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NVIDIA Battery Boost Functionality, Battery Life

06/06/2014 - 17:17

Now here’s where things get interesting. Clearly, battery life while gaming isn’t of paramount importance in most scenarios to most users, but seeing as that’s the area in which the GT70 really excels (apart from the obvious advantages...

User Interface, A/V Quality, Cooling, Software and Warranty

06/06/2014 - 16:58

Yet again, much of the same commentary from our GT60 review applies here. For starters, while the SteelSeries keyboard is literally identical (and still excellent, to boot, though the layout takes some getting used to), the touchpad has seen its chrome...

Lenovo ThinkPad X240 Ultrabook Review: A Philosophical Shift

02/25/2014 - 10:08

[inline:files/review/2014-02-17/PC163880.jpg] Alongside our T440s review unit was something slightly smaller and dear to our hearts: the latest entry in the ThinkPad X series of notebooks.  Seeing as this very review is being typed on a Lenovo X220...

Conclusion

02/17/2014 - 14:03

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Performance - Storage Devices, Synthetic GPU, Gaming

02/17/2014 - 13:57

Performance – Storage Devices Taking a closer look at the storage device responsible for that high PCMark 7 score helps us to visualize the tangible versus intangible benefits.  Our first test, AS SSD, provides an already interesting...

Performance - Introduction, Processor, Application Performance

02/17/2014 - 13:51

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Battery Life, Software and Warranty

02/17/2014 - 13:43

[inline:files/review/2014-02-17/PC163894.jpg] Battery Life This will probably be the most controversial aspect of the X240’s design—apart from perhaps the aforementioned touchpad mishaps.  It isn’t that the battery life is poor; in...

User Interface, A/V Quality, Cooling

02/17/2014 - 13:37

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Lenovo ThinkPad T440s Ultrabook Review: The Ultimate Business Ultraportable?

02/03/2014 - 13:37

[inline:files/review/2014-01-12/PC063666.jpg] Arguably some of the most thoughtful machines on the market are Lenovo’s venerable ThinkPads, which—while sporadically brave in their assertions—are still among the most conservative (yet...

StarTech USB 3.0 Dual Video Laptop Docking Station Review

01/13/2014 - 12:46

[inline:files/review/2014-01-01/PB063557.jpg] We’re always on the hunt for good docking stations, and sometimes it can be difficult to locate one when you aren’t afforded the luxury of a dedicated docking port. Fortunately, with the advent of...