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Asus ROG G531GT with Core i7-9750H, GTX 1650 graphics, and 512 GB SSD is only $700 right now

Deal | Asus ROG G531GT with Core i7-9750H, GTX 1650 graphics, and 512 GB SSD is only $700 right now

Asus' budget-midrange Strix G series laptop is $300 off for high performance-per-dollar. Its GTX 1650 GPU is comparable to the GTX 1060 in DX11 titles and up to 15 percent faster if on DX12.
Allen Ngo, Sun, 13 Oct 2019 21:05:00 +0200
Dell G7 15 7590 Laptop Review: Alienware Performance for Less

83% Dell G7 15 7590 Laptop Review: Alienware Performance for Less

Mid-range Gaming with High-end Options. Dell advertises its G7 15 as a mid-range gaming machine and a step below the enthusiast Alienware series. In reality, the latest G7 carries many of the same configurable options as the latest Alienware including octa-core Core i9 and GeForce RTX 2080 options.
Intel Core i7-9750H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop) | 15.6" | 2.5 kg
Allen Ngo, Fri, 11 Oct 2019 19:04:19 +0200
Dell's cheapest gaming laptop has a few good things going for it

Dell's cheapest gaming laptop has a few good things going for it

The easy upgradeability of the Dell G3 15 3590 means you can buy the cheapest configuration available and then simply upgrade the storage and RAM yourself to save on costs.
Allen Ngo, Thu, 10 Oct 2019 07:08:00 +0200
Asus ROG Strix Scar III G531GW Review: With a fast 240-Hz display

84% Asus ROG Strix Scar III G531GW Review: With a fast 240-Hz display

RGB light show. In the third generation of the ROG Strix Scar, Asus again bets on a lot of RGB illumination. However, what is under the hood is much more important. We have already tested a similar model based on an Intel Core i9, and now we are looking at the slightly more affordable ROG Strix Scar with the Core i7. Find out in this review whether this is the more sensible alternative.
Intel Core i7-9750H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 (Laptop) | 15.6" | 2.4 kg
Sebastian Bade, Thu, 10 Oct 2019 03:48:50 +0200
Littlezipp's Alienware m15 R2 (Core i9-9980HK) scores over 30 runs in Cinebench R15.

Apparently, the Core i9-9980HK CAN beat the Core i9-9980H... under the right circumstances

In a recent article, we pointed out that we have yet to see a laptop with the Intel Core i9-9980HK outperform the MSI GE75 GS9, which runs the cheaper (and theoretically less powerful) Intel Core i9-9980H. A forum user by the name...
Sam Medley, Mon, 07 Oct 2019 17:34:00 +0200
ASUS ROG G703GXR

86% ASUS ROG G703GXR Laptop Review: A high-end old-school gamer

Large chassis, high performance. The ASUS ROG G703GXR is a classic desktop replacement gaming laptop that focuses on performance and features. Read on to find out how this 17.3-inch wins out against its more compact competitors.
Intel Core i7-9750H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 (Laptop) | 17.3" | 4.7 kg
Florian Glaser, Mon, 07 Oct 2019 00:43:14 +0200
Currently in review: Lenovo ThinkPad P53 RTX 5000, P53s & P43s

Currently in review: Lenovo ThinkPad P53 RTX 5000, P53s & P43s

We are currently reviewing Lenovo's new mobile workstations including the ThinkPad P53 with the extremely powerful Nvidia Quadro RTX 5000 as well as the two slimmer models ThinkPad P53s & P43s.
Andreas Osthoff, Sun, 06 Oct 2019 23:18:21 +0200
The Apple MacBook Pro 13 doesn't offer any innovations, but it's still a very good subnotebook with a lot of power

The Apple MacBook Pro 13 doesn't offer any innovations, but it's still a very good subnotebook with a lot of power

The Apple MacBook Pro 13 continues to impress as a great subnotebook in 2019, even if it's just a cautious model update. Nevertheless, it's likely to be the opt...
Intel Core i5-8279U | Intel Iris Plus Graphics 655 | 13.3" | 1.4 kg
Andreas Osthoff, Fri, 04 Oct 2019 02:30:00 +0200
Apple MacBook Pro 13 2019 laptop review: Good performance, but no real innovation

91% Apple MacBook Pro 13 2019 laptop review: Good performance, but no real innovation

Still top? Apple has provided its beloved MacBook Pro 13 with 4 Thunderbolt 3 ports, an updated processor, as well as a revised Butterfly keyboard. But is that enough to keep playing in the subnotebook upper league in 2019?
Intel Core i5-8279U | Intel Iris Plus Graphics 655 | 13.3" | 1.4 kg
Andreas Osthoff, Thu, 03 Oct 2019 02:02:58 +0200
MSI GL75 9SEK Laptop Review - An average mid-range gaming laptop with loud fans

83% MSI GL75 9SEK Laptop Review - An average mid-range gaming laptop with loud fans

Loud and proud. The MSI GL75 checks all the right boxes for a 2019 mid-range gaming laptop. Features like a high-refresh rate display and a per-key RGB backlit keyboard are nice additions, but fan noise and coil whine spoil an otherwise adequate package.
Intel Core i7-9750H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop) | 17.3" | 2.5 kg
Sam Medley, Wed, 02 Oct 2019 20:10:20 +0200
Lenovo Legion Y740 Laptop Review: Only a small CPU upgrade

85% Lenovo Legion Y740 Laptop Review: Only a small CPU upgrade

The second coming. The Lenovo Legion Y740 returns to our offices, but this time with a small performance upgrade over the version that we originally tested. The 15-inch gaming laptop fared well last time during our tests, so we are intrigued to see the effect that the upgrade from an 8th to a 9th generation Intel Core processor has. Read on to find out what effect this has, or whether it is a superficial upgrade.
Intel Core i7-9750H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q | 15.6" | 2.3 kg
Sebastian Bade, Tue, 01 Oct 2019 14:56:26 +0200
Schenker XMG Fusion 15 in Review: Intel's reference design challenges the competition

84% Schenker XMG Fusion 15 in Review: Intel's reference design challenges the competition

Swift reference design. Intel and Schenker have created a thin gaming laptop with good battery life, lots of performance and an enthusiast-level port selection. Will it wipe the floor with competing Razer, Acer, Gigabyte, and Asus offerings?
Intel Core i7-9750H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q | 15.6" | 1.9 kg
Sebastian Jentsch, Mon, 30 Sep 2019 18:44:02 +0200
The MSI GE75 9SG and its Core i9-9880H CPU is faster than the Core i9-9980HK

That embarrassing realization when the Core i9-9880H has outperformed every Core i9-9980HK laptop thus far

The slowest laptop with the Core i9-9980HK is the Dell XPS 15 7590 which the Core i9-9880H can outperform by as much 25 percent. If you're out looking for the "ultimate" Core i9 performance on mobile, the i9-9980HK offers only a m...
Allen Ngo, Mon, 30 Sep 2019 04:23:00 +0200
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2 with OLED & Core i9 now available

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2 with OLED & Core i9 now available

After months of limited availability, Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2 is finally available with all the announced hardware options. This includes more affordable configurations with i5 CPUs as well as high-end ones with Intel C...
Benjamin Herzig, Sat, 28 Sep 2019 15:45:00 +0200
Dell XPS 15 7590 Laptop Review: Is the base model with Core i5 and FHD panel sufficient?

86% Dell XPS 15 7590 Laptop Review: Is the base model with Core i5 and FHD panel sufficient?

A good multimedia notebook. Dell is one of the few manufacturers that also offers its 15-inch premium notebook without a dedicated graphics card. Is the version with the integrated GPU perhaps even the better choice if you don't want to use your laptop for gaming?
Intel Core i5-9300H | Intel UHD Graphics 630 | 15.6" | 1.9 kg
Andreas Osthoff, Fri, 27 Sep 2019 03:13:46 +0200
Aspire 7 A715 Laptop Review: Acer's upgrade giant with gaming potential and long battery life

84% Aspire 7 A715 Laptop Review: Acer's upgrade giant with gaming potential and long battery life

All-rounder with endurance. Acer's well-equipped 15.6-inch multimedia all-rounder handles all current computer games and represents them smoothly on the matte, Full HD, IPS display. A surprise is the excellent battery life.
Intel Core i5-9300H | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 (Laptop) | 15.6" | 2.4 kg
Sascha Mölck, Thu, 26 Sep 2019 09:31:00 +0200
No RTX? No Problem — Razer Blade 15 GTX 1660 Ti Base Model Laptop Review

84% No RTX? No Problem — Razer Blade 15 GTX 1660 Ti Base Model Laptop Review

Faster than any other Blade 15 GTX laptop. The GTX 1660 Ti is only marginally slower than the RTX 2060 in raw GPU horsepower while retailing for hundreds less and it manages to outperform the fastest Blade 15 Pascal configuration. Some hidden drawbacks like the slightly less accurate display and slower CPU performance detract only little from the overall experience.
Intel Core i7-9750H | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop) | 15.6" | 2.1 kg
Allen Ngo, Sat, 21 Sep 2019 20:44:46 +0200
Lenovo IdeaPad L340-17IRH Review: The well-rounded mid-range gaming notebook is unable to reach its full performance potential

78% Lenovo IdeaPad L340-17IRH Review: The well-rounded mid-range gaming notebook is unable to reach its full performance potential

Discrete gamer. Thanks to the Core i5-9300H processor and the GeForce GTX-1650 graphics core, the IdeaPad is able to bring all the current computer games smoothly to the matte 17.3-inch display (FHD, IPS). They are accompanied by a NVMe SSD, 16 GB of working memory, and a good battery life. Unfortunately, the working memory is only able to run in single-channel mode.
Intel Core i5-9300H | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 (Laptop) | 17.3" | 2.5 kg
Sascha Mölck, Mon, 16 Sep 2019 21:22:45 +0200
The new MSI Prestige 15 features 10th Gen Intel Core processors. (Image source: MSI)

Update | Hexa-core i7-10710U sample underachieves in Cinebench R15 and R20 benchmarks; trails behind AMD's quad-core Ryzen 7 3700U

A 6-core Comet Lake Intel Core i7-10710U has been put through the rigors of Cinebench R15 and R20 and has apparently struggled with the multi-core testing aspects of the benchmarks. AMD’s 15 W quad-core APU, the Ryzen 7 3700U, was...
Daniel R Deakin, Mon, 16 Sep 2019 17:03:53 +0200
Double Trouble: HP Omen X 2S 15 Laptop Review

82% Double Trouble: HP Omen X 2S 15 Laptop Review

The HP ScreenPad. Like Asus, HP is convinced that two screens is better than one. While the second screen on the Omen X 2S 15 is definitely crisper than what the Asus VivoBook S15 has to offer, be prepared for a lot of glare and potential brightness issues.
Intel Core i7-9750H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q | 15.6" | 2.4 kg
Allen Ngo, Fri, 13 Sep 2019 17:36:57 +0200
Intel's first white label gaming laptop now available for $2200, will be adapted by resellers like Maingear, Schenker, and Eluktronics

Intel's first white label gaming laptop now available for $2200, will be adapted by resellers like Maingear, Schenker, and Eluktronics

Our full review on the promising Intel chassis will follow in the weeks ahead. Intel thinks it can out-design gaming veterans like MSI, Asus, Alienware, Gigabyte, and Clevo with its very own chassis that we will be eager to put to...
Allen Ngo, Thu, 12 Sep 2019 15:00:00 +0200
The Pantone-validated 4K touchscreen works with Wacom's magnetic rechargeable stylus. (Source: Acer)

IFA 2019 | Acer showcases ConceptD 9 Pro convertible workstation

The ConceptD 9 Pro is using the same chassis as the Predator Triton 900, but comes tailor-made for demanding CG artists with Nvidia's RTX Quadro 5000 GPUs and a Wacom ERM stylus. It also packs gen 9 i9 octa-core CPUs coupled with ...
Bogdan Solca, Tue, 10 Sep 2019 16:41:00 +0200
Razer Blade Pro 17 vs. Gigabyte Aero 17: Gigabyte is catching up

Razer Blade Pro 17 vs. Gigabyte Aero 17: Gigabyte is Catching Up

Although the concept of gaming-professional hybrid laptops isn't new, the advent of Nvidia Studio has accelerated the adoption and selection of such high-performance models. Existing laptops designed for professionals like the Gigabyte Aero series have been getting more exposure as a result. This comparison will show what features the gaming-professional Aero 17 has to offer when compared to a "pure" gaming laptop from Razer.
Allen Ngo, Sat, 07 Sep 2019 02:43:00 +0200
Razer Blade 15 just got $400 cheaper, now shipping with a new GeForce GTX 1660 Ti option (Source: Razer)

Razer Blade 15 just got $400 cheaper, now shipping with a new GeForce GTX 1660 Ti option

The price of entry for Razer laptops has always been on the high side. The new entry-level GTX 1660 Ti SKU should make it a little easier for users to pull the trigger by dropping the minimum price of a 2019 Blade 15 from $2000 to...
Allen Ngo, Fri, 06 Sep 2019 19:30:00 +0200
The Area-51m mini-me: Dell Alienware m15 R2 Laptop Review

83% The Area-51m mini-me: Dell Alienware m15 R2 Laptop Review

Those CPU temperatures — yikes! If you've ever wanted the 17.3-inch Alienware Area-51m desktop replacement but wished it was smaller, then the 15.6-inch Alienware m15 R2 should fit the bill. The new model is a complete design overhaul of last year's Alienware m15 R1 that unfortunately feels more like a lateral step sideways instead of a big leap forward.
Intel Core i7-9750H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q | 15.6" | 2.2 kg
Allen Ngo, Fri, 06 Sep 2019 08:06:53 +0200
Acer Predator Helios 700

83% Acer Predator Helios 700 Laptop Review: Innovative gaming laptop with a lot of features

Switch it, baby. The brand-new Acer Predator Helios 700 is definitely one of the most exciting gaming notebooks of 2019. The positioning of its keyboard and touchpad can be changed thanks to a sliding mechanism, which gives the 17-inch device access to a lot of fresh air to cool its high-end hardware. Find out whether this idea actually works in our review.
Intel Core i7-9750H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 (Laptop) | 17.3" | 4.8 kg
Florian Glaser, Thu, 05 Sep 2019 14:21:43 +0200
The Asus ProArt StudioBook series is aimed at graphics professionals. (Image source: Asus)

IFA 2019 | New Asus ProArt StudioBook series features flagship model with Core i9-9980HK CPU and powerful Nvidia Quadro RTX 6000 GPU

Asus has claimed that its ProArt StudioBook lineup includes the “world’s most graphically-powerful laptop” with the ProArt StudioBook One (W590) workstation. The device comes with a 9th Gen Intel mobile processor and Nvidia’s Quad...
Daniel R Deakin, Wed, 04 Sep 2019 14:00:00 +0200
Even though Intel chose to collaborate with lesser-known OEMs like Eluktronics, the build quality and thermal performance is unparalleled. (Source: Eluktronics)

Intel develops the lightest gaming laptops with large batteries and outstanding thermal performance

Thanks to a full-magnesium chassis, the Mag-15 gaming laptop developed by Intel in collaboration with Eluktronics is the lightest and thinnest on the market right now. It also comes with one of the largest 94 Whr batteries and the...
Bogdan Solca, Tue, 03 Sep 2019 16:25:00 +0200
Corsair One i160

Corsair One i160 Gaming PC Review: A 12 litre machine with a Core i9-9900K and RTX 2080 Ti

Uncompromising performance! The Corsair One i160 is a compact gaming PC that packs extremely powerful hardware into an impressively small case. Corsair has included a proprietary and patented liquid cooling system to keep the Core i9-9900K and RTX 2080 Ti cool even during long gaming sessions, which it complements with 32 GB of DDR4-2666 RAM and plenty of storage. Read on to find out how well the Corsair One i160 performs in our tests and whether its liquid cooling system is up to scratch.
Intel Core i9-9900K | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti (Desktop) | 32" | 7.4 kg
Sebastian Bade, Mon, 02 Sep 2019 23:19:26 +0200
Gigabyte Aero 17 XA HDR Laptop Review: This is a *Really* Good 17-inch Laptop

86% Gigabyte Aero 17 XA HDR Laptop Review: This is a *Really* Good 17-inch Laptop

Better than an Asus Zephyrus. Gigabyte has just created one of the best 17.3-inch laptops in the market for both professionals and gamers alike. The system packs almost everything you'd want in an ultrathin package including both long battery life and high graphics performance - an uncommon combination.
Intel Core i9-9980HK | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q | 17.3" | 2.5 kg
Allen Ngo, Mon, 02 Sep 2019 21:23:48 +0200
MSI GP65 Leopard 9SE Laptop Review - The best screen on a mid-tier gaming laptop

84% MSI GP65 Leopard 9SE Laptop Review - The best screen on a mid-tier gaming laptop

Fantastic Plastic Machine. Despite some drawbacks in build quality and thermal management, the MSI GP65 Leopard is an excellent all-around gaming laptop for $1500. Surprisingly, the machine has one of the most color-accurate screens we have measured in a gaming laptop. The bright display backlight and 144 Hz refresh rate are icing on the cake.
Intel Core i7-9750H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop) | 15.6" | 2.3 kg
Sam Medley, Sun, 01 Sep 2019 09:55:58 +0200
Asus Strix Hero III G731GV RTX 2060 Laptop Review - Not that Much Better than the G731GU GTX 1660 Ti

86% Asus Strix Hero III G731GV RTX 2060 Laptop Review - Not that Much Better than the G731GU GTX 1660 Ti

The hero we deserve? Can't decide between the Asus ROG G731GV with GeForce RTX 2060 or G731GW with GeForce RTX 2070? The G731GW offers 19 percent faster gaming performance without impacting temperatures for $400 more than the G731GV.
Intel Core i7-9750H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop) | 17.3" | 2.9 kg
Allen Ngo, Fri, 30 Aug 2019 18:12:21 +0200
HP Omen 17

86% HP Omen 17 Laptop Review: High-end gaming with some small limitations

A cost factor. Despite its high price, the current high-end configuration of the HP Omen 17 is still significantly cheaper than other RTX 2080 laptops. Find out whether the HP Omen 17 can keep up with its competition in aspects other than performance in our detailed review.
Intel Core i9-9880H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 (Laptop) | 17.3" | 3.3 kg
Florian Glaser, Tue, 27 Aug 2019 18:33:11 +0200
Gigabyte Aorus 17 will have both unlocked Core i9 and GeForce RTX 2080 options with unique OMRON mechanical switches (Source: Aorus)

Gigabyte Aorus 17 coming this September with unlocked Core i9, GeForce RTX 2080 graphics, and OMRON mechanical switches

The OEM is claiming it to be world's first laptop with OMRON mechanical key switches. The new Aorus 17 will contrast the last generation Aorus X7 series by being thicker in order to incorporate additional features and performance ...
Allen Ngo, Tue, 27 Aug 2019 08:11:00 +0200
Like a Dell XPS 15, but more insane: Asus ZenBook Pro Duo with two displays, GeForce RTX graphics, and unlocked Core i9 CPU now shipping for $2999 (Source: Asus)

Like a Dell XPS 15, but more insane: Asus ZenBook Pro Duo with two 4K screens, GeForce RTX graphics, and unlocked Core i9 CPU now shipping for $2999

The flashy and eye-catching dual-screen laptop doubles down on the ScreenPad concept for both creators, multimedia users, and gamers alike. With so much hardware and displays to power, however, don't expect battery life to be so k...
Allen Ngo, Mon, 26 Aug 2019 20:42:00 +0200
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 2019 Laptop Review: Slim workstation with stronger GPU and weaker CPU

90% Lenovo ThinkPad P1 2019 Laptop Review: Slim workstation with stronger GPU and weaker CPU

Turing refresh with CPU weakness. Lenovo has introduced the second generation of its slim, high-end ThinkPad P1 workstation into the market. Included on board are the newest Nvidia Quadro GPUs based on Turing, significantly brighter display options, and the newest Intel processors. However, the Lenovo ThinkPad P1 Gen 2 shows some weaknesses in the CPU performance, of all things.
Intel Core i7-9850H | NVIDIA Quadro T1000 (Laptop) | 15.6" | 1.7 kg
Benjamin Herzig, Fri, 23 Aug 2019 18:30:30 +0200
The Core i9-9900T can be configured down to 25 W. (Image source: mobildevices.ru)

Intel Core i9-9900T scores up to 11% more than the Ryzen 7 2700X in Geekbench with 3x lower TDP; comparable single-core performance to the Core i7-8700

The Core i9-9900T remains unavailable in most regions, but several Geekbench listings give an insight into the performance of the 35 W CPU. Essentially a hamstrung Core i9-9900, the Core i9-9900T bests processors with up to 3x the...
Alex Alderson, Fri, 23 Aug 2019 13:49:00 +0200
In review: Lenovo ThinkPad P1 Gen 2 is slower than its predecessor

In review: Lenovo ThinkPad P1 Gen 2 is slower than its predecessor

Normally, you would expect a newer laptop being faster than its older predecessor. Sometimes however, this isn't the case. Unfortunately, the Lenovo ThinkPad P1 2019, which we are reviewing right now, is slower than the older model.
Benjamin Herzig, Thu, 22 Aug 2019 00:37:00 +0200
The GST Gemini is basically a combo of two tablets that attach magnetically one to another. (Source: GST)

GST crowdfunds Gemini dual-touchscreen notebook

The GST Gemini is currently in production and is scheduled to ship into Indiegogo backers in March 2020. There are regular, as well as Pro versions with 13 and 15-inch sizes. The regular versions are powered by Intel's Core i5-835...
Bogdan Solca, Tue, 20 Aug 2019 14:49:00 +0200
Eurocom Nightsky Ti15 (Clevo PB51RF) Laptop Review

87% Eurocom Nightsky Ti15 (Clevo PB51RF) Laptop Review

New age of narrow bezel Clevo laptops. Clevo is getting better at creating more visually attractive gaming laptops without sacrificing the core performance advantages that the series is known for. We only wish that it could be easier to service.
Intel Core i7-9750H | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop) | 15.6" | 2.5 kg
Allen Ngo, Sun, 18 Aug 2019 01:37:02 +0200
Schenker Key 16 (Clevo P960EN-K) Review: The slim notebook pleases with a lot of computing power

84% Schenker Key 16 (Clevo P960EN-K) Review: The slim notebook pleases with a lot of computing power

Elegant, slim gamer. The powerful hardware of the Schenker Key 16 is able to bring all the current computer games smoothly to the matte 16.1-inch screen (FHD, IPS, 144 Hz). Schenker offers individual configuration options, such as up to three storage drives (2x M.2-2280, 1x 2.5-in) and up to 64 GB of working memory. In addition, the BIOS allows for undervolting of CPU and iGPU.
Intel Core i7-8750H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q | 16.1" | 2.2 kg
Sascha Mölck, Sat, 17 Aug 2019 19:17:29 +0200
Acer Predator Triton 500 Laptop Review: A Lot of Gaming Performance Despite the Slim Case

85% Acer Predator Triton 500 Laptop Review: A Lot of Gaming Performance Despite the Slim Case

New CPU, new luck. The ultra-flat Predator Triton 500 gaming notebook from Acer is now available with Intel's latest 9000 series processors. Learn how well the updated version performs in our test update.
Intel Core i7-9750H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q | 15.6" | 2.1 kg
Florian Glaser, Fri, 16 Aug 2019 09:50:31 +0200
The Ryzen 3000 series has been generally well-received. (Image source: OnlineTechTips)

Rumored clock rates for AMD Ryzen 9 3900 surface online

Purported details of the AMD Ryzen 9 3900 processor have been posted on Twitter. The Ryzen 3000 series chip has not been officially announced yet, but it seems this particular SKU could be a 65-W TDP variant as opposed to the Ryze...
Daniel R Deakin, Thu, 15 Aug 2019 13:29:00 +0200
Lenovo Legion Y540 15IRH

83% Lenovo Legion Y540-15IRH Laptop Review: A good gaming laptop with a GeForce GTX 1660 Ti GPU

A cheap gamer. The Legion Y540 may be touted as an RTX gaming laptop, but Lenovo also sells GTX variants that may be more suitable for the budget gamer. Switching to a GeForce GTX 1660 Ti drops the price by around 20% to 1,400 Euros (~US$1,565), which is a healthy saving. Read on to find out if Lenovo has made any other changes to keep the price down and how this GTX 1660 Ti-powered gaming laptop fares against its competitors.
Intel Core i7-9750H | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop) | 15.6" | 2.2 kg
Mike Wobker, Wed, 14 Aug 2019 18:26:13 +0200
Origin PC EVO16-S (Clevo P960RD) Review: A Rare 16.1-inch Gaming Laptop

85% Origin PC EVO16-S (Clevo P960RD) Review: A Rare 16.1-inch Gaming Laptop

16-inch display. Ever wanted a gaming laptop but felt that a 17.3-inch display might be too big and a 15.6-inch display might be too small? Then this high-power 16.1-inch Origin PC EVO16-S should fit the bill.
Intel Core i7-9750H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q | 16.1" | 2.1 kg
Allen Ngo, Wed, 14 Aug 2019 09:17:39 +0200
Intel announced the Core i9-9900KS at Computex 2019. (Image source: jisakutech)

The Core i9-9900KS scores up to 12% lower in 3DMark than the Ryzen 9 3900X; 9% less than the Ryzen 7 3700X too

Launched at Computex 2019, the Core i9-9900KS is a 5 GHz all-core variant of the Core i9-9900K that also has a 4 GHz base clock. Sounds great for gamers, right? Well, a recent 3DMark Fire Strike posting suggests otherwise, with th...
Alex Alderson, Mon, 12 Aug 2019 12:52:00 +0200
Intel NUC gaming Ghost Canyon and Phantom Canyon on schedule for 2020-2021 launch according to new leak

Rumor | Intel NUC gaming Ghost Canyon and Phantom Canyon on schedule for 2020-2021 launch according to new leak

The next generation Intel mini PCs will purportedly drop Kaby Lake-G and Radeon graphics in favor of 9th gen Coffee Lake-H, Tiger Lake-U, and dedicated Nvidia Turing graphics with a custom vapor chamber cooling solution. The non-g...
Allen Ngo, Sun, 11 Aug 2019 21:30:00 +0200
The new Magnus E series features a slightly smaller case for a more compact experience. (Source: Zotac)

Zotac announces ZBOX Magnus E Mini Creator PCs with RTX GPUs

The updated Magnus E lineup features a slightly smaller case which packs more powerful configurations, including Core i5-9300H CPU + Nvidia RTX 2060 GPU and Core i7-9750H CPU + Nvidia RTX 2070 combos. Users can add up to 32 GB of ...
Bogdan Solca, Fri, 09 Aug 2019 15:39:00 +0200
AMD Ryzen 9 3900X (Source: Forbes)

AMD Ryzen 9 3900X gaming benchmarks reveal turning off SMT narrows the performance gap with the Core i9-9900K only in select titles

Disabling SMT in the AMD Ryzen 9 3900X does have some benefits in improving average frame rates in a few titles bringing the processor much closer to the results posted by the Intel Core i9-9900K at stock settings, according to ga...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Fri, 09 Aug 2019 07:55:00 +0200
Razer Blade Pro 17 RTX 2060 Laptop Review: How does it Compare to the RTX 2080 Max-Q?

89% Razer Blade Pro 17 RTX 2060 Laptop Review: How does it Compare to the RTX 2080 Max-Q?

Razor-sharp looks. The Blade Pro 17 has the fastest GeForce RTX 2060 we've tested thus far to be just 25 percent slower than the RTX 2080 Max-Q. Perhaps not coincidentally, it also costs about 25 percent less than the Blade Pro 17 RTX 2080 Max-Q SKU.
Intel Core i7-9750H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop) | 17.3" | 2.8 kg
Allen Ngo, Tue, 06 Aug 2019 08:58:35 +0200

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Redaktion, 2013-05- 8 (Update: 2013-09-27)