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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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Acer Aspire X3400-U2012 SFF PC Review

Acer Aspire X3400-U2012 SFF PC Review

It's a tough world for a consumer desktop PC. Laptops have stolen all the glamour; you need to offer something special if you're going to stand out among the rank and file of stationary computing. Acer's Aspire X3400-U2012 may not be a true portable PC but, with a small-form-factor (SFF) chassis paired with desktop components does the grunt-for-the-footprint balance make it a sensible buy? Check out the SlashGear review after the cut.

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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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NVIDIA deny GTX 470 axe; hint at incoming GTX 465

NVIDIA deny GTX 470 axe; hint at incoming GTX 465

After speculation earlier this week that NVIDIA had axed their GeForce GTX 470 graphics card, the company has strongly denied that they are deleting the SKU in favor of opening up their mid-range market.  Describing the GTX 470 as "our best price-performance product in the enthusiast line," the NVIDIA statement also hints that a "reasonably priced version of our GF100 [GPU]" is likely next on the cards.

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Apple MacBook gets 2.4GHz CPU and GeForce 320M GPU refresh

Apple MacBook gets 2.4GHz CPU and GeForce 320M GPU refresh

As expected, Apple have updated their entry-level MacBook with a faster processor and improved graphics, while maintaining the $999 base price.  The white plastic notebook now gets a 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo CPU (3MB L2 cache; 1066MHz FSB), together with NVIDIA GeForce 320M graphics (sharing 256MB of memory with the standard 2GB of DDR3) and a 10hr battery like its updated MacBook Pro cousins.

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