CNET Top 5
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.
If you’re craving full Windows 8 on a tablet the size of an iPad Mini, and want a great display, the ThinkPad 8 is one of the best we’ve seen...but not by much.
Not quite a workstation replacement, the Samsung Galaxy Note Pro is an expensive behemoth of a tablet with a vast amount of features that will benefit only the most serious of tablet users.
With their 360-degree rotating screens, the new 13.3-inch Pavilion and 15.6-inch Envy x360 convertibles join the budget-friendly 11.6-inch x360 from earlier this year.
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.
Chunky gaming notebooks are a thing of the past here at Computex, and Asus is laying claim to the thinnest with a 19mm powerhouse.
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These 11-inch Yoga-like 2-in-1 systems work do double duty as laptops and tablets.
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.
Toshiba takes a solid premium 15-inch laptop and adds a great-looking 4K touchscreen while keeping the price reasonable. But at this point, it's mostly for bragging rights or early adopters.
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.