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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.

HP Envy TouchSmart 15t review: When gaming is a priority, but cash flow is tight

This notebook lets you game on the go without paying through the nose.

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

Intel's fourth-generation mobile Core processor is a powerhouse, and these five notebooks do the best job of harnessing it.

Rapid Review: Asus G750JH

An Ultrabook it's not, but if you're looking for a powerful, portable gaming rig, this Haswell-powered Asus G750JH delivers the goods.

Dell Latitude 3330 review: A budget laptop with great battery life but lousy performance

The Dell Latitude 3330 is a 13.3-inch budget laptop that offers little more than decent battery life.

Toshiba Satellite L55Dt-A5253

Toshiba Satellite L55Dt-A5253 review: This 15.6-inch budget laptop does well on benchmarks but has some physical drawbacks

The Toshiba Satellite L55Dt-A5253 provides good performance but has drawbacks that don't show up on paper.

Lenovo IdeaPad Z400 Touch

Lenovo IdeaPad Z400 Touch review: A 15.6-inch budget laptop that's strong on performance and can survive some rugged handling

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.

HP Pavilion Touchsmart 11

HP Pavilion TouchSmart 11z-e000 review: A budget 11.6-inch touchscreen laptop that runs at a snail's pace

The HP Pavilion TouchSmart 11z-e000 is a lightweight 11.6-inch laptop that sports a touchscreen and a slow, slow processor.

Acer E1-572-6870 Notebook

Acer Aspire E1-572-680 review: This budget 15.6-inch laptop is an outstanding value

The plastic construction helps keep the weight of this big-screen notebook lighter than some competitors with smaller displays.