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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Asus ROG G501 Review

  • 4K display
  • Record-breaking hard drive performance
  • Decent battery life
  • Dull design
  • Mediocre display contrast
  • Game performance could be better
  • Not a good value
Our Score 5

Dell Chromebook 11 Touch Review

  • Rugged design
  • Great keyboard
  • Clear, loud speakers
  • Performance is lacking
  • Chassis attracts junk
  • Twitchy trackpad
Our Score 6

Lenovo ThinkPad T450s Review

  • Durable
  • Outstanding keyboard and touchpad
  • Hot-swappable battery with extended life option
  • Strong processor performance
  • Mediocre display contrast
  • Battery life could be better
  • Upgrades rapidly increase the price
Our Score 7

Dell Precision M3800 Review

  • Luxurious feel
  • Pleasant touchpad
  • Beautiful 4K display
  • Strong all-round performance
  • Design starting to seem dated
  • Battery drains quickly
  • Runs hot, loud at times
Our Score 8

Samsung ATIV Book 9 12.2-inch Review

  • Extremely lightweight
  • Beautiful display
  • Excellent sound
  • Solid offering of ports
  • Frustrating keyboard compromises
  • Twitchy touchpad
  • Intrusive taskbars and bloatware
  • Expensive
Our Score 6

Lenovo Yoga 3 Review

  • Comfortable keyboard and trackpad
  • Decent array of ports
  • Solid battery life
  • Dull, reflective screen
  • Extremely loud at load
  • Heavy and thick
Our Score 5

HP ZBook 15 Review

  • Fast enough to handle general work
  • Design is clean, professional
  • Rated at military-grade toughness
  • Too expensive for what you get
  • 1080p doesn’t impress at this price
  • Bulky, heavy, and awkward
  • Lackluster battery life
Our Score 6.5

Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch with Retina (2015)…

  • Robust connectivity
  • Force Touch feels great
  • Top-notch display
  • Long battery life
  • Quicker than competitors
  • A bit heavy by modern standards
  • Retina resolution no longer class-leading
  • Runs hot under load
Our Score 9