Month: April 2010

Asus G51JX 3D Review: First Laptop with 3D Vision

[pcu id=1] Asus is the manufacturers’ version of an early adopter. Its new 3D laptop is the first real gaming laptop to get a 3D makeover. This is provided by Nvidia’s excellent solution 3DVision, which requires a 120Hz screen to...

/ April 30, 2010

Alienware m11x Review Roundup

The Alienware m11x was one of the big surprises at this year’s CES. Some have called it a gaming “netbook”, but that’s neither accurate or fair. Instead it’s a decidedly unique 11-inch CULV-based laptop with an Nvidia GeForce 335M –...

/ April 17, 2010

Deal of the Week: Asus G71GX-RX05

If having last year’s model doesn’t bother you, you can currently get a fast 17-inch gaming laptop – the Asus Republic of Gamers G71GX – with 6GB of RAM and an Nvidia GTX 260M for a “mere pittance” ($799).

/ April 11, 2010

Mobile Core i3 – Good Enough for Performance Gaming?

Considering that the Core i3 is four-threaded and only lacks the Turbo Boost feature compared to the Core i5 and i7, the i3 is still faster than the vast majority of Core 2 Duo’s. But if you want the best...

/ April 8, 2010

Asus N82J – A 14-Inch Quad-Core Powerhouse

Asus has officially introduced a new 14-inch model called N82J that should appeal to gamers looking for powerful specs in a svelte package. Interesting features include Nvidia Optimus hybrid power, USB3 and a quad-core i7 CPU. Despite the specs, it’s...

/ April 4, 2010

Nvidia Laptop Drivers Get Rebranded

To breathe new life into its mobile video card drivers, Nvidia has elected to bestow them with a new name: “Verde”. Several performance improvements are also promised with the latest release.

/ April 1, 2010