Laptop Guide

If you're in the market for a high-performance laptop, you have plenty of choices. Unfortunately, you'll have to navigate a minefield of inferior options. Our laptop reviews and buying guides are here to help you find and compare the best 2014 laptops for your needs and your budget.
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2.5 Stars
August 01, 2014
The Toshiba Satellite Click 2 is an affordable 2-in-1 laptop-tablet combo with good endurance, but its bulk and stiff keyboard are turnoffs.
3.5 Stars
July 30, 2014
A good combination of components makes the Acer Aspire E15 a compelling option among budget notebooks.
3.5 Stars
July 24, 2014
The Acer Aspire V3-111P is a lightweight touch-screen laptop that offers solid everyday performance and excellent audio for a very affordable price.
3.5 Stars
July 23, 2014
For less than $500, the affordable and sleek Inspiron 11 3000 serves as both a laptop and a tablet.
3.5 Stars
July 16, 2014
The Lenovo Y50 gaming laptop delivers powerful performance in a lightweight design, but we'd opt for the ultra HD screen.
3.5 Stars
July 16, 2014
The Dell Precision M2800 is an affordable Windows 7 workstation with a durable chassis, sharp full HD display and zippy Core i7 performance.
2.5 Stars
July 15, 2014
The Dell Inspiron 14 5000 is an attractive, 14-inch, touch-screen laptop with solid sound, but it doesn't give you enough for your money.
3 Stars
July 02, 2014
The Inspiron 15 5000 is a solid 15-inch laptop with a vivid touch screen, but it doesn't do enough to distinguish itself at this price.
3.5 Stars
July 02, 2014
The Samsung Chromebook 2 boasts a sleek design, sharp HD display and impressive battery life, but it's not the fastest option.
3.5 Stars
July 01, 2014
The Acer Aspire Switch 10 offers impressive versatility and portability with a lovely display, at a wallet-friendly price point.
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