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Asus ZenBook 3 review: This MacBook clone is powerful but too faithful to the original

You get great performance in this compact ultrabook, thanks to a 15-watt Kaby Lake processor and other high-end parts, but its single port for data and charging limits its general appeal.

Asus ZenBook 3 review: This compact laptop puts the MacBook on the ropes, but doesn't deliver a KO

This 12-inch MacBook clone is a premium Windows ultraportable, but a few design choices keep it from rising above all its competition—MacOS and Windows alike.

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Intel Kaby Lake Review: What optimization can do for a 14nm CPU

There's no die shrink, but Intel's 7th-gen chip brings both a decent performance boost and buttery smooth support for advanced video playback.

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Asus Zenbook Pro UX501VW review: Killer specs and pricing, offset by small flaws

In the world of premium 15-inch notebooks, the Zenbook Pro stands out by offering performance parts at a price that's unmatched by its competitors. Granted, there are a few trade-offs.

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Dell Inspiron 15 7569 review: An affordable and solid midrange 2-in-1

While this 15-inch laptop probably won't turn many heads, its strong features, solid performance, and low price will win over users.

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Dell Inspiron 17 7778 review: This massive 17-inch 2-in-1 is a worthwhile desktop replacement

You might not use it as a tablet often, but regardless, this gigantic 2-in-1 can handle just about any everyday task you throw at it.

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Asus ROG G752VS-XB72K OC Edition review: Faster than most gaming PCs (including desktops)

Asus’ mighty ROG G752VS-XB72K OC Edition packs a GTX 1070 laptop GPU with 8GB of memory and an overclockable quad-core CPU, signaling a new era of PC gaming.

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Best budget laptops: We rate the best-selling portables on Amazon and Best Buy

Everyone's received that call for help. So here's what we'd tell our non-nerdy friends if they asked which laptops are really the best deals on Amazon and Best Buy.

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Acer Predator 17X review: This gaming laptop packs attitude and speed

The Predator 17X gives you desktop gaming performance without a noise penalty.


Surface Book Toast Wood cover review: Protect your laptop in style

Toast's laser-cut wood cover for the Surface Book offers unique old-world style for an extravagant price.

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HP Chromebook 13 review: Google's Pixel has a rival for best Chromebook ever

HP's Chromebook 13 satisfies the corporate user's demand for beauty and power, and it does so for less money than Google's flagship. Battery life is the only question mark.

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Razer Blade (2016) review: Incremental upgrades make it a good laptop for the moment

A newer processor, more VRAM, faster storage, and a cooler chassis provide good, if smaller-scale, improvements over last year's Blade. However, this year's Blade may end up having limited appeal depending on Nvidia's plans for mobile versions of its 10-series GPU.

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Acer Chromebook 14 review: You can brag a little about this laptop's luxury details

Acer's Chromebook 14 has a few things to brag about: Its brushed-aluminum chassis and high-resolution display make it stand out among other affordable models, even if other features remain pretty basic.


The best laptops of 2016: Budget PCs, 2-in-1s, Ultrabooks and more

Our top picks show off the best tech advances in portable PCs, from new CPUs and GPUs to new materials.

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Toshiba Z20t-C2112 review: 14 hours of battery life highlights this business-class hybrid

Toshiba's Z20t is one of the best tablet-laptop hybrids we've seen, with a whopping 14 hours of battery life and design flourishes that include a matte-finish touchscreen. But it is pricey.

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HP Spectre 13.3 laptop review: Thin doesn't have to mean compromise

HP's Spectre 13.3 delivers competitive performance and a respectable keyboard, in spite of its super-svelte body.