Razer shaves a bit off the price of a Razer Blade 15

The Razer Blade 15 was one of our favorite midsize gaming laptops of 2018, thanks to a slim, sturdy design, multicolored backlit keyboard, slim bezel and powerful CPU and GPU combinations, topping out at an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070. It also cost a lot, starting at $1,899 and going up to $2,899, putting […]

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2018 Asus’ ROG gaming laptops

Now playing Watch this The skinny on two new slim Asus gaming laptops Asus’ Republic of Gamers blows into Gamescom 2018 with two laptops sporting new 144Hz AHVA IPS displays that don’t sacrifice response time for bezel size.The displays on the 15-inch Asus Zephyearus S (GX531) and 17-inch Strix Scar II (GL704) feature a […]

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Dell Inspiron Chromebook 14 2-in-1 joins the $600 Chrome OS crowd

Enlarge ImageInspiron Chromebook 14 two-in-one in Urban Gray. Dell Dell chose IFA 2018 to release updates to its most mainstream-priced Inspiron line of laptops, along with its new 14-inch convertible Chromebook and a bright and sleek new display.Despite Dell’s history for having small 11.6-inch Chromebooks and two-in-one Chromebooks for markets like education, this is the […]

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New Asus ZenBooks pack power and Alexa into slim frames

The new ZenBook’s slim frame packs Nvidia’s discrete graphics and Intel’s latest eighth-generation Core i7 processors. Asus Making their debut at IFA on Thursday are the new Asus ZenBook and ZenBook Flip series, powered by the latest Intel eighth-generation chips.The ZenBook 13, 14 and 15 feature what Asus calls a “frameless NanoEdge” on its displays, for […]

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The Lenovo Yoga Book gets a second chapter

The dual-screen laptop is an idea that comes around every few years, but never quite manages to catch on. Learning from its previous attempt, the new Lenovo Yoga Book C930 changes up the formula in a way that is at least highly novel. We’ve seen the idea of a laptop with a second screen in […]

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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme adds graphics chops to its top biz laptop

The ThinkPad X1 Extreme isn’t the first Lenovo with discrete graphics or even the first mainstream ThinkPad with it the 15-inch Yoga 720 launched with an Nvidia GTX 1050 option and the T series has had an option for Nvidia’s mobile graphics solution, the MX150, for a little while. But the X1 Extreme is […]

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Acer Predator Helios 500 review 

The Positive This is one of the first laptops with Intel’s new high-end Core i9 processor, which is paired with a powerful Nvidia 1070 graphics card. Plenty of ports, a big screen and decent lighting options make this a flexible game machine. The Imperfect Other gaming laptops have more powerful GPUs, better screens, more lighting […]

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Dell G5 15 review 

The Positive Dell’s G5 15 is a refinement of last year’s model — the Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming — but continues to offer good entry-level gaming performance with extras like Thunderbolt 3 and PCIe NVMe as well as memory and storage that’s easily upgraded or expanded. The Imperfect Some might find the color, contrast […]

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Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 review 

The Positive The Surface Laptop 2 ups the default RAM and upgrades to much faster processors. The new matte black color option looks great. The Imperfect Other than a CPU/RAM bump, there’s very little new about this. The black color option is only available on more expensive configurations. No USB-C, a rarity for premium laptops. […]

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