The HP TouchSmart 520 offers a smart, touch-friendly design that would look at home in any living room, but gets expensive fast with upgrades.
The Toshiba Portege Z835 is thinner and lighter than many of its Ultrabook peers, but feels a bit flimsy as a result.
The HP Phoenix h9 gaming desktop balances performance with small size and everyday liveability.
The Acer M3970 desktop pleases with its solid design, plethora of ports, and quiet fans, but ultimately fails to impress with an underwhelming graphics card.
Dell's Inspiron 14z provides consumers with a laptop that possesses an impressively fast performance and solid design, all at an unbeatable price.
The HP Folio 13 masquerades as a business Ultrabook, but really possesses features that make it one of the best all-around Ultrabooks on the market.
The workhorse Lenovo ThinkPad 420s sticks with what works, offering more durability, performance and usability than comparably priced ultraportables.
The Asus UX31 sets the performance bar high for Ultrabooks, but doesn’t quite offer the solid feel you would expect of a notebook with its price.
The Sony Vaio Z upholds its reputation for cutting-edge hardware in an unbelievably waif package.
The Maingear Vybe Super Stock lays down serious processing power without breaking a sweat, or your budget.
The HP Envy 15 manages to outgun Apple’s 15-inch MacBook Pro in just about every category, and still come in cheaper.
Review: The Cooler Master CM Storm QuickFire keyboard hacks off the numpad to make more room for your mouse, and makes typing a breeze with impressively clicky switches.
The massive Cooler Master Cosmos II may look like a futuristic Kegerater, but it's really a computer case for the hardcore DIY PC builder crowd.
Check out the top computers that graced our desks this year in our roundup of the best desktops and laptops of 2011.
Review: The ruggedly handsome HP EliteBook 2560p offers durability and great performance, but may still be a tough sell beside cheaper, slimmer competitors.