The best laptops 2018 : Ultrabooks, budget PCs, 2-in-1s, and more

The best laptops today are basking in the glow of Intel’s 8th-gen Core CPUs, which at last bring quad-core performance to mainstream machines. The only

ThinkPad X1 Carbon review (2018): The best business laptop returns

Lenovo’s ThinkPad lineup has always been focused on balancing tradition with modernity. It carries the legacy of IBM’s iconic laptop brand, but the company also

Alienware Area 51 Threadripper Edition review: The best pre-built gaming PC ever

Alienware’s Area 51 Threadripper Edition is unmatched when it comes to gaming performance but it’s ludicrously expensive Pros Unmatched performance Easily upgradeable Efficient cooling Cons

PowerSpec 1710 and PowerSpec 1510 review: Formidable gaming laptops at great prices

Micro Center’s notebooks offer great bang for your buck, but ship with a flagship feature disabled. Savvy electronics shoppers know Micro Center as the go-to

Linksys WRT32X AC3200 dual-band Wi-Fi gaming router review

The Good: Gamers will love how it stabilizes in-game ping. The Bad: The speeds aren’t great and the menu isn’t the most user-friendly. No hardware changes from

MSI Trident V3 Arctic review: Looks like a console, runs like a high-end desktop

If only this had been around for all our ’90s LAN parties The MSI Trident V3 is quiet, easily upgraded, and packs a GTX 1070

Alienware AW3418DW review

OUR VERDICT The Alienware AW3418DW is the fastest gaming monitor with a 21:9 ultrawide aspect ratio on the market today, with an overclocked refresh rate

HP Omen X VR Backpack Review

You’ve never seen a PC like HP’s Omen X Compact Desktop. It’s a powerful gaming rig, and it’s small enough to do double duty as a

Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti vs. GTX 1060 Max-Q vs. GTX 1060: What’s the Best Value?

Just when we thought we had this whole Nvidia Pascal thing figured out, the company throws us a curveball and introduces a Max-Q model of its GTX 1060 GPU.

MSI GT75VR Titan Pro Review

The Pros Excellent graphics performance; Solid overall performance; Extremely comfortable, colorful keyboard; Stays remarkably cool while gaming; The Cons Very heavy; Below-average battery life; Verdict

How to Play Battlefront 2 on a Cheap (or Old) Graphics Card

In one of today’s hottest new games, Star Wars Battlefront 2, you can participate in epic battles set in a galaxy far, far away. If

Alienware Aurora R7 Review: The Best Gaming PC Gets Better

THE GOOD Hassle-free upgradability Strong GPU and CPU performance Slick, customizable design Convenient port layout THE BAD Bulkier than some competitors VERDICT The Alienware Aurora

The Best Gaming Laptops to Buy Now

Best Gaming Laptops at Every Size and Budget Thanks to their powerful graphics, gorgeous displays and great audio, gaming laptops provide an immersive entertainment experience

Surface Book 2 Review (15-inch): The MacBook Pro eater

PROS Excellent performance Beautiful touchscreen display Strong battery life Microsoft’s build-quality is incredible CONS Not inexpensive, though competitive against Apple Only one USB-C port No

The Best VR-Ready Laptops 2017

Virtual reality headsets like the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive promise incredibly immersive experiences, including 360-degree games, apps and videos. But before you can take a walk on

Best College Laptops 2017

Every college student needs a laptop, but with so many options, the choice can be a daunting one. Start by reviewing our recommendations for the

Aorus X9 review

OUR VERDICT With only one hour of battery life and dual Nvidia GTX 1070s, the Aorus X9 should really be considered a foldable desktop rather

Gigabyte Aero 15X Review

The Pros Bright display; Long battery life; Solid performance and transfer speeds The Cons Stiff keyboard; Touchpad doesn’t support all gestures Verdict The Gigabyte Aero

MSI GS63VR 7RG Stealth Pro review

OUR VERDICT The MSI GS63VR 7RG Stealth Pro is quick, well designed and as powerful as a laptop of this size can get. Now if

Razer Kiyo Webcam Review

The Pros Great image quality; Innovative light ring; Thoughtful design The Cons Quiet microphone playback, nondetachable cable Verdict The Razer Kiyo is a streaming-focused webcam

Acer Predator Triton 700 review

OUR VERDICT Ridiculously powerful and impressively thin, the Predator Triton 700 has no problems taking what you throw at it, but it gets almost too

Dell XPS Tower (2017) Review: Same Great Looks, New 8th-Gen Power

THE GOOD Sleek, unassuming design Painless upgradability USB-C ports Much improved customization THE BAD Lackluster mouse and keyboard VERDICT The Dell XPS Tower Special Edition

25 Years of ThinkPad: The Best and Most Innovative

Since 1992, the ThinkPad brand has been synonymous with strong build quality, eye-popping innovations and first-class usability. In the past 25 years, IBM and later

EVGA SC17 review

OUR VERDICT Powerful and understated, the SC17 pumps out some serious pixels, but lackluster battery life and fan noise dull some of the shine. FOR

Asus ROG G20CI review

OUR VERDICT The Asus ROG G20CI is an impressively small, powerful and lovely-looking gaming PC. Unfortunately, a few too many compromises have been made to

Origin Chronos (2017) Review: A Compact Gaming Desktop Done Right

THE GOOD Sleek, living-room-friendly design Fairly upgradable Great overall performance Lots of customization options THE BAD Some of the better add-ons are pricey VERDICT The

MSI GE63VR Raider review

OUR VERDICT The MSI GE63VR is a gamer through and through, with all the racing stripes, chromatic keys and pixels you want. But, unlike most

Dell Inspiron Gaming Desktop review

OUR VERDICT This Inspiron gaming PC has a solid mid-range CPU and GPU combo. Although performance and price are alluring, there are better gaming PCs

Alienware Aurora R6 review

OUR VERDICT The Alienware Aurora R6 is an excellent gaming PC that offers brilliant performance in a nicely-sized compact body. The price is pretty great

Alienware 25 Gaming Monitor AW2518H review

OUR VERDICT Alienware has once again made a fantastic product – this time a gaming monitor. It looks great, both from a design point of