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No Man's Sky - Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

No Man's Sky - Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Risky gamble. Infinite worlds, endless boredom - critics could easily sum up No Man's Sky with this sentence. We checked this game by British indie developer, Hello Games, on laptops and desktop PCs to see how it performs.
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided - Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided - Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Cyberpunk meets hardware hunger. “Mankind Divided” has exciting game and story elements, but it needs powerful hardware to run well. Our benchmark test course will determine just how demanding the game is on different notebook and desktop GPUs. Update: now with 27 graphics cards!
Blizzard's Battle.net will get a new name. Apart from that, everything will stay the same.

Gaming: Battle.net will no longer be called Battle.net

The online gaming platform Battle.net by game developer Blizzard will soon get a new name.
Eurocom Sky X7E2 17.3-inch Skylake gaming notebook gets 120 Hz QHD display option

Eurocom adds 120 Hz QHD display to Sky X7E2 & X9E2 gaming notebooks

The Sky X7E2 and Sky X9E2 fully upgradeable high-end gaming notebooks are the first ones in their category to receive a 120 Hz ultra high refresh rate QHD G-sync panel display option.
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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.
Lenovo IdeaPad Y900 17ISK Notebook Review

81% Lenovo IdeaPad Y900 17ISK Notebook Review

A souped-up Y700. The higher-end Y900 feels unique with more features and better craftsmanship than its immediately Y700 predecessor. Unfortunately, its chiclet mechanical keyboard, loud pulsating fans, and high starting price leave a lot to be desired.
Intel Core i7-6820HK | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M | 17.3" | 4.4 kg
Nexoc G734III (Clevo P670RS-G) Notebook Review

84% Nexoc G734III (Clevo P670RS-G) Notebook Review

Play with Pascal. Nexoc also upgrades to Nvidia's new Pascal architecture now and incorporates the GeForce GTX 1070 in a 17.3-inch notebook. High performance meets a high-end case and decent input devices. We were only bothered about the fans and the temperature increase.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop) | 17.3" | 3.3 kg
Schenker XMG U727 (Clevo P870DM3-G) Notebook Review

86% Schenker XMG U727 (Clevo P870DM3-G) Notebook Review

Challenging the desktop. Desktop PC performance without compromises is what Schenker Technologies wants to achieve with its most expensive gaming notebook the XMG U727. The 17-inch model is equipped with two high-end MXM GPUs as well as a socketed CPU. Nvidia’s brand-new Pascal architecture promises sufficient performance for 4K.
Intel Core i7-6700 | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 SLI (Laptop) | 17.3" | 5.5 kg
Rivet Networks: Killer E2500 Ethernet Controller with new Killer Control-Center

Rivet Networks: Killer E2500 Ethernet Controller with new Killer Control-Center

Rivet Networks, the company behind the Killer Wireless WLAN card, which are used in many high-end gaming rigs, is releasing a new Ethernet controller. The Killer E2500 is supposed to provide an extraordinary stable and fast connection, it also is accompanied by the new Killer Control-Center.
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Face Off: MSI GT73VR vs. Asus G752VS vs. Alienware 17 R3

Face Off: MSI GT73VR vs. Asus G752VS vs. Alienware 17 R3

Pascal gaming. How do our top Pascal gaming notebooks compare against each other and the popular flagship Alienware 17 R3 with GTX 980M? The performance and temperature differences between them are significant.
MSI GT72VR 6RD Dominator Pro Notebook Review

87% MSI GT72VR 6RD Dominator Pro Notebook Review

Faster performance, cooler temperatures. If size and weight aren't concerns, then the GT72VR is your best bet with GTX 1060 graphics. Surface temperatures and fan noise are both low for a gaming notebook.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop) | 17.3" | 3.8 kg
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 Founders Edition Review

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 Founders Edition Review

Designd by Nvidia. The smaller sibling of the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Founder's Edition is called Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 Founder's Edition. Powered by a Pascal GPU chip with 8 GB GDDR5 VRAM, the card is supposed to prevail especially in the lower high-end range. Learn in this review, whether Nvidia has actually achieved this and where there might be weaknesses.
Intel Core i7-4790K | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Desktop) |
Acer Predator 17 G9-793 Notebook Review

85% Acer Predator 17 G9-793 Notebook Review

The Mighty Giant. Just this May, we reviewed the Predator 17 G9-792 with GTX 980M GPU. Now Acer has released the nearly identical successor, this time equipped with a GTX 1070 graphics card. The behemoth manages to impress once again with special features like an additional FrostCore cooling fan. Is the Predator "cooler" than its competition?
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop) | 17.3" | 4.2 kg
MSI GE62VR 6RF Apache Xotic PC Edition Notebook Review

82% MSI GE62VR 6RF Apache Xotic PC Edition Notebook Review

One step forward. The GE series was previously limited to the GTX 970M, but the introduction of the GTX 1060 now gives it GTX 980M-level graphics power without necessarily raising costs or temperatures.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop) | 15.6" | 2.5 kg
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Multimedia Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Multimedia Notebooks

September 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 Best Notebooks for Teenagers and University Students

The Best Notebooks for Teenagers and University Students

Autumn 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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Nvidia GTX 1050 specifications for desktop purportedly leaked (Source: Overclock3d.net)

Nvidia GTX 1050 specifications for desktop purportedly leaked

If true, then the GTX 1050 is expected to have a very similar core configuration to the GTX 950 with just slightly more texture units.
MSI GT73VR 6RE Titan Notebook Review

88% MSI GT73VR 6RE Titan Notebook Review

The heart beats faster. While the majority of notebooks are only equipped with 60 Hz panels, the GT73VR is one of the first systems with a 120 Hz display. MSI does not compromise the other sections, either, and it ships the desktop replacement with numerous features including overclocking. Does the additional price compared to a standard gaming notebook pay off? We will find out.
Intel Core i7-6820HK | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop) | 17.3" | 4.1 kg
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Gaming Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Gaming Notebooks

September 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

September 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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MSI GS43VR 6RE Phantom Pro Notebook Review

84% MSI GS43VR 6RE Phantom Pro Notebook Review

1080p60 gaming on a 14-incher. Stuff a GTX 1060 into an existing small form factor design and you'll automatically get one of the fastest 14-inch notebooks around. The GS40 series has made the leap to Pascal as the new GS43VR, though fan noise isn't necessarily any quieter.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop) | 14" | 1.9 kg
Notebookcheck's Top Windows Alternatives to the MacBook Pro 13 and 15

Notebookcheck's Top Windows Alternatives to the MacBook Pro 13 and 15

Mac? No thanks. Apple's laptops continue to be popular. However, there are a few laptops for Windows users, which are quite similar to their counterparts from Cupertino. Here you will find the best devices from the Windows world competing with the Apple portfolio.
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Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 500 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 500 Euros

September 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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The Best Notebook Displays As Reviewed By Notebookcheck

The Best Notebook Displays As Reviewed By Notebookcheck

September 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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Alienware launches new gaming notebooks 17 R4, 15 R3, and 13 R3

Alienware launches new Gaming Notebooks

Alienware introduces new gaming notebooks at the convention PAX West. The manufacturer completely redesigned its mobile lineup and one main aspect was the cooling performance. The new devices will be shipped on September 30th, and the smaller Alienware 13 will be available about 4 weeks later.
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Fanatec announces CSL Elite line of racing peripherals

Fanatec announces CSL Elite line of racing peripherals

Fanatec introduces a new series of mid-range racing hardware with an expected launch date later next month.
Face Off: Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro 13 vs. Asus Zenbook UX360CA vs. Dell Inspiron 13 7359

Face Off: Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro 13 vs. Asus Zenbook UX360CA vs. Dell Inspiron 13 7359

The $1000 13-inch convertible. The Core m Broadwell and Skylake series have made it possible to design even thinner and lighter notebooks powerful enough for basic home, school, and multimedia use. Add in 360-degree hinges and these can potentially double as a Windows tablet. We compare two from Lenovo and Asus to see how they stack up against a more "traditional" Skylake U-class convertible from Dell.
Acer's Predator 17 und 15 will get new components. (Bild: Acer)

IFA 2016 | Acer: Updates for Predator 15 and 17, gaming displays, VR headset for IMAX

The latest Nvidia graphics cards for Acer's gaming laptops and new monitors with eye-tracking technology have been announced at IFA.
21 inch, curved display, desktop graphics card: Acers new gaming flagship definitely is an eye-catcher. (Photo: Acer)

IFA 2016 | Acer Predator 21X: Curved 21 inch gaming laptop with SLI graphics

Predator 21X comes with a curved display with eye-tracking technology and two desktop graphics cards.
AMD's Polaris Architecture

AMD's Polaris Architecture

Polaris is the name of the 4th generation of the GCN architecture from AMD. It was launched in mid-2016 with two chips. They are processed in 14 nm FinFET and are ready for the latest technologies such as DirectX 12, DisplayPort 1.4, HDR, and HVEC. In the following article, we will cover what is new in this architecture and describe the two chips in detail.
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gamescom 2016 | MSI Lineup of Gaming Notebooks with Nvidia Pascal GeForce GPUs

MSI Lineup of Gaming Notebooks with Nvidia Pascal GeForce GPUs

MSI is one of the first manufacturers of gaming notebooks to announce its full lineup of gaming systems with new Nvidia GeForce GTX 10 GPUs based on the Pascal generation. We have all the details.
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Zotac announces Magnus EN1060 and EN1070 Mini PCs with Nvidia Pascal

Zotac announces Magnus EN1060 and EN1070 Mini PCs with Nvidia Pascal

The popular gaming E series gets GTX 1060 and GTX 1070 options alongside the Core i5-6400T CPU. Prices and availability have not yet been announced.
IFA is becoming more and more interesting for fans of smartphones, tablets, laptops and VR.

IFA 2016 | The most important date for hardware manufacturers in Europe

IFA is becoming more and more important for IT companies. This year, new records in exhibitors and exhibition space are being expected.
Schenker XMG P507 (Clevo P651RP6-G) Notebook Review

84% Schenker XMG P507 (Clevo P651RP6-G) Notebook Review

Pascal Debut. After many notebooks based on the brand new high-end GeForce GTX 1070 and GTX 1080 GPUs have passed through our hands, we can now take a look at the equally exciting GTX 1060. Is the 16 nm architecture also convincing in this case? The Schenker XMG P507 provides the answers.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop) | 15.6" | 2.8 kg
Asus ROG Strix GL502VS Notebook Review

85% Asus ROG Strix GL502VS Notebook Review

Let the games begin. Asus sent us one of the first 15-inch notebooks with the extremely fast Pascal GPU GeForce GTX 1070. The informed reader expects big performance gains and is not disappointed. The manufacturer focuses on continuity for the other aspects of the system, which is usually the correct decision.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop) | 15.6" | 2.6 kg
MSI GS73VR 6RF Notebook Review

84% MSI GS73VR 6RF Notebook Review

Thinnest Pascal yet. This complete chassis overhaul provides GTX 980M-level graphics performance in a smaller, lighter, and cooler package. Fan noise is still a stumbling point for a series that delicately balances between a razer-sharp design philosophy and enthusiast-level GTX GPUs.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop) | 17.3" | 2.4 kg
Asus ROG G752VS Notebook Review

87% Asus ROG G752VS Notebook Review

Desktop replacement! The latest model of the ROG-series is supposed to be a big leap in terms of performance. Thanks to the brand-new and powerful Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 from the new Pascal lineup, the chances are not bad. This article will find out whether this plan works and if Asus can beat the rivals.
Intel Core i7-6820HK | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop) | 17.3" | 4.5 kg
Don't call it lapotp. The gigantic Sky X9E2 mostly contains desktop components. (Picture: Eurocom)

Eurocom Sky X9E2: Massive gaming notebook with desktop components

Canadian manufacturer Eurocom presents a massive gamine notebook with desktop components wheighing 5,6 kilos and supporting up to 6 TByte of mass memory.
Notebooks: Asus is the biggest supplier of Gaming Notebooks

Notebooks: Asus is the biggest supplier of Gaming Notebooks

Not MSI is the biggest supplier for gaming notebooks, but Asus. At least Asus now claims the title for themselves. The advantage is particularly big for laptops with Nvidia GeForce GTX GPUs.
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Asus unveils ROG G752VS with GeForce GTX 1070

Gamescom 2016 | Asus unveils ROG G752VS with GeForce GTX 1070

The small refresh swaps out the Maxwell GPU for new Pascal ones with GTX 1060/1070 options starting at 1999 Euros.
Nvidia Pascal for Notebooks: In-depth Benchmarks for the Geforce GTX 1080 (SLI), GTX 1070, and GTX 1060

Nvidia Pascal for Notebooks: In-depth Benchmarks for the Geforce GTX 1080 (SLI), GTX 1070, and GTX 1060

Desktop power in a laptop! We provide you with an exclusive benchmark comparison including many current PC games of all new mobile graphics solutions from Nvidia. This comparison covers the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 SLI, which is the new top model, the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080, the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070, and the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060. These are the successors of the Maxwell chips GTX 980, 980M, and 970M. How well do the new GPUs perform compared to their predecessor? How big is the performance loss compared to their desktop counterparts with the same name? This in-depth review will provide you with all the answers.
Update 08/19.: New GTX 1060 benchmarks with more than 30 games added!
Asus ROG G800VI Notebook Preview

Asus ROG G800VI Notebook Preview

Top dog. Following Nvidia’s launch of its Pascal architecture for desktop systems a few weeks ago, the power-efficient 16 nm technology is now available for notebooks as well. Asus has been one of the first manufacturers to sample the top model GeForce GTX 1080. Stage free for the 18-inch G800VI.
Intel Core i7-6820HK | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (Laptop) | 18.4" | 5.5 kg
HP updates Omen 17 notebook with GTX 1070 graphics

Gamescom 2016 | HP updates Omen 17 notebook with GTX 1060/1070 graphics

The Omen series is expanding with GTX 1060/1070 options for notebooks and 1080 options for the Omen X desktop. New SteelSeries accessories are coming as well with availability beginning this September.
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Lenovo expands its Y series with the Y910 AiO, Y910 notebook, and Y710 Cube

Gamescom 2016 | Lenovo expands its Y series with the Y910 AiO, Y910 notebook, and Y710 Cube

All new devices are coming later this year and will sport Pascal with starting prices in the 1699 to 2799 Euros range.
EVGA SC17 now updated with GeForce GTX 1070 graphics

Gamescom 2016 | EVGA SC17 now updated with GeForce GTX 1070 graphics

The overclockable hardware will return largely untouched including the 4K UHD panel and accessible internals.
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided to support Tobii Eye Tracking

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided to support Tobii Eye Tracking

Another major title receives support for Tobii EyeX tracking technology.
Gigabyte P37 gaming laptop with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 graphics

Gigabyte P35 & P37 receive NVIDIA Pascal graphics

Both notebooks come with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070, a Skylake Intel Core i7 processor, as well as an optional DDR4 2400MHz memory upgrade.
Gigabyte P55 gaming laptop with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics

Gigabyte updates the P55 & P57 series with NVIDIA Pascal

The 17.3-inch P57 now features GeForce GTX 1070 graphics, while the smaller P55 has a GeForce GTX 1060 graphics adapter under the hood.
MSI GS73VR Stealth Pro ultra-slim gaming notebook with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics

MSI reveals ultra-slim GS73VR Stealth gaming notebook

With the main body made of high-density aluminum alloy, this light gaming laptop uses NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics and a Skylake processor, as well as MSI's Cooler Boost Trinity technology.
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Asus ROG GX800VH Notebook Preview

Asus ROG GX800VH Notebook Preview

Born for 4K. Fans of high-resolution gaming are often faced with performance problems. Even the flagship model from Nvidia’s Maxwell generation, the GTX 980, struggles in 3840 x 2160. The situation is much better with the Pascal successor GTX 1080. This is confirmed by the Asus GX800, which is even powered by an SLI configuration.
Intel Core i7-6820HK | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 SLI (Laptop) | 18.4" | 5.7 kg

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