Lenovo spared nothing designing the Legion 9i Gen 8 – its tremendous performance and high-end features are unmatched.
The ThinkPad X1 Carbon’s strong build quality, excellent input devices, and long battery life propel it to the top of its class.
Asus’s ROG G22CH packs a Core i9 and an RTX 4070 into a small-form-factor chassis, but it needs serious fan noise reduction.
Acer’s Nitro 16 delivers fluid gaming performance and doesn’t skimp on screen quality or battery life, though it could offer better speakers and less bloatware.
HP’s Omen Transcend 16 is an upscale version of the Omen 16, adding an impressive mini-LED screen while slimming down the chassis.
Dell’s XPS 13 Plus pulls out the stops when it comes to style and screen quality, but short battery life and minimal ports hamper its practicality.
Gigabyte’s Aero 14 OLED is high on style, screen quality, and performance, but its battery life falls well short of the mark.
Dell’s XPS 17 delivers performance, style, and a stunning 4K touch screen, but with a few notable shortcomings.
With few shortcomings, the Zenbook S 13 Flip OLED excels as a convertible laptop for work and play, and even includes a stylus.
The Gigabyte G5 MD isn’t much to look at, but it’s a highly competent budget gaming laptop, offering impressive features for the price.
The Asus ROG Zephyrus G15 isn’t flashy, but it’s very well-made, performs admirably and is among the most portable 15.6-inch gaming laptops.
The 14-inch Acer Predator Triton 300 SE delivers stunning OLED gaming in an admirably portable design.