Editors Liked

  • Comfortable keyboard, Strong gaming and productivity performance, Useful software
  • Excellent performance; no throttling under loads, almost no uneven backlight bleeding, comfortable keyboard and touchpad, quad speakers subwoofer, relatively easy serviceability, complete sRGB coverage, USB 3.1 TypeC Gen. 2
  • Good gaming and 3D performance for the price with Skylake I76700HQ and GTX 960M, Very good keyboard with good feedback, resistance, and travel depth. Keys surface is nice to touch, Thermals are not perfect, but adequate for gaming. Clocks remain maximal u
  • Excellent display, Good graphics performance, Attractive backlit keyboard, Affordable gaming laptop for students
  • SRGB color space
  • Colorful fullHD display with multiple modes, Strong CPU performance, Multidisplay support

Editors Didn't Like

  • Inaccurate display, Not as sturdy as other aluminum notebooks
  • Poorly calibrated display outofthebox, display lid could be more rigid, almost no business features, system fans always active, no NVMe SSD options, dim display backlight, average contrast, short battery life
  • Thin chassis materials, Weighs more than 5 lbs, Mediocre battery life, Not really a “workstation”
  • Useless webcam, Simple plastic base, Loud, clattering mouse keys, Short battery life
  • Poor battery life, Cheapfeeling design