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Dell Vostro V131: Squared-off style on a budget

Dell Vostro V131: Squared-off style on a budget

Dell has outed a new Vostro, the latest notebook in the company's budget line. The Dell Vostro V131 kicks off at $499 for a Celeron dual-core processor - though Core i3 and i5 processors are available - up to 6GB of DDR3 RAM and a 13.3-inch 1366 x 768 anti-glare display, with WiFi b/g/n and up to 9.5hrs of battery life.

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Gateway ID and NV notebooks outed: Core i5 and AMD APU options

Gateway ID and NV notebooks outed: Core i5 and AMD APU options

Gateway has outed its updated ID and NV notebook ranges, offering Sandy Bridge processors, USB 3.0 and - on select models - NVIDIA Optimus graphics switching. The Gateway ID47 series is particularly slick, using new LCD display technology to fit a 14-inch edge-to-edge panel into a notebook you'd more commonly find with a 13.3-inch screen.

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New Samsung Series 9 notebooks outed: Core i3, i5 and i7 options

New Samsung Series 9 notebooks outed: Core i3, i5 and i7 options

Samsung has outed a new range of Series 9 notebooks, with three new 13.3-inch models and two new 11.6-inch models, priced from $1,049. The new Series 9 machines keep the styling of the models that began shipping in May, but add in new Intel Core i3, i5 and i7 processors, up to 256GB SSDs and up to 6GB of DDR3 memory.

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Sony VAIO Z Series: 13.3″ Ultraportable with Light Peak dock

Sony VAIO Z Series: 13.3″ Ultraportable with Light Peak dock

Sony has unveiled its latest performance ultraportable, the Sony VAIO Z Series, tipping the scales at under 1.2kg but still offering - thanks to a docking station that uses the same Intel Thunderbolt connection technology as Apple recently adopted - solid graphics performance with an external video card. The new 13.1-inch 1600 x 900 notebook runs up to a Core i7-2620M 2.7GHz processor paired with up to 8GB of DDR3 memory and up to a 256GB SSD, while the Sony Power Media Dock VGP-PRZ20C/VGP-PRZ20A packs an AMD Radeon HD 6650M graphics card with 1GB of dedicated memory, a choice of DVD or Blu-ray drives, and support for a further two simultaneous monitors.

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Toshiba DX1215 all-in-one PC packs Full HD touchscreen, HDMI input

Toshiba DX1215 all-in-one PC packs Full HD touchscreen, HDMI input

Toshiba's Satellite L750 isn't the only new piece of computing hardware from the company today; there's also a swanky new all-in-one PC. The Toshiba DX1215 has a 21.5-inch 1080p Full HD touchscreen, behind which lurks either a Sandy Bridge Core i5 or i7 processor and a 1TB 7,200 rpm hard-drive running Windows 7.

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Acer Timeline X updated: 3830T, 4830T and 5830T on Sandy Bridge

Acer Timeline X updated: 3830T, 4830T and 5830T on Sandy Bridge

Acer has revealed its updated TimelineX range of notebooks, including the 13.3-inch 3830T, 14-inch 4830T and 15.6-inch 5830T, and using Intel's Sandy Bridge Core i3 and i5 processors. The new TimelineX machines offer either integrated Intel HD graphics or NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M/540M graphics with Optimus switching, with battery life up to 9hrs or 8hrs respectively.

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ASUS ROG G53SX Naked Eye 3D gaming notebook arrives (& brings friends)

ASUS ROG G53SX Naked Eye 3D gaming notebook arrives (& brings friends)

You didn't think ASUS was going to leave it at a single Republic of Gamers motherboard and a clutch of tablets did you? The company's computing arm has brought a whole bevy of ROG-branded kit to Computex this week, including everything from video cards, gaming notebooks and desktops, 3D displays and more. Top of the tree is probably the ASUS ROG G53SX Naked Eye 3D gaming notebook, with a glasses-free 3D display paired with Sandy Bridge Core i7 processors and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M graphics.

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Samsung AF315 3D all-in-one flaunts its slender bezel

Samsung AF315 3D all-in-one flaunts its slender bezel

Samsung has outed its latest all-in-one PC, the Samsung AF315, a 3D-capable computer with a super-skinny bezel that's apparently targeted at the ladies in the audience. Based around Intel's 2.7GHz i5-2390T processor and a 23-inch Full HD 3D display, the AF315 has AMD Radeon HD6730M 1GB graphics and 4GB of DDR3 memory.

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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 on sale now from $1,199

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 on sale now from $1,199

Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 laptop has gone up for sale, with the 13.3-inch ultraportable priced from $1,199. Your money gets you a 2.1GHz Core i3-2310M processor, Intel HD 3000 graphics and 4GB of GDDR3 1333MHz memory, though a 2.5GHz Core i5-2520M processor is an $105 option.

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Dell XPS 15z official: Hands-on

Dell XPS 15z official: Hands-on

After teasers, leaks and Michael Dell himself getting ahead of the rumor campaign in his excitement, it comes as little surprise to see the Dell XPS 15z notebook made official this morning. A new 15-inch mainstream notebook - and the harbinger to a fresh design ethos from the company - the XPS 15z promises stylistic and construction lessons learned from memorable models like the Dell Adamo. We caught up with Dell for some hands-on playtime with the XPS 15z; check out our first impressions after the cut.

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New Apple iMac: Thunderbolt, Sandy Bridge and FaceTime HD

New Apple iMac: Thunderbolt, Sandy Bridge and FaceTime HD

Apple has unveiled its new iMac range, and as expected the all-in-one desktops have been upgraded with Intel's 2011 Sandy Bridge quad-core processors, new graphics and Thunderbolt connectivity. The new iMacs come in the same 21.5-inch and 27-inch versions, with the entry-level $1,199 21.5-inch model having a 2.5GHz quad-core Core i5 processor, AMD Radeon HD 6750M graphics and a 500GB hard-drive. At the other end there's the $1,999 27-inch machine with a 3.1GHz quad-core Core i5 processor, Radeon HD 6970M graphics and 1TB of storage. Optional is a $200 quad-core Intel Core i7 processor upgrade on select models, running at up to 3.4GHz.

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ORIGIN EON17-S overclocks Core i7 to 4.5GHz for gaming notebook

ORIGIN EON17-S overclocks Core i7 to 4.5GHz for gaming notebook

Intel always said its Sandy Bridge processors were capable of a lot, and gaming laptop manufacturer ORIGIN has taken them at their word with the massively-overclocked EON17-S. Running at up to 4.5GHz with Turbo Boost, the ORIGIN EON17-S pairs 2011 Core i5/i7 processors with B3 stepping motherboards and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M/GTX 485M graphics, to make the desktop-replacement you've always dreamed about.

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