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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 GPUs are 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 star to run this game? Our review reveals the answer.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Multimedia Notebooks
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Multimedia Notebooks
October 2014 update. Here you will find the current best multimedia notebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top m...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 500 Euros (~$660)
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 500 Euros (~$660)
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...
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?
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Lightweight Gaming Notebooks
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Lightweight Gaming Notebooks
October 2014 update. Here you will find the currently best thin and lightweight mobile gaming notebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our list of to...
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.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Gaming Notebooks
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Gaming Notebooks
October 2014 update. Here you will find the current best gaming notebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top model...
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.
Acer Aspire V17 Nitro (VN7-791G-759Q) Notebook Review
86% Acer Aspire V17 Nitro (VN7-791G-759Q) Notebook Review
Controlled explosion. With convincing components and slim cases, the notebooks from Acer's new Aspire V Nitro-series are real all-rounders for discerning customers. Our Black Edition with the GeForce GTX 860M is targeted at gamers. Our review shows whether the performance, temperatures and maintainability can meet the expectations.
Intel Core i7-4710HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M | 17.3" | 3 kg
Microsoft acquires Minecraft maker Mojang but will keep the title available for multiple platforms
Minecraft to become Microsoft property
Microsoft signed an agreement to take over Mojang for $2.5 billion and the deal is expected to close by the end of the year.
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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 Benchmarks
1152 Kepler cores @ 980MHz, 256 Bit GDDR5 @ 3000MHz
Amazon Fire HD Kids Edition Android tablet for kids with 2-year worry-free guarantee
Amazon debuts Fire HD Kids Edition
This tablet has been built with kids in mind and comes with a 2-year worry-free guarantee, but it also features a powerful quad-core processor an...
NVIDIA Shield tablet with 32 GB internal storage and 4G LTE connectivity now ready for pre-order for $399 USD
NVIDIA Shield tablet with 4G LTE now up for pre-order
The 4G LTE-capable version of NVIDIA's slate for gamers with 32 GB of internal storage can be finally purchased for $399 USD as announced back in...
MSI GT72 Notebook Review
87% MSI GT72 Notebook Review
Muscleman. Cooler Boost, Super RAID, Matrix Display: MSI uses many fancy words for the GT72. We took the brand-new gaming notebook to check the marketing slogans. Can the high-end machine compete with the rivals from Asus, Alienware and Clevo?
Intel Core i7-4710HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 880M | 17.3" | 3.8 kg
NVIDIA Shield Tablet
89% Nvidia Shield Tablet with Tegra K1 Review
Android tablet gaming. New performance records, useful gaming features, and an integrated stylus are to take gaming on a tablet one step further. An attractive price of 299 Euros (~$387) fused with minor production flaws; the Shield tablet was quite convincing in our test.
Nvidia Tegra K1 | NVIDIA Tegra K1 Kepler GPU | 8" | 371 g
The Best Notebook Displays As Reviewed By Notebookcheck
The Best Notebook Displays As Reviewed By Notebookcheck
Updated September 2014. Is the display the most important part of a notebook for you and does it play a leading role in your purchasing decision?...
Toshiba Satellite Pro C70-B-111 Notebook Review
77% Toshiba Satellite Pro C70-B-111 Notebook Review
Multimedia endurance machine. Technically Toshiba has done a great job with this laptop and its runtime endurance places it in the top rankings in the category comparison. Our in-depth report reveals whether the casing, input devices, screen, and general performance can match that.
Intel Core i5-4200U | AMD Radeon R7 M260 | 17.3" | 2.7 kg
The Best Notebooks for Teenagers and University Students
The Best Notebooks for Teenagers and University Students
Back to school. Whether you are looking for a notebook that won't break the bank, a high-performance all-rounder, or a luxury laptop, here you wi...
Sims 4 Benchmarked
Sims 4 Benchmarked
Maximizing the target audience. With the game's brightly colored visuals and low hardware demands, the creators of Sims 4 want to reach as wide a player base as possible. Was the undertaking a success? Read our benchmark article to find out.
Asus X555LN-XO112H Notebook Review
76% Asus X555LN-XO112H Notebook Review
Low in contrast. Gaming-suitable laptops no longer have to be a costly affair these days. Asus also follows this trend with its X555LN. For 500 Euros (~$646), the buyer gets a 15.6-inch device with a Core i5 processor and GeForce 840M graphics core. The price is even below 500 Euros (~$646) without a Windows operating system.
Intel Core i5-4210U | NVIDIA GeForce 840M | 15.6" | 2.3 kg
HP Pavilion 15-p008ng Notebook Review
78% HP Pavilion 15-p008ng Notebook Review
Affordable all-rounder. HP demands 500 Euros (~$647) for its all-round Pavilion 15 laptop. The buyer gets a Full HD screen alongside a GeForce 840M GPU, and a Core i5 processor. Can you really go wrong with this device at this price?
Intel Core i5-4210U | NVIDIA GeForce 840M | 15.6" | 2.4 kg
Lenovo reveals Tab S8 and Y70 Touch ahead of IDF 2014
IFA 2014 | Lenovo reveals Tab S8 and Y70 Touch ahead of IDF 2014
Lenovo details their first 17-inch touch laptop and first 8-inch Atom-powered tablet at IFA 2014 in Berlin.
Gigabyte P25X v2 Notebook Review
82% Gigabyte P25X v2 Notebook Review
Character actor. While most notebook companies rely at most on the GeForce GTX 870M for their 15-inch department, Gigabyte uses Nvidia's top model for the P25X v2. Also the other features (Blu-ray burner, mSATA-SSDs...) clearly point to a high-end product. In this review you will see whether the device is worth its 2,000 Euros (~$2627).
Intel Core i7-4810MQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 880M | 15.6" | 2.8 kg
Lenovo IdeaPad Y50-70 (59424712) Notebook Review Update
82% Lenovo IdeaPad Y50-70 (59424712) Notebook Review Update
The agony of choice. After our first review of the FHD version of the new Lenovo Y50 Gaming notebook, we are now focusing on a version with UHD display (3840x2160 pixels) and fast Samsung SSD. Full HD and matte or ultra HD and glossy? That's the question. We compare both displays.
Intel Core i7-4710HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M | 15.6" | 2.3 kg
NVIDIA Shield tablet 4G LTE version, not for sale yet
NVIDIA Shield tablet with 4G LTE hits the FCC
The 4G LTE-capable version of NVIDIA's slate for gamers has just been listed on the FCC website and should hit the market soon for $399 USD as ex...
Lenovo Y40-59423035 Notebook Review
75% Lenovo Y40-59423035 Notebook Review
Entry-level portable gaming. While Lenovo's Y40 clearly isn't the best choice for hardcore gamers, there's no question that the sleek 14-inch system with its current-generation i7 Haswell CPU, dedicated Radeon GPU and 256 GB SSD has plenty to offer for its $850 asking price, even though the display doesn't quite measure up.
Intel Core i7-4500U | AMD Radeon R9 M275 | 14" | 2 kg
Risen 3 Benchmarked
Risen 3 Benchmarked
David versus Goliath. While most RPGs have more than a 100 people in the development team, Risen 3 is produced by a very small studio. This shows in the gameplay of the game. Find out more about this game with our in-depth benchmarks.
CyberPowerPC Raven X6 gaming laptop with Intel Core i7-4710HQ processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M graphics
CyberPowerPC launches Raven X6 gaming laptop
This new portable machine for gamers runs Windows 8.1 out of the box, has a 15.6-inch LED-backlit IPS display and features a 4th generation Intel...
Lenovo IdeaPad Z50-70 (59427656) Notebook Review
76% Lenovo IdeaPad Z50-70 (59427656) Notebook Review
Victim of the model policy. Lenovo's new Z50-series offers current and well-implemented mainstream and high-end technology for a small price but also combines it with components that are used in devices for 500 Euros (~$662). Are the display, input devices and case worthy of the 750 Euros (~$993) price tag?
Intel Core i7-4510U | NVIDIA GeForce 840M | 15.6" | 2.3 kg
Gigabyte P27G v2 Notebook Review
80% Gigabyte P27G v2 Notebook Review
Classical values. With the P27G v2, Gigabyte does not follow the current trend of designing slimmer and slimmer notebooks, but rather resorts to old virtues like a replaceable battery and comfortable maintenance. Admittedly, the 17-inch notebook is not really a compact gaming notebook, but it convinces with generous equipment and a fair price.
Intel Core i7-4710MQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M | 17.3" | 3.1 kg
MSI Limited Edition GS60 Ghost gaming laptop with Haswell Intel Core i7 and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M
MSI unveils Limited Edition GS60 Ghost gaming laptop
This golden GS60 Ghost variant is exclusively available from NewEgg and pairs the Intel Core i7 processor with NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 870M dedicate...
Schenker C404 Notebook Review
82% Schenker C404 Notebook Review
P34G v2 v2. After we already reviewed the Gigabyte P34G v2 a couple of weeks ago, we now have a look at the similar Schenker C404 in this review update. Battery and build quality were drawbacks in the test of the original. Is the C404 better?
Intel Core i7-4710HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M | 14.0" | 1.8 kg
Eurocom X5 notebook with Intel Core i7 and NVIDIA GeForce or Quadro dedicated graphics adapter
Eurocom launches X5 high performance laptop
This highly customizable 17.3-inch notebook offers a selection of Intel Core i7 processors, NVIDIA GeForce or Quadro, as well as AMD Radeon graph...
Acer Aspire V5-573G-54218G1Taii Notebook Review Update
82% Acer Aspire V5-573G-54218G1Taii Notebook Review Update
Maxwell upgrade. The GeForce GTX 850M graphics core equips the Aspire with considerable gaming performance. At the same time, the good battery life and the slim, elegant casing can be maintained. Whether Acer has designed the optimal all-round notebook will be shown in the following review.
Intel Core i5-4210U | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M | 15.6" | 2 kg
NVIDIA Shield Tablet ready for purchase in US and Canada
NVIDIA Shield Tablet is now available in the US and Canada
This 8-inch Full HD gaming tablet is finally available for purchase in both the US and Canada starting at $299 USD, next to the optional cover an...
Aorus X7 v2 Notebook Review Update
80% Aorus X7 v2 Notebook Review Update
Two are better than one. Although it has not been long since it appeared on the market, the successor is already available: Not even five months after our test, Aorus launched the next model of its slim high-end gamer, the X7. Instead of a pair of GTX 765M in SLI, now two GTX 860M graphics chips deliver a lot of gaming performance.
Intel Core i7-4710HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M SLI | 17.3" | 3.2 kg
Maingear Pulse 15 3K gaming laptop with Intel Core i7 Haswell and NVIDIA GeForce GTX870
Maingear launches Pulse 15 3K gaming laptop
This new machine is Maingear's thinnest 15-inch laptop for gamers on the go and features a Intel Core i7 Haswell processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX...
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Author: Redaktion, 2013-05- 8 (Update: 2013-09-27)