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Best Buy Laptop Guide – August 2016
Halfway through the summer, on the first day of August, it’s time for the Best Buy Laptop Guide. In this bbg we look at a basic laptop, a multimedia laptop and a thin & light. We will definitely find the best laptop for the best price, making them again this time reached a threesome with users of the LAA forum that we have also reviewed.
Before we discuss the three best buys, we look at the trends found on the laptop field, the past few months. The news recently has been dominated by video cards, which Nvidia and AMD constantly trying to outdo each other. These video cards themselves are not so interesting in this context, but the GPU will eventually again (game-) arrive laptops. AMD has in any case already announced to offer the RX 460 GPU without changes to laptop makers and the GPU will appear at least in an HP laptop Omen. Nvidia is also working on laptop GPUs, but until there is an official announcement of the rumors speak each other against .
The most striking laptop news of recent times was perhaps the announcement of two new laptops from Xiaomi . The Chinese company has made a name with its smartphones and power banks and now brings its first laptops, inspired in name and appearance properly on Apple’s MacBook Air. Another Chinese giant Lenovo recently started supplying its ThinkPad X1 Yoga with OLED screen, making it one of the first manufacturers to sell an OLED screen in a laptop.
Finally, we have this week two major events on the calendar. The first is the Intel Developer Forum, where, according to rumors , the new Kaby Lake processor could be introduced for laptops. The second is the IFA fair, which Tweakers is naturally present and how we got a lot of new hardware, including laptops, expect to see.
based Laptop € 600, –
multimedia Laptop € 1300, –
Thin & light € 900, –
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