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What's The Best Laptops For Video Editing

Alexander Halford
Alexander Halford Originally published Jun 14, 22, updated Sep 02, 22

Choosing the right laptop for video editing can be quite scary, but it doesn’t mean you have to spend a fortune to start out. A few years ago, desktop computers were more appropriate for running top video editing software like Adobe Premiere Pro, DaVinci Resolve, VEGAS Pro because they need more powerful hardware.

Times have changed and a lightweight, powerful laptop is now a perfect alternative for a desktop computer.

In this article
  1. Acer Predator Triton 300 SE
  2. Dell XPS 17 (2021)
  3. Apple MacBook Pro M1 (2022)
  4. Microsoft Surface Book 3
  5. Razer Blade 15
  6. Asus ProArt Studiobook 16 OLED
The Best Laptops For Video Editing
The Best Laptops For Video Editing

1. Acer Predator Triton 300 SE

Acer Predator Triton 300 SE
Acer Predator Triton 300 SE
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Tips: This powerful Acer laptop is perfect for everyday tasks and will run your video editing software super smooth. With its powerful Intel i7 processor that holds a 3.30 GHz speed, editing video content will feel like never before.

It holds a GeForce RTX 3060 graphics card that has a 6 GB memory capacity for fluent playback, along with 16 GB of DDR4 SDRAM memory so you have no problem running other programs in the background besides your video editing application. This laptop is equipped with a 1 TB solid state drive for your storage. The monitor has a 1920x1080 resolution with a whopping 144Hz refresh rate.

2. Dell XPS 17 (2021)

Dell XPS 17 (2021)
Dell XPS 17 (2021)

When it comes to Dell, people tend to make jokes about the brand, but they have really stepped up their game hardware-wise. This laptop doesn’t standardly hold factory components meaning that you can completely customize your configuration on the specifications. Your options for your solid state drive are 512 GB or 1 TB capacity. Your options for processors are an Intel i5-11400H, an Intel i7-11800H or an Intel i9-11900H.

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Tips: For the RAM memory, you can choose between 8, 16 or 32 GB. Besides the hardware specifications, your options for the operating system are Windows 10 Home, Windows 10 Professional, Windows 11 Home or Windows 11 Professional.

3. Apple MacBook Pro M1 (2022)

Apple MacBook Pro M1 (2022)
Apple MacBook Pro M1 (2022)

The workstation we will list next is one of the most powerful devices out there. The Apple MacBook Pro M1 holds a powerful M1 Pro chip, has an 8-core CPU with 6 performance cores and 2 efficiency cores. GPU-wise, you got 14 cores. A 16-core Neutral Engine and 2000GB/s memory bandwidth.

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Tips: You have different options for your RAM memory, starting at 16 which is configurable all the way up to 32 GB with the M1 Pro or M1 Max, and 64 GB for the M1 Max. In terms of the graphics card.

4. Microsoft Surface Book 3

Microsoft Surface Book 3
Microsoft Surface Book 3

Meet the laptop that will meet your big demands! This Microsoft Surface Book 3 holds the speed, visual aspects and also gaming options easily! This model is available in both 13.5” and 15’. The display specifications are a 3000x2000 resolution, or a 3240x2160 with either 267 PPI, or 260 PPI. It holds a Intel i5 1035G7 or an i7 1065G7 processor depending on your wishes.

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Tips: The RAM capacity is 16 GB and is upgradable to 32 GB for more heavy projects and needs. Depending on which model you buy, the solid state drive holds 256 GB, 512 GB, or 1 TB, or even up to 2 TB on the 15” model.

5. Razer Blade 15

Razer Blade 15
Razer Blade 15
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Tips: The Razer Blade 15 has excellent build quality. Not only is Razer known for robust hardware quality for keyboards and mice, but they also have great and powerful laptops. This Razer Blade 15 features two M.2 ports. So if you're able to remove the laptop's bottom panel and solid state drive cover, inserting another drive should be quite easy to do.

Just keep in mind that you should use single-sided modules because double-sided M.2 sticks will not fit. It comes with a 15.6-inch 240Hz QHD display, which gives you a great balance of size and resolution. Razer offers the most recent 12th-gen Intel H-series processors and the Nvidia RTX 30-series graphics cards. The display resolution is.

6. Asus ProArt Studiobook 16 OLED

Asus ProArt Studiobook 16 OLED
Asus ProArt Studiobook 16 OLED

Let’s talk Asus. It’s absolutely a considerable option. This laptop comes with an Intel Xeon W-11955M 8x2.6 GHz. The graphics card equipped is a Nvidia RTX A5000 Laptop GPU. The monitor resolution is 3840x2400 pixels with a whopping 283 PPI.

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Tips: You can upgrade your RAM up to 64 GB of DDR4 depending on your wants and needs. We believe that this is a very solid option as it will be able to handle all your projects very effortlessly.
Alexander Halford
Alexander Halford Sep 02, 22
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