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MSI GE62VR and GE72VR - Keep cool with Advanced Cooler Technology

MSI GE62VR and GE72VR - Keep cool with Advanced Cooler Technology

Performance needs control. Thanks to the Nvidia GTX 1060 graphics cards, both the MSI GE62VR Apache Pro as well as the larger MSI GE72VR Apache Pro get an enormous performance boost. The new Cooler Boos 4 Technology provides effective cooling of the components to ensure the maximum performance in all situations. (ad)
AMD's new Radeon Software Crimson driver brings gameplay capture and improved graphics performance. (Source: AMD)

AMD launches Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 16.12.1

Live streamers, rejoice! AMD's new ReLive Edition driver rabrings better power management, improved graphical performance, and new gameplay capture and streaming software.
Asus GL702VM-GC102D Notebook Review

84% Asus GL702VM-GC102D Notebook Review

Slim gaming laptop. Asus packs a lot of gaming power into a slim 17.3-inch notebook. Even so, the laptop doesn't produce too much noise or heat. Due to the deactivated integrated GPU, the laptop consumes more power while idling than necessary.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop) | 17.3" | 2.7 kg
Watch Dogs 2 Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Watch Dogs 2 Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Impressive performance. Despite the fact that Watch Dogs 2 is quite demanding on the hardware, its engine appears to be well-engineered and stable. Which graphics card and what settings are best suited to allow the user to ascend to the hacker-throne is the subject of our review. Update: we've now tested 16+ graphics cards.
Razer Blade (2016) Notebook Review

84% Razer Blade (2016) Notebook Review

Solid as a Rock. The new Razer Blade packs a GTX 1060 in a great aluminum case. The laptop offers reliable input devices, Thunderbolt 3 and an amazing IGZO panel. With all this on the table, what could go wrong? Besides some smaller issues, the greatest weakness was its lackluster gaming performance. However, the latter has now been fixed with an EC update.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop) | 14.0" | 2 kg
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Gaming Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Gaming Notebooks

December 2016 update. Here you will find the current best gaming notebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck in 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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Notebookcheck's Top 10 Lightweight Gaming Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Lightweight Gaming Notebooks

December 2016 update. Here you will find the latest best slim and lightweight mobile gaming notebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our list of top models is regularly updated, maintained and commented on and should assist in purchase decisions.
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Mobile Graphics Cards - Benchmark List

Mobile Graphics Cards - Benchmark List

Sort and filter through all currently available mobile graphics cards by performance or specification.
Smartphones and devices like Samsung's Gear VR can allow users to try VR gaming at a much lower cost. (Source: Samsung)

VRidge: Try before you buy for VR

The app can use smartphones to mimic expensive VR headsets and seems to be able to run on lower-end hardware.
VR and AR products are seeing weaker sales than analysts predicted. (Source: HTCVIVE)

VR and AR: the sales disappointments of 2016

VR/AR sales were expected to pick up strongly in late 2016, yet the opposite has happened. Experts blame an immature ecosystem.
The Best Notebook Displays As Reviewed By Notebookcheck

The Best Notebook Displays As Reviewed By Notebookcheck

December 2016 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 300 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 300 Euros

December 2016 update. Here you will find the best notebooks under 300 Euros (~$326) as reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our Top 10 list is regularly updated, maintained and commented on by our editors. This page is intended to help our readers decide which product to purchase.
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Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 500 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 500 Euros

December 2016 update. Here you will find the best notebooks below 500 Euros (~$554) reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our list of top models is regularly updated, maintained and commented on and should assist in purchase decisions.
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Asus ROG GX800 coming this month for 5500 Euros

Asus ROG GX800 coming this month for 5500 Euros

The liquid-cooled 18.4-inch 4K UHD "notebook" will be receiving its Pascal update in time for the Holidays.
The Aero 14 is back and VR Ready. (Source: GIGABYTE)

Gigabyte releases updated Aero 14 with GTX 1060

Gigabyte's battery-packed (94.24 Wh) Aero14 has been upgraded with a VR-Ready GTX 1060. Other specs include a QHD IPS display, storage up to 1TB m.2 PCIE SSD, and RAM up to 32 GB DDR4-2400.
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Face Off: HP Omen 17 vs. Aorus X7 DT v6 vs. EVGA SC17

Face Off: HP Omen 17 vs. Aorus X7 DT v6 vs. EVGA SC17

Portable powerhouse. The Aorus X7 DT v6 is one of the thinnest notebooks available with the GTX 1080. What benefits will users get from its $3100 USD asking price compared to the $2800 USD EVGA SC17 or $1700 USD HP Omen 17?
Face Off: Toshiba Portege Z30 vs. Dell Latitude 13 7370 vs. HP EliteBook 1030 G1

Face Off: Toshiba Portege Z30 vs. Dell Latitude 13 7370 vs. HP EliteBook 1030 G1

Core m business notebooks. The "traditional" Portege Z30 stands on relatively equal ground with the the thinner and fanless alternatives from Dell and HP in terms of weight and missing features.
AOC launches Agon AG251FZ monitor with 1 ms response time and 240 Hz refresh rate

AOC launches Agon AG251FZ monitor with 1 ms response time and 240 Hz refresh rate

The new 24.5-inch monitor will be one of the fastest 1080p gaming monitors available in terms of response times when it launches in early 2017.
No Man's Sky is an open-world adventure game for Playstation 4 and Windows. (Source: Hello Games)

Foundation Update brings new features to No Man's Sky

The update brings some major changes and is the first in a line of planned improvements for the game.
Microsoft Solitaire Collection now for iOS and Android devices

Microsoft Solitaire Collection hits Android and iOS

Spider, Freecell, Klondike, Pyramid and Tripeaks Solitaire are now available via both Apple's App Store and Google's Play Store.
Windows Holographic, Microsoft's own VR software, should run on fairly low-end system. (Source: The Verge)

Minimum requirements for Windows Holographic unveiled

Microsoft's foray into virtual reality should be much more accessible than other available options.
Aorus X7 DT v6 Notebook Review

86% Aorus X7 DT v6 Notebook Review

Boundless performance. Gigabyte has taken the design of their AORUS gaming notebook to the next level with the advent of the X7 DT v6. With class-leading GPU and CPU performance, speedy solid-state storage, and powerful networking and display options, can anything slow it down?
Intel Core i7-6820HK | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (Laptop) | 17.3" | 3.3 kg
EVGA SC17 GTX 1070 Notebook Review

83% EVGA SC17 GTX 1070 Notebook Review

More power, same features. The impressive overclock-ready SC17 is now officially on the Pascal train, but its continuing lack of features puts the notebook at a disadvantage in the 17-inch gaming category.
Intel Core i7-6820HK | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop) | 17.3" | 4.1 kg
Eurocom: Twitter poll for Black Friday Super Special

Eurocom: Twitter poll for Black Friday Super Special

Black Friday ahead: Eurocom launches a Twitter only Black Friday Super Special where fans can vote for the system they would like to be discounted on Black Friday.
Dishonored 2 Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Dishonored 2 Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

The Performance Enigma. Gaming qualities aside: the stealth-action game, Dishonored 2, is not running as smoothly as one would expect. The PC version is suffering from performance drops. In the following review, we will check how the game runs on notebooks.
Farming Simulator 17 Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Farming Simulator 17 Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Let's get cracking! A word to the wise at the big gaming companies, where they routinely spend millions and put casts of thousands to work developing high-end games. Alongside all those big boys -- like Battlefield, FIFA, and Assassin's Creed -- Germans also delight in playing on a farming simulator. Here's a look at what's up with the latest version, as shown in this benchmark report.
Roccat unveils lightweight Cross gaming headset for 70 Euros

Roccat unveils lightweight Cross gaming headset for 70 Euros

The all-in-one headset weighs in at just 185 grams with a detachable microphone for easier use on smartphones up to desktop PCs.
First references to GeForce GTX 1080 Ti appear online

First references to GeForce GTX 1080 Ti appear online

The imminent GTX 1080 Ti may pack 10 GB of VRAM with a launch price between 900 to 1000 Euros.
MSI goes VR: Notebook fun with the HTC Vive

MSI goes VR: Notebook fun with the HTC Vive

We are ready. Thanks to HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and PlayStation VR, virtual reality finally livens up. We had the chance to scrutinize this promising technology in cooperation with MSI. Here are our impressions from the new virtual world. (Sponsored article.)
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Multimedia Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Multimedia Notebooks

November 2016 update. Here you will find the best current multimedia notebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck in 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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The MSI Trident is the smallest VR-ready desktop PC. (Source: MSI)

MSI launches the Trident, a console sized VR gaming PC

MSI's is claiming their new Trident gaming PC is the smallest VR-capable device. Can it successfully bring virtual reality into the living room?
Dishonored 2, Bethesda's newest title, runs smoothly on consoles but suffers from inconsistent performance on the PC. (Source: Bethesda)

Dishonored 2 noted to have severe performance issues on PC

Bethesda's newest title, Dishonored 2, is suffering from inconsistent performance on the PC. Reviewers and early buyers have expressed their discontent, prompting Bethesda to release a patch sometime this week.
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Nintendo's Wii U was an oft-ignored home console that constantly struggled with low sales. (Source: Nintendo)

Nintendo's Wii U dies the way it lived: quietly and overlooked

Nintendo has quietly announced it will stop North American production of the Wii U, a console that never gained notable traction in the market.
The Aorus X5 is a thin-and-light notebook with massive power under the hood. (Source: Aorus)

CES 2017 | Aorus X5 wins CES Innovation Award for second year running

The Aorus X5 has been recognized with a CES Innovation Award in gaming. This marks the second year in a row the slim gaming powerhouse has won this honor.
Asus ROG G701VI gaming notebook with GTX 1080 now available for 3000 Euros

Asus ROG G701VI gaming notebook with GTX 1080 launching for 3000 Euros

The latest G701 Pascal refresh is coming to Europe this December with a G-Sync 1080p display capable of refresh rates of up to 120 Hz.
Titanfall 2 Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Titanfall 2 Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

War mechs on Speed. Every Fall, we have new versions of single and multiplayer shooter games to evaluate. Alongside the reigning leaders “Battlefield 1” and “Call of Duty Infinite Warfare”, “Titanfall 2” is also seeking to carve out its piece of the gaming pie for 2016. Here, we test its performance on a variety of (Notebook) GPUs.
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

In the shadow of Battlefield 1. Activision launches the latest part of the extremely successful Call of Duty series almost immediately after the launch of EA's excellent World War I shooter. In this benchmark test, we will check whether the graphics can keep up with the main rival or if we are dealing with another frame rate fiasco similar to the predecessor Black Ops 3.
The MSI VR One, one of the first VR capable backpack PCs, was first shown in September 2016. (Source: MSI)

CES 2017 | MSI recognized as CES 2017 Innovation Awards Honoree

MSI, a premier manufacturer of gaming notebooks and PC components, has been made a CES 2017 Innovation Awards honoree for the GS63VR Stealth Pro and the VR One backpack PC.
TPCAST's new Vive accessory allows the device to be used wirelessly, cutting down clutter and improving immersion. (Source: HTC)

New add-on enables HTC Vive to cut the cord

A new add-on, available for preorder, adds wireless capability to HTC's Vive. This accessory will let Vive users roam their VR worlds without the burden of cables.
LG V20 Android flagship gets the 2017 CES Innovation Award in the wireless handsets category

CES 2017 | LG gets 21 CES 2017 Innovation Awards

The tech giant has earned awards in no less than 11 highly competitive categories, including wireless handsets, headphones, video displays, portable media players, and computer peripherals.
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Aorus X7 v6 Notebook Review

85% Aorus X7 v6 Notebook Review

Soaring High. Gigabyte wants to join the ranks of Acer, Asus, Alienware, Clevo and MSI by producing high-end notebooks. The gaming expert has grown the Aorus brand into a symbol for powerful gaming PCs. We have looked at the X7 v6 and were impressed with what we found.
Intel Core i7-6820HK | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop) | 17.3" | 3.2 kg
The Best Notebooks for Teenagers and University Students

The Best Notebooks for Teenagers and University Students

November 2016 update. Whether you are looking for a notebook that won't break the bank, a high-performance all-rounder, or a luxury laptop, here you will find relevant notebook recommendations from Notebookcheck for school-aged kids and university students.
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Zotac's VR GO backpack PC offers VR gaming on the go. (Source: Zotac)

Zotac announces VR GO backpack gaming PC

Zotac is known for their compact gaming PCs that squeeze a lot of power into a tiny space. Their new VR GO backpack gaming PC brings a fresh take on the small form factor computer.
Futuremark releases official VRMark benchmark

Futuremark releases official VRMark benchmark

The Basic Edition of VRMark will test if your PC can match the current minimum requirements to run the HTC Vive or Oculus Rift headsets.
Prototype of the SMACH Z, a handheld gaming PC. (Source: SMACH)

SMACH Z handheld gaming PC reaches Kickstarter goal

When people talk about handheld gaming, they typically don't mention PC titles. Startup SMACH hopes to change that conversation with their upcoming SMACH Z and SMACH Z Pro, handheld gaming PCs able to play AAA Steam releases. SMACH has turned to Kickstarter for funding, and their initial goal has been met.
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HP Omen 17 (i7-6700HQ, GTX 1070) Notebook Review

82% HP Omen 17 (i7-6700HQ, GTX 1070) Notebook Review

Omen meets Pascal. After other manufacturers of high-end laptops already equipped their systems with the latest Nvidia GPU generation, HP now follows with the Omen series and launches a gaming machine for an appealing price. But is the price-performance ratio right? We will find out.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop) | 17.3" | 3.3 kg
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti benchmark leak for notebooks

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti specifications leak for notebooks

The mobile GTX 1050 Ti will reportedly run even faster than the desktop GTX 1050 Ti according to preliminary benchmarks.
The Zotac Magnus ERX480, a VR-ready small form factor gaming PC. (Source: Zotac)

Zotac announces Magnus ERX480 mini PC with AMD RX 480 graphics

Zotac provides virtual reality gaming in a small package with the ERX480.
The new Alienware 13, configureable with a GTX 1060 graphics card and 2560x1440 OLED display. (Source: Alienware)

Alienware releases first VR ready 13 inch notebook

Alienware's new 13 inch laptop is the first 13 inch device to sport NVIDIA's GTX 1060, a VR capable video card. The notebook can also be equipped with a 2560x1440 OLED display with superior color gamut and contrast. Overall, the redesign is a compelling device from Alienware.
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G.SKILL's new KM570 MX mechanical keyboard. (Source: G.SKILL)

G.SKILL announces new KM570 mechanical keyboard

Hardware manufacturer G.SKILL has just announced a new mid-tier mechanical keyboard aimed at gamers. The keyboard is able to be customized without the need for software.

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