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NVIDIA Shield Tablet gets Android 5.0 Lollipop update

Nvidia SHIELD Tablet Android 5.0 Lollipop update rolls out

NVIDIA announced the update earlier this week and now Android 5.0 rolls out to Shield tablet devices all over the world.
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Benchmarked

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Benchmarked

Cutting edge? The graphics and technology the previous game of the series was based on were no cause for celebration. Advanced Warfare aims to remedy that and supposedly offers a "next-gen" experience. In our review, we take a detailed look at the performance of the new Call of Duty offshoot.
Gigabyte P35X v3 Notebook Review

83% Gigabyte P35X v3 Notebook Review

Portable gaming monster. While ultra-slim, high-end laptops were still rare in 2013, there are now quite a few slim gaming machines. Gigabyte introduces the P35X v3, an extremely high-performance model based on the GeForce 980M.
Intel Core i7-4710HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M | 15.6" | 2.5 kg
Tegra K1 vs Exynos 5433 benchmark performed by NVIDIA

NVIDIA responds to Samsung's lawsuit

Two months after NVIDIA filed patent lawsuits against Samsung and Qualcomm, Samsung sued them back. Now NVIDIA answers the part of the filing whi...
Acer Aspire E5-551G-F1EW Notebook Review Update

77% Acer Aspire E5-551G-F1EW Notebook Review Update

Too thirsty. AMD's new FX-7500 APU wants to show what it is capable of. The combination of a dedicated Radeon GPU, a Full HD screen and 1 TB hard drive, turns the Aspire into a game-suitable all-rounder.
AMD FX-7500 | AMD Radeon R7 M265 | 15.6" | 2.5 kg
Civilization: Beyond Earth Benchmarked

Civilization: Beyond Earth Benchmarked

Hexes live on. Sid Meier's successful gaming series moves on to the next round with Beyond Earth. We don't just mean content-wise -- in terms of graphics, too, the game is on the move. Thanks to Mantle support, AMD-based computers should have a noticeable advantage over Nvidia systems. We ran the tests and have laid out the results for you here.
Notebookcheck's Top Windows alternatives to Apple's MacBook series

Notebookcheck's Top Windows alternatives to Apple's MacBook series

Mac? No, thanks. Apple's laptops continue to be popular. This is not surprising, since the "Pros" and "Airs" could overall convince in our review...
Aorus X7 Pro Notebook Review

82% Aorus X7 Pro Notebook Review

Performance at all costs. Aorus is one of the first manufacturers to fuse two GeForce GTX 970M cards to an SLI array. Both the performance and the waste heat are correspondingly high. Can the slim 17-inch chassis deal with this load?
Intel Core i7-4870HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M SLI | 17.3" | 3.1 kg
NVIDIA Shield tablet Android 5.0 Lollipop update coming later this month

NVIDIA Shield tablet to get Android 5.0 Lollipop later this month

NVIDIA unveiled in a Twitter post that the Shield tablet will get its update to the latest Android version during this month, but they did not gi...
Acer Aspire V15 Nitro Black Edition VN7-591 gaming laptop

Acer intros 4K UHD display V Nitro Black Edition gaming laptop

These new machines will hit the US via multiple retailers next month starting at $1099.99 USD and existing Full HD models already come with a fre...
MSI GT80 Titan gaming laptop with mechanical keyboard

MSI unveils GT80 Titan gaming laptop

This 18-inch machine is the world's first gaming laptop featuring a mechanical keyboard, but there is no information on pricing and availability ...
MSI GT72 (GTX 980M) Notebook Review Update

88% MSI GT72 (GTX 980M) Notebook Review Update

Small update, big impact. MSI now installs the brand new premium models from Nvidia's Maxwell generation. Read here to what extent the GeForce GTX 980M can outperform its precursor, and what it looks like in terms of temperatures, power consumption, and system noise.
Intel Core i7-4710HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M | 17.3" | 3.8 kg
Lenovo Y70 Notebook Review

83% Lenovo Y70 Notebook Review

Touchscreen gamer. Lenovo launches the biggest IPS touchscreen Y Series model yet with the 17.3-inch Y70. Features remain largely unchanged from the Y50, including the GTX 860M GPU. For $1399, can this sleek black and red powerhouse hold its own against other 17-inch gaming notebooks?
Intel Core i7-4710HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M | 17.3" | 3.5 kg
F1 2014 Benchmarked

F1 2014 Benchmarked

Technical stagnation. You snooze, you lose: This saying goes perfectly with the Formula 1 simulation from Codemasters. Even in 2014, users crazy for motor sports have to accept second-rate graphics. Learn here what this means for performance.
Acer Aspire V3-572PG-604M Notebook Review

79% Acer Aspire V3-572PG-604M Notebook Review

Long-lasting allrounder. Lots of storage, suitable for gaming, long battery life, and a decent keyboard: the Aspire V3-572PG ticks all the check boxes for an allrounder notebook. How compelling is the overall package?
Intel Core i5-4200U | NVIDIA GeForce 840M | 15.6" | 2.5 kg
Microsoft Next Lock Screen app for Android devices

Microsoft launches four new Android apps

The new set of apps coming from the Microsoft Garage project includes a screen lock app and a voice-controlled game that supports up to eight pla...
The Evil Within Benchmarked

The Evil Within Benchmarked

A PC version to make you shiver. When it comes to games, the PC is often neglected; The Evil Within is a prime example. The high performance demands are particularly effective at spoiling the fun. Our article reveals which GPUs shake in their boots when they encounter this survival-horror game.
Acer Aspire V15 Nitro (VN7-591G-77A9) Notebook Review

85% Acer Aspire V15 Nitro (VN7-591G-77A9) Notebook Review

Black Nitro. Acer does not make any compromises in the configuration of its Aspire V15 Nitro. Buyers get a slim computer with very powerful hardware, an SSD, and IPS screen. The laptop is primarily aimed at gamers. However, the odd non-gamer might also take a liking to the computer.
Intel Core i7-4710HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M | 15.6" | 2.2 kg
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 GPU is 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 planet to run this game? Our review reveals the answer.
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?
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.
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 February 2015. 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
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Author: Redaktion, 2013-05- 8 (Update: 2013-09-27)