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Acer's Predator 17X Laptop Rocks a Real Desktop GPU

When we reviewed Acer's Predator 17 back in late December, we loved its potent performance and striking design, but it seems one group wasn't quite satisfied with that beastly gaming rig: Acer itself....

Lenovo Ideapad Y700 14-Inch Review

Starting at just $700, Lenovo's Y700 lowers the barrier to mobile gaming with its 14-inch notebook, but the display and battery life could use improvement.

Alienware 13 (Sub-$1000) Review

The Alienware 13 has a slick design and awesome lighting options, but the budget model's low-res display and middling gaming performance keep it from being a winner.

Razer Blade 2016 Gets Lighter, More Colorful

One of the sexiest gaming laptops out there is about to get even more droolworthy. The revamped Razer Blade is a lighter version of the company's super-slim notebook, and adds in colorful Chroma backl...

Acer Aspire V15 Nitro Black Edition Review

The Acer Aspire V15 Nitro Black Edition combines elegant looks with midtier gaming performance, but it doesn't offer enough battery life.

Origin Eon 17 SLX Review

The Origin PC Eon17-SLX is a perfect storm of speed, power and design in a large but elegant chassis.

Alienware 17 R3 (2016) Review

An excellent gaming laptop, the Alienware 17 features a gorgeous 4K screen and a secret weapon in its optional graphics amp.

I Strapped an Aorus X7 to My Back and it Was Glorious

LAS VEGAS -- I've done a lot of crazy things at CES: partied until 4 am with a 7 am flight; bungee jumped off the Stratosphere hotel; hell, I've even eaten at one of those $3.99 all-you-can-eat buffet...

MSI GS72 Stealth Pro Laptop Loses Weight, Gains Cool Audio Tech

 LAS VEGAS — The battle to be the slimmest gaming laptop continues into 2016 as MSI unveils its latest svelte beauty, the MSI GS72 Stealth Pro. Measuring 0.78-inches thick, the Stealth Pro (availa...

Sexy Asus XG Station Turns Ultrabooks Into Gaming Beasts

LAS VEGAS — Asus' latest device could do nothing and I'd still want it on my desk — it's just that pretty. But the ROG XG Station 2 does have a function, and its pretty awesome. Shipping in the...