If the newly released XPS 12 is too expensive for you, Dell is offering a sleek ultrabook called Insipron 15z with touchscreen. Unfortunately, it is still made from plastic. Of course, the touchscreen is a welcome addition as the notebook comes with Windows 8 pre-installed that is optimized for touchsreens too. You can choose between Core i3 3217M 1.4GHz, Core i5 3317u 1.7GHz or i7 3517U 1.9GHz processor.
Other specs include 6GB / 8GB RAM, 500GB 5400RPM HDD, 8X DVD RW, Intel HD 4000 graphics, 4.12 lbs weight, all packed in a shell with 15.6 inch screen using WLED technology. Prices start at 749.99 dollars.
You can find Core i7 3517u benchmark at ultra-book.co.
Also check out Dell 15r with i5 3210m processor.