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...

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

MSI Megabook S271: a Look at AMD's Turion X2

AMD's Turion processors have been available for a while now, and we take a look at how the X2 version compares to the competition.

32 by Jarred Walton on 10/16/2006

ASUS AiGuru S1: Skype goes WiFi

Our first look at ASUS's entry into the growing market for wireless VoIP phones designed for Skype.

15 by Gary Key on 7/11/2006

Dell DTR Laptop Shootout - M1710 vs. E1705

Dell has sent us a few of their top laptops, the XPS M1710 and Inspiron E1705. How do the two stack up, and what about getting one without...

34 by Jarred Walton on 5/30/2006

Dell XPS M1710 - GeForce Go 7900 GTX 512 Mobile Gaming, Part 1

NVIDIA has just released their latest mobile processor, the GeForce Go 7900 series, and Dell sent us their new XPS M1710 with the GTX 512MB part.

70 by Jarred Walton on 4/18/2006

Intel Core Duo USB Issue: A Mischaracterized Bug

Will plugging a USB 2.0 device into your notebook kill your battery life? Is Intel's new Core Duo processor the victim of a terrible bug or is this...

62 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 2/13/2006

Intel's Core Duo Launch - Notebook Performance Revealed

We've already compared Intel's Core Duo to the cream of the crop on the desktop, but now it's time to see how it stacks up in a mobile environment...

30 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 1/5/2006

$600 Notebook Roundup - Crowning the Affordability King

Looking for a cheap notebook this holiday season? Look no further than this roundup. We took 5 of the most affordable notebooks and put them through their...

51 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 11/29/2005

Dell Inspiron 700M - Taking the Widescreen Display to Ultraportables

The HP Pavilion DV1000 made a big impression on us. Let's see where Dell is taking the widescreen with their new ultraportable notebook, 700M. Based on over a month...

11 by Andrew Ku on 12/11/2004

HP Pavilion DV1000 Entertainment Notebook PC - Multimedia Notebook A Breed Apart

This has to be one of the year's slickest multimedia notebooks that we have had pass through the AT labs. Read on to find out why this notebook is...

11 by Jason Clark on 10/2/2004

Mid-sized Dothan Notebook Roundup: Dell, Gateway, and HP/Compaq

We have already seen what Dothan is about; now, onto our Dothan roundup. Read about three notebooks that you should consider, if you are shopping around for a traditional notebook.

22 by Andrew Ku on 9/30/2004

Acer Aspire 2020 - Centrino desktop replacement

Unique to the DTR arena, Acer makes a stand with a desktop replacement based on Intel's Centrino platform.

9 by Andrew Ku on 8/29/2004

Voodoo Envy M:860 - AMD 64-bit at Widescreen

We took a look at Voodoo's Envy M:860, a desktop replacement notebook ready for 64-bit at widescreen resolutions. Read on to find out how it fared in our hands.

17 by Andrew Ku on 8/13/2004

Dell Inspiron XPS Preview - Power to Play and a bit more

Presenting the Dell Inspiron XPS, marking Dell's entrance into the enthusiast notebook market...

14 by Andrew Ku on 2/13/2004

ATI's Mobility Radeon 9700 - What's in a name?

ATI introduces its newest mobile GPU today, and bestows the name of Mobility Radeon 9700 on the M11 chip. No, it doesn't have a R300 core, but that is...

14 by Andrew Ku on 2/3/2004

Mobile GPU Q1/2004 Update - ATI M10, M11, and NVIDIA's NV36M

So, we finally get around to sorting out the naming system for ATI's Mobility Radeon 9600, and we have some details on the upcoming NVIDIA and ATI mobile GPUs...

5 by Andrew Ku on 1/28/2004

Voodoo Envy M:855 Part 2 - Take Two

We are back with the second installment of the Voodoo Envy M:855, a powerhouse desktop replacement notebook of the likes we have not seen before.

10 by Andrew Ku on 11/14/2003

Voodoo Envy M:855 Part 1 - Athlon 64 DTR and Mobility Radeon 9600 Pro

The first notebook with Athlon 64 hits the market, and we have an exclusive first hand look at Athlon 64 DTR and the coupling of the current top mobile...

24 by Andrew Ku on 11/4/2003

Dell Latitude X300: A Traveler's Companion

Centrino technology continues to breathe a breath of fresh air into the market with a marriage of performance and portability. Dell brings the Latitude X300 to the table, one...

6 by Andrew Ku on 10/30/2003

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