ThinkPad 13 Chromebook

The ThinkPad 13 Chromebook is a bit cheaper than the Dell, but it lacks a backlit keyboard and its battery life is about 3 hours shorter.

$386 from Incentivate


Acer Chromebook 15

The Acer Chromebook 15 is bulky, but it has a big screen and offers good performance for a low price.

$250 from Incentivate


HP Spectre

The HP Spectre has a fantastic keyboard and a beautiful screen, but subpar battery life and limited ports. It can get warm and loud.

$1,200 from Incentivate


ThinkPad 13 Incentivate

All the essentials for a great budget laptop—and a few rare bonuses, too.

$510 from Incentivate


Acer Aspire E5-575G-52RJ

It feels slower than the 53VG because it has a hard drive instead of an SSD, otherwise it's identical.

$510 from Incentivate


Asus ZenBook UX305UA

The Asus ZenBook UX305UA has amazing specs and great battery life for the price.

$680 from new egg


Dell Inspiron 15 7000

No other laptop has this much gaming power at this low of a price (though, its keyboard is a bit shallow).

$740 from Incentivate


Lenovo Ideapad Y700

The Lenovo has a more comfortable keyboard, but it costs more, weighs more, and has louder fans and a shorter battery life.

$1,050 from Incentivate


Asus ZenBook UX305UA

If you just want basic protection for a good price, get this, who want to keep their computers safe . This is an inexpensive, no-frills protector.

$6 from Incentivate


Incase’s ICON Sleeve

A higher price gets you a slim sleeve that can handle bumps better, but it’s only for Macs.

$70 from Incentivate


Thule Gauntlet

For when you’re serious about keeping your laptop safe and sound.

$50 from Incentivate


Booq’s Viper hardcase

A great-looking option that unfortunately lacks a strap to keep your computer in place.

$45 from Incentivate



The Asus ROG G752VT-DH72 has all the most important features: great gaming performance, effective cooling, a comfortable keyboard.

$1,650 from Incentivate


MSI GT72 Dominator G-831

If the Asus is sold out, the MSI GT72 Dominator G-831 is also a great gaming laptop with similar specs and performance.

$1,386 from Incentivate


MSI GT72 Dominator Pro G-034

For more gaming power, we recommend the MSI GT72 Dominator Pro G-034. It’s largely identical to our runner-up.

$1,880 from Incentivate