The Dell XPS 17 is the perfect laptop for somebody who wants to do a little bit of everything, and then some.
The Razer Blade 14 fits an AMD Ryzen 5000 CPU and RTX 30-series graphics card into a thin, portable gaming laptop with a sharp, colorful and fast screen. But its keyboard gets warm when gaming.
The latest Acer Nitro 5 is too expensive to be a budget laptop, but with that comes strong performance and premium niceties like a 1440p screen.
The ROG Zephyrus M16 is a laptop we really want to love, but some games just don’t perform well on it.
The Gigabyte Aorus 15P is small for a 15-inch gaming laptop and offers good performance, but its speakers and display could be improved upon.
The HP Elite Dragonfly Max is slick on the outside, but its power just doesn’t live up to its look, its name and its price.
The Lenovo Legion 5 Pro occupies a perfect sweet spot among premium AMD gaming laptops, thanks to a gorgeous high-res display and strong productivity and gaming power.
With its Ryzen 7 5700U CPU, bright screen, good keyboard and solid battery life, HP’s $999 Envy x360 15 has a lot to like.
An all-AMD laptop slips into the premium space to compete with Nvidia and Intel, but no 4K gaming just yet.
Update The new Dell XPS 13 laptop looks and feels premium while packing an impressive and bright screen, but port selection is limited.
Adata’s second notebook to come out under its XPG brand, the XPG Xenia Xe is priced like a premium contender but feels cheap to use.
The HP Elite Folio is a versatile laptop designed for the office with vegan leather, but its Arm processor doesn't run every app yet and isn't very powerful.
The Alienware m17 R4 with RTX 3080 graphics and Core i9-10980HK is a beast of a machine that can outperform direct competitors by as much as 20%.
The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Titanium Yoga has tablet-like thickness and a classy design, though you’ll have to accept some subpar performance.
AMD’s Ryzen 5000U CPUs are finally coming to ultraportables, and they’re raising even mid-range standards like the ZenBook up to Apple’s heights.
The Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 with a custom AMD Ryzen chip is powerful with long battery life, though it needs a faster SSD.
It may look more like an office loaner computer, but this laptop has a full RTX 3060 mobile GPU in it
The Huawei MateBook X Pro 2021 is a pretty, Intel-based PC, but it's very difficult to buy right now.