Sky X9 runs desktop replacement workstation-class CPU and GPU in mobile footprint

Posted by Randall Newton and C. Robert Dow on February 8th 2016 | Discuss (0)
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If bigger is better, this could be the best If bigger is better, Eurocom should win a prize for introducing the Sky X9. The Sky X9 is the workstation version of the SkyDLX7. The Sky X9 is a desktop replacement workstation with all the power and options of a true

Dell wants to be king of the WS notebooks

Posted by Jon Peddie on February 4th 2016 | Permalink
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Their new lineup and attitude put them well on the way Last October Dell showed us (and others) their lineup for their 2016 workstation notebooks—four of them, from entry level to a mammoth 17-inch, plus two new tower workstations. All of them are lovely, powerful for the price range,

EVGA’s GTX 980TI

Posted by Jon Peddie on October 2nd 2015 | Permalink
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EVGA’s new flagship gaming AIB delivers the promise of performance Based on Nvidia’s 2nd Gen Maxwell GPU, the EVGA GTX 980Ti is a dual fan implementation of the powerhouse AIB. EVGA and other AIB suppliers also have single fan versions of the board. EVGA actually

AMD’s Radeon R9 Fury X

Posted by Pierre LeBoule - Contributing Editor on September 7th 2015 | Permalink
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The GTX 980 with a lower price and TDP wins the Pmark, but we prefer the AMD Fury X AMD’s new Fury X Enthusiast’s AIB packs quite a punch for such a small package. Taking advantage of AMD’s new stacked memory, the company was able

AMD’s APU is now 10— how is it on 10?

Posted by C. Robert Dow, Vincent Madden, Jon Peddie on August 25th 2015 | Permalink
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In this episode of let’s see if we can melt the processor, we tortured AMD’s latest APU, the A10-7870k, a 28-nm part that competes nicely in price and performance against Intel core iN processors.  We covered the technical details of the A10-787

Asus’ GTX 950 powerful midrange gamer board

Posted by Robert Dow on August 25th 2015 | Permalink
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Great price-performance, solid gaming AIB with over-clocking capabilities

Reviewing Nvidia’s Quadro K1200

Posted by Alex Herrera on July 15th 2015 | Permalink
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Typically, the first to showcase each generation’s leap in performance and new features, the big, powerful GPUs from AMD and Nvidia tend to capture the lion’s portion of the limelight, but the showcase AIBs are not the high-volume AIBs. Although AIBs like Nvidia’s recent,

Nvidia’s Shield Android TV

Posted by Robert Dow on June 23rd 2015 | Permalink
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A TV player with a game controller and optional remote control for $200  Nvidia’s Shield Android TV was in¬troduced last week with the promise to deliver features that current set-top boxes cannot provide. The Tegra X1 is based on Nvidia’s Maxwell architec¬ture,

Amplifying your experience with Alienware

Posted by Robert Dow on June 11th 2015 | Permalink
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Outboard gamer docking station  The idea of using an external GPU to augment a laptop’s graphics performance is not new. At CES this year when Alienware first showed the Amplifier, MSI showed one like it. In 2008 ATI showed their XGP, an external GPU case attached to a

Eurocom’s P5 workstation/server laptop

Posted by Robert Dow on June 10th 2015 | Permalink
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An all-in-one device that could even be used for gaming Earlier this year Eurocom launched the P5 Pro line. This 15.3 desktop replacement is quite a versatile platform, Eurocom offers the laptop as a gaming laptop which is equipped with a Core i7 and GTX 980M GPU, a Mobile Workstation which