Laptops

Acer has announced its new 15.6-inch gaming laptop that brings together performance and style. The Predator Helios 300 Special Edition uses Intel’s latest six-core processors as well as NVIDIA’s discrete graphics, yet one of the main selling points of the notebook besides performance is its white chassis with gold trim. If you want some laptop bling, Acer has you covered. The Predator Helios 300 Special Edition (PH315-51) is based on Intel’s 8th Generation Core i7 processor as well as NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 1060 GPU. The chips are cooled down using Acer’s proprietary AeroBlade 3D cooling system featuring heat pipes and metallic fans that dissipates heat better than traditional coolers, according to Acer. The manufacturer stresses that the graphics processor can be overclocked, so a highly-efficient...

This Just In: HP ProBook 5310m

It's been some time since we last had an HP laptop in our labs for review. Recently, we received the new ProBook 5310m business laptop, and there's certainly a...

5 by Jarred Walton on 4/13/2010

Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3s Unveiled

Lenovo announced their latest update to their IdeaPad S10 netbook line. It has a slightly slimmer profile, it supports the Atom N470 processor, but the bigger news is the...

14 by Balraj Sandhu on 4/12/2010

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 13: Not your Father's ThinkPad

Lenovo looks to shake things up in the ThinkPad world with the introduction of the Edge. Available with AMD or Intel CULV processors, the Edge also makes some significant...

34 by Vivek Gowri on 4/7/2010

Acer Aspire AS5740G-6979: Budget Priced but Great Gaming

In recent years, Acer has been doing an admirable job of condensing respectable hardware into affordable machines. Each successive generation, Acer has usually had one or two solid notebooks...

30 by Dustin Sklavos on 4/2/2010

Alienware M11x: World’s Smallest Gaming Laptop

When you think of a gaming notebook what usually comes to mind is a 17" behemoth with a ridiculous paint job and the weight of a small child. ...

47 by Jarred Walton on 3/30/2010

Intel AppUp Center and Atom Developer Program

Apple's iTunes-based App Store represented a major shift in the distribution model for mobile applications, creating a single storefront where various developers could showcase their apps for the iPhone/iPod...

4 by Vivek Gowri on 3/26/2010

Lenovo ThinkPad T410: Built for Business

The Lenovo ThinkPad line is the quintessential business laptop seen in corporations throughout the world. If you're looking for a high quality laptop that won't break after a few...

58 by Jarred Walton on 3/26/2010

Asus Eee PC 1001P: Our Favorite Netbook

ASUS has an updated Pine Trail netbook that cuts the price to $330 and includes one of the nicest looking LCDs we've seen in a netbook. If you're after...

66 by Vivek Gowri on 3/16/2010

ASUS N61Jv-X2: Optimus GT325M Meets Arrandale

Mobile users that actually use their laptop unplugged for any extended amount of time should absolutely love NVIDIA's Optimus technology. The ASUS N61J pairs a higher spec GT325M GPU...

44 by Jarred Walton on 3/13/2010

Dell M6500: A Precision Strike on Bling

The Dell Precision M6500 is what we expect from a mobile workstation: high on quality and low on fluff. It’s also very expensive, but the cost of the hardware...

42 by Jarred Walton on 3/9/2010

Dell Inspiron 1564: Mobile i3/i5 for the Masses

Dell's 15-inch Inspiron line has evolved over the years; gone are the bulky grey-and-white monstrosities, replaced by sleeker, more colorful designs. The latest Inspiron 1564 also sports an i3/i5...

36 by Dustin Sklavos on 3/3/2010

NVIDIA's Next Generation ION Announced, Optimus + a 16-core Version

Next generation products are always better... just look at Star Trek! At least, that's the theory behind the new NVIDIA ION platform, and it looks like the best thing...

35 by Jarred Walton on 3/2/2010

AnandTech Giveaway: Win a Lenovo ThinkPad X100e Powered by AMD!

The deadline for sweepstakes entries has now passed, we are no longer accepting new entries. We'll be announcing the lucky winner soon! Later this month we will have our delayed...

2678 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/1/2010

NVIDIA Optimus - Truly Seamless Switchable Graphics and ASUS UL50Vf

NVIDIA's new Optimus technology is set to change the way we interact with our laptops. The information has been under tight wraps for the past couple of months, but...

49 by Jarred Walton on 2/9/2010

Intel Core 2 CULV Roundup: Who Needs Atom?

If you could get twice the performance for only a 50% increase, would you be willing to fork over the extra money? Compared to Atom, Intel's current CULV products...

63 by Jarred Walton on 2/4/2010

AMD Announces ATI Mobility Radeon 5000 Series

Today AMD announces their latest and greatest mobile GPUs, the ATI Mobility Radeon Premium graphics, otherwise known as the 5000 series. The 40nm process, improved power features, and other...

33 by Jarred Walton on 1/7/2010

Intel Arrandale: 32nm for Notebooks, Core i5 540M Reviewed

Paired with the launch of Clarkdale is Arrandale, a 32nm Westmere-based notebook part. We find out how the new CPU does in the mobile world.

39 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 1/4/2010

ASUS Eee PC 1201N: Dual-Core Atom + ION FTW?

What happens when you take a dual-core desktop Atom, add in NVIDIA's ION, and you stuff it into a 12" chassis? You get the ASUS 1201N, an interesting piece...

31 by Jarred Walton on 12/24/2009

ASUS Eee PC 1005PE: Pineview Arrives

Pine Trail and Pineview are being unveiled today. We have separate coverage of the desktop parts, but how does Pineview fair in the mobile world? Find out as we...

24 by Jarred Walton on 12/21/2009

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