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Pictured: World's most powerful 17" Slim laptop by AORUS

By: Chris Smith | More News: Laptops | Posted: Jun 3, 2015 1:33 am

Computex 2015 - Boasting powerful NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M graphics (GDDR5 6GB) in SLI powering an NVIDIA G-Sync ready, zero tearing, super smooth and fast monitor is the new AORUS X7 Pro-Sync 17" slim laptop, by this sister-brand of GIGABYTE.




Adding to the feature list is 25 customizable macro keys, 'AORUS RAID Xpress' offering speeds of up to 1500Mb/s, three 512 mSATA SSD drives and a 2TB mechanical HDD.


Given the specification you may expect it to be quite hefty, however, AORUS claims this beast is only 0.9 inches thick (2.29CM) and weighs in at a tiny 6.6 pounds (3kg).

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Dell unveils its Inspiron 15 7000 Series 2-in-1 PC

By: Michael Hatamoto | More News: Laptops | Posted: Jun 2, 2015 9:51 pm

Computex 2015 - PC maker Dell used Computex to help showcase its new Inspiron 15 7000 Series 2-in-1 PC.




The 2-in-1 device features a 15.6" display, and can rotate between four different modes: tablet, laptop, tent and stand mode. True Color ships standard with the 7000 Series 2-in-1 PC, and features a wide-viewing angle courtesy of the IPS screen. Dell included the Standard Waves MaxxAudio Pro audio software to provide enhanced audio playback.


Dell promotes the 2-in-1's sub-20 mm form and its 802.11ac wireless standard functionality. Hardware specifications weren't revealed.

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AORUS shows off the X5, a powerful slim gaming laptop

By: Michael Hatamoto | More News: Laptops | Posted: Jun 2, 2015 8:12 pm

Computex 2015 - Gaming company AORUS has launched the X5 gaming laptop, featuring NVIDIA G-SYNC technology.




The 15.6" gaming laptop uses two NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M cards in SLI configuration, and runs games in 2880x1620 resolution. Powered by the 5th generaton Intel Broadwell CPU architecture, with support up to 32GB DDR3-1866 RAM, the X5 also has a Mini DisplayPort, HDMI and Surround Port.


The AORUS X5 gaming laptop weighs 5.51 lbs. and is just 0.9 inches thick.

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MSI makes use of Intel 5th generation Broadwell CPU for gaming laptops

By: Michael Hatamoto | More News: Laptops | Posted: Jun 2, 2015 1:01 pm

Computex 2015 - PC hardware company MSI has announced its latest gaming laptops will make use of the Intel 5th Generation Broadwell processors. The new CPUs help provide better graphics, longer battery life, and enhanced security improvements, while supporting high resolution while gaming.




In total, there will be 20 refreshed models, with the Intel 5th Generation Core i7 processors used in 18 new MSI laptop models, which include the GT80 Titan SLI, GT72 Dominator, GS70 Stealth, and GS60 Ghost, among others. The refreshed laptops are available starting now.


"The new components in our lineup of gaming laptops, highlighted by Intel's newest Broadwell processor, furthers our goal of delivering the most advanced mobile gaming systems in the world," said Andy Tung, president of MSI Pan America.

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NVIDIA's mobile G-Sync is here, the next revolution in gaming laptops

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Laptops | Posted: Jun 2, 2015 8:54 am

Computex 2015 - NVIDIA has had one of the strongest presences it's ever had at Computex 2015, unveiling the GeForce GTX 980 Ti yesterday, and then a massive event at the Grand Hyatt here in Taipei showing off G-Sync powered notebooks, a few different GeForce VR experiences, and more.






Starting with the G-Sync notebooks, there were two models that NVIDIA were showing off. One of them was 4K-capable, which is just insane - 4K, on a notebook, with NVIDIA's incredible G-Sync technology. It was a night and day difference with the demos we were shown, with G-Sync resulting in a silky smooth gaming experience.





Eurocom pushes 15.6" and 17.6" upgradeable laptops

By: Chris Smith | More News: Laptops | Posted: Jun 2, 2015 6:55 am

It seems Eurocom is the king of performance and features, accounting two new editions to its lineup that once again pack a massive punch.




These new 15.6" P5 and 17.3" P7 Pro models are fully upgradeable and come packed with Intel Core i7-5775C Broadwell CPUs, 32 GB RAM, MXM 3.0b graphics and more. On an Intel 14nm Broadwell base, these laptops further allow you to take full use of BIOS overclocking utilities across Core i5, i7, i7 Extreme and Xeon processors.


The 15.6" model sports different screens ranging from 1920x1080 FHD to 3840x2160 4K with the 17.3" EUROCOM P7 Pro supporting a HD matte or glossy screen only.

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ORIGIN PC intros NVIDIA G-SYNC to EON17-X, EON15-X laptops

By: Michael Hatamoto | More News: Laptops | Posted: Jun 1, 2015 5:50 pm

ORIGIN PC has announced that it will include NVIDIA G-Sync technology on its EON17-X and EON15-X gaming laptops.




The addition of G-Sync will minimize display stutter, lower input lag, and eliminate screen tearing - while providing 1080p and 4K resolutions. Gamers interested in seeing NVIDIA G-Sync technology in a gaming laptop can join the fun starting this month, according to ORIGIN PC.


"Anything that improves your gaming experience is something that ORIGIN PC craves," said Kevin Wasielweski, CEO and co-founder of ORIGIN PC. "NVIDIA's G-Sync technology is truly a game changing technology that allows us to offer the smoothest and fastest gameplay on a laptop. It's time to leave lag, stuttering, and tearing behind. It's true what they say: Once you go G-Sync you can never go back."

NVIDIA wants to apply G-Sync to laptops and more

By: Chris Smith | More News: Laptops | Posted: Jun 1, 2015 6:29 am

Computex 2015 - Looking to improve our portable technology, NVIDIA has mentioned that it is interested in adding G-Sync to laptops.




As G-Sync sets out to increase frame rates and improve an overall gaming experience, laptops designed with gamers in mind are becoming more popular as technology makes advancements. There is no shortage of Intel i7-toting, NVIDIA 980m wielding 17" beasts on the market and it only makes sense that G-Sync should be added to the arsenal.


NVIDIA's director of technical marketing, Tom Peterson, claims that this technology will be flexible - further claiming that we could see it soon added to mobile phones and Virtual Reality applications.

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EUROCOM boasts NVIDIA Quadro graphics, 32GB RAM, M.2 SSDs and more

By: Chris Smith | More News: Laptops | Posted: May 29, 2015 5:26 am

Sometimes too much is simply not enough and for those times you will have to call EUROCOM to provide you with a laptop. Pushing its new P7 Pro 17.3" Mobile Workstation, EUROCOM has gone all out in the features department.




Complete with NVIDIA Quadro graphics models including K5100M, K3100M and K1100M and paired with an Intel i7-4700 desktop processor, there's also the option to throw in 32GB of memory and 5.2TB of overall storage.


If more speed is on your mind, EUROCOM also offers two M.2 SSD slots alongside two standard hard drive bays, making sure to mention that PCIe SSDs are further supported.

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Apple's new 15-inch MacBook Pro features AMD Radeon R9 M370X GPU

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Laptops | Posted: May 20, 2015 4:51 am

Apple has unveiled its new 15-inch MacBook Pro with refreshed internals and Force Touch technology, as well as a new 5K-capable iMac. The addition of Force Touch technology on the new 15-inch MacBook Pro allows it to join the league of the 13-inch MacBook Pro that Apple unveiled not too long ago with its impressive new trackpad.




The refreshed 15-inch MacBook Pro includes an interesting mobile GPU that people have nearly skimmed over, with Apple using an AMD Radeon R9 M370X - from AMD's upcoming Radeon 300 series of GPUs. Apple's refreshed MBP features a quad-core Intel Core i7 processor at 2.5GHz, 16GB of 1600MHz DDR3 RAM, a 512GB PCIe-based SSD, Intel Iris Pro graphics along with the Radeon R9 M370X, and the Force Touch trackpad. All of this will set you back $2499.


The new iMac features a 5K Retina panel, and starting at $1999 you'll get a quad-core Intel Core i5 processor at 3.3GHz. The refreshed iMac features a beautiful 5120x2880 resolution, which packs 67% more pixels than 4K at 3840x2160. Inside, there'll be 8GB of RAM and 1TB of storage, joined by four USB 3.0 ports and two Thunderbolt 2 ports that provide up to an insane 20Gbps, each.

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