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Samsung SF310-S02UK
4 out of 5

Samsung SF310-S02UK

By 7 March 2011

The first thing you notice about the Samsung SF310 isn't the 13.3-inch screen, the Core i5 processor, the nice complement of ports and features (including NVidia Optimus graphics and a DVD-RW drive), the excellent build quality or the battery life; it's... >>

Dell XPS 15 L501X
4 out of 5

Dell XPS 15 L501X

By 7 February 2011

For a widescreen 15-inch laptop, the latest version of the Dell XPS 15 is a huge - if stylish - slab of a machine. The hefty base, with a curved cutout for the dropped hinge and stereo JBL speakers flanking the keyboard, makes the screen look slender... >>

MSI GT663 gaming notebook spotted in the wild

MSI GT663 gaming notebook spotted in the wild

By 10 September 2010

What you're looking at here is the, as yet not even officially announced, MSI GT663 gaming notebook that was on show at the Nvidia showcase in London. The gaming PC comes with either an Intel Core i7 or i5 chip, with an Nvidia GeForce GT460M chip on board,... >>

Asus rolls out N61JV notebook

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,... >>

Next-gen Nvidia ION announced

Next-gen Nvidia ION announced

By 2 March 2010

Nvidia has pulled the covers off its next generation ION chipset, bringing a host of advantages to users looking for a low power solution. Rumours circulating the Internet had the next-gen chip down as ION2, but Nvidia confirmed to us that it would be... >>

Macbooks getting Optimus dual graphics too?

Macbooks getting Optimus dual graphics too?

By 19 February 2010

Nvidia's Optimus graphics may well be showing up in the next generation of the Apple Macbook Pro, if rumours prove accurate. The technology allows a laptop to automatically switch between integrated and discrete graphics, offering power when it's needed... >>

VIDEO: Nvidia Optimus demonstrated

VIDEO: Nvidia Optimus demonstrated

By 9 February 2010

Nvidia Optimus is going to be rolling out with most major manufacturers this year, giving you the benefit of long battery life from integrated graphics, or great performance from a discrete GPU, without you, the user, having to manually switch. The great... >>

Nvidia Optimus auto-switches on your graphics on demand

Nvidia Optimus auto-switches on your graphics on demand

By 9 February 2010

Nvidia dropped a note about its Optimus technology in a short blog post prior to CES this year, but we've got the full low down from Nvidia for the service that launches today. Nvidia Optimus seamlessly bridges the gap between integrated and discrete... >>