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Toshiba Satellite L50-B-1TD Notebook Review Update

80% Toshiba Satellite L50-B-1TD Notebook Review Update

Now with SSD. The Satellite offers everything that an all-round multimedia notebook should: Alongside a Core i7 processor, the device is equipped with a graphics core powerful enough to render games and a fast solid state disk. An IPS display with stable viewing angles also joins the ranks. But at almost 900 Euros (~1125 USD), this is no budget device.
Intel Core i7-4510U | AMD Radeon R7 M260 | 15.6" | 2.2 kg
Schenker XMG P505 PRO (Clevo P651SG) Notebook Review

87% Schenker XMG P505 PRO (Clevo P651SG) Notebook Review

15-inch reference? The XMG P505 from Schenker Technologies is supposed to close the gap between big 17-inch systems (Asus G751, MSI GT72) and ultra-thin compact gamers like the Gigabyte P34G v2. We already reviewed the configuration with the GTX 970M, now we have a closer look at the GTX 980M.
Intel Core i7-4710HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M | 15.6" | 2.7 kg
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 500 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 500 Euros

The price is hot. Here you will find the best notebooks below 500 Euros (~$660) reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our list of top models is regularly up...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 300 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 300 Euros

Bling-bling.Here you will find the best notebooks under 300 Euros (~$374) reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our Top 10 list is regularly updated, mainta...
The Crew Benchmarked

The Crew Benchmarked

Ride Across the USA. After Assassin's Creed Unity and Far Cry 4, Ubisoft is now launching its third large project at the end of 2014. The Crew appeals to freedom junkies and multiplayer enthusiasts alike with its free world concept. Can the game engine meet the expectations of its fans?
Acer TravelMate P276-MG-56FU Notebook Review

78% Acer TravelMate P276-MG-56FU Notebook Review

All-rounder with gaming capabilities. Acer's new 17.3-inch notebook is designed for private as well as business users. A powerful Core i5 in combination with a fast GPU and good battery runtimes should be appealing for both customer groups.
Intel Core i5-4210U | NVIDIA GeForce 840M | 17.3" | 3 kg
EUROCOM X8 (Clevo P375SM) Notebook Review

85% EUROCOM X8 (Clevo P375SM) Notebook Review

GTX 980M SLI. The highly configurable Eurocom X7 returns as the X8 and instantly comes out on top on our usual benchmarks yet again. We take a closer look at this ultimate gaming machine from the Canadian reseller of the most powerful barebones available.
Intel Core i7-4940MX | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M SLI | 17.3" | 4.3 kg
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Multimedia Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Multimedia Notebooks

December 2014 update. Here you will find the current best multimedia notebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top ...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Gaming Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Gaming Notebooks

December 2014 update. Here you will find the current best gaming notebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top mode...
Gigabyte's P35X gaming notebook launches in the US on Dec 5th

Gigabyte's P35X gaming notebook launches in the US on Dec 5th

Gigabyte has recently announced that its P35X gaming notebook will be launched in the US on December 5th. The manufacturer has yet to unveil the ...
Dragon Age: Inquisition Benchmarked

Dragon Age: Inquisition Benchmarked

Third Installment. The second game focused on action and provided gamers immense enjoyment. Now BioWare is making the move to reconsolidate its Dragon Age fans. Our article will focus on the performance of the Frostbite 3 Engine. Will every gamer be able to joy the world of Inquisition?
Far Cry 4 Benchmarked

Far Cry 4 Benchmarked

Call to Freedom. The Ubisoft recipe has changed little for the long-awaited sequel, Far Cry 4, as the game is composed primarily of action, exploration and foraging. We tested the performance of the Kyrat special edition on various laptops and have summarized our findings in this review.
iBuyPower GT72 Dominator Notebook Review Update

88% iBuyPower GT72 Dominator Notebook Review Update

You've got the power. We provide some more benchmarks and comparison numbers for our second look at the MSI GT72 with GTX 980M graphics. In short: This is performance that rivals a system with GTX 780M SLI graphics.
Intel Core i7-4710HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M | 17.3" | 3.8 kg
Assassin's Creed Unity Benchmarked

Assassin's Creed Unity Benchmarked

Fun or an imposition? Assassin's Creed Unity is yet another entry in the never-ending list of unfinished games. High demands on the hardware combined with technical bugs are a constant source of aggravation. We'll try to determine just how powerful a notebook has to be to handle this game.
NVIDIA Shield Tablet gets Android 5.0 Lollipop update

Nvidia SHIELD Tablet Android 5.0 Lollipop update rolls out

NVIDIA announced the update earlier this week and now Android 5.0 rolls out to Shield tablet devices all over the world.
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Benchmarked

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Benchmarked

Cutting edge? The graphics and technology the previous game of the series was based on were no cause for celebration. Advanced Warfare aims to remedy that and supposedly offers a "next-gen" experience. In our review, we take a detailed look at the performance of the new Call of Duty offshoot.
Gigabyte P35X v3 Notebook Review

83% Gigabyte P35X v3 Notebook Review

Portable gaming monster. While ultra-slim, high-end laptops were still rare in 2013, there are now quite a few slim gaming machines. Gigabyte introduces the P35X v3, an extremely high-performance model based on the GeForce 980M.
Intel Core i7-4710HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M | 15.6" | 2.5 kg
Tegra K1 vs Exynos 5433 benchmark performed by NVIDIA

NVIDIA responds to Samsung's lawsuit

Two months after NVIDIA filed patent lawsuits against Samsung and Qualcomm, Samsung sued them back. Now NVIDIA answers the part of the filing whi...
Acer Aspire E5-551G-F1EW Notebook Review Update

77% Acer Aspire E5-551G-F1EW Notebook Review Update

Too thirsty. AMD's new FX-7500 APU wants to show what it is capable of. The combination of a dedicated Radeon GPU, a Full HD screen and 1 TB hard drive, turns the Aspire into a game-suitable all-rounder.
AMD FX-7500 | AMD Radeon R7 M265 | 15.6" | 2.5 kg
Civilization: Beyond Earth Benchmarked

Civilization: Beyond Earth Benchmarked

Hexes live on. Sid Meier's successful gaming series moves on to the next round with Beyond Earth. We don't just mean content-wise -- in terms of graphics, too, the game is on the move. Thanks to Mantle support, AMD-based computers should have a noticeable advantage over Nvidia systems. We ran the tests and have laid out the results for you here.
Notebookcheck's Top Windows alternatives to Apple's MacBook series

Notebookcheck's Top Windows alternatives to Apple's MacBook series

Mac? No, thanks. Apple's laptops continue to be popular. This is not surprising, since the "Pros" and "Airs" could overall convince in our review...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Lightweight Gaming Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Lightweight Gaming Notebooks

December 2014 update. Here you will find the currently best thin and lightweight mobile gaming notebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our list of t...
Aorus X7 Pro Notebook Review

82% Aorus X7 Pro Notebook Review

Performance at all costs. Aorus is one of the first manufacturers to fuse two GeForce GTX 970M cards to an SLI array. Both the performance and the waste heat are correspondingly high. Can the slim 17-inch chassis deal with this load?
Intel Core i7-4870HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M SLI | 17.3" | 3.1 kg
NVIDIA Shield tablet Android 5.0 Lollipop update coming later this month

NVIDIA Shield tablet to get Android 5.0 Lollipop later this month

NVIDIA unveiled in a Twitter post that the Shield tablet will get its update to the latest Android version during this month, but they did not gi...
Acer Aspire V15 Nitro Black Edition VN7-591 gaming laptop

Acer intros 4K UHD display V Nitro Black Edition gaming laptop

These new machines will hit the US via multiple retailers next month starting at $1099.99 USD and existing Full HD models already come with a fre...
MSI GT80 Titan gaming laptop with mechanical keyboard

MSI unveils GT80 Titan gaming laptop

This 18-inch machine is the world's first gaming laptop featuring a mechanical keyboard, but there is no information on pricing and availability ...
MSI GT72 (GTX 980M) Notebook Review Update

88% MSI GT72 (GTX 980M) Notebook Review Update

Small update, big impact. MSI now installs the brand new premium models from Nvidia's Maxwell generation. Read here to what extent the GeForce GTX 980M can outperform its precursor, and what it looks like in terms of temperatures, power consumption, and system noise.
Intel Core i7-4710HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M | 17.3" | 3.8 kg
Lenovo Y70 Notebook Review

83% Lenovo Y70 Notebook Review

Touchscreen gamer. Lenovo launches the biggest IPS touchscreen Y Series model yet with the 17.3-inch Y70. Features remain largely unchanged from the Y50, including the GTX 860M GPU. For $1399, can this sleek black and red powerhouse hold its own against other 17-inch gaming notebooks?
Intel Core i7-4710HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M | 17.3" | 3.5 kg
F1 2014 Benchmarked

F1 2014 Benchmarked

Technical stagnation. You snooze, you lose: This saying goes perfectly with the Formula 1 simulation from Codemasters. Even in 2014, users crazy for motor sports have to accept second-rate graphics. Learn here what this means for performance.
Acer Aspire V3-572PG-604M Notebook Review

79% Acer Aspire V3-572PG-604M Notebook Review

Long-lasting allrounder. Lots of storage, suitable for gaming, long battery life, and a decent keyboard: the Aspire V3-572PG ticks all the check boxes for an allrounder notebook. How compelling is the overall package?
Intel Core i5-4200U | NVIDIA GeForce 840M | 15.6" | 2.5 kg
Microsoft Next Lock Screen app for Android devices

Microsoft launches four new Android apps

The new set of apps coming from the Microsoft Garage project includes a screen lock app and a voice-controlled game that supports up to eight pla...
The Evil Within Benchmarked

The Evil Within Benchmarked

A PC version to make you shiver. When it comes to games, the PC is often neglected; The Evil Within is a prime example. The high performance demands are particularly effective at spoiling the fun. Our article reveals which GPUs shake in their boots when they encounter this survival-horror game.
Acer Aspire V15 Nitro (VN7-591G-77A9) Notebook Review

85% Acer Aspire V15 Nitro (VN7-591G-77A9) Notebook Review

Black Nitro. Acer does not make any compromises in the configuration of its Aspire V15 Nitro. Buyers get a slim computer with very powerful hardware, an SSD, and IPS screen. The laptop is primarily aimed at gamers. However, the odd non-gamer might also take a liking to the computer.
Intel Core i7-4710HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M | 15.6" | 2.2 kg
Alien: Isolation Benchmarked

Alien: Isolation Benchmarked

On the hunt for horror. Creative Assembly, known mostly for their time-consuming epic strategy games (the Total War series), dares to take on one of the greatest film classics ever. Alien: Isolation is intended to transport the player into the atmosphere of the original movie. Your role? The hunted. Which GPU is fast enough to "outrun" Alien?
Ryse: Son of Rome Benchmarked

Ryse: Son of Rome Benchmarked

Graphics vs. gameplay. While Ryse: Son of Rome turned out to be rather one-dimensional in terms of its gameplay, graphically the title is a real head-turner. Does your notebook also have to come from another planet to run this game? Our review reveals the answer.
Clevo P651SE (Schenker XMG P505) Barebones Notebook Review

85% Clevo P651SE (Schenker XMG P505) Barebones Notebook Review

Full speed ahead. After the top GPUs from the last Nvidia generation were still based on the Kepler architecture, both the GeForce GTX 980M and GTX 970 finally use the Maxwell architecture. We check the performance with the Clevo P651SE Barebone.
Intel Core i7-4870HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M | 15.6" | 2.6 kg
Nvidia Shield Tablet LTE

89% Nvidia Shield Tablet LTE Review Update

Mobile gaming fun. Thanks to the LTE Cat 4 module, the top model can be used for gaming on-the-go anywhere. In addition, Nvidia doubled the flash memory, which worked significantly faster in our test model.
Nvidia Tegra K1 | NVIDIA Tegra K1 Kepler GPU | 8" | 371 g
HP Envy 15-k010ng Notebook Review

81% HP Envy 15-k010ng Notebook Review

Multimedia with quirks. HP's multimedia newcomer is positioned between mid-range and premium range in terms of configuration and price. Its balanced combination of power and ergonomics is appealing. Will the now matte screen also make a better impression than the former models from 2013? We will clarify this and many other questions in this review.
Intel Core i7-4510U | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M | 15.6" | 2.3 kg
Gigabyte P35X gaming laptop with NVIDIA GTX 980M

Gigabyte P35X gaming laptop arrives later this month

This ultra-slim 15.6-inch gaming laptop with WQHD+ IPS display will get NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M graphics and should be available for purchase lat...
Gigabyte P34W gaming laptop with NVIDIA GTX 970M graphics card

Gigabyte announces P34W gaming laptop

This ultra-slim 14-inch gaming laptop features NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M graphics with 6 GB GDDR5 memory and will hit the market in early November.
Aorus to ship X7 Pro with GTX 970M SLI for $2599

Aorus to ship X7 Pro with GTX 970M SLI for $2599

17.3-inch slim gaming notebook gets Maxwell update coming this month and promises extreme performance over a single GTX 980M and GTX 780M SLI.
Digital Storm gaming laptops lineup now with NVIDIA GTX 900M

Digital Storm to add NVIDIA GTX 900M graphics to its gaming laptops

NVIDIA GTX 970M and 980M graphics cards will power Digital Storm's line of award-winning gaming laptops which are expected to go on sale next mon...
MSI GT72 Dominator Pro gaming laptop, now with NVIDIA GTX 900M graphics

MSI updates GS Stealth/Ghost and GT Dominator Series with NVIDIA GTX 900M graphics

Thanks to the latest GTX 900M Series from NVIDIA, MSI's gaming laptops now provide up to 28% more graphics performance than the older models with...
Maingear Nomad 17 new design and NVIDIA GTX 980M

Maingear updates Nomad 17 gaming laptop with NVIDIA GTX 980M graphics and new design

This ultra-high performance family of laptops now has a new design and also features NVIDIA GTX 900M graphics.
Nvidia: Launch of the GeForce GTX 980M and GTX 970M

Nvidia launches the GeForce GTX 980M and GTX 970M

With the GeForce GTX 980M and GTX 970M, Nvidia introduces two high-end graphics cards based on the GM204 chip from the Maxwell generation. Thanks to the high efficiency gain of the new GPUs, raw performance is now closer to a dedicated desktop graphics card than ever before. Furthermore, this is the first time that the current DirectX 11.2 standard is completely supported. Expect our full review of the high-end GPUs in the coming days.
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Benchmarked

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Benchmarked

GPU glutton. In Shadow of Mordor, Sauron does not aim for the ring but primarily goes for video memory. We tried to determine the hardware requirements. Do you really need a lightning fast high-end system?
FIFA 15 Benchmarked

FIFA 15 Benchmarked

New engine, renewed appeal. After years of getting less attention, the 2015 version of the PC game boasts nicely improved graphics. Our review takes a look at how various notebook graphics card perform when playing the game.
Lenovo IdeaPad Z50-75 Notebook Review Update

71% Lenovo IdeaPad Z50-75 Notebook Review Update

Kaveri @ low cost. The IdeaPad Z50-75 is available for a low 400 Euros (~$501) without a Windows operating system. The buyer gets a quad-core processor, dual-graphics solution from AMD, and a 1 TB hard drive. An irresistible bargain?
AMD A8-7100 | AMD Radeon R6 M255DX | 15.6" | 2.5 kg
Toshiba Satellite S70-B-106 Notebook Review Update

76% Toshiba Satellite S70-B-106 Notebook Review Update

The successor. The new version of the Satellite S70 doesn't rely on a GeForce GT 740M chip anymore, but on a Radeon R9 M265X graphics core which enhances gaming performance significantly. The notebook still has a Core-i7 processor, a Full HD display and a Blu-ray burner. Does Toshiba offer a successful all-rounder?
Intel Core i7-4700HQ | AMD Radeon R9 M265X | 17.3" | 2.8 kg
Acer Aspire V15 & V17 Nitro Black Edition high-end notebooks with Core i7-4710HQ and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M

Acer V Nitro Black Edition notebooks coming to the US in mid-October

Acer Aspire V15 and V17 Nitro Black Edition high-end notebooks will go on sale in the US in about two weeks at Newegg starting at $1,099.99 USD.
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Author: Redaktion, 2013-05- 8 (Update: 2013-09-27)