Alienware x17 R2 (2022)
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Alienware x17 R2 (2022)

The Alienware x17 R2 delivers stunning gaming and processing speeds, a top-notch screen and a sturdy, good-looking chassis, and it’s only hindered by an expected high price and unsurprisingly poor battery life. It’s one of the best 17.3in gaming notebooks on the market today. Pros Sensational gaming and CPU speeds Top-quality 360Hz screen Crisp, satisfying Read more

Dell XPS 17 (2021)
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Dell XPS 17 (2021)

As usual, the Dell XPS 17 looks superb, and it has a sensational display, good keyboard and plenty of power. Dell could certainly have gone further with the design, though, and you’ll find some missing features – and a hefty bill if you want beefier components inside this lightweight productivity portable. Pros Great-looking, sturdy chassis Read more

Dell P3221D
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Dell P3221D

The Dell P3221D delivers solid image quality for everyday work tasks and creative situations, and comes with plenty of adjustment options and a good range of features. Rivals go further in some departments, but the Dell P3221D is a high-quality choice for all-round mainstream use. Pros Good mainstream image quality Lots of adjustment options Plenty Read more

HP Omen 16 (2021)
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HP Omen 16 (2021)

The HP Omen 16 is a capable and affordable machine for mainstream gaming and work, thanks to its solid all-AMD internals and great screen. However, its GPU is outpaced by Nvidia’s offerings and other machines offer better build quality and ergonomics. As such, the Omen 16 is only worth considering if the high-resolution screen is Read more

Asus ROG Strix Scar 15 (2021)
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Asus ROG Strix Scar 15 (2021)

The Asus ROG Strix Scar 15 offers swathes of power, a great screen, a top-notch opto-mechanical keyboard and impressive thermal performance – it’s a top-tier gaming laptop. But for some creative workloads, or if you want a lighter laptop with a more subdued design, it’s worth looking elsewhere. Pros Superb gaming and application pace Excellent Read more

Samsung Odyssey Neo G9
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Samsung Odyssey Neo G9

The Samsung Odyssey Neo G9 has stunning SDR and HDR performance, superb colour accuracy, great refresh rate ability and an immersive widescreen form factor. It’s not cheap and it won’t suit everyone, but it’s one of the best gaming monitors ever made. Pros Show-stopping HDR and SDR ability Bold, accurate and vibrant colours Excellent refresh Read more

LG 27GN880-B
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LG 27GN880-B

The LG 27GN880-B monitor presents impressive ergonomics, bold colours and smooth syncing that’s ideal for mainstream gaming. However, the low contrast, lack of features and high price are major issues. Pros Superb, versatile arm design Bold, accurate colours Robust build quality Great mainstream refresh rate performance Cons Underwhelming contrast Few extra features Expensive No decent Read more

Huawei MateView GT
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Huawei MateView GT

The Huawei MateView GT provides a big, bold and immersive mainstream gaming experience and even includes good speakers – but it’s not flawless and not the best if you’re chasing peak performance. Pros Bold, vibrant colours and contrast A decent in-built speaker Cheaper than the competition Immersive widescreen form factor Cons A little too blurry Read more

Asus ROG Strix G15 G513
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Asus ROG Strix G15 G513

The Asus ROG Strix G15 G513 gaming laptop is fast in games and applications, and it has a decent screen, great keyboard and a keen price. That’s great – but some rivals are quicker, sleeker and slimmer. Pros Great mainstream gaming power Superb AMD processor Very good keyboard Cheaper than rivals Cons Rivals offer more Read more

Alienware AW3821DW
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Alienware AW3821DW

The Alienware AW3821DW gaming monitor looks great, offers a solid range of features and it produces bright, breezy imagery that makes games pop. But its lack of great contrast means that it doesn’t display a huge amount of depth, and it’s not very good at HDR. As such, you’ll find more nuance and realism elsewhere. Read more