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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AVADirect Clevo P157SM-A Review

  • Strong variety of ports
  • Fast quad-core processor
  • Strong gaming performance
  • Good hardware value
  • Runs cool (for a gaming laptop)
  • Keyboard can feel cramped
  • Below average display
  • Weak audio
Our Score 7

Samsung ATIV Book 9 (2014) Review

  • Extremely thin and light
  • Bright, beautiful 1080p display
  • Strong speakers
  • Comfortable keyboard
  • Long battery life
  • Chassis could be stronger
  • Very lackluster performance for the price
  • Similarly equipped competitors are much less…
Our Score 7.5

Origin EON 17-S (2014) Review

  • Attractive and well-built
  • Lots of connectivity
  • Large keyboard and touchpad
  • Extreme performance in all areas
  • Display suffers from extremely inaccurate color
  • Thick and heavy
  • Poor battery life
Our Score 7.5

MSI Global GT60 Dominator Pro Review

  • Great keyboard
  • Sharp 3K display
  • Extremely powerful hardware
  • Respectable battery life
  • Connectivity could be better
  • Tiny touchpad
  • Can’t handle some games at 3K resolution
  • Fan can be very loud at times
Our Score 7

Dell Inspiron 15 7000 series Review

  • Sturdy chassis
  • Large touchpad and keyboard
  • Solid 1080p touchscreen
  • Long battery life
  • Strong performance from CPU and GPU
  • Good value
  • Heavy
  • Display could be brighter
  • Fan can be loud at load
Our Score 9

Lenovo Yoga 2 (11-inch) Review

  • Affordable
  • Fast in multi-threaded apps
  • Cool and quiet
  • Cheap construction
  • Still heavy and awkward when used as a tablet
  • 1366x768 display
  • Poor keyboard and touchpad
  • Very slow single-core, 3D and hard drive…
Our Score 4

Lenovo Yoga 2 (13-inch) Review

  • Excellent display
  • Strong processor performance
  • More affordable than competitors
  • Limited connectivity
  • Lackluster keyboard
  • Slow mechanical hard drive
  • Runs warm, system can be loud
  • Feels heavy when used as a tablet
Our Score 6.5

Dell XPS 15 Touch Review

  • Attractive and well-built
  • Excellent performance
  • Good battery life
  • Four USB ports
  • Quiet at idle
  • Sub-par display quality
  • 3200x1800 display saps the GPU’s power in games
  • Runs hot and loud at load
Our Score 8.5