Toshiba Portege R835-P56X
Rating 8.7 Price $799 With three more hours of battery life over last year's model, Toshiba's new R800 series of Portege laptops are hard to beat, even in the highly competitive 13-inch laptop category. Read reviews.
Sony Vaio EB Series VPC-EB44FX/WI
Rating 7.0. Price $799 Sony's Vaio line of laptops, including the midpriced EB series, look great and include some high-end features--we just wish the CPU had been updated for the sake of better battery life. Read reviews.
Acer Aspire TimelineX AS3830TG-6431
Rating 8.0 Price $779 The aggressively priced Acer Aspire TimelineX 3830TG-6431's combination of gaming-ready graphics and a fast processor in a 13-inch body offers a great punch for a good price, provided you can live without a DVD drive. Read reviews.
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