Acer Aspire 5942G has won PC Advisor's Best Power Laptop award for 2011.

Unless your laptop is destined never to leave your desk, you want it to be light enough to occasionally lug around. The Acer Aspire 5942G does excellent entertainment duty and offers oodles of power. You get a Blu-ray drive, a 640GB hard drive and support for DirectX 11.0 gaming, plus a 1GB ATI Radeon graphics chip. It runs 64bit Windows 7.

Runners up in the Best Power Laptop are Apple MacBook Pro 15in 2.66GHz Core i7, HP EliteBook 8440p, HP Envy 17, Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 15.

See all winners and nominees in the PC Advisor Awards 2011

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