The Samsung Series 5 XE550C22-A01US Chromebook is equipped with Intel Celeron 867 dual-core processor that runs at a clock speed of 1.3 GHz with 2 MB cache. This Celeron 867 processor has a CPU PassMark of 1255. This rating is higher/better compared to AMD E-450 which has a rating of 743, AMD E-350 APU with a rating of 725 and Atom N2800 with a rating of 723. But much slower/ less powerful compared to Intel Core i3-2367M which has a rating of 1884 and AMD A8-3520M with a rating of 2014.
May 31, 2012
The Samsung Series 5 550 XE550C22-H01US Chromebook is packed with 12.1-inch LED-backlit SuperBright display with 1280 x 800 resolution, 300-nit brightness and matte screen; 4 GB of installed DDR3 RAM (1333 MHz maximum); Built-in 4-watt stereo speakers (2 x 2W); Built-in 1.0MP webcam and microphone; up to 6 hours of battery life with 6800 mAh battery ;and 4-in-1 memory card reader for SD, SDHC, SDXC, MMC.
May 29, 2012
The Acer TravelMate TM5760-32354G32Mtsk is packed with 15.6" Active Matrix TFT Color LCD with 16:9 aspect ratio and 1366 x 768 resolution; 4 GB DDR3-1066/PC3-8500 memory which can be expanded up to 8GB; 320 GB storage capacity; DVD-RAM/±R/±RW optical drive; Finger Print Reader; and media card reader.
The Lenovo IdeaPad Z570 1024ASU laptop boasts with Second Generation Intel Core i5-2450M dual core processor that supports Hyper Threading and Turbo Boost technology and features 3MB L3 cache. It runs at a clock speed of 2.5 GHz and can speed-up up to 3.1 GHz because of Turbo Boost technology. This processor, Core i5-2450M has a PassMark rating of 3827 this is more powerful compared to AMD A6-3420M which has a rating of 2321 and AMD A8-3520M with a rating of 2014, but it is as powerful as AMD A6-3400M with a rating of 3539 and Core i7-2640M which has a rating of 4209.
Not all netbooks are created equal! This is the statement that you will be able to express when talking about this netbook PC, the Lenovo ThinkPad X130e 23382AU. This netbook is not just a netbook; it is as powerful as full featured laptop available in the market. It does not only satisfy your internet browsing experience but it can also be used with other applications that can only be enjoyed with full featured laptop. Below are the reasons why people who are always on the go, like me, should buy this netbook.
This Toshiba Satellite L775-S7111 is an affordable yet powerful laptop that comes equipped with a storage capacity of 500 GB that spins at about 5400 RPM (it could be better if it is rated 7200 RPM for faster read/write access/transfer of data); DVD-SuperMulti drive (+/-R double layer); 17.3" widescreen HD+ TruBrite LED Backlit display with 1600x900 resolution, supports 720p content, and 16:9 aspect ratio; Headphone jack (stereo), MaxxAudio LE, Microphone jack (mono), Standard stereo speakers; Webcam and microphone; Multiformat media reader that supports Secure Digital, Secure Digital High Capacity, SDXC, miniSD, microSD, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO and MultiMediaCard formats; and Face recognition.
May 28, 2012
Asus has made available another powerful yet affordable laptop in the market, the Asus K53E-BBR21. This laptop features USB 3.0 port; Core i5 processor; optical drive and more.
The Lenovo B575 - 1450ALU boasts with AMD Accelerated Processor E-450 that runs at a clock speed of 1.65GHz. It has a PassMark rating of about 743, this is higher compared to Intel Atom N570, but lower (less powerful) compared to Intel Celeron 867 that has a PassMark rating of 1255 and Intel Celeron B815 with a rating of 1346. This APU has an integrated graphics controller called Radeon HD 6320 graphics which is more powerful compared to the integrated GPU present in Sandy Bridge processors.
The HP Pavilion g6-1d08dx is an entry level laptop that offers special features for a much lesser price. The highlights of this laptop include dual core processor, optical drive, webcam, large screen size, Bluetooth, HP Imprint finish in pewter and more.
May 27, 2012
When you hear “ThinkPad” it pertains to a laptop series that is known for its durability and reliability, same is true with Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E530 32597HU laptop model.
The Lenovo ThinkPad X130e 23382GU is an ultra-portable laptop that can give you enough performance while doing computing tasks while on the go. Its main features include dual core ULV processor, small screen size which is good for those people who need computing device while on the go, and longer battery life.
This Dell Inspiron 15R i15RN5110-7223DBK is a 15 inch laptop with the following main features: optional interchangeable lids; dual core processor; USB 3.0; Intel Wireless Display functionality; and large screen display.
May 26, 2012
Another affordable tablet PC is now available in the market, the HIP Street Titan 8096376. This very affordable tablet has the following main features like Android 4.0 operating system, DDR2 memory, 7-inch display, on board memory storage and webcam.
Another magnificent smartphone from Samsung will be available sometime this June in the market, the Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III. This new smartphone has interesting features like LTE connectivity which depends on region you belong, Corning Gorilla Glass 2 display protection, NFC, 8MP camera, Ice Cream Sandwich OS, quad core processor and 16/32/64GB storage options.
The Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 031946U is a laptop which is powered by First Generation Intel Core i3-380M dual core processor that features Hyper Threading technology and runs at a clock speed of 2.53GHz but since it does not support Turbo Boost technology, it will not be able to speed up automatically. It has 3MB Level 3 Cache for additional boosts to its performance. This laptop has the older integrated graphics controller called Intel HD Graphics which is much less powerful compared to the integrated graphics controller present in the newer Sandy and Ivy Bridge (2nd and 3rd generation) processors.
May 25, 2012
Lenovo has made available another laptop with powerful processor, the Lenovo ThinkPad T420 41786VU. The laptop’s main features include Hyper threading and Turbo Boost technology, extended battery life, dedicated video card, spill-resistant Keyboard, and Fingerprint Reader.
May 24, 2012
The Lenovo ThinkPad X220 42963MU is a tablet PC that is powerful enough to do several computing tasks. Its main features include 12.5 inch display, convertible form factor, multi-touch screen, Core i7 processor, and optical disk drive.
May 22, 2012
HP, one of the major manufacturers of computer products has made available another Version of HP Slate, the HP Slate 2 B2A29UT. This tablet offers Windows 7 OS, Graphics Media Accelerator 600, Atom processor and touchscreen display.
Giada, a premium brand of JEHE (Shenzhen Jiehe Technology Development Co., Ltd), the leading global manufacturer of motherboards, digital products, and graphics cards, has made available a Mini ITX motherboard which is specifically designed for industrial applications. The Giada Mini-ITX MI-N2600D highlights Fanless Solution; Dual-core Intel Atom processor; Intel NM10 Express; 1 x SO-DIMM, DDR3-1066MHz which supports up to 4GB memory; 2 x Mini PCIe 1 x PCI ; 6 x COM port, 2 x LAN.
HP has made available another netbook PC in the market, the HP Mini A7K67UT. This netbook boasts with special features such as dual core Atom processor, 10-inch display, Bluetooth connectivity, lightweight design and added resilience such as hard drive accelerometer and spill-resistant keyboard.
May 21, 2012
Tablet PCs are now available just about everywhere; they are designed for those people who want to be connected wherever they wish to go. But tablet PCs are not designed for those who want a computer for every day computing tasks such as word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, light graphics and video editing. Asus has made available another tablet PCs for those people who want one, the Asus TF300T-B1-BL Tablet PC.
This Acer Aspire V3-4710G-73618G75M laptop highlights Ivy Bridge processor, large memory size, dedicated video card, Bluetooth, Crystal Eye HD webcam, and USB 3.0 port.
May 20, 2012
This Asus X54C-BBK15 boasts with an entry level dual core processor from Intel which is powerful enough to do everyday computing tasks. This processor called Intel Pentium B960 processor that offers 2MB L3 cache and 2.2GHz processor speed. The multitasking tasks are taken care of the 4GB DDR3 memory which can be upgradeable up to 8GB. Your important files and favorite pictures, movies and sound files can be stored in 320GB hard drive which is rated 5400 RPM, it could be better if it is rated 7200 RPM.
Those who are looking for a laptop which is 3D capable without hurting your pocket too much, this HP Envy 17-2090nr LV045UA is for you. This laptop highlights Beats Audio, Full HD display, powerful quad core processor, dedicated graphics card, 3D capable and faster read/write hard disk drive.
Another Sandy Bridge powered laptop is now available in the market, the Dell Inspiron I15N-2732BK laptop. This laptop offers special features such as Bluetooth connectivity, Hyper Treading technology, longer battery life, and just 1.2 inch thin.
This laptop, Asus X54C-BBK17 boasts with the following features such as 15.6 inch high-definition widescreen display with 1366 x 768 resolution and antiglare technology; 4GB DDR3 memory which can be upgraded up to 8GB; 320GB hard drive that has a speed of 5400 RPM-much better if it is rated 7200 RPM for faster read/write speed; Built-in 0.3MP webcam and microphone; Azalia-compliant chip with 3D effect and full duplex; SonicFocus SW support; Touchpad with Palm Proof technology; Multiformat media reader for Secure Digital, MultiMediaCard, Memory Stick and Memory Stick PRO formats; and 4-cell lithium-ion battery.
HP has made available another AMD accelerated processor powered PC in the market, the HP Pavilion g7-1368dx laptop. This laptop has special features like large screen for best viewing experience, Bluetooth connectivity, and powerful discreet class integrated graphics controller.
May 18, 2012
Another tablet coming from ViewSonic is the ViewPad 10e V10E_BNA1US8_01. Main features of this tablet include android Operating System, WIFI connectivity, USB port, Bluetooth and high-definition capacitive multitouch display.
May 15, 2012
The Toshiba Excite AT205-T32 10LE tablet is just another Toshiba Excite AT205-T16 10 LE tablet. The only difference is the storage capacity. The Toshiba Excite AT205-T32 10LE offers 32GB storage capacity while Toshiba Excite AT205-T16 10 LE offers 16GB storage capacity.
This Toshiba Excite AT205-T16 10 LE is a tablet PC that offers TI-OMAP 4430 Dual-Core Mobile Processor from Texas Instruments that runs at a clock speed of 1.2 GHz and an Integrated Graphics controller for video processing. Other feature that increases the performance of this tablet includes 1GB LPDDR2 RAM which deals with the multitasking power of the tablet; and a storage capacity of about 16GB (on-board memory) which is expandable with Micro SD Card Slot.
Another laptop powered by Second Generation processor is now available in the market, the Dell Inspiron I15N-3000BK laptop. Aside from Intel processor, this laptop also highlights Bluetooth connectivity, long battery life, bigger memory and storage capacity and lots of connectivity options.
Toshiba and BestBuy have made available another affordable yet powerful computing device in the market, the Toshiba Satellite L755-S5110 laptop. This laptop main feature include Sandy Bridge processor which is known for improved integrated GPU, facial recognition for additional security, large capacity hard drive and Fusion Finish in Matrix Graphite style.
May 11, 2012
Like any other laptop powered by AMD APUs, this Asus Eee PC 1225B-SU17-SL laptop provides enough processing power needed by applications that do not require too much processing power such as word processing, video streaming, internet browser and spreadsheets. It also gives you enough graphics processing power to process videos and graphics. This integrated GPU is comparable to discreet-class graphics card available in the market.
May 10, 2012
This Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 GT-P5113TSYXAR tablet is packed with 1 GHz dual-core processor which allows you to stay connected and productive while on the go; 1GB memory that enhances the multitasking ability of this tablet; and 16GB on-board memory which can be expanded using Digital media card reader that supports microSD cards up to 32GB.
This Toshiba Excite AT305T32 tablet PC boasts with NVIDIA Tegra 3 mobile processor that has a clock speed of 1.2 GHz which allows you to stay connected and productive while on the go. For multitasking ability of this tablet, this Toshiba Excite AT305T32 offers 1GB DDR3L-1333 memory. It has a storage capacity of 32GB onboard memory which can be extended using the built-in Secure Digital memory card slot. It comes in Champagne Silver color.
This Toshiba Excite AT305T64 tablet PC is equipped with NVIDIA Tegra 3 mobile processor that has a clock speed of 1.2 GHz. For multitasking capability of this tablet, it offers 1GB DDR3L-1333 memory. It has a storage capacity of 64GB onboard memory which can be expanded using the built-in Secure Digital memory card slot.
The Sony Vaio VPCSE25FX/B laptop comes equipped with Second Generation Intel Core i5-2450M dual-core processor that has a base clock speed of 2.5GHz but due to Turbo Boost technology it can speed-up to 3.1 GHz. It has integrated graphics controller called Intel HD Graphics 3000 and a dedicated one called Radeon HD 6630M with 1GB video memory.
Sony has made available another lightweight, durable and powerful laptop in the market, the Sony Vaio VPCSE25FX/S. This laptop features energy efficient processor, lithium polymer battery, and Full HD resolution.
One of the most reliable manufacturers of laptop PC in the market, Toshiba, has made available another laptop powered by AMD’s Accelerated processor. The highlights of this laptop include APU, discreet-class Graphics processor, facial recognition and larger screen for watching HD movies.
May 9, 2012
The chief features of this Gateway NV57H94U laptop include a powerful Sandy Bridge Processor, media controls, media reader and Wi-Fi connectivity. It comes with the most popular operating system, the Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium Edition OS for you to have an ultimate computing experience.
For those who were lover of AMD processor, Asus has made available powerful yet affordable laptop, the Asus K53Z-BBR3. The Asus K53Z-BBR3 laptop offers special features such as USB 3.0, Accelerated processor, discreet-class GPU, and longer battery life.
Those who are looking for a laptop that is powerful enough to satisfy their computing needs but does not too pricey to hurt their pocket, this Asus X44H-BBR7 laptop is for you. The key features of this laptop include USB 3.0 port, sandy bridge processor, 14 inch display and optical disk drive.
Another powerful yet affordable laptop coming from Asus in now available at BestBuy, the Asus K53E-RBR9 laptop. This laptop features 2nd Generation Core i3 processor, 15 inch display, wireless connectivity, and large storage size.
May 8, 2012
This Asus K53E-BBR19 is for people who are looking for notebook PC that is powerful enough to meet their computing needs without spending too much. This laptop offers 15-inch screen, large storage, Turbo Boost technology and media reader.
This HP Pavilion g7-1338dx is designed as a desktop replacement due to its screen size and for those people who are always watching movies with their laptop. It features 17 inch screen, WIFI connectivity, full-size keyboard with numeric keypad and Touchpad with on/off button.
May 4, 2012
Both Intel Atom N2600 and Atom N2800 are based on Cedar Trail technology which is known for improved video processor which is based on PowerVR SGX 545. This PowerVR SGX 545 is a graphics processor found in the A5 and A5X processors in Apple’s iPad. Furthermore, these atom processors were manufactured with 32nm technology with Thermal Design Power of around 3.5 Watts in Atom N2600 while 6.5 watts for Atom N2800. With the TDP rating it can be assumed that a netbook with Atom N2600 processor in it could have a longer battery life than the one with Atom N2800.
Since the born of Atom processors, netbook PCs is now available almost everywhere. Netbooks are ultraportable PCs capable of doing light computing tasks. Gateway has made available another netbook PC equipped with dual core Atom processor.
If you are looking for laptop that will satisfy your daily computing needs such as doing office tasks, editing pictures or videos with power hungry applications such as Adobe Photoshop or Adobe Premiere this Lenovo ThinkPad 4349CJ3 is for you.
Another affordable yet powerful laptop which could satisfy your daily computing needs is the HP Pavilion g6-1d38dx. The key features of this laptop include Core i3 processor, WiFi connectivity, webcam and HP imprint finish.
Another laptop that is equipped with APU is now made available by Toshiba which is called as Satellite C655D-S5515. This affordable laptop highlights VISION Technology by AMD, facial recognition, long battery life and big screen size.
This 14 inch laptop, Dell Inspiron I14RN4110-7616FIR boasts with a Second Generation Intel dual core processor that features 3MB L3 cache and 2.1GHz processor speed called Core i3-2310M. Since this is just a Core i3 processor it does not support Turbo Boost technology but it does support Hyper Threading which increases the processing speed by 20%.
This Dell XPX X14Z-3846ELS laptop is created for those people who need processing power for office and home use. Its highpoints include Core i5 processor, dedicated graphics card, fast hard disk drive and USB port, Bluetooth connectivity and extended battery life. It has a preinstalled Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit operating system.
Another reasonably priced tablet PC from Samsung is now available in the market the Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 GT-P3113TSYXAR. This Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 GT-P3113TSYXAR is designed primarily to keep yourself entertained at home or while on the go. This tablet highlights 7 inch display, webcam, Android OS, dual core processor, and Wi-Fi connectivity.
May 3, 2012
The Acer Iconia Tab A510-10K32U is almost identical in terms of specs with the Acer Iconia Tab A510-10S32U. Its key feature include multi-touch display, front and rear facing camera, extended battery life, sensors and Android 4.0 operating system.
Acer Iconia Tab A510-10S32U Olympic Edition - NVIDIA Tegra 3, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, 10.1 Inch
This 10-inch Acer Iconia Tab A510-10S32U key feature include high-definition multi-touch display, front and rear facing camera, lithium-ion polymer battery, sensors like G-sensor, E-compass, L sensor, and gyrometer; and Android operating system.
Toshiba has made available another super-thin, light and entertainment optimized tablet PC, the Toshiba Excite 10 LE AT305-T16. This tablet coming from Toshiba has been carefully crafted to fit comfortably in your hand and provides plenty of performance for games, movies, music, photos on a vivid HD multi-touch screen.
May 2, 2012
This HP Pavilion g6-1d84nr A6Y40UA offers lot of productivity features like integrated webcam, wireless internet connection, high capacity storage, large screen size and powerful processor.
Another laptop which is powered by the new Ivy Bridge processor from Intel is now available in the market, the HP Pavilion dv7-7025dx. This Ivy Bridge powered laptop from HP features large screen size which is good for watching HD movies, ultra-fast USB 3.0 ports, large storage size and high definition webcam which is useful when doing video chats with your friends and family in faraway places.
May 1, 2012
This year seems to be the year for tablet PC. Asus has made available a tablet PC called EEE Pad Transformer TF300T-A1-BL. The main features of this Asus tablet include Android OS, Bluetooth, Webcam and NVIDIA processor.
The Intel Core i7-3610QM is the Ivy Bridge (Third Generation) quad-core processor for laptop PC. It supports Hyper-Threading technology which offers additional processing power. Each core compromises a base clock speed of 2.3 GHz but because of Turbo Boost technology it can overclock automatically up to 3.1 GHz when 4 cores are active, 3.2 GHz when 2 cores are active and 3.3 GHz when only 1 core is active.
Below is a table showing the PassMark rating of different processors. The higher the rating the better the performance. It will be updated regularly to include additional processors in the list.