Laptops

It's once again time to take a look at the laptop market, and as with every quarterly update, there are always some changes to discuss. First, Intel released it's quad-core mobile Kaby Lake chips at CES 2017, meaning most larger laptops have made the switch now to the latest and greatest 7th generation Core processors, and NVIDIA also released their GP107 mobile GPUs at CES, meaning we finally have a nice upgrade from the GTX 960M and GTX 965M class devices, with the GTX 1050 and GTX 1050 Ti rounding out the middle of their lineup. Only the lowest end GPUs such as the GT 940M don't yet have a Pascal update. NVIDIA Laptop GPU Specification Comparison GTX 1060 GTX 1050 Ti GTX 1050 GTX 960M GTX 950M CUDA Cores 1280 768 640 640 640 Texture...

The Chuwi LapBook 14.1 Review: Redefining Affordable

In this industry, it is all too easy to focus only on the high end of the PC market. Manufacturers want to show off their best side, and often...

74 by Brett Howse on 3/10/2017

The 2016 Razer Blade Pro Review

When I first heard about Razer, they were a company that strictly made gaming peripherals. I mostly associate them with their DeathAdder mouse, with the version from 2010 still...

52 by Brandon Chester on 3/6/2017

Razer Blade Gets Core i7-7700HQ, Adds 4K Touchscreen, 1 TB SSD Options

Razer this week introduced an upgraded version of its latest Blade laptop that is now powered by Intel’s quad-core Kaby Lake processor along with DDR4-2400 memory and has 4K...

47 by Anton Shilov on 2/14/2017

ASUS PRO B9440: Durable Ultra-Thin Business Laptop with 10-Hour Battery for $999

ASUS introduced its new ultra-thin business laptop that weds ultra-thin form-factor, long battery life, spill-resistant keyboard, good performance and a moderate price. The ASUS PRO B9440 is powered by...

30 by Anton Shilov on 1/10/2017

Razer Reveals Their Triple Monitor Gaming Laptop Concept: Project Valerie

What do you do after you’ve launched one of the thinnest and lightest gaming laptops featuring the new NVIDIA GTX 1080 GPU? Razer found itself in this situation after...

32 by Brett Howse on 1/5/2017

Samsung Announces Updated Notebook 9, Odyssey, and Chromebook Plus/Pro

Today at Samsung’s CES 2017 press conference there were a number of announcements for their mobile PCs. At a high level, this includes the Notebook 9 refresh, a new...

18 by Joshua Ho on 1/4/2017

Samsung CES 2017 Event Live Blog

We're here at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center covering Samsung's announcements for CES 2017.

27 by Joshua Ho & Billy Tallis on 1/4/2017

CES 2017: Gigabyte "Aorus" Press Event Live Blog

I'm here at Gigabyte's CES 2017 Aorus press event, where the company is showing off their latest gaming wares.

4 by Ryan Smith on 1/4/2017

NVIDIA Launches GeForce GTX 1050 TI & GTX 1050 For Laptops

With CES kicking off this week, we have a spate of laptop-related announcements. As Intel is launching their Kaby Lake quad core (4+2) SKUs for laptops, so too are...

20 by Ryan Smith on 1/4/2017

Dell Releases The XPS 13 2-in-1 Convertible Ultrabook: Infinity Utility

Today Dell launched a new product in its XPS lineup, building on the success of the XPS 13 Ultrabook. The new XPS 13 2-in-1 laptop offers much of the...

31 by Brett Howse on 1/3/2017

Acer Announces The Rugged Chromebook 11 N7: Designed For Education

Although Chrome OS hasn’t taken off in an appreciable way for the average consumer, it has certainly taken a foot hold in education, especially in the US. Today Acer...

0 by Brett Howse on 1/3/2017

Acer Announces The Acer Predator 21 X: 21-Inch Curved Screen Gaming Notebook

Today Acer is announcing a beast of a gaming notebook in the Predator 21 X. This is the world’s first curved screen notebook, and it should be enough to...

16 by Brett Howse on 1/3/2017

Acer Announces Aspire VX 15 And V Nitro Gaming Notebooks, And Predator 17 X Updates

In addition to the new Acer Predator 21 X, Acer has also announced updates for their gaming notebooks that will be in the budget of more of the earth...

0 by Brett Howse on 1/3/2017

Lenovo Launches Legion Branded Gaming Laptops

While the PC market has been contracting somewhat in recent years, there is still one line where buyers need more and more performance, and that is gaming. Even looking...

4 by Brett Howse on 1/3/2017

Lenovo Updates The X1 Lineup: Thin Bezel X1 Carbon, X1 Yoga And X1 Tablet Updates

Just last week, Lenovo announced a substantial overhaul of most of it’s ThinkPad lineup. One of the main new features were a new silver color, along with USB-C and...

10 by Brett Howse on 1/3/2017

Lenovo Updates The ThinkPad Lineup: New Models, Welcome Changes

Today Lenovo is announcing a refresh of most of its ThinkPad lineup, and although the model numbers have only changed a bit, there are some very welcome changes to...

47 by Brett Howse on 12/28/2016

Dell Readies New XPS 15: 4K, Quad-Core Kaby Lake, GeForce GTX 1050

Dell has accidentally published near-final specifications of its upcoming XPS 15 notebook due to be released early next year. The Dell XPS 15 computers are designed for performance-demanding users...

102 by Anton Shilov on 12/23/2016

Best Gaming Laptops: Holiday 2016

It’s been about a year since our last look at gaming laptops, and the one major change over last year is the launch of the 16 nm FinFET GPUs...

44 by Brett Howse on 12/19/2016

The ASUS ROG Strix GL502VS Review: Mainstream GTX 1070 with G-SYNC

ASUS offers a wide assortment of gaming laptops under “Republic of Gamers”, or 'ROG', with models such as the G752 lineup, the liquid cooled models in the GX800 series...

52 by Brett Howse on 12/9/2016

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