Kicking off PAX West 2016, Gaming hardware maker Razer recently announced some updates to the Blade Gaming Laptop and the Blade Stealth Ultrabook.
Razer Blade 14″
As one of the most popular gaming notebooks on the market, the 14″ Razer Blade has recently been updated to take advantage of Nvidia’s latest GeForce GTX 1060 graphics. According to Razer, the new Pascal architecture based GTX 1060 graphics card will provide up to a 40% increase in performance compared to last generation graphics.
In addition to the new GTX 1060 graphics solution, the 14″ Razer Blade still offers all the [...]
Today, Acer has unveiled an all-new gaming notebook which features a curved display, which is the first of its kind to hit the market. This gaming baest also supports NVIDIA’s G-Sync variable refresh rate technology and is powered by NVIDIA’s latest GTX 10 series graphics chips, and Intel’s newly announced 7th generation (Kaby Lake) mobile processors.Acer Predator 21 X Gaming Notebook with Curved G-Sync Display
Taking the flagship spot in its gaming notebook lineup, the Predator 21 X features the bleeding-edge in today’s gaming focused hardware, with up to dual GTX 1080 graphics cards in SLI and Intel’s latest Core i7 mobile [...]
Origin PC, a company known for producing and maintaining custom gaming desktops and notebooks, today has launched their latest lineup of gaming notebooks featuring the all new GeForce 10 series mobile graphics processors. The new models, which include the EON15-X, EON17-X, and EON17-SLX will feature “desktop class” performance thanks to the addition of the new GeForce GTX 1080, GTX 1070, and GTX 1060 graphics.Origin PC Launches GeForce GTX 10 Series Powered Gaming Notebooks
“Now is truly the best time to own a high-performance laptop. Every single ORIGIN PC EON laptop now offers desktop-class graphics, VR Readiness, 4K NVIDIA G-SYNC screens, [...]
Along with Nvidia’s launch of their GeForce GTX 10 series notebook graphics cards, XOTIC PC has announced the availability of its new line of custom gaming notebooks, leveraging the power and efficiency of said NVIDIA graphics cards.
The gaming notebooks which are manufactured by MSI, Gigabyte, Sager, ASUS and other well-known brands will feature all new GeForce GTX 10-series graphics cards such as the GTX 1080, GTX 1070 and GTX 1060 which XOTIC PC claims will offer “desktop-level GPU performance” in a notebook form-factor.
The new GeForce 10-series powered notebooks from XOTIC PC are available now through the XOTIC PC [...]
As usual, MSI had quite a few announcements to make at CES this year. MSI is one of the top brands for PC gamers and today we will be covering the laptops, desktops and more.
Notebooks GS40 Phantom
First on the list is the GS40, MSI’s sleek lightweight 14″ gaming laptop. It is equipped with up to a Skylake Intel Core i7, Nvidia GTX 970M GPU, 16GB DDR4, M.2 PCIe Gen 3 x4 SSD, 14″ IPS display, and Thunderbolt. This laptop weighs in at only 3.75 pounds and is less than an inch thick. Those looking for a powerful gaming laptop while on the move will find it to be an excellent solution for their needs. It is available [...]
CyberPowerPC, best known for their custom gaming PCs and laptops, unveiled several new products today at this year’s CES in Las Vegas. The new products include the new Pro Streamer Series PCs, a 34-inch curved screen All-In-One, a new line of gaming laptops, and several gaming PCs which are “VR Ready”
2-in-1 Pro Streamer Series
CyberPowerPC’s all-new 2-in-1 streaming and gaming PCs, dubbed “Pro Streamer Series” are an all new series of systems from the company which feature Phanteks’ Mini XL Dual System chassis to house two complete Mini ITX and MicroATX systems.
The systems will be available in three [...]
Lenovo made an interesting move at CES 2016 by splitting its ThinkPad X1 series into three sub-product segments. Among them is the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga, which from the spec sheet looks like it borrowed features from many other products in the ThinkPad lineup.
The biggest selling point of the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga is that it features a 14″, Samsung-made Organic LED display (OLED) on its higher end models. OLED has many advantages over traditional LEDs. Because OLED’s LEDs are self emissive and are exactly the size of a pixel, there’s no blooming effect when it’s displaying dark scenes. Contrast ratio of OLED display is vastly superior to [...]
Boutique PC maker CyberPowerPC has just announced the FangBook 4 Xtreme gaming laptop series equipped with Intel’s 6th generation Skylake CPUs.
Targeted towards enthusiast gamers looking for a desktop replacement, the CyberPowerPC FangBook 4 Xtreme is loaded with the latest and fastest hardware. When fully decked out, the CyberPowerPC FangBook 4 Xtreme can feature up to 32GB of DDR4 memory and an Intel Core i7-6700K CPU. Yes, that’s the desktop chip with the 91W TDP. CyberPowerPC claims that the CPU will maintain a clock speed of 4.0GHz and can be over-clocked to 4.2GHz. Even with the incredible power efficiency of the the Skylake [...]
First unveiled as a premium gaming brand from Gigabyte back at CES 2014, Aorus is continuing to expand their lineup at Computex 2015 with a brand new gaming laptop and a refresh of the Aorus X7.
The Aorus X series is a family of premium gaming laptops aimed straight at gamers, enthusiasts and content creation professionals. Not only do they pack incredible features and performance for users on the go, they’re also extremely versatile with plenty of options to extend their usability.Model Aorus X3 Plus V3 Aorus X5 Aorus X7 Pro-SYNC CPU Intel Core i7-4710HQ (Haswell) Intel Core i7-5700HQ (Broadwell) Intel Core i7-4870HQ (Haswell) GPU Nvidia GTX870M Nvidia [...]
Apple’s MacBook lineup has received much more than a fresh coat of paint at this year’s San Francisco press event, which showcased the tech giant’s latest iteration of their staple notebook, seeking to redefine portable computing.
As an all new design, the all-metal 12.1″ Macbook is a full 24% thinner than the current Macbook Air, measuring in at only 13.1 mm and weighing a mere 2 lbs. In addition to the new chassis, Apple also outfitted the notebook with a brand new 12.1″ Retina Display which features a strange 2304 x 1440 pixel resolution for a total of 3.3 million pixels. Apple claims that [...]
In the wake of the Superfish debacle, Lenovo CTO Peter Hortensius sent out an open letter earlier today once again apologizing for Superfish.
In the letter, Hortensius detailed the first steps they’ve taken to correct the issue, including stopping pre-loads of the Superfish software, offering instructions on manually removing the software, providing an automated tool for removing the software, and working with antivirus software companies such as Microsoft, Symantec, and McAfee to automatically detect and remove the software.
Furthermore, Hortensius detailed options they’re considering to ensure issues like this will not happen again. This [...]
After all the national attention Lenovo received for the whole Superfish debacle, I think we all knew that Lenovo wasn’t going to get away with without a good class action lawsuit, and according to a recent filing in a US District Court in Southern California, one is already in the works.
Filed by Jessica Bennett individually and on behalf all all the poor souls infected with the Superfish adware, the lawsuit alleges that by installing the Superfish adware, both Lenovo and Superfish violated a series of state and federal laws including California’s Invasion of Privacy Act, Federal Wiretap Act, Trespass to Personal Property/Chattels and [...]