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The Intel Core i9-9900KF could offer slightly better overclocking potential than the 9900K. (Source: Tom's Hardware)

Intel Core i9-9900KF could offer a slightly higher overclocking potential than the 9900K

Famed overclocker 'Splave' tried out a small experiment to find out whether the newly announced Intel Core i9-9900KF offered any potential advantages over the 9900K when it came to overclocking. The results showed that the 9900KF ...
It may have taken almost 18 months, but Cuphead is finally coming to the Nintendo Switch (Image source: StudioMDHR)

Cuphead is coming to the Nintendo Switch, and it is bringing Xbox Live with it.

Switch owners rejoice. Cuphead, the popular side-scrolling run and gun game, is coming to the console next month. You can pre-order the game now on the Nintendo eShop before its worldwide release on April 18. StudioMDHR is also br...
The Spartan demigod Kratos is the main character in God of War. (Source: Mashable)

God of War wins the Game Developers Choice Award for Game of the Year

God of War has won another “Game of the Year” title to add to its growing collection. This time, it was the Game Developers Choice Award for Game of the Year that was given to the acclaimed action-adventure game. God of War, which...
The Alienware Area-51m laptop can utilize desktop processors. (Source: Dell)

Alienware Area-51m with GeForce RTX 2080 and i7-9700K achieves amazing score in 3DMark Fire Strike

An Alienware Area-51m laptop with an Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 GPU and an Intel Core i7-9700K processor has recorded a very impressive score of 25,039 in 3DMark’s Fire Strike 1.1 test. According to the chart details for the run, thi...
The Xiaomi Redmi AirDots, a US$15 alternative to the Apple AirPods, for those who live in China at least (Image source: Xiaomi)

Xiaomi Redmi AirDots: The AirPods alternative that cost less than US$15

Xiaomi only released its first set of completely wireless headphones a few months ago, but it has now followed them up with the even more affordable Redmi AirDots. The headphones will be available in China from April 9 for CNY 99 ...
Myspace has lost all the music that once made it the world's most visited website. (Image source: Myspace)

Myspace has corrupted and lost 12 years of music uploaded to its website

In an embarrassing admission, Myspace has confirmed that it has lost every piece of music that users uploaded between 2003 and 2015, which equates to over 50 million files. The company reports that there is no way to recover the l...
Flagship processors from either Intel or AMD seem to be the gamer's choice. (Source: Hexus)

Intel maintains massive lead over AMD in Steam survey for processors in both Windows and Linux

Intel has kept its huge lead over AMD in Steam’s survey for processor usage. The blue team has even managed to slightly increase its share in systems utilizing a Windows OS, but AMD has taken a nibble out of Intel’s share on machi...
The Oculus Rift VR headset was released in 2016. (Source: PCMag)

Oculus Rift is the most popularly used VR headset on Steam

The Oculus Rift virtual reality headset has been surveyed as the most popular VR hardware utilized by Steam users. The rival headset from HTC, the Vive, also has a commanding share of users, but it has seen the gap between itself ...
0.50% of users in the Steam survey now have a GeForce RTX 2070 in their system. (Source: Nvidia)

Growth for GeForce RTX 2070, 2080, and 2080 Ti in Steam's GPU survey, but RTX 2060 is MIA and AMD’s RX Vega falters

Steam has published its hardware and software survey for February 2019, and once again Nvidia dominates the PC video card usage charts. The Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070, 2080, and 2080 Ti have all enjoyed growth over the month. However...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones

March 2019 Update. Here you will find the latest smartphones 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 Phablets

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Phablets (>90cm²)

March 2019 Update. Here is a list of the best XL-sized smartphones - with screen surface areas above 90 cm² - we have reviewed in the last few months. Our list of top models is regularly updated, maintained and commented on and should assist in purchase decisions.
Top 10 Tablets

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Tablets

March 2019 update Here you will find the current best tablets 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.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones (≤5-inch)

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones (≤5-inch)

March 2019 Update. Here's a list of the best compact smartphones - with screen sizes of 5-inches or less - we've reviewed in the last few months. Our list of top models is regularly updated, maintained and commented on and should assist in purchase decisions.
Top 10 notebooks under 1,000 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Laptops under 1,000 Euros

March 2019 update. Here you will find the best notebooks under 1000 USD/Euros 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.
Will there be a new Core i7 and Core i5 MacBook Air?

Intel confirms the existence of the Core i7 processor in last year's mysterious MacBook Air-like device

A device codenamed AAPJ140K1,1 appeared on Geekbench last year running macOS Mojave and the hitherto unknown Intel Core i7-8510Y. Now, a recent product change notification document has seemingly confirmed the processor's existence...
best chromebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Chromebooks

March 2019 Update. When it comes to inexpensive notebooks, devices with Google's Chrome OS have carved out a niche in the market. Chromebooks are usually a good choice for people who do not want to spend a lot of money, although they do require a permanent connection to the Internet to get the most out of them. In this article we will introduce the best models.
best budget office laptops

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Budget Office/Business Laptops

March 2019 Update. Here you will find the current 10 best office/business notebooks for under 800 USD/Euros 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.
best budget multimedia laptops

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Budget Multimedia Notebooks

March 2019 Update. Here you will find the best multimedia notebooks under 1000 USD/Euros 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.
best multimedia laptops

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Multimedia Laptops

March 2019 Update. Here you will find the best multimedia 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.
Top 10 convertible laptops

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Convertible Laptops

March 2019 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.
Top 10 2-in-1 Windows Tablets

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Convertibles (2-in-1 Tablets)

March 2019 Update. Here is the current list of Notebookcheck's top-ranked 2-in-1 Windows tablets with attachable or detachable keyboards. This list is reviewed on a regular basis, checked by our editors and updated if needed. It is designed to help our readers with their purchase decisions.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 500 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Laptops under 500 Euros

March 2019 Update. Here you will find the best notebooks under 500 USD/Euros reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our list of top models is regularly updated, maintained and commented on and should assist in purchase decisions.
best laptops under 300 usd/euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Laptops under 300 Euros

March 2019 Update. Here you will find the best notebooks under 300 USD/Euros 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.
best budget gaming laptops

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Budget Gaming Laptops

February 2019 Update. The following article contains a list of the best budget gaming notebooks reviewed by us. This overview will allow you to find the right notebook that fits your budget and requirements quickly and easily.
Top 10 Thin & Light Gaming Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Slim & Light Gaming Laptops

February 2019 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.
best gaming laptops

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Gaming Laptops

February 2019 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.
Intel Gen11 raises the bar for integrated graphics. (Source: Intel)

Intel Gen11 GT2 GPU outperforms the Vega 10 and closes in on the Vega 11 in leaked benchmarks

GFXBench results of Intel's upcoming Gen11 GT2 graphics have leaked online and the scores seem to be pretty impressive. The Ice Lake Gen11 GT2 is a significant improvement over Skylake's GT9 and promises 1 TFLOP GPU performance fo...
Our Core i9 verdict: It’s just not worth it on laptops

Our Core i9 verdict: It’s just not worth it on laptops

With almost a dozen Core i9-8950HK laptops under our belt, we have a pretty good idea about how these unlocked CPUs can perform. Average CPU performance is just 8 to 9 percent faster than the average Core i7-8750H laptop for a dis...
The Samsung Galaxy S10+ was praised for its bokeh simulation. (Source: DxOMark)

DxOMark | Samsung Galaxy S10+ equals Huawei's Mate 20 Pro and P20 Pro's Mobile scores but takes third place in the rankings

Samsung’s Galaxy S10+ flagship smartphone has amassed 109 points in DxOMark’s Mobile test for its rear-facing triple camera setup. This puts the device on equal footing with Huawei’s Mate 20 Pro and P20 Pro in terms of points, but...
The Samsung Galaxy S10+ also scored more points than the iPhone XS Max and Mi MIX 3. (Source: DxOMark)

Samsung Galaxy S10+ tops DxOMark's selfie charts, surpassing the Pixel 3 and Note 9

The independent benchmark DxOMark has given the Samsung Galaxy S10+ first place in its rankings for smartphone front cameras. At the moment, there are only 13 devices in the new selfie chart but Samsung has beaten out contenders f...
best ultrabooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Ultrabooks

February 2019 Update. Here you will find the best Ultrabooks reviewed by Notebookcheck in the past few months. Our list of top models is regularly updated, maintained and commented on and should assist in purchasing decisions.
Best Outdoor/Rugged Smartphones

Best Outdoor/Rugged Smartphones

February 2019 Update. Current smartphones are not just getting bigger and faster, they are also getting more and more fragile with each generation. Besides the display, the case is often made of glass as well and therefore subject to shattering when dropped. However, special-made and certified rugged smartphones are made to withstand massive abuse even without any protective shells. Here are the best outdoor smartphones reviewed by us.
The Samsung Galaxy S series from the original to the S9 models. (Source: DroidMag)

Impressive infographic details how the Samsung Galaxy S series has evolved, from S to S10+

Gadgetsdeck has produced a handy infographic that shows how the Samsung Galaxy S series of smartphones has evolved over the last decade. The chart covers the model variants too, including the Edge devices, the Plus versions, and a...
The Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1660 Ti OC Edition. (Source: Videocardz)

NVIDIA GTX 1660 Ti falls just short of the GTX Titan X in FFXV benchmark, to be priced at US$279 MSRP

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti featuring the non-RT 'Turing' TU116 core has made an appearance on the Final Fantasy XV benchmark scoring just short of a 'Maxwell' Titan X and not too far above the GTX 1070, which it is expected to...
Despite almost halved gaming GPU sales, Nvidia's revenues for 2018 turned out to be on the plus side. (Source: PCMag)

Nvidia explains disappointing RTX 2080 / 2070 sales, year-over-year gaming GPU sales down 45%

Nvidia's investors can now breathe easy, as the latest fiscal year report shows decent gains throughout 2018. Things are not looking good for gaming GPUs, though, since the report shows sales in this sector were almost halved comp...
best subnotebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Subnotebooks

February 2019 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.
Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1060 is the most popular GPU among Steam users. (Source: Nvidia)

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 tops Steam's GPU survey while RTX cards and AMD's RX Vega make an appearance

Steam has released the details of its hardware and software survey for January 2019. In terms of PC video card usage, Nvidia absolutely dominates the chart with 74% of users having a GPU from the green team. The GeForce GTX 1060 i...
The AMD Radeon VII excels in content creation but doesn't really displace the RTX 2080 in gaming. (Source: Anandtech)

AMD Radeon VII turns out to be competitive, but does not surpass the RTX 2080 in first reviews

The first reviews for the 7 nm AMD Radeon VII GPU are out and they all seem to give an impression that AMD has managed to take the fight to the RTX 2080's pavilion. With a whopping 16 GB of HBM2 VRAM and a 1 TB/s memory bandwidth,...
The latest GeForce Game Ready driver now includes support for new GeForce RTX laptops. (Source: NVIDIA)

New NVIDIA Game Ready 418.81 driver includes support for GeForce RTX laptops

NVIDIA has announced the release of a new GeForce Game Ready driver that brings support for new RTX laptops and also improves performance in the 3DMark Port Royal benchmark. 3DMark Port Royal has now added DLSS support, which offe...
List of laptops featuring the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 GPU

List of laptops featuring the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 GPU

This article provides a comprehensive list of laptops that feature the newly announced NVIDIA "Turing" GeForce RTX 2080 GPU. The RTX 2080 comes in both Max-Q and non-Max-Q variants and is expected to perform better than the "Pasca...
List of laptops featuring the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 GPU

List of laptops featuring the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 GPU

This article provides a comprehensive list of laptops that feature the newly announced NVIDIA "Turing" GeForce RTX 2070 GPU. The RTX 2070 comes in both Max-Q and non-Max-Q variants and is expected to perform similar to the "Pascal...
List of laptops featuring the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 GPU

List of laptops featuring the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 GPU

This article provides a comprehensive list of laptops that feature the newly announced NVIDIA "Turing" GeForce RTX 2060 GPU. The RTX 2060 is currently available as a non-Max-Q variant and is expected to perform similar to the "Pas...
Asus ZenFone Max Pro (M2) Smartphone Hands-on Review

Asus ZenFone Max Pro (M2) Smartphone Hands-on Review

Mid-ranger with high aspirations The Asus ZenFone Max Pro (M2) was launched alongside the Max (M2) in India last month and succeeds the hugely popular ZenFone Max Pro (M1). The Max Pro (M2) gets many things right and is targeted at those who yearn for a top-notch Android experience without having to spend a fortune. Right from the design to the innards, Asus seems to have taken user feedback seriously. But is that sufficient for the Max Pro (M2) to ace out rivals from Realme, Honor, or Xiaomi in the sub-US$200 bracket? Let's find out in this hands-on review.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 | Qualcomm Adreno 512 | 6.26" | 175 g
The best Windows alternatives to the Apple MacBook Pro

The best alternatives to the Apple MacBook Pro 15

January 2019 Update. Apple's MacBook Pro 15 offers very high performance. But the world of Windows also has several interesting devices to offer in the area of high-performance 15-inch notebooks. Read on to find out more about our top competitors for Apple's high-end laptop.
The best Windows alternatives to Apple's MacBook Pro 13

The best alternatives to the Apple MacBook Pro 13

January 2019 Update. A Mac? No thanks. Apple's range of notebooks is as popular as ever. But there is also a good selection of similarly interesting notebooks for Windows users. Take a look at the best devices that the world of Windows has come up with to compete against Apple's portfolio.
The best alternatives to Apple's MacBook Air

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

January 2019 Update. 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.
Top 10 Laptops for Picture and Video Editing

Top 10 Laptops for Picture and Video Editing

January 2019 Update. Here you will find the best current notebooks for picture and video-editing on the go. Our list of top models is regularly updated, maintained and commented on and it should assist in purchasing decisions.
Asus ZenFone Max (M2) Smartphone

Asus ZenFone Max (M2) Smartphone — Hands-on Review and First Impressions

Budget king? Asus announced the budget-oriented ZenFone Max (M2) smartphone in India last month targeting the sub-US$150 user who wants a capable smartphone that gets the basics right. The Max (M2) comes with decent specs and significant improvements over its predecessor, the ZenFone Max (M1). However, does the Max (M2) have what it takes to compete against similar offerings from the likes of Xiaomi, Honor, and Realme? Let's find out in our hands-on review.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 | Qualcomm Adreno 506 | 6.26" | 160 g
The GTX 1660 and its Ti variant could replace the laptop GTX 1050 / Ti GPUs, as well. (Source: Videocardz)

Nvidia GTX 1660 Ti gets leaked benchmarks, launches in February

Now that Nvidia almost cleared its Pascal inventories, gamers are looking for a good price/performance ratio. The RTX 2070 and 2080 cards are certainly overpriced for now, and even the RTX 2060 could be a bit too much for the budg...
Top 10 Smartphones under 500 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones under 500 Euros

February 2019 update. Upper class. Up until a few years ago, high-end smartphones were usually in the price range of between 500 and 600 USD/Euros, but this segment is now occupied by upper class models and older high-end smartphones. The latter might not be new anymore, but are still good alternatives.

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