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Acer Aspire V15 Nitro Black Edition VN7-591G Notebook Review

85% Acer Aspire V15 Nitro Black Edition VN7-591G Notebook Review

Refined model. Slim, sleek, powerful - With the Aspire V15 Nitro series, Acer has launched a well-made series of gaming notebooks. Acer has upgraded the series and replaced the GeForce GTX 860M graphics card with a GeForce GTX 960M GPU. As a result, the graphics performance has increased slightly.
Intel Core i7-4720HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M | 15.6" | 2.4 kg
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 300 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 300 Euros

April 2015 update.Here you will find the best notebooks under 300 Euros (~$374) as reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our Top 10 list is regularly update...
Acer shows new high-end gaming notebooks Predator 15 and Predator 17 as well as Gaming Tablet for the first time

Acer shows new high-end gaming notebooks Predator 15, Predator 17, and the Predator Gaming Tablet

Though initially just a rumor earlier this week, Acer is now officially entering the high-end gaming notebook market. Acer’s boss Jason Chen just showed two new gaming notebooks at the next@acer event in New York. Also: An Android gaming tablet for ultramobile gamers.
Mobile Graphics Cards - Benchmark List

Mobile Graphics Cards - Benchmark List

Sort and filter through all currently available mobile graphics cards by performance or specification.
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...
GTA V Benchmarked

GTA V Benchmarked

Better late than never. Barely 1.5 years after the Last-Gen edition, GTA V is finally released for the PC. We tested it on multiple notebooks, to see if the wait was worth it.
New Acer gaming laptop with Nvidia GTX 980M approaching?

Rumors: New Acer gaming laptop with Nvidia GTX 980M approaching?

Acer further expands its portfolio for mobile consumer devices. According to the Nitro motto, "A Touch More Powerful", a new gaming notebook could supplement the top of the Nitro series in the near future, too.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Multimedia Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Multimedia Notebooks

April 2015 update. Here you will find the current best multimedia notebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top mod...
HP Envy 17 (2015) Notebook Review

81% HP Envy 17 (2015) Notebook Review

All-rounder. The HP Envy 17 wants to be your desktop replacement laptop. It has the right hardware, but what about the pricing?
Intel Core i7-5500U | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M | 17.3" | 2.9 kg
Dell Inspiron 15-7548 Notebook Review

82% Dell Inspiron 15-7548 Notebook Review

Slimmed down. The new version of the Inspiron 15 of the 7000-series is much slimmer than the predecessor, and now has a 4K display. However, the restriction is not only limited to the chassis: You also have to live with drawbacks in terms of graphics performance and battery runtimes.
Intel Core i7-5500U | AMD Radeon R7 M270 | 15.6" | 2.1 kg
The Best Notebooks for Teenagers and University Students

The Best Notebooks for Teenagers and University Students

Update Spring 2015. Whether you are looking for a notebook that won't break the bank, a high-performance all-rounder, or a luxury laptop, here yo...
Schenker XMG A305 (Clevo W230SD) Notebook Review

80% Schenker XMG A305 (Clevo W230SD) Notebook Review

GPU Update. Schenker Technologies presents the XMG A305: the successor to the gaming dwarf, the XMG P304. Instead of a GTX 860M, the successor employs a GTX 960M, which promises more performance. In our review, we will check whether the cooling of the 13-inch gaming laptop can handle its new hardware.
Intel Core i7-4710MQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M | 13.3" | 2.1 kg
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Lightweight Gaming Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Lightweight Gaming Notebooks

April 2015 update. Here you will find the currently best thin and lightweight mobile gaming notebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our list of top ...
Gigabyte P37X Notebook Review

85% Gigabyte P37X Notebook Review

Thin is in. How thin of a laptop can you fit a GTX 980M? The Gigabyte P37 is the thinnest 17.3-inch notebook with the Nvidia GPU and we find out if there are any performance consequences that may entail.
Intel Core i7-4720HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M | 17.3" | 3 kg
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Gaming Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Gaming Notebooks

April 2015 update. Here you will find the current best gaming notebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top models ...
Schenker XMG A705 (Clevo N170SD) Notebook Review

84% Schenker XMG A705 (Clevo N170SD) Notebook Review

Successful. Schenker's XMG A705 is primarily aimed at gamers and does not disappoint in this regard: It renders all up-to-date games smoothly. Positive: The noise and temperature development are relatively moderate.
Intel Core i7-4720HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M | 17.3" | 3.1 kg
Asus GL771JM Notebook Review

84% Asus GL771JM Notebook Review

Gaming and more. In addition to decent gaming power, Asus' new high-performance laptop offers a combination of convincing qualities that also recommend it for productive deployment as a powerful desktop replacement for approximately 1300 Euros (~$1396). However, the newcomer is not completely without flaws. Our in-depth review reveals where they are found and what effect they have.
Intel Core i7-4710HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M | 17.3" | 3.3 kg
Will Nvidia's next SHIELD handheld console retain its precursor's design? (Pictured: current SHIELD Portable)

Nvidia's new SHIELD Portable leaked via wireless certification listings

The handheld console has been certified by Wi-Fi Alliance and Bluetooth Special Interest Group.
Razer Blade 14 (Early 2015) Notebook Review

85% Razer Blade 14 (Early 2015) Notebook Review

Sharp performer. The Blade is back with a honed edge to take the crown in the razor-thin gaming category. Does this refreshed model make the cut? Or is it just a dull point?
Intel Core i7-4720HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M | 14.0" | 2 kg
Gigabyte P15F v2 Notebook Review

79% Gigabyte P15F v2 Notebook Review

Maintenance friendly The P15F v2 could be seen as the affordable entry model into Gigabyte's World of Gaming laptops. The buyer gets a high-performance computer with good maintenance and upgrade options.
Intel Core i7-4710MQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M | 15.6" | 2.5 kg
The Best Notebook Displays As Reviewed By Notebookcheck

The Best Notebook Displays As Reviewed By Notebookcheck

March 2015 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 ...
Battlefield Hardline Benchmarked

Battlefield Hardline Benchmarked

1, 2, Police. Hardline is a breath of fresh air for the Battlefield series: the single-player experience is radically different from that of the predecessors. Our focus will be on the hardware requirements of the new First-Person-Shooter.
Schenker XMG C405 Notebook Review

82% Schenker XMG C405 Notebook Review

Compact beast. Compact or powerful? The Schenker XMG C405 is both. This 14-inch model runs all the latest games but we recommend using headphones.
Intel Core i7-4720HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M | 14" | 1.8 kg
HP Envy 15 Notebook Review

82% HP Envy 15 Notebook Review

All-rounder. The Envy belongs to the group of 15.6-inch all-rounders. The computer does not lack processing performance. However, the display of the notebook is not convincing.
Intel Core i7-5500U | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M | 15.6" | 2.3 kg
Acer Aspire V15 Nitro VN7-571G Notebook Review

84% Acer Aspire V15 Nitro VN7-571G Notebook Review

Broadwell Nitro. The Aspire impresses in most aspects: It has plenty of computing and gaming performance while managing long battery runtimes. The screen and input devices are also compelling. Shortcomings are found in the laptop's maintenance and upgrade options.
Intel Core i5-5200U | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M | 15.6" | 2.4 kg
Nvidia promises to restore mobile GPU overclocking via a driver update, but many new GTX 900M cards already have the feature locked in the vBIOS

Nvidia seeks to prevent mobile GPU overclocking through a vBIOS-based lock

[UPDATE 4: the driver update which re-enables overclocking will be released tomorrow] A well-known vBIOS modder confirmed the recent reports: man...
Acer Aspire V17 Nitro VN7-791G Notebook Review

84% Acer Aspire V17 Nitro VN7-791G Notebook Review

Nitro light. The Aspire would like to replace the desktop PC at home when it is ready for retirement. An Acer laptop with a decent configuration costs about 700 Euros (~$741). However, the computer has a high energy demand.
Intel Core i5-4210H | NVIDIA GeForce 840M | 17.3" | 3 kg
Acer's Aspire V Nitro laptops now feature Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M graphics

Acer unveils updated Aspire V Nitro Black Edition laptops

Both the 15.6-inch and the 17-inch models receive Nvidia's new GeForce GTX 960M graphics while retaining optional premium components such as 4K d...
The new GL552 follows the design of Asus' own G751

Asus unveils GL552 gaming laptop

The 15.6-inch machine is powered by Nvidia's new GTX 950M entry-level gaming GPU and supports M.2 SSDs.
Acer Iconia Talk S A1-724 Tablet Review

83% Acer Iconia Talk S A1-724 Tablet Review

Talking icon. Acer's Iconia Talk S is a 7-inch tablet/phablet that is capable of making phone calls. Its dual-SIM function and LTE module ensure a good connection on-the-go. An energy-efficient quad-core Snapdragon SoC, a bright HD-IPS display, and Android 4.4 complete the package. Acer enters the battle for buyers at a recommended retail price of 229 Euros (~$245).
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 | Qualcomm Adreno 306 | 7" | 275 g
Razer Blade Pro: now with GTX 960M graphics

Razer updates its Blade Pro gaming laptop

The 17-inch laptop now comes with Nvidia's new GTX 960M graphics card. Other highlights are slim chassis and Razer's unique Switchblade LCD track...
Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M Review

86% Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M Review

High-end or mainstream? While the GeForce GTX 980M and the GeForce GTX 970M are based on a completely new architecture compared to their predecessors, the GTX 960M is just a small update. Our review shows if the performance can still convince us.
Intel Core i7-4720HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M | 15.6" | 2.5 kg
iBuyPower MSI GE62 Notebook Review

82% iBuyPower MSI GE62 Notebook Review

The entry-level enthusiast. The GTX 960M has arrived and iBuyPower are already geared up with the new GPU for their current OptiBoost lineup. Is this the Maxwell card to own for the mass market?
Intel Core i7-4720HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M | 15.6" | 2.4 kg
Schenker XMG A505 (Clevo N150SD) Notebook Review

86% Schenker XMG A505 (Clevo N150SD) Notebook Review

Fresh wind. A completely revised chassis and a new GPU: Schenker aims to achieve a lot with the successor of the XMG A504. Read on to find out how the GTX 960M performs compared to the GTX 860M and whether the 15-inch notebook is a good choice for gamers.
Intel Core i7-4720HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M | 15.6" | 2.5 kg
HP Pavilion 15-p151ng Notebook Review

75% HP Pavilion 15-p151ng Notebook Review

Without stamina. At a first glance, the specs of the HP computer sound interesting. However, it turns out quickly in practice that the built-in hardware is very power-hungry. As a result, the battery life of the notebook is poor.
AMD A10-5745M | AMD Radeon R7 M260 | 15.6" | 2.3 kg
Eurocom P5 Pro Extreme (Clevo P750ZM) Notebook Review

88% Eurocom P5 Pro Extreme (Clevo P750ZM) Notebook Review

Desktop CPU with overclocking. No matter how powerful a laptop gets, the proper desktop will still outpace the portable solution. The Eurocom P5 Pro Extreme closes the gap by bringing home a full-fledged Core i7-4790K with overclocking and no compromises - This is a desktop in disguise.
Intel Core i7-4790K | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M | 15.6" | 3.4 kg
Nvidia SHIELD console runs Android TV OS and is able to play Ultra HD 4K video

GDC 2015 | Nvidia presents SHIELD, an Android TV and gaming console for the living room

The new console is powered by Nvidia's Tegra X1 and has access to both native Android gaming and cloud-powered PC titles delivered via Nvidia GRI...
MSI GE62 Notebook Review

82% MSI GE62 Notebook Review

Well-rounded gaming notebook. MSI GE62 2QE Apache is not lacking in processing power. The other equipment is also a good match: SSD, HDD, and 16 GB of RAM. The MSI commits one blunder with its built-in 4k display: it is not very bright.
Intel Core i7-4720HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M | 15.6" | 2.4 kg
Toshiba Satellite P70-B Notebook Review

79% Toshiba Satellite P70-B Notebook Review

All-rounder with weaknesses. Toshiba's 17.3-inch all-rounder is available for just under 1200 Euros (~$1346). The buyer gets a very well equipped computer with weaknesses: For example, the Satellite does not feature an IPS display.
Intel Core i7-4720HQ | AMD Radeon R9 M265X | 17.3" | 2.9 kg
Evolve Benchmarked

Evolve Benchmarked

Exciting idea. After Left 4 Dead, Turtle Rock Studios published their next multimedia experiment. This time they use the CryEngine from the shooter expert Crytek instead of Valve's Source engine. Our benchmark test will reveal how this impacts hardware requirements.
MSI GT80 Notebook Review

87% MSI GT80 Notebook Review

Megalomania. The MSI GT80 exceeds typical gaming standards in weight, but also surpasses in terms of the features and performance, including the mechanical keyboard and the SLI configuration with two GTX 980M chips. We tested the 18-inch monster.
Intel Core i7-4980HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M SLI | 18.4" | 4.9 kg
Alienware 15 Notebook Review

88% Alienware 15 Notebook Review

Galactic? A bit late, but Alienware now also upgrades its premium laptops with the GeForce 900M line. As one of the first editorial offices, we had the opportunity to test the 15-inch model and the graphics amplifier. These are our impressions.
Intel Core i7-4710HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M | 15.6" | 3 kg
Acer Aspire E5-771G Notebook Review

81% Acer Aspire E5-771G Notebook Review

Broadwell all-rounder. With the Aspire, Acer offers a 17.3-inch all-rounder equipped with the latest Broadwell Core i7 processors. Furthermore, it features a GeForce graphics card, two storage devices (SSD and HDD) and a bright Full HD display.
Intel Core i7-5500U | NVIDIA GeForce 840M | 17.3" | 3 kg
Nvidia: GPU overclocking for Maxwell-based laptops will be re-enabled next month

Nvidia promises to re-enable overclocking for Maxwell-based laptop graphics

The company caves in to negative feedback and says the overclocking feature will return the same way it was removed - through a driver update.
Acer Aspire V17 Nitro Black Edition will soon launch with Nvidia's new GPUs and Intel's Real Sense 3D camera

Acer Aspire V17 Nitro Black Edition to be updated with GTX 950M/960M

Acer is gearing up to update its 17-inch gaming laptop with Nvidia's new mid-range graphics cards. Some configurations will also receive Intel's ...
Nvidia's GRID will soon be home to 40 game titles

Nvidia's GRID will soon be home to 40 game titles

Nvidia recently announced that GRID, the company's on-demand game streaming service, will soon be home to 40 gaming titles. Three new games will ...
Nvidia 900M graphics: now with 100% less overclocking

Nvidia disables overclocking for Maxwell-based laptop graphics cards with a driver update

It's not a feature, it's a bug: Nvidia claims that laptop graphics "were not designed" for overclocking and that it's "safeguarding" users' syste...
Gigabyte P34W v3 Notebook Review

83% Gigabyte P34W v3 Notebook Review

GTX 970M in a 14-inch laptop. What happens when you cram a 2.6 GHz i7-4720HQ CPU and an Nvidia GTX 970M together in an ultrathin 14-inch form factor? You get one of the fastest and truly portable gaming notebooks around - albeit one with some thermal issues.
Intel Core i7-4720HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M | 14" | 1.8 kg
Acer Aspire E5-571G Notebook Review Update

80% Acer Aspire E5-571G Notebook Review Update

Long-lasting all-rounder. The Aspire boasts a strong processor and gaming-suitable GPU — but users will not have to sacrifice long battery runtimes in exchange for its high-performance hardware.
Intel Core i5-5200U | NVIDIA GeForce 840M | 15.6" | 2.5 kg
Lenovo Y50 with GeForce GTX 960M is expected in March

Lenovo Y50 with GeForce GTX 960M coming in March

Lenovo's popular 15.6-inch gaming laptop will soon be updated with Nvidia's new mid-range graphics card.
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Author: Redaktion, 2013-05- 8 (Update: 2013-09-27)