Sharp reaches out-of-court settlement with Dell and two other companies, ending ongoing case over its thin-film-transistor business in North America and Europe.
Asus has built a very nice sideline over the years with its gaming laptops, including the G74SX, which is a strong, if expensive, quad-core rig that works fine, but looks like it should cost less.
HP's versatile EliteBook 8560w shows that a mobile workstation can be rugged and a solid performer and still look good.
The 3D-enabled Toshiba Satellite P755-3DV20 is one of the more affordable 3D-enabled laptops, but it lacks the horsepower we've seen in more-robust 3D gaming laptops.
Taking a CPU intended for an 11-inch ultraportable and sticking it in a midsize system can potentially be a recipe for disaster. Gateway's 15-inch AMD Fusion-based NV51B05u avoids any major problems, but it could be better.
While CNET has not reviewed this exact configuration, we have reviewed the largely similar Dell Inspiron 15. Please see the full review of that system here.
The 22-inch Gateway HD2201 monitor boasts great movies and gamesperformance, includes both HDMI and DVI connections, and has a low price.