Hands-on with Lenovo’s Yoga C940 laptops (14 inch with Ice Lake, 15.6 inch with Coffee Lake + GTX 1650)

Lenovo unveiled a new line of Yoga C940 laptops at IFA earlier this month, and they’re coming to the US in October. The Lenovo Yoga C940 14 inch notebook weighs less than 3 pounds and is one of the first laptops to feature a 10th-gen Intel Ice Lake processor with Iris Plus graphics. It’s expected to […]

Partaker B18 is a mini PC with a Core i7-8750H hexa-core CPU (for $450 and up)

Intel’s Core i7-8750H processor is a 6-core, 45 watt that’s most commonly found in gaming laptops and other mobile computers. But compact desktop computer maker Partaker has stuffed the chip into its latest small form factor desktop. The Partaker B18 is available from AliExpress for about $450 and up. The entry-level price is for a […]

Maingear’s newest Pulse 15 is a 4.4 pound gaming laptop with hexa-core CPU, NVIDIA graphics, $1399 starting price

Maingear is updating its Pulse 15 gaming laptop with a new model that features an Intel Core i7-8750H hexa-core processor, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics, up to 32GB of RAM, and up to 8TB of storage. The new Maingear Pulse 15 has a backlit keyboard with RGB lighting, a 1080p display, and a whole bunch […]

System76 launches a 4.4 pound Linux laptop with 6-core Intel CPU, NVIDIA graphics (Oryx Pro)

Linux computer maker System76 launched its first laptops with 8th-gen Intel Core processors last year. Those computers featured quad-core, 15 watt processors based on Intel’s Kaby Lake Refresh architecture. But now System76 is taking pre-orders for a laptop that packs much more power. The updated System76 Oryx Pro features an Intel Core i7-8750H hexa-core, 45 watt […]

4.1 pound Asus ZenBook Pro 15 with Core i9 CPU + NVIDIA graphics on the way

It looks like Asus is getting ready to update its laptop lineup, with a number of new models on the way including a few low-cost notebooks with entry-level, low-power specs and a few high-end models with premium hardware and design elements. One of thee most impressive could be the updated Asus ZenBook Pro 15. It’s […]

Dell XPS 15 with Coffee Lake-H now available for $1000 and up

The new Dell XPS 15 9570 is a 4 pound notebook with a 15.6 inch display, an Intel Coffee Lake-H processor, and support for NVIDIA graphics on some models. First unveiled last month, the Dell XPS 15 9570 is now available for order from Dell for $1000 and up. The entry-level model features an 8th-gen Intel […]

Dell Latitude laptops get a Coffee Lake-H upgrade

Dell is updating its Latitude line of business-class laptops with new 14 and 15 inch models sporting 45 watt Intel Coffee Lake-H processors. The Dell Latitude 5491 (14 inch) and Latitude 5591 (15.6 inch) notebooks are now available with up to an 8th-gen Intel Core i7 hexa-core processor and with optional NVIDIA GeForce MX130 graphics. […]

HP’s new ZBook mobile workstations: 4K displays, hexa-core CPUs, compact designs

Consumer laptops have gotten thinner and lighter in recent years, but so have high-performance notebooks. It’s not hard to find a gaming laptop that weighs less than 5 pounds these days. And the same is true of mobile workstation PCs. Sure, that’s a far cry from consumer notebooks, which sometimes weigh less than 2 pounds. […]

Asus launches crazy-powerful (and pricey) ROG Zephyrus gaming laptops

Asus is refreshing its Republic of Gamers (ROG) lineup with a whole bunch of new models, including two relatively compact 15.6 inch models: the Zephyrus (GX501GI) and the Zephyrus M (GM501). They’re both thin and light (by gaming laptop standards, anyway), and they’re also pretty powerful. Both feature NVIDIA GeForce 10-series graphics, 6-core Intel Coffee […]

MSI GS65 Stealth Thin is a 0.7 inch, 4.1 pound premium gaming laptop

MSI is updating its gaming a laptop lineup (as is pretty much every other company that makes gaming laptops). New MSI portable gaming machines include the 17.3 inch GT75 Titan with up to an Intel Core i9 Coffee Lake-H processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphics, an 18.4 inch GT83 Titan with all of the […]

Gigabyte Aero gaming laptops get Coffee Lake-H upgrade, some models with 144Hz displays

Any PC maker can slap together some off-the-shelf components and tell you that the result is a gaming laptop, especially now that Intel, NVIDIA, and AMD all offer high-performance CPU and GPU solutions aimed at mobile computers. But Gigabyte’s new Aero 15 and Aero 15X computers don’t just use the latest NVIIDA GeForce 10 series […]