CNET editors choose and review the best thin and light laptops, notebooks, and ultrabooks.
Despite the low-rent exterior, the Acer Aspire V7 packs a lot of what we want into a reasonably priced 14-inch ultrabook, including a high-res touch screen, mainstream graphics, and plenty of ports.
The DGL-5500 has a lot of potential, but for now isn't worth its high price.
The SteelSeries Apex and Apex Raw keyboards are a gamer's best multitool, featuring 16.8 million possible custom color combinations, a low-profile layout, and of course, macros on macros.
Dell has revamped its gaming line, including the new Alienware 14. The design changes don't go nearly far enough, but no complaints about the performance.
Showcased at CES 2014, the Snakebyte Vyper is an Android tablet that lets you game on your TV via a docking station and controller.
New GPUs, touch screens, and more, but nearly everything is optional.
By sacrificing luxuries, the performance-focused Digital Storm Bolt will satisfy most PC gamers for significantly less than most other small gaming desktops.
Ditching gimmicks and delivering on function, Razer's slim 14-inch gaming laptop marries true power and good battery life in an excellent PC. All it lacks a stellar display.
What will the future of desktop PCs hold? Razer imagines its first desktop gaming PC at CES 2014, and its design is stupendous.
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Small-screen gaming laptops are rare because they require serious engineering sleight of hand. The EON13-S walks the line between power and portability, but it would be so much cooler with a custom body.