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15-inch Retina MacBook Pro

15-inch Retina MacBook Pro review: A tale of two laptops

Apple offers two standard configurations of its 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro, and the benchmarks tell very difference stories for each one.

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Samsung Ativ Book 9 Lite review: It's like a laptop for your Galaxy phone

Unless you intend to take full advantage of Samsung's SideSync technology, you'll find far better notebooks on the market.

2013 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display

13-inch Retina MacBook Pro review: Thinner, lighter, and faster never hurts

If you've been holding out on getting a new 13-inch MacBook Pro, now's the time to buy.

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13-inch MacBook Pros (Late 2013) review: Thinner, lighter, faster

If you've been holding out on getting a new 13-inch MacBook Pro, now's the time to buy.

Asus G750JH review: A swift, silent superhero of a gaming laptop

From Dirt Showdown to Bioshock Infinite, this notebook’s 10 pounds of raw power delivers top-notch graphics performance, and yet it's surprisingly quiet.

HP Chromebook 11 review: Google gives the low end some much-needed luster

It's white! It comes with cute color accents! ...How the heck do you clean this thing? The latest and most colorful Chromebook, jointly launched by Google and HP, puts a fetching face on a model that's otherwise similar to other low-priced Chromebooks we've tested.

Acer V5 review: Sexy-looking V5-552G-X414 is only a competent performer

The V5-552G is an all-purpose, 15-inch laptop with a handsome design as well as decent everyday performance and gaming. But the odd-feeling touchpad click mechanism irks.

Acer Aspire V3 review: "Budget desktop replacement” needn’t be an oxymoron

Yes, you can buy a 17.3-inch Haswell-powered notebook with a discrete GPU for $1100. Just be prepared to make some compromises in features.

Dell XPS 12 Ultrabook review: Haswell refresh adds performance

Dell's cleverly designed laptop/tablet improves with new CPUs. It runs faster and lasts longer, but is still premium priced.

5 of the best Haswell-powered notebooks you can buy today

Tablets are great for what they are. When you need real computational power on the go, however, only a full-fledged laptop will do the job.

Toshiba Qosmio X75

Toshiba Qosmio X75 A7298 review: A desktop replacement that won’t break the bank—or your back

This notebook can do it all, including driving a 4K monitor.

Acer Aspire V7

Acer Aspire V7 review: This Ultrabook can play a decent game or two

Don’t let the slim design fool you. This machine packs both a powerful CPU and a discrete graphics processor.

Sony VAIO Pro 13

Sony VAIO Pro 13 review: This audacious Ultrabook is guaranteed to get you noticed

Sony’s freakishly thin notebook is good for everything but games.

Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Touch review: A daily driver with all-day battery life

This surprisingly inexpensive Ultrabook is a terrific value.