Laptops

Asus unveils slim, Core i7-powered GX500 gaming laptop with 4K display

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My own laptop is several years old, weighs a little more than a cinder block and gives me enough time during boot-up to make a sandwich and watch a Barney Miller rerun. I am, therefore, perhaps a little more impressed by the new Asus GX500 gaming notebook revealed today at Computex 2014 than others might be. It packs a Core i7 CPU—and more importantly, a 4K display—into a laptop package less than two centimeters thick.


PC Gamer Podcast #360 - Drunk-lunky

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This week, Logan, Evan, and Cory ponder over the recent batch of game remakes, scan for inconsistencies in Papers, Please, and take an Nvidia Shield with them to the bath. The guys also make a strong case for the shopkeeper's right to bear arms in Spelunky. All this, our playlists, and more, on...

AMD's HD7000 spotted in the wild?

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Two laptops touting the AMD's as-yet-unreleased HD7000 series graphics of chips have been listed in sales brochures and driver download sites, according to German website PC Games Hardware.


Toshiba launches USB powered monitor

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Remember when USB was for gamepads and mice? It seems that the future for the data transfer port includes fuelling low energy monitors.

Toshiba is the latest manufacturer to announce an LED screen which can be powered entirely from a standard USB 2.0 port. The cunningly named Toshiba USB LCD Mobile Monitor is exactly that, and while it's not what we'd normally look for in a gaming screen, there's a few things that make it look worth trying out.