Items tagged with Laptops

Another of Intel's upcoming 13th Gen Core Raptor Lake (RPL) processors for laptops appears to have broken cover. We have previously seen some powerful HX series mobile RPL chips (55W base power), but this one is apparently from the P series (28W base power), aimed at premium thin and light devices. Despite the lower... Read more...
It's almost Thanksgiving here in the U.S., and early Black Friday deals continue to hit the web. Today we have a bunch of interesting offerings from Lenovo, HP, Dell, and more for some fantastic gaming laptop deals... First, we have the Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3, 2022 edition pictured at the top of the page. This... Read more...
The US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) shared a couple of photos showing a double-edged knife that a passenger hid in their gaming laptop while attempting to pass through a security checkpoint at Richmond International Airport in Richmond, Virginia. The would-be airplane passenger initially plead... Read more...
We love to talk desktop hardware around here. Those are the high-powered parts, of course, with potent performance that puts up the big benchmark numbers. Even still, laptops make up a huge swath of the market, so we can't ignore those chips. Both AMD and Intel have new laptop processors on the horizon, but the ones... Read more...
It looks like Razer is sharpening a brand new Blade laptop, perhaps in time for the holiday shopping season. More than just a refresh, the apparent new addition will feature the largest display to date among the Razer Blade family, assuming the "Razer Blade 18" (model RZ09-0484) designation that popped up on Geekbench... Read more...
Both major GPU vendors right now have either launched or are about to launch new graphics processors based on the latest process technology. NVIDIA's Ada Lovelace architecture has seen the light of day with the GeForce RTX 4090, and AMD's set to launch its Radeon RX 7000 series GPUs on November 3rd. As happens with... Read more...
Acer's latest laptop with AMD inside is not only lightweight, it's purportedly the lightest 16-inch OLED model the world has ever seen, the company claims. To that end, the Swift Edge powered by AMD's Ryzen 6000 and Ryzen Pro 6000 series processors features an ultra-slim magnesium-aluminum chassis with a 0.51-inch... Read more...
For a long time, Intel's branding has been the same: Xeon for servers and workstations, Core for performance desktops and laptops, and then Pentiums and Celerons filling out the low-end. Apparently we're at the end of an era, because Intel has decided to kill the Pentium and Celeron branding, at least for its laptop... Read more...
  Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 10 - Starting MSRP: $1397.00 Lenovo's latest flagship ThinkPad has been refreshed with Intel's 12th Gen Mobile platform and as usual it's a extremely well-built machine, though it is a little pricey.     Premium Build Quality Light -Weight At Under 2.5 lbs Fantastic Keyboard Excellent 1080p Touch... Read more...
  Dell XPS 13 Plus - Starting MSRP: $1299.00 Dell's new XPS 13 Plus laptop is a radical departure from traditional ultralight laptop designs. It's a gorgeous, powerful machine with a couple of caveats.     Strong Intel 12th Gen Performance Beautiful, Efficient Premium Design Thin And Light Form Factor Gorgeous 3.5K OLED... Read more...
Gigabyte is expanding its ever-growing laptop family with a couple of new product lines, including the 15.6-inch G5 series and 17.3-inch G7 series. Collectively there are half a dozen SKUs evenly spread out between the two, all six of which pair an Intel 12th Gen Core i5-12500H processor with one of three different... Read more...
Back in January at CES 2022, AMD rolled out its Rembrandt processors, now more properly known as the Ryzen 6000 mobile family. AMD made some bold claims about these CPUs, including that they'd surpass its previous generation with up to a 30% performance lift, despite employing fundamentally the same CPU core architecture. AMD's Ryzen 6000... Read more...
Loyal HotHardware readers, you know all about RISC-V, right? Well, just in case you don't, a brief refresher is in order. RISC-V is an instruction set architecture like ARM or x86, but unlike those, it's completely free and open-source. That means anyone can make their own RISC-V CPU if they have the resources to do... Read more...
As gamers and creators are both well aware, AMD's CPUs have been at-least competitive for a few years now, and for a while, roundly superior—at least, depending on your workload. However, there's been one sticking point for several years preventing a certain market segment of users from giving AMD a shot. That... Read more...
We know shopping for dads on Father's Day can be difficult. Plenty of dads love electronics and gaming, though. So with that in mind, we have some gaming laptop deals for all of those fantastic fathers out there... ASUS has been a leader in the PC market for decades. Pictured above, we have the 17.3" ASUS TUF Gaming F17 Laptop. Sporting Read more...
Dell is retooling one of our favorite productivity laptops, the XPS 13, with more powerful hardware packed into a thinner and lighter profile than any previous iteration. That's saying something because one of the things we like so much about the XPS 13 is that it's a svelte laptop. The latest version is even more so... Read more...
HP has begun accepting orders for its Dev One, a laptop developed in collaboration with System76 that comes with Pop!_OS Linux preinstalled instead of Windows. It's a fairly powerful machine, based on its list of specifications, and is intended for developers. The system also sports a keyboard that's been tuned for... Read more...
Intel's Arc discrete GPUs are getting very real. They exist, and they're already out there in laptops—and not just in Korea, either. Heck, Dave even tested one just recently. Of course, all we've seen so far are the lower-end models, so everyone's curious to see what the higher-end Arc GPUs can actually do. Well... Read more...
We came away relatively impressed when we reviewed Microsoft's Surface Laptop Go, at the time noting its premium build quality, lightweight design, and solid battery life. That was almost two years ago, though, and competition has only gotten stiffer. Not be left behind, Microsoft has formally introduced the Surface... Read more...
MSI is busting out the heavy artillery for the return of its Titan GT gaming laptop. Technically, the new Titan GT77 is not a desktop replacement in the strictest definition, as it's outfitted with mobile parts. But technicalities are for lawyers, not gamers, who will appreciate that the Titan GT77 serves up more... Read more...
One of the few areas Corsair has not dabbled in so far is laptops. It has now rectified that with the launch of its Voyager a1600, the company's very first branded laptop design with a host of features for gamers, streamers, and creators alike. It's also notable for going all-in with AMD hardware, and for sporting an... Read more...
As far as we know for sure, Intel's Arc graphics parts based on the Alchemist architecture will come in fundamentally two forms—a smaller die with up to 128 EUs, and a bigger die with up to 512 EUs. Obviously, indivdual SKUs will vary on the number of active functional elements, but aside from one curious oddity in the Linux source pointing Read more...
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