Editors Liked

  • Sandy Bridge Quad-core processor
  • 1080p resolution
  • Skype-certified HD webcam
  • Nvidia GeForce GT 540M is a nice boost in graphics power
  • Great keyboard
  • Backlit option
  • Soft mouse buttons
  • HDMI and Displayport
  • Long list of processor options
  • Huge battery
  • Excellent JBL speakers
  • Metallic body

Editors Didn't Like

  • Thick and clunky
  • A fully loaded configuration can be pricey
  • Extremely bulky