Laptop Guide

There are plenty of high-performance laptops on the market. Unfortunately, you'll have to navigate a minefield of inferior options. Our laptop reviews and buying guides are here to help you find the best laptop for your needs and your budget.

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Lenovo Ideapad Y700 14-Inch Review

Starting at just $700, Lenovo's Y700 lowers the barrier to mobile gaming with its 14-inch notebook, but the display and battery life could use improvement.

Dell XPS 13 Review

This thin-and-light notebook offers very good performance, hybrid graphics, and a luxurious design.

Alienware 13 (Sub-$1000) Review

The Alienware 13 has a slick design and awesome lighting options, but the budget model's low-res display and middling gaming performance keep it from being a winner.

Asus ROG GL552 Review

The Asus ROG GL552 is a top-notch gaming laptop that won't bust your budget.

Lenovo ThinkPad P50 Review

The Lenovo ThinkPad P50 gives you speedy workstation-class performance and all-day battery life in a portable package.

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The Most Stylish Laptop Bags for Women

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Best & Worst Laptop Brands

Whether you're buying a car, a washing machine or a computer, brands matter. That's why, each year, we evaluate the leading laptop brands to determine which provide the best products and support. Whil...

Lenovo: Best and Worst Laptop Brands

Lenovo makes some of the best laptops in the world, but it also has a few clunkers that hold the brand back. The company's ThinkPads remain the best business laptops in the industry, while its premium...

Dell: Best and Worst Laptop Brands

Dell offers the strongest and most diverse lineup of PC laptops in the industry. From value-priced 2-in-1s to premium business systems and high-end gaming laptops, there's a high-quality Dell for ever...