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CNET editors choose and review the best thin and light laptops, notebooks, and ultrabooks.
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.
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.
Featuring a magnesium-lithium alloy chassis, the Intel-powered gaming notebook from MSI is indeed drool-worthy in both specs and design.
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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.
While the new Surface Pro 3 is Microsoft's best PC to date, it's more successful as a tablet than a laptop replacement.
Nvidia's latest Tegra K1 processor lands in a Chromebook, with the promise of good performance, solid battery life and a decent price, too. We took a look at one.
While the small updates to the 2014 model aren't enough for most existing users to upgrade, Apple's excellent 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro is still our go-to laptop of choice for shoppers at the high end.
For anyone tired of working day-to-day on a small screen, but still wants a high-end, thin-and-light with a long, long battery life, the Book 9 2014 Edition is one sweet system.
Razer’s newest gaming laptop trades ultralong battery life for a fantastic screen and even better graphics. It’s a trade worth making: this is the best Razer gaming laptop, and the best thin gaming PC anywhere.
A big-screen ultrabook with a long, long battery life, the Samsung Ativ Book 9 2014 Edition delivers a high-end laptop experience for its premium price.