Wide-screen display is great for movies and productivity
Integrated speakers offer above-average sound.
Fast performance with fine screen and keyboard. Numeric keypad included
Albeit downsized. Blu-ray movie viewing with HDMI output and handy remote control.
Low price. Good design. 12-cell Lithium Ion Battery.
Great gaming performance
Good feature set
Nice keyboard that includes a numeric keypad. HDMI and eSATA ports. Price includes all-in-one printer with Wi-Fi.
Jumbo battery means long life. Comfortable keyboard with numeric keypad. HDMI and eSATA ports. Remote control.
Solid performer. Affordable. Discrete graphics. Lots of storage. Two year warranty.
Fairly sturdy build
Good performance - especially in gaming
Wide screen display
Speakers give good sound output. Plenty of RAM
Notebook comes with a remote control
Good entertainment system
Quad-core processor. Big
Fast hard drive. Two-year warranty.
Updated design. Well priced. Blu-ray drive.
Attractive new design. Long-running battery. Touchpad features matte finish and supports multi-touch gestures. Superb wireless connectivity with 802.11n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
Fast Core i5 processor. Fast hard drive. Above average battery scores. Sleek
Metallic design. Lightweight. Blu-ray drive included. 2 year Costco warranty.
Large hard drive
Surprisingly good audio playback quality
Integrated media features work well
Good performance. Stylish metal chassis. Blu-ray drive included. Two-year warranty.
Blu-ray player. Good price. Unique pattern design. Decent processor.
Inexpensive desktop replacement. Great battery life. Gorgeous display. Stylish design.
Big 500 GB hard drive. Decent battery life. Reasonable price.
Quad Core Processor Helps With Multitasking
Large Hard Drive
Solid 3D Graphics Performance
Nice design. Little bloatware. Solid performer.
Appealing design. Lots of ports
Connectivity features. Good battery life.
Good productivity performance. Latest processor technology.Durable finish. Two-year warranty.
Second-generation Intel Core i3 processor. Gaming capable. Fresh design and aluminum construction. Long battery-life. Beats Audio sounds great.
Good looks and sturdy construction. Beats Audio. Bluray drive and WiDi 2.0. Long lasting battery. Intel Core i72630QM CPU and AMD Radeon HD 6770M video card provide outstanding performance. 750GB hard drive offers ample storage space
Good graphics performance
Very good video playback quality
Excellent keyboard with a great feel
Good looks and sturdy construction
Blu-ray drive and WiDi 2
Long lasting battery
Intel Core i7-2630QM CPU and AMD Radeon HD 6770M video card provide outstanding performance
750GB hard drive offers ample storage space
Decent graphics performance
Relatively good battery life
Uses newest Intel CPU technology
Has switchable graphics
Includes two-year warranty
Sizzling application performance
Can handle most modern game titles
Feels well built
AMD Llano APUs offer discrete-class graphics and gaming performance
Big 640GB hard drive
0 ports offer speedy connections
Strong quad-core performance
Sleek and strong aluminum chassis
Beats Audio delivers outstanding sound
Brushed aluminum case
Beats Audio delivers big sound
Surprisingly capable graphics power
Long battery life
Sturdy and stylish aluminum chassis
Good CPU and GPU performance
Great fullsize keyboard
The editors didn't like
Older Core 2 Duo Processor
Could Use A Few More Features To Be More Entertainment Focused
Cramped keyboard and glossy touch pad aren't the best input devices
No Blu-ray drive.
Poor battery life undercuts the more-mobile-than-a-17-incher argument. No Bluetooth. More than its share of crapware.
Processor speed. Poor gaming performance.
CPU heats up a lot on load
Poor battery life
Low-resolution screen and poky integrated graphics. Included printer is low-end.
Jumbo battery makes system a little ponderous. Mediocre screen resolution. Sluggish integrated graphics.
Relatively low-res screen. Bloatware.
Runs a little hot under load
Unsatisfactory battery life
Track-pad attracts fingerprints easily
Glossy touchpad attracts lots of fingerprints easily
Keyboard is cramped
Integrated graphics. No ExpressCard slot. So-so battery life.
Problems with 3D gaming. Tinny speakers. No media remote. Sensitive touchpad.
So-so application performance. Integrated graphics mean 3D games are out. New touchpad with integrated mouse buttons will take some getting used to.
Erratic click touchpad. Integrated graphics only.
Average performance for its high-end components
Short battery life for its class
Jumpy touch pad
Poorly located quick-launch buttons.
LCD's vertical viewing angle is extremely limited
Screen contrast is poor
Integrated graphics. Bloatware. Slow hard drive.
Mouse pad is jumpy. Resolution doesn't support 1080p HD.
Mediocre application performance. Bloatware.
Budget AMD Athlon II processor
Integrated GPU means less than great performance.
Below Average Battery Life
Poor Trackpad Design With Integrated Buttons
Slow Boot Times
No Blu-ray. Finicky mousepad. Resistant clickpad.
Uses last-generation processor.
Pricey. Integrated graphics. No WiDi or WiMAX. No Blu-ray drive. Mediocre battery life.
No backlight on keyboard. Bloatware.
Average display. Thicker and heavier than premium competitors. No backlit keyboard.
Limited wireless options
Sluggish productivity performance
No broadband wireless
DVD drive's eject button is tiny
Speakers distort at high volume
Thicker and heavier than premium competitors
No backlit keyboard
Sluggish productivity and multimedia performance
Short on features
Loaded with bloatware
Lacks Bluetooth and WiMAX wireless
So-so battery life
Processor can't match competing Intel chips in raw power
Lower price, AMD Llano APUs offer discrete-class graphics and gaming performance, Beats Audio, Big 640GB hard drive, USB 3,0 ports offer speedy connections,
Processor can't match competing Intel chips in raw power, Battery life is a bit short,
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