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Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga Convertible Review: Business Flexibility

07/28/2014 - 12:27

[inline:files/review/2014-07-21/P4054219.jpg] The next candidate in our barrage of ThinkPad reviews is the ThinkPad Yoga, which, at first glance, might seem a little bit redundant.  After all, we’ve already got three current-gen Yoga models to...

Conclusion

07/21/2014 - 12:20

[inline:files/review/2014-07-21/P4054204.jpg] There are multiple angles from which to approach the ThinkPad Yoga’s evaluation, so in our conclusion here, we’ll try and break it down for you in context with both the X240 and the previous Yogas...

Performance - Synthetic GPU/Gaming

07/21/2014 - 12:12

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Performance - Processor, Applications, Storage Devices

07/21/2014 - 12:06

At least on paper, the ThinkPad Yoga ought to coast through most typical business challenges in much the same way as did the X240 and T440s (not to mention the IdeaPad Flex 14 before them).  A couple notes to help differentiate it from those recent...

Battery Life, Software and Warranty

07/21/2014 - 11:57

Battery Life The most pertinent comparison to the ThinkPad Yoga would be the recently-reviewed Yoga 11S, whose chipset was a slightly-lower 13W TDP, but which—in spite of the performance sacrifices as compared to higher TDP chipsets—still...

User Interface, A/V Quality, Thermal Design

07/21/2014 - 11:49

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MSI GT70 2PE Dominator Pro Gaming Notebook Review: Appropriately named

06/20/2014 - 10:43

[inline:files/review/2014-06-06/P4264361.jpg] It was only last year that we were singing the praises of the GT60, which was one of the fastest notebooks we’d seen to date. Its larger cousin, the GT70, features a 17.3” screen (versus the GT60...

Conclusion

06/06/2014 - 17:37

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Gaming Performance - Synthetic and Real-World

06/06/2014 - 17:31

Synthetic GPU Benchmarks Now for some fun and games! The Kepler-based NVIDIA GTX 880M in the GT70 is deemed to be the fastest single-GPU option currently available for mobile computing. The particular variant of this adapter in the GT70 2PE carries 8 GB...

Performance - Processor, General, Storage Devices

06/06/2014 - 17:27

[inline:files/review/2014-06-06/P4264365.jpg] The real question is how much better we can expect the GT70 to perform versus the 15.6” version we reviewed last year. The GT60 was already an impressive piece of tech, able to handle pretty much...