Editors Liked

  • Budget-friendly workstation-class pricing, Easy to service, great build quality, Supports the NVMe interface
  • Thunderbolt 3/USB-C port, Comfy keyboard, Great battery life
  • Powerful, Thunderbolt 3 support, Vivid display, Long battery life
  • Case, battery runtimes, emissions with light workloads, port selection, warranty and support options, system performance

Editors Didn't Like

  • Merely adequate 1080p screen, Tepid benchmark performance, Runs hot
  • Runs hot, On the heavy side
  • Display, upgradeability, emissions under load, performance stability under sustained loads