Subject: Mobile | June 16, 2005 - 10:49 AM | Ryan Shrout
If you ever wanted a super fast, and super hot notebook desktop replacement part, this looks like it could be it. The Dell Inspiron XPS Gen 2 is powered by a Dothan core Pentium M processor but that is countered by the use of the NVIDIA GeForce Go 6800 Ultra GPU!
Considering that this is a notebook that is supposed to be mainly running on AC, we were pleased with the results.
SUNNYVALE, CALIF.-March 15, 2005- Keeping in line with St. Patrick's Day's lucky green color scheme, this week Seventeen Magazine is giving away a modded AMD processor-based Averatec notebook in its monthly sweepstakes offering. The custom-painted green notebook is profiled in Seventeen's Freebies sweepstakes found in the print and online March issue, reaching more than 2.9 million teenagers. The lucky winner of the Mobile AMD Athlon(tm) 64 processor-based Averatec notebook will be selected Sunday, March 20.
Subject: Mobile | March 14, 2005 - 02:29 PM | Ryan Shrout
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.
Subject: Mobile | March 10, 2005 - 08:21 PM | Ryan Shrout
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
Subject: Mobile | February 24, 2005 - 10:22 PM | Sean Pelletier
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.
Subject: Mobile | February 24, 2005 - 07:06 PM | Sean Pelletier
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.
Subject: Mobile | February 23, 2005 - 11:19 AM | Sean Pelletier
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.
Subject: Mobile | December 27, 2004 - 05:47 AM | Chris Wiles
|Introducing the Quaddra 64 Laptop from Rock Direct|
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.