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MSI GT83VR Titan SLI launching with mechanical MX Cherry Silver keyboard

CES 2017 | MSI GT83VR Titan SLI launching with MX Cherry Silver mechanical keyboard

The individually-lit RGB Silver keys provide a short 4 ms keystroke and just 1.2 mm of travel for faster gaming reaction times.
Project Valerie has two additional monitors that slide out to create a triple monitor display. (Source: Razer)

CES 2017 | Razer shows off concept notebook with three 4K displays

Razer is seeing triple with Project Valerie, the "world's first triple display laptop." While still in concept, the project is an exciting peak into what may be possible in the future.
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Gigabyte P35X gaming laptop with NVIDIA GTX 980M gets updated with Kaby Lake and GeForce 10 series graphics

CES 2017 | Gigabyte unveils updated P34 and P35 notebooks

These two refreshed notebooks will soon hit the market as the lightest 14-inch portable with GeForce GTX 1050 Ti graphics (P34) and the slimmest 15.6-inch laptop with GeForce GTX 1070 graphics (P35).
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Once attached to OWC DEC, the complete system will be just under 1-inch thick. (Source: OWC)

CES 2017 | OWC dock for MacBook Pro adds ports, storage, and thickness

Mac upgrade manufacturer OWC has shown off a prototype of a dock at CES 2017. The OWC DEC attaches seamlessly to the bottom of your 13 or 15-inch MacBook pro to add some serious upgradability.
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The UX490UA boasts a larger screen, more ports, and Thunderbolt 3 support. (Source: Nick Statt/TheVerge)

CES 2017 | Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe is the new big brother of the ZenBook 3

Asus has debuted the ZenBook 3 Deluxe at CES 2017, featuring more ports, TB3 support, a larger screen, and improved keyboard travel.
The Samsung Odyssey heavily borrows from the ASUS ROG line's aesthetics. (Source: Samsung)

CES 2017 | Samsung makes questionable step into gaming with Odyssey notebooks

Samsung has thrown its hat into the gaming-notebook ring with the Odyssey 15 and 17.
The WT73VR looks to be one of the most powerful mobile workstations in the world. (Source: MSI)

CES 2017 | MSI unveils new line of workstation notebooks

The powerful mobile workstations feature 7th generation Intel processor and the latest Quadro graphics cards from Nvidia.
Gigabyte Sabre 15 gaming notebook - Your Weapon of Choice for 1080p Gaming

CES 2017 | Gigabyte announces P56 and Sabre 15 gaming notebooks

Both these new portables come with Intel Kaby Lake processors and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10 series graphics, as well as Thunderbolt 3 connectivity and multiple hardware options to choose from.
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Aorus X7 V6 gaming notebook gets a successor with Kaby Lake processor options and GeForce GTX 10 series graphics

CES 2017 | Aorus updates its gaming laptops with Kaby Lake processors and GeForce GTX 10 series graphics

The Aorus gaming notebooks now feature an overclockable Intel Core i7 processor, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10 series graphics, Thunderbolt 3 connectivity, as well as up to 64 GB of memory and flexible storage options.
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The Inspiron 15 7000 series continues its

CES 2017 | Dell announces updated Inspiron 15 7000 budget gaming notebook

Despite its low cost, the Inspiron 15 7000 from Dell can be equipped with a Core i7, a 4K screen, and a GTX 1050 Ti.
The aluminum construction and backlight give the Brydge keyboard a premium look. (Source: Laptop Mag)

CES 2017 | Brydge Keyboard turns your Surface Pro into a laptop

The Brydge 12.3 keyboard is a 0.7-inch aluminum backlit keyboard cover that is designed to make the Surface Pro feel more like a laptop. The key feature of the keyboard is that it allows the attached tablet to be opened to any angle without using the kickstand for support.
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Eurocom Tornado F5 Notebook Review

85% Eurocom Tornado F5 Notebook Review

Core i7-7700K in a laptop. Stuff a 91 W desktop processor and a 150 W Nvidia GPU in a 15.6-inch notebook and you'll have more processing power in a portable 3 kg system than most full-size PCs.
Intel Core i7-7700K | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop) | 15.6" | 3.1 kg
It's rare for a laptop as thin and light as the Pro B9440 to get MIL-STD810G testing. (Source: Asus)

CES 2017 | Asus launches thin, light, MIL-STD 14" Pro B9440 notebook for business

Asus has announced the eye-catching and ultraportable Pro B9440 notebook for business. At 2.3 pounds, Asus says it is the world's lightest 14-inch laptop.
The Best Notebook Displays As Reviewed By Notebookcheck

The Best Notebook Displays As Reviewed By Notebookcheck

January 2017 update. Is the display the most important part of a notebook for you and does it play a leading role in your purchasing decision? Our overview of the best displays in current notebooks as reviewed by Notebookcheck might be helpful for you.
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Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 1,000 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 1,000 Euros

January 2017 update. Here you will find the best notebooks under 1000 Euros (~$1139) reviewed by Notebookcheck over the last few months. Our list of top models is regularly updated, maintained and commented on and should assist in purchasing decisions.
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Acer Aspire VX 15 gaming notebook with Intel Kaby Lake processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050/1050 Ti graphics

CES 2017 | Acer Aspire VX 15 notebook now official

This new 15.6-inch gaming notebook comes with powerful Intel Kaby Lake processors and extreme cooling capabilities, next to a full HD IPS display and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 and 1050 Ti graphics.
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MSI GE72 7RE Apache Pro Notebook Review

82% MSI GE72 7RE Apache Pro Notebook Review

Entry-level Gaming. The MSI GE72 revision from 2017 is interesting because of several reasons. First of all, Intel's brand new processor architecture enters the notebook segment with the Core i7-7700HQ. On the other hand, Nvidia's brand new gaming chip GTX 1050 Ti is on board, which ranks in between mid-range and upper class. We checked the gaming capabilities of the 17-inch model.
Intel Core i7-7700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Notebook) | 17.3" | 3 kg
MSI GT73VR 7RF Titan Pro Notebook Review

87% MSI GT73VR 7RF Titan Pro Notebook Review

Kaby Lake upgrade. MSI equips its most powerful 17-inch notebook, the GT73VR, with the brand-new CPU generation from Intel. The Core i7-6820HK is replaced by its direct successor, the Core i7-7820HK. Our review update will find out how that changes the performance, emissions, and the power consumption.
Intel Core i7-7820HK | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (Laptop) | 17.3" | 4.1 kg
Acer Aspire VX5-591G (VX 15) Notebook Preview

Acer Aspire VX5-591G (VX 15) Notebook Preview

More bang for your buck? Acer slips in a completely new device somewhere between Aspire, Nitro, and Predator. The new Aspire VX is equipped with the GTX 1050 Ti GPU as well as the new i7-7700HQ CPU and represents Acer's entry-level gaming model.
Intel Core i7-7700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Notebook) | 15.6" | 2.6 kg
Asus ROG Strix GL753VD Notebook Review

83% Asus ROG Strix GL753VD Notebook Review

Kaby Lake quad-core meets GeForce GTX 1050. After the launch of the high-end GPUs last fall, Nvidia now releases new Pascal mainstream graphics chips together with Intel's new Kaby Lake quad-core processors. The Asus GL753VD is one of the first notebooks with the brand-new hardware.
Intel Core i7-7700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (Notebook) | 17.3" | 2.9 kg
Review mobile Intel Kaby Lake Quad-Core CPUs

Review mobile Intel Kaby Lake Quad-Core CPUs

Kaby Lake now with four cores. Intel announces quad-core processors based on the current Kaby Lake architecture just in time for the CES. We already had the chance to test the CPUs in some laptops.
Mainstream Pascal: GeForce GTX 1050 Ti and GTX 1050 in Review

Mainstream Pascal: GeForce GTX 1050 Ti and GTX 1050 in Review

Good price-performance ratio? High-end systems already benefit from Nvidia's Pascal GPUs, and the manufacturer now launches the mainstream models. We test the mobile GPUs GeForce GTX 1050 Ti and GTX 1050.
Acer Chromebook N7 (C731) rugged notebook compliant with U.S. MIL-STD 810G

CES 2017 | Acer announces Chromebook 11 N7 (C731)

This new Chromebook is powered by the Intel Celeron N3060, next to 4 GB RAM and 16 GB or 32 GB eMMC internal storage, being compliant with the MIL-STD 810G ruggedness standard.
Acer Aspire V15 Nitro (VN7-593G) notebook for gamers and content creators

CES 2017 | Acer Aspire V Nitro coming next month

The updated Aspire V Nitro lineup features Kaby Lake processors, up to 16 GB DDR4 memory, GeForce GTX 1060 and 1050 Ti graphics, and will hit the market next month, starting at $1,199 USD.
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Acer announces Predator 21 X gaming notebook with curved display

Acer announces Predator 21 X gaming notebook with curved display

The 21-inch "notebook" is slated for a launch sometime this year for a starting price of $2399 USD and is expected to be one of the most powerful in its class with up to two GTX 1080 GPUs in SLI and the brand new unlocked Core i7-7820HK.
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Lenovo: Legion gaming laptops announced (Legion Y520 & Y720)

CES 2017 | Lenovo: Legion gaming laptops announced (Legion Y520 & Y720)

The Chinese manufacturer is announcing its new Gaming-brand on CES. The new Legion laptops are the first devices under the new name. While the Legion Y720 is supposed to cover the higher-end of the market, the Legion Y520 is more affordable.
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Dell advertises

(updated) XPS 9350/9550's Thunderbolt 3 may be hardwired at TB2 speeds

Schematics of the XPS 9350 show that its TB3 controller is hardware-limited to speeds half of those advertised. This may affect all notebooks with a single TB3 port, including the XPS 9360, 9550, 9560, M5510, and M5520.
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The Andromium team announced a shipping delay for the Superbook until June 2017.

Andromium announced a four month shipping delay for the Superbook

Andromium, the makers of the Android Notebook-Shell Superbook announced a four month shipping delay due to necessary design changes and rising component prices. However, backers are getting some benefits out of the delay.
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The fifth Thinkpad X1 Carbon generation is expected to be unveiled at CES 2017 this coming week.

Lenovo: Thinkpad X1 Carbon 2017 leaks once again

We already told you about the fifth Thinkpad X1 Carbon generation a few weeks ago, when the laptop first leaked with most specs. Shortly before the new year started, Lenovo itself provided us with more information by leaking the new Thinkpad once again.
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Qualcomm is determined to announced details of the Snapdragon 835 processor shortly.

Qualcomm to announce detailed specs of the Snapdragon 835 at CES

Qualcomm recently tweeted, that the Snapdragon 835 processor will come into focus at the CES 2017 in Las Vegas. We are expecting to get detailed information regarding features and specs of the future flagship processor.
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Asus Transformer 3 Pro T303UA-GN050T Convertible Review

86% Asus Transformer 3 Pro T303UA-GN050T Convertible Review

Serious Surface Competitor? Convertibles with strong performance are always a crowd favorite. Asus packs a Skylake i7 processor in a flat case and hopes for the best, but there are a few problems. In our extensive review, we will discuss the Transformer 3 Pro and its place in the competitive convertible market.
Intel Core i7-6500U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 12.6" | 1.1 kg
External GPU enclosures remain an accessory in high demand but low supply. (Source: Zotac)

Zotac to showcase TB3 graphics dock at CES

Zotac will fully unveil their own TB3 external graphics dock next week at CES. The dock should accommodate most standard-size GPUs and provides four additional USB 3.0 ports. It will utilize an internal 400W power supply.
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HTC Vive 2 could be wireless with 4K resolution displays

HTC Vive 2 could be wireless with 4K resolution displays

The Vive is barely a year old, but the inevitable second generation headset may bring a host of technical improvements for a demonstration as early as next month.
Face Off: Razer Blade vs. Asus GL502VM vs. MSI GT72VR 6RD

Face Off: Razer Blade vs. Asus GL502VM vs. MSI GT72VR 6RD

Same specs at one-third the size. What's the catch? Assuming identical core specifications, the 14-inch Razer Blade performs *nearly* as well as the MSI GT72VR. There are, of course, other important factors to consider including battery life, display options, fan noise, and surface temperature differences between them.
HP ProBook 430 G4 (Core i7, Full HD) Notebook Review

86% HP ProBook 430 G4 (Core i7, Full HD) Notebook Review

Good employee. HP's new ProBook 430 G4 is the entry-level business model. The Kaby Lake update leaves a good initial impression, but some details reveal that you are not on the executive floor yet.
Intel Core i7-7500U | Intel HD Graphics 620 | 13.3" | 1.6 kg
Razer Blade (2016) FHD Notebook Review

84% Razer Blade (2016) FHD Notebook Review

Successful. Razer's thin 14-inch is packed with powerful hardware that can handle all modern games on the matte Full HD display. You also get good input devices and Thunderbolt 3. The stamina of the small system is not bad, either.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop) | 14" | 1.9 kg
Lenovo: New ThinkPad accessoires with USB Type C

Lenovo: New ThinkPad accessoires with USB Type C

Alongside the announcement of its 2017 ThinkPad-family, Lenovo also announced some new Think-branded accessories: Two external monitors and two new dockingstations. Their common trait: All of them are connected to the laptop via USB Type C or Thunderbolt 3.
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Lenovo ThinkPad: Two subnotebooks and a convertible with Kaby Lake (X270, ThinkPad 13, Yoga 370)

Lenovo ThinkPad: Two subnotebooks and a convertible with Kaby Lake (X270, ThinkPad 13, Yoga 370)

The smaller ThinkPads are also being updated with Kaby Lake. All three, Yoga 370, X270 and ThinkPad 13 are in the 12,5" to 13,3" market-segment, which qualifies all of them as subnotebooks. One of the models, the Yoga, seems to replace two older models at the same time.
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Lenovo ThinkPad: Classic ThinkPad-models with Kaby Lake announced (T470, T570, T470s, T470p, L470 & L570)

Lenovo: Classic ThinkPad-models with Kaby Lake announced (T470, T570, T470s, T470p, L470 & L570)

With the year 2016 slowly coming to its end, Lenovo has announced their new ThinkPad lineup. The classic T- and L-Series are updated with the newest Kaby Lake CPUs and also come with several other new features.
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Lenovo IdeaPad V110-17IKB 80V20006GE Notebook Review

75% Lenovo IdeaPad V110-17IKB 80V20006GE Notebook Review

Room for Improvement. This 17.3-inch Lenovo model offers a powerful Intel Kaby Lake processor, lots of storage space and Windows 10 Professional, but it has its weak points: the model has only one Fast Ethernet interface, the display has low brightness and contrast and the case is relatively weak.
Intel Core i5-7200U | Intel HD Graphics 620 | 17.3" | 3 kg
Eurocom discounting Tornado F5 and Sky X7E2 gaming notebooks for the Holidays

Eurocom discounting Tornado F5 and Sky X7E2 gaming notebooks for the Holidays

The 10 percent off sale starts and ends on December 26 for select 15.6-inch and 17.3-inch notebooks with desktop-class CPUs and removable MXM 3.0 GPUs.
Asus releases Zennovation Zenfone teaser ahead of CES 2017

Asus releases Zennovation Zenfone teaser ahead of CES 2017

The "Zennovation" teaser from Computex 2016 is making a comeback right before CES 2017 with new product announcements imminent.
HP Pavilion x360 15t X3W72AV Convertible Review

76% HP Pavilion x360 15t X3W72AV Convertible Review

Flip Flop. HP now offers Kaby Lake processors in their 15-inch Pavilion x360 convertibles. In addition to the upgraded 7th generation Intel chips, a few other changes have been made. Are these improvements enough to make us flip over the Pavilion, or does it fail to stick the landing?
Intel Core i5-7200U | Intel HD Graphics 620 | 15.6" | 2.3 kg
The 4G version of the Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air comes with a China Mobile LTE module.

Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air 4G: Take a peek inside and check out the LTE module

Shortly after Xiaomi and China Mobile released the Mi Notebook Air in China, a website got their hands on the 12.5 inch version and let us take a look inside. As you can see, there is no SIM card slot on the machine.
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Both new Mi Notebook Air versions come without Mi Logo but with China Mobile 4G module.

Xiaomi and China Mobile present: The Mi Notebook Air 4G

Right before Christmas, Xiaomi introduced the Mi Notebook Air 4G in Xiaomi's home market China. Except for a processor upgrade on the 13.3 inch version, the machine is exactly the same as the version released in July of this year, except for an integrated LTE-module from China Mobile.
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Lenovo Yoga 910-13IKB Convertible Review

86% Lenovo Yoga 910-13IKB Convertible Review

Silver Award. Despite the rather high price, Lenovo's ambitious, long-lasting 14-inch convertible doesn't quite make it across the 90 percent mark. The margin is very narrow though, as the new convertible is thoroughly impressive in most areas. The whistling fan system and the lack of physical ports prevent a better score, however.
Intel Core i7-7500U | Intel HD Graphics 620 | 13.9" | 1.4 kg
It's not just the weight that's a little lighter: the 2017 Gram looks like it may be white instead of gold. (Source: WinFuture)

Leak reveals LG Gram to get TB3, fingerprint scanner

LG has updated its Gram lineup with bigger batteries, Thunderbolt 3, and fingerprint scanners. It's not clear yet whether a keyboard backlight has been added.
Face Off: Acer Swift 7 vs. Asus Zenbook UX310UQ vs. HP Spectre x360 13

Face Off: Acer Swift 7 vs. Asus Zenbook UX310UQ vs. HP Spectre x360 13

Versatile solution. The Acer Swift 7 is solid if not overpriced against the competition. We compare it to the Asus Zenbook and HP Spectre x360 to show exactly what it's missing and why it is currently a hard sell.
HP ProBook 450 G4 Y8B60EA Notebook Review

82% HP ProBook 450 G4 Y8B60EA Notebook Review

Unworthy screen. HP is one of the first manufacturers to use Kaby Lake in its 400 ProBook lineup in the business sector. Why the 15.6-inch model is not convincing despite its many positive traits can be read in our in-depth report.
Intel Core i7-7500U | NVIDIA GeForce 930MX | 15.6" | 2 kg
Lenovo Air 13 Pro launching as the IdeaPad 710S Plus in Europe

Lenovo Air 13 Pro launching as the IdeaPad 710S Plus in Europe

Lenovo's direct answer to the Xiaomi Mi Air will simply launch as an updated variant of the existing IdePad 710S with Kaby Lake options in tow.

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Redaktion, 2013-05- 8 (Update: 2013-09-27)