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Razer's new Blade Stealth 13 gets Intel's new Tiger Lake CPU on 10nm

Anthony Garreffa | Sun, Oct 11 2020 11:22 PM CDT

Razer has unveiled its 2020 refresh of the Razer Blade Stealth 13 laptop, packing a 13.3-inch super-fast 120Hz-capable 1080p display and Intel's new Tiger Lake CPU.

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The new Razer Blade Stealth 13 is powered by Intel's latest 11th Gen Core Tiger Lake processors, with the Intel Core i7-1165G7 processor based on the new 10nm Super Fin architecture. We have 4-core/8-thread at up to 4.7GHz -- a large 800MHz increase over the previous-gen Razer Blade Stealth 13.

Razer is offering two different display options with a 1080p 120Hz display, while if you want a higher-end OLED you're getting dropped down to 60Hz. If you want a 4K panel you're stuck with the older Ice Lake CPU, while the stock Razer Blade Stealth 13 rocks the 1080p 60Hz OLED panel.

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Alienware's new Area-51m: 17-inch gaming laptop with 360Hz display

Anthony Garreffa | Fri, Oct 9 2020 8:23 PM CDT

Alienware has just unveiled its very latest gaming laptop with the new Area-51m packing some serious heat underneath its keyboard.

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Inside, you can configure it with an Intel Core i9-10900K processor and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER graphics -- but a super-fast 360Hz refresh rate. It's impressive considering the Alienware Area-51m packs a large 17-inch display with a native 1080p resolution.

Alienware's new Area-51m gaming laptop can be configured with up to 32GB of DDR4-3200 RAM, up to 2 x 2TB NVMe M.2 PCIe SSDs, Wi-Fi 6 and GbE connectivity. You can option out the 1080p display for a higher-end 4K 60Hz panel if you want, too.

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No germs: Acer's Spin 7 convertible laptop has antimicrobial coatings

Kevin Carbotte | Sat, Sep 5 2020 12:49 AM CDT

Acer just announced the Spin 7 convertible laptop, and the specifications are quite impressive. It features a 14-inch IPS touchscreen on a 360-degree hinge, Qualcomm's brand new Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 5G for excellent performance and battery life on the go, and best of all; it includes antimicrobial coatings to keep the germs away.

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If it weren't for the global pandemic situation, the most notable feature about Acer's Spin 7 convertible laptop would undoubtedly be the Qualcomm chipset that it's built around. The Spin 7 is the very first laptop to employ the Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 5G compute platform. The 8cx G2 supports the latest wireless communication standards, such as 5G and Wi-Fi 6. It's also incredibly power efficient, boasting "multi-day" battery life.

Acer also equipped the Spin 7 with a 14-inch FullHD IPS touchscreen panel, which supports 100% of the sRGB gamut. The display is mounted with a 360-degree hinge that enables you to use the device in four modes: notebook, tablet, tent, and presentation mode. Acer even tossed in a dockable Wacom AES 1.0 pen that offers 4096 levels of pressure sensitivity.

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AORUS 15P: new ultra-thin professional gaming laptop announced

Anthony Garreffa | Fri, Sep 4 2020 2:00 AM CDT

GIGABYTE has just unveiled its latest ultra-thin professional gaming laptop, the new AORUS 15P. Check it out:

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The new AORUS 15P rocks Intel's latest 10th-gen Intel Core i7-10750H processor, which offers up 6 cores and 12 threads of CPU performance up to 5GHz. We have the AORUS 15P starting with 8GB of DDR4-2666 RAM, but you can configure it with up to 64GB of RAM.

We have a couple of options when it comes to discrete graphics, with the AORUS 15P WB rocking a higher-end NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 MaxQ with 8GB of GDDR6 memory, while the AORUS 15P KB has an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 with 6GB of GDDR6.

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ASUS drops two new Zenbook laptop models just in time for school

Kevin Carbotte | Tue, Sep 1 2020 12:49 AM CDT

ASUS dropped a pair of ZenBook ultraportable laptops, and one of them features a brand-new display aspect ratio. The Zenbook S includes a taller-than-standard 3:2 display for improved document viewing. ASUS also released the ZenBook Flip 13 convertible laptop.

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ASUS's new ZenBook models are powerful little machines. Both systems feature 10th generation Intel Core processors; the ZenBook Flip 13 is available with an i5-1035G1 or an i7-1065G7. The ZenBook S comes equipped with an i7 onboard.

The ZenBook S is positioned as a somewhat higher-end laptop compared to the Flip 13. Not only does it come standard with a more potent processor, but it also includes 16GB LPDDR4x memory and a 1TB PCIe NVME 3.0 x4 M.2 SSD. The ZenBook Flip 13 consists of a smaller capacity 512GB NVMe drive, and you can get it with 8GB or 16GB of memory. Curiously, the memory in the Flip 13 runs a 3733MHz, whereas the ZenBook S includes slower 3200MHz memory.

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This new laptop: Core i9-10900K, RTX 2080 SUPER, 128GB RAM, 13TB SSD

Anthony Garreffa | Wed, Aug 19 2020 11:09 PM CDT

Eurocom has just unveiled what seems to be the most crazy-specced laptop I've seen so far, packing Intel's latest-and-greatest Core i9-10900K processor and NVIDIA's GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER (Non Max-Q) graphics card. Introducing the Eurocom Sky Z7 Mobile Supercomputer.

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You can option all the way up to the flagship Core i9-10900K + RTX 2080 SUPER, with up to 128GB of fast DDR4 memory, and an insane 13TB of SSD storage. This can come from 3 x M.2 NVMe drives (4TB each) and then 1TB of M.2 SATA (13TB total).

Better yet, if you need the super-fast CPU and 128GB of RAM, and needed that huge 13TB of super-fast NVMe storage -- they're easily accessible ports for users to quickly upgrade (or even plug-and-play) super-fast NVMe SSDs into Eurocom Sky Z7 Mobile Supercomputer.

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Lenovo's new Legion 5 gaming laptop: AMD Ryzen CPU, NVIDIA GeForce GPU

Anthony Garreffa | Fri, Jul 17 2020 10:29 PM CDT

Lenovo has just flexed its muscle in the gaming laptop and gaming PC market, with the introduction of a bunch of new Legion-branded gaming systems.

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We have 5 new gaming PCs from Lenovo which all pack AMD's latest Ryzen processors, with the Legion 5 gaming laptops packing AMD's new Ryzen 7 4800H-series mobile processor. Inside, NVIDIA takes care of the GPU side of things with its GeForce RTX 2060 graphics card.

Lenovo offers a 15-inch and 17-inch version of its Legion 5 laptop, with 60Hz and 144Hz refresh displays. We have up to 16GB of DDR4-3200 RAM, up to 1TB of PCIe SSD with prices starting at $760 for the 15-inch model and $1090 for the 17-inch Legion 5.

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ASUS ROG gaming laptops dominate market share during COVID-19 pandemic

Anthony Garreffa | Mon, Jul 6 2020 10:05 PM CDT

ASUS has experienced a huge uptick in gaming laptop sales in the month of April 2020, right in the middle of the on-going COVID-19 pandemic worldwide.

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ASUS and ROG (Republic of Gamers) gaming laptops represent close to 25% of ASUS laptop sales in April 2020, where surprisingly the higher-end ROG models with GeForce RTX graphics being the most popular, and best-selling laptops in the ASUS lineup. ASUS and ROG gaming laptops now command 22.6% of the global market share of laptops.

The company has had some kick ass laptops out this year, unveiling the world's first gaming laptop with a super-insane 300Hz display in the ROG Zephyrus S GX701. There are countless other superb gaming laptops that ASUS has in its arsenal -- and things are only going to get better towards the end of 2020 and into 2021 with the next-gen Radeon and GeForce graphics cards launching.

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Best Buy's 13-inch Apple MacBook Pro deal shaves $200 off

Shane McGlaun | Tue, Jun 30 2020 10:06 AM CDT

Best Buy has a sweet deal going on an Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch notebook. It's rare to get a solid discount on Apple hardware, and when you see them, anyone in the market should jump at the discount. Best Buy's deal shaves $200 off the standard cost of the MacBook Pro with Touch Bar.

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The normal price is $1,799.99, and with the discount, shoppers can get the machine for $1,599. Buyers get a MacBook Pro with a 13-inch display for the money. It offers 16GB of RAM and a 512GB SSD. This is the latest model of the 13-inch MacBook Pro.

The keyboard is backlit, and the screen measures 13.3-inches. Intel Iris Plus integrated graphics handles visuals, and the processor is tenth-generation Intel Core i5 operating at 2 GHz. The machine runs Mac OS and promises ten hours of use per charge.

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Slick CrowPi2 Raspberry Pi laptop hits Kickstarter

Shane McGlaun | Mon, Jun 29 2020 3:01 PM CDT

When it comes to designing all matter of electronic projects one of the best ways to build a device needing a computer for the brain is by using the budget-priced Raspberry Pi developer board. The Pi is suitable for a wide range of tasks and can be had for around $35. The thing with the Raspberry Pi is that you have to do the building yourself, it's just a board, memory, and a processor.

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However, an interesting new product has shown up on kick start or that takes a Raspberry Pi and turns it into a very cool laptop computer that can also be used as a STEAM education platform. The device features 22 kinds of common sensors and modules along with independently develop software to help students of all ages learn about the Raspberry Pi.

Users can do all sorts of stuff using the CrowPi2 laptop including playing games like Minecraft or learning to program with Python among other tasks. Other features include an 11.6-in IPS screen with full HD resolution. The chassis is also designed with a very cool removable keyboard that's wireless allow users to type comfortably.

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