These days, Windows 8 is about as popular as Carrot Top. From usability experts who claim that the “Modern” UI is a cognitive burden to analysts who are blame the software for poor PC sales, Microsoft’s new OS isn’t getting much love. Fortunately, laptop shoppers who don’t want to deal with Windows 8 still have options. Though it’s getting harder to find new notebooks with Windows 7 preloaded, you can still get them if you know where to look.. Based on our top-rated reviews over the last year, here are 10 systems you can still buy with Windows 7.
The $1,099 ASUS Zenbook Prime improves upon one of the best Ultrabooks by adding a 1080p IPS screen, backlit keyboard and speedy 3rd generation Core i7 processor. The bang & Olufsen speakers produced solid audio and the sleek design is definitely drool-worthy. We like this laptop so much we gave it 4 stars and an Editors' Choice award.