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Medion Erazer X7843 gaming notebook available for 1900 Euros

Medion Erazer X7843 gaming notebook available for 1900 Euros

The 17.3-inch Clevo barebone will carry a Skylake i7-6700HQ CPU and Nvidia GTX 980M graphics.
NVIDIA Shield Tablet gets firmware update with TWRP support

NVIDIA Shield tablet gets TWRP support

Last year's tablet for gamers now gets the ability to install new ROM images and backup existing firmware using an official solution.
Acer Predator 15 and Predator 17 gaming notebooks now available

Acer Predator 15 and Predator 17 gaming notebooks now available for 1800 Euros

The 15-inch G9-591 and 17-inch G9-791 are now available in parts of Europe with Skylake and GTX 980M GPU options.
Star Wars Battlefront Notebook Benchmarks

Star Wars Battlefront Notebook Benchmarks

Eye candy. Casualization or not: “Star Wars Battlefront” is a real highlight in terms of graphics, which makes most competitors look rather outdated. Find out if you can also enjoy the game on notebooks.
Sony Xperia Z5 Smartphone Review

88% Sony Xperia Z5 Smartphone Review

My name is Z5. Sony Xperia Z5. The new top model from the Xperia series is the official Bond smartphone and is supposed to have the best smartphone camera in the world. Our review will check whether owners of the predecessor should upgrade as well and if there are once again temperature issues.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994 | Qualcomm Adreno 430 | 5.2" | 154 g
Face Off: MSI GT72S vs. Asus G752 vs. Clevo P870DM

Face Off: MSI GT72S vs. Asus G752 vs. Clevo P870DM

Ultimate gaming machine. How convenient to see the 17.3-inch MSI GT72S, Asus G752, and Clevo P870DM all launch in pretty much the same time frame. It's only natural that we put them all together for our latest comparison Face Off to see which can be considered the best.
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AMD Radeon R9 Fury benchmarks and specs

3584 GCN 1.2 cores @ 1000MHz, 4096 Bit HBM @ 500MHz
Asus ROG G752VT Notebook Review

89% Asus ROG G752VT Notebook Review

Silent beast. The latest revision in the signature G series takes a small step forward, though not the leap we were all hoping. We detail how the G752 is an improvement over the G751 and how competing models are starting to fly past the popular Asus G series.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M | 17.3" | 4.1 kg
Fallout 4 Notebook Benchmarks

Fallout 4 Notebook Benchmarks

Old-school technology, but fascinating. About four years after Skyrim, Bethesda Softworks releases their next role-play highlight called Fallout 4. Visually, the title might not impress much, but it offers a huge gaming world full of possibilities. Our benchmark article takes a look at how the game performs on various notebooks.
Alienware 15 R2 Notebook Review

87% Alienware 15 R2 Notebook Review

New revision. We already checked the Alienware 15 twice. In this review update, the gaming notebook gets a fresh Skylake processor and the fast Nvidia GTX 980M. Can Alienware keep the components of the 15-inch device cool?
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M | 15.6" | 3.1 kg
MSI GS40 Phantom recognized as 2016 CES Innovation Honoree

MSI GS40 Phantom recognized as 2016 CES Innovation Honoree

The 14-inch GS40 is armed with Skylake processor options and up to GTX 970M graphics.
GE72 6QF Apache Pro

85% MSI GE72 6QF Apache Pro Notebook Review

Ready for games with Skylake. Fallout 4, Black Ops 3, Battlefront – autumn brings a lot of challenge for gamers. MSI has refreshed its line-up for the gaming festival and improved the GE72 a lot: Apart of an up-to-date Intel quad-core CPU, the 17-inch fireball got an IPS panel and a USB 3.1 port. However, the price went up quite a bit, too. Is this justified?
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M | 17.3" | 2.9 kg
Acer Predator 8 Android gaming tablet with Intel Atom x7-Z8700 SoC

Acer Predator 8 now up for pre-order

This Intel Atom x7-Z8700-powered tablet for gamers hits the market as previously announced - just in time for the holiday shopping season.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Notebook Benchmarks

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Notebook Benchmarks

Incomplete. While the console version received international acclaim, the PC version is causing all sorts of trouble. Performance drops here, crashes and graphics errors there: The fact is Black Ops 3 doesn't currently appear to be very well developed. Does the game degenerate into incessant stuttering on notebooks too?
MSI unveils GT80S, GT72S, and GE62 Heroes of the Storm Edition gaming notebooks

MSI unveils GT80S, GT72S, and GE62 Heroes of the Storm Edition gaming notebooks

The reskinned notebooks will be available in parts of Europe starting mid-November for 1800 Euros and up.
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AMD Radeon R9 M390 Benchmarks

1024 GCN cores, 256 Bit GDDR5 @ 5460MHz
Anno 2205 Notebook Benchmarks

Anno 2205 Notebook Benchmarks

Moon landing. There is currently much heated debate as to whether Anno 2205 can live up to its predecessor in the realm of game mechanics. Here at Notebookcheck, we're primarily concerned with the city-builder game's graphics. Do the visuals do justice to the future world scenario? We tested a number of notebook GPUs at various settings.
MSI GS70 6QE Stealth Pro Notebook Review

84% MSI GS70 6QE Stealth Pro Notebook Review

Up to date. Intel's quad-core Skylake processor only has a slight lead over its Haswell predecessor. However, its small boost in performance is accompanied by lower energy consumption. After the release of the GS70 Haswell model, MSI also fiddled with its successor's connectivity options: Two USB 3.1 ports and an NVMe M.2 slot are now on board.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M | 17.3" | 2.7 kg
Gigabyte to launch refreshed P34, P35, and P37 this December

Gigabyte to launch refreshed P37, P35, and P34 this December

The super-thin notebooks get the Skylake treatment and will be on show at BlizzCon 2015.
Xotic PC MSI GT72S 6QF Dragon Notebook Review

90% Xotic PC MSI GT72S 6QF Dragon Notebook Review

Eye of the dragon. How far can you overclock the GT72S with its Core i7-6820HK and GTX 980 GPU? We revisit the GT72S special edition to find out how much a performance gain users can expect.
Intel Core i7-6820HK | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 (Notebook) | 17.3" | 3.8 kg
Console gaming becoming a springboard for professional PC gaming

Console gaming becoming a springboard for professional PC gaming

Dota 2 and League of Legends are revered by gaming fans, but streaming and Let's Plays are also gaining in popularity.
Schenker XMG U726 (Clevo P870DM) Notebook Review

90% Schenker XMG U726 (Clevo P870DM) Notebook Review

Extreme athlete. Desktop performance in a laptop? The brand new GeForce GTX 980 makes this possible. Schenker Technologies belongs to the first manufacturers launching a suitable gaming notebook. We checked whether the steep price is justified.
Intel Core i7-6700 | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 (Notebook) | 17.3" | 5 kg
Schenker XMG U726 with GTX 980 now available

Schenker XMG U726 with GTX 980 now available

Clevo reseller Schenker has announced the XMG U726 "Ultimate" gaming notebook with desktop Intel CPU options and GTX 980 graphics.
Nexoc G515 II (Clevo N150RD) Notebook Review

85% Nexoc G515 II (Clevo N150RD) Notebook Review

Skylake on the march. Nexoc joins together the tried-and-true Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M and brand new Skylake Intel Core i7-6700HQ CPU. The combo promises both high performance and reduced energy consumption. Nexoc's new device meets these expectations -- but what is a mediocre display doing in a computer in this price range?
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M | 15.6" | 2.5 kg
Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Notebook Review

Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Notebook Review

Desktop-name, desktop-power. Although we do not appreciate the name of the mobile GTX 980 because it can be easily confused, Nvidia's new gaming flagship performs impressively. Our test covers the performance in Full HD and 4K resolution.
Intel Core i7-6700 | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 (Notebook) |
Xotic PC MSI GS60 6QE 002US Notebook Review

84% Xotic PC MSI GS60 6QE 002US Notebook Review

Ghost in a shell. The portable 15.6-inch GS60 gets Skylake, DDR4, NVMe SSD, and USB 3.1 Super Port for its latest refresh. Essentially, pretty much everything but the GTX 970M has been updated. Has gaming performance improved in any way?
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M | 15.6" | 2.1 kg
Gaming notebooks selling relatively well in face of low PC sales

Gaming notebooks selling relatively well in face of low PC sales

Jon Peddie Research group expects to see a small decline in an otherwise stable niche market.
Schenker XMG A706 (Clevo N170RD) Notebook Review

86% Schenker XMG A706 (Clevo N170RD) Notebook Review

Better thanks to Skylake. Although the new Skylake processor in Schenker's XMG A706 only results in a marginal performance increase compared with the XMG A705, the laptop comes with lower power consumption and longer battery runtimes owing to it improved energy efficiency.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M | 17.3" | 3.1 kg
Face Off: Dell Inspiron 15 5558 vs. Lenovo Z51 70 vs. Acer Aspire V3 574G

Face Off: Dell Inspiron 15 5558 vs. Lenovo Z51 70 vs. Acer Aspire V3 574G

A little bit of everything. For gaming, work, media, or on-the-go, these are the three readily available notebooks that won't cost an arm or a leg. Which one is the overall best?
MSI now shipping GS40; Updates GT80 Titan with GTX 980 SLI graphics

MSI now shipping GS40; Updates GT80 Titan with GTX 980 SLI graphics

The GS40 Phantom now available for $1599 with Skylake, GTX 970M, and 16 GB DDR4 RAM.
Maingear updates Nomad 15 with G-Sync and Skylake

Maingear updates Nomad 15 with G-Sync and Skylake

The 15.6-inch rebranded gaming machine gets the Skylake and desktop CPU treatment starting for $1899.
Schenker XMG P506 (Clevo P651RE) Notebook Review

86% Schenker XMG P506 (Clevo P651RE) Notebook Review

Hardware update. 2015 is the year of Intel’s brand-new Skylake generation, which not only offers a better performance but also improved power efficiency. The XMG P506 from Schenker Technologies is a surprisingly thin gaming notebook that utilizes all advantages of the modern technology.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M | 15.6" | 2.7 kg
Schenker XMG P706 (Clevo P671RG) Notebook Review

87% Schenker XMG P706 (Clevo P671RG) Notebook Review

Gentle evolution. Schenker sends its new XMG P706 into the race with efficient Skylake processors, modern DDR 4 memory and other minor modifications. Otherwise, compared with its precursor, the slim 17-inch device has hardly changed - and that is a good thing.
Intel Core i7-6820HK | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M | 17.3" | 3.3 kg
Star Wars Battlefront Beta Notebook and PC Benchmarks

Star Wars Battlefront Beta Notebook and PC Benchmarks

Do you have enough force? The new Battlefront game uses your computer screen to encompass you in epic battles between the Empire and the Rebels -- that is, provided your computer is up to the task. What kind of hardware will enable your machine to render the game fluidly? Read our article to find out.
MSI GT72S 6QE Dominator Pro G Notebook Review

89% MSI GT72S 6QE Dominator Pro G Notebook Review

King of Features. MSI refreshes its gaming laptops with new hardware and exciting features within the framework of the release of Intel's Skylake generation. Read here how the GT72S top model fares against its high-end rivals.
Intel Core i7-6820HK | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M | 17.3" | 3.8 kg
Eurocom announces 17.3-inch Sky X9 with desktop GTX 980 graphics and Skylake CPU

Eurocom announces 17.3-inch Sky X9 with desktop GTX 980 graphics and Skylake CPU

The Sky X9 notebook will come with the option of either the GTX 980M in SLI or a single GTX 980 starting for $2600 USD.
FIFA 16 Notebook Benchmarks

FIFA 16 Notebook Benchmarks

Routine Kick. Few games have the mass appeal of the FIFA football series. We took a look at its various aspects and our benchmark results will tell you what hardware you need to run FIFA 16 well. Is an entry-level system powerful enough to run the game fluidly?
Asus ROG G752 with vapor cooling now available for pre-order

Asus ROG G752 with vapor cooling now available for pre-order

The G752 will set you back at least $1499 USD with G-Sync, Skylake, and dust-release cooling.
Professional gaming scene has grown considerably since its early days

Professional gaming scene has grown considerably since its early days

Manufacturers are scrambling to appeal to the eSports crowd as the best professional players are making a killing in games like Dota 2, League of...
MSI unveils GS40 6QE Phantom Pro notebook

MSI unveils GS40 6QE Phantom Pro notebook

The 14-inch powerhouse will carry a Skylake Core i7-6700HQ CPU wtih GTX 970M graphic.
World of Warships Desktop and Notebook Benchmarks

World of Warships Desktop and Notebook Benchmarks

Sink Ships! In the Free 2 Play game “World of Warships”, Navy enthusiasts will engage in short and action-packed sea battles. Despite good graphics, the engine is very conservative and is capable of running decently, even on older laptops. In this review, we will present our findings from our various benchmarks.
HP reveals 15.6-inch Pavilion gaming notebook

HP reveals 15.6-inch Pavilion gaming notebook

The successful gaming Omen series is now making its way down the totem pole to the Pavilion family starting at a lower price of $999.
Face Off: Apple iPhone 6S Plus vs. Huawei Mate S vs. LG G4

Face Off: Apple iPhone 6S Plus vs. Huawei Mate S vs. LG G4

The better flagship. Now that the iPhone 6S Plus is finally available, how does it compare to existing 5.5-inch competitors? We choose two other flagship devices and pick the best based on the hard numbers.
Intel subsidiary Havok joins Microsoft

Microsoft acquires Havok

Intel has sold its Irish subsidiary to the Redmond giant, who promises to "continue to work with developers to create great gaming experiences."
Schenker XMG U506 (Clevo P751DM) Notebook Review

87% Schenker XMG U506 (Clevo P751DM) Notebook Review

Platform update. Slightly delayed, but they are here. As September draws to an end, the first notebooks based on Intel's Skylake architecture are arriving on the scene. Our first test device equipped with the new technology is the Schenker XMG U506, which has a bona fide desktop processor at its command. Is it time for the old CPUs to disappear?
Intel Core i5-6600K | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M | 15.6" | 3.5 kg
Samsung unveils world's first monitor with wireless charging

Samsung unveils world's first monitor with wireless charging

Charge your smartphone or tablet right on the stand with no USB cables necessary.
Face Off: Lenovo Yoga 500 vs. Dell Inspiron 15 7000 2-in-1 vs. Toshiba Satellite Radius 15

Face Off: Lenovo Yoga 500 vs. Dell Inspiron 15 7000 2-in-1 vs. Toshiba Satellite Radius 15

360-degrees and back. Can't decide between a notebook or a tablet? We compare the latest 2-in-1 convertibles that provide the best of both worlds.
Schenker XMG U706 (Clevo P771DM) Notebook Review

89% Schenker XMG U706 (Clevo P771DM) Notebook Review

No compromises. Desktop CPUs, G-Sync support, NVMe SSDs: Schenker's new 17-inch XMG U706 machine features almost everything that the heart of a gaming enthusiast desires. Will it be enough for our Top Ten Chart?
Intel Core i7-6700K | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M | 17.3" | 3.9 kg
Skylake/NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 notebooks sold by XOTIC PC

XOTIC PC now shipping notebooks with Skylake processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 GPU

XOTIC PC now has in stock the MSI GT72 Dominator Pro with unlocked Skylake processors and the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 desktop GPU, but also the ot...
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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950

768 Maxwell cores @ 1024MHz, 128 Bit GDDR5 @ 3300MHz
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Author: Redaktion, 2013-05- 8 (Update: 2013-09-27)