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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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.

Which ThinkPad is Right For You?

For many business users and corporate IT departments, nothing but a Lenovo ThinkPad laptop will do. Whether it's their strong build quality, industry-leading keyboards, hyper accurate pointing sticks,...

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...

ASUS: Best and Worst Laptop Brands

From the long-lasting ZenBook ultraportables to high-powered gaming rigs, Asus offers a large lineup of impressive laptops at competitive prices. The company is always among the first to embrace new t...

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...

HP: Best and Worst Laptop Brands

HP fell from third to sixth overall this year because some really poor products brought its reviews score down to near the bottom. (Only Toshiba did worse in this category.) In 2015, HP had a number o...

Acer: Best and Worst Laptop Brands

Acer offers a wide range of laptops that stand out more for their value than for their ingenuity. Most of the products we reviewed were good, but not great. This year, the company rose from last place...

Samsung: Best and Worst Laptop Brands

A relatively minor player in the laptop market, Samsung did nothing to raise its profile in 2015. The company rolled out a few thin-and-light laptops like the Ativ Book 9 and the Book 9 Plus, but its ...

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.