― What are some of the best laptops under $800? It sure would be great if you can find one that's not going to break your arm and leg just so you can buy it, but also if it can deliver the performance that you need. ∙ True, there are a lot of them that do come cheap, but not all of them are worth the bucks you spend for them. Worst, some function so bad that you end up spending more because you invested in a cheap unit. Nonetheless, this is not ∙ .