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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 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.
HP Spectre x360 15t-bl100 (i7-8550U, MX150) Convertible Review

88% HP Spectre x360 15t-bl100 (i7-8550U, MX150) Convertible Review

Quiet refresh. HP's large Spectre 2-in-1, the Spectre x360 15t, now comes with eighth-generation quad-core i7 processor, refreshed Nvidia graphics and a faster SSD. The striking aluminum chassis remains unchanged. How the updated hardware components affect the performance, temperature, fan noise and the battery life is the the subject of our review update.
Intel Core i7-8550U | NVIDIA GeForce MX150 (Laptop GT 1030) | 15.6" | 2 kg
First Impressions: Microsoft Surface Book 2 Convertible Review

First Impressions: Microsoft Surface Book 2 Convertible Review

Powerhouse performance? Microsoft says the new Surface Book 2 combines the best of two worlds and is also the most powerful Surface device yet. The specs look promising thanks to the new Kaby Lake-R processor and Nvidia's Pascal GPU. We already have a test model of the convertible and share our initial impressions.
Intel Core i7-8650U | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (Notebook) | 13.5" | 1.6 kg
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.
Mobile Graphics Cards - Benchmark List

Mobile Graphics Cards - Benchmark List

Sort and filter through all currently available mobile graphics cards by performance or specification.
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.
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.
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.
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
Eurocom Tornado F5W (Xeon E3-1280 v5, Quadro P5000) Workstation Review

87% Eurocom Tornado F5W (Xeon E3-1280 v5, Quadro P5000) Workstation Review

Zero compromises… Today we evaluate the Tornado F5W, a high-end workstation from Eurocom. Considering that it’s decked out with an Intel Xeon E3-1280 v5 desktop CPU and NVIDIA Quadro P5000 GPU along with an NVMe SSD and 64 GB of RAM, are there any weaknesses to speak of? If so, we’ll find them.
Intel Xeon E3-1280 v5 | NVIDIA Quadro P5000 | 15.6" | 3.1 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.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones under 120 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones under 120 Euros

November 2017 update. Here you will find the best smartphones under 120 Euros (~$135) 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.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones under 300 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones under 300 Euros

November 2017 update. Here you will find the best smartphones under 300 Euros (~$337) 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.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones (≤5-inch)

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

November 2017 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.
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
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones

November 2017 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 Tablets

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Tablets

November 2017 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.
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
Ryzen 3 Review: 1200 and 1300X for Desktop PCs

Ryzen 3 Review: 1200 and 1300X for Desktop PCs

With AMD's Ryzen 3, the Zen architecture has trickled down into the entry-level market. Lacking SMT, the affordable CPUs did fairly well in our tests regardless, and are most certainly a viable alternative and worthy of a recommendation for entry-level systems.
AMD Ryzen 3 1300X | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop) |
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Phablets (>5.5-inch)

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Phablets (>5.5-inch)

November 2017 update. Here is a list of the best XL-sized smartphones - with screen sizes of 5.5 inches and greater - 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.
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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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.
Sonnet eGFX Breakaway Puck. (Source: Sonnet)

Pack a puck: The Sonnet eGFX Breakaway Puck is a portable eGPU solution

Sonnet has released a compact eGPU designed to fit in your bag, ideal for travel, LAN parties, or MacOS High Sierra.
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.
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
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 by now. 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 (~$1160), 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
Gigabyte Aero 15X (i7-7700HQ, GTX 1070 Max-Q, FHD) Laptop Review

87% Gigabyte Aero 15X (i7-7700HQ, GTX 1070 Max-Q, FHD) Laptop Review

Sleek, slim, speedy. In addition to a powerful CPU and a potent GPU the thin Aero 15X is also equipped with a matte IPS panel, an NVMe-SSD, and Thunderbolt 3. Even battery life is pretty decent.
Intel Core i7-7700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q | 15.6" | 2.2 kg
ThrottleStop in action. (Source: TechPowerup)

First new version of ThrottleStop since April is now available

The first new version of ThrottleStop in nearly seven months is now available for download. In addition to the usual assortment of powerful configuration features it brings support for Apollo Lake, a new way to toggle mini mode, and the ability to hide the task area icon.
MSI GE63VR Raider-075 (i7-7700HQ, GTX 1070, Full HD) Laptop Review

85% MSI GE63VR Raider-075 (i7-7700HQ, GTX 1070, Full HD) Laptop Review

Daring to be imperfect. What, a TN panel in an $1800 gaming notebook? Yes, MSI has done it again and prioritized 120-Hz and quick response times. If you can work with this, you will probably be happy to overlook the few problems this otherwise well-made notebook has. Only one of MSI's decisions is rather questionable.
Intel Core i7-7700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop) | 15.6" | 2.4 kg
HP 14-bs007ng (i5-7200U, FHD) Laptop Review

82% HP 14-bs007ng (i5-7200U, FHD) Laptop Review

Compact office laptop. HP launches a 14-incher with a potent processor, a fast SSD, and a matte IPS display. Despite its ~$820 price tag, it isn't devoid of weaknesses.
Intel Core i5-7200U | Intel HD Graphics 620 | 14" | 1.7 kg
Fujitsu has sold a controlling share in their PC division to Lenovo. (Source: Fujitsu)

Lenovo purchases 51 percent of Fujitsu's PC business, helps them aim for the number one spot

A joint venture partnership has been announced between Lenovo, the Development Bank of Japan, and Fujitsu which results in Lenovo obtaining a controlling share of the new collaboration.
Lenovo Yoga 920-13IKB (i7-8550U, FHD) Convertible Review

87% Lenovo Yoga 920-13IKB (i7-8550U, FHD) Convertible Review

Watchband-hinged 2-in-1. Lenovo's flagship consumer convertible with 13.9-inch screen now comes with Kaby Lake R hardware and a few other noteworthy updates. Our review takes a look how the Yoga 920 compares to other 2-in-1s as far as performance, battery life, and fan noise are concerned.
Intel Core i7-8550U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 13.9" | 1.4 kg
Upcoming CoreBook detachable is Chuwi's answer to the Surface Pro series (Source: Chuwi)

Upcoming CoreBook 2-in-1 is Chuwi's answer to the Surface Pro series

Details regarding connectivity options, battery life, price, and availability are still under wraps as the device has not yet entered production.

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