First Click: What’s your favorite Skylake PC so far?

September 3rd, 2015


We’re now firmly into day two of IFA, Europe’s biggest tech show, and I suspect at least one of the newly announced PCs with Intel’s Skylake inside has caught your attention. And while upgrading your PC and CPU isn’t required for Windows 10, it sure is tempting isn’t it?

Already, we have a wide variety of form-factors to choose from. Asus showed up with a ridiculous water-cooled GX700 gaming laptop and its handsome Zen all-in-one desktop PC. Acer, meanwhile, arrived in Berlin with its hilariously aggressive Predator lineup of gaming PCs and tablets, as well as a truly lust-worthy Revo modular PC that can be expanded with Lego-like "blocks." And don’t forget Lenovo’s clone of the Microsoft Surface or Toshiba’s lovely Radius 12 convertible with 4K display.

And this is all before Microsoft’s big event scheduled for tomorrow at 3PM Berlin time (9AM ET) where we hope to see what companies like HP and Dell will have to offer for the holidays.

But let’s not get too far ahead of ourselves because there’s a lot to love already.

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