The eRacks/HUMBOLDT custom gaming laptop is unmatched with its powerful Intel Core i5 / i7 processor, and up to 32GB of DDR4 memory, nothing will slow you down. Whether you are dominating the field in your favorite game, or creating your next work of art, The eRacks/ HUMBOLDT will have everything you need to get the job done.

The new eRacks/ HUMBOLDT is the ultimate gaming machine and creative mobile studio with the latest high-performance technologies, so you can do more with it. With a quad-core Intel® Core™ i7 processor, NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 950M graphics, up to 32GB of RAM, Intel Wireless-AC WiFi, Bluetooth, and dual storage (SSD+HDD or dual SSDs), the new eRacks/HUMBOLDT delivers serious performance that can take on the most intensive applications with ease.

The backlit keyboard delivers illumination bright enough to make typing and gaming easy and fun in low-light environments, and even in the dark.

The nVidia GeForce GTX 950M delivers great gaming performance at 1080p with inspired GameWorks technologies for fluid, life-like visuals. With GeForce Experience for quick gaming optimization, and BatteryBoost for improved battery life you can game longer, unplugged.

Note that the 17.3" Humboldt chassis can be built with a variety of even higher-end add-ons, such as nVidia GTX-960/965/970/980 Graphics up to 8GB, up to a 4k/UHD display, up to 4 SSDs internally (2 2.5" + 2 M.2), an i7-6700K Extreme CPU, Color-illuminated keyboard backlighting, Killer Double-Shot Pro Networking, and more.

We can install Steam on request, and will even instrall SteamOS (Steam's LInux Distro) via custom consulting, just tell us your needs and your project -

Contact us today to have us quote you a custom build, or simply put your requests in the "Notes" field, enter your email, and click "Get a quote"!


Features & Specifications


6th Generation Intel® Core™ i5-6300HQ Processor (2.30GHz), 6MB L3 Cache
6th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-6700HQ Processor (2.60GHz), 6MB L3 Cache

Core Logic

Intel® HM170 Express Chipset


Supports Dual Channel DDR4, Expandable up to 32GB, depends on 8GB/16GB SODIMM module
Two 260Pin SODIMM sockets, support for DDR4 2133MHz (Real operation frequency depends on processor)


17.3” Full HD (1920x1080) Matte Display

Switchable GPU by NVIDIA® Optimus™ Technology -NVIDIA® GeForce™ GTX 950M GPU / Intel® HD Graphics

NVIDIA® GeForce™ GTX 950M GPU with 2GB GDDR5
- Supports PCIe x8, Battery Boost 2.0 Ready
- NVIDIA® PhysX® Technology, NVIDIA® CUDA™ Technology

Intel® HD 530 Graphics (Integrated on 6th Gen Intel Core processor)
- Dynamic frequency
- Intel Dynamic Video Memory Technology supporting shared memory up to 1.7GB
- Intel® Quick Sync Video, Intel® Clear Video HD Technology


One changeable 2.5” 9.5mm HDD/SSD, SATA interface
(Factory option) One changeable 12.7mm Super Multi ODD / Caddy Bay for 2.5" 9.5mm HDD, SATA Interface
(Factory Option) One M.2 2280 SSD, SATA or PCIe Gen3 x4 interface

Audio System

High Definition audio interface - 1 Built-in Microphone, 2 Built-in Speakers
Sound Blaster™ Cinema 2, Amplified Headphone output

Pointing Device

Integrated touchpad with multi-gesture and scrolling function


Full sized white-LED illuminated keyboard with numeric pad

I/O Ports

1 HDMI 1.4b output Port (with HDCP), 1 External VGA output Port
3 USB 3.0 (USB 3.1 Gen 1) Ports, 1 USB 2.0 Port
1 Headphone Jack, 1 Microphone Jack
1 RJ-45 LAN (10/100/1000Mbps)


9-in-1 Card Reader (MMC/RSMMC/SD/Mini-SD/SDHC/SDXC/MS/MS Pro/MS Duo)
Two MiniCard Slots
- 1st for WLAN Combo M.2 2230 Card with PCIe and USB interface
- 2nd for SSD M.2 2280 Card with SATA / PCIe Gen3 x4 interface


Built-in Gigabit Ethernet LAN
Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC + Bluetooth, M.2 interface


Kensington® Lock

Power System

Removable 6 cell smart Lithium-Ion battery pack 62.16Wh
Full Range AC-in 100~240V, 50~60Hz, 120W AC Adapter, DC output 19.5V, 6.15A

Physical Characteristic

6.83 LBs with ODD and Battery Pack
16.26" (w) x 10.74" (d) x 1.43" (h)

Other Features

Built-in 2.0M FHD Video Camera

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Current Configuration

Base Price: $ 1695.00 As Configured: $ 1695.00
Configuration Summary:
Default Configuration
Option Choices More Info Add/Subtract
Base SystemHUMBOLDT 17.3" 1920x1080
Mobile CPUIntel Core i5 2.3GHz CPU
Memory DDR48GB DDR4 Memory
Slim Optical Drive BaySlimline CD ROM
Internal 2.5" Drive BayLaptop 1 TB SATA
Internal M.2 Drive Baynone
Operating SystemUbuntu Linux LTS Desktop (Latest)
Desktop SoftwareCinnamon (Mint default)
Add-on SoftwareSteam
More Extrasnone
Org Contribution$5 to the Ubuntu Studio Project
WarrantyStandard 1yr full /3yr limited warranty
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