gaming laptops

Why building your own gaming PC is a really bad idea these days

You’ll save hundreds of dollars buying prebuilt now. That’s how bad DIY component prices have become. It crushes my soul to say this, but if

Asus ROG G703 Review

Pros Fantastic gaming performance Overclocked, fast processor Generous memory and storage Exceptional build quality Bright, accurate 144Hz G-Sync screen Cons Heavy, bulky design Very high

Acer Nitro 5 Spin Review

Our Verdict The Acer Nitro 5 Spin is a good overall laptop, but is not suited for gaming or heavy duty tasks. PROS Well built

PowerSpec 1710 and PowerSpec 1510 review: Formidable gaming laptops at great prices

Micro Center’s notebooks offer great bang for your buck, but ship with a flagship feature disabled. Savvy electronics shoppers know Micro Center as the go-to

Laptops in 2018: What we can expect

2018 is just around the corner, and with it, we can expect a number of new things to hit all tech gadget categories, one of

Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti vs. GTX 1060 Max-Q vs. GTX 1060: What’s the Best Value?

Just when we thought we had this whole Nvidia Pascal thing figured out, the company throws us a curveball and introduces a Max-Q model of its GTX 1060 GPU.

Asus ROG Strix GL702ZC Review

The Pros Powerful desktop CPU; Specialized gaming software; Great speakers The Cons Slow storage speeds; Runs hot; Dismal battery life Verdict The Asus ROG Strix

MSI GT75VR Titan Pro Review

The Pros Excellent graphics performance; Solid overall performance; Extremely comfortable, colorful keyboard; Stays remarkably cool while gaming; The Cons Very heavy; Below-average battery life; Verdict

HP Omen 17 (AN009TX) review: Playing it safe

Top Features -Sturdy build and good-looking design -Flawless performance -Impressive audio and video With the proliferation of gaming laptops by companies like Asus, Lenovo, MSI

The Best Gaming Laptops to Buy Now

Best Gaming Laptops at Every Size and Budget Thanks to their powerful graphics, gorgeous displays and great audio, gaming laptops provide an immersive entertainment experience

Windows Mixed Reality Review

Key Features Multiple headset options Free for Windows 10 users Steam VR support incoming Multiple tiers of system requirements Editor’s Note: Windows Mixed Reality is still

The Best VR-Ready Laptops 2017

Virtual reality headsets like the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive promise incredibly immersive experiences, including 360-degree games, apps and videos. But before you can take a walk on

MSI GV62 7RC review

OUR VERDICT The MSI GV62 7RC is affordable and has enough power to handle low-end gaming – but it’s hindered by its poor screen and

Aorus X9 review

OUR VERDICT With only one hour of battery life and dual Nvidia GTX 1070s, the Aorus X9 should really be considered a foldable desktop rather

Gigabyte Aero 15X Review

The Pros Bright display; Long battery life; Solid performance and transfer speeds The Cons Stiff keyboard; Touchpad doesn’t support all gestures Verdict The Gigabyte Aero

MSI GS63VR 7RG Stealth Pro review

OUR VERDICT The MSI GS63VR 7RG Stealth Pro is quick, well designed and as powerful as a laptop of this size can get. Now if

Lenovo ThinkPad L570

Pros Fairly rigid Excellent input devices Wide range of I/O The screen doesn’t use PWM above 60 cd/m2 Outstanding battery life Cons Subpar TN display

Best laptop 2017: The 10 BEST laptops you can buy in the UK right now

Find out the definitive list of the best laptops you can buy in 2017 and grab yourself a great laptop on the cheap  It’s not

EVGA SC17 review

OUR VERDICT Powerful and understated, the SC17 pumps out some serious pixels, but lackluster battery life and fan noise dull some of the shine. FOR

Asus ROG Strix GL503 Review

The Pros Sleek new lid design; Excellent display; Customizable RGB keyboard The Cons Frustratingly slow SSHD; Crunchy touchpad; Audio distortion at high volumes Verdict The

MSI GE63VR Raider review

OUR VERDICT The MSI GE63VR is a gamer through and through, with all the racing stripes, chromatic keys and pixels you want. But, unlike most

Asus VivoBook S510U review

OUR VERDICT This Asus VivoBook S is an affordable laptop that doesn’t stand out from the crowd, yet still hits all the marks. FOR Solid

Dell Inspiron Gaming Desktop review

OUR VERDICT This Inspiron gaming PC has a solid mid-range CPU and GPU combo. Although performance and price are alluring, there are better gaming PCs

Can You Use Your Gaming Laptop for Video Editing?

So you’re thinking about plunking down some major cash for a gaming laptop with plans to have it moonlight as a video-editing system. But you

Samsung CFG70 Series 27-inch Curved Gaming Monitor review

OUR VERDICT The Samsung CFG70 Series 27-inch curved gaming monitor makes good on high frame rates and lower latency, but it ultimately falls flat with

Acer Nitro 5 Review

Pros Solid Full HD gaming pace Attractive design Cheaper than the competition Cons So-so screen Single-channel memory Mediocre battery life Key Features Review Price: £899/$1169

HP Omen 15 review (2017): A gaming laptop for everyone

HP went big with its Omen gaming machines last year, giving us some major VoodooPC flashbacks in the process. Unfortunately, the laptops felt like a downgrade from

Hands on: Asus ROG Chimera G703 review

OUR EARLY VERDICT Once you see 144 fps on the Asus ROG Chimera G703 you won’t want any other gaming laptop. FOR Buttery smooth 144

Medion Erazer X6603 review

OUR VERDICT A capable gaming machine at a price that’s approachable for most gamers’ wallets, with inoffensive styling and a good-enough GPU. FOR Excellent mid-range

Gigabyte P56XT Review

Pros Fast in games and applications Solid, accessible design Reasonable keyboard and trackpad Cons A little expensive Mediocre battery life Issues with heat and noise