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NVIDIA GTX 980M/970M unplug the gaming notebook

NVIDIA GTX 980M/970M unplug the gaming notebook

This week the folks at NVIDIA have revealed the next generation of graphics processors for gaming notebooks. With the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M and GTX 970M, you’ll find the first above-1080p desktop-level performance on a gaming notebook. That’s what NVIDIA suggests - and that’s what they’re aiming to deliver with a series of 5 notebooks launching with the GTX 980M and 970M, both with Maxwell architecture under the hood.

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AVADirect Clevo B5100M and B7100 Available Now, Feature Optimus Technology

AVADirect Clevo B5100M and B7100 Available Now, Feature Optimus Technology

As far as gaming laptops go, a lot of power has to be shoved into a relatively smaller space. Not to say that most gaming laptops out there aren't thick devices, but you get the idea. With the newly available Clevo V54100M and B7100 gaming laptops, the size shouldn't be your focal point, as they've got plenty of features tucked away in there to make any PC gamer want to get their hands one one.

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AVADirect Clevo W880CU Gaming Notebook Review

AVADirect Clevo W880CU Gaming Notebook Review

Clevo may not quite be a household name, but the company's mid- and high-end laptops have been thoroughly rebadged and neatly demonstrated the Clevo heritage. Fresh to the SlashGear test bench is the Clevo W880CU, courtesy of AVADirect, a monstrous Core i7 behemoth of a machine with a 17.3-inch display and 2GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480M graphics. At almost $3,000, does the performance warrant the price tag? Check out the full review after the cut.

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Clevo W860CU 3D and ASUS G51JX-3D bring 3D Vision to US shores

Clevo W860CU 3D and ASUS G51JX-3D bring 3D Vision to US shores

3D notebooks are gaining traction, and gamers now have a few more options to choose from.  AVADirect have picked up the ASUS G51JX-3D and the Clevo W880CU W860CU 3D, each toting NVIDIA's 3D Vision technology (that uses shutter glasses) and various CPUs from Intel's Core i5 and i7 ranges.

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Clevo D900F GeForce GTX 480M gaming notebook up for wallet-busting sale

Clevo D900F GeForce GTX 480M gaming notebook up for wallet-busting sale

Remember that stonking NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480M Fermi GPU and the Clevo gaming notebook it was expected to first show up in?  The Clevo  D900F is now up for sale, and if you've in the region of $2,959 lying around waiting for a Core i7 based 17-inch monster notebook, you probably won't be disappointed.  Everything from a 2.66GHz Core i7-920 through to a 3.33GHz Core i7-980X Extreme are on offer (factor in an extra $856 for the latter), together with some Xeon quadcores, as well as up to 12GB of DDR3 memory.

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Clevo X8100 is latest challenger for “most powerful notebook” title

Clevo X8100 is latest challenger for “most powerful notebook” title

Nothing like a bit of hyperbole to brighten up a notebook, and AVADirect are doing themselves proud with the Clevo X8100.  Billed as "the most powerful notebook for gamers", the X8100 is an 18.4-inch 1920 x 1080 Full HD monster with up to Intel's Core i7-920XM processor, up to dual NVIDIA GTX 285M 2GB graphics and up to 8GB of DDR3 memory.

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AMD CPU and HD 4570 GPU packed into Clevo budget laptops

AMD CPU and HD 4570 GPU packed into Clevo budget laptops

AMD are talking up their latest collaboration with manufacturer Clevo, packing the chipmakers' Athlon 64 X2 processor and ATI Radeon HD 4570 graphics into what's described as "an optimal price".  While the targets of these new machines - unnamed by the AMD press release and seemingly yet to show up on Clevo's own site - are developing markets, we can't help but think that it's not just Brazil and Taiwan who would like "long battery life" and "exceptional video performance" with a budget price.

Samsung, Clevo & Toshiba announce WiMAX ultraportables

Samsung, Clevo & Toshiba announce WiMAX ultraportables

There's nothing like a WiMAX ultraportable to wake you up on a Monday morning, and we've got three of them.  Samsung, Clevo and Toshiba have all announced WiMAX-enabled models; netbooks in the case of the former two - the Samsung NC10 WiMAX and Clevo M811L WiMAX - while Toshiba have stuffed the high-speed connectivity into a full-spec notebook, the dynabook SS RX2/WAJ.

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Clevo TN70M touchscreen convertible Atom netbook live photos

Clevo TN70M touchscreen convertible Atom netbook live photos

Live photos of the Clevo TN70M convertible UMPC/netbook have emerged, courtesy of importer Mobilx.  The 7-inch touchscreen device squeezes in a full QWERTY keyboard, 1.33GHz Intel Atom Z520 CPU and roughly three hours battery life under load.  It also has a webcam and fingerprint reader.

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Clevo TN70M convertible UMPC/netbook on sale

Clevo TN70M convertible UMPC/netbook on sale

It's been a while since we've seen a UMPC from Clevo - all the way back to March 2008 and the TN120R, in fact - but the company is back with the 1.33GHz Atom Z520 powered Clevo TN70M.  Based around a 7-inch 800 x 480 touchscreen, the 904g UMPC packs WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS and optional WLAN.

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Compal, Mitac & more have CULV ultraportables planned for 2009

Compal, Mitac & more have CULV ultraportables planned for 2009

It looks like Intel's CULV wish may be coming true, as six whitebox manufacturers in Taiwan are apparently ramping up for production of ultraportable notebooks based on the platform.  Industry sources have fingered Pegatron, Clevo, MSI, Compal, ECS and Mitac as all preparing 13- to 14-inch CULV notebooks, with the first shipments expected in June 2009.

Clevo IP54 ruggedized touchscreen netslate

Clevo IP54 ruggedized touchscreen netslate

Lacking the power of the D900F, but a whole lot happier with drops and falls, Clevo's rugged 8.9-inch touchscreen slate uses the Intel Atom Z5x0-series processor and pairs it with a chassis that meets IP54 standards.  Provisionally known as the Clevo T89xM, the device is intended for outdoor workers such as engineers and surveyors.

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