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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for upgradable laptops.

If you're looking for a laptop that can grow with you, consider one that's upgradeable with new components over time. These are also known as customizable laptops. Upgradable laptops are becoming more popular because they give users the ability to customize their laptop with different components as they need them. Browse the top-ranked list of upgradable laptops below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. HP OMEN - 16.1" 165Hz Full HD Gaming Laptop - Intel Core i7 - 16GB DDR5 Memory - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 - 1TB SSD - Shadow Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Very powerful laptop for the price that you pay. Probably one of, if not the best budget high end gaming laptops that you can buy....Amazing quality and amazing graphics! It’s also upgradable to 32gb Ram, just make sure to get the SODIMM DDR5 32gb RAM, 2x16 dual channel."

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    Portable desktop power is powerful fun anywhere. While it's surely nice and cozy wherever your PC is setup in your home, with the new OMEN 16, desktop-level gaming is no longer tethered to your desk and pajamas. With a next gen Intel processor and graphics card, a buttery smooth, high refresh rate display, and enhanced thermal design, you can max out your relaxation and comfort wherever you go.
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    "Very powerful laptop for the price that you pay. Probably one of, if not the best budget high end gaming laptops that you can buy....Amazing quality and amazing graphics! It’s also upgradable to 32gb Ram, just make sure to get the SODIMM DDR5 32gb RAM, 2x16 dual channel."

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    Portable desktop power is powerful fun anywhere. While it's surely nice and cozy wherever your PC is setup in your home, with the new OMEN 16, desktop-level gaming is no longer tethered to your desk and pajamas. With a next gen Intel processor and graphics card, a buttery smooth, high refresh rate display, and enhanced thermal design, you can max out your relaxation and comfort wherever you go.
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  2. Acer - Predator Helios Neo 16”  WUXGA IPS Gaming Laptop- Intel Core i9-14900HX- NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060-16GB DDR5-1TB SSD - Abyssal Black - Front_Zoom
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    "So many laptops are built lightweight and have the feeling of easy breakability. ...Good, not great, gaming/creative laptop...All that said, I do think this Helios is an option for those looking for a mid-tier laptop to use. You could get away with docking it at times when at home, due to all the ports and upgradable components, and on the go is serviceable as well. "

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    Unleash the future of gaming with the Predator Helios Neo 16. Dive into a neon-lit world with cutting-edge specs, AI-powered graphics, DLSS 3.5, and unique mysteries waiting to be unlocked. With an 16" 1920 x 1200 IPS panel with 165Hz Refresh and superior performance from NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 graphics and the latest Intel Core i9-14900HX processor – this gaming laptop will be your guide to gaming bliss. Do more, quicker than ever across multiple applications with the centralized generative AI assistance of Copilot in Windows. Accessible with a single touch of the Copilot Key.
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    "So many laptops are built lightweight and have the feeling of easy breakability. ...Good, not great, gaming/creative laptop...All that said, I do think this Helios is an option for those looking for a mid-tier laptop to use. You could get away with docking it at times when at home, due to all the ports and upgradable components, and on the go is serviceable as well. "

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    Unleash the future of gaming with the Predator Helios Neo 16. Dive into a neon-lit world with cutting-edge specs, AI-powered graphics, DLSS 3.5, and unique mysteries waiting to be unlocked. With an 16" 1920 x 1200 IPS panel with 165Hz Refresh and superior performance from NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 graphics and the latest Intel Core i9-14900HX processor – this gaming laptop will be your guide to gaming bliss. Do more, quicker than ever across multiple applications with the centralized generative AI assistance of Copilot in Windows. Accessible with a single touch of the Copilot Key.
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  3. Acer - Aspire Vero -  15.6” Full HD Laptop - Intel i5-1335U with 8GB LPDDR5 - 512GB PCIe Gen4 SSD - Cobblestone Gray - Front_Zoom
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    "I wanted a laptop with Thunderbolt ports to easily switch between a work and personal laptop in my home office. ...With 8GB memory and 512GB SSD, these features are sort of middle of the road compared to what is available in other laptops. If you're using this laptop for photo or video editing, it does slow down a bit. "

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    We all deserve a Cleaner, Greener, Earth. The Aspire Vero is our answer. A product with an eye on sustainability, it uses 40% PCR plastic in the chassis that cuts CO2 emissions by 21% to 30%. Easily upgradeable and recyclable and made to adapt to our planet’s needs, the Aspire Vero is an eco-friendly unrivaled computing experience.
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    "I wanted a laptop with Thunderbolt ports to easily switch between a work and personal laptop in my home office. ...With 8GB memory and 512GB SSD, these features are sort of middle of the road compared to what is available in other laptops. If you're using this laptop for photo or video editing, it does slow down a bit. "

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    We all deserve a Cleaner, Greener, Earth. The Aspire Vero is our answer. A product with an eye on sustainability, it uses 40% PCR plastic in the chassis that cuts CO2 emissions by 21% to 30%. Easily upgradeable and recyclable and made to adapt to our planet’s needs, the Aspire Vero is an eco-friendly unrivaled computing experience.
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  4. ASUS - ROG Zephyrus G16 (2024) 16" OLED 240Hz Gaming Laptop - Intel Core Ultra 9 - 32GB LPDDR5X - GeForce RTX 4090 - 2TB SSD - Eclipse Gray - Front_Zoom
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    "The ASUS ROG Zephyrus G16 (2024) features a unique lighting slash on the lid that is customizable along with the backlit keyboard. Overall this thing is a beast of a laptop, ready to tackle just about anything....Great gaming laptop,with a killer OLED display....I honestly wish this looked more like gaming laptops or old vs a apple laptop. I plan to add a extra 1 tb m.2 SSD for extra storage down the road. "

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    Experience the height of gaming innovation with the ROG Zephyrus G16. Featuring an all-new premium aluminum chassis with customizable lighting, this laptop merges style and durability. Its ultra-slim 0.59” profile and lightweight 4.30lbs 16” chassis redefines portability without compromising performance. Powered by Windows 11, an Intel Core Ultra 9 185H processor, and an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 GPU, the Zephyrus G16 seamlessly aligns with your lifestyle, meeting all your gaming and creative demands. ROG Intelligent Cooling features liquid metal for reduced CPU temperatures and upgraded Arc Flow Fans for improved airflow to sustain peak performance on the Zephyrus G16 no matter the task. Immerse yourself in the OLED ROG Nebula Display and enjoy rapid 0.2ms response times, vivid 2.5K resolution, and a smooth 240Hz refresh rate.
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    "The ASUS ROG Zephyrus G16 (2024) features a unique lighting slash on the lid that is customizable along with the backlit keyboard. Overall this thing is a beast of a laptop, ready to tackle just about anything....Great gaming laptop,with a killer OLED display....I honestly wish this looked more like gaming laptops or old vs a apple laptop. I plan to add a extra 1 tb m.2 SSD for extra storage down the road. "

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    Experience the height of gaming innovation with the ROG Zephyrus G16. Featuring an all-new premium aluminum chassis with customizable lighting, this laptop merges style and durability. Its ultra-slim 0.59” profile and lightweight 4.30lbs 16” chassis redefines portability without compromising performance. Powered by Windows 11, an Intel Core Ultra 9 185H processor, and an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 GPU, the Zephyrus G16 seamlessly aligns with your lifestyle, meeting all your gaming and creative demands. ROG Intelligent Cooling features liquid metal for reduced CPU temperatures and upgraded Arc Flow Fans for improved airflow to sustain peak performance on the Zephyrus G16 no matter the task. Immerse yourself in the OLED ROG Nebula Display and enjoy rapid 0.2ms response times, vivid 2.5K resolution, and a smooth 240Hz refresh rate.
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  5. Lenovo - Legion Slim 5 14.5" OLED Gaming Laptop - Ryzen 7 7840HS with 16GB Memory - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 8GB with 1 TB SSD - Storm Grey - Front_Zoom
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    "Top tier gaming and portable laptop...Amazing laptop, aluminum top anf bottom but plastic keyboard deck, would have been even better if there was upgradable ram but overall, value for money gaming laptop...Perfect 14” gaming laptop...Only downsides I have are , the RAM is not upgradable and the battery life is kot great but since it is a gaming laptop that is expected"

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    Equipped with AMD Ryzen 7000 Series processors and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 Series graphics on an OLED display, the Lenovo Legion Slim 5 is built for students and young creatives who demand a machine that can handle both extreme pro-level gaming sessions and advanced rendering work.
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    "Top tier gaming and portable laptop...Amazing laptop, aluminum top anf bottom but plastic keyboard deck, would have been even better if there was upgradable ram but overall, value for money gaming laptop...Perfect 14” gaming laptop...Only downsides I have are , the RAM is not upgradable and the battery life is kot great but since it is a gaming laptop that is expected"

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    Equipped with AMD Ryzen 7000 Series processors and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 Series graphics on an OLED display, the Lenovo Legion Slim 5 is built for students and young creatives who demand a machine that can handle both extreme pro-level gaming sessions and advanced rendering work.
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  6. ASUS - ROG Zephyrus G16 (2024) 16" OLED 240Hz Gaming Laptop - Intel Core Ultra 9 - 16GB LPDDR5X - GeForce RTX 4070 - 1TB SSD - Eclipse Gray - Front_Zoom
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    "While the laptop is excellent in almost eveey way, the fact that it comes with 16gb of soldered and non-upgradable RAM in this SKU is a huge red flag....Amazing laptop with low Ram...Amazing laptop! this is a step towards new possibilities. the only reason I'm giving this a 4-star is because the ram isn't upgradable.."

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    Experience the height of gaming innovation with the ROG Zephyrus G16. Featuring an all-new premium aluminum chassis with customizable lighting, this laptop merges style and durability. Its ultra-slim 0.59” profile and lightweight 4.08lbs 16” chassis redefines portability, but does not compromise on performance. Powered by Windows 11, an Intel Core Ultra 9 185H processor, and an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 laptop GPU, the Zephyrus G16 seamlessly aligns with your lifestyle, meeting all your gaming and creative demands. ROG Intelligent Cooling features liquid metal for reduced CPU temperatures and upgraded Arc Flow Fans for improved airflow to sustain peak performance on the Zephyrus G16 no matter the task. Immerse yourself in the OLED Nebula Display and enjoy rapid 0.2ms response times, vivid 2.5K resolution, and a smooth 240Hz refresh rate.
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    "While the laptop is excellent in almost eveey way, the fact that it comes with 16gb of soldered and non-upgradable RAM in this SKU is a huge red flag....Amazing laptop with low Ram...Amazing laptop! this is a step towards new possibilities. the only reason I'm giving this a 4-star is because the ram isn't upgradable.."

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    Product Description

    Experience the height of gaming innovation with the ROG Zephyrus G16. Featuring an all-new premium aluminum chassis with customizable lighting, this laptop merges style and durability. Its ultra-slim 0.59” profile and lightweight 4.08lbs 16” chassis redefines portability, but does not compromise on performance. Powered by Windows 11, an Intel Core Ultra 9 185H processor, and an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 laptop GPU, the Zephyrus G16 seamlessly aligns with your lifestyle, meeting all your gaming and creative demands. ROG Intelligent Cooling features liquid metal for reduced CPU temperatures and upgraded Arc Flow Fans for improved airflow to sustain peak performance on the Zephyrus G16 no matter the task. Immerse yourself in the OLED Nebula Display and enjoy rapid 0.2ms response times, vivid 2.5K resolution, and a smooth 240Hz refresh rate.
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  7. HP - Spectre 3-in-1 17" 2.5K OLED Touch-Screen Foldable Laptop - Intel Evo Platform - Core i7 - 16GB Memory - 1TB SSD - Slate Blue - Front_Zoom
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    "HP laptop...All are 17 inch. All are folding laptops. I previously purchased the Lenovo dual screen folding laptop. "

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    Don’t just raise the standard. Reshape it. The versatile HP Spectre Fold crushes the status quo thanks to its innovative design capable of multiple forms, functions, and uses that go beyond anything you’ve ever seen from a laptop. It's the world’s first 17-inch foldable PC with a wireless charging keyboard and pen. Give your powerful 12.3" diagonal laptop more screen space instantly just by quickly sliding the magnetic, auto-pair keyboard out. Detach the keyboard completely and flatten the screen to change it to an ultra-thin desktop with built-in kickstand one minute, to a 17" diagonal tablet.
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    "HP laptop...All are 17 inch. All are folding laptops. I previously purchased the Lenovo dual screen folding laptop. "

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    Don’t just raise the standard. Reshape it. The versatile HP Spectre Fold crushes the status quo thanks to its innovative design capable of multiple forms, functions, and uses that go beyond anything you’ve ever seen from a laptop. It's the world’s first 17-inch foldable PC with a wireless charging keyboard and pen. Give your powerful 12.3" diagonal laptop more screen space instantly just by quickly sliding the magnetic, auto-pair keyboard out. Detach the keyboard completely and flatten the screen to change it to an ultra-thin desktop with built-in kickstand one minute, to a 17" diagonal tablet.
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  8. ASUS - Vivobook Pro 15 OLED Laptop - Intel Evo Edition - NVIDIA RTX3050 6GB with 16GB Memory - 1TB SSD - Earl Gray - Front_Zoom
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    "Outstanding laptop...Great laptop with latest technology. I love this laptop!...Near perfect laptop...Asus claims it is tough and fingerprint resistant, but mine manages to collect fingerprints easily, although not as bad as I have seen with other laptops. The build quality is excellent, with the laptop feeling solid and well-made. "

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    The versatile and powerful ASUS Vivobook Pro OLED is designed for those who want to do more, ignite creativity, or game. The Intel Core Ultra 7 processor, paired with NVIDIA RTX3050 graphics, deliver outstanding multitasking and creative power. Backed with advanced thermal technology, the laptop is primed to deliver maximum, sustainable performance. ASUS DialPad, an intuitive physical controller, gives you instant and precise fingertip control over creative, productivity, and entertainment apps. The NanoEdge OLED display with Dolby Vision comes with a cinema-grade 100% DCI-P3 gamut, and is PANTONE Validated for its accurate color. The Harman Kardon-certified quad-speaker Dolby Atmos audio system adds to the cinematic experience with ultra-realistic multi-dimensional sound.
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    "Outstanding laptop...Great laptop with latest technology. I love this laptop!...Near perfect laptop...Asus claims it is tough and fingerprint resistant, but mine manages to collect fingerprints easily, although not as bad as I have seen with other laptops. The build quality is excellent, with the laptop feeling solid and well-made. "

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    The versatile and powerful ASUS Vivobook Pro OLED is designed for those who want to do more, ignite creativity, or game. The Intel Core Ultra 7 processor, paired with NVIDIA RTX3050 graphics, deliver outstanding multitasking and creative power. Backed with advanced thermal technology, the laptop is primed to deliver maximum, sustainable performance. ASUS DialPad, an intuitive physical controller, gives you instant and precise fingertip control over creative, productivity, and entertainment apps. The NanoEdge OLED display with Dolby Vision comes with a cinema-grade 100% DCI-P3 gamut, and is PANTONE Validated for its accurate color. The Harman Kardon-certified quad-speaker Dolby Atmos audio system adds to the cinematic experience with ultra-realistic multi-dimensional sound.
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  9. HP OMEN - Transcend 14" 120Hz 2.8K OLED Gaming Laptop - Intel Core Ultra 7-155H - 16GB Memory - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 - 1TB SSD - Shadow Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Early Contender for best laptop of 2024...Charging the laptop was also very fast compared to my other laptops. ...Powerful Yet Not Customizable...If you made it this far, customization is my one big need for laptops like this, I typically have had Asus Laptops, and am used to being able to make very specific power usage and refresh rate profiles for my needs. "

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    Product Description

    Get the One That Games! With an ultra thin and light all-metal chassis that feels as premium as it looks, longer and more efficient battery life with USB-C fast charge, new Intel Core Ultra processor with powerful NVIDIA GeForce RTX graphics, and a 2.8K 120Hz OLED display that's as vibrant as it is fast.
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    "Early Contender for best laptop of 2024...Charging the laptop was also very fast compared to my other laptops. ...Powerful Yet Not Customizable...If you made it this far, customization is my one big need for laptops like this, I typically have had Asus Laptops, and am used to being able to make very specific power usage and refresh rate profiles for my needs. "

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    Get the One That Games! With an ultra thin and light all-metal chassis that feels as premium as it looks, longer and more efficient battery life with USB-C fast charge, new Intel Core Ultra processor with powerful NVIDIA GeForce RTX graphics, and a 2.8K 120Hz OLED display that's as vibrant as it is fast.
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  10. Alienware - m16 R2 QHD+ 240Hz Gaming Laptop - Intel Core Ultra 7 - 16GB Memory - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 - 1TB SSD - Dark Metallic Moon - Front_Zoom
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    "A Gaming Powerhouse: Alienware M16 Laptop Review...Its sleek design and premium build quality make it stand out in a sea of mundane laptops. The attention to detail, from the iconic Alienware logo to the customizable RGB lighting, screams sophistication and style. ...Nice Laptop...Only downside is the 16GB of RAM but it is upgradable. Dell bloat takes up a good bit of that default 16."

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    The new Alienware m16 R2 gaming laptop is designed to be 15% smaller than the previous generation, with more efficient airflow, making it ideal for gaming and more, wherever you go.
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    "A Gaming Powerhouse: Alienware M16 Laptop Review...Its sleek design and premium build quality make it stand out in a sea of mundane laptops. The attention to detail, from the iconic Alienware logo to the customizable RGB lighting, screams sophistication and style. ...Nice Laptop...Only downside is the 16GB of RAM but it is upgradable. Dell bloat takes up a good bit of that default 16."

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    The new Alienware m16 R2 gaming laptop is designed to be 15% smaller than the previous generation, with more efficient airflow, making it ideal for gaming and more, wherever you go.
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