Category: Reviews

These are our own laptop reviews, and in some cases reviews submitted by our expert readers. Are you one of the latter? Let us know, write a review according to our guidelines and we will pay you for your hard (but fun) work! We don’t review as many laptops as we’d like, so don’t hesitate to let us know (check the ‘About’ page) if you want to contribute.

Best Gaming Laptops – January 2013

Top 10 Gaming Laptops – January 2013 This list is based on actual or estimated gaming performance, factoring in the hardware specification (particularly the graphics card) relative to the laptop’s size. January Update: Not many changes from last month; current...

/ January 1, 2013

MSI GT683DXR-423US Review

[pcu id=44] Guest Review by: Lin Xi Zhang Ever wanted a top of the line product without paying a top of the line price? That was what I had in mind when I set out to find a new gaming...

/ March 5, 2012

Origin EON 15-S Review (Clevo P150HM, GTX 580M)

At long last we’ve been able to get our hands on what is currently the fastest 15.6-inch gaming laptop in the known universe. This all depends on how it’s configured of course–there are basically no pre-built configurations, only custom versions,...

/ December 7, 2011

ASUS G53SX Review

The ASUS Republic of Gamers G53SX is the sequel to the G53SW and very little (if anything) has changed compared to the previous model except for the GPU, which has been upgraded from an Nvidia GTX 460M to its replacement...

/ October 10, 2011
Alienware M14x Review

Alienware M14x Review + HDD Vs SSD Test

An alienesque package containing a “stealth black” Alienware M14x has just arrived. The white lab coats are on and to be a little original we are going to test it with both the included hard drive–in this case a 500GB...

/ June 1, 2011
CQ62 - CPU-Z

Gaming on the Mobility Radeon HD 4250

It’s always interesting to see what kind of performance you can squeeze out of low-end hardware. Integrated graphics are generally considered useless for gaming, and this is obviously true if you compare them with high-end gaming machines like the new...

/ April 20, 2011

Pimp My Budget Laptop (Acer 4820TG Overclocking + SSD)

We’ve just had a chance to play with a TimelineX AS4820TG from Acer, which is an interesting creature; a discreet 14-inch budget-friendly laptop that wouldn’t raise any eyebrows at the office. However, under the hood it hides a bit of...

/ February 19, 2011

Asus G73JH-A2 Review – Amazing Performance for Less

The 17-inch Asus G73JH Republic of Gamers is currently one of the fastest gaming laptops on the planet, with a quad-core Intel Core i7 processor, 8GB of DDR3 and ATI’s top mobile GPU – the Mobility Radeon HD 5870. With...

/ September 3, 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