NVIDIA's Desktop GeForce GTX 980 is coming to notebooks!

NVIDIA's Desktop GeForce GTX 980 is coming to notebooks!

FEATURE  /  22 Sep 2015

We attended NVIDIA's Play the Future event expecting a new mobile GPU, but what we got instead was a desktop GPU that's now also a 'mobile' GPU. More details inside!

The 8 coolest and most important new gadgets from IFA 2015

The 8 coolest and most important new gadgets from IFA 2015

FEATURE  /  14 Sep 2015

IFA is Europe's biggest and most important tech show, and here are the 8 coolest and most important new devices that were unveiled this year.

Aftershock S-15 (2015) review

Preview: Aftershock S-15 with new Intel Skylake processor

REVIEW  /  14 Sep 2015

Aftershock is one of the first notebook manufacturers in the world to release a machine powered by Intel's new sixth generation Skylake processor. What's new about Skylake? And is it worth the wait and upgrade? Join us as we check out the engineering sample that was sent to us.

IFA 2015: Highlights from Europe's biggest tech show

IFA 2015: Highlights from Europe's biggest tech show

FEATURE  /  07 Sep 2015

The biggest companies in tech have descended on Berlin this weekend to showcase their latest products, gadgets and innovations at IFA 2015. Here's just some of the things that caught our eye.

All the new Skylake machines you can buy at Comex 2015

All the new Skylake machines you can buy at Comex 2015

FEATURE  /  05 Sep 2015

Even though Skylake was only officially launched just days ago, several brands have wasted no time in getting Skylake-powered devices out in the market. Here are the ones we saw at Comex 2015 and yes, you can buy one home now!

Aftershock's new Skylake lineup unveiled!

Aftershock's new Skylake lineup unveiled!

FEATURE  /  02 Sep 2015

While other hardware manufacturers are still gearing up to announce their new Skylake machines, Aftershock's beaten them all to the punch with their unveiling of their new machines powered by Intel's new Skylake processors. Find out which models get refreshed inside.

Skylake overload! 48 new Intel 6th gen Core processors for desktop and mobile

Skylake overload! 48 new Intel 6th gen Core processors for desktop and mobile

FEATURE  /  02 Sep 2015

In the company’s biggest and most ambitious rollout of a new generation processor, Intel launches no less than 48 new 6th gen Core processors that span the desktop, notebook, 2-in-1 convertibles and tablet segment. Step right in with a quick performance sneak peek too!

Skylake: Unravelling the CPU architecture behind Intel's 6th gen Core processors

Skylake: Unravelling the CPU architecture behind Intel's 6th gen Core processors

FEATURE  /  02 Sep 2015

So Intel's 6th generation Core microprocessor family has arrived, but what's exactly new? We delve deeper to share what has changed under the hood of the microarchitecture that is codenamed Skylake.

Enter Skylake: Intel's next gen processor that will deliver new compute experiences

Enter Skylake: Intel's next gen processor that will deliver new compute experiences

FEATURE  /  02 Sep 2015

The launch of Microsoft's Windows 10 OS and the debut of Intel's newest processor based on the Skylake microarchitecture couldn't have complemented each other any better. In this article we establish if a new Skylake based system is necessary for you, expectations and the platform experiences that you stand to gain with Skylake running on Windows 10.

Intel's 3 assumptions will personalize computing to new heights

Intel's 3 assumptions will personalize computing to new heights

FEATURE  /  19 Aug 2015

Computing is no longer an Excel crunching task, but it happens everywhere, anywhere and all the time. As such, Intel has its sight set to personalize the compute experience with three guiding principles. Find out what they are and the interesting demo experiences that support Intel's new compute vision.

ASUS ROG G501 (512GB PCIe SSD) review

ASUS ROG G501 - 4K gaming in a slim and light package

REVIEW  /  05 Aug 2015

The ASUS ROG G501 is a thin and light gaming notebook that packs an ultra-high resolution 4K display. But is its GeForce GTX 960M going to be powerful enough for 4K gaming? We find out.

Aorus X5 review

Aorus X5 review: Making a strong case for G-Sync notebooks

REVIEW  /  30 Jul 2015

The Aorus X5 is the first gaming notebook we've lab-tested that comes with a G-Sync compatible display. How does NVIDIA's new display tech, when ported to a mobile display, stack up? Does the Aorus X5 even need it when it has NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 965M in SLI? Find out in this review!

Hands-on: Panasonic's new Toughbooks are equally at home in the office and outside

Hands-on: Panasonic's new Toughbooks are equally at home in the office and outside

FEATURE  /  28 Jul 2015

Panasonic has been making Toughbooks for the past two or so decades. The company's rugged notebooks are amongst the best in the business and they have just released two new models that you can comfortably take from the office to the outside without the bulk and heft that you usually associate with such products.

Taking the Apple MacBook's Core M to its limits

Taking the Apple MacBook's Core M to its limits

FEATURE  /  23 Jul 2015

Intel's new Core M processors are unique in that they require no active cooling. But that also means that it has no effective way to cool itself down when it gets hot. How does performance get affected when it gets hot then? We took the MacBook to its limits to find out.

Aorus X3 Plus V3 review

Aorus X3 Plus V3 review: Great power in a small package

REVIEW  /  04 Jul 2015

It might look like the impressive Aorus X7 Pro that we found much to like about, but does the Aorus X3 Plus V3 live up to the standard set by its SLI-ed big brother or is it the black sheep in the family? We check out the capabilities of this compact high performance gaming notebook.

News roundup from Computex 2015

News roundup from Computex 2015

FEATURE  /  14 Jun 2015

If there's one event of the year that raises awareness of the PC components and computing industry, that's got to be Computex. While there's more networking and mobile communications related verticals taking the limelight in recent years, computing, gaming and overclocking remain the core focus. If you missed out on some of our coverage, check out our combined spread here!

AMD's Carrizo APU will redefine the mainstream notebook (updated)

AMD's Carrizo APU will redefine the mainstream notebook (updated)

FEATURE  /  12 Jun 2015

AMD's 6th generation APU is officially launched today and it sets a rather high bar for itself to drastically improve the capabilities of everyday notebooks. We detail all you need to know about Carrizo in this feature article and the feats of engineering at AMD.

NVIDIA's Play the Future event for HWZ members

NVIDIA's Play the Future event for HWZ members

FEATURE  /  12 Jun 2015

With NVIDIA's recent launch of their GeForce GTX 980 Ti and new developments in the gaming and VR scene, they decided it's time to meet our local hardware enthusiasts and share the good work they've been putting out as of late. Yesterday, NVIDIA execs from Taiwan flew down for a special invite-only event to do just that, so here's what went down.

Everything you need to know from Apple's WWDC 2015

Everything you need to know from Apple's WWDC 2015

FEATURE  /  10 Jun 2015

Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2015 just started yesterday morning in San Francisco with a number of notable updates to its OS and app ecosystem. We've also caught hold of some nuggets of information that wasn't part of the opening keynotes and you'll find all that and more in this roundup.

HP PPS Innovation Day: HP showcases blended reality Sprout PC & notebook and printer innovations

HP PPS Innovation Day: HP showcases blended reality Sprout PC & notebook and printer innovations

FEATURE  /  09 Jun 2015

At its Printing and Personal Systems Innovation Day, HP showcased its efforts to advance design and innovation across the print and PC markets. On display was the dual-screen, gesture-based computer, the HP Sprout, and a range of other consumer and enterprise devices that are ready for Windows 10.

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The ASUS ROG GX700 is the world's first liquid-cooled gaming notebook. We had a quick chat with the product manager to better understand why they've created an over-the-top notebook what some of our members thought of it from ASUS' exclusive ROG GX700 experience event!

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