The best laptops with CD and DVD drives
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- Cybertron PC
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- LG Electronics
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- Xotic PC
- ZT Systems
The Huawei MateBook X Pro 2021 offers a bright 3:2 display and long battery life, but its lackluster performance and inflated price make it hard to love.
Solid, perky performance in a sleek, stylish form factor makes the Latitude 7320 a win for Dell business customers.
Microsoft's 15-inch Surface Laptop 4 with AMD is among the best laptops you can buy, bringing the performance and battery life missing from the previous model.
The MSI Prestige 14 Evo is an ideal choice for mid-level photo and video editing work, but the odd keyboard layout is a weak spots.
The Acer Predator Triton 300 SE boasts strong performance and decent battery life packed into a sleek 14-inch chassis, all for an affordable price.
The LG Gram 16 offers incredible battery life and a large super-high-res display, but the performance could be stronger.
HP's EliteBook 1040 G7 is an outstanding laptop that excels in almost every area — it earns our strong recommendation if you can pay the sky-high price.
The Asus ZenBook 13 UM325S offers awesome performance, a gorgeous OLED display and long battery life, but its compact design puts the keyboard in an uncomfortable position.
Lenovo's ThinkPad X12 Detachable is an excellent 2-in-1 tablet for business users — one that edges out the Surface Pro 7+ in many ways.
The Dell XPS 13 bundles a stunning 4K display, great performance and a comfortable keyboard into a svelte, premium chassis.
The Razer Blade 15 Base Edition (2021) offers great graphics power and a colorful 1440p panel, but it suffers from middling CPU performance and a dim display.
Microsoft's Surface Pro 7+ improves upon the consumer model with faster performance and a few usability features but this business tablet has some drawbacks.
The Acer Swift 3x is a zippy machine for impatient content creators who want a fast-performing laptop that can handle light photo and video editing; it’s a shame about that battery life, though.
The Vaio Z sports a lightning-fast SSD and a gorgeous 4K display packed in a super light design, but it is egregiously overpriced and can’t compare to other flagships.
The Acer ConceptD 7 Ezel offers powerful gaming and overall performance with good battery life and a sliding 4K display, but that panel lacks vividness.
The Gateway Creator Series 15.6-inch Performance Notebook is a mixed bag of greatness at a very affordable price and bizarre choices for a performance notebook
The HP Envy 14 (2021) excels in performance and packs a pretty 14-inch, 16:10 display along with a discrete Nvidia GPU, but it fell short in some areas.