Get Assassin’s Creed Odyssey for free with the purchase of a Western Digital SSD

Western Digital has a promotion right now, with the purchase of one of its SSDs, both SATA and NVMe, from its Blue or Black series, the user who makes the purchase, will be able to download a code that will allow the free download of the game Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, the latest game developed by Ubisoft.

Assassin's Creed Odyssey

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Dell XPS 15 2-in-1 (9575) on sale in Italy for 1800 euro

Dell XPS 15 9575 2018 is a convertible laptop with 15.6″ infinity edge display with 360 degree hinge. It can be used in tablet, tent and stand mode with pen input support (up to at 4096 levels of pressure). Its frame is built using CNC cutting and features carbon fiber palm rest. It weighs less than 2kg and measures just 16mm. Dell was somehow able to squeeze in 6 cell battery (75Wh). It has corning gorilla glass 4 that does an amazing job in keeping screen scratch free.

Dell XPS 15 2-in-1 (9575)

Dell XPS 15 9575 specifications include Intel Core i-series kabylake-r processor, AMD Radeon RX Vega 870 and 4 GB of HMB2 dedicated memory. So the gaming performance will be equal to something with NVidia GeForce GTX 1060 graphics card.

Dell XPS 15 9575 is finally on sale in Italy. There are SKUs.

Intel Core i5-8405G, with 8GB of RAM and 256GB SSD, Full HD display at EUR 1799
Intel Core i7-8705G, with 8GB of RAM and 512GB SSD, Full HD display at EUR 1999
Intel Core i7-8705G, with 16GB of RAM and 512GB SSD, UHD 4K display at 2499 EUR
Intel Core i7-8705G, with 16GB of RAM and 1TB SSD, 4K UHD display at EUR 2828

All models have the AMD Radeon RX Vega 870 graphics card. Rest of the specifications include two Type-C / Thunderbolt 3 USB ports, two USB 3.1 Type-C ports, audio jacks, backlit keyboard, glass touchpad, 720p webcam at the bottom with face recognition support via Windows Hello and an array of 4 microphones.

MSI Prestige PE62, PL62 released in Italy: MSI Prestige PE62, PL62 specifications and price

MSI Prestige PE62 and PL62 are two new laptops for professionals and students packing the latest Intel kabylake processor and Nvidia GeForce MX150 graphics card. This very combo lets you work on almost all type of applications. These laptops are excellent for something that is looking for a powerful, reliable and balance laptop that gives you amazing price / performance ratio. MSI Prestige PE62 specifications include the 7th generation quad core Intel Core i7-7700HQ (don’t confuse it with i7-7700)processor, Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050Ti with 4GB GDDR5 memory, 15.6” full HD 1920×1080 pixel display with 170 degree wide viewing angle screen with 94% NTSC color space that makes it ideal for professional applications like Photoshop and CAD.

The MSI PL62 specifications are same as PE62 but pack an Nvidia GeForce MX 150 instead of GTX 1050Ti. Rest of the specifications are same.

MSI Prestige PE62 specifications italy

Both laptops comes with MSI Cooler Boost 4 technology that is able to keep the laptop components run cool at all times and prolong life of laptop. The awesome MSI SteelSeries backlit keyboard gives you excellent visibility even at dim conditions while on the audio front, it offers you high definition sound technology signed by Nahimic and MSI’s Audio Boost design for best in class audio experience.

MSI Prestige PL62 specifications italy

The new MSI Prestige PE62-7RD and PL62-7RC notebooks are already available in Italy with retail prices of 1299 euros and 999 euros respectively (including VAT).

Acer Nitro 5 Spin convertible gaming laptop launched in Europe: Acer Nitro 5 Spin specifications – Acer Nitro 5 Spin release date

There are not a lot of gaming laptops that double as convertible computers but consider Acer Nitro 5 Spin as an exception. The company churned out this Nitro laptop at the IFA 2017 and we must say it has impressive specifications. It comes with 8th generation Intel Core processor, 10 hour battery life and Dolby Audio Premium audio system. Acer Nitro 5 Spin will on sale in Italy and other parts of Europe for 1299 euros. Its fully aluminum body is enhanced by satin black embossed finish and red hints, and is able to offer the essential technologies that casual gamers look for in a device, including powerful graphics, superior audio quality, stable connectivity and a bright display.

Acer Nitro 5 Spin specifications (2)

The new Acer Nitro 5 Spin has a 15.6-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixel) IPS display that can be folded up to 360 degree through a special hinge, which will allow you to use your notebook even in tablet, tent and stand modes, depending on your their own needs. It also comes with Acer Color Intelligence, a technology that offers brighter colors and a more vivid display with less CPU effort. This dynamically adjusts the range and saturation in real time, optimizing color on the screen, brightness and saturation without disturbance of any kind. Finally, the display is equipped with Acer BluelightShield technology, which helps to reduce harmful blue light emissions that can cause eye discomfort. The technical configuration will be based on an Intel Core i5 / i7 processor (Kaby Lake R.), up to 512GB of storage on SSD PCIe and dedicated Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 graphics card with VRAM GDDR5 ultra-fast memory, front stereo speakers, subwoofer and backlit keyboard . According to Dell’s announcement, the 48Wh battery should provide a 10-hour standby charge – far superior to that of the previous generation model.

To keep the game responsive, Acer’s casual ExoAmp antenna ensures a stable wireless signal, even if it is positioned under the metal cover of the device and the direction is not the ideal one. It also includes multi-user Multi-Input Multi-Input ( MU-MIMO ) technology for download up to three times faster, streamlined streaming, and better browsing experience than other 802.11ac devices in a multi-user environment. The MU-MIMO network allows multiple devices to connect simultaneously, instead of just one device at a time.

Acer Nitro 5 Spin specifications (1)

The audio system has two front speakers and a subwoofer for added sound quality thanks to the Dolby Audio Premium, Acer TrueHarmony and Acer Smart Amplifier technologies, the Nitro 5 Spin offers high, clear, and rich sounds. Not only that, these technologies improve frequency balancing to offer deeper tones, highlighting bass and multidimensional sound in movies, games and music. Additionally, the audio will automatically reversal with the video depending on the device’s orientation; In this way, the speakers will always be oriented correctly regardless of how they are used. Finally, four microphone files make it easy to interact with Cortana, even four meters away and in noisy environments. The Nitro 5 Spin comes with a fingerprint reader for faster and more secure user authentication through Windows Hello, offering greater security to your device. Acer Nitro 5 Spin will be available in EMEA countries in October, starting at 1299 euros.

Toshiba Tecra X40 is a business laptop with kabylake processor: Toshiba Tecra X40 specs price

Toshiba Tecra X40 is now on sale in USA with a price tag of 1329 dollars. This laptop comes with Intel Core i5 7200 processor that is backed by 8GB of DDR4-2133 memory and 256GB PCIe SSD storage which is faster than your conventional SSD. The entire body is made of tough body magnesium alloy that allows it to absorb all sorts of shocks. It is very thin and lightweight measuring only 16.9 thick and 1.25kg in weight.

Toshiba Tecra X40

Toshiba Tecra X40 is made for professionals in mind since it comes with special security features and biometrics technologies such as the new Toshiba Securepad integrated touchpad that is home to a fingerprint sensor made by Synaptics that makes use of their Natural ID technology. There are IR cameras onboard which work with Intel Authenticate and Windows Hello feature. When used together, user does not have to key in the password – just look at the laptop and it will unlock itself.

To maximize usability of Toshiba Tecra X40 laptop, the company has equipped it with thunderbolt dock 3 which provides high speed data transfer and at the same time, can power many of your peripherals. For instance, you can connect a compatible external thunderbolt 3 GPU to it and turbo charge this laptop.

Ports selection of Toshiba Tecra X40 include two USB Type-C , a USB 3.0 full-size , a port HDMI and a microSD Card slot. Smart card reader is also available. The keyboard is backlit and there are pair of Harman kardon speakers with DTS sound software onboard as well. Operating system is windows 10 professional.

HaierPad Y1011 and Y1161 launched in Europe

HaierPad Y1011 and HaierPad Y1161 review

HaierPad Y1011 and Y1161 are two new detachable laptop models launched in Europe. HaierPad Y1011 and Y1161 specifications in detail are shared later but in short, they come with cherry trail Atom processors, 2GB RAM, 32GB of flash storage and pack 10.1 inch 11.6 inch screens respectively. HaierPad Y1011 and Y1161 will be launched in Europe under 250 Euros, including Italy.

HaierPad Y1011 and HaierPad Y1161 review video

HaierPad Y1011 price is 199 euros as  it comes with HD 1366×768 display which is also smaller in size at 10.1”  compared to HaierPad Y1161 that has full HD 11.6” display and cost 249 euros.

HaierPad Y1011 review

HaierPad Y1011 specifications include 10.1 inch HD display, Intel Atom X5-Z8300 cherry trail processor clocked at 1.84GHz, 2GB RAM, 32GB flash storage expandable via micro SD card slot. As mentioned before, the HaierPad Y1011 is a detachable laptop and can be used as tablet. It feels solid and stable thanks to magnetic coupling. Keyboard dock is home to mini HDMI Type-C USB port , a micro USB, and two USB ports. On front, there is a two megapixel camera.

HaierPad Y1161 review

HaierPad Y1161 specifications include 11.6-inch IPS Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) and other that, its specs are same as the HaierPad Y1011.

HaierPad Y1161 reviews

The smaller of the two measures 246.1 x 166 x 8.7 mm and weighs 586 grams with 5000 mAh battery, while the larger version with battery 7000 mAh measures 285 x 180 x 9 mm and weighs 760 grams. via notebookitalia.it

Fujitsu Lifebook U747 launched in Italy: Fujitsu Lifebook U747 price specifications variants

Fujitsu Lifebook U747 specifications and price in Italy. Five variants of Fujitsu Lifebook U747 have been launched in Italy. It can be configured with three processors, Intel Core i3/i5/i7 – all being kabylake processors that are backed by Intel HD Graphics 620. You get upto 32GB of new DDR4 memory on two slots and various storage solutions including 128GB – 512GB M.2 SATA 3 SSD or 256GB / 512GB M.2 PCIe SSD.

Fujitsu Lifebook U747 specs (2)

The screen measures 14-inch and has 1366×768 HD resolution by default but you can up it up by opting for the full HD 1920×1080 panel. Port selection on the Fujitsu Lifebook U747 is pretty generous packing two USB 3.0 ports Type-A, Type-C USB 3.1 , VGA, DisplayPort, power connector, and one for port replicator dock, Kensington Lock and a card reader microSD, SIM card slot and 802.11ac Wi-Fi.

The cheapest model of Fujitsu Lifebook U747 will cost about 1000 euros in Italy and that will get you an Intel Core i3-7100u processor with 8GB RAM and 256GB SSD. If you go for the top end variant, you get more powerful i7-7600u with 16GB RAM and 512GB SSD. For this very variant, you will have to shell out a hefty 1700 euros.

Fujitsu Lifebook U747 specs (1)

Irrespective of the model, you get thin 19mm laptop that weighs just 1.43-kilos which makes it as light as a netbook. You are getting full size laptop keyboard but it does lack a numpad so if you enter a lot of numbers, you should look for some other laptop with numeric keypad. Interestingly, there is a variant with 4G LTE connectivity which is something that is getting rare in laptops these days. This is an excellent way of staying connected while on the move – no need to do pairing with phone.

Asus ROG Strix GL702VM review: Asus ROG Strix GL702VM launched in Italy

Asus ROG Strix GL702VM review was done by folks at notebook italia and they were quite impressed with it. Asus ROG Strix GL702VM will be made available in two SKUs, both Intel Skylake-H processors and equipped with Nvidia GeForce 1060 GTX discrete graphics card. Asus ROG Strix GL702VM review follows below.

Asus ROG Strix GL702VM review (3)

Asus ROG Strix GL702VM specifications include either Intel Core i7-6700HQ or Intel Core i5-6300HQ processor and as mentioned earlier both belong to Intel Skylake family since Kaby Lake architecture does not have a high performance chipset yet. The processor is backed by up to 1TB 7200rpm hard drive, up to 512GB SATA3 SSD in addition to 256GB PCIe Gen3X4 SSD.

Asus ROG Strix GL702VM as mentioned by notebookitalia supports up to 32GB of DDR4-2133MHz RAM and various storage solutions as mentioned below. It is quite slim and compact measuring 415 x 280 x 22 ~ 24 mm and weighing 2.7 kilos with battery. Other than that, the Asus ROG Strix GL702VM gaming laptop is virtually identical to the Asus GL502VT when it comes to chassis but it is bigger and more powerful thanks to some of the latest generation of hardware.

Asus ROG Strix GL702VM review (1)

Asus has not released pricing information for Italy but we do know that the two configurations will cost 1399 and 1599 dollars respectively. So if you are looking for gaming laptops under 1000 dollars, you will have to look somewhere else.

There are two LEDs on the cover of the Asus ROG Strix GL702VM and its keyboard is also backlit and so is its logo. Asus ROG Strix GL702VM screen measures 17.3 inches packing full HD 1920×1080 pixel resolution display with matte coating with 60Hz G-sync technology. The CPU is backed by powerful Nvidia GeForce 1060 GTX Pascal graphics card with 6GB of GDDR5 memory. The combination of these two components will allow you to play the latest titles, including games and virtual reality applications.

Asus ROG Strix GL702VM review (2)

The data sheet is then completed by a WiFi 802.11ac (2 x 2) module, Bluetooth 4.1, dual speakers, a Gigabit Ethernet, three USB 3.0 ports, a Thunderbolt 3 (Type-C), a mini Display Port 1.2, HDMI and jack audio. There is also a backlit keyboard which is quite comfortable as it has key pitch of 1.6 mm and precise boasting 30-key rollover, a battery of 76 Wh and of course Windows 10 operating system.

LG 38UC99 and 34UC79G are curved ultrawide IPS monitors for gaming

LG 38UC99 34UC79G review

LG has introduced its new lineup of Ultra Wide monitor, LG 38UC99 and 34UC79G at the IFA 2016 held in Berlin. LG 38UC99 and 34UC79G computer monitors will be available in the Italian market by the end of September. Pricing information is not yet available.

LG 38UC99 computer monitor is perfect for those who like to pay attention to every detail. This model is equipped with Ultra Wide IPS panel with a resolution QHD + (3840 x 1600 pixels) and features color extended range that covers up to 99 percent of the sRGB color space.

LG 38UC99 34UC79G

The images are immersive and unparalleled. The monitor produces natural and bright colors, so the 38UC99 is the ideal workstation monitor for the visual creator, for those who work with large amounts of information and who is constantly multitasking.

LG 38UC99 is the first ultra wide laptop with USB Type-C port. Thanks to this new type of standard, you can transfer data and simultaneously charge your smartphone or laptop. LG 38UC99 is great for entertainment as well thanks to two 10W Bluetooth speaker built in to its chassis offering excellent bass performance. It has Motion Blur Reduction function that reduces refresh rate to 1 millisecond making it perfect companion for gaming. The AMD FreeSync technology also helps in completing the gaming experience.

LG 34UC79G is made just for gaming as it packs 21:9 ultra wide IPS display with refresh rate of 144Hz. It also has a view finder that adds a fixed lens center of the screen to increase the accuracy in the first-person shooter and a hook for the wire to prevent the resistance created by the mouse cable.

LG 38UC99 is already on sale in USA for 1499 dollars.

HP Omen 17 2016 specs: HP Omen 15 review: HP Omen 17 Review – HP Omen 15 specs

HP Omen 15 review (1)

HP Omen 15 2016 and HP Omen 17 2016 laptops with Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 / 1060 have been reviewed by folks at notebookitalia. HP Omen 15 review and HP Omen 17 review is available including their specifications. Both laptops come with Nvidia GeForce GTX 10.

HP Omen 17 review (1)

HP Omen 15 review and HP Omen 17 Review video

HP Omen 15 2016 version is already on sale in the Italian market at a price tag of 1299 euro and it features quad core Intel Core i5 or i7 processors, up to 16GB of memory and Nvidia GeForce GTX 965m, with full HD displays (1920 x 1080 pixels) or 4K (3840 x 2160 pixels) and IPS transparencies.

HP Omen 15 review (2)

The latest HP OMEN 17 VR will be available on the Italian market during the month of September from 1899 euro.

HP Omen 17 review (2)

HP Omen 17 users get to choose between Nvidia GeFoce GTX 1060 and GTX 1070 GPU for enhanced gaming experience. The display supports upt o 4k resolution with brightness of 300 nits and support for G-sync technology. Also onboard are 4-speaker Bang & Olufsen audio boost for realistic sound experience even without using headphones. The whole is powered by a high-capacity battery rated at 95 Wh with battery life of 7.25 hours.

HP Omen 17 review (3)

HP OMEN 15 (2016) integrates a pair of USB 3.0 ports, one USB 2.0, Ethernet, microSD card reader and an HDMI 2.0 port, which will support 4K monitor, while the new HP OMEN 17 adds a mini DisplayPort that allows support for a dual output, and for streaming in 2K or 4K. via notebookitalia