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    Lenovo Legion Y920 Review – A Big, Bulky Gaming Laptop Powerhouse

    The Good: Terrific performance, beautiful display, overclockable GPU and CPU, doesn’t get too hot The Bad: Really short battery life, so-so audio, this particular mechanical keyboard feels strange, dated design, Wi-Fi connectivity issues Who it’s for: Pro gamers, aspiring pro gamers, VR enthusiasts, streamers The Short: The Lenovo Legion Y920 is a red-hot 1080p gaming laptop, even if it’s weighed […]

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    The HP Omen X Laptop is Perfect for Aspiring Pro Gamers

    As we’ve covered a few times here, it’s a real thing now! We know, we’re still adjusting to this future, too. Professional gaming has exploded into a huge business that resembles pro sports in every meaningful way — organized leagues, rabid fans, cheating scandals, expensive sponsorship deals, and yes, even university esports scholarships. We’ve seen an […]

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    Nvidia Max-Q Design Will Enable Light and Thin High-Performance Gaming Laptops

    Remember when you had to settle for a so-so gaming laptop because you really didn’t want to lug around a 12-pound behemoth? Nvidia just made that compromise unnecessary. At his Computex 2017 keynote in Taipei, Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang revealed Max-Q, a new design approach to the company’s GPUs that enable shockingly thin and light […]

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    The Acer Nitro Series is a New Line of Midrange Gaming Laptops [Hands-On]

    UPDATE 06/01/17 – I got some hands-on time with the Nitro 5 at Acer’s Computex booth, and I liked what I saw. It’s hefty in a world that suddenly has somewhat light gaming laptops, but it’s a formidable performer for its price. I played Overwatch for a few minutes and got stable 60 fps performance playing in […]

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    The Lenovo Legion Y920 is a Monster of a Gaming Notebook

    Back at CES, we remarked that the Lenovo Legion Y320 and Y520 were content to be low-to-mid range gaming laptops — they were affordable, but they weren’t the primo stuff. Lenovo’s saved that until today, with the announcement of the Legion Y920. This is a powerhouse of a laptop that makes no pretenses about being lightweight. […]

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    Razer’s Three-Display Laptop Prototype Was Stolen During CES Last Week

    One of the all too many things we didn’t get a chance to see at CES 2017 was Project Valerie, a prototype of what might be the most ambitious gaming laptop yet (Acer may disagree). Razer’s 17″ 4K laptop had two additional 17″ 4K displays hidden behind the main one that could be pulled out to […]

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    Dell Announces New Alienware 15 and 17 Gaming Laptops

    The gaming laptop wars are heating up, and while Acer definitely brought the inferno, Dell’s not doing too badly for themselves. They’re announcing their new Alienware 15 and 17 laptops at the PAX West gaming convention today, and sure enough, they promise to be VR-ready thanks to mobile version’s of Nvidia’s new 10-series GPUs. The […]

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    HP Levels Up Its Gaming Efforts With the Omen Line

    When Nvidia and AMD both dropped next-gen GPUs and the major PC-tied virtual reality headsets all came out, we knew for sure that 2016 was going to be a big year for gaming PCs. We just saw Lenovo release two at Gamescom, and now HP is chiming in with their own as part of their Omen […]