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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
MSI GT72VR 6RE-015US Notebook Review

87% MSI GT72VR 6RE-015US Notebook Review

Pascal power. The GT72S has been renewed as the GT72VR in time for Nvidia's all-powerful mobile Pascal series. While some new features have been added, a few have also been removed to make room for the higher-end GT73VR.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop) | 17.3" | 3.9 kg
MSI GT62VR 6RE Dominator Pro Notebook Review

85% MSI GT62VR 6RE Dominator Pro Notebook Review

Clear statement. In line with the notebook launch of Nvidia's Pascal architecture, MSI announces a new high-end system based on the GeForce GTX 1070. The performance of the GT62VR is not only supposed to beat devices with the GTX 970M, but also notebooks equipped with the GTX 980M by quite a margin. Our review will find out if that is the case.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop) | 15.6" | 2.9 kg
MSI GE62VR Apache and GE72VR Apache gaming notebook series now official

MSI announces GE72VR and GE62VR Apache series

Positioned as high-value gaming notebooks, the GE72VR and GE62VR Apache come with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics and Intel Core i7 processors.
HP Pavilion 17 FHD V3A33AV Notebook Review

76% HP Pavilion 17 FHD V3A33AV Notebook Review

Loud gamer. It's got the looks of a multimedia notebook and the GPU of a gaming machine. While versatile, the system runs much louder than your standard Ultrabook even during low loads.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M | 17.3" | 3 kg
MSI GS63VR Stealth Pro ultralight gaming notebook with GeForce GTX 1060 graphics

MSI unveils GS63VR Stealth Pro ultra-slim gaming notebook

This slim 4.2-pound gaming notebook is powered by the high-end Intel Core i7 6700HQ processor and uses NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics.
MSI GT62VR Dominator Pro gaming notebook with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics

MSI announces GT72VR and GT62VR Dominator series

These two new gaming notebooks for enthusiasts feature 4K displays and come with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 and GTX 1060 graphics.
MSI GT83VR Titan SLI gaming notebook with Intel Core i7 K series and GeForce GTX 1080 SLI

MSI unveils GT83VR Titan SLI gaming notebook

This ultimate gaming machine features a 17.3-inch display, a Intel Core i7 K series processor, and support for dual GTX 1070 or GTX 1080 in SLI mode.
Corsair Void headsets are now certified by Discord

Corsair Void headsets are now certified by Discord

The high-end headsets and microphones for gamers meet the minimum audio quality standards as defined by the growing VoIP chatting service.
XFX Radeon RX 460 4 GB Double Dissipation (RX-460P4DFG5) Review

XFX Radeon RX 460 4 GB Double Dissipation (RX-460P4DFG5) Review

Polaris 11. The XFX Radeon RX 460 Desktop graphics card utilizes AMD's new Polaris 11 chip, which is produced using a 14 nm FinFet process. Our review with numerous benchmarks and hardware tests shows what performance the new chip and the partner-GPU are capable of.
Intel Core i7-4790K | AMD Radeon RX 460 |
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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (Laptop)

2560 Pascal cores @ 1566MHz, 256 Bit GDDR5X @ 10000MHz
AMD Radeon RX 460 Notebook (RX 460M)

AMD Radeon RX 460 Notebook (RX 460M)

First benchmarks of the AMD Radeon RX 460 Notebook (RX 460M) graphics card for Notebooks that should appear in a HP Omen laptop.
1024 Polaris cores, 128 Bit GDDR5
Ashes of the Singularity Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Ashes of the Singularity Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

DirectX 12 warfare. Ashes of the Singularity is a resource-intensive DirectX 12 strategy game with large-scale battle sequences, which jumps on the same bandwagon as Supreme Commander. What type of notebook and desktop hardware is necessary to allow stutter-free gameplay?
Medion Erazer notebooks with GTX 1060/1070 options leak

Medion Erazer notebooks with GTX 1060/1070 options leak

The 17.3-inch notebook is expected to have a configuration with the Core i7-6700HQ and GTX 1060 for 1900 Euros.
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 4K benchmarks leak for notebooks

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 4K benchmarks leak for notebooks

The GeForce GTX 1070 for desktops launched in May 2016 and now its laptop variant will bring the 4K experience to high-end gaming notebooks.
MSI Radeon RX 470 Gaming X 4 GB Review

MSI Radeon RX 470 Gaming X 4 GB Review

Slimmed-down RX 480. AMD's new Polaris architecture made its debut with the top model Radeon RX 480 about two months ago. We can now review the smaller sibling. Our article is supposed to give an idea of the GPU’s performance classification.
Intel Core i7-4790K | AMD Radeon RX 470 |
Nvidia mobile Pascal expected to officially debut at Gamescom 2016

Nvidia mobile Pascal may officially debut at Gamescom 2016

Sources close to DigiTimes say the mobile Pascal series will indeed launch later this month with price drops on Maxwell-based systems coming very soon.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 300 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 300 Euros

September 2016 update. Here you will find the best notebooks under 300 Euros (~$326) as reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our Top 10 list is regularly updated, maintained and commented on by our editors. This page is intended to help our readers decide which product to purchase.
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MSI GeForce GTX 1070 Gaming Z 8G Review

MSI GeForce GTX 1070 Gaming Z 8G Review

Quiet beast. - The MSI GTX 1070 is a unique graphics card thanks to its quiet, yet large cooling system and slight overclocking. In our review, we will test the 8 GB GDDR5 Gaming X graphics card.
Intel Core i7-4790K | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Desktop) |
Face Off: Toshiba Tecra Z40 vs. Acer TravelMate P648 vs. HP EliteBook 840 G3

Face Off: Toshiba Tecra Z40 vs. Acer TravelMate P648 vs. HP EliteBook 840 G3

Business subnotebooks. Lenovo and Dell aren't the only players in the business notebook market. We compare three high-end alternatives retailing for well over $1000 USD each with some notable differences between them.
MSI is now the largest supplier of gaming notebooks worldwide

MSI is now the largest supplier of gaming notebooks worldwide

MSI and Asus have a combined 34 percent of the gaming notebook market and the sector is expected to grow even further with VR Ready options.
Asus ROG G701VO-CS74K Xotic PC Edition Notebook Review

84% Asus ROG G701VO-CS74K Xotic PC Edition Notebook Review

A more down-to-Earth GX700. Take away the water cooling capabilities of the GX700 and you're left with a lighter and wholly capable system in the form of a G701. While performance is where we expect it to be for a high-end gaming machine, the system still suffers from many of the same drawbacks as its ROG series siblings.
Intel Core i7-6820HK | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop) | 17.3" | 3.9 kg
Nintendo NX gaming tablet/console hybrid with detachable controllers coming soon, pictured is similar Nintendo NX

Nintendo allegedly working on a tablet-console hybrid

This slate, allegedly dubbed Nintendo NX, is expected to launch featuring detachable controllers and an Nvidia Tegra chip.
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AMD Radeon R9 Nano - Benchmarks and Specs

4096 GCN 1.2 / GCN 3 cores @ 1000MHz, 4096 Bit HBM @ 500MHz
Microsoft planning to launch a modular iMac rival

Microsoft iMac rival could be in the works

The Redmond giant is apparently getting ready for the rebound of the PC market with a modular device that could act as an iMac alternative, a portable TV set, or even a gaming console.
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Mobile NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop) - Benchmarks and Specs

1280 Pascal cores @ 1506MHz, 192 Bit GDDR5 @ 8000MHz
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 (Desktop) Review

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 (Desktop) Review

Pascal vs. Polaris. After Nvidia covered the high-end segment with the GeForce GTX 1080 and GTX 1070, we now get the much more affordable mainstream model. The GeForce GTX 1060 is the direct rival to AMD's price-performance champion Radeon RX 480. Which card will win the duel?
Intel Core i7-6700K | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Desktop) |
Asus ROG GX800 Notebook Preview

Asus ROG GX800 Notebook Preview

Prestige object. We are one of the first editorial offices with the chance to have a close look at the upcoming GX800. Compared to the predecessor, Asus not only increases the performance and the dimensions but also equips the device with a 4K display and G-Sync support. Can the cooling system handle the components? Our preview answers initial questions.
Intel Core i7-6820HK | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 SLI (Laptop) | 18.4" | 5.7 kg
MSI GL62 6QF Notebook Review

75% MSI GL62 6QF Notebook Review

Problems with the competition. The MSI GL62 is supposed to be an attractively priced entry-level gaming device. Customers get a quad-core processor and a decent Nvidia GPU for 1100 Euros (~$1218). The 15-inch notebook still has a hard time against the rivals due to some money-saving measures. We will find out if you should buy the device.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M | 15.6" | 2.3 kg
SteelSeries celebrating 15th birthday with sweepstakes and rewards

SteelSeries celebrating 15th birthday with sweepstakes and rewards

Fans who register by July 15th will receive a 15 percent discount on a future SteelSeries purchase. The grand prize winner will get a MSI GE62 Apache notebook and a free trip to Seattle.
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Razer Core shipping on August 12th for $500 USD

Early Razer Core tests show poor compatibility with non-Razer notebooks

Early reviews point to a performance retention of about 85 to 90 percent compared to an equivalent desktop system. Compatibility with other notebooks aside from the Razer Blade and Blade Stealth are also unstable.
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Nvidia will purportedly announce Pascal 10xx GPUs for notebooks on August 1st

Nvidia will purportedly announce Pascal 10xx GPUs for notebooks on August 1st

Gamers waiting on a new Pascal notebook may only have to hold out for just a few weeks more. New notebooks may be unveiled this coming Gamescom 2016 in Cologne, Germany.
Gigabyte Aero 14 gaming notebook now available in the US

Gigabyte Aero 14 gaming notebook hits the US market

This portable machine for gamers will be back on Newegg by mid-July, where is currently listed with a price tag of $1,599 USD, but also out of stock.
AMD Radeon RX 480 Review - The fastest Polaris desktop card at launch

AMD Radeon RX 480 Review - The fastest Polaris desktop card at launch

Performance for everyone. Polaris is AMD's solution for the high-revenue segment of dedicated entry-level and mainstream graphics cards. We review the top model Radeon RX 480 in the reference design and evaluate the improvements from the architecture as well as the much smaller 14 nm manufacturing process.
2304 Polaris cores @ 1120MHz, 256 Bit GDDR5 @ 8000MHz
Face Off: Lenovo ThinkPad 13 vs. Acer Aspire S 13 vs. HP Spectre 13

Face Off: Lenovo ThinkPad 13 vs. Acer Aspire S 13 vs. HP Spectre 13

For work and home. We compare three more 13.3-inch notebooks designed for office work, home use, and easy carrying. In the end, it's hard not to choose the Spectre for day-to-day and on-the-go workloads.
Asus ROG Strix GL502VY-DS71 Notebook Review

83% Asus ROG Strix GL502VY-DS71 Notebook Review

GTX 980M update. The higher-end SKU adds G-Sync, a GTX 980M, and one more SODIMM slot over the lower-end GL502VT. Its lack of both an 8 GB GDDR5 option and external G-Sync support can be a bit of a bummer. Is this the 15-inch gaming notebook to get for $1700 USD?
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M | 15.6" | 2.6 kg
Acer Aspire F15 F5-573G-53V1 Notebook Review

81% Acer Aspire F15 F5-573G-53V1 Notebook Review

Inexpensive multimedia talent. In the Aspire F15, Acer combines a ULV processor with enough RAM and a dedicated GPU. These specifications appear good on paper and the price is significantly under 1000 Euros ($1104). We will reveal the weaknesses of the Acer Aspire F15 in our in-depth review.
Intel Core i5-6200U | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M | 15.6" | 2.4 kg
Alleged benchmarks for GeForce 1080M surface online

Alleged benchmarks for GeForce 1080 Notebook surface online

A forum poster is claiming a 3DMark Fire Strike Graphics score of 16893 points and a core clock rate of 1442 MHz out of the GTX 1080M.
MSI: Compact gaming desktop PC

MSI: Compact Gaming Desktop PC "Vortex" and VR backpack announced

MSI shows a mobile solution for VR (Virtual Reality) without any annoying cables at Computex 2016. There is also an update for the compact gaming desktop Vortex, which is mainly based on notebook components.
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MSI: Next generation of high-end gaming notebooks GT73 and GT83 announced

MSI: Next Generation of the High-End Gaming Notebooks GT73 and GT83 announced

MSI updates its lineup of gaming notebooks and announces three new models at their local expo in Taipei. The wait for Nvidia's next GPU generation has begun.
MSI: GS32, GS63 and GS73 Gaming Notebooks with next-gen Nvidia GPUs

MSI: GS32, GS63 und GS73 Gaming Notebooks Overview

The Gaming specialists from MSI show their new mobile gaming notebooks at this year's Computex in Taipei. All notebooks should be equipped with next generation "Pascal" GPUs from Nvidia.
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Mirror's Edge Catalyst Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Mirror's Edge Catalyst Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Tightrope walking. It took 7.5 years for EA and DICE to announce the successor to the Parkour-title Mirror's Edge. While the technology has improved drastically, content-wise, Catalyst hasn't made any progress. We vaulted around roof tops with the main character Faith to get an idea how the title performs on notebooks. Update: we've now tested more than 24 GPUs.
HP Omen 15 (2016) Notebook Review

79% HP Omen 15 (2016) Notebook Review

Remake. For the 2016 version of their Omen, HP does not stop at a simple hardware refresh, but also updates the notebook with a stylish new chassis. We take a closer look at the 15-inch version with GeForce GTX 965M. What follows are our impressions.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M | 15.6" | 2.2 kg
Dell Alienware 13 R2 with OLED now available in North America

Dell Alienware 13 R2 with OLED now available in North America

The $1299 USD 13-inch gaming notebook can now be configured with a QHD OLED touchscreen capable of a contrast ratio of 100000:1 and a response time of just 1 ms.
AMD announces Radeon RX 460, RX 470, and RX 480M

AMD announces Radeon RX 460, RX 470, and RX 480M

AMD details power-efficient Polaris 11 architecture and hints at upcoming RX 480M for notebooks.
Gigabyte Aero 14 notebook launching in UK for 1400 Pounds

Gigabyte Aero 14 notebook launching in UK for 1400 Pounds

SKUs include the Core i7-6700HQ, GeForce GTX 970M, 8 GB DDR4 RAM, and 256 GB SSD with the option for a 512 GB SSD.
FutureMark 3DMark now includes stress testing options

FutureMark 3DMark now includes stress testing options

The stress test will loop an existing test either indefinitely or for a pre-set number and then give a final "Stability Score" at the end.
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AMD Radeon RX 480M

1024 Polaris cores
Intel Skull Canyon NUC6i7KYK Review

Intel Skull Canyon NUC6i7KYK Review

Gaming on integrated graphics. Can the powerful Intel Iris Graphics 580 replace a mainstream Nvidia GPU for gaming? We pit the NUC against systems with integrated and dedicated graphics solutions to find out.
Intel Core i7-6770HQ | Intel Iris Pro Graphics 580 | | 623 g

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