Don't-Miss Laptop Stories
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's cleverly designed laptop/tablet improves with new CPUs. It runs faster and lasts longer, but is still premium priced.
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.
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 Dell Latitude 3330 is a 13.3-inch budget laptop that offers little more than decent battery life.
The Toshiba Satellite L55Dt-A5253 provides good performance but has drawbacks that don't show up on paper.
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 HP Pavilion TouchSmart 11z-e000 is a lightweight 11.6-inch laptop that sports a touchscreen and a slow, slow processor.
The plastic construction helps keep the weight of this big-screen notebook lighter than some competitors with smaller displays.