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Asus N551JW (GTX 960M) Notebook Review

85% Asus N551JW (GTX 960M) Notebook Review

High-quality entertainment. The latest edition of Asus' paragon multimedia laptop promises more power in all sectors. The whole thing has only one catch: The buyer has to dig deeper into their pocket.
Intel Core i7-4720HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M | 15.6" | 2.6 kg
MSI GT72 (Broadwell) Notebook Review

88% MSI GT72 (Broadwell) Notebook Review

Top-notch. Since our last update article on the MSI 17-inch gaming laptop, the manufacturer has modified certain features. Although our test model, the GT72-2QE16SR21BW, lacks Nvidia G-Sync technology, the Wide-View display entices us to take a closer look.
Intel Core i7-5700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M | 17.3" | 3.7 kg
Face Off: Asus ROG G751 vs. Dell Alienware 17 vs. MSI GT72 Dominator

Face Off: Asus ROG G751 vs. Dell Alienware 17 vs. MSI GT72 Dominator

All guts, all glory. Chances are good that these portable gaming machines are more powerful than your existing laptop or even desktop. With prices easily reaching north of $2000, we compare our three top choices to see which has the bigger muscles.
Acer Aspire E15 Start ES1-512-P1SM Notebook Review

76% Acer Aspire E15 Start ES1-512-P1SM Notebook Review

A good "Start". A good "Start". Acer's entry-level office laptop with the somewhat bulky name Aspire E15 Start ES1-512-P1SM can score with a long battery life and useful keyboard among other things. However, is that enough to prevail over the multitude of equally low-priced competitors?
Intel Pentium N3540 | Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail) | 15.6" | 2.2 kg
MSI PE60 2QE Prestige Notebook Review

84% MSI PE60 2QE Prestige Notebook Review

Elvis. Great voice, appealing performance and best entertainment value. The Prestige series aims to impress consumers and business users alike with its luxury features. Will it manage to do that with the standard tools? The manufacturer has eliminated the classic MSI vulnerable "keyboard", a wise decision that makes us happy.
Intel Core i5-4210H | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M | 15.6" | 2.3 kg
Toshiba Satellite Z30-B Notebook Review

85% Toshiba Satellite Z30-B Notebook Review

Not enough pixels! Toshiba's Z30-B-100 is a lightweight Subnotebook that aims to signalize mobility. That is largely achieved, but is a TN screen with a standard HD resolution still up-to-date in 2015?
Intel Core i5-5200U | Intel HD Graphics 5500 | 13.3" | 1.2 kg
Lenovo may be readying new retro ThinkPad

Lenovo may be readying new retro ThinkPad

IBM ThinkPads are some of the most renowned laptops for their exceptional design and longevity. Will Lenovo launch a new ThinkPad with the retro ...
Lenovo Y50-70 (GTX 960M, 4K) Notebook Review

82% Lenovo Y50-70 (GTX 960M, 4K) Notebook Review

Model upgrade. Despite its slim build, there is plenty of computing power in Lenovo's gaming laptop. The combination of powerful hardware, 4K screen, and decent connectivity is to make potential buyers curious.
Intel Core i7-4710HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M | 15.6" | 2.4 kg
Acer C738T Chromebook could come with IPS panel as standard

Acer C738T Chromebook could come with IPS panel as standard

The C738T Chromebook will also sport an Intel quad-core Celeron processor.
Gartner details sales expectations for 2-in-1 convertibles

Gartner details sales expectations for 2-in-1 convertibles

The firm expects 21.5 million convertibles sold by the end of 2015, or 70 percent more than the previous year.
Dell Vostro 15 3558 Notebook Review

77% Dell Vostro 15 3558 Notebook Review

Enduring. The Dell Vostro 3558 is a low-cost office notebook that is primarily designed as a working device. This claim is supported by good battery runtimes and decent input devices. It is unfortunate that Dell did not equip the device with a digital-video output.
Intel Core i5-5200U | Intel HD Graphics 5500 | 15.6" | 2.4 kg
MSI WT72 Workstation Review

87% MSI WT72 Workstation Review

Crackerjack. MSI's GT70 workstation managed seventh place in our workstation ranking. Now we have the successor, MSI's WT72, with a new casing, better screen and optimized performance to test. The following report shows just how well the powerhouse scores overall.
Intel Core i7-4980HQ | NVIDIA Quadro K4100M | 17.3" | 3.7 kg
Toshiba announces new Satellite Fusion and Radius notebooks

Toshiba announces new Satellite Fusion and Radius notebooks

The Satellite Radius will be a 4K convertible and the Satellite Fusion up to 1080p. Both new models will be available starting today.
Face Off: HP EliteBook 820 G2 vs. Lenovo ThinkPad X250 vs. Dell Latitude 12 E7250

Face Off: HP EliteBook 820 G2 vs. Lenovo ThinkPad X250 vs. Dell Latitude 12 E7250

Let's get down to business. Dedicated business notebooks tend to last for years, so it's important to pick the one that best fits your needs. We compare the three currently popular 12.5-inch models to see which is worth your time.
Alienware 15 (R9 M295X) Notebook Review

85% Alienware 15 (R9 M295X) Notebook Review

Comeback. The mobile high-end market is dominated by Intel and Nvidia. Alienware is one of the few manufacturer who offers GPUs from AMD as well. We ordered the 15-inch version of the notebook with the GTX-970M-rival Radeon R9 M295X to check out the performance.
Intel Core i7-4710HQ | AMD Radeon R9 M295X | 15.6" | 3.1 kg
HP unveils Pavilion x2 hybrid and refreshed Envy laptops

HP unveils Pavilion x2 hybrid and refreshed Envy laptops

The new Pavilion x2 will be priced at just $300 while the refreshed Envy will start at $629.
Vizio CT14-A0 Notebook Review

74% Vizio CT14-A0 Notebook Review

A good first step. The TV maker makes a good first effort in its foray into the notebook market. Find out what we liked and didn't like about this early Ultrabook from the fast-growing electronics company.
Intel Core i3-3217U | Intel HD Graphics 4000 | 14" | 1.5 kg
Eurocom launches M4 Ultraportable with Ubuntu pre-installed

Eurocom launches M4 Ultraportable with Ubuntu pre-installed

The configuration will also come with a 10 percent discount as part of Eurocom's Education Program.
HP EliteBook 820 G2 Subnotebook Review

88% HP EliteBook 820 G2 Subnotebook Review

Broadwell upgrade. The EliteBook 820 G2 is a 12.5-inch business notebook. Overall, it left a good impression and does not need to hide from the competition. However, it also is not exactly affordable with a price of just under 2000 Euros (~$2253).
Intel Core i7-5500U | Intel HD Graphics 5500 | 12.5" | 1.3 kg
Face Off: Dell XPS 15 vs. Apple MacBook Pro 15 vs. Asus ZenBook Pro UX501

Face Off: Dell XPS 15 vs. Apple MacBook Pro 15 vs. Asus ZenBook Pro UX501

15-inch showdown. This screen size is the most popular amongst U.S. users and the XPS 15, MacBook Pro 15, and ZenBook UX501 are some of the top picks in the class. Now let's see which one is best.
Asus N751JX Notebook Review

85% Asus N751JX Notebook Review

Premium desktop replacement. The Asus N751JX lends oneself as a replacement for the home desktop PC. Overall, it performs well. However, with a price tag of about 1200 Euros (~$1351), it is not a bargain.
Intel Core i7-4720HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M | 17.3" | 3.4 kg
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AMD A-Series A8-7410 Notebook SoC

Carrizo-L x86 4 cores @ 2200 - 2500 MHz 28nm
Schenker W724 (Clevo P370SM-A) Notebook Review

83% Schenker W724 (Clevo P370SM-A) Notebook Review

Two GPUs. Schenker’s 17-inch Workstation is available with two Nvidia graphics cards in an SLI configuration. Read the review to find out whether the quality and the performance of the W724 can keep up with other dual-GPU laptops such as the Aorus X7 Pro or the MSI GT80.
Intel Core i7-4810MQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M SLI | 17.3" | 4.3 kg
HP 350 G1 (2015) Notebook Review

77% HP 350 G1 (2015) Notebook Review

Low-cost Office. With the 350 G1, HP offers a simple Office notebook with Haswell Pentium. You only need to put 290 Euros (~$320) on the table to own this 15.6-inch model.
Intel Pentium 3558U | Intel HD Graphics (Haswell) | 15.6" | 2.3 kg
Apple MacBook Pro Retina 15 (Mid 2015) Review

88% Apple MacBook Pro Retina 15 (Mid 2015) Review

Expensive pleasure. More performance, a new Force Touch TrackPad as well as longer battery runtimes are supposed to make the reworked MacBook Pro 15 even more appealing – and therefore justify a retail price far in excess of the 2000 Euros (~$2252) mark. Is this enough to compete with the improved rivals?
Intel Core i7-4870HQ | AMD Radeon R9 M370X | 15.4" | 2 kg
Asus F751LB Notebook Review

81% Asus F751LB Notebook Review

Successful all-rounder. The F751LB boasts good connectivity and low emissions. Furthermore, the TN panel offers 99% coverage of the sRGB color spectrum.
Intel Core i7-5500U | NVIDIA GeForce 940M | 17.3" | 2.8 kg
Apple MacBook Air 13 (2015) Notebook Review

87% Apple MacBook Air 13 (2015) Notebook Review

New inner values. Apple's new MacBook Air 13 is even faster than previous models. But, not only the performance is a positive aspect. However, the flaws of the previous generations were, unfortunately, hardly improved.
Intel Core i7-5650U | Intel HD Graphics 6000 | 13.3" | 1.4 kg
Apple Music is iTunes' next evolution

Apple Music is iTunes' next evolution

Apple introduced Apple Music at WWDC and it is drastically different from what iTunes has become.
Dell Inspiron 17 7746 (2015) Notebook Review

78% Dell Inspiron 17 7746 (2015) Notebook Review

All hat and no cattle? Dell's heavyweight 17-inch machine with a classy aluminum casing looks good and provokes envious glances on the desk. However, Dell is restrained in terms of hardware. Nevertheless, will the luxury Inspiron prove to be a rounded bundle?
Intel Core i5-5200U | NVIDIA GeForce 845M | 17.3" | 3.3 kg
Asus F555LJ (GeForce 920M) Notebook Review

76% Asus F555LJ (GeForce 920M) Notebook Review

Fast Forward. New CPU and GPU generations - Asus updates their series of affordable 15.6-inch all-rounder notebooks in two ways. The new hardware increases performance significantly while consuming less power in the process. The result is an increase in the battery life.
Intel Core i3-5010U | NVIDIA GeForce 920M | 15.6" | 2.3 kg
Mac OS X El Capitan revealed at WWDC keynote

Mac OS X El Capitan revealed at WWDC keynote

Apple shows off the new features of its newest notebook operating system.
HP Spectre 13 x360 Convertible Review

84% HP Spectre 13 x360 Convertible Review

Enduring beauty. I want a light 13-inch notebook, a tablet, a high-quality as well as great-looking chassis, and really long battery runtimes. But those are 4 wishes at once, that's really not possible! Yes it is. The big surprise in our in-depth review.
Intel Core i7-5500U | Intel HD Graphics 5500 | 13.3" | 1.5 kg
Face Off: Dell XPS 13 vs. Apple MacBook Pro 13 vs. Asus ZenBook UX305

Face Off: Dell XPS 13 vs. Apple MacBook Pro 13 vs. Asus ZenBook UX305

Small systems with big resolutions. How much are you willing to sacrifice for a superthin 13.3-inch QHD+ notebook? We compare three available today to see which can come out on top.
MSI unveils redesigned GP62

Computex 2015 | MSI unveils redesigned GP62

The GP62 will succeed the GP60 and include new Core i7 processors and a GeForce GTX 950M GPU
MSI shows new notebook gaming dock for GS series

Computex 2015 | MSI shows new notebook gaming dock for GS series

The new gaming dock will be much more compact than the previous model shown at CES 2015
Computex 2015 | Microdia announces 512GB MicroSD card

Computex 2015 | Microdia announces 512GB MicroSD card

Microdia will soon release an incredibly fast MicroSD card with 512GB of storage.
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AMD Radeon R6 (Carrizo) Benchmarks

384 GCN 1.2/2.0 cores, mem: 64/128 Bit
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AMD Radeon R7 (Carrizo) Benchmarks

512 GCN 1.2/2.0 cores, mem: 64/128 Bit
Chrome will improve laptop battery life by pausing Flash animations

Chrome will improve laptop battery life by pausing Flash animations

The browser update will not only allow longer laptop battery life, but also should make browsing a much more pleasant experience by pausing intru...
MSI reveals PE60, PE70, and PX60 notebooks

Computex 2015 | MSI shows off PE60, PE70, and PX60 notebooks

We take a closer look at the new PX60 "Prestige" model with high quality aluminum chassis and pre-calibrated display.
Acer announces new Aspire E budget notebooks

Acer announces new Aspire E budget notebooks

The refreshed E-series will have a new plastic chassis design and sport both Intel and AMD options
Samsung Chromebook 2 (XE500C12) Notebook Review

82% Samsung Chromebook 2 (XE500C12) Notebook Review

Long, cool, and quiet. Compared to last year's model, the Samsung Chromebook 2 is largely the same in terms of features and appearance. However, the manufacturer has improved upon one key aspect that propels this updated model near the top of the Chromebook list.
Intel Celeron N2840 | Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail) | 11.6" | 1.2 kg
Dell refreshes XPS 15 with ultrathin bezel

Computex 2015 | Dell refreshes XPS 15 with ultrathin bezel

New XPS 15 takes visual queues from the wildly successful XPS 13 while adding in Windows 10, Intel Skylake, and USB Type-C 3.1.
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AMD A-Series A8-8600P Notebook Processor

Carrizo x86 4 cores @ 1600 - 3000 MHz 28nm
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AMD A-Series A10-8700P (Carrizo) Notebook Processor Specifications and Benchmarks

Carrizo x86 4 cores @ 1800 - 3200 MHz 28nm
Dell unveils new Inspiron laptops

Computex 2015 | Dell unveils new Inspiron laptops

Dell also announced the dates of Braswell CPU refresh for its laptops.
Aorus announces X7 Pro-SYNC refresh with G-SYNC support for $2599

Computex 2015 | Aorus announces X7 Pro-SYNC refresh with G-SYNC support for $2599

New X7 Pro-SYNC is identical to existing X7 Pro with GTX 970M SLI and updated fan controls
Intel officially announces new quad-core Broadwell CPUs

Computex 2015 | Intel officially announces new quad-core Broadwell CPUs

Intel expands its family of CPUs in the high-end range and unveils 15 new Broadwell cores for desktops, servers, and notebooks alike. Shipments a...
Asus N552VX features an Intel Skylake processor

Computex 2015 | Asus shows N-series laptop with Intel Skylake processor

An unspecified "6th Gen Intel Core processor" is listed on the N552VX's specs sheet.
HP prepares for Windows 10 release

HP prepares for Windows 10 release

All laptops from HP's 2015 lineup have been designed to work with Windows 10 upon its upcoming release.
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Author: Redaktion, 2013-05- 8 (Update: 2013-09-27)