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This notebook can do it all, including driving a 4K monitor.
Don’t let the slim design fool you. This machine packs both a powerful CPU and a discrete graphics processor.
Sony’s freakishly thin notebook is good for everything but games.
This surprisingly inexpensive Ultrabook is a terrific value.
This notebook lets you game on the go without paying through the nose.
Intel's fourth-generation mobile Core processor is a powerhouse, and these five notebooks do the best job of harnessing it.
An Ultrabook it's not, but if you're looking for a powerful, portable gaming rig, this Haswell-powered Asus G750JH delivers the goods.
The Lenovo IdeaPad Z400 Touch may be a bit heavy on weight and light on battery life, but it manages to provide solid performance and can handle a little rough handling.
The Toshiba Satellite L55Dt-A5253 provides good performance but has drawbacks that don't show up on paper.
The HP Pavilion TouchSmart 11z-e000 is a lightweight 11.6-inch laptop that sports a touchscreen and a slow, slow processor.
The Dell Latitude 3330 is a 13.3-inch budget laptop that offers little more than decent battery life.
The plastic construction helps keep the weight of this big-screen notebook lighter than some competitors with smaller displays.
It's a tablet, it's a laptop, it's a disappointment any way you use it.
Lenovo will add SweetLabs' Pokki utility to its PCs, providing an alternative to both the Windows 8 Start page as well as the Windows app store.
Being a cash-strapped student requires making a few hardware compromises, but a nice notebook is still within reach.