The Alienware m15 R4 hits all of the staples of a great gaming laptop: kickass performance, beautiful display and a sexy design.
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The Gigabyte Aorus 15G sports a killer RTX 3070 GPU, but between short battery life, a squishy keyboard and mediocre speakers, the graphics card can’t make up for everything.
The Asus TUF Dash F15 has a striking, frosty-white chassis that stays relatively cool under pressure, but its absent webcam and dim display are a bummer.
The Gigabyte Aero 15 features a stunning 4K AMOLED display, a tactile keyboard and decent performance, but that nosecam is making my nostrils flare with fury.
HP's strikingly gorgeous Spectre x360 14 combines elegance with powerful performance, gorgeous visuals and long battery life.
The MSI GE66 Raider Dragonshield features an unrivaled design and excellent performance, but stumbles a bit on the display.
The Razer Blade 15 Advanced Edition is impressively thin for a gaming laptop, but it struggles to outshine its competitors.
The Acer Nitro 5 is a budget gaming laptop that makes strategic concessions to make room for the Nvidia RTX 2060 GPU.
Armed with Intel’s powerful Tiger Lake CPU and GPU, the Razer Book 13 makes a compelling case to productivity users.
The Lenovo Yoga 7i (14-inch) boasts powerful performance and long battery life in a premium chassis, and while the keyboard stumbles, the price alone makes this machine worth it.
MSI's WS66 10TMT is the best workstation around with class-leading performance and endurance — but greatness comes at a cost.
The Gateway 14.1-inch Ultra Slim Notebook offers decent performance in a colorful design for an affordable price, but it has a cheap touchpad and short battery life.
Acer’s Swift 5 is back with the same lightweight, yet durable design and vastly more powerful internals thanks to its Intel Evo makeover.
Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Fold, the world's first foldable PC, is the most exciting product of 2020, but it's not without faults and the price will be a deal-breaker for most.
The HP Chromebook x360 14c is a polished convertible with a cozy keyboard and decent speakers, but it’s not recommended at full price.
Dell’s Precision 3551 is a decent workstation that is let down by an outdated design and a poor display.
The Dell Latitude 7410 Chromebook is so overpriced and plagued with such a terrible touchpad that good battery life and performance can’t make up for it.