If you’ve gone shopping for a laptop in the last, oh, decade, you’ve undoubtedly run into two behemoth manufacturers, Dell and Hewlett-Packard. They’re inescapable, omnipresent in any computer aisle outside of an Apple Store. They also make excellent laptops, with several Editors’ Choice systems between them. Collected here are ten choice laptops, across multiple categories. In some instances, both manufacturers make category-leading devices, and choosing between them is a question of price and what specifications meet your unique needs. We pit Dell vs. HP, comparing five great laptops from each, to see how the two laptop manufacturers stack up.