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Asus ROG Strix GL502VT-DS74 Notebook Review

82% Asus ROG Strix GL502VT-DS74 Notebook Review

Thin, but not too thin. Asus seems to have struck a perfect balance in the race for a thinner and thinner gaming notebook while still maintaining case rigidity and enthusiast-level Nvidia GPU options. Inevitably, some important features have been omitted along the way.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M | 15.6" | 2.5 kg
Lenovo IdeaPad 710S-13ISK (Core i7) Subnotebook Review

86% Lenovo IdeaPad 710S-13ISK (Core i7) Subnotebook Review

Noble companion. Lenovo did a good job with the new aluminum subnotebook in terms of design. A quick look at the specs suggests decent performance but also reveals the meager port variety. What about the input devices, display, emissions and the runtimes?
Intel Core i7-6560U | Intel Iris Graphics 540 | 13.3" | 1.2 kg
Intel claims Apollo Lake will be 30 percent faster than Braswell

Intel claims Apollo Lake will be 30 percent faster than Braswell

The 14 nm Apollo Lake platform should be coming this Fall with faster performance and 15 percent longer battery life.
Nvidia will bring the desktop GTX 1080 for notebooks

Nvidia Pascal GPUs for Notebooks will arrive soon

Numerous manufacturers already showed notebooks at Computex, which will be equipped with the mobile GPUs based on Pascal in the near future. There are no official details about the GPUs yet. We collect all current information in the following article.
Apple may be preparing a 5K Thunderbolt monitor with integrated GPU

Apple may be preparing a 5K monitor with integrated GPU

The 5120 x 2880 resolution panel could include an integrated graphics chip and be compatible with any existing MacBook so long as it supports Thu...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Premium Office/Business Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Premium Office/Business Notebooks

June 2016 update. Here you will find the best office/business notebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top models ...
Leaked MacBook Pro images suggest row of OLED Function keys (Source: Cult of Mac)

Leaked MacBook Pro images suggest row of OLED Function keys

The pictures allegedly show multiple USB Type C ports and larger keyboard keys as well.
Intel touches on Kaby Lake, Apollo Lake, and Broadwell-E features

Computex 2016 | Intel touches on Kaby Lake, Apollo Lake, and Broadwell-E features

Kaby Lake and Apollo Lake should be making their way to fanless notebooks and CloudBooks, respectively, while Broadwell-E gets a deca-core SKU fo...
Lenovo details ThinkPad E560p notebook

Lenovo details ThinkPad E560p notebook

The maintenance manual for the 15.6-inch ThinkPad is already available ahead of any official launch dates or SKUs.
Asus ROG GX800 to include two 330 W PSUs and integrated mechanical keyboard

Computex 2016 | Asus ROG GX800 to include two 330 W PSUs and an integrated mechanical keyboard

The GX700 successor will carry an integrated RGB backlit mechanical keyboard and optional liquid cooling via the rear docking station.
Overwatch Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Overwatch Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Topsy-turvy house. Overwatch might look like a chaotic action spectacle on speed at first, but Blizzard's multiplayer shooter turns out to be very beginner-friendly in practice. Is this also the case for the system requirements? We tested it with our notebook benchmarks.
Dell Inspiron 7000 17-inch Windows 10 convertible

Dell unveils Inspiron 7000 convertible

Although Dell mentioned this large convertible in a press release, its detailed specs are not public yet, but it should go on sale this week.
MSI shows off GS63 Stealth gaming notebook with unannounced Nvidia GPU

Computex 2016 | MSI shows off GS63 Stealth gaming notebook with unannounced Nvidia GPU

An October launch window suggests that this redesigned 15.6-inch gaming notebook will be ready to carry an Nvidia Pascal GPU.
Asus unveils Zenbook 3 Ultrabook starting at $1000 USD

Computex 2016 | Asus unveils Zenbook 3 Ultrabook starting at $1000 USD

Thinner, lighter, and more powerful - The Zenbook 3 notebook joins the Transformer 3 detachable and Zenfone 3 smartphone to complete Asus' consum...
Lenovo IdeaPad 500-15ISK Notebook Review

75% Lenovo IdeaPad 500-15ISK Notebook Review

Inferior screen. Lenovo has put a price tag of just under 1000 Euros (~$1121) on its IdeaPad. The high price dictates the delivery of an outstanding all-rounder. However, Lenovo cannot serve with this. Once again we found the same issues as those we have recently seen in many Lenovo laptops: Price and performance are not in conformity.
Intel Core i7-6500U | AMD Radeon R7 M360 | 15.6" | 2.3 kg
Dell Inspiron 11 3000 portables, June 2016 refresh

Dell intros new Inspiron 11 3000 portables

The new Inspiron models start at $249 USD, offering a wide selection of options, including a Core m3 setup with 4 GB RAM and 500 GB storage space...
Lenovo ThinkPad 13 Ultrabook Review

86% Lenovo ThinkPad 13 Ultrabook Review

The perfect entry-level ThinkPad? Lenovo's new ThinkPad 13 is primarily targeted at the educational sector. The Ultrabook is supposed to combine a compact chassis with familiar ThinkPad qualities but also stay much more affordable than the business models at the same time. Does it work or did Lenovo save money at the wrong end?
Intel Core i5-6200U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 13.3" | 1.4 kg
Aorus X7 DT gaming notebook coming with GTX 980 and XSplit caster membership

Computex 2016 | Aorus X7 DT gaming notebook coming with GTX 980 and XSplit membership

Aorus is doubling down on the X7 with the X7 DT and its GTX 980 GPU and RGB keyboard backlight.
Face Off: Aorus X5S v5 vs. MSI GS60 6QE vs. Acer Predator 15

Face Off: Aorus X5S v5 vs. MSI GS60 6QE vs. Acer Predator 15

Thin-and-light gaming. Gaming notebooks don't seem to be slowing down and the recent announcement of the HP Omen series shows there will be even more to choose from in the near future. For this comparison, we dive into the advantages and disadvantages between smaller and larger gaming systems of similar specifications.
Toshiba Tecra Z50-C-10P Notebook Review

89% Toshiba Tecra Z50-C-10P Notebook Review

Conservative in a positive sense. TThe Tecra Z50 keeps up the virtues of classic premium office laptops: An outstanding screen alongside very good input devices, extensive security features and a decent battery life - the system is quite capable of competing with well-known leaders.
Intel Core i5-6200U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 15.6" | 2.1 kg
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Workstation Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Workstation Notebooks

June 2016 update. Top 10 Workstation laptops with professional graphics cards reviewed by Notebookcheck
Updated TravelMate models designed for professional use

Computex 2016 | Acer TravelMate P249 and P259 coming this August

Core specifications include Skylake, discrete Nvidia graphics, and up to 32 GB RAM.
Lenovo Q4 2015 financial results reveal ailing smartphone business

Lenovo Q4 2015 financial results are all-around mixed

Lenovo stays afloat despite a shrinking PC market and continuing problems in the smartphone world.
HP Envy 13-d020ng Subnotebook Review

85% HP Envy 13-d020ng Subnotebook Review

Appealing. With the Envy 13, HP delivers a stylish subnotebook. The inner values are also okay: powerful processor, good battery runtimes, fast SSD, and a matte IPS Full HD display.
Intel Core i5-6200U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 13.3" | 1.4 kg
HP ZBook 17 G3 Workstation Review

89% HP ZBook 17 G3 Workstation Review

The perfect workstation? HP's ZBook 17 G3 is a conventional workstation without the desire to be as thin as possible. Instead, it is focused on the performance. But can HP convince the demanding business customers with the new generation?
Intel Xeon E3-1535M v5 | NVIDIA Quadro M3000M | 17.3" | 3.3 kg
Doom 2016 Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Doom 2016 Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Devil Worship. Even though - or maybe precisely because - Doom has an old-school vibe, fans of Shooter-games get downright spoiled with an onslaught of action effects. Does the title only push gamers to their limits - or notebooks as well? Our benchmark check has the answer.
Lenovo ThinkPad L560 (Core i5, HDD) Notebook Review

85% Lenovo ThinkPad L560 (Core i5, HDD) Notebook Review

Familiar design - new technology? At long last, Lenovo has refreshed the entry-level ThinkPad and equipped the business notebook with an up-to-date Intel processor from the Skylake series. Despite a price of well under 1000 Euros (~$1111), it is supposed to meet the high claim of the ThinkPad series. Our in-depth review will reveal whether Lenovo has managed this.
Intel Core i5-6200U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 15.6" | 2.4 kg
Acer Aspire One Cloudbook 14 AO1-431-C6QM Notebook Review

79% Acer Aspire One Cloudbook 14 AO1-431-C6QM Notebook Review

Typewriter with stamina. Acer's 14-incher only brings a weak processor but offers very long battery runtimes. The price of about 280 Euros (~$310) and the included one-year license for Office 365 Personal might make the notebook attractive for many users.
Intel Celeron N3050 | Intel HD Graphics 400 (Braswell) | 14.0" | 1.6 kg
Nvidia Pascal for notebooks may be coming sooner rather than later

Nvidia Pascal for notebooks may be coming sooner rather than later

Mystery Asus benchmark hints at ROG refresh to coincide with the launch of mobile Pascal.
Acer Aspire V3-372-57CW Subnotebook Review

82% Acer Aspire V3-372-57CW Subnotebook Review

Let the games begin. A subnotebook suitable for gaming, but with Intel Graphics - is that even possible? The Acer Aspire V3-372 puts an end to the question and it does so at an attractive price point. Is that alone enough though for us to recommend they system?
Intel Core i5-6267U | Intel Iris Graphics 550 | 13.3" | 1.6 kg
MSI to detail GS63/GS73 and GT73/GT83 refresh and PC backpack at Computex 2016

Computex 2016 | MSI to detail GS63/GS73 and GT73/GT83 refresh and PC backpack at Computex 2016

A backpack PC is coming for VR afficiocados while the current GS60/GS70 and GT72/GT80 gaming notebooks are getting much-needed updates and major ...
Lenovo IdeaPad 710S now available for 900 Euros

Lenovo IdeaPad 710S now available for 900 Euros

The mainstream 13.3-inch notebook weighs 1.2 kg, is just 13.9 mm thick, and includes Iris graphics options.
Gigabyte Aero 14 gaming notebook now official

Computex 2016 | Gigabyte Aero 14 gaming notebook now official

The 19.9 mm thick 14-inch gaming notebook will carry a tremendously dense 94 Wh battery for up to a 10-hour battery life.
Apple could be refreshing the MacBook Pro with OLED touch panels and Touch ID

Apple could be refreshing the MacBook Pro with OLED touch panels and Touch ID

The Q4 2016 refresh is expected to be a major redesign of the current generation with Skylake, Polaris, Touch ID, USB Type-C with Thunderbolt 3, ...
First notebooks with AMD Bristol Ridge spotted

First notebooks with AMD Bristol Ridge spotted

Notebooks sporting the 7th generation AMD APU are not expected to launch until after Computex, but Acer and HP have already listed models startin...
Toshiba Tecra Z40-C-106 Notebook Review

84% Toshiba Tecra Z40-C-106 Notebook Review

King of battery life.Toshiba's Skylake refresh edition of the Z40 business notebook is particularly convincing us with impressive battery runtimes. In our in-depth review, we check whether the very light and compact, and yet not exactly cheap companion meets the high demands of its target group.
Intel Core i5-6200U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 14.0" | 1.5 kg
Gigabyte Aero 14 gaming laptop with

Gigabyte Aero 14 gaming notebook shows up online

Although this 14-inch machine for gamers powered by the high-end Intel Core i7-6700HQ processor should be unveiled at Computex, it has been spott...
Dell Latitude 12 E5270 Notebook Review

81% Dell Latitude 12 E5270 Notebook Review

Compact business companion. After recently testing the bigger Dell Latitude 14 E5470 extensively, the smaller scion is next in line. There is a big demand for compact devices that also always have enough computing power. Our test report reveals whether Dell successfully bridges the gap between computing performance and mobility.
Intel Core i5-6300U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 12.5" | 1.7 kg
HP expands Omen gaming lineup with GTX 965M and 4K UHD options

HP expands Omen gaming lineup with GTX 965M and 4K UHD options

The 15.6-inch and 17.3-inch Omen models will retail for $899 and $979, respectively, come this July 10th.
Acer unveils Cloudbook Aspire One 11 AO1-132

Acer Cloudbook Aspire One 11 AO1-132 coming soon

The Taiwanese manufacturer will likely show off its latest Cloudbook SKU this coming Computex. Some resellers are jumping the gun with core speci...
Acer Predator 15 (i7-6700HQ, GTX 970M) Notebook Review

84% Acer Predator 15 (i7-6700HQ, GTX 970M) Notebook Review

Cool system. While the design of the Predator 15 is controversial, the cooling system is beyond any doubt. After the GTX 980M variant had to prove its capabilities at the end of 2015, we have tested the refresh with GeForce GTX 970M this time.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M | 15.6" | 3.5 kg
HP ZBook Studio G3 Workstation Review

80% HP ZBook Studio G3 Workstation Review

Too ambitious? The HP ZBook Studio G3 is the latest edition of the ZBook-series and follows the trend towards a slimmer device with powerful components. HP delivers a really good device in many aspects; however there are significant limitations in terms of emissions and the battery runtimes in particular.
Intel Core i7-6820HQ | NVIDIA Quadro M1000M | 15.6" | 2.1 kg
Lenovo E31-70 Notebook Review

78% Lenovo E31-70 Notebook Review

Reliable Companion. A mobile 13-inch notebook should be highly reliable and also feature solid input devices to make the user's life easier. The E31-70 is Lenovo's affordable offering in this segment. This much we can say beforehand: the notebook meets most of the requirements.
Intel Core i3-5005U | Intel HD Graphics 5500 | 13.3" | 1.6 kg
Microsoft Windows 10 Start menu, Windows 10 screen size limits May 2016 change

Microsoft updates Windows 10 hardware requirements

Windows 10 desktop now requires at least 2 GB RAM, but Microsoft also approved 7-inch tablets and up to 9-inch Windows 10 Mobile devices.
Lenovo G51-35 80M8002HGE Notebook Review

74% Lenovo G51-35 80M8002HGE Notebook Review

Just for starters. Lenovo's G51 shows just what is needed for first contact with the laptop world. The manufacturer presents a 15.6-inch device that unfortunately had to struggle with some shortcomings in the test.
AMD A8-7410 | AMD Radeon R5 (Beema/Carrizo-L) | 15.6" | 2.2 kg
EVGA SC17 Xotic PC Edition Notebook Review

84% EVGA SC17 Xotic PC Edition Notebook Review

New contender. EVGA shows the gaming notebook market how it's done with the excellent SC17. If first impressions are everything, then the SC17 is already hitting the ground running at full speed.
Intel Core i7-6820HK | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M | 17.3" | 4 kg
Lenovo IdeaPad 300-15IBR Notebook Review

71% Lenovo IdeaPad 300-15IBR Notebook Review

Daily companion. Large display, enough performance to handle the various daily tasks on might encounter and an attractive price point: Lenovo's IdeaPad 300 costs 450 Euro (~$500) and targets price-conscious consumers with basic needs.
Intel Pentium N3700 | NVIDIA GeForce 920M | 15.6" | 2.3 kg
Acer Predator 17 (i7-6700HQ, GTX 980M) Notebook Review

84% Acer Predator 17 (i7-6700HQ, GTX 980M) Notebook Review

4K rocket. In 2015, Acer created unique looking gaming notebooks with the Predator series. In order to not fall behind the competition, the manufacturer launches a refresh now, which is better than the old model in many aspects. We have reviewed an especially high configuration of the 17-incher.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M | 17.3" | 4.1 kg
Acer Chromebook 14 now available for 330 Euros

Acer Chromebook 14 now available for 330 Euros

Two SKUs will each offer Celeron Braswell processors, 14-inch HD or FHD panels, and up top 14 hours of battery life.
Lenovo N42 Chromebook coming in June starting at $199 USD

Lenovo announces N42 and N23 notebooks for education

Both portables were designed for K-12 institutions and will launch in June, starting at just $199 USD and $249 USD.

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