The Best Laptops – 2021 Picks!

The Best Laptops – 2021 Picks!

The Best Gaming Laptops and Performance Laptops from 2021 stacked up against the worst ones that came out this year.
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  1. Akshat Kansal on May 14, 2022 at 8:17 pm

    zephyrus g15 no webcam.

  2. Dave2D on May 14, 2022 at 8:18 pm

    whats in your S-Tier this year?

  3. Sajan on May 14, 2022 at 8:18 pm

    Damn who doesnot like white gaming Laptop. Its unique.

  4. Markux Videos on May 14, 2022 at 8:18 pm

    Hi Dave, thank you for this video. I’ve been looking at laptops for eventual workhorses, but my primary focus is voice over. I’d like to have a computer I can keep in the same room and use for professional voice over. The G15 is very interesting in that regard considering what you said. Is it just "very quiet" or actually COMPLETELY silent? It’s very important for me to know and I’d love a response. Thank you!

  5. Nathan Willingham on May 14, 2022 at 8:19 pm

    Hey Dave! Love the channel, keep it up!

    I wanted to ask you about your asus products. Every asus.. thing I’ve ever had has gone to crap. Routers, laptops, phones, monitors…. The customer service people basically tell me to ef off. It’s soured me so much I try to purposely not buy their products now. Have you ever used customer service for broken Asus crap?

  6. Gaming dude!!!! on May 14, 2022 at 8:19 pm

    Now in 2022 should I get a G15 or an M16 from ASUS

  7. Trumpet Boy GD on May 14, 2022 at 8:19 pm

    The dash f15 might have those 4 core Intel chips which sucks for the 3060 and 3070 versions, but I bought one, and I think it matched with the 3050ti really nicely.

  8. James on May 14, 2022 at 8:19 pm

    May I ask what program you are using there for your visualization for your ranking system?

  9. Tito Correa on May 14, 2022 at 8:20 pm

    No mention of the GS66 STEALTH

  10. sui16chillax on May 14, 2022 at 8:20 pm

    This guy just puts the laptop in top, if it is in white color as his unit,this is just shit list

  11. Moazzam Ali khan on May 14, 2022 at 8:22 pm

    Dave you miss Ideapad 5 pro 16, that has to be at least top three categories of yours. thanks have a great day.

  12. Your Senpai on May 14, 2022 at 8:24 pm

    Asus Tuf A15?

  13. ARI ATH YF on May 14, 2022 at 8:24 pm

    Looking for a purchase I’m swifting away from the zephirus G14/G15 (2022 model is too expensive), the promising but unrefined FRAMEWORK laptop, the unavailable acer

    This Lenovo Legion 5 went under my radar and it seems fitted for my working / traveling needs..
    An All purposes screen, port selection and placement are on point, upgradable (including the battery), kill switch on the webcam, NO OS so I can bring Linux in without regrets, plus it comes in superb white finish.
    Not to forget it is available in my country with some purchase options.

  14. TheTazzeye on May 14, 2022 at 8:24 pm

    G15…Dash F15…because it’s a white laptop….it’s an S …..:):):):):):):):):)… doesn’t have "this and that"….but it’s white…:):):):):):):)

  15. G on May 14, 2022 at 8:25 pm

    It’s clear why Dave has 3.5 million subs.. no bullshit. Other Tech tubers are vlogging "best of 2021" videos in January.. before they’ve even seen all the laptops of the year!! What complete bullshit. Dave, however, waits til he’s actually seen and used the laptops before vlogging a "best of" video. This is how you do it!

  16. Vishesh Dugar on May 14, 2022 at 8:25 pm

    completely agree that F15 Dash looks awesome, but a quad-core chip?! Unacceptable, if i am shelling out that much money on a gaming laptop, performance is the one thing i cant compromise on. If i were to rate it, i would have placed it in D tier.

  17. aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa on May 14, 2022 at 8:31 pm

    What laptop do you reccomend was going to buy a mac but looking a laptop where it has good performance battery and less fan noise

  18. Dilraj on May 14, 2022 at 8:33 pm

    Bro you gotta rate the teirs from left to right as best to worst!

  19. Bryan Beeman on May 14, 2022 at 8:35 pm

    So initially, I bought an Acer Nitro 5 (AN515-45-R92M). I was afraid I was going to see this video and change my mind… lol

    I haven’t taken it out of the box yet and I’m thinking about taking it back and spending a little more $$$ to get a laptop that has thunderbolt and a better screen (even though I will get a monitor eventually)….

    Based on the reviews and tiers, I’m going to deep dive in researching what I actually want. Or I just may keep the Nitro and deal with it… I’m so confused at this point… lol

  20. Arn Todd on May 14, 2022 at 8:36 pm

    Dave, I know laptops but I needed confirmation. today i bought Legion 5 it is great, keyboard works great.

    My advice, too hard, but remember. When making your reviews, mention the value of a laptop for cyber security 🙊🙉🙈
    I know but many people are looking for.

  21. TechTokPH on May 14, 2022 at 8:39 pm

    great video

  22. CollegeMathematics on May 14, 2022 at 8:40 pm

    I have the cheapest pc of legion 5 lineup with ryzen 5 a sub $1000 pc. It’s the best pc I have ever used and I will never replace it only for another legion.

  23. RIC Visual on May 14, 2022 at 8:41 pm


  24. Grfunkel519 on May 14, 2022 at 8:43 pm

    The keyboard on the s17 is God tier. Dave is clinically insane. Dropping it 2 ranks when it is objectively better (better cooling) than the x17. Not to mention better screen options, insanely better speakers and arguably sleeker aesthetics. Oh, and non shit tier software. If you’re looking at thinner 17 inch top of the lines, it’s the best of the bunch, no question

  25. Abdugaffor Muhammadiev on May 14, 2022 at 8:44 pm

    next time put even more ads, even tv doesn’t has this much ads as the once in between your video

  26. H H on May 14, 2022 at 8:46 pm

    I am Sad that my zephyrus duo 15 se ended up in D tier, But I agree with your arguments.

  27. ABDULAMIR ``ABDULHADI on May 14, 2022 at 8:47 pm

    Hope we get a test Surface pro 8 core i7 16gb + Egpu VS mac book pro m1max
    Edit video & 3d rendering software Cinema 4d

  28. Easylife on May 14, 2022 at 8:47 pm

    Best Laptop In 2022.

  29. Alex Jonathan on May 14, 2022 at 8:48 pm

    What about hp pavillion ryzen 7

  30. erick tempo on May 14, 2022 at 8:48 pm

    I was looking to get a G15 from Best Buy AMD Ryzen 9 3080 and people in the reviews were complaining about the GPU being underpowered due to the 200 watt delivery. Would you say there is any truth to that? Same went for the M16 3070ti

  31. uMadBro on May 14, 2022 at 8:48 pm

    A desktop custom fitted to a brief case that has the 24 inch display on the lid

  32. Jeffrey Tan on May 14, 2022 at 8:50 pm

    Manufacturer: White Laptop

    Dave: S Tier

  33. Abdullah Said on May 14, 2022 at 8:53 pm

    the fact that you put macbook 2021 in your A tier. a laptop without a magsafe. overprice. unrepairable. makes me question the rest of your list

  34. GUJRALS MEGA MART on May 14, 2022 at 8:57 pm

    Can you do mid 2022 ?

  35. Youcef Hamouni on May 14, 2022 at 8:58 pm

    In every tier list the legion 5 finds himself getting a S, it’s truly the best budget gaming alptop that was ever made

  36. Top 5 products on May 14, 2022 at 8:59 pm
  37. Black Man on May 14, 2022 at 9:00 pm

    Hi, which one is better? design,programing and power

    Razer blade 14 2017
    Core i7-7700HQ
    Ram 16GB
    Hard 512 GB
    GPU : GTX 1060 6GB
    Screen : 14 FHD 60 hz
    Price : 600$

    HP ZBoOk Studio G3
    CPU: Core i7-6820H@
    Ram: 16GB DDR4
    Hard: 512GB SSD NVMe
    GPU O: 8GB Intel HD Graphics 530
    GPU 1: 4GB NVIDIA Quadro M1000M
    Screen: 15.6 inches Full HD,
    Keyboard Lite


  38. Michael chapman on May 14, 2022 at 9:03 pm

    I agree with the Alienware M15 R5 Ryzen Editon. For my first Alienware I was not impressed. It was glitchy right out of the box. Just went back to a Lenovo Legion 5 Gen 6.

  39. FIFA ADDICT on May 14, 2022 at 9:04 pm

    Checking almost 100 videos Iam seeing lenovo legion 5 best for the price overall.. going to buy

  40. Matthew I think on May 14, 2022 at 9:04 pm

    I actually got the 300 se with the 3060 1tb ssd and 16gb ddr4, runs cp2077 at 45-60fps on ultra. It’s not that bad, since I only paid like 1100$

  41. Samson Barratt on May 14, 2022 at 9:05 pm

    Lmao, dash f15 is S tier and the explanation is that it’s white and has cool aqua colored keyboard lighting? My sides.

  42. Muhammad Usman on May 14, 2022 at 9:06 pm

    s tier is bad

  43. n m on May 14, 2022 at 9:07 pm

    Always come back to this video to see which laptop was in which tier 😂

  44. Malcolm Alexander on May 14, 2022 at 9:08 pm

    Great review and very helpful

  45. William Allt on May 14, 2022 at 9:10 pm

    So I can only afford 1 laptop every 5 years and just bought the F-15 as it looked really nice and was ranked S tier by my most trusted youtuber dave2d and now I can’t afford to get a new one for another 5 years on my budget and this laptop is literally unuseable it can’t even run 95% of the games I was looking forward to playing. Really wish I was more thorough and watched to the end to see he was trolling about the F15. I was in a rush and also already liked the look of the F15 so when I saw it at S I instantly went ahead and bought it. This processor isn’t capable of doing anything, I can’t even render videos without there being green botches and constant frame drops. Guess I’m without a ‘usable’ PC for the next 5 years.

  46. jackiegaming 321 on May 14, 2022 at 9:12 pm


  47. iFruit on May 14, 2022 at 9:13 pm

    I just got my MacBook 16” why do we need gaming laptops when there’s game pass lol plus the battery last ages on it when streaming games and that display is amazing 🤩

  48. Kayz on May 14, 2022 at 9:16 pm

    Thank you so much!!

  49. Halcyon Acoustic on May 14, 2022 at 9:17 pm

    I still have my Nitro V from the first generation. It’s VERY beat up but it still works!

  50. fabbenation on May 14, 2022 at 9:17 pm

    I just got an ABSOLUTE steal deal on a stock clearance on Lenovo Legion 5 with RTX 2060, Ryzen 7 4800h, 16GB RAM for 700$ brand new. This is my first laptop ever and i am SO happy with my purchase!

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