Asus Z80K Notebook Review

Subject: Mobile | March 14, 2005 - 02:29 PM |
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Andrew Ku of Hot Hardware has published a review of the Asus Z80K notebook based on the Athlon 64 processor.  Coming in at over 8 pounds, they think it may not be a great system for every day travel.


So what's the bottom line?  Why buy this notebook over Dell's or HP's desktop replacements? Well, given that our sample was priced at $1,744.99, Asus is offering a quality notebook at a very competitive price point.

Source: HotHardware

Information on AMD's Turion 64 Platform

Subject: Mobile | March 10, 2005 - 08:21 PM |
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Our buddies over at Anandtech have done a little write up on the recently announced AMD Turion 64 technology, so head on over and give it a read if you are interested in the next AMD mobile products. 

AMD doesn't have the resources of Intel, that's plain and simple.  They have done an excellent job with their K8 architecture, but for AMD to devote additional resources to developing another architecture, strictly mobile oriented, it's just not possible at this time.  At the same time, AMD's Athl

Source: AnandTech

Anand's Take on Mobile 6800 Ultra

Subject: Mobile | February 24, 2005 - 10:22 PM |
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The guys at Anandtech also had the opportunity to take the new GeForce Go 6800 Ultra for a spin on Dell's new flagship gaming notebook. Is this latest mobile graphics module truly worthy of the "Ultra" branding? Per usual, there's only one way to find out.

Today, Dell is introducing their Inspirion XPS Gen 2.

Source: AnandTech

New XPS Notebook with 6800 Ultra GPU

Subject: Mobile | February 24, 2005 - 07:06 PM |
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I'm not sure how this slipped through the cracks, but Dell has released the second generation of its mobile powerhouse Inspiron XPS notebook. HotHardware has the scoop on this new speed demon, including a detailed look at the rig's NVIDIA GeForce Go 6800 Ultra graphics module. If you want to see some insane benchmark results from a notebook in all the latest games, head over and take a look.

Source: HotHardware

Mobile GPU Shootout

Subject: Mobile | February 23, 2005 - 11:19 AM |
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ExtremeTech has rounded up the best mobile graphics modules available today and set them head to head through a series of benchmarks. From the "original" GeForce Go 6800 based on DDR1 memory to ATI's flagship Mobility Radeon X800 and even the new GeForce Go 6800 using DDR3, there are sure to be some impressive benchmark numbers.

In the end, the winner of this contest depends on the matchup.

Source: Extremetech

ATI rolls out new notebook chipset

Subject: Mobile | February 17, 2005 - 04:49 PM |
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Graphics chip maker ATI on Thursday rolled out a new chipset for notebook PCs with Advanced Micro Devices' processors.

Rock Direct Quaddra 64 3700 Laptop

Subject: Mobile | December 27, 2004 - 05:47 AM |
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Introducing the Quaddra 64 Laptop from Rock Direct


  • Up to AMD Athlon 64 3700+ Processor

  • Microsoft® Windows® XP Home

  • Up to 2Gb DDR400 RAM

  • 60Gb 7200rpm / 80Gb 5400rpm HDD

  • 17.0' WXGA+ TFT Screen (
  • Source: Hexus

    'Tis The Season For Notebook PCs

    Subject: Mobile | December 10, 2004 - 09:38 PM |
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    SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 10, 2004 - While some time-honored holiday traditions never change, the 2004 holiday season is increasingly going digital with notebooks amongst this season's brightest sellers.

    According to consumer retail figures from The NPD Group, notebooks are becoming as popular as TVs. During "Black Friday," the name retailers give for the day after Thanksgiving, consumer notebook sales exceeded the sales of all types of TVs.1 Analyst firm Gartner expects both U.S.

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    Introduction

    ATI is announcing a new mobility GPU based on the X800 technology and one based on the X300 technology. We go over the basics of what has changed in this PCI Express-based mobile chip

    Alienware Prepares Athlon 64 Notebook for Gamers

    Subject: Mobile | July 19, 2004 - 06:57 PM |
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    This looks to be a kick ass gaming machine, and I happen to think one is headed my way very soon for testing.  :)  These babies include an nForce3 chispet, Radeon 9700 mobility and special gaming LCDs!

    Regardless of which feature you examine, every aspect of the new Aurora-m64 is custom tailored around maximizing the gaming experience.