Editors Liked

  • Attractive brushed aluminum and rubberized matte surfaces
  • Very good CPU and GPU performance
  • No GPU throttling
  • Bright and large IPS touchscreen
  • Great contrast with accurate colors
  • Good sound from stereo speakers and subwoofer
  • Upgradeable RAM and HDD

Editors Didn't Like

  • Reduced CPU and GPU performance on battery power
  • CPU Turbo Boost is short-lived
  • Limited number of ports
  • No GPU options outside of the GTX 860M
  • Surfaces are difficult to clean fingerprint magnets
  • Creaking on the rear of the unit
  • Slow system performance