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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Acer: 2017 Brand Report Card

Acer has a broad lineup of laptops in every major category, from student Chromebooks to high-end gaming rigs. The company's pricing is extremely aggressive, making for some very affordable laptops, bu...

Dell: 2017 Brand Report Card

Dell offers one of the best and most diverse laptop lineups on the market, with affordable Inspirons, sturdy Latitude business laptops, premium XPS Ultrabooks and Alienware gaming rigs. The high-end m...

HP: 2017 Brand Report Card

HP is well-known for its expansive catalog of laptops, covering just about every possible use at fairly affordable prices. This year, the company has landed in fourth place, thanks to thin, sexy desig...

Lenovo: 2017 Brand Report Card

Lenovo has a well-deserved reputation for building great laptops at reasonable prices. This year, the company leaped into our top spot by not only making excellent and innovative products, but also ba...

Samsung: 2017 Brand Report Card

Samsung makes a few solid laptops, but apart from its high-end Chromebooks and sleek Galaxy Book, most of the company's systems fail to stand out from the pack. Even worse, the company's tech support ...

Dell XPS 15 Review

The Dell XPS 15 is a powerful laptop with solid battery life and a beautiful, vivid 4K display.

10 Laptop Features You Can Skip to Save Money

Whether you're buying a laptop that you can configure-to-order or choosing from a set of different models, you'll pay more for better components and capabilities. If your budget allows, you can splurg...

Dell XPS 13 Review

The Dell XPS 13 improves upon our top-rated laptop by offering even longer battery life, faster performance and stronger Wi-Fi in an equally compact design.

Toshiba: Best and Worst Laptop Brands

Occupying last place for the second time since 2013, Toshiba seems like a company that's just been going through the motions for the past several years. The last time the brand placed any higher than ...

Dell XPS 15 Review

Dell's XPS 15 combines style and speed using a slick design, resulting in a premium 15-inch system that's a joy to use.