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Apple's new MacBook Pro laptops: were TSMC 3nm chips, now 5nm instead

Anthony Garreffa | Aug 22, 2022 10:19 PM CDT

Apple's next-gen MacBook Pro laptops were expected to shine brightly, with the laptops packing Apple's in-house M2 Pro and M2 Max SoCs that were meant to be made on TSMC's new 3nm process node... well, that might not be happening.

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The new Apple M2 Pro and M2 Max SoCs were being built by TSMC (Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company) to be used in the upcoming 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro laptops, but according to insider Ming-Chi Kuo, the new CPUs for these MacBook Pro laptops will enter mass production in Q4 2022.

Kuo tweeted that given TSMC's guidance that the "3nm will contribute revenue starting in 1H23, processors of 14" and 16" MacBook Pro models may still adopt the 5nm advanced node". Translation: TSMC's new 3nm process node isn't shaping up so well, so they have to make Apple's new M2 Pro and M2 Max SoCs on the 5nm advanced node instead.

Continue reading: Apple's new MacBook Pro laptops: were TSMC 3nm chips, now 5nm instead (full post)

XMG's new NEO 17 gaming laptop: 1600p 240Hz display + RTX 3080 Ti GPU

Anthony Garreffa | Jul 27, 2022 8:47 PM CDT

XMG has just teased it will be launching its next-gen XMG NEO 17 (M22) gaming laptop is "coming in August" and it will be the most powerful XMG gaming laptop ever.

XMG's new NEO 17 gaming laptop: 1600p 240Hz display + RTX 3080 Ti GPU 01 | TweakTown.com

The new XMG NEO 17 (M22) gaming laptop will pack a 2560 x 1600 display with a 16:10 aspect ratio, and super-fast 240Hz refresh rate. Inside, XMG will provide a large 99 Wh battery that will provide battery life for all of that powerhouse performance inside of the XMG NEO 17 (M22) gaming laptop.

XMG adds that the NEO 17 gaming laptop is expandable with their innovative XMG OASIS liquid cooling system, which will ensure the CPU + GPU will be as cool as possible inside. We should expect to see the AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX processor and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU.

Continue reading: XMG's new NEO 17 gaming laptop: 1600p 240Hz display + RTX 3080 Ti GPU (full post)

Xiaomi 2022 Book Pro laptop: premium 16-inch, 14-inch 4K OLED displays

Anthony Garreffa | Jul 4, 2022 8:13 PM CDT

Xiaomi has just announced its new 2022 Book Pro laptops, its new line of flagship laptops that arrive with some delicious 16-inch and 14-inch OLED panels.

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Inside, the new Xiaomi 2022 Book Pro laptops use an Intel Core i5-1240P "Alder Lake" CPU, which is a CPU architecture upgrade over the previous-gen Xiaomi 2021 Book Pro laptops which used the Intel 11th Gen Core "Tiger Lake-H35" CPU. There's also 16GB of LPDDR5 memory and 512GB of PCie 4.0 SSD, and that goes for both the 16-inch and 14-inch Xiaomi 2022 Book Pro laptops.

The Intel Core i5-1240P "Alder Lake" CPU inside of the Xiaomi 2022 Book Pro laptop has 4 Performance cores and 8 Efficient cores for 12 cores in total. TDP wise, we're looking at 28W to 64W of power draw, which fits in line with a thin and light laptop.

Continue reading: Xiaomi 2022 Book Pro laptop: premium 16-inch, 14-inch 4K OLED displays (full post)

Lenovo Legion Y9000K gaming laptop: Core i9-12900HX + RTX 3080 Ti 16GB

Anthony Garreffa | Jun 30, 2022 7:35 PM CDT

Lenovo has unleashed its new high-end gaming laptops with the introduction of the Lenovo Legion Y9000K and the Lenovo Legion Y9000X gaming laptops: both rocking Intel's new 12th Gen Core "Alder Lake-HX" CPUs and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 series GPUs.

Lenovo Legion Y9000K gaming laptop: Core i9-12900HX + RTX 3080 Ti 16GB 17 | TweakTown.com

The new flagship Lenovo Legion Y9000K gaming laptop offers the new "muscle laptop" chip from Intel in the new Core i9-12900HX processor, offering 16 cores of CPU power. NVIDIA's flagship GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU with 16GB of GDDR6 memory, and up to 32GB of new DDR5 memory.

Intel's new Alder Lake-HX processor in Core i9-12900HX form offers 16 cores and 24 threads of CPU power at up to 5.0GHz Max Turbo frequency, using 115W on its own, while the GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU with 16GB of GDDR6 memory uses another 175W on its own for 290W between the CPU and GPU inside of the Lenovo Legion Y9000K gaming laptop.

Continue reading: Lenovo Legion Y9000K gaming laptop: Core i9-12900HX + RTX 3080 Ti 16GB (full post)

MSI Titan GT77 laptop: 4K 120Hz + RTX 3080 Ti + 128GB DDR5 + 32TB SSD

Anthony Garreffa | Jun 2, 2022 9:06 PM CDT

MSI has just unveiled its "ultimate desktop replacement" with the Titan GT77 gaming laptop, which packs some serious hardware that you can throw into your backpack and have on-the-go.

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The new MSI Titan GT77 laptop packs the latest 16-core Intel HX series processor, up to 128GB of DDR5-4800 memory, up to 32TB of super-fast NVMe M.2 SSD storage, and NVIDIA's new flagship GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU with 16GB of GDDR6 memory.

Oh, and we can't forget the high-end 17.3-inch 4K 120Hz IPS display, which will surely look gorgeous in front of you. Not just for gaming, but for content creation, and work -- native 4K resolution, 120Hz refresh rate -- and an IPS panel. It's not OLED, unfortunately.

Continue reading: MSI Titan GT77 laptop: 4K 120Hz + RTX 3080 Ti + 128GB DDR5 + 32TB SSD (full post)

MSI's new gaming laptop: world's first Samsung Display QHD 240Hz OLED

Anthony Garreffa | Jun 2, 2022 6:42 PM CDT

MSI has just unleashed its new Raider GE77 HX and GE67 HX gaming laptops, with the new Raider GE67 HX model rocking the world's first QHD 240Hz OLED display.

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The new MSI Raider GE67 HX gaming laptop also packs Intel's latest 16-core HX series CPU, with up to 150W of power at its disposal, and up to 250W power between the CPU + GPU in total, thanks to MSI's in-house OverBoost technology. But it's the display on the Raider GE67 that is the star of the show.

MSI is the first with the new Samsung Display QHD 240Hz OLED display, with a native 2560 x 1440 resolution and super-fast 240Hz refresh rate you'd be laughing... but then the OLED panel on top... topped off with a 0.2ms response time. That's some impressive display chops, all crammed into 15.6-inch laptop display.

Continue reading: MSI's new gaming laptop: world's first Samsung Display QHD 240Hz OLED (full post)

Corsair Voyager a1600: all-AMD gaming laptop starting from $2700

Anthony Garreffa | May 23, 2022 5:12 AM CDT

Corsair has just unveiled its very first gaming laptop, with the introduction of the new Voyager a1600 laptop which is an all-AMD design: Ryzen CPU + Radeon GPU.

The new Corsair Voyager a1600 AMD Advantage Edition laptop comes configured with up to the AMD Ryzen 9 6800HS processor (8 cores, 16 threads) with an AMD Radeon RX 6800M graphics card. Ther's up to 64GB of DDR5 RAM inside (Corsair's in-house Vengeance DDR5 SO-DIMM) as well as the option of 1TB or 2TB of PCIe 4.0 M.2 NVMe SSD storage.

On the side, we have 2 x Thunderbolt 3-ready USB 4.0 ports, 1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C port, 1 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-A port, an SDXC 7.0 card reader, and 3.5,mm combo audio jack. Corsair has chosen a 16-inch 16:10 aspect ratio display, with a native 2560 x 1600 resolution and super-slick 240Hz refresh rate.

Continue reading: Corsair Voyager a1600: all-AMD gaming laptop starting from $2700 (full post)

Machenike's new laptop: packs Intel Arc A730M (ACM-G10) GPU for $1200

Anthony Garreffa | May 19, 2022 6:23 PM CDT

Machenike is the first to launch a laptop with a high-end Arc Alchemist GPU, with the introduction of their new Discovery Edition 2022 gaming laptop. Check it out:

Machenike's new laptop: packs Intel Arc A730M (ACM-G10) GPU for $1200 04 | TweakTown.com

Inside, the new China-exclusive Machenike Discovery Edition 2022 gaming laptop packs an Intel 12th Gen Core "Alder Lake" CPU and Intel Arc A-Series GPU. Machenike is outfitting its new Arc GPU-powered gaming laptop with a 16-inch 2560 x 1440 resolution display with a slick 165Hz refresh rate.

This is the very first Intel ACM-G10-based laptop on sale, a big pity that it's exclusive to China and outside of the major tech press to benchmark it. Machenike's new Discovery Edition 2022 laptop and its Intel Arc A730M packs 24 Xe-Cores (3072 FP32 cores) with 12GB of GDDR6 memory on a 192-bit memory bus, spitting out 336GB/sec of memory bandwidth.

Continue reading: Machenike's new laptop: packs Intel Arc A730M (ACM-G10) GPU for $1200 (full post)

AORUS 17X laptop: Core i9-12900HX + RTX 3080 Ti + 1080p 360Hz display

Anthony Garreffa | May 18, 2022 9:14 PM CDT

GIGABYTE has just unleashed the latest flagship model of its AORUS 17X gaming laptop, powered by Intel's new enthusiast-grade Alder Lake-HX processors.

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The new AORUS 17X gaming laptop features up to an Intel Core i9-12900HX processor, up to 64GB of DDR5-4800 RAM, and up to NVIDIA's flagship GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU with 16GB GDDR6 and 130W TDP. GIGABYTE is outfitting the AORUS 17X gaming laptop with a 17.3-inch 1080p 360Hz display.

GIGABYTE provides 2 x M.2 SSD slots for some super-fast PCIe 4.0-powered SSDs, and a slew of connectivity: 1 x GbE ethernet, 1 x HDMI 2.1, 1 x Mini DP 1.4, 1 x USB 3.2 Type-A port (on the left side) while there's also the 1 x DC in, 1 x Thunderbolt 4 Type-C, 1 x USB 3.2 Type-A, and 1 x audio combo jack (on the right side).

Continue reading: AORUS 17X laptop: Core i9-12900HX + RTX 3080 Ti + 1080p 360Hz display (full post)

MSI TITAN GT77 laptop: Intel Alder Lake-HX + 4 x DDR5 DIMMs, 4 x SSDs

Anthony Garreffa | May 18, 2022 8:11 PM CDT

MSI's upcoming TITAN GT77 gaming laptop has been teased on Chinese social media sites, offering up to an insane 250W of power between the GPU and CPU (let alone anything else).

MSI TITAN GT77 laptop: Intel Alder Lake-HX + 4 x DDR5 DIMMs, 4 x SSDs 01 | TweakTown.com

The new MSI TITAN GT77 gaming laptop rocks Intel's very latest enthusiast-grade Alder Lake-HX processor, with up to 16 cores at your disposal. MSI will be cramming in 4 x DDR5 DIMM slots and 4 x SSD slots, meaning you can chuck up to 128GB of DDR5 memory inside the MSI TITAN GT77, as well as copious amounts of super-fast SSD storage.

MSI is reportedly giving the option of 4K, 1440p, and 1080p display options (with the 1080p @ 360Hz), as well as a mechanical Cherry MX keyboard with 1.8mm travel distance and that beautiful "crispy click sound", adds MSI.

Continue reading: MSI TITAN GT77 laptop: Intel Alder Lake-HX + 4 x DDR5 DIMMs, 4 x SSDs (full post)

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