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Best & Worst Laptop Brands 2018

Best & Worst Laptop Brands 2018

Whether you're purchasing a $1,500 gaming laptop or a $200 Chromebook, the brand matters. That's why we rate the top 10 laptop brands each year, based on their support, design, innovation, value/selec...

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Best & Worst Gaming Laptop Brands 2018

Best & Worst Gaming Laptop Brands 2018

Gaming laptops are awesome. In some cases, they are highly configurable powerhouses with their own light shows, and in others, they are bargain machines that offer just enough oomph to play the latest...

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MSI Gaming Laptops – 2018 Brand Rating and Report Card

MSI Gaming Laptops – 2018 Brand Rating and Report Card

MSI knows how to make a gaming laptop. Over the past year, the company pumped out ridiculously colorful displays embedded between sexy, slim and intimately thick designs, and each laptop is outfitted ...

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Acer Gaming Laptops - 2018 Brand Rating and Report Card

Acer Gaming Laptops - 2018 Brand Rating and Report Card

Acer's had a strong year in gaming, because it made bold design choices and offered good options at every price. Its massive Predator 21 X wowed everyone who saw the machine's curved screen, and the c...

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Razer Gaming Laptops – 2018 Brand Rating and Report Card

Razer Gaming Laptops – 2018 Brand Rating and Report Card

Razer slips into fourth place thanks to the Razer Blade 15, with its retro but funky design, and a suite of notebooks with gorgeous displays and keyboards. The Razer Blade Pro earned a near-perfect 4....

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Alienware Gaming Laptops - 2018 Brand Rating and Report Card

Alienware Gaming Laptops - 2018 Brand Rating and Report Card

The gaming laptop space is nothing if not competitive, so it was not a shock to see Alienware fall from the top spot in our brand rankings to second place. Dell's sub-brand still delivers gobs of powe...

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Asus Gaming Laptops – 2018 Brand Rating and Report Card

Asus Gaming Laptops – 2018 Brand Rating and Report Card

Editor’s Note: We have updated some sections of Asus’ report to reflect newly discovered information regarding its displays, warranty policy, and other features.After a respectable fourth-place finish...

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HP Gaming Laptops - 2018 Brand Rating and Report Card

HP Gaming Laptops - 2018 Brand Rating and Report Card

HP's gaming notebooks had a good, if not exactly thrilling year. Highlights included two Editors' Choice awards, for the company's Omen 15 and 17 laptops, which saw a new design language. Those laptop...

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Aorus & Gigabyte Gaming Laptops – 2018 Brand Rating and Report Card

Aorus & Gigabyte Gaming Laptops – 2018 Brand Rating and Report Card

Both Gigabyte and Aorus produced some solid all-arounders over the past year. With their vibrant displays and thin bezels, innovative mechanical keyboards, and helpful gaming software, Aorus and Gigab...

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Origin Gaming Laptops – 2018 Brand Rating and Report Card

Origin Gaming Laptops – 2018 Brand Rating and Report Card

When it comes to laptops, Origin PC is more about quality than quantity. While we reviewed only two laptops from the boutique PC maker (the Eon 17-X and Eon 15-S) this past year, both systems earned o...

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Dell Gaming Laptops - 2018 Brand Rating and Report Card

Dell Gaming Laptops - 2018 Brand Rating and Report Card

When it comes to premium laptops like the XPS 13, Dell is definitely a heavy hitter. But when it comes to entry-level gaming systems, the company has work to do.The company placed last in this year's ...

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Lenovo Gaming Laptops – 2018 Brand Rating and Report Card

Lenovo Gaming Laptops – 2018 Brand Rating and Report Card

Despite making some key improvements over the past year, Lenovo remains near the bottom of the pack for gaming. The powerful and premium Legion Y920 is one of the best gaming laptops we've reviewed in...

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