Editors Liked

  • Affordable price
  • Relatively long lasting battery
  • 17inch, 1080p matte display
  • Potent Core i7 processor
  • Good battery life
  • Ample port selection
  • Gaming grade performance
  • SSD and HDD storage
  • Very little bloatware

Editors Didn't Like

  • Keyboard is oddly spaced, with no backlight
  • Limited performance
  • Middling graphics performance
  • Bland design
  • Largely plastic chassis
  • Heat and noise could be an issue
  • CPU throttling when GPU in use