Editors Liked

  • Solid productivity and gaming performance
  • Relatively cool core temperatures under gaming load, strong CPU and GPU performance; no throttling, NVMe M.2 SSD + SATA III bay, system monitor utility, accessible internals, good key feedback

Editors Didn't Like

  • Overpriced, Looks and feels cheap, Annoying touchpad ring, Fans go constantly, Dim display
  • Average display response times; no 120 Hz/5 ms or G-Sync display options, loud fans when gaming; no fan control software, small battery capacity; average battery life, lid could be more rigid; creaky case, warm WASD keys when gaming, no USB Type-C or Dis