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Aorus X7 DT gaming notebook coming with GTX 980 and XSplit caster membership

Computex 2016 | Aorus X7 DT gaming notebook coming with GTX 980 and XSplit membership

Aorus is doubling down on the X7 with the X7 DT and its GTX 980 GPU and RGB keyboard backlight.
Face Off: Aorus X5S v5 vs. MSI GS60 6QE vs. Acer Predator 15

Face Off: Aorus X5S v5 vs. MSI GS60 6QE vs. Acer Predator 15

Thin-and-light gaming. Gaming notebooks don't seem to be slowing down and the recent announcement of the HP Omen series shows there will be even more to choose from in the near future. For this comparison, we dive into the advantages and disadvantages between smaller and larger gaming systems of similar specifications.
The Best Notebook Displays As Reviewed By Notebookcheck

The Best Notebook Displays As Reviewed By Notebookcheck

June 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 o...
ARM debuts Cortex-A73 architecture and Mali-G71 graphics processing unit

ARM unveils Cortex-A73 processor cores and Mali-G71 graphics

The two new chips are optimized for virtual reality and augmented reality but offer all-around improvements when compared to their predecessors.
Asus VR headset coming soon, now on display at Computex 2016

Computex 2016 | Asus VR headset might launch soon

This competitor for the Gear VR will work with the ZenFone lineup and is expected to hit the market later this year.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 500 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 500 Euros

June 2016 update. Here you will find the best notebooks below 500 Euros (~$554) reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our list of top models is regularly up...
Lenovo Q4 2015 financial results reveal ailing smartphone business

Lenovo Q4 2015 financial results are all-around mixed

Lenovo stays afloat despite a shrinking PC market and continuing problems in the smartphone world.
Doom 2016 Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Doom 2016 Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Devil Worship. Even though - or maybe precisely because - Doom has an old-school vibe, fans of Shooter-games get downright spoiled with an onslaught of action effects. Does the title only push gamers to their limits - or notebooks as well? Our benchmark check has the answer.
Mobile Graphics Cards - Benchmark List

Mobile Graphics Cards - Benchmark List

Sort and filter through all currently available mobile graphics cards by performance or specification.
Nvidia Pascal for notebooks may be coming sooner rather than later

Nvidia Pascal for notebooks may be coming sooner rather than later

Mystery Asus benchmark hints at ROG refresh to coincide with the launch of mobile Pascal.
MSI to detail GS63/GS73 and GT73/GT83 refresh and PC backpack at Computex 2016

Computex 2016 | MSI to detail GS63/GS73 and GT73/GT83 refresh and PC backpack at Computex 2016

A backpack PC is coming for VR afficiocados while the current GS60/GS70 and GT72/GT80 gaming notebooks are getting much-needed updates and major ...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 300 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 300 Euros

June 2016 update. Here you will find the best notebooks under 300 Euros (~$326) as reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our Top 10 list is regularly update...
Gigabyte Aero 14 gaming notebook now official

Computex 2016 | Gigabyte Aero 14 gaming notebook now official

The 19.9 mm thick 14-inch gaming notebook will carry a tremendously dense 94 Wh battery for up to a 10-hour battery life.
Gigabyte Aero 14 gaming laptop with

Gigabyte Aero 14 gaming notebook shows up online

Although this 14-inch machine for gamers powered by the high-end Intel Core i7-6700HQ processor should be unveiled at Computex, it has been spott...
HP expands Omen gaming lineup with GTX 965M and 4K UHD options

HP expands Omen gaming lineup with GTX 965M and 4K UHD options

The 15.6-inch and 17.3-inch Omen models will retail for $899 and $979, respectively, come this July 10th.
Acer Predator 15 (i7-6700HQ, GTX 970M) Notebook Review

84% Acer Predator 15 (i7-6700HQ, GTX 970M) Notebook Review

Cool system. While the design of the Predator 15 is controversial, the cooling system is beyond any doubt. After the GTX 980M variant had to prove its capabilities at the end of 2015, we have tested the refresh with GeForce GTX 970M this time.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M | 15.6" | 3.5 kg
EVGA SC17 Xotic PC Edition Notebook Review

84% EVGA SC17 Xotic PC Edition Notebook Review

New contender. EVGA shows the gaming notebook market how it's done with the excellent SC17. If first impressions are everything, then the SC17 is already hitting the ground running at full speed.
Intel Core i7-6820HK | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M | 17.3" | 4 kg
Acer Predator 17 (i7-6700HQ, GTX 980M) Notebook Review

84% Acer Predator 17 (i7-6700HQ, GTX 980M) Notebook Review

4K rocket. In 2015, Acer created unique looking gaming notebooks with the Predator series. In order to not fall behind the competition, the manufacturer launches a refresh now, which is better than the old model in many aspects. We have reviewed an especially high configuration of the 17-incher.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M | 17.3" | 4.1 kg
Nvidia Pascal Architecture Overview

Nvidia Pascal Architecture Overview

Pascal is the successor to the Maxwell architecture, introduced by Nvidia in 2016. We use this article to look at the features of the GPU archite...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Multimedia Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Multimedia Notebooks

May 2016 update. Here you will find the best current multimedia notebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top model...
MSI PE70 6QE Prestige iBuyPower Edition Notebook Review

80% MSI PE70 6QE Prestige iBuyPower Edition Notebook Review

business-class gaming. We take our second look at the PE70 to see how well the Prestige series is branching off from its gaming G series roots. Unfortunately, not much has changed.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M | 17.3" | 2.4 kg
Face Off: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon vs. HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G3 vs. Dell Latitude 14 E7470

Face Off: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon vs. HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G3 vs. Dell Latitude 14 E7470

Just for work. At well over $1000 USD with configurations surpassing $1500, these small notebooks don't come cheap and aren't very powerful in terms of raw performance. Instead, these models offer better reliability and features that are beyond the reach of cheaper consumer notebooks. Which of these three will get the job done faster?
Schenker XMG A726 (Clevo N170RF1-G) Notebook Review

83% Schenker XMG A726 (Clevo N170RF1-G) Notebook Review

Fine tuning. Schenker Technologies have added new gaming models to their Advanced series in May. Thanks to the many new features, the XMG A726 is notably more modern than its 17-inch XMG A716 and XMG A706 siblings. We checked the differences in detail. Is the extra cost worth it?
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M | 17.3" | 3.1 kg
New Nvidia Shield tablet shows up at FCC

Nvidia Shield Tablet K1 successor spotted at FCC

The upcoming slate is similar to the existing Shield Tablet K1 in terms of design, but most of its specs still have to be confirmed.
MSI PE60 6QE Prestige iBuyPower Edition Notebook Review

82% MSI PE60 6QE Prestige iBuyPower Edition Notebook Review

Part multimedia, gaming, and business. The PE60 6QE is a small update over last year's PE60 2QE based on the GE62 chassis. Unfortunately, MSI will have to do more to distinguish its Prestige series from the rest of its gaming lineup.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M | 15.6" | 2.4 kg
Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang proudly presents his new baby

Nvidia announces GTX 1070 and 1080 with potential for notebooks

The GTX 1080 is coming later this month for $599 USD. The Pascal GPU will have a slightly higher TDP than the outgoing Maxwell GTX 980 with a cla...
MSI PX60 6QD Prestige iBuyPower Edition Notebook Review

74% MSI PX60 6QD Prestige iBuyPower Edition Notebook Review

All play and no work… Known in part for their hulking portable gaming machines, MSI introduced the PX60 Prestige last year, which marked the company’s first foray into the business realm. Can this 2016 refresh correct some of the missteps of the previous model?
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M | 15.6" | 2.2 kg
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Gaming Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Gaming Notebooks

June 2016 update. Here you will find the current best gaming notebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top models i...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Lightweight Gaming Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Lightweight Gaming Notebooks

May 2016 update.Here you will find the latest best slim and lightweight mobile gaming notebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our list of top models...
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 cou...
Face Off: Gigabyte P57W vs. MSI GE72 6QF vs. Acer Predator 17

Face Off: Gigabyte P57W vs. MSI GE72 6QF vs. Acer Predator 17

Similar hardware, different sizes. How do three gaming systems with the same CPU, GPU, and even display panel compare to one another? We check to find the smallest nuances and disadvantages of each.
Schenker XMG C506 (Gigabyte P35X v5) Notebook Review

82% Schenker XMG C506 (Gigabyte P35X v5) Notebook Review

Ultra-slim model. It should be a well-known fact that nowadays gaming laptops can be very slim. Schenker Technologies take it to extremes and sells a slim 21-millimeter (~0.83 in) premium-range model based on Gigabyte's P35X v5 in the form of the XMG C506. Can the cooling system manage the heat development?
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M | 15.6" | 2.4 kg
Face Off: Lenovo ThinkPad X260 vs. Dell XPS 12 9250 vs. Razer Blade Stealth

Face Off: Lenovo ThinkPad X260 vs. Dell XPS 12 9250 vs. Razer Blade Stealth

Subnotebook showdown. How much can you pack into a 12.5-inch notebook and how thin can you make it? We compare three very different subnotebooks of the same display size to see the pros and cons of each.
JXD S192 Android gaming tablet with NVIDIA Tegra K1 and 4.2.2 Jelly Bean

JXD S192 gaming tablet now up for pre-order

Although powered by the Nvidia Tegra K1 SoC, this 7-inch slate only runs Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean and its pre-order price is around $315 USD.
Aorus X5S v5 Notebook Review

82% Aorus X5S v5 Notebook Review

One is better than two. The refreshed X5 shows that a single more powerful GPU is the better choice against two weaker GPUs in SLI.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M | 15.6" | 2.5 kg
Acer Predator 17X will carry GTX 980 GPU and up to 64 GB DDR4 RAM

Acer Predator 17X will carry GTX 980 GPU and up to 64 GB DDR4 RAM

The Predator 17 gets thicker and more powerful with this triple-fan system and overclockable hardware.
Gigabyte P55K v5 Notebook Review

83% Gigabyte P55K v5 Notebook Review

GTX 965M gaming. Not content with a GTX 960M and is the GTX 970M a bit too much? Then the GTX 965M may be your best bet.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M | 15.6" | 2.6 kg
Top 10 Notebooks for Picture and Video Editing

Top 10 Notebooks for Picture and Video Editing

April 2016 update. Here you will find the best current notebooks for picture and video editing on the go. Our list of top models is regularly upd...
Schenker XMG P506 PRO (Clevo P651RG) Notebook Review

84% Schenker XMG P506 PRO (Clevo P651RG) Notebook Review

Compact gaming. In the past, high-end notebooks were both large and heavy. Schenker's XMG P506 puts an end to that notion. In our review we'll take a look a the top version with Core i7-6820HK and GeForce GTX 980M.
Intel Core i7-6820HK | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M | 15.6" | 2.8 kg
NVIDIA Shield Tablet K1 gets Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow-based update

Nvidia Shield Tablet K1 gets Android 6.0.1

Less than three months after receiving its first Android Marshmallow-based update, this tablet for gamers gets Android 6.0.1.
The Best Notebooks for Teenagers and University Students

The Best Notebooks for Teenagers and University Students

Spring 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 yo...
Asus G501VW-FY081T Notebook Review

84% Asus G501VW-FY081T Notebook Review

Compact gamer. The thin gaming notebook from Asus can convince with good features as well as measurements. The lack of an Ethernet port is unusual for a gaming notebook, but the device has a Thunderbolt 3 port instead.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M | 15.6" | 2.1 kg
Face Off: Lenovo Ideapad Y700 15ISK vs. Gigabyte P55W v5 vs. Dell XPS 15 9550

Face Off: Lenovo Ideapad Y700 15ISK vs. Gigabyte P55W v5 vs. Dell XPS 15 9550

Portable 15-inch gaming. You don't need huge dedicated gaming machines like the G752 or GT72S to play the latest titles. We compare a few smaller notebooks that can be suited for both travel and play outside the home.
Gigabyte P57W Notebook Review

82% Gigabyte P57W Notebook Review

Gaming scion. With the P57W, Gigabyte presents a high-end notebook in 17-inch format, which brings various modern features and technologies. Apart from a replaceable drive bay, the manual fan control stands out. Do rivals have to prepare for strong competition?
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M | 17.3" | 3.2 kg
Microsoft Windows 10 now most popular OS on Steam

Windows 10 beats Windows 7

Thanks to the recent release of many games with DirectX 12 support, Windows 10 has become the most popular OS for Steam users, surpassing Windows...
VR could boost sales of gaming PCs and accessories

VR could boost sales of gaming PCs and accessories

Analysts from TrendForce are estimating a total revenue of $24.35 billion USD in gaming gear sales driven by virtual reality headsets.
Aorus X7 Pro v5 Notebook Review

82% Aorus X7 Pro v5 Notebook Review

Performance artist. The fifth edition of Aorus' X7 is one of the strongest and yet slimmest gaming laptops on the market. Find out in our test report whether the manufacturer has this combination well under control or whether the cooling system is pushed to its limits.
Intel Core i7-6820HK | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M SLI | 17.3" | 3.3 kg
EVGA details SC17 gaming laptop with GeForce GTX 980M graphics

EVGA details SC17 gaming laptop with GeForce GTX 980M graphics

The SC17 is now available for pre-order for a hefty price of 3200 Euros. Specifications include a Core i7-6820HK CPU, GTX 980M GPU, and a 17.3-in...
Asus GL552VW Xotic PC Edition Notebook Review

80% Asus GL552VW Xotic PC Edition Notebook Review

Mainstream update. The affordable ROG GL series gets Skylake, DDR4, USB Type-C, and other small changes to bring it up to speed. We check out the updated model and its performance gains with an overclocked GPU from Xotic PC.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M | 15.6" | 2.6 kg
Aorus announces Limited Edition camouflage design for its entire Skylake lineup

Aorus announces Limited Edition camouflage design for its Skylake lineup

Only 1300 units will be produced between the 13.9-inch X3 Plus v5, 15.6-inch X5S v5, and 17.3-inch X7 Pro v5 thin gaming notebooks.

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