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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
Asus Zenbook UX303LN-R4141H Subnotebook Review
85% Asus Zenbook UX303LN-R4141H Subnotebook Review
Play it again. Handy, slim, rigid, and strong. The former UX31LN/A previously excelled with these properties. Does the successor inherit these assets, and can it perhaps even add a few plus points?
Intel Core i7-4510U | NVIDIA GeForce 840M | 13.3" | 1.4 kg
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.
Toshiba Satellite Radius 11 2-in-1 convertible with Bay Trail processor and Windows 8.1
Toshiba Satellite Radius 11 hits the US on October 26
This Intel-powered lightweight Windows 8 convertible starts at $329.99 USD and offers five distinct usage modes, a TruBrite HD touchscreen and a ...
Microsoft Windows 10 Technical Preview
Microsoft updates Windows 10 Technical Preview
The current build version of Windows 10 Technical Preview is now 9860 and brings "nearly 7,000 improvements and fixes" compared to 9841, but vari...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Windows Tablets
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Windows Tablets
Update September 2014. Here is a current list of Notebookcheck's top-ranked Windows tablets. This list is reviewed on a regular basis, checked by...
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
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Budget Office/Business Notebooks
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Budget Office/Business Notebooks
October 2014 update. Here you will find the current best office/business notebooks for below 800 Euros (~$1038) reviewed by Notebookcheck in the ...
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?
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Subnotebooks
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Subnotebooks
October 2014 update. Here you will find the current best subnotebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top models is...
Dell Inspiron 13 7347 Convertible Review
78% Dell Inspiron 13 7347 Convertible Review
Flexible premium consumer. The high-quality, 13.3-inch laptop with a 360-degree hinge and touchscreen provides a convertible feel for around 800 Euros (~$1023). It might be the right device for users who are looking for an alternative to Lenovo's Yoga 2 or simply expect a bit more from their laptop.
Intel Core i5-4210U | Intel HD Graphics 4400 | 13.3" | 1.7 kg
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.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Multimedia Notebooks
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Multimedia Notebooks
October 2014 update. Here you will find the current best multimedia notebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top m...
Acer Aspire V3-371-55GS Subnotebook Review
79% Acer Aspire V3-371-55GS Subnotebook Review
Long-running subnotebook. Acer blends a long battery life with a matte HD screen, a Core i5 processor, and a fast solid state-drive in its Aspire V3-371-55GS. Has Acer created the perfect subnotebook?
Intel Core i5-4210U | Intel HD Graphics 4400 | 13.3" | 1.5 kg
Packard Bell EasyNote TF71BM-C8R1 Notebook Review
74% Packard Bell EasyNote TF71BM-C8R1 Notebook Review
Affordable long-runner. The low price is not the most striking property of the EasyNote TF71BM. It primarily attracts attention with its long battery life.
Intel Celeron N2830 | Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail) | 15.6" | 2.4 kg
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 500 Euros (~$660)
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 500 Euros (~$660)
The price is hot. Here you will find the best notebooks below 500 Euros (~$660) reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our list of top models is regularly up...
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
Emdoor EM-I8170 Windows tablet with Intel Bay Trail
Sub-$70 Windows tablets show up in China
Windows tablets powered by Intel Bay Trail processors have been spotted in China with prices as low as $65 USD.
HP EliteBook 725 G2 Notebook (J0H65AW) Review
81% HP EliteBook 725 G2 Notebook (J0H65AW) Review
Wasted potential. HP's new EliteBook 700 series, which is based on AMD quad-core APUs, promises a comparatively inexpensive entry into the world of high-quality business notebooks. What are the drawbacks of the 12.5-inch 725 G2 compared to its Intel-equipped competitors?
AMD A10 Pro-7350B | AMD Radeon R6 (Kaveri) | 12.5" | 1.6 kg
Asus X551MAV-SX391B Notebook Review Update
70% Asus X551MAV-SX391B Notebook Review Update
Quiet and cool. Asus wants around 300 Euros (~$380) for its 15.6-inch X551MAV-SX391B laptop. Although the installed Bay Trail Celeron does not offer much computing power, the laptop operates quietly. A Windows operating system is included despite the low price.
Intel Celeron N2830 | Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail) | 15.6" | 2.2 kg
Toshiba Satellite L70-B-130 Notebook Review
74% Toshiba Satellite L70-B-130 Notebook Review
Hot Gamer? Toshiba self-confidently advertises its new multimedia laptop, Satellite L70-B-130 with AMD's R9 M265X as "Enthusiast Graphics". Our review reveals whether the 17-inch laptop justifies this high claim, why "hot" should be taken literally, and for whom the laptop might be worth looking at.
Intel Core i7-4710HQ | AMD Radeon R9 M265X | 17.3" | 2.9 kg
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones
October 2014 update. Here you'll find the latest smartphones reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our Top 10 list is regularly updated, maintained and comm...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Premium Office/Business Notebooks
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Premium Office/Business Notebooks
October 2014 update. Here you will find the best office/business notebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top mode...
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 14 Best Buy-exclusive Windows convertible
Lenovo announces ThinkPad Yoga 14 convertible
This new Windows 8.1 convertible will be a BestBuy exclusive product and will go on sale later this month starting at $1,199 USD.
Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro convertible 14-inch, Intel Core M and SSD storage
Lenovo unveils Yoga 3 Pro convertible
This new 13-inch Yoga device has a new watchband hinge design, a QHD+ screen, Intel Core M processor, and JBL audio.
Lenovo to ship Yoga Tablet 2 with built-in Pico projector and Android/Windows OS
Lenovo to ship Yoga Tablet 2 with built-in Pico projector and Android/Windows OS
The Yoga Tablet 2 will be available as 8-inch and 10-inch models, each with a choice of either Android or Windows 8. A QHD 13-inch Pro model will...
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
HP Pavilion 13-a000ng x360 Convertible Review
74% HP Pavilion 13-a000ng x360 Convertible Review
HP turn around! HP now follows the example set by Lenovo since 2012 with its Yoga. Owing to cleverly designed hinges, the new Pavilion can be used in four different modes. However, we soon discovered that unfortunately the transition is not always smooth.
Intel Core i3-4030U | Intel HD Graphics 4400 | 13.3" | 1.8 kg
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Tablets
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Tablets
October 2014 update. Here you will find the current best tablets reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top models is regu...
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?
Toshiba Satellite Click 2 Pro P30W-B-104 Convertible Review
77% Toshiba Satellite Click 2 Pro P30W-B-104 Convertible Review
Press me! The tablet of Toshiba's Click 2 Pro P30W-B-104 convertible can be completely detached from the keyboard dock. The unusual mechanism needs a bit of getting used to. Read in our report why the stylish ultrabook will nevertheless look good on many desks.
Intel Core i5-4210U | Intel HD Graphics 4400 | 13.3" | 2 kg
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Lightweight Gaming Notebooks
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Lightweight Gaming Notebooks
October 2014 update. Here you will find the currently best thin and lightweight mobile gaming notebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our list of to...
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.
ASUS Transformer Book Flip TP300L
87% Asus Transformer Book Flip TP300LD-C4031H Convertible Review
Multimode MultimediaThe ASUS Transformer Book Flip TP300L we're testing here, the 13.3-inch version, has high-end Ultrabook-style specifications in a stylish convertible design. With Core i7, 8GB RAM Full HD touch and a discreet Nvidia GPU, this could be a 2-in-1 worth seeking-out.
Intel Core i7-4510U | NVIDIA GeForce 820M | 13.3" | 1.8 kg
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Gaming Notebooks
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Gaming Notebooks
October 2014 update. Here you will find the current best gaming notebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top model...
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 Radius 11 convertible with Windows 8 and Bay Trail M processor
Toshiba Satellite Radius 11 is now headed for the US
This Windows 8 convertible with Bay Trail-M processor has been revealed last month at IFA and now has just been spotted clearing the FCC, so it s...
Asus Transformer Book T200TA Convertible Review
75% Asus Transformer Book T200TA Convertible Review
Tweaked. Asus has increased the size of its efficacious 10-inch T100 to 11.6-inches without modifying technologies or features. Is that enough to attach to the success of its little Transformer?
Intel Atom Z3775 | Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail) | 11.6" | 1.6 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
Microsoft Windows 10 unveiled by Terry Myerson
Microsoft reveals Windows 10 Technical Preview
Early builds of the Windows 10 operating system will be available for testing starting tomorrow via the new Windows Insider Program.
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.
Asus VivoTab 8 tablet with Intel Atom Z3745 and 2 GB of memory
Asus VivoTab 8 coming next month
This $199 USD Windows slate powered by a Bay Trail processor should hit the market next month packing 2 GB of memory and 32 GB of internal storag...
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Author: Redaktion, 2013-05- 8 (Update: 2013-09-27)