It's almost back to school for some students and the questions will start pouring in on what notebook is best purchase for certain criteria. PCMag.com has 5 new reviews on popular notebooks that could help answer the question on "What to buy".
HP Pavilion dv4 - ($579.99 list) - This 14-inch consumer-grade laptop by HP, the Pavilion dv4, displays a 1,366 by 768 HD resolution through a BrightView LED and a 2.1 GHz Intel Core i3-2310M processor. Other features include Intel HD graphics, an HD webcam, Altec Lansing Speakers and more. (Click here for more)
Acer Aspire TimelineX 5830TG-6402 - ($799.99 direct) - This laptop packs a one-two punch of good looks and solid performance, with a combination of processor and graphics that usually costs significantly more. It does this by making a few sacrifices, which result in a limited feature set and poor heat dispersion. But despite these flaws, the Acer Aspire TimelineX 5830TG-6402 is definitely worth a look. (Click here for more)
Toshiba Satellite C650D-ST3NX2 ($479.99 list) laptop brings a 15.6-inch LED screen with 1,366 by 768 HD resolution and an AMD E-Series Processor E-240 among other features. This notebook also packs a dedicated AMD video card, an integrated webcam, a memory card reader and more. (Click here for more)
Dell Precision M6600 - ($2,221 list) - is a "business class laptop" with a 17-inch anti-glare LED displaying a 1,600 by 900 video resolution through a 2.5Ghz Intel Core i5-2520M processor. This work-heavy notebook sports a dedicated AMD video card and 4GB of DDR3 RAM.(click here for more)
Dell's Precision M4600 - ($1,738.99 list) - A step down from the Precision M6600 in size and power - 15.6-inch business class laptop with an anti-glare LED and 2.5GHz Intel Core i5 2520M processor. Other features include a dedicated AMD video card, the ability to connect up to five displays and more. (Click here for more)