Editors Liked

  • Full aluminum construction
  • Minimalist design
  • Excellent screen
  • Great audio
  • Manages to create immersive 3D experiences
  • Comfortable to work on
  • Bundled active-shutter 3D glasses
  • Comes with Elements and Adobe Photoshop and imposing “Beats” audio system
  • Powerful in both computing and games
  • Full sized backlit keyboard

Editors Didn't Like

  • Graphics engine bottlenecks performance
  • Extremely large and heavy
  • Not a gaming machine
  • Bulky and heavy
  • Poor battery life
  • Cumbersome 3D setup process
  • Runs very hot
  • 3D is gimmicky, poor and really boring
  • The cooling fans for the notebook are too loud and ruin the experience of the awesome speakers of the system
  • The arrow keys are disappointingly small
  • Mouse pad doesn't register all gestures
  • Supplied GPU is a bit weak for games at 1080p