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Ivy Bridge: 3rd Gen Intel HD Graphics - Does It Really Matter?

Ivy Bridge: 3rd Gen Intel HD Graphics - Does It Really Matter?

Accounting for about one-third of the total 1.4 billion transistors is the integrated GPU of the Ivy Bridge. This 3rd-gen integrated GPU has been given an upgrade and more computing horsepower. Find out the significance of this upgrade as we put the Intel HD Graphics 4000 through its paces.

What's New in Ivy Bridge CPUs and the Z77 Motherboard Platform?

What's New in Ivy Bridge CPUs and the Z77 Motherboard Platform?

Intel's third generation Core processors are here. Codenamed Ivy Bridge, the new processors are the world's first 22nm processors and promises improved compute and graphics performance. In this article, we explore the new features of Ivy Bridge and tell you what it means for you.

MSI GT680 Preview: Blazing Fast

MSI GT680 Preview: Blazing Fast

We got our hands on an early unit of MSI's latest Intel Sandy Bridge gaming notebook, the MSI GT680R. We give it a quick spin to get a feel of how fast this hot rod can go as well as to see if there's anything else in store for us.

Dell XPS 15 - Big is Beautiful

Dell XPS 15 - Big is Beautiful

8.5

The XPS 15 is Dell's latest attempt to refresh the line, and going by its looks, it seems Dell has done plenty of updates. While most notebooks gun for a slim form factor, Dell decides to go big on style. Check out how it fared.

Samsung RF510 - A Fleeting Workhorse

Samsung RF510 - A Fleeting Workhorse

7.5

Samsung's latest RF series was built with one thing in mind - performance. Prepped with a Core i7 processor and discrete GeForce graphics, will the 15.6-inch RF510 ultimately hold its own against the competition? We took a long hard look at the sleek and contoured notebook to see how it measures up.

LG R590 - Multimedia Powerhouse!

LG R590 - Multimedia Powerhouse!

8.0

Determined to keep up with the competition, LG has armed the 15.6-inch R590 with sufficient hardware tenacity to crunch HD videos with 3D games on the side. It even supports 3D output with a polarized screen and supplied 3D eye-wear. Is it fearsome enough to make the Dell XPS 15 or Lenovo IdeaPad Y560 quake in their pants? Let's find out!

Lenovo IdeaPad Y560: Entertainment Delight

Lenovo IdeaPad Y560: Entertainment Delight

9.0

Packed in a 15.6-inch form factor is Lenovo's multimedia machine, the IdeaPad Y560. Boasting of sleek curves and subtle design, the notebook looks ready to entertain with a quad-core CPU and a Mobility Radeon HD 5730 discrete graphics engine. We find out if it lives up to expectations.

ASUS NX90Jq - Aural Nirvana

ASUS NX90Jq - Aural Nirvana

8.5

The gorgeous looking ASUS NX90Jq not only boasts a unique design, but this looker also packs solid system specs to boot. We let our senses find out if this 18-inch multimedia behemoth delivers the goods.

Toshiba Portege R700 - Portability Unleashed

Toshiba Portege R700 - Portability Unleashed

9.0

Toshiba's latest slim wonder is one that packs a punch that belies its small frame. Find out more as we explore this sleek machine that comes with a mighty engine inside.

MSI GT660 Gaming Notebook - Gaming Frenzy

MSI GT660 Gaming Notebook - Gaming Frenzy

8.5

MSI's latest and hottest comes in the form of its new MSI GT660 gaming notebook, and it's one notebook that aims to get the performance numbers without blowing the budget. Let's see how this baby holds up.

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