Editors Liked

  • Great build quality
  • Stylish and functional design
  • Solid performance
  • Excellent configuration options including a color-accurate LCD
  • Great tools for fine-tuning performance and power usage
  • Rugged, but attractive design
  • Lots of security
  • Superb screen
  • Little bloatware

Editors Didn't Like

  • Custom configurations skyrocket in price
  • Still no backlit keyboard option
  • Heavy
  • Short battery life
  • Small touch pad
  • Needs a bigger HDD