We have mixed feelings about the AVADirect Clevo X8100 laptop: We love the large display and the keyboard, as well as its excellent gaming performance using its Intel Core i7 processor. But we're a bit put off by the awkwardness of the weight distribution and the sheer physical bulk of the unit. Senior Editor Jason Cross takes a look.

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At a Glance
  • If you need an all-in-one gaming rig for a LAN party, the Clevo X1800 does the job, but a compact deskop may be better.

    Pros

    • Bright, large display
    • Good gaming performance--for a laptop

    Cons

    • Gaming performance doesn't measure up to desktops
    • Extremely bulky and heavy
  
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