CNET editors choose and review the best thin and light laptops, notebooks, and ultrabooks.
Lenovo bows a new slim gaming laptop with a jumbo 17-inch touchscreen.
This is a massive 17-inch gaming laptop that's nearly a clone of other, more expensive, systems.
The bulky, dated body of the Digital Storm Krypton doesn't feel particularly high-end, but it's great at running games at high detail settings, and can be configured to provide excellent bang for your buck.
A portable laptop stand boiled down to its most basic, the Just Mobile Lazy Couch has a design flair missing from other laptop risers.
The big-screen Origin PC Eon17-S gaming laptop won't win any design contests, and isn't particularly portable, but our high-end config was great where it counted -- running new games at high detail settings.
It's a refurb, but it comes with a full one-year warranty. That's an awfully big PC for an awfully low price.
With the Y50 Touch, Lenovo has created a reasonably priced, not-too-big gaming laptop that doesn't look like a throwback. But the most serious PC gamers may want to hold out for a better display and faster GPU.
The MSI GS70 is one of the thinnest and lightest full-power 17-inch gaming laptops we've tested
Making small performance trade-offs to fit into a slim, attractive 17-inch body, the MSI GS70 Stealth is a gaming laptop for those who hate the look of gaming laptops.
While the entry model is less of a bargain than it used to be and configurations are limited, the thin, aluminum-clad Dell Inspiron 14 7000 remains an attractive option for its looks, performance, and price.