Your chance to get a laptop with Intel's newest Skylake CPU is almost here. at the Siggraph show in LA, Lenovo announced two new mobile workstations stocked with the 6th-gen mobile chip and a dream checklist of advanced features.

How next-gen? Think up to 64GB of DDR4 RAM, true PCIe SSD performance, Thunderbolt 3 and true USB 3.1 too. There's even a new Nvidia GPU.

Of course, the new ThinkPad P50 and ThinkPad P70 both pack Intel's Xeon E3-1500M v5 CPUs, based on the Skylake microarchitecture.

Intel still hasn't provided deeper information about Skylake. That's going to happen at its own show, the Intel Developer Forum, starting August 18.

Lenovo's 17-inch P70 is the latest in a line of big old ThinkPads aimed at creative pros. The first was the giant ThinkPad W700, as well as the over-the-top ThinkPad W700ds with two monitors. Yes, a laptop with two monitors. 

The 3.4kg P70 doesn't get that crazy, but its specs will make its predecessors green with envy. Besides the quad-core Skylake Xeon, the P70 and P50 feature a new Nvidia Quadro GPU too.

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