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Alienware M14x R2 Coupon

UPDATED January 2013: For a limited time, get an Alienware M14x R2 with a GeForce GT 650M for $50 below the list price!
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Alienware M18x

Alienware M18x R2 Coupon

New coupon for January 2013! The M18x is a no-compromise gaming monster. With optional CrossFireX and SLI configurations, factory overclocked Intel Core i7 Extreme Edition processors and a large 18-inch Full HD 1080p display, this laptop offers desktop gaming performance in a portable format. 
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Best Gaming Laptops – January 2013

January 1, 2013 by David 267 Comments divider image

Top 10 Gaming Laptops – January 2013 This list is based on actual or estimated gaming performance, factoring in the hardware specification (particularly the graphics card) relative to the laptop’s size. January Update: Not many changes from last month; current gaming laptops are all based on Intel’s Ivy Bridge platform (Core iX-3XXX series) which is […]

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Nvidia GeForce 965M...

At CES 2015, MSI updated their range of gaming laptops in the GE series, but...

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Acer to Launch Updated Aspire...

Acer arrives at CES 2015 with the 17-inch Aspire V17 Nitro in tow. Like its...

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Alienware 13 Launched with...

The Alienware M11x was Dell’s first attempt at an ultraportable (sort of)...

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Lenovo y500 coupon code

If you really want to have a laptop capable of gaming without shelling $1000,...

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Alienware M14x R2 Coupon

UPDATED January 2013: For a limited time, get an Alienware M14x R2 with a...

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Alienware M18x

Alienware M18x R2 Coupon

New coupon for January 2013! The M18x is a no-compromise gaming monster. With...

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MSI GT683DXR-423US Review

March 5, 2012 by Lin 11 Comments divider image

Guest Review by: Lin Xi Zhang Ever wanted a top of the line product without paying a top of the line price? That was what I had in mind when I set out to find a new gaming laptop.

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Origin EON 15-S Review (Clevo P150HM, GTX 580M)

December 7, 2011 by David 23 Comments divider image

At long last we’ve been able to get our hands on what is currently the fastest 15.6-inch gaming laptop in the known universe. This all depends on how it’s configured of course–there are basically no pre-built configurations, only custom versions, but the fact that it can be equipped with either of the two fastest mobile […]

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What PC Game Is Best For...

The idea of getting a gaming laptop is indeed very exciting—and so much more when you actually get to own one. In fact, you get too excited about...

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Best Hard Core PC Games...

Although there are already so many different PC games that are out in the market these days, it is still inevitable for a few of them to really...

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Get to Know Unmatched...

In order to play excitingly challenging PC games a lot of PC gamers think that they should also be getting high end gaming laptops that are being...

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Find the Right Gaming Notebook
Whether you are looking for the best portable gaming machine in a certain form factor or within a certain price range, the aim of this site is to provide you with precisely that information. There are several manufacturers laying claim to the title 'world's fastest/best/only gaming laptop'. While, technically, several of them can be correct (by using identical components), there are clearly more factors at play when selecting the notebook that is best suited for your actual needs. Rest assured that you are looking at a site that focuses on accuracy and builds on a genuine passion for gaming and mobile technology.

The Hardware is Everything

As you probably know, there are several gaming brands such as Alienware, Asus Republic of Gamers, MSI's G-series and others that build and/or design high-end gaming gear. While it is usually a safe bet that these normally high-end machines will play any recent game without breaking a sweat, what really defines a gaming machine is its graphics capabilities.

A dedicated graphics card (GPU) is an absolute must if you require gaming capability. It is even more important than the processor, since most new high-end CPUs from Intel (and partly AMD) are sufficiently fast to not be a bottleneck for 3D graphics. A fast processor will of course improve the overall performance of your machine, but the GPU is what ultimately determines the frame rates in your games.

In other words, any system with a powerful graphics solution qualifies--with or without the branding. Anything labeled "integrated graphics" should not be considered at this time. Gamers need a dedicated graphics processor from one of the two main manufacturers NVIDIA (GeForce) or AMD (Radeon). Deciding among the vast variety of different GPUs is more difficult, but we have done our homework and will never recommend a sub-par graphics card.

Need Help? Just Ask!
If you have any questions about a specific machine or mobile GPU, or a general question about gaming laptops, don't hesitate to ask. We unfortunately don't have the resources to go into lengthy email conversations on an individual basis, the comment section is always open and you will receive a reply as soon as possible. Any comments or suggestions on site/article improvements or corrections are also welcome.

We are always on the lookout for fresh content and will accept any relevant submissions for evaluation. If you have a recent device, we want your opinion on it--submit a legit review, get it published, and get paid for your efforts. Contact details can be found on the 'About' page.

Buying Advice
A laptop--especially a high-end model--is a big investment, and locating one that meets your gaming needs requires some research. Upgradeability is very limited, so it's essential to make the right decision from the beginning. Once you have a purchased a laptop with a mediocre graphics card, no amount of tweaking will make it capable of playing the latest games. Whether you are currently looking for a new rig or are already a proud owner, check back with us often for the latest updates, reviews, and guides as well as the latest deals and coupons.

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