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Apple releases new Coffee Lake-based MacBook Pro laptops

Apple's new pro laptop feature eighth-generation Intel Core processors that offer a significant performance jump, as well as DDR4 memory support and True Tone display technology.

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Razer Blade Stealth (2018) review: Near-perfection has its price

The Razer Blade Stealth is a great laptop made even greater in this generation with a quad-core CPU. But compared to similar laptop competitors, there's one thing it still needs.

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Dell New XPS 13 vs. HP Spectre x360 13t: Which laptop is better

What happens when Dell's New XPS 13, the best clamshell laptop, takes on HP's Spectre x360 13t, the best convertible laptop? A clash of the titans

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Best gaming laptops: Know what to look for and which models rate highest

Which gaming laptop should you buy? From size, to performance, to budget, to features, this buyer's guide will help you find the right gaming laptop for your needs.

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Intel 8th-gen Core i7 vs. 7th-gen Core i7 CPUs: An upgrade that's finally worth it

Intel's 6-core 8th-gen Core i7-8750H breaks the rule about about not upgrading from one generation to the next. Just see how it obliterates its predecessors in our benchmarks.

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Alienware 17 R5 review: Core i9 and an overclocked GTX 1080 create an incredible desktop replacement

The Alienware 17's Core i9 CPU and overclocked GeForce GTX 1080 let this gaming laptop pump out incredible desktop-class performance, but you pay for it in both cash and size.

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Intel Kaby Lake G Core i7-8705G review: Why Nvidia should be scared

Intel's combination of Core i7-8705G and AMD Radeon RX Vega M burns up the performance charts and represents a sea change in laptop design.

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Toshiba RC100 NVMe SSD review: A good bargain SSD for laptops

Toshiba's RC100 PCIe 3.0 x2 NVMe SSD is small, thin, light, energy-efficient, and a nice upgrade for your laptop or other portable device.

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The Lenovo Legion Y730 gaming laptop has overclocking and RGB lighting to spare

The Lenovo Y730 gaming laptop will come in 15-inch and 17-inch versions with overclockable RAM options and some neat RGB lighting features.

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Lenovo's Legion Y530 and Legion Y7000 gaming laptops are designed to be subtle

Lenovo's Legion Y530 and Legion Y7000 laptops don't flaunt their gaming chops, which include the latest Coffee Lake CPUs and GTX 1050 GPUs.

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MSI's Prestige PS42 is an ultrabook with a gaming pedigree

The Prestige PS42 is something new for MSI: A thin, light laptop that isn't expressly for gaming. But you can bet they stuffed in as much performance as possible.

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Intel explains how 1-watt panels will add hours to your laptop's battery life

At Computex, Intel showed off its Low Power Display Technology, whose 1-watt panels will allow notebook battery life to push into a 20-hour lifespan while using a Core processor.

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HP Spectre x360 15 (Kaby Lake-R) review: A solid 4K 2-in-1 overshadowed by its beefier sibling

The 2-in-1 HP Spectre x360 15 gets a welcome performance bump, a 4K display and more, but we can't help but cast an envious eye toward the speedier Kaby Lake-G version.

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The Microsoft Store is selling the Core i5 Surface Laptop for $200 off today

The Core i5 version of the Surface Laptop is the same price as the Core m3 version at the Microsoft Store

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The Asus Project Precog is a pioneering dual-display laptop, due in 2019

Project Precog is a concept PC formed of two shimmering sheets of glass. Asus showed it at Computex in Taipei, and it just might become reality in 2019. 

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Qualcomm's Snapdragon 850 PC chip boosts performance, pushes battery life to a new high

Qualcomm launches its second chip for Always Connected PCs: the Snapdragon 850, which offers substantial improvements in performance and cellular speeds as it draws closer to 24 hours of battery life.

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What an Always Connected PC is, and what to expect if you buy one

If you're shopping for a Qualcomm-powered Always Connected PC, or just curious about this new kind of Windows device, read this first to know what to expect.

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The HP Omen 15 gaming laptop is slimmer on the outside, faster on the inside

HP has upgraded its Omen 15 laptop with options including Coffee Lake 6-core CPUs and GTX 1070 graphics.

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The Acer Predator Helios 500 is a gaming laptop that's overclockable in all the right places

The Acer Predator Helios 500 checks off a lot of boxes: Overclockable GPU and CPU options, 17-inch 4K UHD or 144Hz 1080p display options, and much more.

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The Acer Chromebook Spin 13 is a classy product rising above a mob of cheap clamshells

Acer's Chromebook Spin 13 aims at business users with its Intel Core i5 processor, aluminum chassis, and 360-degree versatility. But the market for high-end Chromebooks remains unproven, while cheaper models continue to sell.

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