Buying a new personal computer is not an easy or a simple decision. Performance, compatibility, and price are just a few of the many factors that come into play when it comes to spending a couple grand or more on new technology, so it pays to do your research.

Luckily for you, we did some of that work. We went hands-on with two Microsoft Surface Laptop Studios and two MacBook Pros. We found the Microsoft Surface Laptop Studios delivered better GPU responsiveness, which could mean boosted performance in gaming, video processing, or editing. We also found the Surface Laptop Studios to be more compatible with Steam games and CAD applications. These benefits and more could make a difference in your day-to-day life.

Digging into this laptop comparison could help with your work or personal computing, or both. Learn more.