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All the premium desktop-grade components add quite a bit of thickness and weight to Eurocom's latest gaming laptops. (Source: Eurocom)

Eurocom's Sky X4C / X7C laptops now integrate Intel's desktop-grade Core i9-9900KS CPUs

The Sky X4C / X7C laptops can easily replace a gaming desktop system, as they integrate desktop-grade components such as the Core i9-900KS CPU and the RTX 2080 or Quadro P5000 GPUs. Additionally, users can add up to 128 GB of DDR4...
Bogdan Solca, Wed, 13 Nov 2019 17:50:00 +0100
Acer Swift 7 SF714-52T Review: Slim and light subnotebook for a thick wallet

The practical use of the Acer Swift 7 SF714-52T turns out to be limited

The slim and light Acer Swift 7 SF714-52T scores with an IPS touchscreen display, 16 GB of working memory (dual-channel mode) and silent operation. This is accompanied by a good battery life and two Thunderbolt-3 ports. For the wh...
Sascha Mölck, Mon, 11 Nov 2019 20:27:00 +0100
Dynabook Portégé X30-F in review: Light, slim, enduring

Dynabook is mainly doing a model update with the Portégé X30-F

The slim and light Portégé X30-F scores points with long battery life, a bright, contrast-rich display and two Thunderbolt 3 ports. Our configuration variant lacks an LTE modem.
Sascha Mölck, Mon, 11 Nov 2019 07:15:00 +0100
Stable workstation with ultrabook CPU.

Lenovo's ThinkPad P53s combines a workstation with a low price

You don't always have to pay 2,000 Euros (~$2,213) or more for laptops with a graphics card specialized in applications. With the ThinkPad P53s and Nvidia's Quadro P520 GPU, Lenovo shows that it can be cheaper.
Mike Wobker, Sat, 09 Nov 2019 23:44:00 +0100
Acer Swift 7 SF714-52T Review: Slim and light subnotebook for a fat wallet

84% Acer Swift 7 SF714-52T Review: Slim and light subnotebook for a fat wallet

890 grams (~1.96 lb). With the Swift 7, Aces has added a feather-light and ultra-slim 14-inch notebook to its offerings. The device scores with an IPS touchscreen display, 16 GB of working memory (dual-channel mode), and silent operation. This is accompanied by a good battery life and two Thunderbolt-3 slots. For the whole package, you have to put almost 2000 Euros (~$2226; $1700 in the US) on the table.
Intel Core i7-8500Y | Intel UHD Graphics 615 | 14" | 890 g
Sascha Mölck, Sat, 09 Nov 2019 20:09:00 +0100
Dynabook Portégé X30-F laptop review: Light, slim, enduring

87% Dynabook Portégé X30-F laptop review: Light, slim, enduring

Model update. The light and slim Portégé X30-F scores points with long battery life, a bright, contrast-rich display and two Thunderbolt 3 ports. Our configuration variant lacks an LTE modem.
Intel Core i5-8265U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 13.3" | 1.1 kg
Sascha Mölck, Sat, 09 Nov 2019 07:14:00 +0100
Dynabook Portégé A30-E in review: Great display, unstable case

A lot of light but also shadow: The Dynabook Portégé A30-E

Dynabook's 13.3-inch business laptop pleases with a bright, contrast-rich IPS display, an NVMe SSD and long battery life.
Sascha Mölck, Fri, 08 Nov 2019 18:35:00 +0100
Dell XPS 13 7390 Core i7-10710U Laptop Review: Faster Than The Core i5 XPS 15

87% Dell XPS 13 7390 Core i7-10710U Laptop Review: Faster Than The Core i5 XPS 15

Hexa-core power. After an impressive showing with the XPS 13 7390 2-in-1, the original XPS 13 clamshell deserves some love, too. Dell is putting the XPS 13 back in the spotlight with the Intel Comet Lake-U Core i7-10710U to be one of the first subnotebooks shipping with a full-fledged hexa-core ULV CPU.
Intel Core i7-10710U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 13.3" | 1.2 kg
Allen Ngo, Tue, 05 Nov 2019 20:17:00 +0100
Dynabook Tecra X50 Laptop Review: A light Ultrabook with light endurance

83% Dynabook Tecra X50 Laptop Review: A light Ultrabook with light endurance

Dynamic do-over. The Tecra is back under a new name. The Dynabook Tecra X50 retains much of the Tecra flair for thinness but ultimately falls flat. While the X50 is a competent machine overall, it is priced far too high for what it offers.
Intel Core i7-8665U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 15.6" | 1.4 kg
Sam Medley, Tue, 05 Nov 2019 18:50:00 +0100
ThinkPad X1 Extreme 2019: 4K panel costs almost 50% battery life

ThinkPad X1 Extreme 2019: 4K panel costs almost 50% battery life

Lenovo offers the 2019 ThinkPad X1 Extreme with a matte 4K panel, but it also requires more power. As a result, the battery life is significantly shorter compared to the 1080p screen, which is also a very good option.
Intel Core i7-9750H | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q | 15.6" | 1.7 kg
Andreas Osthoff, Mon, 04 Nov 2019 13:10:00 +0100
Razer Blade Pro 17 4K UHD 120 Hz Laptop Review: Finally, a 17-inch 4K Display With Almost No Ghosting

87% Razer Blade Pro 17 4K UHD 120 Hz Laptop Review: Finally, a 17-inch 4K Display With Almost No Ghosting

First 17.3-inch laptop with a 4K 120 Hz display. The AU Optronics B173ZAN03.3 panel makes its debut on the Razer laptop to offer both faster refresh rates and faster black-white response times than any 17.3-inch laptop before it. The end result is a better 4K gaming experience than what other 17.3-inch laptops currently have to offer.
Intel Core i7-9750H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q | 17.3" | 2.8 kg
Allen Ngo, Thu, 31 Oct 2019 17:47:00 +0100
Lenovo ThinkPad P43s in review: The mobile workstation's display and performance disappoint

The display of the ThinkPad P43s won't win any awards

Lenovo's mobile workstation scores points with great input devices, good battery life and a Thunderbolt 3 port. But the laptop isn't able to reach its full performance potential.
Sascha Mölck, Sat, 26 Oct 2019 20:41:00 +0200
Review of the Lenovo Legion Y740-17IRHg: Gaming bolide gets high marks for its great power delivery and low heat development

Lenovo's 17.3-inch gamer Legion Y740-17IRHg keeps a cool head under load

Lenovo's gaming notebook displays all current games smoothly on its matte 17.3-inch screen (144 Hz, G-Sync, FHD, IPS) and also offers great connectivity: a combination of SSD + HDD, 16 GB of RAM (Dual-Channel mode) & a Thunderbolt...
Sascha Mölck, Thu, 24 Oct 2019 09:17:00 +0200
Lenovo Legion Y740-17IRH Review: Gaming bolide gets high marks for its great power delivery and low heat development

84% Lenovo Legion Y740-17IRH Review: Gaming bolide gets high marks for its great power delivery and low heat development

Well-rounded gamer. Lenovo's gaming notebook displays all current games smoothly on its matte 17.3-inch screen (144 Hz, G-Sync, FHD, IPS) and also offers great connectivity: a combination of SSD + HDD, 16 GB of RAM (dual-channel mode) & a Thunderbolt 3 port. The iGPU is disabled ex-works but can be activated by the end user. This has a positive impact on battery life.
Intel Core i7-9750H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop) | 17.3" | 3 kg
Sascha Mölck, Tue, 22 Oct 2019 09:08:00 +0200
Lenovo ThinkPad P43s laptop review: The mobile workstation's display and performance disappoint

80% Lenovo ThinkPad P43s laptop review: The mobile workstation's display and performance disappoint

Slowed-down ThinkPad. Lenovo's mobile workstation scores points with great input devices, good battery life and a Thunderbolt 3 port. But the laptop isn't able to reach its full performance potential.
Intel Core i7-8565U | NVIDIA Quadro P520 | 14" | 1.5 kg
Sascha Mölck, Tue, 22 Oct 2019 05:37:00 +0200
The Lenovo Yoga C940-14IIL with Ice Lake is a strong competitor for the Dell XPS 13 7390 2-in-1

The Lenovo Yoga C940-14IIL with Ice Lake is a strong opponent for the Dell XPS 13 7390 2-in-1

Intel's Ice Lake platform performs convincing in the first reviews. With the Lenovo Yoga C940 convertible we recently reviewed another Ice Lake laptop, which directly competes with Dell's XPS 13 7390 2-in-1. In terms of battery li...
Benjamin Herzig, Thu, 17 Oct 2019 19:45:00 +0200
Lenovo Yoga C940-14IIL Laptop Review: Premium Ice Lake convertible is a strong competitor for the Dell XPS 13

88% Lenovo Yoga C940-14IIL Laptop Review: Premium Ice Lake convertible is a strong competitor for the Dell XPS 13

Ice Lake Yoga. Lenovo wants to bring its premium Yoga convertible to the next level, with the help of the latest Ice Lake CPUs from Intel. Compared with the predecessor, Lenovo has not changed much and instead has opted to work on a few weak-points. In our review, this strategy certainly pays off!
Intel Core i7-1065G7 | Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU) | 14" | 1.4 kg
Benjamin Herzig, Tue, 15 Oct 2019 19:43:00 +0200
The Galago Pro and Darter Pro models with Comet Lake CPUs are among the most compact Linux-based laptops out there. (Source: System76)

System76 releases two new Comet-Lake-powered laptops with Linux Coreboot firmware

Both the 14-inch Galago Pro and the 15.6-inch Darter pro models can be equipped with up to a Comet Lake Core i7-10510U quad-core CPU coupled with up to 32 GB of RAM and up to 2 TB of storage (6 TB for the 14-incher). Standard feat...
Bogdan Solca, Fri, 11 Oct 2019 16:14:00 +0200
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Intel launches new Xeon W-2200 HEDT CPUs based on Cascade Lake-X

Intel announced its new Xeon W-2200 HEDT CPUs earlier this week. The Cascade Lake-X chips offer some upgrades over the current Xeon silicon, including clock speeds up to 4.8 GHz and 18-core/36 thread CPUs. Most interestingly, Inte...
Sam Medley, Thu, 10 Oct 2019 16:47:00 +0200
HP ZBook 14u G6 laptop review: The mobile workstation has problems with performance

The hardware in the HP ZBook 14u G6 mobile workstation often has to apply the brakes

Hewlett Packard's mobile workstation features good input devices and a great display. This is joined by a docking port, good battery life and a Thunderbolt 3 port. There are problems with performance.
Sascha Mölck, Tue, 08 Oct 2019 07:22:00 +0200
HP EliteBook x360 830 G6 Laptop Review: HP Convertible impresses in almost every way

88% HP EliteBook x360 830 G6 Laptop Review: HP Convertible impresses in almost every way

Elite convertible with a matte SureView screen. Convertibles offer more flexibility than regular clamshell notebooks. Business convertibles like the HP EliteBook x360 830 G6 offer even more flexibility than consumer devices. With plenty of features & high-quality components, the HP EliteBook x360 830 G6 is a successful convertible, as there are barely any weak points to this HP laptop.
Intel Core i7-8565U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 13.3" | 1.5 kg
Benjamin Herzig, Mon, 07 Oct 2019 17:00:27 +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
HP ZBook 14u G6 laptop review: The mobile workstation has problems with performance

81% HP ZBook 14u G6 laptop review: The mobile workstation has problems with performance

EliteBook with professional graphics. With the ZBook 14u G6, Hewlett Packard delivers a mobile workstation that offers good input devices and a great display. In addition, there's also a docking port, good battery life and a Thunderbolt 3 port. However, the laptop isn't able to fully develop its computing power.
Intel Core i7-8565U | AMD Radeon Pro WX 3200 | 14" | 1.5 kg
Sascha Mölck, Sun, 06 Oct 2019 22:11:03 +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
Dell Latitude 7200 2-in-1 Laptop Review: The hybrid device leaves a good impression despite its yielding keyboard

89% Dell Latitude 7200 2-in-1 Laptop Review: The hybrid device leaves a good impression despite its yielding keyboard

The changing business display. With the Dell Latitude 7200 2-in-1, the Texan manufacturer has a competitor for Microsoft's Surface Pro 6 on the market. Especially corporate customers should be impressed with features such as built-in LTE. The design-related instability of the keyboard represents the biggest disadvantage of this Dell laptop.
Intel Core i5-8365U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 12.3" | 1.2 kg
Benjamin Herzig, Mon, 30 Sep 2019 14:57:00 +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
Dell Latitude 7400 Laptop Review: Even the high end is not free from weaknesses

87% Dell Latitude 7400 Laptop Review: Even the high end is not free from weaknesses

Business High End. Dell's 14-inch business laptop boasts a long battery life, an excellent keyboard and a fast NVMe SSD. The matte IPS display, however, could have a greater maximum brightness. In addition, the fan emits a high-pitched whistling noise.
Intel Core i7-8665U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 14" | 1.5 kg
Sascha Mölck, Sat, 21 Sep 2019 19:10:00 +0200
HP EliteBook x360 1030 G3 Laptop Review: An extremely bright convertible with a matte touchscreen and privacy features

88% HP EliteBook x360 1030 G3 Laptop Review: An extremely bright convertible with a matte touchscreen and privacy features

As bright as can be. HP is one of the few OEMs that sells business laptops with bright optional displays. The EliteBook x360 1030 G3 is one such device, which has an optional 700 cd/m² display. Read on to find out whether the display can live up to its billing and how it affects battery life. We shall be looking at the Sure View privacy filter that HP incorporates too.
Intel Core i7-8550U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 13.3" | 1.3 kg
Andreas Osthoff, Tue, 17 Sep 2019 13:41:16 +0200
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2019 with Full HD laptop review: Brighter and longer battery life

91% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2019 with Full HD laptop review: Brighter and longer battery life

The better display for mobile use. After the ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2019 with the matte WQHD display, we now take a look at the matte low-power 1080p panel with an advertised brightness of 400 nits.
Intel Core i7-8565U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 14" | 1.1 kg
Andreas Osthoff, Fri, 13 Sep 2019 20:52:31 +0200
Dell Latitude 7300 Laptop Review: business subnotebook falls short of its performance goals

87% Dell Latitude 7300 Laptop Review: business subnotebook falls short of its performance goals

Small business professional with exceptional battery life. Intel's Whiskey Lake CPUs found their way into Dell's Latitude series. The redesigned Latitude 7300 features one as well, and it surprised us with its decent upgradeability (RAM) and long battery life. Unfortunately, not all that glitters is gold, and the laptop's CPU performance was the fly in the ointment.
Intel Core i7-8665U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 13.3" | 1.4 kg
Benjamin Herzig, Tue, 10 Sep 2019 23:33:36 +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
Dynabook claims that the new Tecra X50 is the company's thinnest and lightest 15-inch notebook to date. (Source: Dynabook)

Dynabook announces thin and light 15.6-inch Tecra X50 business notebook

Unlike other OEMs that immediately jumped on the Ice Lake bandwagon, Dynabook decided to stick with Whiskey Lake and powered the new Tecra X50 with a Core i7-8665U CPU. The business-class notebook also comes with a 15.6-inch IGZO ...
Bogdan Solca, Fri, 06 Sep 2019 16:40:00 +0200
The Acer Swift 5 gets an upgrade to Intel Ice Lake and NVIDIA MX250. (Source: Acer)

IFA 2019 | Acer launches new Swift 3 and Swift 5 notebooks with Intel Ice Lake and NVIDIA MX250 graphics

Acer has updated the Swift 3 and Swift 5 notebooks to offer Intel Ice Lake and NVIDIA GeForce MX250 options. The new Swift laptops are thin and extremely lightweight thanks to a magnesium alloy chassis. Both the Swift 3 and Swift ...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Wed, 04 Sep 2019 14:54:00 +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
Dell Latitude 5300

85% Dell Latitude 5300 Laptop Review: A small business laptop with LTE

With an optional anti-reflective touch screen. At just 13 inches, the Dell Latitude 5300 is a small and lightweight companion for everyday business. Users do not have to go without safety features and the maintenance options are reasonable. What else is in the small business laptop, we clarify in our review.
Intel Core i5-8365U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 13.3" | 1.4 kg
Mike Wobker, Fri, 30 Aug 2019 08:02:00 +0200
Same exterior for the X and T-series, but with new 10th-gen Intel interiors. (Source: Ultrabookreview)

Lenovo brings Intel 10th gen "Comet Lake" to ThinkPad X1 Carbon, X1 Yoga, T490, and X390

Some of Lenovo's most popular ThinkPad laptops, the X1 Carbon, X1 Yoga, T490, and X390, have been updated with Intel's 10th generation Comet Lake CPUs. The L13 and L13 Yoga have also been given a thinner, lighter design makeover.
Douglas Black, Tue, 27 Aug 2019 16:06:00 +0200
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 2019 Laptop Review: Slim workstation with stronger GPU and weaker CPU

88% 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
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga 2019 Laptop Review: Aluminum Unibody & Great Speakers

90% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga 2019 Laptop Review: Aluminum Unibody & Great Speakers

AluPad with touch weakness. In a whole new look, Lenovo presents the flagship of its Convertible ThinkPads, the ThinkPad X1 Yoga 2019. The new, more compact aluminum case is convincing in the test, as well as many other features of the new X1 Yoga Gen 4. However, it has a flaw we did not expect. What this is, you will read in this detailed review!
Intel Core i7-8565U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 14" | 1.3 kg
Benjamin Herzig, Wed, 07 Aug 2019 15:20:52 +0200
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XA

84% Gigabyte Aero 15 XA Laptop Review: With OLED panel and 4K in a new design

RTX graphics in a slim case. While Gigabyte has discreetly changed the design of its Aero notebooks, it remains true to its previous line. With the Aero 15 OLED XA, buyers are greeted by a slim and powerful notebook with many connections. We find out in our test what performance exactly you can expect.
Intel Core i7-9750H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q | 15.6" | 2.2 kg
Mike Wobker, Wed, 31 Jul 2019 19:09:59 +0200
The 'new' LG UltraFine 5K monitor. (Source: LG)

LG refreshes the UltraFine 5K monitor for 2019

The UltraFine 5K monitor by LG is typically marketed as an ideal companion screen for Macs or MacBooks. However, it mysteriously vanished from Apple's website not long ago. Now, it is back as a new model for this year.
Deirdre O Donnell, Wed, 31 Jul 2019 18:59:00 +0200
Dell's XPS 15 series of notebooks have often struggled with various forms of throttling since 2015.

Dell pushes out BIOS update for XPS 15 7590 to fix GPU throttling issue

The XPS 15 7590 has suffered from a severe GPU throttling issue under sustained load since it's release over a month ago, but Dell has finally pushed out a BIOS update to help fix the issue.
Douglas Black, Wed, 31 Jul 2019 13:21:00 +0200
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2019 WQHD Live Review: Still the reference among business laptops?

90% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2019 WQHD Live Review: Still the reference among business laptops?

Even slimmer and lighter, but the keyboard takes a step in the wrong direction. The ThinkPad X1 Carbon is Lenovo's flagship business laptop and primarily convinced us with its portable chassis in recent years, without sacrificing ports or performance. The 7th generation is even more compact and gets new display options. Is the 2019 ThinkPad X1 Carbon with the WQHD screen as successful as the previous models or is the 2018 model the better choice? Update: Case, input devices, CPU Undervolting
Intel Core i7-8665U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 14" | 1.1 kg
Andreas Osthoff, Thu, 25 Jul 2019 11:59:55 +0200
HP Omen 15 Review: affordable entry-level gamer with decent battery life

82% HP Omen 15 Review: affordable entry-level gamer with decent battery life

Well balanced. Thanks to its Core i5-9300H CPU and GeForce GTX 1650 GPU the Omen 15 is capable of running all current games smoothly on its matte 15.6-inch FHD IPS display, and as a bonus it comes with an NVMe SSD and a decent battery life. If only the display was not so dim.
Intel Core i5-9300H | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 (Laptop) | 15.6" | 2.3 kg
Sascha Mölck, Wed, 24 Jul 2019 23:39:42 +0200
Apple MacBook Air 2018 (i5, 256 GB) Laptop Review

88% Apple MacBook Air 2018 (i5, 256 GB) Laptop Review

Better display and slow processor. Apple pretty much ignored its MacBook Air for a couple of years and there was much speculation about the end of the series. Now, we get a completely redesigned model including a modern display. Is it an alternative to the more-expensive MacBook Pro 13 for many users, or is it somewhat redundant? Update: Display measurements after the 400-nits update added
Intel Core i5-8210Y | Intel UHD Graphics 617 | 13.3" | 1.2 kg
Andreas Osthoff, Tue, 23 Jul 2019 19:26:57 +0200
Lenovo ThinkPad T590 business laptop review: Large & lightweight, but bad screen

87% Lenovo ThinkPad T590 business laptop review: Large & lightweight, but bad screen

Forsaken by the screen. The Lenovo ThinkPad T590 is a larger version of the popular ThinkPad T490. The bigger chassis offers some advantages and the ThinkPad T590 is the lightest 15.6-inch ThinkPad of the T series so far. Unfortunately, it is worse than its smaller sister model in one key aspect.
Intel Core i7-8565U | NVIDIA GeForce MX250 | 15.6" | 1.9 kg
Benjamin Herzig, Thu, 11 Jul 2019 15:36:55 +0200
Lenovo IdeaPad S940 Laptop Review: Slimmer, Lighter, Sleeker

85% Lenovo IdeaPad S940 Laptop Review: Slimmer, Lighter, Sleeker

Slimmer, lighter, sleeker. The quest for the sleekest and most portable laptop continues unabated with Lenovo’s IdeaPad S940, easily one of the most attractive machines we’ve seen to date. With a dazzling 4K HDR display, Dolby Atmos audio, a Core i7 CPU, and a tiny footprint, is this $2,000 work of art the one to beat?
Intel Core i7-8565U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 14" | 1.2 kg
Steve Schardein, Sun, 30 Jun 2019 18:30:38 +0200
MSI GS75 Stealth 9SG Laptop Review: A slim and powerful gaming laptop with good battery life

84% MSI GS75 Stealth 9SG Laptop Review: A slim and powerful gaming laptop with good battery life

Slender gamer. The sleek MSI GS75 Stealth 9SG handles all modern triple-A games with ease thanks to its Core i7-9750H processor and GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q GPU. The 17.3-inch device has good battery life too, lasting longer between charges than even some office laptops.
Intel Core i7-9750H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q | 17.3" | 2.3 kg
Sascha Mölck, Fri, 28 Jun 2019 19:45:27 +0200
So much better than before: Razer Blade Pro 17 Laptop Review

88% So much better than before: Razer Blade Pro 17 Laptop Review

The gold standard for ultrathin 17-inch gaming laptops. It may have took Razer a few tries, but they've finally crafted a nearly perfect Blade laptop and one of the best gaming laptops for its size category. This latest Blade Pro iteration drops the inessential features of previous generations for a lighter, smaller, more efficient, and more streamlined gaming experience that everyone — and not just Razer fans — can appreciate.
Intel Core i7-9750H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q | 17.3" | 2.8 kg
Allen Ngo, Fri, 21 Jun 2019 18:07:11 +0200

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