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Asus VivoBook 15 X512 review – It’s just a pretty face

We check out the Asus VivoBook 15 X512 -- a mid-tier machine that comes in at a pretty affordable price, but what else does it offer?

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Predator Triton 900 review: A flipping weird gaming laptop

Just as you think you know what gaming laptops look like, Acer goes and flips the standard design on its head with its new Predator Triton 900 gaming ...[Read More]

8.8

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MSI Prestige PS63 Modern 8RC – Skinny, but magically strong

Laying hands on the MSI Prestige PS63 Modern is like bumping into a friend from high school who has completely reinvented themselves. The same person ...[Read More]

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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]

7.5

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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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