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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MSI's New Laptop Includes a 24 Million Color Light Show

LAS VEGAS -- If all of the RGB at CES 2018 is any indication, gamers still love colors. MSI's latest laptop, the GE63 Raider RGB Edition fully embraces lighting with over 24 million colors that can be...

Help Me Laptop: I Want a Gaming Laptop for Under $1,500

Gaming laptops tend to be on the higher side of the cost spectrum. However, that doesn't mean that you can't find a notebook that's powerful and somewhat affordable. And that's a good thing for our fo...

How to Play Battlefront 2 on a Cheap (or Old) Graphics Card

In one of today's hottest new games, Star Wars Battlefront 2, you can participate in epic battles set in a galaxy far, far away. If you look at EA's system requirements, you might think you can't run ...

How Well Will Your Laptop Play Destiny 2?

Destiny 2 marks the first time the series made its way to the PC, and you’ll want a gaming laptop that makes the shooter-RPG-combo look as beautiful as possible. Want to know if it will run well on ...

Nvidia GTX 1070 vs. 1080: What's the Best Value?

Nvidia's GeForce GTX 10-Series GPUs have gone a long way in closing the gap between laptop and desktop graphics cards. Aside from a few tweaks, the 10-Series laptop GPUs are pretty similar. In the cas...

Nvidia Max-Q vs. Pascal: What Gaming Laptop Should You Get?

There's been a lot of hype surrounding Nvidia's new Max-Q laptop design standard. With a few power adjustments and some clever designs, a handful of companies have created mobile gaming rigs that put ...

The Pros and Cons of SLI Laptops

If you're looking for a high-performance gaming laptop capable of standing toe-to-toe with the beefiest desktop rigs, then you'll want to consider a laptop with the multi-GPU setup known as SLI. To he...

Help Me, Laptop! Which 4K Gaming Laptop Is Right for Me?

Forum member Countgreen is in the market for a 4K gaming laptop, because they play a lot of Forza Horizon 3, Star Wars Battlefront, Grand Theft Auto V and Battlefield 1. In addition to racing, fraggin...

Gaming Laptop Buying Guide: Find the Right Rig

With their powerful components, colorful designs and premium prices, gaming laptops are a different beast than typical mainstream notebooks. And they need to be if you want to play demanding games lik...

Nvidia Max-Q: Everything You Need to Know

Your gaming laptop is about to get a lot slimmer and a heck of a lot more powerful, thanks to Nvidia's Max-Q design standard. But what is Max-Q exactly, and how does it work its magic? The following g...