Editors Liked

  • Speedy performance
  • Robust feature set
  • Powerful graphics
  • Matte 1080p screen
  • Good audio
  • Comfortable keyboard
  • Good battery life for gaming rig
  • Highspeed SSD storage
  • Respectable battery life
  • Bluray writer
  • USB 3.0

Editors Didn't Like

  • Heavy
  • Short battery life
  • Expensive
  • Some keys undersized
  • Gets noisy at times
  • Chassis looks dated
  • Graphics card is just an overclocked version of last year's GTX 570M, a proper (Kepler based) GTX 680M is due in a few months and 47% of the SSDs are filled with bloatware
  • Shallow viewing angles