The Best Laptops - 2020 Picks!

The Best gaming laptops and performance laptops from this year.
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  • i think this is longest video i've ever uploaded. What are your fav laptops this year??

    Dave2DDave2DPrije 4 mjeseci
    • Hello getting an Alienware m17 r4 cool for gaming???????????

    • Hello Dave getting an Alienware m17 r4 cool for gaming??????????????

    • Bought razar blade pro 17 had to send back on 2nd day...cuz of alot of issues now Iam stuck cuz I loved looks on it...can u suggest amd7 powerful laptop nice looking like razor ??? Ty

      kingibbyyyyykingibbyyyyyPrije 17 dana
    • Currently using a ASUS ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE GX551QS-XS99. Should check it out! :)

      ----Prije 19 dana
    • Acer predator helios 300 is my favourite.

      Game MasterGame MasterPrije 19 dana
  • If the asus zephyrus had a web cam 😩😩😫😫

    Mihir GannavarapuMihir GannavarapuPrije dan
  • Hey Dave, I am having trouble trying to find the best gaming laptop for around $1600 maximum. Specs I'm looking for 15.6 inch screen size, 512 SSD storage, 8GB Ram (minimum), NVIDIA GTX series graphics 6 GB minimum of video memory, best refresh rates, good battery life, great thermos/cooling (not noisy), and hopefully energy star qualified. What is your recommendation?

    trishdaGtrishdaGPrije 2 dana
  • Where would Hp Pavilion gaming 15 be?

    Jun-Ross LugoJun-Ross LugoPrije 2 dana
  • Great Video 💯 you don't sound bias

    Cool ChrisCool ChrisPrije 2 dana
  • Battle of 4800h/2060 laptops between the Omen 15, the RP-15 and the Legion 5, I found it interesting you put the Omen and the RP-15 in S tier and the Legion 5 in A tier. Obviously that tells me that configuration offered the best price/performance ratio. What was it though about the Legion 5 to make it the only one out of the three you left off of S tier?

    madcapper6madcapper6Prije 4 dana
  • hi Dave, where would you place the strix scar 15? im buying it next week. i am going for last year models, because the 2020's price drops here in my country.

    Oliver YasayOliver YasayPrije 4 dana
  • Your list was pretty good, but I'd keep in mind, something like the legion 5 could be many people's (and my) first pick because it's running 2060 for around 1000 bucks, good 1000 laptop value there and incredible cpu

    ObiShinobiObiShinobiPrije 4 dana
  • Dave placing my tuf 15 in D tier was a surprise. I have the rtx 2060/ ryzen 7 4800h version, and I think this thing is a beast, especially the 90w battery. I would place it at least in B tier ✋

    Osama MasOsama MasPrije 4 dana
  • Poor A15, had to went down so low. I think thats a bit rough considering the performance and pricing values makes up for it.

    omachiomachiPrije 4 dana
  • How is HP Omen 15 2020 an S tier, while Legion 5 have better gaming performance is an A tier?

    089Stargazer089StargazerPrije 4 dana
  • Please review the huawei matebook 14 with editing and gaming

    hamza syedhamza syedPrije 5 dana
  • My S tier would be the AMD Lenovo 5, because it doesnt embarrasses you when your do something in public or in school and performs well with good cooling and build quality. Dont understand why the Omen is above just because they improved their Thermal Design

    Andy SledgeAndy SledgePrije 5 dana
  • what is the exact model of the omen? some have 60hz and others have 144hz

    ba naxba naxPrije 7 dana
  • I just realized that Dave Gmaing laptops collection alone is more than what I make in a year😭

    Nghia TranNghia TranPrije 7 dana
    • @Tom Stevens what a great advice from a guy with two first name👏🏼👏🏼

      Nghia TranNghia TranPrije 16 sati
    • Then...... get a better job? Duh.

      Tom StevensTom StevensPrije 6 dana
  • Every single word of his is as clean as glass.. there is no funny bgm... That's why the channel feels premium

    Ronnie KetchumRonnie KetchumPrije 7 dana
  • Every single msi laptop I've bought has been a lemon for me, heat heat heat ;-;

    SheogorathSheogorathPrije 7 dana
  • Which one of those laptops would you recommend for games like Planet Zoo/Coaster, The Sims etc Especially with high levels of guests in parks & lots of mods added etc.

    Melissa McSweeneyMelissa McSweeneyPrije 9 dana
  • 10:22 im not alienware but i feel it made me cry 😢

    Arif AzizanArif AzizanPrije 9 dana
  • I have the tuf15, I can confirm. It’s SHIT

    M CM CPrije 10 dana
  • Just got the ROG Zephyrus G14 with Ryzen 9 and RTX 2090 for $1,100 on Ebay (Open Box) Upgraded from the ROG Zephyrus GA502 with Ryzen 7 and GTX1660Ti (got it for $800 one year ago) Overall I think I've just lucked out on pricing and finding steals >w

    Quinn LinQuinn LinPrije 10 dana
  • I use a dell Inspiron 15 3501. I got it for around 700 usd (691) and it’s been really good. I got a 8gb of ram and 256gb of ssd storage. It’s been really great for a student like me and I think it was a really good buy :)

    SolarSophieSolarSophiePrije 12 dana
  • watching this after ordering the Omen 15, Ryzen7, RTX 2060 :)

    shockushushockushuPrije 13 dana
  • Im planning to buy laptop this month. I will trust you.

    JulyanneJulyannePrije 13 dana
  • Only disagree with Legion 7i being low

    A Very Gay ButterflyA Very Gay ButterflyPrije 14 dana
  • What's the mouse name

    rcl rcsrcl rcsPrije 14 dana
  • “I don’t want to waste your time” Immediate sub

    Rob VelRob VelPrije 15 dana
  • Acer nitro red and ugly 😂 but is it good lol I don't care if it's red

    GEARS226GEARS226Prije 15 dana
  • Best laptop price/quality ratio?

    thedetector077thedetector077Prije 16 dana
  • I kinda like that video style .. kinda like geeking out with a friend over top 10 anime characters

    Doctor HanDoctor HanPrije 16 dana
  • how abuot helios 700?

    Harry CruzHarry CruzPrije 16 dana
  • What is 5:07?

    Русик ПехРусик ПехPrije 17 dana
  • I was having 2nd thougts of the GS66 when i bought it but after i watched this and saw its A tier im satisfied

    Owen ChuaOwen ChuaPrije 17 dana
  • Helios 300 should still be at S for me.

    Mondi PedragosaMondi PedragosaPrije 17 dana
  • Loved the video!!! But can you add subtitles for the name of each laptop you're describing? I'm not an expert in terms of laptops but I really want to learn, and that would help me very much :D

    LudovicoLudovicoPrije 18 dana
  • Thanks man, it really helps!

    armand azharanarmand azharanPrije 19 dana
  • RP15 > G14 for gaming and streaming (I may possibly game and stream simultaneously on the laptop itself, but most likely using an Elgato HD60s and an Xbox SX)???

    N J GN J GPrije 19 dana
  • Hey what's the best gaming laptop under 1200 dollars

    tahmeedma Abidtahmeedma AbidPrije 19 dana
  • 0:10 hearing the Word "gaming laptop" 0:15 seeing a macbook 0:20 throwing my self out of the window

    《SEAROX》《SEAROX》Prije 19 dana
  • Me: What laptop makers should learn from Dave2D is Intel : What ? 🤔 Dave : Better thermals, Lower price and Everybody wins! Intel : WoW 😮 Dave : And except intel. Intel : But Why.. 🤷🏻 Me : The reason you know 😉

    Aru Maakadalamudhan.TAru Maakadalamudhan.TPrije 19 dana
  • One of the few reviewers who cares for viewers money and product satisfaction! ☑️ Love Dave2D ❤️

    Aru Maakadalamudhan.TAru Maakadalamudhan.TPrije 19 dana
  • So omen is better than legion? K then tell me shd I got with omen i7 or omen r7

    Cielo S GamesCielo S GamesPrije 22 dana
  • Y is legion A and hp omen S Where legion is more powerful than hp with same configuration

    Matrix GamingMatrix GamingPrije 24 dana
  • I just need a laptop for assignments, normal university work, nothing fancy so which laptop is best for me to buy (my budget is $1200 max) ?

    Dorime. IdolDorime. IdolPrije 24 dana
  • My budget is around $1600. I'm hesitant between g14 3060 and 2070 max-Q, or other laptops like omen or legion 5. I am not sure if the new g14 uses a real 3060 or 3060 laptop gpu because they say it’s about 110w. I researched significantly on g14, and barely know about the others. Can I have an advice? I play most of the AAA games on Stadia, but I still think having a high video card is better off in the future. I intend to keep it for 5 years. Thank you

    Bon BuiBon BuiPrije 24 dana
  • Dave, can you be sure to keep linking the spreadsheet in each of your videos moving forward so that viewers have ready access to how the spreadsheet information is developing? Also, creating a video like this every 3 months makes sense instead of once a year. Thank you, Ravi Peiris M.D.

    Ravi PeirisRavi PeirisPrije 25 dana
  • Dave, I'm a 51 year old, healthcare professional making $50K USD per month and like I did in my college days, I always look for value. This video was very exciting for me because at a glance, your tier system encapsulated what type of gaming laptop I might further research and purchase. I appreciate the time you take to review each unit as you are a master of your craft, something seriously lacking in healthcare right now - but that's a story for another time. Be well, Ravi Peiris M.D.

    Ravi PeirisRavi PeirisPrije 25 dana
  • i wish the alien ware laptops were better they look so good

    prodmakaiprodmakaiPrije 25 dana
  • Struggling in choosing between Helios 300 (I7 10th gen) and Legion 5 (Ryzen7 4800H) -_-

    MHGaming HeroMHGaming HeroPrije 25 dana
  • you look like lou diamond philips. you should try wearing a cowboy hat sometime.

    Weeb OWeeb OPrije 26 dana
  • oh i really like nitro 5 cuz i own one

    Mustin LinMustin LinPrije 26 dana
  • I’m the only one who felt proud of the OMEN 15 ? 😂😂

    Wilson Jose Soto De LeonWilson Jose Soto De LeonPrije 27 dana
  • Asus Tuf Gaming poor performance?? Are you sick?

    ALBAN T.ALBAN T.Prije 28 dana
  • Hello @Dave2D I hope you or any of your followers will help me. I would like to buy a new laptop. I'm a graduate student, so it will be mainly for school work. I want one that lasts for a long time and is quick in working. I have a budget of around $800 for it. I have read that Thinkpad laptop would be a good choice. What do you think? I need recommendations with links, please. I'm tired of searching. Thank you!!!

    Pure SoulPure SoulPrije 29 dana

    Jiangxi Brilliant TechnologyJiangxi Brilliant TechnologyPrije 29 dana
    • Hard shell waterproof laptop backpack for everyone!

      Jiangxi Brilliant TechnologyJiangxi Brilliant TechnologyPrije 29 dana
  • yay, omen.

    Lynsey LoboLynsey LoboPrije mjesec
  • Would you be so kind to give me advice for a laptop that will be able to run photoshop cc 2020 and recording without slowing down?

    Borislav AlexandrovBorislav AlexandrovPrije mjesec
  • Hello! I’m a high school student and looking for a laptop that I can use for video editing, drawing, and a lot more tasks. Also a laptop that’s under $700. Thank you!

    anetteaa aanetteaa aPrije mjesec
  • Hey Dave, what gaming laptop can you recommend, my budget is 1K. :)

    Aleksandar PaskovAleksandar PaskovPrije mjesec
  • Dave2D how about gatway creator laptop....i didnt see review of that laptop

    Chathuranga KularathnaChathuranga KularathnaPrije mjesec
  • I see Zephyrus G14 I click

    mohd izz mohd yacobmohd izz mohd yacobPrije mjesec
  • Dave 2D - G14 - Best laptop of the year! Me: Purchased the G14 Me: Outperforms other massive gaming laptops, 9+ hours of non-gaming battery life. Silent mode goes totally quiet which makes it great for studio audio recording. Solid build quality. Great keyboard and mouse pad. NOT a fingerprint magnet... Excellent. Best laptop purchase ever. :)

    Brad HoytBrad HoytPrije mjesec
  • I’m not sure how but your videos are precise ! To the point ..... Even thought this was a 21 min videos..... I never felt tired or kept tapping on the right side of my screen U the best Dave

    Chess VibesChess VibesPrije mjesec
  • Dude what about the m1 MacBook air

    Chess VibesChess VibesPrije mjesec
  • Wow .... everybody hates intel .....

    Chess VibesChess VibesPrije mjesec
  • Ultimate buying guide

    Kevin PatersonKevin PatersonPrije mjesec
  • You didn’t tell about the XPS 13 and hp spectre x360

    Video ZoneVideo ZonePrije mjesec
  • Hey David, thanks for your amazing video, I'm looking for a daily use laptop, found dell 15 5000 for a reasonable price, I don't play games, but lots of picture and videos, Is it good to go or any better choice in the same range? thanks a lot!

    micincamicincaPrije mjesec
  • I'd put Legion 5 (Ryzen version) in the S Tier and AERO15 as low as a C/D. Owned both so can definitely say that Legion deserves higher highs and Aero just stinks because of the cooling system issues.

    Illia SlipchenkoIllia SlipchenkoPrije mjesec
  • I was looking for an Asus ROG of 8 cores amd it cost around 1.5k was the 1 or 2 place in many reviews, but since you mentioned a new gen coming out I think ill wait, anybody knows when the new stuff is going to drop btw?

    Stan ChaconStan ChaconPrije mjesec
  • damn whats the watch u wearing

    AbdElAziz BouAbdElAziz BouPrije mjesec
  • Mmm where is Microsoft Surface 👀

    Sky LineSky LinePrije mjesec
  • What model is the omen 15?

    cousin quipscousin quipsPrije mjesec
  • I'd argue the legion 5 gaming laptop belongs in the S tier because it has amazing thermals, has a great screen option 144Hz IPS (100% sRGB) 300 nits, lenovo's amazing keyboard, and if you get the 4600h chip (instead of the more power hungry 4800h) combined with an 80 whr battery(purchase separately), you can have a gaming laptop you can use for school that can last up to 10 hours with screen brigthness at 50% and background apps disabled. Also, I had a really bad experience with MSI's GS66 in terms of thermals and fan noise. That thing would reach 95C just playing destiny 2 on high settings and the housing was hot to the touch. Their screen was nice and the dragon center was "ok", but sometimes the keyboard lighting would glitch out and the control center could not alter it without a couple system restarts. It should be in the C or even D tier. Edit: Also, selecting the legion 5 with a 4600h cpu, you can get an RTX 2060 max-p that is allowed to take 115 watts which will put it on equal ground (and some times better) than the RTX 2070 max-q (80 watt). To me, that is amazing for only a $75 increase from the GTX 1660Ti to the RTX 2060 max-p. Also, this laptop allows you to use g-sync from a range of 60-144Hz so when games become more demanding you can manually configure your screen to go down to 120Hz so your games won't stutter by trying to reach 144Hz. There is also an option to disable optimus to improve performance even more. Due to it's superior thermals and the configuration I'm citing, I'd argue this laptop is the best out of all of them.

    seantherobonautseantherobonautPrije mjesec
    • @Winter Melon I ordered mine on the 15th, I'm so damn excited. It says I'll ship on the 31st and I should have it by the 7th of next month.

      seantherobonautseantherobonautPrije 23 dana
    • @seantherobonaut I checked it myself, 8 CPU lanes are more than enough for RTX 2060 max-p. You only need 16 lanes when your GPU is RTX 2070 (PC version) and above.

      Winter MelonWinter MelonPrije 23 dana
    • @Winter Melon not sure, if it does I'm really only concerned with game performance and I've heard the 4600h can keep up with the rtx 2060 max-p easily

      seantherobonautseantherobonautPrije 23 dana
    • What about the CPU supporting only 8 lanes? Can that maybe bottleneck the performance?

      Winter MelonWinter MelonPrije 25 dana
  • I think I will buy ROG Zephyrus G15 or ROG Zephyrus G14. Which one should I buy?

    Jonathan ParkJonathan ParkPrije mjesec
  • God I wish I could afford a gaming laptop. My current 300 dollar laptop can barely run revit, but it gets the job done.

    KeanuKeanuPrije mjesec
    • @Nylrak Well rn an Acer Swift 3, it's a little upgrade from the one I have rn, I have a hp 14 notebook. It's fine but it's running out of memory and some of my Arch softwares run choppy but I can tolerate it till I upgrade.

      KeanuKeanuPrije mjesec
    • @Keanu I see bro, what laptop are you aiming to get?

      NylrakNylrakPrije mjesec
    • @Nylrak I am I could buy one rn but I'd be completely broke. So I think by next year hopefully I get get at least a decent laptop.

      KeanuKeanuPrije mjesec
    • Keep saving, I have been saving up for the past 5 months and I'm finally able to afford a gaming laptop! It's going to arrive in 2 or 3 days :)

      NylrakNylrakPrije mjesec
  • No zenbook pro duo?

    itdoesntmatteritdoesntmatterPrije mjesec
  • Hi Dave. I would tend to disagree with your clasification on some laptops how you grade them. I guess imho the correct clasification should be laptops capabilities vs each other, diesnt matter is it light upgrade or totally new. To add - incl build quality, reliability, etc. I have heard xps has a lot of issues related to build quality. And now i sed u put it to S tier, meaning you reccomend to purchase. While i dont think it to be a good purchase. Or i am missing something here?

    Rolandas3KRolandas3KPrije mjesec
  • Am I missing something? No Asus Zenbook made this discussion? Nothing new from them in 2020?

    Mitch MarzinMitch MarzinPrije mjesec
  • hey dave, please do a review for Asus rog strix g15 i510300h, 1650ti glacier blue if possible....

    Sammy SSammy SPrije mjesec
  • What the Heck did i just watch!!

    T. TaylorT. TaylorPrije mjesec
  • 5:09

    - KanTin- KanTinPrije mjesec
  • Thank you

    Brandon ColonBrandon ColonPrije mjesec
  • Dave! Not sure if this was more of a for-fun video, but I really appreciate it! Great way to summarize key aspects from each device and solidifies their relative value amongst so many models available to customers. Thanks!

    Christopher PanChristopher PanPrije mjesec
  • 15:11 this man can tell the future

    Devin SinghDevin SinghPrije mjesec
  • Video is tripping at 5:08

    Eddy hernandesEddy hernandesPrije mjesec
  • Hey man where is Acer predator triton300 u give him so low rate what ???? plz reply me i need your advice .Is triton 300 with 240 hz and i⁷ 10th gen.Is that bad not to put on your list

    KarimKarimPrije mjesec
  • What's is the best laptop.

    l ll lPrije mjesec
  • Man... you really hate intel!!!

    Fady SalibaFady SalibaPrije mjesec
  • My S laptop is ROG striX G15 in budget gaming laptops because good performance and the best and the best RGB looks it's amazing

    Parth GaurParth GaurPrije mjesec
  • Seems like I am going to upgrade my msi gtx965 to another msi...

    Kells GKells GPrije mjesec
  • Is this a good deal Legion 5 RTX 2060, AMD Ryzen™ 5 4600H,144hz, 347nits, 17 inch, 16gb ram for 1.099,00 euro

    Ralf schmidt der echteRalf schmidt der echtePrije mjesec
  • You throttle hard and Your a A tier to me Dave 👍

    Chris johnsonChris johnsonPrije mjesec
  • The intelligent cougar substantively ask because brake ironically scare upon a depressed pansy. wealthy, spiritual science

    Amit ChopraAmit ChopraPrije mjesec
  • What does S mean, The S Tier? So, Its above the A Tier

    Ravi PappuRavi PappuPrije mjesec
    • yes

      Mahira MahzabeenMahira MahzabeenPrije mjesec
  • oh my god its already march

    Yes NoYes NoPrije mjesec
  • Bought the Asus TUF F15 FX506LI. Is it actually that bad?

    ZxrcZxrcPrije mjesec
  • G14 it is then, i'll wait until next gen comes and get this year's gen for cheap ;))))

    bong kembong kemPrije mjesec
  • Which lap will you prefer for the gaming and high end company work

    The Sher GamingThe Sher GamingPrije mjesec
  • I like your watch. Which one is it ?

    Saahil SofatSaahil SofatPrije mjesec