Editors Liked

  • Superlative screen
  • Gorgeous display
  • Lovely LCD
  • Top-quality audio with volume dial
  • Good performance and graphics
  • Excellent Beats Audio with dedicated volume button
  • Bright full 1080p display
  • Zippy boot time
  • Comfortable keyboard with bright backlighting
  • Long battery life
  • Bundled Adobe software
  • Handsome and wellbuilt
  • Eyefinity
  • USB 3.0 port
  • Sturdy aluminum body

Editors Didn't Like

  • Expensive
  • Heavy
  • Not for hardcore gamers
  • Can play but not burn Blu-ray discs
  • Design a little chunky
  • Lid smudges easily
  • No automatic graphics switching
  • Somewhat limited for games
  • Weak battery life
  • Gets hot under graphics load
  • Touchpad is still annoying
  • Palmrest can get quite toasty
  • Finicky multifinger input on touch pad