Core 8th Gen

MSI has announced updates to its mobile workstation lineup infusing them with Coffee Lake CPUs and Quadro based graphics cards as well as introducing a new pint-sized (Liter size, 2.5L to be exact) desktop named the Vortex W25. The Vortex W25 is based off the Vortex PC G25 desktop using the same chassis but with different lighting schemes externally and different hardware internally to set it apart from its gaming DNA. Vortex W25 The Vortex W25 will use one of the latest Intel 8th Generation Core processors in the i7-8700. This 6C/12T processor will run up to 4.6 GHz maximum turbo frequency on a base of 3.2 GHz. Xeon CPUs are not offered and with that ECC memory support is non-existent. The unit is kept cool...

MSI Upgrades Budget Laptops with Intel’s CFL-H: Six-Core Notebooks Start at $1,099

Traditionally, PC makers tend to upgrade their premium product series with the latest CPUs or GPUs first and only then expand usage of new chips to more affordable product...

9 by Anton Shilov on 4/14/2018

MSI GT63/GT83 Titans Upgraded with Six-Core CPUs, Samsung’s PCIe SSDs

Among the many laptops getting a refresh this month alongside Intel's new 8th gen Core processors are the 15.6-inch GT63 and the 18.4-inch GT83 desktop replacement laptops, both of...

11 by Anton Shilov on 4/13/2018

Intel Core-B Processors: 8th Gen BGA with 65W TDP

During the mêlée of last week and Intel announcing the next wave of 8th Gen Core processors, there were a few products that Intel did not include in the...

33 by Ian Cutress on 4/12/2018

Mainstream Gaming: HP Updates Pavilion Gaming Desktop/Laptop Lineups

On the heels of Intel releasing their 8th Generation Core processors in late 2017, OEMs hustled to get their next generation of desktops and laptops ready to accept that...

4 by Joe Shields on 4/11/2018

MSI Announces GS65 Stealth: Thin & Lighter 15-Inch Gaming Laptop

When most think of gaming laptops large bulky devices with aggressive styling and likely some RGB LED flare setting themselves apart from the pool of monotonous portables. However, for...

17 by Joe Shields on 4/10/2018

MSI's GT75 Titan DTR Laptop Gets Coffee Lake Treatment: Core i9 + GeForce GTX 1080

MSI has updated their GT series of gaming laptops (GT63, GT75, and GT83) all receiving an upgrade to the 8th generation Intel CPUs. The GT75 will now support up...

7 by Joe Shields on 4/10/2018

ASUS ROG Spring System Updates: Gaming Big and Small

With this week's major launch of the rest of the 8th Generation Core lineup, virtually every last major OEM is issuing significant updates to large parts of their product...

16 by Anton Shilov & Joe Shields on 4/6/2018

Origin PC Evo15-S Gaming Laptop: Core i7, GTX 1070 Max-Q, 1080p144

Today Origin PC released its new Evo15-S gaming laptop. The new device uses NVIDIA’s Max-Q based video cards to give a notably thinner and lighter device than the average...

13 by Joe Shields on 4/3/2018

Dell's Spring Range: New 8th Gen Alienware, Laptops, and Monitors

Inspiron All-in-Ones On the desktop side of matters, Dell has announced updates to the entire range of its popular Inspiron All-in-One desktop line, starting from its cost effective 22 &...

33 by Ian Cutress, Anton Shilov & Joe Shields on 4/3/2018

Intel Expands 8th Gen Core: Core i9 on Mobile, Iris Plus, Desktop, Chipsets, and vPro

The march from Intel for everything to be under the ‘8th Gen Intel Core’ branding is now at its climax: today is the official launch of several new 8th...

124 by Ian Cutress on 4/3/2018

Panasonic Unveils Let’s Note SV7: 12.1-Inch, Quad-Core CPU, TB3, ODD, 21 Hrs, 2.4 Lbs

Panasonic has upgraded its 12.1-inch series laptops with Intel’s quad-core 8th Generation Core i5/i7 CPUs. The new Panasonic Let’s Note CF-SV7-series notebooks are the only ultra-compact PCs to feature...

25 by Anton Shilov on 2/13/2018

VAIO S Laptops Updated With 8th Gen Core CPUs & TruePerformance to Prolong Turbo Time

VAIO has updated its popular 13-inch VAIO S laptops sold in the U.S. with Intel’s latest 8th Generation Core i5/i7 processors featuring four cores. Besides new CPUs, the systems...

10 by Anton Shilov on 2/12/2018

MSI at CES 2018: New Desktop PC’s - Updated Trident 3 Arctic, Infinite X, and Aegis Ti3

MSI’s has released information about three new updated lines from their Gaming Desktop segment. The Trident 3 Arctic, revealed in March 2017, The Infinite X, and the Aegis Ti3...

7 by Joe Shields on 1/11/2018

Dell at CES 2018: Latitude 5000 and 7000 Series 2-in-1's Receive 8th Gen Intel

LAS VEGAS, NV — Dell’s Commercial Latitude Systems were not forgotten in all of their other CES 2018 announcements with the latest 5000 and 7000 series notebooks and 2-in-1...

10 by Joe Shields on 1/9/2018

Dell at CES 2018: Inspiron Gaming Desktop Receives Intel 8th Generation Processors, Alienware Command Center Update, eSports Training Center

LAS VEGAS, NV — The Inspiron 5680 comes on the heels of the 5675 that was released a few months ago using the AMD Ryzen processors, up to the...

3 by Joe Shields on 1/9/2018

Dell at CES 2018: Updates XPS 15 2-in-1 - Intel Kaby Lake-G CPU with Radeon RX Vega M Graphics

LAS VEGAS, NV — Dell’s XPS 15 2-in-1 model 9575 will use the 8th Generation Intel Core processor along with Radeon RX Vega M graphics using the Kaby Lake-...

22 by Joe Shields on 1/9/2018

Lenovo Re-Engineers ThinkPad X1 Tablet: 13-inch LCD, Quad-Core i7, TB3, 9.5 Hrs

LAS VEGAS, NV — Lenovo has announced its third iteration of the ThinkPad X1 Tablet. The new system is a complete departure from the two prior generations of the...

23 by Anton Shilov on 1/8/2018

Lenovo Unveils New ThinkPad X1 Carbon, X1 Yoga Laptops: 8th Gen Core, Dolby Vision HDR

LAS VEGAS, NV — Lenovo today announced its 2018 models of the ThinkPad X1 Carbon and the ThinkPad X1 Yoga notebooks. The new premium laptops from Lenovo received three...

5 by Anton Shilov on 1/8/2018

Samsung Notebook 7 Spin 13.3-inch Convertible Gets Quad-Core i5 & SSD, Loses Weight

LAS VEGAS, NV — Samsung has announced its new-generation Notebook 7 Spin 13.3” convertible that will shortly be available in the U.S. The new model is more powerful and...

8 by Anton Shilov on 1/8/2018

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