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Best gaming laptops: Know what to look for and which models rate highest

Which gaming laptop should you buy? From size, to performance, to budget, to features, this buyer's guide will help you find the right gaming laptop for your needs.

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Alienware 17 R5 review: Core i9 and an overclocked GTX 1080 create an incredible desktop replacement

The Alienware 17's Core i9 CPU and overclocked GeForce GTX 1080 let this gaming laptop pump out incredible desktop-class performance, but you pay for it in both cash and size.

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The Lenovo Legion Y730 gaming laptop has overclocking and RGB lighting to spare

The Lenovo Y730 gaming laptop will come in 15-inch and 17-inch versions with overclockable RAM options and some neat RGB lighting features.

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Lenovo's Legion Y530 and Legion Y7000 gaming laptops are designed to be subtle

Lenovo's Legion Y530 and Legion Y7000 laptops don't flaunt their gaming chops, which include the latest Coffee Lake CPUs and GTX 1050 GPUs.

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We tested the Acer Predator Helios 500 with Ryzen 7 and Vega 56

We came, we benchmarked, and this is how fast it is.

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The HP Omen 15 gaming laptop is slimmer on the outside, faster on the inside

HP has upgraded its Omen 15 laptop with options including Coffee Lake 6-core CPUs and GTX 1070 graphics.

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Acer Swift 3 Hands-on

The Swift 3 is a consumer laptop with a cool looks, from slender bezels to multiple color choices for the all-metal chassis.

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The Acer Predator Helios 500 is a gaming laptop that's overclockable in all the right places

The Acer Predator Helios 500 checks off a lot of boxes: Overclockable GPU and CPU options, 17-inch 4K UHD or 144Hz 1080p display options, and much more.

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Hands-on: The Acer Predator Helios 300 Special Edition takes the boring out of budget gaming

The Acer Predator Helios 300 Special Edition spices things up with a 144Hz display option and a snazzy new color scheme.

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Acer Predator Helios 500 hands-on

The Acer Predator Helios 500 is a gaming laptop that checks off a lot of boxes: Intel Core i9+ overclockable CPU, 17-inch 4K UHD or 144Hz 1080p display options, and more. Only the GTX 1070 falls slightly short of fabulous.

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Acer Chromebook Spin 13 hands-on

Acer's Chromebook Spin 13 brings an Intel Core i5 processor and a 360-degree hinge to a category filled mostly with small, modestly powered, plasticky clamshells. But we don't know how much more this premium Chromebook will cost.

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Acer Predator Helios 300 Special Edition Hands-on

The Acer Predator Helios 300 Special Edition earns its name with a 144Hz display option and a snazzy new chassis.

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Hands-on: Razer's redesigned Blade is the most powerful 15-inch laptop in town

Razer's redesigned Blade features a Core i7-8750H, vapor chamber cooling, and GTX 1060 graphics, while claiming to be the smallest 15-inch laptop in town.

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The new Razer Blade is a lean, mean, gaming machine

Razer's redesigned Blade features a Core i7-8750H, a vapor chamber setup, and GeForce GTX 1060 graphics. We go hands-on.

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Acer Nitro 5 unboxing

We unbox the Acer Nitro 5, a budget gaming laptop with surprising amount to offer for $750.

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Dell's G Series laptops are priced for every gamer

Dell's new mainstream gaming laptops include the G3 15 and G3 17, the G5 15, and the G7 15, with prices starting at $749 for surprisingly well-equipped models.

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MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8RE review: Stylish enough for work and powerful enough for play

The GS65 Stealth Thin features a 6-core Core i7, VR-ready graphics yet still weights just 4 lbs.

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We unbox the new HP Spectre x360 15 Kaby Lake G laptop

HP's newest Spectre x360 features Intel's "Kaby Lake G" which infuses an Intel CPU with an AMD GPU

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