Month: October 2009

Lenovo Y550 Gets Core i7 Option and Better GPU

According to the latest press release, Lenovo is about to offer its first consumer laptop based on the new Core i7 platform and Windows 7. It also gets updated with a decent GT240M graphics card from Nvidia.

/ October 30, 2009

DX 11 Benchmark Surfaces – Free to Download

It looks like the first benchmark for DirectX 11 has arrived. Unigine Corp. has released demo/benchmark tool called Heaven that runs in all Direct X 9, 10 and 11 modes. Unfortunately, to be able to see the new and improved...

/ October 27, 2009

All Core i7 Gaming Laptops So Far

Intel apparently delayed the launch of its Core i7 for laptops to oblige manufacturers who weren’t doing well in the current economy. However, now several new and exciting notebooks based on the new platform are starting to trickle out, and...

/ October 19, 2009

HP Envy 15 with Core i7 and HD4830 Looks Promising

HP is pretty shameless with its new Envy series – both the 13-inch Envy 13 and the 15.6-inch Envy 15 look surprisingly similar to a certain Apple laptop. On the other hand that’s the equivalent of really attractive. And it’s...

/ October 8, 2009

New m15x from Alienware with Core i7 CPUs

The Alienware m15x is back, and this time it’s packing the latest Core i7 mobile processor from Intel. Dell releasing the new Alienware coincides exactly with the launch of Intel’s new mobile CPU lineup, making the m15x one of the...

/ October 6, 2009

Alienware m17x Review Roundup – The Ultimate Gaming Laptop?

With a Quad-Core Intel Core 2 Duo, dual Nvidia GTX 280M/ATI Mobility Radeon 4870 GPUs running side by side in SLI configuration, dual hard drives (or SSDs) in RAID0, and up to 8 gigs of 1366MHz DDR3 RAM modules, the...

/ October 5, 2009

How to Find a Great Gaming Laptop: The Basics

Locating a gaming laptop that suits your needs and wallet is a lot easier now than it was a few years ago. Mobile technology is rapidly becoming smaller and more efficient at the same time, and the best part is...

/ October 4, 2009