Editors' Choice

We review hundreds of products in a wide range of categories each year. Here's the best of the best in laptops.

Acer Predator 17 (2015) review

Acer is known to offer bargain hardware for gamers, but has lost previous battles in the high-end, hardcore gaming arena. Can the company’s new 17-inch Predator change its fortunes? See Full Review »

Our Score 9

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Origin EON17-SLX Review

  • Excellent 1080p G-Sync display
  • Great speakers
  • Desktop-class processor and GPU
  • Excellent solid state drive selection
  • Generic chassis
  • Poor battery life
  • More expensive than similar competition
Our Score 7

Toshiba Satellite Radius 12 P20W-CST3N02 Review

  • Great performance
  • Exceptional display
  • Flimsy plastic interior
  • Wonky hinge and design
Our Score 6

Dell XPS 15 Review

  • Solid build quality
  • Great keyboard and touchpad
  • Best notebook display we’ve tested
  • Clear, loud speakers
  • Extremely quick
  • Modest connectivity
  • Battery falls short of expectations
  • Noisy and hot at load
Our Score 8

Dell Inspiron 11 (2015) Review

  • Great price for a 2-in-1
  • Wraparound hinge is flexible but solid
  • Design keeps things simple
  • Good performance for the price
  • A bit heavy for extended tablet use
  • Low resolution display
Our Score 7

Acer Predator 17 G9-791-79Y3 Review

  • Solid build quality
  • Pleasant keyboard and touchpad
  • Loud, bass-heavy sound system
  • Excellent performance in all areas
  • Surprisingly long battery life
  • Bundled gaming mouse
  • Derivative design
  • Mediocre display
Our Score 9

Dell Inspiron 15 7000 (Late 2015) Review

  • Quick CPU
  • Slick design
  • Strong gaming performance
  • Budget friendly
  • Unattractive display
  • Slow hard drive
Our Score 7

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Review

  • New Type Cover is wonderful
  • Pen is standard and works well
  • Pixel-dense display
  • Loud, clear speakers
  • Strong performance
  • Battery can drain quickly in real-world use
  • Unpredictable firmware problems
Our Score 8

Dell XPS 13 (Skylake) Review

  • Light, but solid
  • Attractive design
  • Great touchpad
  • Beautiful display
  • Solid battery life
  • Limited ports
  • Quiet speakers
Our Score 9