Editors Liked

  • Improved graphics and a quad-core
  • Powerful Core i7 processor in the same thin body
  • Excellent 17-inch 1080p display
  • Unrivaled portability for a gaming laptop
  • Innovative Switchblade UI
  • Hybrid drive provides speedy performance
  • Elegant and slim design
  • Extremely portable
  • Secondary screen and Switchblade UI can help gamers

Editors Didn't Like

  • Expensive
  • Switchblade UI touch-screen interface doesn't have enough game support to be a killer app
  • No optical drive
  • No traditional number pad
  • Small hard drive
  • Runs hot on bottom during gameplay
  • Not as fast as bulkier rigs
  • Switchblade UI LED buttons are hard to customize