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Origin PC cram 12C/24T desktop AMD Zen 2 CPU into new gaming laptop

Anthony Garreffa | Apr 6, 2020 at 09:29 pm CDT

Origin PC just unveiled a beast new gaming laptop in the new EON15-X, which packs an AMD Ryzen 9 3900 processor which packs 12 cores and 24 threads of Zen 2 goodness.

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Yeah, a 12-core/24-thread CPU inside of a gaming laptop -- that's pretty insane, and it's matched with NVIDIA's new GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q graphics, so you're able to drive that 1080p 144Hz display at 144FPS without an issue in virtually all games on the market.

Origin PC has gone with a 15.6-inch 1920 x 1080 (1080p) 144Hz refresh display, up to an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 MaxQ graphics card, and up to 2 x 2TB of M.2 PCIe SSDs as well as a 2.5-inch drive for storage. You can configure Origin PC's new EON15-X gaming laptop with up to 32GB of DDR4-2666 RAM, too.

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Acer Predator new gaming laptops with new RTX graphics

Anthony Garreffa | Apr 5, 2020 at 07:49 pm CDT

Acer has just unveiled a bunch of new gaming laptops powered by Intel's new 10th-gen CPUs and NVIDIA's new GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER and GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER mobile graphics cards.

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The new Acer Predator Triton 500 packs an Intel 10th-gen Core CPU mixed with the option of a GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER or GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER graphics card. Acer has used a 15.6-inch 1080p IPS-based display with a super-smooth 300Hz refresh rate with 3ms overdrive.

Acer offers up to 32GB of DDR4 memory, up to 2TB of NVMe RAID 0 SSD storage for super-fast storage goodness, Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650i wireless, E3100G ethernet controller, and 100% of the sRGB color gamut.

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ASUS ROG Zephyrus Duo 15: because one screen isn't enough for gaming

Anthony Garreffa | Apr 3, 2020 at 12:27 am CDT

NVIDIA unveiled its new GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER and GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER Max-Q graphics cards today (more on that here), with their various OEM partners now unveiling new super-powered gaming notebooks.

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Razer took the veil off its their new Blade 15 gaming notebooks less than 24 hours ago, with ASUS following through with the unveiling of its own kick ass new gaming laptop in the form of the ROG Zephyrus Duo 15.

The new ASUS ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 is a dual-screen gaming notebook, that wants to fill a slot in the market that no one else really dominates right now. It's the world's first dual-screen laptop aimed at gaming, and it's a little interesting to say the least.

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Razer's new Blade 15 gaming laptops: everything you need to know

Anthony Garreffa | Apr 3, 2020 at 12:07 am CDT

NVIDIA announced its new GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER and GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER Max-Q graphics cards today (more on that here), with their various OEM partners now unveiling new super-powered gaming notebooks.

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Razer unveiled its new Razer Blade 15 gaming notebook that has improvements on both the inside, with some kick ass new CPU and GPU technology, as well as some changes on the outside. Razer will have two models available in May 2020 including a Base model starting at $1600, and the more Advanced model that taps out at $3300.

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GIGABYTE's new gaming laptops rock 10th-Gen Core i9, GeForce RTX SUPER

Anthony Garreffa | Apr 2, 2020 at 02:01 am CDT

GIGABYTE has just unveiled its new AORUS and AERO series laptops, which pack Intel's latest 10th-Gen Core i9 processors and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER graphics.

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GIGABYTE Has teamed with G2 Esports on its new AORUS gaming laptops, with the AORUS 17X desktop replacement notebook featuring some beast specs. The AORUS 17X desktop replacement notebook is followed up with high-end models in the AORUS 17G and AORUS 15G which are all specced to gamers needs.

Inside of each of the new AORUS laptops is an Intel 10th-Gen Core processor, ranging from the Core i9-10980HK, Core i7-10875H, and Core i7-10750H.

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Canadian musician Neil Young calls Apple MacBook Pro 'a piece of crap'

Anthony Garreffa | Jan 28, 2020 at 08:27 pm CST

Canadian musician Neil Young is about to never receive another music contract, ever -- as he called Apple's MacBook Pro a "piece of crap" during a recent interview with The Verge.

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Young did NOT have anything good to say about the MacBook Pro, telling The Verge: "It's a piece of crap. Are you kidding? That's Fisher-Price quality. That's like Captain Kangaroo, your new engineer. A MacBook Pro? What are you talking about? You can't get anything out of that thing".

The main criticisms with the MacBook Pro comes from the fact Apple say they have the "best speakers" in a notebook, but Young doesn't think so. He continued: "The only way you can get it out is if you put it in. And if you put it in, you can't get it out because the DAC is no good in the MacBook Pro. So you have to use an external DAC and do a bunch of stuff to make up for the problems that the MacBook Pro has because they're not aimed at quality. They're aimed at consumerism".

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Alienware's new dual-screen laptop takes cues from the 3DS

Derek Strickland | Jan 8, 2020 at 05:33 pm CST

CES 2020 - Alienware demos its new innovative dual-screen laptop that's all screen and no keyboard.

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Alienware's new experimental Concept Duet laptop doesn't have a keyboard or any buttons. It's basically two 13-inch screens that fold together via a clamshell clamp that're both fully integrated in an Intel-powered Windows 10 platform. The screens are full touchscreen panels with pen support similar to a souped-up, high-powered Nintendo 3DS, and the device can be folded vertically like a book, horizontally like a traditional laptop, and can also use one screen as a kickstand for tabletop use (or folded into a tablet for single-screen use).

Dell's main use case for Duet Concept is for productivity and content creation like digital art. It looks pretty convenient for anyone who needs to bring their touch-oriented work with them on-the-go. Thankfully the Duet has a special magnetic keyboard that attaches to the bottom screen so you type more efficiently.

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MSI's new Creator 17 is the 'world's very first' Mini LED laptop

Anthony Garreffa | Jan 8, 2020 at 06:23 am CST

CES 2020 - MSI unveiled its new Creator 17 laptop at CES 2020, touting that it was the "world's very first" laptop with a nifty Mini LED display.

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Mini LEDs are much smaller traditional LEDs that are used as a backlight in displays, with MSI's new Creator 17 rocking a huge 17-inch 4K panel. The 17-inch panel can dim and brighten with more accuracy than a traditional LCD and LED backlight, with Mini LEDs being super-small down to less than 2mm.

MSI says that the Creator 17 panel can display 100% of the DCI-P3 color gamut, reach up to 1000 nits of brightness (great for HDR content), and speaking of HDR content we should expect stellar HDR abilities thanks to the high levels of contrast bet ween light and dark areas of images and video on the Mini LED display.

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Intel's new Horseshoe Bend: a gigantic 17-inch foldable laptop concept

Anthony Garreffa | Jan 7, 2020 at 11:31 pm CST

CES 2020 - Intel had something very interesting to show off at CES 2020 this year, with its new codename Horseshoe Bend -- a gigantic 17-inch tablet with a foldable display.

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The large 17-inch foldable tablet acts like no other device before it, as it can act as multiple products -- it can be a laptop with a wireless or Bluetooth keyboard. You can fold it into a 12-inch laptop with the option of a wireless keyboard, plug-in keyboard, or even a magnetic keyboard that connects to the bottom of the Horseshoe Bend.

But when you're not inputting data into it, you can unfold the Horseshoe Bend into a much larger 17-inch display. This would be great in certain scenarios, but in its current form I can't see this being terribly popular. I get that it's just a concept, but I need to see more meat on the foldable laptop bone before I'm convinced, and that's coming from an owner of Samsung's Galaxy Fold smartphone.

Razer Sila 5G home router revealed at CES 2020

Anthony Garreffa | Jan 7, 2020 at 11:00 pm CST

CES 2020 - Razer first launched its wireless mesh gaming router towards the end of 2018, a gaming router called Sila, but now there's a new one and it packs 5G connectivity.

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The new Razer Sila 5G Home Router concept was shown off at CES 2020, and with it brings some changes -- it's now a 5G-based home mesh router, as well as a mobile 5G hotspot. Razer taps its built-in FasTrack engine, a technology that dynamically optimizes network prioritization so that it keeps latency ultra-low and bandwidth high for gaming.

Razer Sila 5G is smart in the way that it can tell the difference between a gaming PC and a console, and it has the ability to lock a certain amount of bandwidth for online gaming. This is good if you've got multiple people throughout the house on varying devices like consoles, PCs, notebooks, tablets and smartphones -- and want to guarantee a certain amount of bandwidth to a particular PC or device. You can control a bunch of these settings from Razer's own mobile app, too.

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