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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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The best laptops: Premium laptops, cheap laptops, 2-in-1s, and more

From budget, to ultraportable, to gaming laptops, our top picks feature the best tech advances in laptop PCs, from new CPUs and GPUs to new materials, and include portables from HP, Dell, and Apple.

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The best free software for your PC

These are the best free programs that any PC needs: solid security tools, productivity software, and more.

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This speedy Core i3 'Ice Lake' HP laptop is just $269 after a massive $200 discount

This laptop is rocking an Ice Lake Core i3 and 128GB of solid-state storage for under $300.

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Macworld's January Digital Magazine: Apple's new 16-inch MacBook Pro, reviewed

The best content from Macworld wrapped up in our digital magazine.

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The Samsung Chromebook 3 plummets to $160, today only

Amazon is selling a Samsung Chromebook 3 with a Celeron processor and 64GB of storage for just $160 right now.

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HP Pavilion x360 14m-dh0003dx review: A sturdy 2-in-1 with dependable quad-core performance

This sleek convertible laptop has what it takes in terms of day-to-day performance, although we wish it had a bigger battery.

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Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 vs. HP Spectre x360 13t: Which premium laptop is best?

We compare Dell’s XPS 13 2-in-1 7390 and HP’s 5th-gen Spectre x360 13t, two premium laptops from two rival companies, judging them closely on specs, features, performance and more.  

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Chromebooks versus Windows laptops: Which should you buy?

Should you buy a Chromebook or a Windows laptop? They're similar in some ways, but fundamentally different in others. This guide will help you decide.

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This absurdly cheap Asus gaming laptop packs a GeForce RTX 2060 for $980, today only

The Asus TUF Gaming laptop with an Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 is just $980 at Amazon on Thursday.

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Amazon's 24-hour PC and tablet sale features an enticing hodgepodge of bargains

Amazon has a one-day sale on tech gear from displays to tablets and laptops from Acer, AOC, and HP.

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Save $250 on MSI's GE65 Raider Gaming Laptop at Costco Right Now - Deal Alert

The GE65 Raider packs an 8-core 9th gen Core i9 and GeForce RTX 2070 graphics into a relatively compact body, and is currently discounted $250 at Costco right now.

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An $800 GeForce GTX 1660 Ti laptop is a great deal. This Dell G3 is an absurd $700

A Dell G3 laptop with an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Ti is just $700 at Best Buy

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Qualcomm's Snapdragon 7c and 8c aim for low-end and midrange PCs

Qualcomm has expanded what it's calling the Snapdragon Compute platform, adding the Snapdragon 7c and Snapdragon 8c to address low-end and midrange PCs.

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HP Spectre x360 13t Review: A thin-and-light that hasn't taken away all the good stuff

HP's Spectre x360 13t gives you thin and light without removing all the good stuff: an Intel Ice Lake CPU, long battery life, a full-travel keyboard, USB Type-A and an upgradable SSD.

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Best cheap laptops: We rate the best-sellers on Amazon and Best Buy

If you have $500 (or less), we've found the best cheap laptops on Amazon and Best Buy. The ones that give you the best bang for buck. Keep reading to find our top picks.

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Project Athena notebooks perform better on battery, and Intel has the numbers to prove it

Intel says the design work that it's doing on Project Athena notebooks is paying off, with better performance under battery power than competing laptops.

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PCWorld's December Digital Magazine: Google's latest hardware reviewed

Enjoy the best of PCWorld.com in a curated Digital Magazine for Android and iOS.

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Save big on laptops, desktops, peripherals, and more in Amazon's Cyber Monday PC sale

Whether you need a laptop, monitor, gaming mouse, or external hard drive, Amazon's PC-centric Cyber Monday sales are the place to gear up.

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16-inch MacBook Pro: What you need to know about Apple’s laptop

Everything we know so far.

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