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13-inch MacBook Pro review: Too many tradeoffs

The entry-level 2016 MacBook Pro—the one without a Touch Bar—compromises on graphics, ports, and RAM speed.

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Dell XPS 13 Kaby Lake review: Yes, this is the best one so far

It’s an incremental update, but Dell’s latest XPS 13 gets a decent performance boost from Kaby Lake and enhanced graphics support.

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Alienware 13 (2016) review: The first OLED gaming laptop has landed

Alienware's 13-inch gaming laptop not only offers a stunning OLED screen, but also a redesigned chassis, solid construction, and superb performance. It's the whole package.

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MSI GS63VR Stealth review: A game-changing amount of performance in a laptop

With Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 graphics, MSI's GS63VR gives you near-GTX 980 performance in a 4-pound laptop.

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Hands-on: The MacBook Pro's innovative Touch Bar will grab you

Apple's newest Mac packs a strip of iOS-style contextual controls into the Touch Bar. There's also a new keyboard and four Thunderbolt 3 ports.

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Origin EON17-X review: Hot and loud, but oh so fast

The EON17-X embraces the big and bad stereotype for gaming laptops, delivering generous amounts of performance, heat, and noise.

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HP Omen 17 review: Great gaming performance at a great price

HP's updated Omen 17 offers GTX1070 performance and a 4K G-Sync screen for less than two grand.

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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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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga review: This 2-in-1's OLED screen will color your computing world

With an OLED display and an NVMe SSD, the Lenovo X1 Yoga delivers rich colors and top-notch performance.

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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.