Adaptive Sync (Freesync) Support in Next Intel Ice Lake IGP

Intel has made some significant improvements to its line of integrated graphics chips (IGPs) through the years. However, for the last few generations we have only seen very modest improvements. This could change in 2019, when Intel launches the Ice...

/ December 16, 2018
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Next-Gen Ryzen 7 3700U Laptop CPU Benchmarks Listed

AMD-based gaming laptops are still few and far between. This is unfortunate for several reasons, not least because AMD’s latest chips are a lot more competitive (compared to Intel) than previous generations. Also, Intel really needs more competition in this...

/ November 23, 2018

Overpowered – Walmart’s own Brand of Gaming Laptops

Walmart is not the first brand that comes to mind when thinking of high-end laptops, but that may be about change. The retail giant is now entering the market with its own line of ‘Overpowered’ gaming laptops, based on Tongfang...

/ November 6, 2018

Razer Expands Blade 15 Line-up with Affordable Model

Razer’s Blade laptop line-up has been a lot of things, but ‘inexpensive’ has never been one of them. It has been – and still is – a premium brand for those willing to pay a bit more for the exclusive...

/ October 14, 2018

Alienware’s New m15 has Lost Weight

Dell’s Alienware laptops are typically well-built performance monsters, with the downside that they’re very thick and heavy relative to their size category. The current 13-inch Alienware, for example, weighs in at 5.8 lbs/2.6 kg, which is quite heavy even for...

/ October 5, 2018

Samsung Odyssey Z Available Now

Samsung hasn’t been a name in gaming laptops until last year (2017), when the company launched a duo in its brand new Odyssey product range. Now, the Korean manufacturer adds another model to the series, with a distinct new look.

/ October 2, 2018
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Mobile GeForce GTX 1160 to Arrive in Q4 2018

Nvidia’s CEO recently stated that we should not expect the company’s next-gen GPUs in a “long time”. Now we have an estimate on how long we have to wait before the GTX 11-series shows up in gaming laptops.

/ July 5, 2018

Ryzen 7 2800H Benchmarks Spotted in 3DMark, AOTS

The currently-available Ryzen Mobile U-series run at an economical 15-Watt TDP, meaning that the chips are more suited for thin-and-light laptops than high-end gaming machines or workstations. However, less frugal and more gaming-friendly variants are underway, including the Ryzen 7...

/ June 24, 2018

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...

/ January 21, 2015

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.

/ January 5, 2015