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Apart from the desktop-grade Ryzen 7 1700 CPU, the GL702ZC also features the Radeon RX580 4 GB GPU. (Source: Asus)

Asus starts shipping the ROG Strix GL702ZC gaming laptop with Ryzen 7 1700 dekstop CPU

The 17-inch ROG Strix GL702ZC can easily replace a desktop gaming rig, as it is powered by a desktop-grade Ryzen 7 1700 CPU and a desktop version of the Radeon RX580 GPU. It also comes with a 1080p IPS Freesync display, 16 GB of DDR4-2400 and a storage combo made up of a 1 TB 5400 rpm HDD and a 256 GB M.2 SATA SSD.
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The Promise TD-300 dock is essentially aimed at users who want to transform their laptop into a desktop. (Source: Promise)

Promise releases the TD-300 9-in-1 Thunderbolt 3 dock

Aimed at users who want to ditch the desktop for a laptop, the Promise TD-300 9-in-1 dock extends the connectivity with five USB 3.0 ports for more peripherals like screens and gaming gear. Additionally, there is a GbE connector, an SD 3.0 card reader, an audio combo jack, an HDMI port and another Thunderbolt 3 header.
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Siri has been an iOS exclusive up until now. (Source: Apple)

Apple will add ARM A10 Fusion chip for always-on Siri functionality in iMac Pro and MacBook Pro

While it has been an iOS exclusive for quite some time now, Siri will be coming to macOS starting with the upcoming iMac Pros and MacBook Pro versions. The ARM A10 Fusion chip will enable an always-on functionality that allows Siri to work even when the devices are completely shut off.
Toshiba already sold its TV and memory divisions this year. (Source: Toshiba)

Rumor | Toshiba could sell its PC division to Asus or Lenovo

With its TV and memory divisions already sold, Toshiba is still going through financial difficulties and may be forced to sell its PC division, as well. Rumors say that Asus or Lenovo could be the buyers, but Toshiba claims it is not negotiating with any company at the moment.
Eve V Convertible Review

86% Eve V (m3, i5, i7) Convertible Review

From the crowd to the people. It has been about a year since the Eve V project made waves on the Indiegogo crowdfunding platform. The financial goal was achieved within a record time and finally even exceeded by more than 1800%. Now the time has come for the devices to be ready for shipment to the supporters and to be available for interested buyers. We have already tested the device and are comparing all three CPU models available for the Eve V.
Intel Core i5-7Y54 | Intel HD Graphics 615 | 12.3" | 1.4 kg
Top 5 budget gaming laptops reviewd by Notebookcheck as of November 2017.

Top 5 Budget Gaming Laptops

Here you will find the best 5 budget gaming laptops reviewed by Notebookcheck as of late 2017. The laptops are ranked by overall rating, not by performance. Make sure to check the detailed reviews for each model, where the pros and cons are better emphasized and should help buyers decide which laptop is most suited for the their budget and needs.
Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro

86% Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro i5 Laptop Review

Who invented it? To recognize similarities to the Apple design language in other manufacturers has become a tradition nowadays. The inhibition threshold for this is particularly low in the Chinese brands. With the Mi Notebook Pro, Xiaomi follows Apple's MacBook Pro, at least in terms of the looks. At a price below 1000 Euros (~$1177), the device offers an attractive package with a quad-core CPU, dedicated graphics card, and pleasing aluminum case. But what is behind the exterior?
Intel Core i5-8250U | NVIDIA GeForce MX150 (Laptop GT 1030) | 15.6" | 2 kg
Dell Inspiron 13 7370 (i5-8250U) Laptop Review

86% Dell Inspiron 13 7370 (i5-8250U) Laptop Review

Four cores for the office. For the first time, Dell is equipping its line of compact office laptops with the brand new ULV-Hyperthreading Quad-core i5-8250U. What performance benefits does a four cour setup offer, and how well does the device do in terms of its thermals, noise emissions and power usage? The case and the input devices are convincing, but there could be up to two things that may make potential buyers trip.
Intel Core i5-8250U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 13.3" | 1.4 kg
Surface Book 2 suffering from performance throttling, charging issues, and heavy ghosting

Surface Book 2 suffers from performance throttling, charging abnormalities, and slower response times

Though a visual delight, the new Surface Book isn't doing anything to buck the trend of notorious hardware headaches that has become the norm across the Surface lineup.
Mobile Graphics Cards - Benchmark List

Mobile Graphics Cards - Benchmark List

Sort and filter through all currently available mobile graphics cards by performance or specification.
Medion Erazer X1000 MR Glasses (Windows Mixed Reality) Review

Medion Erazer X1000 MR Glasses (Windows Mixed Reality) Review

Next try. Even though the basic technology has been around for a while, Virtual Reality has not achieved a sweeping success yet. With Windows Mixed Reality, Microsoft makes a new attempt, competing against the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive. We are testing the VR system with the Medion Erazer X1000.
The Dell XPS 15 9560 is all set to get an enticing refresh in 2018. (Source: Dell)

Frank Azor drops a few hints about the XPS 15 9570 on Twitter

The upcoming iteration of the Dell XPS 15 will finally have full speed 4-lane Thunderbolt 3 along with possibly a 5K display option according to Dell's VP Gaming and XPS, Frank Azor, who also confirms that Dell is waiting for Intel to ship its 8th generation H-series processors.
The PrevailPRO features a slim profile, but still packs powerful specs. (Source: PNY)

PNY launches PrevailPRO Mobile Workstation with NVIDIA Quadro Max-Q and Core i7

The PrevailPRO is PNY's first incursion into mobile workstations. There are three available variants that integrate an i7-7700HQ CPU coupled with up to 32 GB DDR4-24400 RAM and up to 512 GB NVMe SSD + 2 TB HDD storage options. On the graphics side, professional designers can choose between Nvidia's Quadro P3000 and P4000 GPUs, both with Max-Q specs.
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All the premium features on the GT83VR Titan add up to a total weight of 12 lbs. (Source: MSI)

Deal | Amazon offers 33% discount on the MSI GT83VR Titan gaming laptop with GTX 1070 SLI setup

The MSI GT83VR Titan is not your usual gaming laptop. It packs all sorts of premium features like the unlocked gen 6 i7-6820HK CPU coupled with 64 GB DRR4-2400 RAM, two 256 GB NVMe SSDs + 1 TB 7200 rpm HDD storage combo, 18.4-inch 1080p IPS-grade display, BD writer + SD card reader, and a SteelSeries backlit mechanical keyboard with RGB backlight and separat...
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Asus laptops fall flat in latest quarterly worldwide shipment results (Image source: HP)

Asus laptops fall flat in latest quarterly worldwide shipment estimates

Overall laptop shipments are up 6.8 percent quarter-on-quarter for an estimated total of 42.69 million units amongst the top 6 brands. Asus slipped from 4th place to 5th and subsequently lost its spot to Apple.
Product image of the MX110. The MX130 looks identical. (Source: Nvidia)

The entry-level MX110 and MX130 GPU product pages appear on Nvidia's website

The previously rumored MX110 and MX130 are now listed on Nvidia's website, and unlike the MX150 that they join these cards are Maxwell based rather than Pascal. Based on Nvidia's performance figures these cards provide around 38 to 63 percent of the performance from an MX150.
Quadro P500 debuting in upcoming ultra-thin Lenovo ThinkPad P52s workstation (Source: Lenovo)

Nvidia Quadro P500 debuting in upcoming ultra-thin Lenovo ThinkPad P52s workstation

The ThinkPad P52s will also integrate a physical slider in front of the webcam for privacy concerns when it launches early 2018.
Dell Inspiron 15 7570 (i7-8550U, 940MX) Laptop Review

84% Dell Inspiron 15 7570 (i7-8550U, 940MX) Laptop Review

Top outside, top inside, but ... The new Dell aims to succeed with powerful and high-quality components. Will the all-rounder also convince us in the test and earn a purchase recommendation?
Intel Core i7-8550U | NVIDIA GeForce 940MX | 15.6" | 2 kg
HP Care lists the SD835 powered laptop. (Source: HP)

The HP 2US29AV could be one of the first ARM-powered Windows 10 laptops

Details of HP's first ARM-powered Windows 10 laptop could have just leaked, courtesy of HP Care. The site lists availability of Care Pack services for an yet to be announced HP laptop powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC.
Razer sold fewer than 1000 Blade Pro systems in all of 2016 (Source: Razer)

Razer sold fewer than 1000 Blade Pro systems in all of 2016

Meanwhile, the smaller Blade and Blade Stealth notebooks sold a total of over 50000 units during the same calendar period. [November 13, 2017 update: Razer has since provided an explanation for the Blade Pro numbers following the publication of this piece.]
Need for Speed Payback Laptop and Desktop Benchmarks

Need for Speed Payback Laptop and Desktop Benchmarks

Revenge is sweet. The name says it all for the latest installment of the Need for Speed series. For a racing game, Payback turns out to be surprisingly story-focused. Our benchmark test will show if the technical aspects are convincing as well.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Budget Office/Business Laptops

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Budget Office/Business Laptops

November 2017 update. Here you will find the current 10 best office/business notebooks for under 800 Euros (~$896) reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top models is regularly updated, maintained and commented on and should assist in purchase decisions.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Subnotebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Subnotebooks

November 2017 update. Here you will find the current best subnotebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top models is regularly updated, maintained and commented on and should assist in purchase decisions.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Convertibles

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Convertibles

November 2017 update. Here you will find the best convertibles reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top models is regularly updated, maintained and commented on and should assist in purchase decisions.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Laptops under 300 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Laptops under 300 Euros

November 2017 update. Here you will find the best notebooks under 300 Euros (~$326) as reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our Top 10 list is regularly updated, maintained and commented on by our editors. This page is intended to help our readers decide which product to purchase.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Laptops under 500 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Laptops under 500 Euros

November 2017 update. Here you will find the best notebooks under 500 Euros (~$554) reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our list of top models is regularly updated, maintained and commented on and should assist in purchase decisions.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Laptops under 1,000 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Laptops under 1,000 Euros

November 2017 update. Here you will find the best notebooks under 1000 Euros (~$1139) reviewed by Notebookcheck over the last few months. Our list of top models is regularly updated, maintained and commented on and should assist in purchasing decisions.
The Best Notebooks for Teenagers and University Students

The Best Notebooks for Teenagers and University Students

November 2017 update. Whether you are looking for a notebook that will not break the bank, a high-performance all-rounder, or a luxury laptop, here you will find relevant notebook recommendations from Notebookcheck for school-aged kids and university students.
The Best Notebook Displays As Reviewed By Notebookcheck

The Best Notebook Displays As Reviewed By Notebookcheck

November 2017 update. Is the display the most important part of a notebook, tablet, or convertible for you and does it play a leading role in your purchasing decision? Our overview of the best displays in current notebooks as reviewed by Notebookcheck might be helpful for you.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Slim & Light Gaming Laptops

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Slim & Light Gaming Laptops

November 2017 update. Here you will find the latest best slim and lightweight mobile gaming notebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our list of top models is regularly updated, maintained and commented on and should assist in purchase decisions.
The new GDDR6 memory modules have already won the CES 2018 Innovation Award. (Source: Samsung)

Nvidia Volta GPUs (GTX 2000) to come with Samsung's GDDR6 memory, reaching 16 Gbps transfer rates

Samsung announced that the GDDR6 modules are going to be released in early 2018 with the new nvidia GTX 2000 series, boasting transfer rates increased by almost 50% and reduced energy requirements.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Gaming Laptops

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Gaming Laptops

November 2017 update. Here you will find the current best gaming notebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top models is regularly updated, maintained and commented on and should assist in purchasing decisions.
The Envy 17t comes with a 17.3-inch 1080p multitouch IPS display. (Source: HP)

Deal | HP drops the price on the Envy 17t Touch notebook to US$1,299.99

The new Envy 17t touch notebook comes equipped with all the latest mobile tech: the powerful i7-8550U CPU coupled with 16 GB of DDR4-2400 RAM, 1 TB 7200 rpm HDD + 128 GB SSD combo, a gorgeous 17-inch 1080p multitouch IPS display, and even a DVD-writer.
MSI GF62VR 7RF (7700HQ, GTX 1060, FHD 60 Hz) Laptop Review

80% MSI GF62VR 7RF (7700HQ, GTX 1060, FHD 60 Hz) Laptop Review

Priced to perform. The MSI GF62VR packs a punch for not a lot of change. However, users will have to deal with a fairly low quality screen and a cheaper plastic build quality. Are these tradeoffs worth the savings?
Intel Core i7-7700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop) | 15.6" | 2.2 kg
Schenker Technologies XMG Core 15 (i7-7700HQ, GTX 1060, Full HD) Laptop Review

84% Schenker Technologies XMG Core 15 (i7-7700HQ, GTX 1060, Full HD) Laptop Review

Fast, but hot and hungry. Schenker is using a new case for its Core 15 laptop and they have been keeping quiet about where they got it from. We will review whether the change was worth it and how well this 15-inch piece compares to similarly equipped gaming laptops.
Intel Core i7-7700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop) | 15.6" | 2.6 kg
Microsoft Surface Precision Mouse. (Source: Microsoft)

Video shows off the Microsoft Surface Precision Mouse, the company's return to mice with enthusiast features

Pre-orders for the new Microsoft Surface Precision Mouse are now open. The mouse represents Microsoft's return to enthusiast-style mice with adjustable scroll wheel, programmable buttons, and multi-device switching.
Dell Inspiron 17 7773 (i7-8550U, 16 GB, 17" Touch) Convertible Review

84% Dell Inspiron 17 7773 (i7-8550U, 16 GB, 17" Touch) Convertible Review

The convertible in the 17-inch format. Yes, you read right. A convertible in the 17-inch format is an unusual combination. However, anyone who does not want to go without the advantages of a convertible even when working stationary will really like the device. You can find out in this test whether the new update with a faster CPU and GPU can convince us. Unfortunately our complaints are all too familiar.
Intel Core i7-8550U | NVIDIA GeForce MX150 (Laptop GT 1030) | 17.3" | 2.9 kg
Fujitsu LifeBook E756 (i7-6600U, HD520) Laptop Review

80% Fujitsu LifeBook E756 (i7-6600U, HD520) Laptop Review

Plenty of ports. The LifeBook E756 is a notebook for business users. In our review, the 15-inch notebook shines with its great maintenance features; however, in other places it has some minor difficulties. What kind of overall impression the device has left on us and how it performs when compared to the competition, you can find out in our review.
Intel Core i7-6600U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 15.6" | 1.9 kg
Fujitsu Lifebook E4 and E5 series. (Source: Fujitsu)

Fujitsu debuts the new E4 and E5 with a focus on legacy business features

Fujitsu have announced their new value orientated Lifebook E4, and a slimmed down refresh of the Lifebook E5. The E-series focuses on affordability and in providing the legacy connections that business users need without carrying a bag full of dongles.
Call of Duty: WWII Laptop and Desktop Benchmarks

Call of Duty: WWII Laptop and Desktop Benchmarks

Lukewarm Reception. With the previous installments in the series having drifted further and further into the realm of futuristic combat, Call of Duty is returning to its roots with its latest game, WWII. While the gameplay has changed little since the early days, the technology present has made improvements in leaps and bounds. We will test which hardware configurations are needed for the first person shooter game.
HP ZBook 14u G4 (7500U, FirePro W4190M) Workstation Review

80% HP ZBook 14u G4 (7500U, FirePro W4190M) Workstation Review

The consumer workstation. The new ZBook 14u encompasses exactly 14 inches and is for those who seek a reliable companion above all else. We are quite fond of the overall package, but the hardware choices leave a lot to be desired.
Intel Core i7-7500U | AMD FirePro W4190M | 14" | 1.7 kg
Notebookcheck's Top Windows Alternatives to the MacBook Pro 13 and 15

Notebookcheck's Top Windows Alternatives to the MacBook Pro 13 and 15

Mac? No thanks. Apple's laptops continue to be popular. However, there are a few laptops for Windows users, which are quite similar to their counterparts from Cupertino. Here you will find the best devices from the Windows world competing with the Apple portfolio. November 2017 update.
Notebookcheck's Top Windows Alternatives to the MacBook 12 and Air 13

Notebookcheck's Top Windows Alternatives to the MacBook 12 and Air 13

Lighter than Air? Apple shocked the whole industry with the first MacBook Air: We had never seen such a slim and light notebook before. However, in the meantime the other manufacturers have come up with several slim Windows devices that are good alternatives to the current MacBooks. Update November 2017.
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Supposed Intel-AMD Core i7-8705G benchmarks rival the GTX 1050 (Source: Logok.org)

Supposed Intel-AMD Core i7-8705G benchmarks rival the GTX 1050 in performance

The Intel-AMD Kaby Lake-R and Polaris/Vega combo could potentially outperform the current console generation and the GeForce MX150 based on unconfirmed reports.
Dell XPS 15 9560 2017 model. (Source: NotebookCheck)

Dell XPS 15: Claims of GTX 1060 with QuadHD+ and 5K screen options but 4K might be gone

A user on Reddit was browsing the XPS 15 section of the Dell Canada website, where they claim to have seen some important specifications such as the inclusion of a GTX 1060 option, QHD+ (touch enabled) and 5K screens, and the apparent absence of 4K.
Assassin's Creed Origins Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Assassin's Creed Origins Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

CPU eater. While frame rates in games usually scale with the performance of the graphics card, Assassin’s Creed Origins also requires a fair bit of CPU power. We examine whether the hardware requirements of Assassin's Creed Origins are justified.
Dell XPS 13 9360 (FHD, i7, Iris) Laptop Review

87% Dell XPS 13 9360 (FHD, i7, Iris) Laptop Review

More GPU or more CPU performance? Dell offers the popular XPS 13 with faster Intel Iris graphics, but can the cooling solution handle the additional performance, and is it a good upgrade? Or should you get the one of the new Kaby Lake-R chips instead?
Intel Core i7-7560U | Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640 | 13.3" | 1.2 kg
Affordable Acer Aspire A615-51G coming early next year with GeForce MX150 graphics (Source: JD.com)

Affordable Acer Aspire A615-51G coming early next year with GeForce MX150 graphics

The 15.6-inch notebook is expected to have a base price of just $760 USD. Its January launch window suggests that other manufacturers will be revealing more MX150 notebooks come CES 2018.
Intel's latest 8th generation entrant courts a custom AMD Radeon chip and HBM2 memory on a single package. (Source: Intel)

Rivals with benefits — Intel and AMD collaborate to create a new entrant to the 8th generation CPU family

In an interesting development, CPU arch rivals Intel and AMD have collaborated together to create a unique new entrant to Intel's 8th generation CPU family — a combination of an Intel H-series chip coupled to a...wait for it...a custom AMD Radeon GPU with HBM2 memory!
Acer Aspire 3 A315-21 (A6-9220, Radeon R4) Laptop Review

74% Acer Aspire 3 A315-21 (A6-9220, Radeon R4) Laptop Review

Simple office computer. Acer's 15.6-inch laptop offers an AMD APU from the Stoney Ridge generation, a quick SSD, and an additional 2.5-inch hard drive. The battery life leaves something to be desired.
AMD A6-9220 | AMD Radeon R4 (Stoney Ridge) | 15.6" | 2.1 kg

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