Editors Liked

  • Terrific display; good graphics; CPU can be overclocked
  • Top-notch application, gaming performance; Blu-ray optical drive; great port selection
  • Blazing gaming performance. Blu-ray playback is picture-perfect. Users can overclock the processor all the way up to 3.16 GHz. Terrific 1080p resolution
  • Latest and greatest laptop GPU; built-in strobe lights play along with music and games; unbeatable mobile gaming scores; can play media files without booting up
  • Outstanding performance. Integrated 802.11n wireless. Improved gaming performance. Netgear 802.11n router included with purchase
  • Best-in-class gaming performance; top-shelf processor and graphics engine; attractive illuminated case; solid multimedia features; full assortment of ports and connections

Editors Didn't Like

  • Pricey, to say the least; heavy
  • Expensive; design starting to fall behind other gaming notebooks; no HDMI port
  • MCE remote that doesnt come standard
  • Similarly configured laptops are faster on some tests; some special features hidden in hard-to-find menus; expensive
  • Very expensive; display not remarkably bright