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Want to know how we picked the best upgradeable laptop on the market? It was not easy: we considered such aspects as price, material, selection of colors, and many more characteristics. We tried to cover every important detail, but if you think we missed something — let us know about it!

Picking the most suitable upgradeable laptop is a hard task. Manufacturers from all over the world release hundreds of new models every year. If you want to save some of your precious time, use our rating list of the best upgradeable laptop! We picked top models with the best price/quality ratio to help you make the right choice.

Top of Upgradeable Laptop of 2018

Name and Features Image Rating Details
1. MSI GL62M 7RDX-1408 15.6 Full HD Thin
Latest 7th generation intel core i7-7700hq (2.8-3.8ghz).
MSI GL62M 7RDX-1408 15.6 Full HD Thin
4.8
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2. Lenovo IdeaPad 710S 13.3 FHD IPS
Intel dual-core i7-6560u 2.2ghz processor (turbo boost up to 3.2ghz, 4mb cache), jbl stereo speakers with dolby audio premium with dual microphones, intel iris graphics 540.
Lenovo IdeaPad 710S 13.3  FHD IPS
4.5
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3. Lenovo Thinkpad T470 Business Laptop
500 gb 7200 rpm hdd, 8 gb 2400 mhz ddr4 (seal is opened for upgrade only) (max 32gb), integrated intel hd graphics 520.
Lenovo Thinkpad T470 Business Laptop
4.5
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4. Lenovo Thinkpad T430 Intel Core i5 2.6GHz 8GB DDR3 240G SSD DVD Windows 10 Professional 64 Bit
Intel core i5 3320m 2.6g.
Lenovo Thinkpad T430 Intel Core i5 2.6GHz 8GB DDR3 240G SSD DVD Windows 10 Professional 64 Bit
4.0
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5. Lenovo ThinkPad W541 (Budget Pick)
15.6 inch, fhd (1920×1080) resolution screen.
Lenovo ThinkPad W541
4.0
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6. 2016 Toshiba Satellite S55t 15.6-inch Full Hd Touchscreen Gaming Laptop
12gb ddr3l 1600mhz (not user upgradeable) memory, 1tb 5400 rpm serial ata hybrid ssd with 128gb m.2 ssd.
2016 Toshiba Satellite S55t 15.6-inch Full Hd Touchscreen Gaming Laptop
3.5
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7. 2017 Lenovo Thinkpad T470 14 Inch Flagship Laptop (Best Eco-Friendly)
16gb upgraded ddr3 memory ram, 256gb solid state drive (ssd).
2017 Lenovo Thinkpad T470 14 Inch Flagship Laptop
3.3
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8. Toshiba C55d Laptop
15.6″ led-backlit tft high-definition widescreen display.
Toshiba C55d Laptop
3.3
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№ 1. MSI GL62M 7RDX-1408 15.6 Full HD Thin and Light Performance Gaming Laptop Computer Quad Core I7-7700hq, Geforce Gtx 1050 2g Graphics, 8gb Dram, 128gb Ssd+1tb Hard Drive Steelseries Red Backlit Kb
 

Ease of use
5/5
 

Versatility
4/5
 

Construction
5/5
 

Value
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.8
MSI GL62M 7RDX-1408 10.2 x 15.1 x 1.1 inches 9 pounds
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Other features: thin and light for gaming anywhere. Graphics card: latest nvidia’s geforce gtx 1050 2g gddr5 graphics that allow you to game at high settings for almost all games. Special features: cooler boost 4, steel series keyboard, nahimic audio enhancer, steel series single color red backlight. Ram: 8gb ddr4 2400mhz (upgradeable to 32gb), hard drive: 128gb ssd m.2 sata + 1tb (sata) 5400rpm. Processor: latest 7th generation intel core i7-7700hq (2.8-3.8ghz). Display: 15.6″ full hd edp ips-level 1920×1080, operating system: windows 10.

 

 
PROS
Graphics card
Special features
Other features
CONS
I could not find a single drawback.
 

 

 
№ 2. Lenovo IdeaPad 710S 13.3 FHD IPS (1920×1080) Anti-glare Display Laptop Pc, Intel I7-6560u 2.2ghz, 8gb Sdram, 256gb Ssd, Bluetooth, Intel Iris Graphics 540, Backlit Keyboard, Windows 10
 

Ease of use
5/5
 

Versatility
4/5
 

Construction
5/5
 

Value
4/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.5
Lenovo Lenovo IdeaPad 710S 12.1 x 8.4 x 0.6 inches 4.5 pounds
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Windows 10 home 64-bit, weighs only 2.6 lbs color: silver. Intel dual band wireless-ac 8260, bluetooth 4.0, micro-hdmi.2 x usb 3.0, headphone output/microphone input combo. 8gb lpddr3 1866mhz sdram (ram not upgradeable).256gb m.2 solid state drive, built in webcam 720p 1mp.4-in-1 memory card reader. Intel dual-core i7-6560u 2.2ghz processor (turbo boost up to 3.2ghz.4mb cache), jbl stereo speakers with dolby audio premium with dual microphones, intel iris graphics 540. 13.3-inch full hd (1920 x 1080)led backlight anti-glare widescreen ips 16: 9 aspect ratio display, backlit keyboard, buttonless touchpad.

 

 
PROS
Windows 10 home 64-bit
Intel dual-core i7-6560u 2.2ghz processor
13.3-inch full hd
Intel dual b
8gb lpddr3 1866mhz sdram
CONS
Housing material smells disgusting.
 

What warranty period is considered optimal for upgradeable laptop?

In the most cases, two-year long warranty period is considered as optimal for upgradeable laptop. upgradeable laptophave a tendency to lose their quality with time. Replacing old upgradeable laptopwith a new model is a much better option than an overpriced lifetime warranty.

 

 
№ 3. Lenovo Thinkpad T470 Business Laptop : 14 Anti-glare Led-backlit (1366×768), Intel Core I5-6200u, 500gb Hdd, 8gb Ddr4, Fingerprint Reader, Windows 7 Pro Upgradeable Windows 10 Pro
 

Ease of use
5/5
 

Versatility
5/5
 

Construction
3/5
 

Value
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.5
Lenovo ThinkPad T470 Business Laptop 9.2 x 13.2 x 0.8 inches 5.7 pounds
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Intel wireless 8260ac (2×2) + bluetooth v4.1, fingerprint reader, hd 720p webcam. 500 gb 7200 rpm hdd.8 gb 2400 mhz ddr4 (seal is opened for upgrade only) (max 32gb), integrated intel hd graphics 520. Windows 7 professional 64-bit upgradeable to windows 10 professional 64-bit. Intel core i5-6200u 2.30 ghz processor (turbo 2.80 ghz.2 cores 4 threads.3mb smartcache). 14.0″ hd (1366×768), anti-glare, led backlight.220 nits.16: 9 aspect ratio.400: 1 contrast ratio.

 

 
PROS
Windows 7 professional 64-bit upgradeable
Intel core i5-6200u 2.30 ghz processor
500 gb 7200 rpm hdd.8 gb 2400 mhz ddr4
Intel wireless 8260ac
CONS
Looks good, but the performance is below average.
It is made from cheap and flimsy materials.
 

How long does the warranty lasts for a decent upgradeable laptop?

You should buy upgradeable laptopfrom brands with customer-friendly warranty policy. Trustworthy upgradeable laptop manufacturers offer two-year or even longer warranty period. You would not have any problems in case of any issues — simply take a broken product to the service center to get it replaced or fixed.

 

 
 

Ease of use
4/5
 

Versatility
3/5
 

Construction
5/5
 

Value
4/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.0
Lenovo 9.1 x 13.8 x 1.2 inches 9 pounds
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Cpu: intel core i5 3320m 2.6g. This certified refurbished product is tested and certified to look and work like new. The refurbishing process includes functionality testing, basic cleaning, inspection, and repackaging. The product ships with all relevant accessories, a minimum 90-day warranty, and may arrive in a generic box. Only select sellers who maintain a high performance bar may offer certified refurbished products on amazon.

 

 
PROS
This certified refurbished product is tested
1 year warranty
CONS
The product will not survive a fall.
 

 

 
№ 5. Lenovo ThinkPad W541 (20ef000nus) Laptop: I7-4810mq (up to 3.8 Ghz), 15.6 Inch Fhd Screen, 8 Gb Ram, 256 Gb Ssd, Nvidia Quadro K1100m, Win 7 Pro 64
 

Ease of use
5/5
 

Versatility
5/5
 

Construction
3/5
 

Value
3/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.0
Lenovo 20EF000NUS 20.6 x 12.9 x 3.1 inches 8.65 pounds
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8 gb ram (upgradeable up to 32 gb).256 gb ssd drive, dvd multiburner.720p webcam.9-cell high capacity battery.7260 ac wifi and bluetooth. 15.6 inch, fhd (1920×1080) resolution screen. 300 nits.500: 1 contrast ratio. 4th generation intel core i7-4810mq quad core processor (2.8 ghz base.3.8 ghz max turbo.6mb cache). Windows 7 pro 64-bit preinstalled through windows 8.1 pro downgrade rights – eligible for windows 10 pro upgrade. Intel hd graphics 4600 graphics in processor and nvidia quadro k1100m (2gb) dedicated graphics card.

 

 
PROS
Intel hd graphics 4600 graphics in processor
4th generation intel core i7-4810mq quad core processor
CONS
It stopped working after three months of use.
 

 

 
№ 6. 2016 Toshiba Satellite S55t 15.6-inch Full Hd Touchscreen Gaming Laptop (intel Core I7-6700hq Processor, 12gb Ram, 1tb Hdd +128gb Ssd, Nvidia Geforce Gtx 950m, Windows 10)
 

Ease of use
5/5
 

Versatility
2/5
 

Construction
2/5
 

Value
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.5
Toshiba s55t 15 x 0.9 x 10.2 inches 7.76 pounds
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6th generation intel skylake core i7-6700hq quad-core processor.2.6ghz up to 3.50 ghz.6m cache, nvidia geforce gtx 950m dedicated graphics with nvidia optimus technology with 4gb of ddr3 memory. Windows 10 home 64 bit, battery life up to 6 hours. 12gb ddr3l 1600mhz (not user upgradeable) memory.1tb 5400 rpm serial ata hybrid ssd with 128gb m.2 ssd; no optical drive. Backlit keyboard, frameless trutype keyboard with 10-key led backlit one touch function keys, wi-fi wireless networking (802.11ac), bluetooth, hdmi with 4k ultra hd output capability.10/100/1000 lan (rj-45), hdmi.3xusb 3.0, built-in stereo speakers, dts sound, hd webcam with trutalktm dual microphones.4 cell 45wh lithium ion battery pack (non user replaceable), power: 120w (19v 6.3a) 100-240v/50-60hz, dimension 14.96 x 10.2 x 0.92″ (380 x259 x 23.4mm), weight 5.2lbs.

15.6″ diagonal widescreen trubrite led backlit touchscreen at 1920 x 1080 native resolution (fhd), native support for 1080p content 16: 9 aspect ratio; intel wireless display ready.

 

 
PROS
Backlit keyboard
12gb ddr3l 1600mhz
Windows 10 home 64 bit
CONS
Smelled disgusting during the first days of use.
 

 

 
№ 7. 2017 Lenovo Thinkpad T470 14 Inch Flagship Laptop (intel Core I5-6200u Up to 2.8ghz, 16gb Ram, 256gb Ssd, Intel Hd 520, Wifi, Webcam, Hdmi, Windows 7 Professional) (upgradeable Windows 10 Pro)
 

Ease of use
3/5
 

Versatility
4/5
 

Construction
2/5
 

Value
4/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.3
UpgradePro Lenovo T470 14.8 x 1.1 x 10 inches 5.5 pounds
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Windows 7 professional installed with licence upgradable to windows 10 professional.1-year upgradepro limited warranty,, view description and warranty section below for more details. 16gb upgraded ddr3 memory ram.256gb solid state drive (ssd). 14 inch anti-glare hd (1366×768) with intel hd graphics 520 and webcam; bluetooth: yes / front camera/webcam: yes / finger print reader: yes / hdmi: yes. Intel 3165 ac wifi + bluetooth 4.0, fingerprint reader ; 6 cell long lasting battery. Intel 6th gen core i5-6200u (dual core.2.3ghz, up to 2.8ghz.3mb.1600mhz).

 

 
PROS
14 inch anti-glare hd
Intel 3165 ac wifi + bluetooth 4.0
Intel 6th gen core i5-6200u
Windows 7 professional installed
16gb upgraded ddr3 memory ram.256gb solid state drive
CONS
Lacks durability.
 

 

 
№ 8. Toshiba C55d Laptop 15.6 Hd Display Amd Quad-core A8-6410 Accelerated Processor 4gb Memory 1tb Hard Drive Dvd Rw Wifi Webcam Windows 8.1 Jet Black
 

Ease of use
5/5
 

Versatility
2/5
 

Construction
3/5
 

Value
3/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.3
Toshiba 15 x 1.1 x 10.2 inches 8 pounds
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Dvd rw/cd-rw drive; hd webcam with microphone; wlan 802.11b/g/n; no bluetooth (no antenna); 10/100 ethernet lan; 45w (19v 2.37a) auto-sensing.100-240v / 50-60hz input; lithium ion (45wh.4-cell), not user replaceable. No smartcard reader slot; memory card reader; 1-usb (3.0) port.2-usb (2.0) ports; rgb port. Amd quad-core a8-6410 accelerated processor with amd radeon r5 graphics; windows 8.1 64-bit. 15.6″ led-backlit tft high-definition widescreen display. 4gb ddr3l 1600mhz (memory is not user upgradeable, factory installed only); 1.0tb (5400 rpm, serial ata).

 

 
PROS
Amd quad-core a8-6410 accelerated processor
Dvd rw/cd-rw drive
15.6″ led-backlit tft high-definition widescreen display
No smartcard reader slot
4gb ddr3l 1600mhz
CONS
Requires a special cleanser.
 

What do I have to do in order to get a refund for a upgradeable laptop?

Shop has a customer-friendly return policy, which means that you will not have any difficulties returning your money. If there is something wrong with your upgradeable laptop, you only need to contact the customer support and ask for a refund. However, you should carefully read the item’s description before buying a upgradeable laptop.

What are the risks of buying a upgradeable laptop online?

Nowadays, online shopping is completely safe. In fact, it might even be safer than regular shopping, since you do not have to leave your home to buy products you need. There is nothing dangerous in buying upgradeable laptop. After all, you can always get a refund if you will not like the model you bought or you received it in a malfunctioning condition.

What are your reviews based on?

We considered so many factors that it is nearly impossible to tell you about all of them. Believe us, we did not forget about anything. Price, material, user score, and other characteristics of upgradeable laptopwere used to create this TOP list. We tried our best to help you choose the best upgradeable laptop!

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