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1358 products

  1. Acer Aspire One D260 review

    Acer Aspire One D260 review

    8  

    Great usability and battery life make this netbook one of the best available

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    Dell XPS 15 review

    Dell XPS 15 review

    8  

    With a name like Xtreme Performance System, you know just what you're getting from Dell's XPS range. The XPS series has been around a while now but the latest Dell XPS 15 incarnation is one of the best yet, boasting incredible power, some impressive features and a commendably solid build.

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    Asus NX90JQ review

    Asus NX90JQ review

    6  

    Every company has its 'hero' products. These are laptops that usually boast cutting edge design or power (or both), cost an enormous amount of money and – most importantly – boost the brand awareness of the company.

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    HP Envy Beats Edition review

    HP Envy Beats Edition review

    7  

    HP has gone another route with the HP Beats Edition, and employed the help and expertise of legendary hip hop producer Dr Dre and his Beats brand, that manufacturers high-end headphones.

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    Sony VAIO VPCEB2L9E/BQ review

    Sony VAIO VPCEB2L9E/BQ review

    7  

    A decent laptop, but its poor portability means it lags behind the competition

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    MSI CR630 review

    MSI CR630 review

    6  

    A highly affordable machine, but despite decent usability it fails to impress

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    Medion Akoya P6512 review

    Medion Akoya P6512 review

    7  

    A laptop with excellent build quality, but limited portability

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    Asus K72F-TY011V review

    Asus K72F-TY011V review

    7  

    Ample performance and strong build quality from this desktop replacement

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    Samsung R730 review

    Samsung R730 review

    8  

    A stylish and powerful big-screen media laptop centre that is hard to beat at this price

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    HP 620 review

    HP 620 review

    7  

    A tough and capable 15.6-inch laptop, but its awkward keyboard disappoints

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    Samsung Q330 review

    Samsung Q330 review

    8  

    A stunningly well made and powerful ultraportable at a great price

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    Packard Bell Dot U review

    Packard Bell Dot U review

    8  

    A slim, sleek and affordable ultra-portable that thinks it's a netbook

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    Advent Sienna 510 review

    Advent Sienna 510 review

    6  

    Budget Intel Core i5 power, but does it have strings attached?

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    Toshiba AC100 review

    Toshiba AC100 review

    5  

    There's no denying that over the last couple of years we've witnessed a shift in the tech landscape. There's been the rise of the iPhone, the birth of the netbook, introduction of Android and, most recently, the coming of the tablet.

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    MSI GX660R review

    MSI GX660R review

    8  

    MSI is a Taiwanese component manufacturer that also produce a broad variety of laptops, from award winning netbooks, such as the wind U160, right up to power-house gaming laptops, such as the GX660R on test here.

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    Acer Aspire Ethos 8943G review

    Acer Aspire Ethos 8943G review

    7  

    While Acer has yet to become a high-street name in the UK, the Taiwanese manufacturer currently sits atop the European PC market, fending off strong competition from the likes of Dell and HP. Offering a range of high-quality laptops at all price points, the Acer Aspire Ethos 8943G is its flagship high-end media centre and combines stunning design quality, cutting-edge performance and high-definition compatibility, making it ideal for the whole family.

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