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HP Omen Notebook Review

78% HP Omen Notebook Review

Black, stylish, fast. HP launches a very compact and thin 15.6-inch gaming notebook with the Omen, which has a very good design and attracts gamers with powerful core components. The price of 1,600 Euros (~$1793) comes with high expectations for the ergonomics and the performance, but not all of them can be fulfilled.
Intel Core i7-4710HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M | 15.6" | 2.1 kg
Schenker XMG U505 (Clevo P751ZM) Notebook Review

88% Schenker XMG U505 (Clevo P751ZM) Notebook Review

Desktop competition. A desktop processor in a 15-inch notebook, can it work? This is the question for the Schenker XMG U505. We review the high-end device with a GeForce GTX 970M and a 65-Watt CPU.
Intel Core i7-4790S | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M | 15.6" | 3.5 kg
Aorus' most compact gaming laptops switch to Nvidia's Maxwell-based GPU, promising lower temperatures and smoother framerates.

Aorus updates its X3 and X3 Plus gaming laptops with GTX 970M graphics

The thin gaming powerhouses from the Gigabyte-owned brand now pack even more graphical performance and still offer customization options such as ...
iBuyPower Chimera CX-9 Notebook Review

83% iBuyPower Chimera CX-9 Notebook Review

Orange is the new black. Is the distinctive design and lucent orange color enough for the Chimera to stand out in the crowded mobile gaming space? We dig deeper to find that this is more than just a flashy chassis.
Intel Core i7-4710HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M | 15.6" | 3.1 kg
MSI GS60 2QE Ghost Pro 4K (2QEUi716SR51G) Notebook Review

83% MSI GS60 2QE Ghost Pro 4K (2QEUi716SR51G) Notebook Review

Gold piece for gamers? The MSI GS60 is now available with a 4K display and Maxwell GPU, the current update uses the fast GeForce GTX 970M. Our review will show if everything is gold that glitters at the GS60.
Intel Core i7-4720HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M | 15.6" | 2 kg
MSI GS30 Shadow Gaming Laptop

CES 2015 | MSI GS30 Shadow gaming notebook officially announced

The MSI GS30 Shadow is a particularly thin and light gaming laptop. With the main goal of portability, the manufactured to decided delegate the h...
MSI GE72 and GE62 Apache Gaming Laptops

CES 2015 | MSI unveils GE62 and GE72 Apache gaming laptops

The GE62 and the GE72 are two new additions to the MSI Apache series of gaming laptops. The main highlights are powerful components, illuminated ...
Schenker XMG P705 (Clevo P670SA) Notebook Review

85% Schenker XMG P705 (Clevo P670SA) Notebook Review

High-end class. Nvidia launches its new gaming model right at the beginning of the New Year. We already had the chance to check the performance of the GeForce GTX 965M. Is this the end of the GeForce GTX 860M?
Intel Core i7-4720HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M | 17.3" | 3.3 kg
New Alienware 15 and 17 shave off some thickness and weight.

CES 2015 | Dell presents updated Alienware 15 and 17 laptops

The refresh puts an emphasis on thinner, lighter cases and the external graphics amplifier connection.
MSI GT80 Titan offers extreme gaming performance and a mechanical keyboard (Picture: MSI)

CES 2015 | MSI presents GT80 Titan gaming laptop with GTX 980M SLI

The gaming powerhouse features an oddly placed mechanical keyboard and a digital trackpad.
Aorus X5 gaming laptop with NVIDIA GTX 965M SLI graphics

CES 2015 | Aorus unleashes the X5 gaming laptop

This new gaming machine is the world's first 15.6-inch laptop that features a 4K IGZO display and NVIDIA GTX 965M SLI graphics.
Gigabyte_P37X_Gaming_Laptop

CES 2015 | The Gigabyte P37X is the world's lightest 17.3-inch gaming laptop

At CES 2015 in Las Vegas, Gigabyte has unveiled the P37X notebook. According to the manufacturer, this is the world's lightest 17.3-inch gaming n...
Nvidia: GeForce GTX 965M joins the product portfolio

Nvidia: GeForce GTX 965M joins the product portfolio

With the GeForce GTX 965M, Nvidia introduces another Maxwell-based graphics card belonging to the lower high-end range. Despite significantly low...
MSI GS70-2QE16SR51 Notebook Review

82% MSI GS70-2QE16SR51 Notebook Review

Black, red, silver. MSI's slim gamer GS70 gets an update. The new generation is now equipped with the GeForce GTX 970M, and MSI has also thought of striking colors for the chassis. However, the fan noise and temperatures are striking as well – our review tells you why.
Intel Core i7-4720HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M | 17.3" | 2.7 kg
Acer Aspire V 17 Nitro gaming laptop with Intel RealSense 3D camera

CES 2015 | Acer reveals V 17 Nitro gaming laptop

The new V 17 Nitro features Intel RealSense technology and will be available worldwide later this month, still powered by a 4th generation Intel ...
Acer Aspire V15 Nitro Black Edition VN7-591G-75TD Notebook Review Update

85% Acer Aspire V15 Nitro Black Edition VN7-591G-75TD Notebook Review Update

4k upgrade. The Aspire V15 Nitro is a thin computer with a high-performance processor and very good hardware. The device's highlight is its 4k IPS display. Has Acer created the gamer's dream notebook?
Intel Core i7-4710HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M | 15.6" | 2.2 kg
Dell Alienware 13 Notebook Review

82% Dell Alienware 13 Notebook Review

Small chassis, big performance? After products with 11 and 14-inches, the gaming experts from Alienware now offer a 13-inch product. Our article tries to focus on the question of whether a dual-core is sufficient for the GeForce GTX 860M and the external amplifier.
Intel Core i5-4210U | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M | 13.3" | 2 kg
Asus G751JY-T7009H Notebook Review

89% Asus G751JY-T7009H Notebook Review

Gaming champion 2014. Asus now uses the GTX 980M as well and offers a very successful and extremely fast ROG gaming notebook in a reworked 17-inch chassis. MSI's GT72 2QE is one rival with even better specifications, but the top version is also 50% more expensive. Our test determines the winner in the clash of the titans.
Intel Core i7-4710HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M | 17.3" | 4.2 kg
HP Pavilion 17-f130ng Notebook Review Update

75% HP Pavilion 17-f130ng Notebook Review Update

Affordable all-rounder. HP's 17.3-inch laptop is available for as little as 560 Euros (~$683). The configuration includes a quad-core processor, matte Full HD screen, and a dedicated Radeon GPU. Doesn't that sound like a good deal?
AMD A10-5745M | AMD Radeon R7 M260 | 17.3" | 2.9 kg
Toshiba Satellite L50-B-1TD Notebook Review Update

80% Toshiba Satellite L50-B-1TD Notebook Review Update

Now with SSD. The Satellite offers everything that an all-round multimedia notebook should: Alongside a Core i7 processor, the device is equipped with a graphics core powerful enough to render games and a fast solid state drive. An IPS display with stable viewing angles also joins the ranks. But at almost 900 Euros (~$1100), this is no budget device.
Intel Core i7-4510U | AMD Radeon R7 M260 | 15.6" | 2.2 kg
Schenker XMG P505 PRO (Clevo P651SG) Notebook Review

87% Schenker XMG P505 PRO (Clevo P651SG) Notebook Review

15-inch reference? The XMG P505 from Schenker Technologies is supposed to close the gap between big 17-inch systems (Asus G751, MSI GT72) and ultra-thin compact gamers like the Gigabyte P34G v2. We have already reviewed the configuration with the GTX 970M, now we have a closer look at the GTX 980M.
Intel Core i7-4710HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M | 15.6" | 2.7 kg
The Crew Benchmarked

The Crew Benchmarked

Ride Across the USA. After Assassin's Creed Unity and Far Cry 4, Ubisoft is now launching its third large project at the end of 2014. The Crew appeals to freedom junkies and multiplayer enthusiasts alike with its free world concept. Can the game engine meet the expectations of its fans?
Acer TravelMate P276-MG-56FU Notebook Review

78% Acer TravelMate P276-MG-56FU Notebook Review

All-rounder with gaming capabilities. Acer's new 17.3-inch notebook is designed for private as well as business users. A powerful Core i5 in combination with a fast GPU and good battery runtimes should be appealing for both customer groups.
Intel Core i5-4210U | NVIDIA GeForce 840M | 17.3" | 3 kg
EUROCOM X8 (Clevo P377SMA) Notebook Review

85% EUROCOM X8 (Clevo P377SMA) Notebook Review

GTX 980M SLI. The highly configurable Eurocom X7 returns as the X8 and instantly comes out on top on our usual benchmarks yet again. We take a closer look at this ultimate gaming machine from the Canadian reseller of the most powerful barebones available.
Intel Core i7-4940MX | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M SLI | 17.3" | 4.3 kg
Gigabyte's P35X gaming notebook launches in the US on Dec 5th

Gigabyte's P35X gaming notebook launches in the US on Dec 5th

Gigabyte has recently announced that its P35X gaming notebook will be launched in the US on December 5th. The manufacturer has yet to unveil the ...
Dragon Age: Inquisition Benchmarked

Dragon Age: Inquisition Benchmarked

Third Installment. The second game focused on action and provided gamers immense enjoyment. Now BioWare is making the move to reconsolidate its Dragon Age fans. Our article will focus on the performance of the Frostbite 3 Engine. Will every gamer be able to joy the world of Inquisition?
Far Cry 4 Benchmarked

Far Cry 4 Benchmarked

Call to Freedom. The Ubisoft recipe has changed little for the long-awaited sequel, Far Cry 4, as the game is composed primarily of action, exploration and foraging. We tested the performance of the Kyrat special edition on various laptops and have summarized our findings in this review.
iBuyPower GT72 Dominator Notebook Review Update

88% iBuyPower GT72 Dominator Notebook Review Update

You've got the power. We provide some more benchmarks and comparison numbers for our second look at the MSI GT72 with GTX 980M graphics. In short: This is performance that rivals a system with GTX 780M SLI graphics.
Intel Core i7-4710HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M | 17.3" | 3.8 kg
Assassin's Creed Unity Benchmarked

Assassin's Creed Unity Benchmarked

Fun or an imposition? Assassin's Creed Unity is yet another entry in the never-ending list of unfinished games. High demands on the hardware combined with technical bugs are a constant source of aggravation. We'll try to determine just how powerful a notebook has to be to handle this game.
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
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Author: Redaktion, 2013-05- 8 (Update: 2013-09-27)