heat builds however, many users like to prevent the temps in their notebook from building so they toggle the fans to full speed before stressing the notebook.

    If you are just sitting down to intense gaming or starting some heavy workload on your notebook and you want to turn your fans on full speed to keep things nice and cool, simply use the keystroke FN-1 and this will toggle the fans to full speed. Toggle the FN-1 again and the fans will return to their normal speed as you choose.

    On the Eurocom Tornado notebook there is a Fan button on the top case that will throttle the fans to full speed and back to normal as it is pushed. This is the only model Eurocom notebook that does not use the FN-1 selection to control fan speed.

    Can I use an M.2 Drive as my primary hard drive or do I need a standard Hard drive installed?
    Jan 14, 2016

    If your notebook is equipped with an M.2 Hard Drive you can use it alone and as the primary drive in your notebook. There are no restriction on how it can be used.


    How do I flash my Notebook with a new BIOS?
    Aug 13, 2015

    In order to get some of new GPUs working in your system you may require to update the BIOS. Please contact our Support Team using this Support Request Form

    How do I remove the battery from my Eurocom P170EM Neptune 2 / Sager NP9170
    Jun 15, 2015
    PDF Document

    To learn how to remove the battery from your Clevo P170EM / Sager NP9170 please download the attached .PDF document

    How do I remove the Keyboard card in my Eurocom Neptune 2?
    Jun 03, 2015
    PDF Document

    To learn how to remove the Keyboard from your Eurocom Neptune 2 simply download the attached .pdf document

    How do I upgrade my BIOS so I can upgrade to the new GTX 980M Video card?
    Nov 04, 2015

    First you must obtain a copy of the latest BIOS for your notebook. This can be done by requesting it using our Support Request form. Here is the link...

    Making a bootable USB Key:
    First Download the HP Drive key Boot Utility
    Second Download the win98 system files
    Steps to Create Bootable USB Drive
    1. Extract the Win98 system files to a directory
    2. Install the HP USB Disk Storage Format Tool and run the program.
    3. Select the Device and the File system from the drop down menus
    4. Select Quick format
    5. Select Create a Dos startup Disk
    6. Select using dos system files located at: Select where you extracted the win98 system files to
    7. Click start and follow directions
    8. Extract the bios file to a folder called bios on the USB drive

    To Flash the Bios
    10.Make sure AC Adapter is plugged in.
    11.Press F7 for the boot menu, boot from usb drive
    12.Change directory to bios (CD bios)
    13.Run step1.exe in DOS mode, and it will auto restart.
    14.Press F7 for the boot menu and select usb drive
    15.Change directory to bios (cd bios)
    16.Run step2.Bat this process may take few minutes.
    17.After flash is finished, please turn off the system.
    18.Replug AC Adapter one times.

    When I try to load Killer Wireless drivers, my computer locks up.
    Aug 13, 2015

    This is a driver issue. If you are having this problem please use the drivers located at the following location...

    Killer Wireless Drivers

    How do I remove the Motherboard from my Eurocom Neptune 2?
    Jun 03, 2015
    PDF Document

    To learn how to remove the Motherboard from your Eurocom Neptune 2 simply download the attached .pdf file

    How do I remove the Hard Drive from my Eurocom Neptune 2?
    Jun 03, 2015
    PDF Document

    To learn how to remove the Hard Drive from your Eurocom Neptune 2 simply download the attached .pdf document

    How do I remove the battery from my Eurocom Neptune 2?
    Jun 03, 2015
    PDF Document

    To learn how to remove the battery from your Eurocom Neptune 2 simply download the attached .pdf document