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Lenovo ThinkPad W540 Mobile Workstation Review: Two steps forward...?

03/09/2015 - 12:04

[inline:files/review/2015-03-04/P9260212.jpg] Although the target market and design emphasis may be different, there is one thing consumer and business-grade laptops have in common: a drift away from processing power and toward portability and efficiency...


03/04/2015 - 14:38


Performance - Synthetic GPU and Gaming

03/04/2015 - 12:17

Synthetic GPU Benchmarks

Performance - Processor, General, Storage Devices

03/04/2015 - 12:14

Here’s where the W540 is meant to shine.  All the battery life tests in the world wouldn’t matter if the W540’s performance wasn’t up to snuff.  Is it?

User Interface, A/V Quality, Thermal Design, Battery Life

03/04/2015 - 11:59

User Interface

MSI GT72 2QE Dominator Pro Gaming Notebook Review: The Baddest Gets Better

12/12/2014 - 15:41

[inline:files/review/2014-12-11/five_pictures10_3271_20141008101747.png] MSI’s unapologetically large GT70 “Dominator Pro” series of machines knows its audience well: for every gripe about the notebooks’ hulking sizes, a snicker...


12/12/2014 - 00:14

[inline:files/review/2014-12-11/PA260271.jpg] The $2,999 GT72 2QE leaves no doubt; it is the fastest gaming laptop we’ve ever reviewed, thanks almost exclusively to its NVIDIA GTX 980M and its class-leading performance.  But let’s not...

Performance Part 3: GPU/Gaming

12/12/2014 - 00:04

Synthetic GPU Benchmarks

Performance Part 2: Storage Devices

12/11/2014 - 23:59

[inline:files/review/2014-12-11/PA260292_0.jpg] Now let’s take a closer look at just what that quad-SSD RAID can do for the GT72. AS SSD [inline:files/review/2014-12-11/ASSSD.png] Yeah, that’s kind of what we expected.  Again, to...

Performance Part 1: Processor and General

12/11/2014 - 23:51

[inline:files/review/2014-12-11/PA260273.jpg] Performance Since we’ve covered the GTX 980M already once (again, see Ryan’s review), the GT72 has already been put through its paces graphically.  But general system performance is still a...