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Saturday, March 8th, 2014 by

Aorus X7 SLI Gaming Laptop Review

CES in Las Vegas is a cavalcade of consumer electronics for the year to come, with thousands of products from hundreds of exhibitors. This year, only one laptop at CES made the headlines: the Aorus X7. The X7 got so […]

. . Laptops . Reviews

Gigabyte P27K Gaming Laptop
Wednesday, February 5th, 2014 by

Gigabyte P27K Gaming Laptop

Late last year we took at look at the Gigabyte P35K Ultrablade, then the most recent Gigabyte gaming laptop to be released. We found it a gaming powerhouse in a very slim chassis, but the laptop did have thermal, noise […]

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Gigabyte P35K Ultrablade Gaming Laptop
Monday, December 23rd, 2013 by

Gigabyte P35K Ultrablade Gaming Laptop

I’m a PC gamer who travels often for work, and for that reason I’ve often dreamed of having a really capable gaming laptop. For years, gaming laptops have had big downsides to dissuade me: they’ve been heavy, had a mediocre graphics […]

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Gigabyte U2442F Ultrabook
Monday, June 3rd, 2013 by

Gigabyte U2442F Ultrabook

Introduction Gigabyte is best known for their production of PC components like motherboards and graphics cards, but the company also has a line of laptops. Today we’re going to be looking at one such laptop, which is something of an […]

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Acer Aspire V5-571P
Tuesday, April 16th, 2013 by

Acer Aspire V5-571P

Introduction So earlier on XSReviews we took a look at the Acer Aspire S7, an 11.6″ or 13″ Ultrabook with a super svelte design and powerful hardware but dogged with persistently poor battery life. Today, we’re taking a look at […]

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Acer Aspire S7 13″ (S7-391) Ultrabook
Monday, March 18th, 2013 by

Acer Aspire S7 13″ (S7-391) Ultrabook

Introduction A few months back, Acer were nice enough to send over a pre-production 11.6″ Aspire S7 Ultrabook for us to test. Today, we’re having a look at a retail 13″ model, which aside from the obvious size difference should […]

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Acer Aspire S7 Windows 8 Ultrabook
Tuesday, December 4th, 2012 by

Acer Aspire S7 Windows 8 Ultrabook

Introduction Of all of the bits of review kit that I’ve had the pleasure of using, the Acer Aspire S7 is the one that has gathered me the most questions and comments. “That’s a thin laptop,” says the man on […]

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Packard Bell Dot S
Thursday, October 18th, 2012 by

Packard Bell Dot S

Introduction While netbooks have fallen out of the public eye, the victim of tablets’ sudden success, the platform is still being developed and manufacturers are still producing new models. One of these is the unit that we’ll be looking at […]

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