Top 10 laptops to replace your desktop PC

Bigger, heavier laptops with large screens (16 inches and above) can incorporate powerful hardware you won't find in smaller, lighter models. Most of these laptops are as powerful as a desktop PC

Unless your needs are certifiably outrageous, you won't find much in the way of compromises in these big and strong mobile PCs ("laptop" just isn't the right word). Almost to a machine (note keyword "almost"), you'll find gaming-level performance, brilliant displays, and more ports than you know what to do with. Naturally, the flip side is significant heft, and desktop-class battery life. You might be hard-pressed to carry these units any farther than the local Starbucks, where plugging them in could dim the lights. 

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TOP 10 ULTRAPORTABLE LAPTOPS:

Acer Aspire 8950G-9839

Asus G73SW

Asus G74SX

Dell Inspiron 17R

Dell Precision M6600

MSI GT683R

Origin EON 17-S

Sony VAIO F-Series (VPCF215FX)

Toshiba Qosmio X775 3D

Toshiba Satellite L675D-S7106

Acer Aspire 8950G-9839
Acer Aspire 8950G-9839 Review, by Loyd Case June 7, 2011

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