Editors Liked

  • Understated yet solid case design
  • Powerful mobile gaming capability
  • Fast NVMe SSD following driver update
  • Swappable optical drive bay with included bay adapter
  • Quadcore Intel Skylake CPU
  • Ample connectivity options

Editors Didn't Like

  • GPU throttling under heavy load
  • Touchpad afflicted by pointer lag and subpar integrated buttons
  • IPS display is good but not great
  • Very expensive
  • Noisy fan