Thin, Light and Powerful: The 10 Best Ultrabooks of 2017

If you’re a power user who cares more about how long your battery lasts than how many frames per second you can play games at, you’ve come to the right place: the home of the best Ultrabooks around. Modest in size, but exceptional in style and performance, these machines are virtually unparalleled and powered by Windows.

And if you think some, like the HP Spectre x360 [seen here] or the Acer Aspire S 13, look a bit like the MacBook Air that used to be our friend, you aren’t mistaken. When Intel came up with the Ultrabook brand, it was to give Apple a host of competitors in the ‘ultraportable’ laptop space that, at the time, Tim Cook and the gang were dominating.

So, of course, in our rankings leading up to the best Ultrabook you can buy right now, every single one of them uses an Intel processor — none of those AMD shenanigans. They also exclusively use SSDs, meaning Windows 10 boots quite a bit faster than it would on a regular ol’ phat laptop. With that, here are the thinnest, lightest and most effective Ultrabooks around.

Dell XPS 13

In terms of looks, specs and pricing, the Dell XPS 13 is nothing short of a miracle. Once again, Dell has done the universe a favor by squeezing a 13.3-inch InfinityEdge display into a measly 11-inch figure, and weighing in at only 2.9 pounds (1.29kg), the XPS 13 is blessed with extravagance. The Dell XPS 13 not only bears a lengthy battery life, but it’s even sold in a variety of different flavors, all the way up to an i7-7700U model.

Razer Blade Stealth

Potential and temporary issues aside, the Razer Blade Stealth is an Ultrabook that — hence the branding — slants towards gaming. In favor of a dedicated graphics card,…
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