CNET editors choose and review the best thin and light laptops, notebooks, and ultrabooks.
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.
The GT70 Dragon Edition 2 Extreme machine, which is the company's top-of-the-line offering, is built from ground up for speed.
Evernote 5 for Windows brings a simple design and features to making browsing and searching faster.
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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 costs less than some other tabletop PCs, but the Lenovo Flex 20 can still be a very good family-style household computer if you don't mind the lower-end specs.
A second-gen version of our favorite mega-tablet adds updated components and software.
The updated 14-inch Razer Blade packs a slim gaming laptop with an amazing 3,200x1,800 screen.
That's your after-rebate price on this dual-core Pavilion running Windows 8, but it's still an amazing deal.
For a price below that of ultra hard-core machines, the MSI GT725-212us provides considerable gaming power, a 1080p 17-inch screen, and Blu-ray in a package that's relatively portable.
This hybrid can shift between laptop, tablet, or kiosk modes, and includes a copy of Photoshop Elements 12.