Gaming laptops archive

  • Gigabyte P2742G 17-inch gaming laptop saves you pennies
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    Gigabyte P2742G 17-inch gaming laptop saves you pennies

    By 11 February 2013

    Gigabyte has gone for the jugular when it comes to value with its P2742G. Priced at £909, you get one hell of a gaming laptop for the money. Specs include Windows 8, an i7 processor and a Nvidia GeForce GTX 660M GPU. The laptop also uses hybrid storage...

  • Razer Blade gaming laptop now twice as fast thanks to GTX and quad-core processor
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    Razer Blade gaming laptop now twice as fast thanks to GTX and quad-core processor

    By 3 September 2012

    The dedicated gaming laptop, the Razer Blade, has had its feature set boosted, making it twice as fast as the original. The laptop, which features a 17.3-inch display, manages to maintain its svelte credentials, with a 22mm waistline when closed and weighing...

  • Samsung 700G7A GAMER review
    Laptops 4 out of 5

    Samsung 700G7A GAMER review

    By 11 April 2012

    Samsung's latest gaming laptop is a monster of a 17-inch machine, with a huge, bright screen and a powerful combination of Core i7 and ATI Radeon graphics. It's one of the heaviest laptops we've looked at, weighing in at almost 4Kg, but with plenty of...

  • Razer takes on Alienware with Razer Blade gaming laptop
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    Razer takes on Alienware with Razer Blade gaming laptop

    By 26 August 2011

    Alienware has a new challenger. Razer, the gaming peripherals company known for its hardcore gaming mice and accessories, has made the move into creating it’s first gaming laptop: the Razer Blade.  The new laptop will boast powerful specs housed in...

  • Medion Erazer X6813 review
    Laptops 4 out of 5

    Medion Erazer X6813 review

    By 25 July 2011

    In the shiny world of expensive MacBooks and lightning-quick Alienware laptops we frequently pay through the nose for power. Getting that all-out speed however doesn’t necessarily require a nasty dent in your bank balance. There are plenty of laptops...

  • MSI GX740  review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    MSI GX740 review

    By 19 November 2010

    MSI recently expanded its GX gaming series of laptops with the introduction of the aggressively priced 15-inch GX640 and the 17-inch GX740, with the latter available for less than £900 - not bad for a serious gaming model. But, is it any good? The gargantuan...

  • Best gaming laptops on the market right now
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    Best gaming laptops on the market right now

    By 8 September 2010

    The desktop is dead, apparently, long live the ridiculously overpowered, heavy and LED encrusted gaming laptop that'll take your arm off and crush your femurs should you try to either carry it anywhere or rest it on your thighs. All the manufacturers...

  • MSI GX660 high end gaming goliath
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    MSI GX660 high end gaming goliath

    By 23 August 2010

    MSI has unleashed a beast of a laptop - the GX660, which has all the high-end spec that you'd expect from a £1699 machine, but with a big focus on the audio performance as well.  MSI has teamed up with Danish sound specialist Dynaudio to come up with...

  • Alienware M11x 11-incher gets performance boost
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    Alienware M11x 11-incher gets performance boost

    By 9 June 2010

    All you PC gamers out there will be pleased to know that Dell has announced that it will be boosting the performance of its Alienware M11x laptop. The extra meat on the already decidedly meaty bone comes from new Intel i5 and Core i7 processor options...

  • Alienware M11x to become even more powerful
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    Alienware M11x to become even more powerful

    By 24 May 2010

    The Alienware M11x is an absolute beast of a netbook. It runs all of the latest games without a hitch. That's because it is, according to a Dell boss-man at least, "the most powerful 11-inch notebook in the world". So the news that its processor is going...

  • Asus rolls out N61JV notebook
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    Asus rolls out N61JV notebook

    By 22 April 2010

    Taiwanese computer manufacturer Asus has released the N61JV - a multimedia laptop that the company says is an attempt to balance performance and battery life. It also happens to be the company's first machine featuring Nvidia's Optimus graphics switching,...

  • Asus unveils G73 gaming laptop
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    Asus unveils G73 gaming laptop

    By 24 March 2010

    Asus has rolled out another model in its "Republic Of Gamers" line of gaming machines. The latest is the G73, which Asus reckons has "an understated, subtly aggressive design inspired by the iconic and unsurpassed stealth fighter". Inside, there's a fair...

  • MSI launches GX640 and GX740 gaming notebooks
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    MSI launches GX640 and GX740 gaming notebooks

    By 18 February 2010

    MSI has announced that two new models are to launch into its GX gaming notebook series in Europe, with the 15-inch GX640 and the 17-inch GX740 due to go on sale in the UK in March. Powered by the latest Intel Core i5 processor the GX series boasts "obscene...

  • Alienware M15x, Aurora and Area 51
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    Alienware M15x, Aurora and Area 51

    By 23 September 2009

    Dell has unveiled a pair of new gaming desktop machines, and a 15-inch version of its gaming laptop. Pocket-lint was on hand to take a few photos, and here are the results. It's worth noting that these are prototypes - the lighting on the desktop machines...

  • Dell launches Alienware M15x gaming laptop
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    Dell launches Alienware M15x gaming laptop

    By 23 September 2009

    Dell's ownership of Alienware is starting to take hold, with the company starting to roll out laptops and desktops that take advantage of the multinational's bulk-buying power and economies of scale. As a result, there's more component options crammed...

  • Alienware offers "nebula red" M17x
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    Alienware offers "nebula red" M17x

    By 16 July 2009

    If the only thing stopping you from splashing out on Alienware's £1699 and up M17x gaming laptop was that it wasn't available in red, then today is your lucky day. The company, or more accurately, Dell, its parent company is offering the high-end portable...

  • Asus launches G60 gaming laptop
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    Asus launches G60 gaming laptop

    By 25 June 2009

    In the Lamborghini showrooms in South Kensington, Asus has just launched its G60 gaming laptop. It's a 16-inch beast, with a Core 2 Quad processor. It also packs 4GB of DDR3 RAM, from a 320GB to upto a 1TB solid state hard drive, Blu-ray, and the impressive...

  • Alienware M17x
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    Alienware M17x

    By 2 June 2009

    We've just been dropped a bunch of pictures of Dell's new Alienware machine, and gosh aren't they pretty. There's also some information about the UK pricing of the machine, which will officially start at £1700, including VAT and delivery. To recap, the...

  • Dell launches Alienware M17x gaming laptop
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    Dell launches Alienware M17x gaming laptop

    By 29 May 2009

    Dell is set to announce a new Alienware gaming laptop at E3. The company hasn't launched too many gaming products since taking a stake in Alienware in 2006, so this machine represents a couple of years' worth of development. As you'd expect from an Alienware...

  • Dell XPS M1530 laptop review
    Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Dell XPS M1530 laptop review

    By 21 January 2008

    When Dell announced it would be overhauling its premium notebook brand, the XPS line, with an ultraportable in the form of the XPS M1330, the company was clearly on to a winning formula. So, it comes as no surprise this latest model is exactly the same...

  • CES 2008: Gateway debuts FX Edition gaming laptop
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    CES 2008: Gateway debuts FX Edition gaming laptop

    By 7 January 2008

    Gateway has announced its first FX Edition laptop for gamers at CES in Las Vegas. THe new P-Series FX Edition laptops will feature an Intel Core 2 Duo processor with Intel Centrino Mobile Technology, NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTS 512MB GDDR3 graphics solution,...

  • Dell XPS M1730 laptop review
    Laptops 4.5 out of 5

    Dell XPS M1730 laptop review

    By 26 November 2007

    If you have any passing interest in PC gaming then you’ll have found it impossible to ignore Dell’s XPS gaming range, as it’s the most powerful brand out there. There is still a great deal of controversy on whether a gaming notebook is a logical...

  • Toshiba Satellite X200-20s Laptop review
    Laptops 4.5 out of 5

    Toshiba Satellite X200-20s Laptop review

    By 15 October 2007

    Toshiba notebooks have long fallen into two distinct camps: there are those machines for the office worker and then there is the amazing Qosmio line of machines aimed at the high-end multimedia user. However, Toshiba has never played in the gaming end...

  • Alienware launches Area-51 m9750 notebook in the UK
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    Alienware launches Area-51 m9750 notebook in the UK

    By 27 June 2007

    Announced at CES earlier this year, Alienware have finally got around to announcing the launch of their latest gaming notebook – the Area-51 m9750 - in the UK. With the boast of being to be the first 17-inch notebook in the world to fuse the two (!)...

  • Evesham introduces Zieo N500-HD notebook
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    Evesham introduces Zieo N500-HD notebook

    By 23 May 2007

    UK-based Evesham has announced an addition to its current notebook range – the Zieo N500-HD. A 17-inch WSXGA X-Bright display, 2GB of RAM, the latest NVDIA graphics unit, a 2.2GHz Intel Core 2 Duo T7500 processor and a 160GB hard drive certainly appear...