Don't-Miss Laptop Stories

HP ProBook 4430s: A Business Laptop With a Dash of Class

The stylish ProBook 4430s has an impressive keyboard, but in most other respects it's an undistinguished business laptop.

HP Pavilion dv7 QE: A Gorgeous Laptop That Falls Short in Performance

The HP Pavilion dv7 Quad Edition is undoubtedly an attractive machine, but it struggles to match other desktop replacements' performance scores.

Asus U36S: An Almost Perfect Ultraportable

This attractive, superthin laptop has everything you need and more--assuming that you're not an audiophile.

Sony VAIO Z Series: Ahead of Its Time, Above Your Price Limit

The new VAIO Z is a master course in cutting-edge design, but it will set you back a pretty penny. If only Sony could bring this machine to the masses.

Dell Inspiron 14z: Too Quirky to Be Lovable

Dell offers up a 4.5-pound, 14-inch laptop with Sandy Bridge performance, but odd design choices make it tough to like.

Toshiba Satellite P755-3DV20: Does 3D Very Well, but Not Design

If Toshiba had paid more attention to design than to 3D performance, this would be an excellent laptop.

Dell Latitude E6320 Review: Business-Rugged Laptop Caters to Road Warriors

This laptop not only gets the job done, but also has a lot of thoughtful features that harried businesspeople will appreciate.

Toshiba Satellite L755-S5258: Solid Performance, Cheap Parts

The Satellite L755-S5258 is a solid performer, but suffers from a cheap feel and a few hardware problems.

MSI X460DX: A Well-Rounded Laptop for Mobile Power Users

The MSI X460DX is a slim yet powerful all-purpose notebook available at a decent price.

Toshiba L735-S3220RD: A Lighter, Smaller All-Purpose Laptop

Toshiba's smallish all-purpose laptop is for people who relish portability over screen real estate, but don't want an even smaller ultraportable model.

Dell Latitude 2120: Slightly Rugged, Wildly Overpriced

The Latitude 2120 from Dell is a slightly ruggedized but otherwise unexceptional and uninspiring netbook that simply costs too much.

Dell Precision M6600 Mobile Workstation: Businesslike and Capable

Dell’s monolithic black laptop for professional graphics artists and engineers brings a lot of horsepower--and heft--to the table.

Dell Vostro V131: Clean, Capable, Affordable

Don't let the low price of this ultraportable fool you: It's fast, ergonomically sound, and state of the art in many respects.