Microsoft Surface Pro 3 review

Ditch your notebooks, the Surface Pro 3 is a true notebook killer

REVIEW  /  21 Aug 2014

"The tablet that can replace your laptop." These are the words from Microsoft themselves regarding their newest tablet/notebook hybrid device. Bold claims indeed, so does the new Surface Pro 3 deliver? We share our detailed experience with the device, so find out how it fared!

MSI GS60 2PE Ghost Pro review

MSI GS60 2PE Ghost Pro - Ultraportable 15.6-inch gaming all-rounder

REVIEW  /  26 Jul 2014

MSI has released a range of refreshed notebooks in its GS series, with the GS60 2PE Ghost Pro boasting an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M GPU in a sleek chassis no more than 23mm thick and 2kg heavy. But how is the user experience? And how does it stack up against other similar gaming notebooks in the market? We find out.

Gigabyte Aorus X7 v2 review

Gigabyte Aorus X7 v2 - Fastest slim SLI gaming notebook

REVIEW  /  23 Jul 2014

Gigabyte refreshed the Aorus X7 with a pair of the latest NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M graphics chips for a significant boost in performance. But is top notch performance enough to keep it ahead of other new competitors? Find out how it fared in this review!

HP ZBook 14 review

HP ZBook 14 - The svelte mobile workstation

REVIEW  /  18 Jul 2014

Mobile workstations are pretty uncommon, but even rarer still is a mobile workstation that fits all the requisites of an Ultrabook. We check out the HP ZBook 14, which is dubbed by HP as the world's first mobile workstation Ultrabook, to see if its sacrifices function for form.

Toshiba Portege Z30t review

Toshiba Portege Z30t - The portable workhorse

REVIEW  /  17 Jul 2014

The Toshiba Portege Z30t is an improved version of the Z30, with a bumped up full HD resolution and the addition of multi-touch capability. It retains its highly portable physique at only 1.2kg with a 13.3-inch screen. But how does it match up to the rest of the competitors? Find out in this review!

HP Innovations Makes Enterprise Faster and More Mobile

HP Innovations Makes Enterprise Faster and More Mobile

FEATURE  /  03 Jul 2014

As part of its 2014 World Tour, HP has been showcasing a number of innovative new enterprise devices that look set to change how businesses operate, among them, the first fully virtual workstation, and a storage drive HP claims is twice as fast as an SSD.

Hands-on: HP Pro x2 612

Hands-on: HP Pro x2 612

FEATURE  /  03 Jul 2014

Microsoft won’t be the only company enticing business users with a 2-in-1 notebook/tablet device this year, HP’s Pro x2 612 is a 12-inch, Intel Core-powered tablet with stylus support, a choice between a notebook form factor docking keyboard or a thin and light mobile keyboard, and the Surface Pro 3's stiffest competition.

Hands-on: Dell Latitude Rugged Extreme

Hands-on: Dell Latitude Rugged Extreme

FEATURE  /  12 Jun 2014

Dell has launched two notebooks under its specialized Rugged Extreme series - a 12-inch tablet/notebook convertible and a larger 14-inch notebook. Designed to withstand extreme temperatures, strong impact, sustained vibration and other demanding conditions, we witnessed their toughness at a recent launch event.

MSI Gaming Notebooks Are the New Sexy

MSI Gaming Notebooks Are the New Sexy

FEATURE  /  04 Jun 2014

MSI has come a long way from being just a motherboard and graphics card brand. Their latest ultra-slim gaming notebooks can go toe to toe with the best in both performance and design.

Hands-on with ASUS’ Ultra-slim ROG GX500 4K Gaming Notebook

Hands-on with ASUS’ Ultra-slim ROG GX500 4K Gaming Notebook

FEATURE  /  03 Jun 2014

Not to be outdone on the display resolution wars, ASUS has just officially unveiled the ROG GX500 gaming notebook, which sports a 4K resolution display. Furthermore, it measures just 19mm thick and weighs just 2.2kg. Here’s a quick look at this sexy beast.

Intel's First Broadwell-based Products to Be Available Year End

Intel's First Broadwell-based Products to Be Available Year End

FEATURE  /  03 Jun 2014

Intel announced today that products based on the upcoming Broadwell processors will be available in time for this year end's holiday season.

ASUS Introduces the New Transfomer Book V and Transformer Book T300 Chi at Computex 2014

ASUS Introduces the New Transfomer Book V and Transformer Book T300 Chi at Computex 2014

FEATURE  /  02 Jun 2014

In celebration of its 25th anniversary, ASUS officially unveiled the new Transformer Book V, a 5-in-1 device that is equal parts phone, tablet and notebook; and also the Transformer Book T300 Chi, a super-slim 12.5-inch hybrid detachable notebook.

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 review

Hands-on: Microsoft Surface Pro 3

REVIEW  /  30 May 2014

Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 isn't the first tablet to claim that it can replace your notebook. It is however, the first that might actually succeed. We go hands-on with Microsoft's 12-inch notebook killer.

Dell XPS 11 review

Dell XPS 11 - Flip to the Future

REVIEW  /  30 May 2014

The Dell XPS 11 is an 11-inch convertible Ultrabook that transforms from a notebook into a tablet quickly. It also runs on an Intel Core Y-series processor, which allows it to consume less energy that many other Ultrabooks that use processors from the Intel Core U-series. Let's see how that turned out.

Aftershock XG13 V2 (QHD Version) review

Aftershock XG13-V2 - A Champion Gets Refreshed

REVIEW  /  29 May 2014

Aftershock has just refreshed its 13-inch XG13 model, which also happens to be our Tech Awards 2014 winner for best portable gaming notebook. Apart from the various hardware tweaks, it now also comes with an optional QHD high-resolution display. We check it out to see if it can handle gaming at such extreme resolutions.

Gigabyte Aorus X7 review

Gigabyte Aorus X7 - True SLI Graphics in a Slim Gaming Machine

REVIEW  /  20 May 2014

Beware, gaming notebook makers. Here comes competition in the form of the 17.3-inch Aorus X7 that's packed with twin NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M GPUs. This brawny powerhouse comes in a 22.9mm slender package that rivals an Ultrabook, but yet it packs serious gaming firepower. Tune in to our review for the full details!

Dell XPS 15 (2013) review

Dell XPS 15 (2013 Edition) - A Sleek 15-inch Laptop with a Spectacular Display

REVIEW  /  23 Apr 2014

Armed with an Intel Core i7-4702HQ (Haswell) processor with NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M graphics, the remodeled XPS 15 includes a QHD+ resolution touch display with a 160-degree wide viewing angle, and a carbon fiber composite base. Hit the link to see if it meets our expectations of a 15.6-inch multimedia notebook.

Hands-on: Aftershock's Next-Gen X15S-V2 and XG13-V2 Gaming Notebooks

Hands-on: Aftershock's Next-Gen X15S-V2 and XG13-V2 Gaming Notebooks

FEATURE  /  18 Apr 2014

Lately, Aftershock rolled out its next-gen X and XG series gaming notebooks. Every machine now comes equipped with an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 800M series GPU as well as a few other enhancements. We dive in to see what the refreshed X15S-V2 and XG13-V2 models have to offer.

Windows 8.1 Update: Bridging the Touch and Desktop Gap

Windows 8.1 Update: Bridging the Touch and Desktop Gap

FEATURE  /  03 Apr 2014

The first major update to Windows 8.1 brings a slew of UI changes designed to make keyboard and mouse users feel more at home in what's still primarily a touch-focused operating system. We tell you more.

IT Show 2014 - Notebooks, Networking, & Gaming Gear Buying Guide

IT Show 2014 - Notebooks, Networking, & Gaming Gear Buying Guide

FEATURE  /  27 Feb 2014

If you are looking for a new notebook, router, gaming keyboard or mouse, then look no further. In this guide, we offer some buying tips and also highlight the best deals from IT Show 2014.

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AMD showcased a reference notebook with AMD's top Carrizo APU, the FX-8800P, against a comparably capable CPU in the form of a HP notebook running an Intel Broadwell class Core i5-5200U. It's expected that AMD would take the lead with its more capable graphics core and UVD engine, but by what margin? This video says it all.

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