Thanks to a couple of reasonably primo parts, this high-octane portable is a solid choice for mobility-minded gamers. However, it lacks a Blu-ray drive. But with a price tag under $2000, this desktop replacement laptop won't blow your budget.

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At a Glance
  • The Aspire 8930 is that great combination of price and purpose, providing good gaming for under two grand.

    Pros

    • Great Hi-def screen
    • Good gaming performance

    Cons

    • Poor surround speakers
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