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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Dell Inspiron 13 7000 Special Edition 2-in-1…

  • Sturdy design
  • Excellent 1080p touchscreen
  • Strong performance
  • Outdated appearance
  • Too heavy when used as a tablet
  • Mediocre battery life
Our Score 6

HP Envy Spectre 360x - 13-4003dx Review

  • Luxurious feel
  • Huge touchpad
  • 2-in-1 design requires compromise
  • Mediocre performance and battery life
  • Keyboard backlight annoys
Our Score 6

Alienware 15 (2015) Review

  • Eye-catching design
  • Numerous customization options
  • Decent price point
  • A bit heavy
  • Dual-core CPU isn’t the best pick
  • Lackluster keyboard and trackpad
Our Score 7

Apple MacBook (2015) Review

  • Design that borders on art
  • Thin and feather-weight
  • Best-in-class touchpad
  • Excellent display
  • Poor processor performance
  • Can’t handle most games
  • Keyboard becomes tiresome
  • Poor value
Our Score 7

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