Along with our quarterly laptop guide, near the end of every year we also like to take a look at the state of the gaming laptop market. With a much more cyclical upgrade cycle, gaming laptops tend to evolve in lockstep with the major components inside them. For the gaming laptop market, this includes not only more powerful CPUs, but also more unique (for a laptop) components like discrete video cards, mechanical keyboards, and perhaps an IPS panel or high-refresh TN display. All of which come together to make a breed of laptop that is very different from the kinds of machines that define the mainstream and professional markets.

ECS i-Buddie XP Athlon XP 2100+

Today we take a look at a second offering in ECS' desknote like: the socket-A based i-Buddie XP. How does the i-Buddie XP with an Athlon XP 2100+ hold...

1 by Matthew Witheiler on 7/10/2002

NVIDIA GeForce4 440 Go

A month ago we took a look at the Mobility Radeon 7500 and proclaimed it king of mobile graphics. Today we look at NVIDIA's answer to the Mobility Radeon...

1 by Matthew Witheiler on 6/21/2002

ASUS in the Mobile World

At Computex last week, we got a chance to sit down and speak with the mobile team at ASUS. We grilled them on not only their current PDA...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 6/17/2002

ECS i-Buddie 4 Pentium 4 1.6GHz

A new type of mobile system is here. Called desknotes, they are PCs made of desktop components placed in a case the size of a notebook. Attach a screen...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 5/28/2002

ASUS S1 Mobile Pentium III-M 1.2GHz

Thin-and-light class notebooks have been met with great success in the Eastern world but have only recently started to make an impact on Western consumers. Today we take a...

1 by Matthew Witheiler on 5/21/2002

PaceBook PaceBlade: The Tablet PC Arrives

A notebook PC, tablet PC, and desktop PC all in one. Sound too good to be true? Today we take a look at a completely new concept from a...

5 by Matthew Witheiler on 5/17/2002

Compaq Presario 2800 Pentium 4-M 1.7GHz Notebook

The ATI Mobility Radeon 7500 promised to bring 3D gaming to places it has never been before: the backyard, the library, even the airplane. Continuing with our notebook reviews...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 5/10/2002

WinBook N4 Pentium 4-M 1.8GHz Notebook

Today Intel announced its latest Mobile Pentium 4-M chip clocked at 1.8GHz. We were recently given the opportunity to get our hands on a WinBook N4 notebook that uses...

1 by Matthew Witheiler on 4/23/2002

Toshiba Satellite 1905-S277 Notebook

We continue our notebook reviews today with the Toshiba Satellite 1905-S277, a desktop replacement notebook featuring a 1.6GHz Intel Pentium 4 processor, 256MB of memory, a DVD/CDRW drive, and...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 3/29/2002

ASUS T9 Notebook

Today we kick off what is going to be a new regular section of AnandTech: notebook reviews. Our first review is of the business targeted thin and light ASUS...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 3/25/2002

AMD's K6-2+ in Notebooks - Evaluating Performance with PowerNow

AMD may be a very serious threat in the desktop CPU market, but what about their efforts in the mobile market? Their flagship technology in the mobile market...

1 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 9/12/2000

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