The best Sandy Bridge notebooks in Australia

We review the latest notebooks on the Australian market featuring Intel's 2nd Generation Core CPUs

Updated: 8 April 2011

While only a few vendors have sent us laptops based on Intel's 2nd Generation Intel Core CPUs (codenamed Sandy Bridge), one thing is clear: They are the pace-setters when it comes to performance. We've seen solid entries from Apple, Dell, Lenovo, MSI and Sony. Look for HP and Toshiba reviews in the coming weeks.

Check out our roundup below to read reviews and specifications on the Sandy Bridge-based models we've seen so far.

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Dell Inspiron 15R N5110

The Dell Inspiron 15R N5110 is a cheap laptop with good speed and it includes nice features such as HDMI and USB 3.0. It also has a customisable lid so that you can install a design of your choice. However, its build quality is a little creaky, and its screen too glossy. Despite these quibbles, we think it's a good entry-level computer for home users.

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  • 29th March, 2011
  • Elias Plastiras
  • Dell
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  • Pros:
  • 2nd generation Core i3 CPU, USB 3.0, cheap
  • Cons:
  • Creaky build quality, glossy screen, custom lids come off too easily

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The Asus ROG G73SW the best i7 2630qm Sandy Bridge laptop!

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