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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Acer Aspire E5-471G-53XG Review

  • Attractive exterior
  • Decent battery life
  • Fast processor
  • Acceptable gaming performance
  • Ugly display
  • Heavy for its size
  • Slow hard drive
Our Score 7.5

Alienware 17 Review

  • Attractive exterior
  • Excellent connectivity
  • Large, pleasing keyboard
  • Loud, clear speakers
  • Runs cool and quiet
  • Screen is usable in bright rooms
  • Bulky and heavy
  • Matte display saps contrast
  • So-so performance for the price
Our Score 7

Lenovo IdeaPad Y50 Review

  • Fast CPU and GPU
  • Slim for a gaming notebook
  • Loud speakers
  • Very low display quality
  • Finicky keyboard and touchpad
  • Short battery life
  • Runs a bit warm
Our Score 5

Acer Aspire Switch 10 Review

  • Solid construction
  • Sturdy docking hinge
  • Light and slim
  • Long battery life
  • Microsoft Office 2013 included
  • Runs cool and silent
  • Good value
  • Small keyboard
  • Lackluster display
  • Poor 3D performance
Our Score 8

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