For laptop users looking for a replacement laptop in 2017, the year may very well bring even higher power, more secure, and more inexpensive models in a marketplace already offering more brands and model options than has ever been seen in this thriving sector of the market.

Exponentially exploding technological advances, combined with a terrific number of options from different manufacturers all over the world has driven down unit costs significantly, much to the great delight of consumer electronics customers across all user platforms.

The best way for consumers to get comprehensive, in-depth information and analysis of goods and services is to do online research. Much quicker and most often more detailed than printed media (depending on sources referenced), it is a means many use to get the data they need to make wise purchasing decisions, with even the option of purchasing said items perhaps only a click or two away.

Reading a number of customer reviews about a given product, and how they rate that product, can be the best way a consumer can get a “feel” for the best desktop replacement laptop. A good measure to look for is a larger review size, to get a good spectrum of ratings and item opinions.

Highly rated laptops for 2017 include the following:

Samsung NP900XL5L-KOZUS Notebook 9. This model has a 15″ screen, with Windows 10 pre-installed. It has a 256 GB Solid State Drive, providing a faster boot, terrific performance, and reliability better enhanced. This was the highest ranking new laptop on a best reviews website, grading out at 9.8 out of 10 in customer reviews.

Acer Chromebook 15 CB5-571-C1DZ. This model has a large 15.6″ Full HD IPS screen, with Intel HD graphics. It has 4 GB RAM, with an Intel Celeron Dual-Core 3205U 1.5 GHz Processor, with a 16 GB Solid State Drive.

Acer Aspire E5-575G-53VG. This laptop has a 15.6″ touchscreen, an Intel Core i7-4510U Processor, with 8 GB RAM, and 1 TB Hard Drive. Its operating system is Windows 10 Home.

Acer Aspire S 13. This 13.3″ laptop with touchscreen comes with Windows 10, and has an Intel Core i5-6200U, 8 GB RAM, 256 GB Solid State Drive. This ultra-thin unit has a 1080p resolution, with 2.30 GHz processor speed.

Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575-33BM. Featuring a 15.6″ full HD screen, this has an Intel Core i3-7100U Processor 7th Generation, 4 GB DDR4, 1 TB 5400RPM Hard Drive. It has Windows 10 Home, and Intel Graphics 620.

Dell Inspiron 15 i5555-2866LV. With a 15.6″ touchscreen, specs include: AMD A10-8700P 1.80 GHz, 8 GB DDR3L RAM, 1 TB HDD, with Windows 10 and Radeon R6 Graphics.

HP 14-an013nr. Rated by one leading independent website as a Best Value, this 14″ notebook features AMD E2-7110 QC, 4 GB RAM, 32 GB eMMC Hard Drive, with Windows 10 Home 64.