There will be a price to pay for these silent laptops, however. The new MacBook will start at $1799, while the Asus ZenBook will be a more palatable $1399. The business gear remains expensive, as always, with the Toshiba and Lenovo hybrid laptops commanding price tags over $2000.
The key point we're making here is: if you want a silent, thin and light laptop that can give you a full and comfortable Windows experience, wait for one that has an Intel Core M CPU in it.
Key specsCode name: BroadwellPower: 4.5 WattsSpeed: from 800MHz to 1.2GHzTurbo Boost: from 2GHz to 2.9GHzCores: 2Hyper Threading: YesIntegrated graphics: Intel HD 5300Manufacturing process: 14 nanometres
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