Laptops

Today Razer is taking the wraps off a new model in their lineup. The Razer Blade 15.6 slots in as a replacement for the 14, and boasts some features we’ve not seen in the rest of their lineup yet. They’ll be offering it in a variety of configurations, with different displays, and either a NVIDIA GTX 1060 Max-Q, or GTX 1070 Max-Q GPU. Razer has done a fantastic job of taking their best-in-class CNC aluminum chassis and evolving it to keep it fresh. With the 15.6, it’s what you’d expect in a Razer Blade: thin and light. It also boasts some very narrow bezels, at just 4.9 mm, but with the top bezel slightly larger to accommodate the webcam in the correct location. Razer has...

Dell XPS M1730: SLI, Penryn, and Overclocking

Dell first launched their updated XPS notebook, the M1730, in late 2007. We have the updated version with 8800M GTX SLI, a Penryn X9000 CPU, overclocking support, and the...

32 by Jarred Walton on 2/28/2008

Exclusive: WidowPC Sting 517D2: GeForce 8800M GTX Benchmarks

NVIDIA officially launched the 8800M GTS and GTX mobile graphics chips back in November, but actually getting a notebook equipped with either GPU has been quite difficult… join us...

11 by Jarred Walton on 1/7/2008

ASUS Eee PC 2G Surf

We look at the 2G Surf's features, usability, and differences from the 4G. Is this the right tool for the job, and if so, what's the job?

15 by Matt Campbell on 1/4/2008

Beware the Button

0 by Jarred Walton on 12/17/2007

ASUS Eee PC: Laptop, UMPC, or Something Else?

The ASUS Eee PC has received quite a bit of attention since its launch. Just what is the target market for this computer, and who else might like to...

37 by Jarred Walton on 11/30/2007

NVIDIA GeForce 8800M: Fast DX10 Mobile GPUs Finally Arrive

Today marks the launch of NVIDIA's GeForce 8800M parts, with up to twice the performance of last generation mobile hardware. Read on to find out why gaming notebooks might...

19 by Jarred Walton on 11/19/2007

Mobile Platform Wars: AMD vs. Intel

We've got a look at a couple of recent notebooks from the AMD and Intel camps. On AMD's side, we've got the latest Turion X2 TL-66 (and the older...

34 by Jarred Walton on 10/5/2007

Toshiba Satellite X205-S9359 Take Two: Displays and Drivers

Our initial look at the Toshiba Satellite X205 skipped over some items, like the LCD and DX10 gaming performance. We're back with the conclusion, which includes a closer...

8 by Jarred Walton on 9/6/2007

Toshiba Satellite X205-S9359: DX10 to go, please!

We've got Toshiba's latest gaming notebook, which includes NVIDIA's fastest current DX10 mobile GPU. But can the newcomer even beat the last generation DX9 GPUs, and does it matter?

13 by Jarred Walton on 8/31/2007

Alienware Area-51 m9750: Power Gaming on the Go

Just how much gaming performance can you pack into a 17" notebook chassis? It seems Alienware was determined to find out.

27 by Jarred Walton on 8/24/2007

PC Club Enpower ENP660: Back to School

It's that time of year when students everywhere are returning to school after summer vacation. PC Club hopes to capitalize on that fact with their latest no-nonsense laptop.

10 by Jarred Walton on 8/14/2007

One Laptop Per Child: Charity, Prosperity, & Capitalism In The Developing World

The One Laptop Per Child organization is about to begin final production of their $100 laptop. Can they bring the information revolution to the developing world?

22 by Ryan Smith on 8/8/2007

Gateway E-155-C: A Lightweight Convertible

Gateway's new convertible tablet PC targets the thin and light sector of the mobile landscape. Is the result a delicious low-carb notebook, or is it merely less filling?

27 by Jarred Walton on 7/4/2007

HP dv6500t: A "Minivan" Notebook

Intel launched their Santa Rosa notebook platform last month, and we're finally starting to get some new notebooks in for review. What does HP have to offer people looking...

27 by Jarred Walton on 6/22/2007

Investigating Intel's Turbo Memory: Does it really work?

We investigate one of the most interesting on paper but disappointing in reality technologies out there: Intel's Turbo Memory. We figured out why it doesn't work and what...

32 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 6/19/2007

Intel Santa Rosa Preview: Centrino V Evolves

We take our first look at Intel's new Centrino Pro platform that brings new features and performance to the table in the ultra competitive notebook sector.

23 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 5/10/2007

Dell XPS M1710 - Overclocked

What happens when you take one of the fastest gaming notebooks currently available and throw in overclocking? We put an updated version of Dell's XPS M1710 through the wringer...

20 by Jarred Walton on 5/8/2007

Notebook Trio: ASUS A8JS and G2P and ABS Mayhem Z5

We've got several new Core 2 Duo notebooks to look at, but beyond the CPU and memory they couldn't be more different. We dissect the designs to find out...

17 by Jarred Walton on 12/29/2006

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