Editors' Choice

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

Dell XPS 15 9560 review

The XPS 15 builds on the success of the XPS 13 by offering a slightly larger display in a very similar chassis, but can it surpass its smaller sibling? See Full Review »

Our Score 9

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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (2017) Review

  • Durable chassis
  • Plenty of ports
  • Attractive, yet anti-glare display
  • Excellent processor and hard drive performance
  • Class-leading battery life
  • Mediocre look and feel
  • Very small touchpad
  • More expensive than similar competitors
Our Score 7

Acer Aspire VX 5-591G 5652 Review

  • Inexpensive
  • Good battery life
  • Performs well in games, for the price
  • Feels cheap
  • Exceptionally poor display color gamut
  • Unimpressive sound quality
  • Too much bloatware
Our Score 5

Dell Latitude E5470 Review

  • Solid build quality
  • Impressive display
  • Several business-specific features
  • Lots and lots of ports
  • High price
  • Slow hard drive
  • Middling performance
Our Score 6

Razer Blade (2017) Review

  • Attractive aesthetic
  • Competitive performance
  • Excellent keyboard and touchpad
  • Decent battery for a gaming laptop
  • Fans are noisy under load
  • You pay for the brand name
Our Score 8

Dell XPS 15 9560 Review

  • Superb display
  • Excellent everyday performance
  • Admirable gaming chops
  • High-quality industrial design
  • Low-quality speakers
Our Score 9

Asus Zenbook UX330UA-AH54 Review

  • Sturdy chassis
  • Enjoyable keyboard
  • Attractive non-gloss display
  • Class-leading battery life
  • Excellent value
  • Design looks dull
  • Touchpad feels too slippery
Our Score 9

Dell Precision 5520 Review

  • Strong performance thanks to a Xeon quad-core CPU…
  • Robust battery life for a mobile workstation
  • Solid build quality in a relatively small chassis
  • Can double as a portable gaming machine
  • Display quality, while good, is behind the best
  • The keyboard is just okay
  • Extremely expensive
Our Score 8

Dell Inspiron 15 7000 (2017) Review

  • Solid value
  • Attractive design
  • Good battery life
  • Extraordinarily poor color gamut
  • High color error
  • Poor viewing angle
  • Flimsy keyboard
Our Score 5