Since Intel’s next Haswell chips are aimed squarely at enthusiasts, what better place to unveil them than at the Game Developer’s Conference? Aimed at power users, the 4th-gen Core-i7 Extreme Edition CPU will feature eight unlocked cores and 16…
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MSI has unveiled the new GS70–which at less than 1″ thick and weighing only 5.7 lbs is the thinnest and lightest 17″ gaming laptop on the planet. Not content with just portability, MSI has loaded the GS70 with an Intel i7 processor, a GeForce GTX 765M GPU, and 16GB of DDR3L memory, all contained in an ultra-light aluminum chassis with a 1980×1080 anti-reflective display (it can also output to your TV at a resolution of up to 4K ,because we all know that’s coming down the line as well).
The MSI GS70 will be available from $1,799, and you can find more information–including full specs–after the jump.
Lenovo has been busy updating its ThinkPad line with Intel’s latest Haswell processors. The Haswell-powered ThinkPad Ultrabook is called the T440s and is being dubbed the “ultimate business Ultrabook.” All specs are still under wraps, but we know it does include a 14-inch 1920×1080 IPS display with 180-degree viewing angle, optional multitouch, 3x USB 3.0 ports and a 720p webcam on board. Pricing will be announced shortly, so make sure you check back.
We’ve already told you about Alienware’s latest gaming laptops–but it seems the folks at MSI also have some mobile gaming rigs to share, in the form of their new G Series of laptops. Featuring the latest Intel chipset and newest NVIDIA GPUs, these new machines deliver twice the graphics performance of previous generations and allow for longer battery life and higher definition gaming. Intrigued? Click past the jump for more info and specs…
Giagbyte is taking advantage of Intel’s latest processor bumps with 4th gen gaming laptops featuring NVIDIA 765M and 770M graphics. Announced at Computex 2013, the launch of the P27K and P25W gaming laptops represent a full 1080p 15.6” machine with specs nearing its predecessor – while bumping up to Intel’s latest Core i7 quad-core CPU and NVIDIA GTX 77-M graphics. The P27K features a 17-inch display with similar specs including a Blu-ray RW drive, backlit keyboard, and room for two SSD’s or 1TB of RAID 0 HDD storage. With all that punch, it weighs in a surprising 6.6 lbs. Slated for a June release, the duo will run between $1,300 and $1,800 depending on configuration.
Now that Intel’s Ivy Bridge processors are on the loose, it’s more than expected to see some announcements by the companies who will be using them. HP has announced six such machines available as of April 29th stating at just $699. The new desktops carry the new brand name “Omni,” starting with the Omni 220qd, straight through to the TouchSmart models up to $1,199. Check the full release after the jump.
Intel has officially launched their 3rd generation Ivy Bridge processors boasting a new 3D transistor and a new development process. Fifteen new chips include six quad-core mobile versions, five full-voltage desktop versions and four low-power desktop CPU’s. This announcement is sure to be followed by more announcements from manufacturers such as HP, Apple, Acer and more) who will be including Intel chips in their new computers.
One of the great joys of buying (or building) a gaming rig is seeing how far you can push your CPU to get that last drop of power from it–the downside being that if you push it too far, say goodbye to your processor. Well, Intel knows that gamers like to live on the edge, and that “stuff” happens–which is why they’re offering their Performance Tuning Protection Plan on all new iBUYPOWER gaming rigs. In addition, the protection plan will be free of charge for all iBUYPOWER systems sporting Z68-based Intel processor–which includes the Chimera, Erebus and Lan warrior II systems. This is a huge bonus for gaming enthusiasts who love to tinker with their machines–think of it as the computer equivalent of buying a new car, and having the dealership tell you that if you modify your engine and blow it up, they’ll take care of the bill. Click past the jump for the full PR…
Intel has teamed up with Nissan’s 2012 Infinity lineup on a new infotainment system, which was showcased recently at the New York International Auto Show in the Infiniti LE concept car. Behind the dash is an Atom powered computer combining in-vehicle entertainment with a cloud-based service, offering features such as video surveillance, vehicle control and monitoring (NFC-enabled phones will be able to be used in place of keyless entry as well). Check the full release after the jump.
As quickly as Intel can churn out new chips, iBUYPOWER is quick to get them up and running in their award winning gaming desktops. The new Intel Core i7 3820 is now incorporated into new iBUYPOWER systems–including the Chimera 4, Paladin XLC, and Erebus Custom Liquid Cooling systems. Check the full release after the jump, and iBUYPOWER’s full lineup at iBUYPOWER.com.