NOTEBOOK

March 12th, 2014

GTX 800M; NVIDIA’s Maxwell Goes Mobile

By mixing the best of NVIDIA’s Maxwell and Kepler architectures while adding many new features, the GeForce GTX 800M series hopes to take the notebook market by storm.

August 22nd, 2011

ASUS G74SX-A1 Gaming Notebook Review

The words “gaming” and “notebook” used to be mutually exclusive but as technology has become more efficient, combining high performance components into a reasonably priced notebook is now possible.  ASUS has been leading the charge towards value oriented portable gaming and their new G74SX-A1 with its GTX 560M graphics card and sub-$1800 could be perfect for [...]

May 25th, 2010

Nvidia Introduces GeForce GTX 480m, the World’s Fastest Notebook GPU

DX11 fans now have a choice in the mobile GPU market, as Nvidia has officially released information on their new Fermi mobile GPU, dubbed the GTX 480 Nvidia PR Rep Brian Burke notified HWC earlier today that Nvidia had introduced their new mobile graphics kingpin on the Nvidia blog. States Mr. Burke: “The GeForce GTX [...]

May 19th, 2010

MSI Unveils CX620MX, CX420MX Performance Multimedia Notebooks

MSI has announced two new notebooks with its own twist on switchable graphics, utilizing the Core i3/HM55 platform. The CX620MX (15.6″) and CX420MX (14”), the latest additions to MSI’s C series, are equipped with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 545v discrete graphics cards with DDR3 512MB of display memory and the all-new Intel® Core™ processor for [...]

January 7th, 2010

MSI’s 2010 Laptop & Netbook Lineup Detailed

Chic and innovative, MSI to cause a stir at CES 2010 with several new models from Arrandale-equipped ULVs to 3D notebooks.   The CES line-up will include G-Series gaming laptops equipped with Intel’s newest Calpella platform, GE-Series and 3D entertainment notebooks, C-Series notebooks equipped with the Arrandale platform’s Intel Core i5 Processors, the popular X-Slim [...]

November 19th, 2009

ASUS & NVIDIA Launch G51J First 3D 120HZ Notebook with 3D Vision

As the first notebook capable of producing realistic 3D visuals in games and videos, the new ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) G51J 3D is designed to deliver a truly immersive gaming and multimedia experience to gamers everywhere. Equipped with NVIDIA 3D Vision and bundled with specially designed 3D glasses, the ASUS G51J 3D—which sports an [...]

August 14th, 2009

Lenovo Recalls Batteries in Thinkpad Notebooks

For those using Thinkpad notebooks, take note, Lenovo is currently recalling and offering replacements for batteries of the following models that report “Irreparable damage” or “Battery cannot be charged” messages. Apperently the number of units experiencing this problem is far higher than normal, but has not been known to cause damage to the notebooks aside [...]

June 15th, 2009

NVIDIA Launches 5 New Notebook GPU’s; Takes 40nm and DX10.1 Mobile

NVIDIA is adding the powerful GT200 based mGPU (Mobile GPU) graphics chips to the market with a new and improved G200M lineup.   The G200M’s bring bleeding edge technology to the mobile platform with the 40nm manufacturing process (something not even available on most of their mainstream desktops graphics cards at this time) GDDR5 memory, [...]

June 5th, 2009

Rule All the Bases with ASUS and ROG Hardware

 ASUS’ Republic of Gamers (ROG), a brand synonymous with gaming and overclocking, today presented a host of innovations and products designed to provide users with the ultimate experience in high performance gaming and overclocking. These include ROG’s exclusive MemOK! one-click memory rescue tool for effortless and worry-free memory upgrades, the limited edition ASUS ROG MARS [...]