Nvidia GeForce 965M Introduced in New MSI Laptops
Jan21

Nvidia GeForce 965M Introduced in New MSI Laptops

At CES 2015, MSI updated their range of gaming laptops in the GE series, but the most interesting part of the launch was the use of Nvidia’s new upper-midrange GeForce GTX 965M, which is based on the energy-efficient Maxwell architecture and has a lot in common with the desktop GTX 960.  The Taiwanese manufacturer MSI launched two newcomers with Nvidia’s brand new graphics chip GeForce GTX 965M, which by all accounts is a...

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Acer to Launch Updated Aspire V17 Nitro at CES 2015
Jan05

Acer to Launch Updated Aspire V17 Nitro at CES 2015

Acer arrives at CES 2015 with the 17-inch Aspire V17 Nitro in tow. Like its 15-inch sibling, it’s a low-key, elegant device with a Haswell processor and the Maxwell-based Nvidia GTX 860M. It also comes with the Kinect-inspired feature RealSense. The V17 Nitro has a built-in stereo (3D) camera and technology from Intel that brings (hopefully) intuitive and useful gesture controls to your laptop. Previous attempts to integrate such...

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Alienware 13 Launched with External GPU Cabinet
Nov07

Alienware 13 Launched with External GPU Cabinet

The Alienware M11x was Dell’s first attempt at an ultraportable (sort of) gaming laptop, which was rather successful. Earlier this year, Dell announced a modern follow-up in the form of a new 13-inch Alienware 13, which positions itself between the manufacturer’s now-defunct 11,6-inch and 14-inch models. Portable gaming is more popular than ever and many of the world’s largest notebook manufacturers are launching...

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Will Nvidia’s GRID Replace Your Gaming PC?
Jan11

Will Nvidia’s GRID Replace Your Gaming PC?

Nvidia’s press conference at CES wasn’t just about the company’s upcoming (and very cool) portable gaming console Project Shield. The company also talked about GRID, which is a new streaming service that lets you play PC games just about everywhere, including on a tablet, Smart TV, or even smartphone. Project Shield is one of the most talked-about new contraptions coming out of CES this year – a portable...

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MSI GT70 Dragon Edition Available Now
Dec30

MSI GT70 Dragon Edition Available Now

MSI released the latest incarnations of its 15.6″ and 17″ gaming laptops – also known as the GT60 and GT70 – in conjunction with Intel’s Ivy Bridge launch earlier this year. Now the manufacturer has updated the GT70 with an interesting dragon pattern, but also and more importantly with a brand new graphics card. The standard version of the GT70 is MSI’s flagship and a high-end laptop in its own...

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‘Solar System’ Radeon HD 8000M Due Early Next Year
Dec17

‘Solar System’ Radeon HD 8000M Due Early Next Year

According to Chinese website EXPreview, AMD is planning to launch a new batch of graphics cards for laptops and other compact systems under the none-too surprising Radeon HD 8000M brand name. There’s not that many news other than the fact that the new series is (allegedly) to be released during CES 2013. One of the details that we couldn’t have guessed is that AMD is apparently using the solar system for codenames, as...

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