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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 might 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
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Convertibles

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Convertibles

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

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Multimedia Notebooks

January 2015 update. Here you will find the current best multimedia notebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top m...
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...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Subnotebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Subnotebooks

January 2015 update. Here you will find the current best subnotebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top models is...
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
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Premium Office/Business Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Premium Office/Business Notebooks

January 2015 update. Here you will find the best office/business notebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top mode...
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
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Gaming Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Gaming Notebooks

January 2015 update. Here you will find the current best gaming notebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top model...
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
Schenker XMG P505 PRO (Clevo P651SG) Notebook Review

87% Schenker XMG P505 PRO (Clevo P651SG) Notebook Review

15-inch reference? The XMG P505 from Schenker Technologies is supposed to close the gap between big 17-inch systems (Asus G751, MSI GT72) and ultra-thin compact gamers like the Gigabyte P34G v2. We have already reviewed the configuration with the GTX 970M, now we have a closer look at the GTX 980M.
Intel Core i7-4710HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M | 15.6" | 2.7 kg
HP ProBook 470 G2 (G6W68EA) Notebook Review Update

77% HP ProBook 470 G2 (G6W68EA) Notebook Review Update

Upgrade or downgrade? HP's new G2-version of their 17-inch business and multimedia hybrid features updated hardware components. The new model comes with an i5-4210U CPU instead of the i5-4200M and a Radeon R5 M255 replaces the Radeon HD 8750M graphics card. The display panel differs as well. How the changes impact performance, battery life, and picture quality is the subject of our review.
Intel Core i5-4210U | AMD Radeon R5 M255 | 17.3" | 2.9 kg
Dell Latitude 14 Rugged 5404 Notebook Review

84% Dell Latitude 14 Rugged 5404 Notebook Review

Problem? No Problem! A laptop has to be robust, secure, and always ready in industrial environments. Dell now presents its Latitude 14 Rugged 5454 in the Dell-Latitude-Rugged-Extreme lineup. It lacks the "Extreme" in its name, which leads to a drastically reduced price.
Intel Core i5-4310U | Intel HD Graphics 4400 | 14" | 3.1 kg
Acer TravelMate P256-M-39NG Notebook Review

78% Acer TravelMate P256-M-39NG Notebook Review

Full HD Premium. Acer attracts a lot of office users with its conservative, yet solid and powerful notebooks. Usually, the price-performance ratio is just right, but for this to be true for our test model, which uses the Intel Core i3-4005U and a Full HD display, the price would have to drop quite a lot.
Intel Core i3-4005U | Intel HD Graphics 4400 | 15.6" | 2.5 kg
Acer TravelMate P276-MG-56FU Notebook Review

78% Acer TravelMate P276-MG-56FU Notebook Review

All-rounder with gaming capabilities. Acer's new 17.3-inch notebook is designed for private as well as business users. A powerful Core i5 in combination with a fast GPU and good battery runtimes should be appealing for both customer groups.
Intel Core i5-4210U | NVIDIA GeForce 840M | 17.3" | 3 kg
Lenovo Edge 15-80H10004US Notebook Review

75% Lenovo Edge 15-80H10004US Notebook Review

Yoga-like entertainer. Lenovo’s Edge 15 notebook is a Best Buy exclusive with a sleek and sturdy aluminum build and some transformative properties that almost resemble the Yoga line of machines. It’s an interesting combination of features, but is it a practical addition to the lineup?
Intel Core i5-4210U | Intel HD Graphics 4400 | 15.6" | 2.4 kg
HP ZBook 15 G2 Workstation Review

87% HP ZBook 15 G2 Workstation Review

Performance alternative. HP reworked its workstation series and now offers some new features. We decided to equip the HP ZBook 15 G2 with the AMD FirePro M5100 and the high-resolution QHD+ display. We tested how well the two components suit the established working device.
Intel Core i7-4710MQ | AMD FirePro M5100 | 15.6" | 3.1 kg
EUROCOM X8 (Clevo P377SMA) Notebook Review

85% EUROCOM X8 (Clevo P377SMA) Notebook Review

GTX 980M SLI. The highly configurable Eurocom X7 returns as the X8 and instantly comes out on top on our usual benchmarks yet again. We take a closer look at this ultimate gaming machine from the Canadian reseller of the most powerful barebones available.
Intel Core i7-4940MX | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M SLI | 17.3" | 4.3 kg
Dell Latitude E5550 Notebook Review

86% Dell Latitude E5550 Notebook Review

Business style. The business laptops of Dell's Latitude lineup are actually made for entrepreneurs. However, the slim Dell Latitude E5550 and its plastic casing also fit medium budgets. Our report clarifies whether the E5550 is just another office machine, or if it might just add a touch of elegance to the desk.
Intel Core i5-4310U | Intel HD Graphics 4400 | 15.6" | 2.1 kg
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Budget Office/Business Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Budget Office/Business Notebooks

January 2015 update. Here you will find the current best office/business notebooks for below 800 Euros (~$1038) reviewed by Notebookcheck in the ...
Asus F555LD-XX243H Notebook Review Update

74% Asus F555LD-XX243H Notebook Review Update

Well-equipped. Pony up 500 Euros (~$613) for this 15.6-inch device and you'll get an all-rounder capable of running some current video games. Thanks to its 1 TB hard drive, the storage space won't run out anytime soon.
Intel Core i3-4010U | NVIDIA GeForce 820M | 15.6" | 2.3 kg
Asus ASUSPRO Advanced BU201LA-DT036G Ultrabook Review

85% Asus ASUSPRO Advanced BU201LA-DT036G Ultrabook Review

Surprise from the second row. Asus wants to attack the established business competition with its new 12.5-inch subnotebook. The AsusPro BU201LA can not only impress with its great Full HD display, but also with an excellent keyboard and a solid build quality – and all that for a surprisingly low price. What is the catch?
Intel Core i5-4210U | Intel HD Graphics 4400 | 12.5" | 1.4 kg
Gigabyte's P35X gaming notebook launches in the US on Dec 5th

Gigabyte's P35X gaming notebook launches in the US on Dec 5th

Gigabyte has recently announced that its P35X gaming notebook will be launched in the US on December 5th. The manufacturer has yet to unveil the ...
Acer Aspire V3-371-38ZG Subnotebook Review Update

78% Acer Aspire V3-371-38ZG Subnotebook Review Update

Iris on-board. Long battery life, matte FHD screen, fast SSD and a decent keyboard make the Aspire V3-371-38ZG a good laptop. Does this model have any weaknesses?
Intel Core i3-4158U | Intel Iris Graphics 5100 | 13.3" | 1.5 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad W550s mobile workstation

Lenovo announces ThinkPad W550s mobile workstation

The newest member of Lenovo's mobile workstation line features a 5th generation Intel Core i7 processor, NVIDIA Quadro graphics, 3K IPS display o...
Lenovo Horizon 2s-F0AT0003US AIO Review

Lenovo Horizon 2s-F0AT0003US AIO Review

Expand your Horizon. The 19.5-inch Horizon 2s is Lenovo's follow-up to the 21.5-inch Horizon 2e "2-in-1 tabletop PC". The new model comes with a smaller fold-out kickstand and is much slimmer and lighter than its larger sibling. How the new AIO compares is the subject of our review.
Intel Core i5-4210U | Intel HD Graphics 4400 | 19.5" | 2.5 kg
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Author: Redaktion, 2013-05- 8 (Update: 2013-09-27)