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.
While the Sharp LC-UQ17U offers decent picture quality its pseudo-4K features simply aren't worth paying extra for.
Sony's wedge-shaped KDL-W850B TV offers better picture quality, albeit for a higher price, than many big-screen LCDs.
The Samsung SL-M2020W is the best laser printer you can buy in the ultrabudget price range.
The Vizio S5451W-C2's extra-large sound bar and surround speakers deliver standout surround sound, if you can live with the size.
The Sony KDL-W800B series is a classy television with excellent color and shadow detail, but in pure bang-for-buck terms, its black level can be bettered for much less.
Cramming the most high-end parts into a massive 17-inch body will top $4,000, but you also get a powerful laptop that has more next-gen gaming muscle than any living-room console.
It's not as much of a conversation piece as the tank-like Alienware 18, but the slimmer, lighter Alienware 17 is arguably more practical for serious gamers with realistic budgets.
HP's new Leap Motion laptop has a built-in motion and fingerprint sensors.
The HP Pavilion X2 comes in both 11- and 13-inch screen sizes, but at $599.99 is it too expensive to compete with other cheaper hybrids also hitting the market this year?