Samsung Launches Core i3, i5 And i7 Series 9 Notebooks

Samsung launches its new Series 9 notebooks back in March, and now Samsung has added three new models to the 13.3 inch versions and two new models to the 11.6 inch version.

The new versions comes with the latest Intel Core i3, i5 and Core i7 processor and also come with solid 256GB solid state drive (SSD), and up to 6GB of DDR3 RAM.

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MSI Launches 14 Inch CX480 Laptop With nVidia GeForce GT 520M

Today MSI have announced their new CX480 laptop which is equipped with a Intel 2nd generation Core i processor with options for either a Core i5-2410 (2.30GHz) or Core i3-2310 (2.10GHz) to be fitted.

The new CX480 uses a nVidia GeForce GT520M discrete graphics card with 1GB of DDR3 display memory and supports DirectX 11, together witha automatic graphics switching to help conserve your battery power when graphics performance is not required, providing up to 8.5 hours of use on a full battery.


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Nvidia GeForce GTX 580M-570M Cards Unveiled For MSI And Alienware

Nvidia has today unveiled their new upgraded GeForce GTX line of mobile graphics cards in the form of the GeForce GTX 580M and 570M which have been created to be fitted into select OEM systems.

The first being the MSI GT780R gaming laptop and the Alienware M18X which are ready to order from today and will be shipping within the next couple of weeks. View their full specifications in the table after the jump to compare the GeForce GTX 580M and 570M graphics cards.

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Acer’s AC700 Chromebook Arrives This Month, 3G Model To Follow

Today Acer has announced that their new AC700 Chromebook will be arriving in the US this month for $350 and will be followed by the release of a 3G version during the summer months.

Acer’s AC700 Chromebook is the first in a planned line of products designed to run Google Chrome OS and is powered by a Atom N570 processor supported by 2GB of DDR3 memory. Local storage on the AC700 Chromebook is provided by a small 16GB SSD drive, with most of your documents residing in the cloud, eliminating the need for a large hard drive and helping to protect your data against loss.

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Sony Europe Unveils Vaio Z With External GPU

Sony Europe has just unveiled its new Vaio Z notebook, equipped with an external graphic card provided by a AMD Radeon HD 6650M with 1GB of VRAM and an optical drive, which are contained within the external Power Media Dock as Sony calls it, pictured below on the right.

The Vaio Z notebook is fitted with a 13.1 inch 1600 x 900 resolution screen, powered by a dual-core 2.7GHz Core i7 processor which can be supported by up to 8GB of RAM. Ultra fast storage is provided by dual 128 SSD drives configured in a RAID stripe, creating a combined 256GB drive.

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Samsung Chromebook Series 5 Hits The UK Tomorrow

The first Google Chromebook’s recently went on sale in the US and now Samsung has announced that their Chromebook Series 5 will go on sale in the UK and Europe from tomorrow, Friday the 24th of June.

There will be two different models available in the UK and Europe, just like the US, a WiFi only model which will retail for £349 and a WiFi and 3G version which will retail for £399.

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Asus U36 Ultra-portable Notebook Hits The UK

Asus just dropped us an email to let us know that the new Asus U36 Ultra-portable notebook is now available in the UK, and it will retail for £699 including taxes, and is now available from a number of online stores.

The Asus U36 ultra-portable notebook features an ultra thin chassis which measures just 19mm thick, and the chassis made from magnesium alloy which makes it light weighing in at just 1.44kg.

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Asus Working On 13 Inch Android Laptop?

Asus recently released the Eee Pad Transformer which is more of a tablet / laptop combo device than an actual full blown laptop, but now it seems that Asus may be working on a 13 inch laptop that will run Google’s Android OS.

According to DigiTimes, Asus is working on a new 13 inch Android laptop that will feature an NVIDIA processor, and it could actually be a quad core processor from NVIDIA which would be their new Kal-El processor that was announced recently.

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Rugged Ultra Mobile General Dynamic GD2000 Notebook

If you are looking for an ultra mobile notebook which has been specifically designed to take a few knocks, then the new General Dynamic GD2000 might well be worth a look.

The pocket-sized GD2000 fully-rugged, ultra-mobile notebook is equipped a 5.6” LED WSVGA outdoor viewable DynaVue display with a 1024 x 600 resolution and is powered by an Intel Celeron M ULV722 (1.2 GHz) 800 MHz processor supported by 2GB DDR3 DRAM and includes the option to install either a 64GB or 128GB SSD for storage.

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Toshiba Satellite L750 Notebooks Start at $490

Toshiba has a bunch of new notebooks that it has been rolling out to consumers over the last month or so to join its already substantial line of offerings. The company has now announced another new notebook series that will slot into the Satellite range called the Satellite L750. These machines will be powered by AMD processors.

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Asus ROG G74SX Gaming Notebook Released

Asus has added another gaming notebook to its range with the release of the Asus ROG G74SX notebook,  and it comes with the latest Intel Sandy Bridge quad Core i7 2630QM processor, plus a massive 12GB of DDR3 RAM and 1.5TB of storage.

On top of that the Asus ROG G74SX features a 17.3 inch Full HD display with a resoltion of 1920 x 1080, graphics are provided by an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M 3GB GDDR5 graphics card.

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IHS iSuppli Calculates Samsung’s Chromebook Costs $334 To Build

A new report from IHS iSuppli has broken down the costs of Samsung’s $500 Chromebook  (Wi-Fi version $430) calculated that the new Chromebook launching this week costs around $334.32 to build.

The new Samsung Chromebook has been designed to boot up and to be ready to use in just eight seconds, and will store and access its data from within the ‘Cloud’ via WiFi or 3G. The motherboard is the most expensive subsystem of the Chromebook, with the 2 GB DDR3 SDRAM supplied by Samsung being the major cost driver for the components price.

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