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The Stand-Out Laptops of CES 2021

It was definitely strange not being able to hold, type on, or touch the brand new laptop screens at CES as we would have in pre-covid times. There’s only so much you can tell about a product you only see or read about online, so that tangibility is an absolute necessity to figuring out what a laptop is all about.…Read more...
Tags: Science, Asus, Hp, Acer, MSI, Lenovo, Chromebooks, Laptops, ADATA, Gaming Laptops, XPG, 2 In 1s, CES 2021

MSI Says the Stealth 15M Is the Now the Thinnest Gaming Laptop in the World

Look, there’s nothing wrong with big, beastly 17-inch gaming monsters, but for my money, I like a gaming notebook that can balance performance and portability, and the MSI Stealth 15M has just taken that principle to a whole new level. Read more...
Tags: Gaming, Science, MSI, Laptops, Consumer Tech, Gaming Laptops, CES 2021, Stealth 15M, Msi Stealth 15m

Nvidia's Ray Tracing 30-Series GPUs Are Coming to Laptops

Like clockwork, Nvidia announced this morning that its wildly fast discrete desktop graphics will be coming to laptops everywhere in the months ahead. This probably surprised no one, as Nvidia always has the same GPUs on laptops, but if the popular reception of its RTX 30-series desktop cards were any indication,…Read more...
Tags: Science, Nvidia, Graphics Cards, Laptops, Consumer Tech, Ray Tracing, Gaming Laptops, CES 2021, RTX 3000 Series

Razer's Refreshed 15 and 17-inch Blades Are Getting New Screens and Faster GPUs for 2021

At first glance, Razer’s refreshed line of 15-inch Blade and 17-inch Blade Pro laptops might not look much different than last year’s models, but inside is a different story—this year we get faster displays and GPUs, along with a subtly revamped design. Read more...
Tags: Gaming, Science, Windows, Laptops, Consumer Tech, Gaming Laptops, Rtx, CES 2021, Razer Blade And Blade Pro 2021 Refresh

The Revamped m17 R4 Is Alienware's First Laptop with a 360Hz Display

While Alienware hasn’t given its gaming laptops a full overhaul for 2021, like other gaming laptop makers the company is kicking off the year by refreshing its 15 and 17-inch notebooks with new Nvidia RTX 30-series GPUs. The larger m17 R4 is also getting a huge display upgrade that could make it the laptop for gamers.Read more...
Tags: Gaming, Science, Windows, Alienware, Laptops, Consumer Tech, Gaming Laptops, CES 2021, Alienware Laptop Spec Refresh 2021, M15 R4, M17 R4

Acer's Refreshed Predator Triton 300 SE Looks So Damn Good

Acer given most of its laptop lineup a major refresh at CES 2021 and there seems to be something for every budget, from entry-level machines like the Acer Aspire 5 that cost just $550, to the high-end Predator Triton 300 SE, which costs a surprisingly reasonable $1,400. It also appears to have been totally re-imagined…Read more...
Tags: Science, Acer, Laptops, Consumer Tech, Acer Aspire, Gaming Laptops, Acer Nitro, Predator Helios 300, CES 2021, Predator Triton 300 Se

Adata's First Gaming Laptop Nails It

I find it exciting when a new laptop brand enters the gaming market. The space is a little crowded at the moment, sure, but it can be refreshing to review something new. In my experience, there’s usually some feature or some hardware combination that I haven’t seen before, or the thermals are as pleasant as my…Read more...
Tags: Reviews, Gaming, Science, Computers, Laptops, ADATA, Consumer Tech, Gaming Laptops, Xpg Xenia

Acer Nitro 5 Review: A Stand-Out Budget Gaming Laptop

It’s not a stretch to say we’ll probably see new gaming laptops with bigger and better graphics cards soon with 2021 and CES right around the corner. That’s all well and good for anyone who wants the latest and greatest, but many people would prefer something that just good enough—aka something on a budget. These…Read more...
Tags: Gaming, Science, Acer, Laptops, Gaming Laptops, Acer Nitro, Acer Nitro 5, Acer Nitro 5 Review

Gateway's Back With an Imperfect But Delightful Budget Gaming Laptop

I have fond memories of late 90s and early 2000s Gateway computers. Sure, they were my dad’s preferred PC brand. So by proxy, it was ours until us kids went to college. But they were reliable, inexpensive machines. We didn’t need the latest and greatest when our social lives revolved around what we can do with the…Read more...
Tags: Reviews, Science, Gateway, Laptops, Gaming Laptops, Gateway Creator Series Laptop Review

Gateway Is Back and Making Laptops

Gateway, the famous cow-spotted PC brand of the 90s and early 2000s, is re-entering the modern computer world with its first-ever line of laptops. According to an announcement released this morning, the new laptops will be sold exclusively at Walmart and will feature Intel and AMD processors, and Nvidia RTX graphics…Read more...
Tags: Science, Walmart, Intel, Gateway, Acer, Amd, Notebooks, Laptops, Gaming Laptops, Nvidia Rtx, The Cow Print Boxes Return

Every Laptop Coming This Fall

Just when it feels like the deluge of new laptops with Intel’s 10th-gen processors and Nvidia’s RTX Super graphics cards have finally trickled to a stop, Intel goes ahead and announces the launch of its 11th-gen Tiger Lake processor. You know, the one that’s actually a system-on-chip (SoC) with integrated RAM and…Read more...
Tags: Science, Intel, Nvidia, Laptops, Gaming Laptops, Intel Xe Graphics, 11th Gen Tiger Lake, You Get A Laptop And You Get A Laptop

Asus ROG Strix Scar G15 Review: Fast, Loud, and Expensive as Hell

There’s a race starting in the gaming laptop space—or rather a race that started a while ago, but its been moving at the pace of a baby’s first steps. That race is to make the thinnest, lightest gaming laptops without sacrificing performance. As of now, that seems nigh impossible for the most part, even with a Max-Q…Read more...
Tags: Reviews, Gaming, Science, Asus, Gaming Laptops, Asus Rog Strix Scar G15 Review, Asus Rog Strix Scar G15

Lenovo Is Making a Gaming Laptop That Weighs Less Than 4 Pounds

Lenovo is shrinking the chassis of the Legion 7i from 0.79 in. to 0.7 in., and the weight from 4.6 lbs to 3.9 lbs., making the up-coming Legion Slim 7i the lightest and slimmest gaming laptop it’s ever made. The company is attempting to tackle the holy-grail of laptop design: a laptop that is light, thin, and…Read more...
Tags: Gaming, Science, Lenovo, Laptops, Gaming Laptops, Have Your Cake And Eat It Too, Lenovo Legion Slim 7i

Lenovo Is Making a Gaming Laptop That Weighs Less Than Four Pounds

Lenovo is shrinking the chassis of the Legion 7i from 0.79 in. to 0.7 in., and the weight from 4.6 lbs to 3.9 lbs., making the up-coming Legion Slim 7i the lightest and slimmest gaming laptop it’s ever made. The company is attempting to tackle the holy-grail of laptop design: a laptop that is light, thin, and…Read more...
Tags: Gaming, Science, Lenovo, Laptops, Gaming Laptops, Have Your Cake And Eat It Too, Lenovo Legion Slim 7i

The Razer Blade Pro 17 Is a Great Gaming Laptop But I'm Struggling to Be Impressed

Razer makes some of the highest quality and best-looking gaming laptops on the market. The matte black finish and clean, straight lines of the company’s Blade laptop series exude a subtle, mysterious look—almost as if they’re saying “You want to see power? I’ll show you power.” We’ve called the Blade laptops the…Read more...
Tags: Reviews, Science, Razer, Laptops, Gaming Laptops, Razer Blade Pro 17 Review, Razer Blade Pro 17 Review 2020

The Razer Blade 15 Advanced Is the MacBook Pro of Gaming Laptops

For years I’ve considered the Razer Blade 15 to be the closest thing you can get to a MacBook Pro for gamers. Sure, it doesn’t run macOS, but no other non-Apple computer does either, at least not legally. Like a MacBook Pro, the Razer Blade 15 has an understated, minimalist design and excellent build quality, but it…Read more...
Tags: Reviews, Gaming, Science, Laptops, Macbook Pro, Consumer Tech, Gaming Laptops, Razer Blade 15 Review 2020, Razer Blade 15 Advanced

Lenovo's Newest IdeaPad Is A Near-Perfect Gaming-Focused Work Laptop

Lenovo just threw a gaming laptop into its IdeaPad lineup of productivity-focused devices, and, to be honest, we’re not mad about it.Read more...
Tags: Reviews, Gaming, Science, Lenovo, Laptops, Gaming Laptops, Budget Laptops, Lenovo Ideapad Gaming 3i Review

Acer's New Predator Triton 500 Is a Good Gaming Laptop That Costs Too Damn Much

Owning a gaming laptop is super convenient, even if you don’t need one for travel. It saves space on your desk, and you don’t have to worry about messing around with monitor placement or figuring out the best place to put your desktop tower to show off all that RGB lighting while also having enough cord length for all…Read more...
Tags: Reviews, Gaming, Science, Acer, Laptops, Gaming Laptops, Acer Predator Triton 500 Review, Predator Triton 500

One of the Weirdest Gaming Laptops Just Got a Total Upgrade

Acer is giving its line of gaming notebooks the 10th-gen Intel processor treatment, along with updating their graphics cards adding displays with improved screen refresh rate. This follows Acer’s previous updates to its Predator Triton 500 and Nitro 5, which recently become available for purchase. The biggest upgrades…Read more...
Tags: Science, Intel, Acer, Gaming Laptops, Gaming notebooks

The First Gaming Laptop With AMD Inside Is Wicked Fast, Wicked Cheap, and Wicked Hot

In a world dominated by gaming laptops that look like race cars or alien space ships, the Asus ROG Zephrus G14 eschews that stereotypical look. The flashiest lights come from an optional LED matrix display on the lid (ours came without). The whole thing is a massive departure from those hefty black bricks festooned in…Read more...
Tags: Science, Asus, Amd, Gaming Laptops

HP's Redesigned Omen 15 Boasts a Slimmer Chassis and Supports Both Intel and AMD CPUs for Just $1,000

While a lot of other gaming laptop makers pushed out refreshed systems earlier this spring, HP took some extra time to give its flagship gaming laptop a full redesign and now HP is releasing the new Omen 15 alongside an updated line of accessories and peripherals.Read more...
Tags: Gaming, Science, Windows, Intel, Windows 10, Amd, Laptops, Gaming Laptops, Omen 15, Hps Omen 15 Gets A Refresh

MSI's GS66 Stealth Gaming Laptop Packs Big Specs and Thankfully Goes Light on the RGB

There’s always something I’ve appreciated about powerful gadgets that are able to hide their power levels. I’m talking about stuff like the Volkswagen Phaeton W12 that had essentially the same engine you got in a flashy Bentley Continental (minus a couple turbos), but in a car that looked like, well, a VW. In short,…Read more...
Tags: Reviews, Gaming, Science, Vw, Windows 10, MSI, Notebooks, Laptops, Consumer Tech, Bentley Continental, Volkswagen Phaeton, Gaming Laptops, Msi Gs66 Stealth Review, Gs66 Stealth

Alienware’s Upgradeable Laptop Still Holds Tons of Promise, But Not at That Price

Dell really wants you to choose its Alienware Area-51m over a high-end desktop. The company has called it a “desktop replacement” since the model’s inception, and not without reason: in addition to upgrading your memory and storage, you have the option to upgrade your CPU and GPU too. You can still do that with the…Read more...
Tags: Science, Dell, Alienware, Gpu, Alienware Area, Gaming Laptops, You Want How Much

Gigabyte’s New Aorus 17G Proves Thermals Matter More Than Ever in a Laptop

While gaming laptops have gotten a lot thinner and lighter over the years, they can still be cumbersome to carry around. When Max-Q came along, that helped shrink their size down further—at the cost of some performance—and made them as good looking as a MacBook. But if you’re not the type to compromise on performance,…Read more...
Tags: Science, Gigabyte, Laptops, Gaming Laptops, Max Q, Aorus 17g

The Revamped Razer Blade Stealth Fixes One of Its Biggest Issues

The Razer Blade Stealth was already one of the best small-but-mighty laptops on the market, and now it’s getting more powerful. Razer’s refresh adds faster CPU and GPU options along with a fix for one of the Blade Stealth’s biggest flaws.Read more...
Tags: Gaming, Science, Windows, Previews, Windows 10, Razer, Gpu, Laptops, Blade Stealth, Consumer Tech, Gaming Laptops, Razer Blade Stealth 2020 Refresh

Lenovo Makes Big Battery Life Claims for Its New Budget Gaming Laptops

This morning Lenovo announced a hefty overhaul to its gaming lineup. Which isn’t surprising. Everyone is refreshing their gaming laptops after new CPUs and GPUs were announced recently by Intel and Nvidia respectively. However, with a starting price of $730 Lenovo seems to be offering some of the most affordable…Read more...
Tags: Science, Intel, Nvidia, Lenovo, Lenovo Ideapad, Gaming Laptops, Lenovo Legion

The Razer Blade Stealth Is the Beefy Little Laptop I Always Wanted

My first gaming laptop, which I bought more than 15 years ago, was a 10-pound, 17-inch beast so big and heavy I only really moved it around when traveling back and forth between home and college. I eventually upgraded to a 15-inch laptop that was a little easier to carry around, but because its case and cooling…Read more...
Tags: Reviews, Science, Laptops, Razer Blade Stealth, Consumer Tech, RGB, NVIDIA GTX, Gaming Laptops, Razer Blade Stealth 2020 Review

There's No Such Thing as Too Many LED Lights

When it comes to laptops, especially ones of the gaming variety, I ask you: How many lights are too much? 10, 20, 100? Well how about 1,215, because that’s the number of LEDs Asus put on the new Zephyrus G14's lid alone. Read more...
Tags: Gaming, Science, Asus, Ces, LEDs, Laptops, First Look, Consumer Tech, Gaming Laptops, CES 2020, Asus Zephryus G14 First Look

Alienware's Big Redesign Comes to Its Thinnest Gaming Laptops

At CES Alienware announced a major redesign, featuring devices with soft-touch plastic, curved [curved what?], and an overall look that was meant to be less aggressive with its gamer aesthetics. But new design only launched on Alienware’s enormous and enormously powerful Area-51M, a laptop that starts at $2,150 and…Read more...
Tags: Gaming, Science, Dell, Alienware, Gaming Laptops, Alienware M15, Alienware M17, Blue Light Blocking, CES Alienware

HP's Omen X 2S Gaming Laptop Has Customizable Second Screen to Help Up Your Game

Bendy screens are a hot topic right now, given Samsung’s folding phone, and cool prototypes like Lenovo’s flexible screen laptop, but HP’s Omen X 2S laptop is taking a different approach to packing more display into a device. Instead of one big screen that doubles as a touchpad and keyboard, the Omen X 2S will put a…Read more...
Tags: Gaming, Science, Samsung, Hp, Lenovo, Gaming Laptops, HP Omen X 2s

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