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MSI GE62 Notebook Review

82% MSI GE62 Notebook Review

Well-rounded gaming notebook. MSI GE62 2QE Apache is not lacking in processing power. The usual equipment is also a good match: SSD, HDD, 16 GB RAM. The MSI commits one blunder with its built-in 4k display: it is not very bright.
Intel Core i7-4720HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M | 15.6" | 2.4 kg
Toshiba Satellite P70-B Notebook Review

79% Toshiba Satellite P70-B Notebook Review

All-rounder with weaknesses. Toshiba's 17.3-inch all-rounder is available for just under 1200 Euros (~$1346). The buyer gets a very well equipped computer with weaknesses: For example, the Satellite does not feature an IPS display.
Intel Core i7-4720HQ | AMD Radeon R9 M265X | 17.3" | 2.9 kg
HP ZBook 15 G2 Workstation Review

89% HP ZBook 15 G2 Workstation Review

Under observation. HP's ZBook 15 G2 is a high-performance, mobile workstation that is to particularly convince with an especially good reliability in the professional field. The lineup already reaped in compelling rates in the standard test procedure. A second test configuration now has to prove whether that remains that way in the long run in the debut of our long-term test.
Intel Core i7-4910MQ | AMD FirePro M5100 | 15.6" | 3.1 kg
Apple iMac Retina 5K 27

Apple iMac Retina 5K 27" Review

Looking sharp. Last year, Last year, Apple presented us with the first iMac with a Retina display. Equipped with a desktop CPU and a mobile graphics card, this machine, that represents the apex of performance, is now ours to scale and lay bare.
Intel Core i7-4790K | AMD Radeon R9 M295X | 27" | g
Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook Review

87% Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook Review

No compromises - part 2. Compact, highly mobile, attractive - this is how one could sum up the Dell XPS 13. Thanks to its Core i7 processor, the notebook is quite powerful as well, although the battery life suffers as a result.
Intel Core i7-5500U | Intel HD Graphics 5500 | 13.3" | 1.3 kg
MSI GT80 Notebook Review

87% MSI GT80 Notebook Review

Megalomania. The MSI GT80 exceeds typical gaming standards in weight, but also surpasses in terms of the features and performance, including the mechanical keyboard and the SLI configuration with two GTX 980M chips. We tested the 18-inch monster.
Intel Core i7-4980HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M SLI | 18.4" | 4.9 kg
Acer Aspire R14 Convertible Review

73% Acer Aspire R14 Convertible Review

Small and simple. Acer presents a 14-inch convertible dubbed Aspire R14 R3-471TG-552E that is to convince us with its elegant design, a 360-degree display, and decent system performance. Unfortunately, the screen does not quite meet our expectations.
Intel Core i5-4210U | NVIDIA GeForce 820M | 14" | 2 kg
Alienware 15 Notebook Review

88% Alienware 15 Notebook Review

Galactic? A bit late, but Alienware now also upgrades its premium laptops with the GeForce 900M line. As one of the first editorial offices, we had the opportunity to test the 15-inch model and the graphics amplifier. These are our impressions.
Intel Core i7-4710HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M | 15.6" | 3 kg
Nexoc M514 (Clevo WA50SJQ) Notebook Review

79% Nexoc M514 (Clevo WA50SJQ) Notebook Review

With the power of IPS. There are a lot of multimedia notebooks on the market, but many devices reveal drawbacks when you look at the display quality. The Nexoc M514 wants to stand out from the competition with its IPS panel. The nice metal chassis helps to compete with the rivals as well.
Intel Core i5-4210M | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M | 15.6" | 2.5 kg
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Convertibles

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Convertibles

February 2015 update. Here you will find the best convertibles reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top models is regula...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Multimedia Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Multimedia Notebooks

February 2015 update. Here you will find the current best multimedia notebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top ...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Budget Office/Business Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Budget Office/Business Notebooks

February 2015 update. Here you will find the current best office/business notebooks for below 800 Euros (~$1038) reviewed by Notebookcheck in the...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Subnotebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Subnotebooks

February 2015 update. Here you will find the current best subnotebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top models i...
Gigabyte P34W v3 Notebook Review

83% Gigabyte P34W v3 Notebook Review

GTX 970M in a 14-inch laptop. What happens when you cram a 2.6 GHz i7-4720HQ CPU and an Nvidia GTX 970M together in an ultrathin 14-inch form factor? You get one of the fastest and truly portable gaming notebooks around - albeit one with some thermal issues.
Intel Core i7-4720HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M | 14" | 1.8 kg
Acer Aspire Switch 11 SW5-171-31U3 Notebook Review Update

77% Acer Aspire Switch 11 SW5-171-31U3 Notebook Review Update

Borderline case, part 2. Acer has combined an 11.6-inch Windows tablet with a keyboard dock, trying to win over buyers who do not want to decide between a tablet or a notebook. A passively cooled Core i3 processor provides the necessary computing power.
Intel Core i3-4012Y | Intel HD Graphics 4200 | 11.6" | 1.6 kg
Asus N751JK-T4144H Notebook Review

80% Asus N751JK-T4144H Notebook Review

Return of the Silver Surfer.External subwoofers and sophisticated cases are the trademarks of the Asus N-series. However, neither the concept nor the design of the notebooks has really changed over the last few years – our review of the Asus N751JK-T4144H shows why there are even small regresses this time.
Intel Core i7-4710HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M | 17.3" | 3.4 kg
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Premium Office/Business Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Premium Office/Business Notebooks

March 2015 update. Here you will find the best office/business notebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top models...
Razer Blade Full HD with more memory, new graphics card and processor

Razer updates Blade gaming laptop

The notorious gaming laptop now has a new high-end Intel processor and last-gen NVIDIA graphics, as well as more memory and a QHD+ display varian...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Gaming Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Gaming Notebooks

February 2015 update. Here you will find the current best gaming notebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top mode...
Asus N551JK-CN166H Notebook Review

85% Asus N551JK-CN166H Notebook Review

Silver entertainer. Asus introduces an overall well-designed, representative all-rounder in stylish aluminum looks to the upper-range for approximately 1000 Euros (~$1134). It is even possible to risk a game owing to the GeForce GTX 850M. Only the choice of processor is questionable. Our in-depth report reveals how the device fares in the single tests.
Intel Core i5-4200H | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M | 15.6" | 2.7 kg
Fujitsu Celsius H730 Workstation Review

87% Fujitsu Celsius H730 Workstation Review

Product maintenance. Fujitsu has updated its mobile workstation Celsius H730 for 2015, and improved some aspects. Our in-depth review shows what you can expect in addition to the minor CPU upgrades.
Intel Core i7-4710MQ | NVIDIA Quadro K1100M | 15.6" | 2.8 kg
Acer TravelMate P246-M-598B Notebook Review

75% Acer TravelMate P246-M-598B Notebook Review

Simple. Are 15.6-inch devices too big, and do you need a portable machine for outings? If you are not a perfectionist, Acer's 14-inch laptop with eight hours of battery life could be the ideal TravelMate for you.
Intel Core i5-4210U | Intel HD Graphics 4400 | 14" | 2.1 kg
One K73-5N (Clevo P771ZM) Notebook Review

87% One K73-5N (Clevo P771ZM) Notebook Review

Megalomania? 17-inch chassis, 88-Watt CPU and GeForce GTX 980M: This is the One K73-5N in the high-end configuration. Read our review to find out whether this kind of performance makes sense and how the components affect the thermals.
Intel Core i7-4790K | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M | 17.3" | 3.9 kg
HP Omen Notebook Review

78% HP Omen Notebook Review

Black, stylish, fast. HP launches a very compact and thin 15.6-inch gaming notebook with the Omen, which has a very good design and attracts gamers with powerful core components. The price of 1,600 Euros (~$1793) comes with high expectations for the ergonomics and the performance, but not all of them can be fulfilled.
Intel Core i7-4710HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M | 15.6" | 2.1 kg
Asus X555LD-XX283H Notebook Review

74% Asus X555LD-XX283H Notebook Review

Inexpensive all-rounder. A Core i3 processor and GeForce 820M graphics core make the Asus laptop a versatile all-rounder that offers enough power for everyday use and playing the odd game. Could buying a device for around 450 Euros (~$505) be a mistake?
Intel Core i3-4010U | NVIDIA GeForce 820M | 15.6" | 2.3 kg
Schenker XMG U505 (Clevo P751ZM) Notebook Review

88% Schenker XMG U505 (Clevo P751ZM) Notebook Review

Desktop competition. A desktop processor in a 15-inch notebook, can it work? This is the question for the Schenker XMG U505. We review the high-end device with a GeForce GTX 970M and a 65-Watt CPU.
Intel Core i7-4790S | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M | 15.6" | 3.5 kg
iBuyPower Chimera CX-9 Notebook Review

83% iBuyPower Chimera CX-9 Notebook Review

Orange is the new black. Is the distinctive design and lucent orange color enough for the Chimera to stand out in the crowded mobile gaming space? We dig deeper to find that this is more than just a flashy chassis.
Intel Core i7-4710HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M | 15.6" | 3.1 kg
LG unveils ultralight 13Z940 and 14Z950 notebooks

LG unveils ultralight 13Z940 and 14Z950 notebooks

LG Electronics unveiled today two new lightweight notebooks, the 13Z940 and the 14Z950. The two new notebooks are 13.3-inch and 14-inch models re...
MSI GS60 2QE Ghost Pro 4K (2QEUi716SR51G) Notebook Review

83% MSI GS60 2QE Ghost Pro 4K (2QEUi716SR51G) Notebook Review

Gold piece for gamers? The MSI GS60 is now available with a 4K display and Maxwell GPU, the current update uses the fast GeForce GTX 970M. Our review will show if everything is gold that glitters at the GS60.
Intel Core i7-4720HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M | 15.6" | 2 kg
Acer Aspire Switch 11 Pro 128GB HDD Dock Convertible Review

76% Acer Aspire Switch 11 Pro 128GB HDD Dock Convertible Review

Shaky candidate. When a Windows tablet provides sufficient performance, ports, input devices and storage capacity, why would you need a conventional notebook or even a desktop PC? Acer brings the advantages of a laptop to a tablet via keyboard dock including hard drive.
Intel Core i5-4202Y | Intel HD Graphics 4200 | 11.6" | 1.6 kg
Schenker XMG P705 (Clevo P670SA) Notebook Review

85% Schenker XMG P705 (Clevo P670SA) Notebook Review

High-end class. Nvidia launches its new gaming model right at the beginning of the New Year. We already had the chance to check the performance of the GeForce GTX 965M. Is this the end of the GeForce GTX 860M?
Intel Core i7-4720HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M | 17.3" | 3.3 kg
Dell Latitude 12 E5250 Notebook Review

81% Dell Latitude 12 E5250 Notebook Review

Little business partner. Following the positive rating of Dell's Latitude E5450 product line, we tested the 12.5-inch Latitude E5250. However, it did not completely fulfill the high expectations.
Intel Core i5-4310U | Intel HD Graphics 4400 | 12.5" | 1.7 kg
Toshiba Satellite P70B

Toshiba announces new Qosmio X70-B and Satellite P70-B notebooks

After introducing multiple new models in the 17.3-inch Qosmio X70-B and Satellite P70-B series last month, today Toshiba unveiled three new high-...
Asus AsusPro Advanced BU401LA-CZ020G Ultrabook Review

87% Asus AsusPro Advanced BU401LA-CZ020G Ultrabook Review

Quality for little money? Asus wants to put the competition under pressure with affordable business laptops and equips its new 14-inch flagship with the currently fastest ULV processor, plenty of working memory, and a swift SSD to accomplish that. We will reveal why it is nevertheless not enough for first place in the category.
Intel Core i7-4650U | Intel HD Graphics 5000 | 14" | 1.7 kg
HP's ZBook 14 and ZBook 15u pair ULV CPUs with workstation graphics.

CES 2015 | HP updates ZBook 14 with Broadwell, introduces ZBook 15u

These workstation ultrabooks offer extensive hardware customization and four OS choices.
New Alienware 15 and 17 shave off some thickness and weight.

CES 2015 | Dell presents updated Alienware 15 and 17 laptops

The refresh puts an emphasis on thinner, lighter cases and the external graphics amplifier connection.
MSI GS70-2QE16SR51 Notebook Review

82% MSI GS70-2QE16SR51 Notebook Review

Black, red, silver. MSI's slim gamer GS70 gets an update. The new generation is now equipped with the GeForce GTX 970M, and MSI has also thought of striking colors for the chassis. However, the fan noise and temperatures are striking as well – our review tells you why.
Intel Core i7-4720HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M | 17.3" | 2.7 kg
Acer Aspire V 17 Nitro gaming laptop with Intel RealSense 3D camera

CES 2015 | Acer reveals V 17 Nitro gaming laptop

The new V 17 Nitro features Intel RealSense technology and will be available worldwide later this month, still powered by a 4th generation Intel ...
HP ZBook 17 G2 J8Z55ET Workstation Review

85% HP ZBook 17 G2 J8Z55ET Workstation Review

Construction graphics. The current workstation review is focused on AMD's FirePro M6100. It is a new component that is used in HP's mobile workstations for the first time and it is a nice alternative in the configurator. We tested how well it works in the updated HP ZBook 17 G2.
Intel Core i7-4710MQ | AMD FirePro M6100 | 17.1" | 3.8 kg
Acer Aspire V15 Nitro Black Edition VN7-591G-75TD Notebook Review Update

85% Acer Aspire V15 Nitro Black Edition VN7-591G-75TD Notebook Review Update

4k upgrade. The Aspire V15 Nitro is a thin computer with a high-performance processor and very good hardware. The device's highlight is its 4k IPS display. Has Acer created the gamer's dream notebook?
Intel Core i7-4710HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M | 15.6" | 2.2 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 14 Convertible Review

83% Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 14 Convertible Review

For work and play. The successful 12.5-inch ThinkPad Yoga has now spawned a 14-inch model with dedicated GeForce graphics. Lenovo has engineered this convertible to adapt to any situation both at the office and at home. Can this versatile solution replace that old ThinkPad or aging family computer?
Intel Core i5-4210U | NVIDIA GeForce 840M | 14.0" | 1.9 kg
Dell Alienware 13 Notebook Review

82% Dell Alienware 13 Notebook Review

Small chassis, big performance? After products with 11 and 14-inches, the gaming experts from Alienware now offer a 13-inch product. Our article tries to focus on the question of whether a dual-core is sufficient for the GeForce GTX 860M and the external amplifier.
Intel Core i5-4210U | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M | 13.3" | 2 kg
Toshiba Satellite S50-B-12U Notebook Review

75% Toshiba Satellite S50-B-12U Notebook Review

Beauty isn't everything. Toshiba's Satellite S50-B-12U features a classy aluminum design. The thin, lightweight notebook is available for 700 Euros (~$846), including a dedicated AMD graphics card. But appearance doesn't make the man -- or the notebook -- so is there more hidden within that beautiful exterior? Our review reveals the answer.
Intel Core i5-4210U | AMD Radeon R7 M260 | 15.6" | 2 kg
Asus G751JY-T7009H Notebook Review

89% Asus G751JY-T7009H Notebook Review

Gaming champion 2014. Asus now uses the GTX 980M as well and offers a very successful and extremely fast ROG gaming notebook in a reworked 17-inch chassis. MSI's GT72 2QE is one rival with even better specifications, but the top version is also 50% more expensive. Our test determines the winner in the clash of the titans.
Intel Core i7-4710HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M | 17.3" | 4.2 kg
HP ProBook 430 G2 Notebook Review Update

79% HP ProBook 430 G2 Notebook Review Update

A round bundle. The 13.3-inch size alongside a swift solid state drive and good battery life commends the ProBook 430 G2 as a portable companion. The laptop's screen proves to be its primary weakness.
Intel Core i5-4210U | Intel HD Graphics 4400 | 13.3" | 1.5 kg
Fujitsu Lifebook U574 (U5740M7512DE), courtesy of Fujitsu Germany

78% Fujitsu Lifebook U574 Ultrabook Review

Deceptive. Slim and good-looking business laptops are possible nowadays. The non-glare touchscreen of Fujitsu's Lifebook U574 is rare, though. Is it only smoke and mirrors or a solid business subnotebook that meets all fundamental criteria?
Intel Core i5-4200U | Intel HD Graphics 4400 | 13.3" | 1.6 kg
Acer Aspire R13 R7-371T-779K Convertible Review

84% Acer Aspire R13 R7-371T-779K Convertible Review

Acer's All-in-One. Notebook, tablet or All-in-One PC, the Acer R13 meets almost all the requirements. Thanks to the new Ezel Aero Hinges, the device can be used in many operating modes and is also really fast with its two turbo SSDs in a RAID 0 configuration and Intel's i7 processor.
Intel Core i7-4510U | Intel HD Graphics 4400 | 13.3" | 1.5 kg
Fujitsu Lifebook E554 Notebook Review

81% Fujitsu Lifebook E554 Notebook Review

Not without faults. The Lifebook E554 is primarily aimed at corporate customers. The price level ranging from 600 to 1000 Euros (~$716 to ~$1194) also might make it interesting for private users. We have the current top model of the line at hand. It wants to entice potential customers with plenty of computing power, an IPS screen, a solid state drive, a 3G modem, and a very good battery life.
Intel Core i5-4210M | Intel HD Graphics 4600 | 15.6" | 2.3 kg
Toshiba Satellite L50-B-1TD Notebook Review Update

80% Toshiba Satellite L50-B-1TD Notebook Review Update

Now with SSD. The Satellite offers everything that an all-round multimedia notebook should: Alongside a Core i7 processor, the device is equipped with a graphics core powerful enough to render games and a fast solid state drive. An IPS display with stable viewing angles also joins the ranks. But at almost 900 Euros (~$1100), this is no budget device.
Intel Core i7-4510U | AMD Radeon R7 M260 | 15.6" | 2.2 kg
Dell Venue 11 Pro 7130 Tablet Review Update

78% Dell Venue 11 Pro 7130 Tablet Review Update

Stuck in a rut. The Venue 11 Pro was conceived as a tablet for use in the business environment. Dell outfitted the device with a Full HD IPS display and made it easy to access the tablet's inner workings. A quick SSD and a Core i5 processor do the device credit on paper too. But all told, can the tablet win us over?
Intel Core i5-4300Y | Intel HD Graphics 4200 | 10.8" | 810 g
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Author: Redaktion, 2013-05- 8 (Update: 2013-09-27)