With 2021 coming to a close, it is time again to look back at the laptop market. Despite bumps from the COVID pandemic, the laptop ecosystem continues to flourish, delivering a bevvy of new products based on new platforms. For 2021, AMD launched their very successful Ryzen 5000 series products (codenamed Cezanne) featuring the latest Zen 3 CPU cores paired with AMD Vega graphics. Intel, still basking in the glow of the Tiger Lake launch in late 2020 continues to feature the 11th generation Core platform that is now over a year old. Based on the Willow Cove cores and featuring a much-improved Intel Xe graphics solution, Intel's solution still provides excellent performance and efficiency for the PC laptop space. The big news of 2021 was...
The Gateway P-6831 FX may very well be the most interesting gaming notebook we've ever looked at. Read on to find out how they've raised the bar and why...89 by Jarred Walton on 3/28/2008
AVADirect sent us their M570RU laptop decked out with many of the latest performance parts. Besides reviewing the notebook, we felt the time was right for a closer look...15 by Jarred Walton on 3/14/2008
NVIDIA officially launched the 8800M GTS and GTX mobile graphics chips back in November, but actually getting a notebook equipped with either GPU has been quite difficult… join us...11 by Jarred Walton on 1/7/2008
Today marks the launch of NVIDIA's GeForce 8800M parts, with up to twice the performance of last generation mobile hardware. Read on to find out why gaming notebooks might...19 by Jarred Walton on 11/19/2007
Our initial look at the Toshiba Satellite X205 skipped over some items, like the LCD and DX10 gaming performance. We're back with the conclusion, which includes a closer...8 by Jarred Walton on 9/6/2007
The One Laptop Per Child organization is about to begin final production of their $100 laptop. Can they bring the information revolution to the developing world?22 by Ryan Smith on 8/8/2007