AMD Trinity: Better Integrated Gaming Graphics

One of AMD’s new Trinity chips have been thoroughly tested and it looks like a modest improvement for integrated graphics.

/ May 15, 2012
Samsung Series 7 Chronos

Samsung Series 7 Chronos Vs. Gamer

Samsung is mostly making news about its new Series 7 Gamer, which is clearly a powerful machine, but for those looking for a less bulky desktop replacement / gaming laptop, the new Ivy Bridge and Kepler-equipped Series 7 Chronos is...

/ May 11, 2012

Free Ivy Bridge Upgrades for Origin PC, Alienware Buyers

In an unusual show of customer appreciation, gamers who bought a new EON 15-S, EON 17-S or other select Origin system just prior to the Ivy Bridge update are being given free updates to the latest generation Intel processors.

/ May 10, 2012
Asus G55VW

GTX 660M Benchmarks (G55VW Vs G53SX)

We’ve just unpacked a brand new ASUS Republic of Gamers G55VW and run some Futuremark benchmarks on it, comparing it to its predecessor, the G53SX.

/ May 4, 2012
Samsung-Series 7 Gamer

Samsung Series 7 Gamer is Official

The news of an upcoming gaming laptop from Samsung came as something of a surprise, coming from a company that hasn’t focused on gaming products at all in the past (or focused on laptops, for that matter).

/ May 3, 2012
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Clevo W110ER Fills 11-inch Gap Left by M11x

Some were undoubtedly disappointed when the news came that Alienware is discontinuing its ‘gaming netbook’, the M11x. Luckily there is still hope for anyone looking for a really small gaming laptop, thanks to the brand new Clevo W110ER. It basically...

/ April 30, 2012
cryo e40

Clever Laptop Cooler with Movable Fans

A good cooling stand is probably the most important accessory for gaming laptops–even if you don’t dabble in overclocking, a high-end machine gets really hot when you play games on it. There are plenty of laptop coolers on the market...

/ April 27, 2012

Killer Gaming Wi-Fi Modules Updated

The wireless card is something where a lot of manufacturers make cutbacks, which is really unfortunate considering the comparatively small price premium to get a ‘Killer’ card instead of one of the usual dime-a-dozen Intel modules (not counting Intel’s rather...

/ April 25, 2012
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AMD Takes Lid Off HD 7000M Series

Dell released the new Alienware lineup a bit earlier than expected, and so we learned that the M17x came with an option for a still rather mysterious AMD Radeon HD 7970M.

/ April 24, 2012
mobile cpus

Mobile Ivy Bridge CPUs are Official

Intel only releases five mobile processors in the initial batch of new 22nm Ivy Bridge processors. Conveniently enough, though, all of them are quad-core varieties that should drip feed into the latest gaming laptops real soon.

/ April 23, 2012