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Asus TUF Gaming FX505 – The Krillin of gaming machines

Priced at R16,000, the Asus TUF Gaming FX505 puts Asus on a track to make all gamers feel welcome. Even if your bank account doesn’t cater for top of ...[Read More]

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Mecer Xpression Z140C – When you need a functional computer on a budget

Not everyone can drop R6k or more on an entry-level laptop and it's with those folks in mind that Mecer has created its Xpression Z140C machine. Start...[Read More]

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Lenovo Yoga C930 review – A convertible with features in all the right places

The Yoga C930 is a powerful little notebook that has a decent battery life and can function under pressure (like 100-Chrome-tabs-running-at-once press...[Read More]

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Time to put the Toshiba Tecra X40 to the test

While everyone is busy flipping out over convertible laptops — Toshiba is busy building some high-spec business laptops that should have enough ...[Read More]

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Apple MacBook (2017) — Surprisingly more than ‘more of the same’

There’s a sense of deja vu as you approach Apple’s 2017 MacBook. It still sports a super-skinny wedge design that suggests Apple won’t be satisfied un...[Read More]

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Aorus X5 v6 – Great gaming but at what price?

Why would you pick up a device like the Aorus X5 v6 over other, similar specced gaming notebooks? That’s a hard question to answer at the best of time...[Read More]

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MSI GE62 7RE Apache Pro – Going big on a budget

The thing about an MSI gaming notebook (they make other types, believe it or not) is that you know what you’re going to be getting out of them. ...[Read More]

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Acer Predator 17 – Swallowing frame-rates whole

The word ‘predator’ evokes a series of images, each more bloody and brutal than the last. That Acer has taken the title for its gaming-cen...[Read More]

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Asus ROG GL752VW – It’s not surprising, really

Another week, another gaming notebook. Life at the Stuff offices sure is tough for someone who wants nothing more than to wade through meetings for 90...[Read More]

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HP Pavilion 15 – Undercover gamer

So you like the idea of an HP gaming notebook but you’re not comfortable shelling out R40,000 for the HP Omen, no matter how attractive a machin...[Read More]

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HP Omen Gaming Notebook – Is it a good or a bad one?

If you’re the sort of person who puts stock in omens, then there may be something to that. We’re not superstitious but if we see hordes of...[Read More]

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MSI GT72S 6QE Dominator Pro G – A trip to our new Skylake

I’m detecting a pattern here. This MSI GT72S notebook looks strangely familiar – shouldn’t we be getting some new stuff right about ...[Read More]

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