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Best High End Laptops – Expert Recommendations

September 11, 2021
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This article showcases our top picks for the Best High End Laptops. We reached out to industry leaders and experts who have contributed the suggestions within this article (they have been credited for their contributions below).

We are keen to hear your feedback on all of our content and our comment section is a moderated space to express your thoughts and feelings related (or not) to this article This list is in no particular order.

Apple 16 MacBook Pro

This product was recommended by James Costa from Jim Costa Films

The price listed is for a machine with a 2.4 GHz Intel i9 8 Core (9th Generation) processor, an 8TB SSD and an AMD Radeon Pro 5600M (8GB HBM2) graphics card. This is the top-of-the-line custom built Mac laptop available with an Intel chip. This configuration is not available off the shelf so expect a wait of 3-4 weeks for the computer to be built and shipped. Intel chips are still great and a good choice if the new M1 chips aren’t of interest to you. This computer has a 16 Retina Display with a 3072 x 1920 resolution at 226 ppi as well as 500 nits of brightness making it useful outside in sunlight, a Magic Keyboard, and a six-speaker high-fidelity sound system. The Magic Keyboard on this MacBook Pro has a redesigned scissor mechanism that delivers 1mm of key travel, so you barely need to touch the keys to type. The Touch Bar features a Retina-quality display and supports multi-touch input and acts like function keys. Touch ID is available for logging on and purchases. The computer had four Thunderbolt 3 ports the work bi-directionally and have transfer speeds of up to 40 GB/s if you want to add external peripherals, while also supporting 10 GB/s USB 3.1 and device charging. Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) is built-in for fast wireless networking and file transfer, and Bluetooth 5.0 technology will allow you to connect additional compatible peripherals.

Dell XPS 17 Creator Edition

This product was recommended by James Costa from Jim Costa Films

As priced: 10th Generation Intel® Core™ i9-10885H (16MB Cache, up to 5.3 GHz, 8 cores), Windows 10 Pro, 64-bit, NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1650 Ti 4GB GDDR6, 64GB DDR4-2933MHz, 2x32G and a 2TB M.2 PCIe NVMe Solid State Drive. This machine (as listed) is a beast from start to finish. With the 15.6” UHD display, you’ll have full 4K resolution on the InfinityEdge Touch Anti-Reflective 500-Nit screen. It even works well outside thanks to the anti-glare display. The 10th Generation Intel® Core™ i9-10885H processor combined with 64GB DDR4-2933MHz RAM mean fast render times for video editors working with graphics heavy projects and multitasking when working in multiple programs such as the Adobe Suite. The unit also had multiple Thunderbolt 3 ports for editing accessories including external speakers, mixing boards, monitors, external drives and other essentials.

Apple MacBook Air

This product was recommended by Miranda Yan from VinPit

MacBook Air is one of the strongest laptop models available with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage, a base kit that includes a 2560 × 1600 display, fingerprint scanner, 720p webcam, and scissor-switch keyboard with touch ID. This is capable of handling more intensive video and image processing workloads than virtually every other Intel-powered laptop. The Air should be fine with everybody else. It is a highly adaptable device that produces exceptional results and construction efficiency.

Asus ROG Zephyrus G14

This product was recommended by Miranda Yan from VinPit

This device comes with a 14” Full HD display and comes with 120hz refresh rate. It has the latest Ryzen 9 4900HS, which is more powerful than the 10th Gen i7-10750H. It also comes with an 8 core processor that packs a 4.30Ghz processor. It has 16GB of RAM and 1TB SSD. You will get NVIDIA Geforce RTX 2060 Max-Q with 6GB video memory making it one of the most rugged laptops of the generation.

Razer Blade 15 Advanced Edition

This product was recommended by Miranda Yan from VinPit

The device packs a 15.6” Full HD bezel-less display. It is made out of CNC aluminum which is very durable. The device is powered by the 6 Core Intern i7-8750H processor along with an NVidia GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q video card. You will get a powerful 256GB SSD and 16GB of RAM, making it a compelling device.

Dell XPS 15 9500

This product was recommended by Thao Tran from Voltcave

The Dell XPS 15 9500 is currently the best high-end laptop on the market for professionals. It has a sleek aluminum design and its 15.6-inch UHD+ screen is fantastic to work with. Media and design professionals will love its size, brightness, and color accuracy. It also comes equipped with a dedicated Nvidia GTX 1650 Ti graphics card, Intel i7 processor, and 16 gigs of RAM to comfortably handle nearly any task you throw at it. This thing is a beast.

Newest HP ENVY x360 2-in-1 Laptop

This product was recommended by Gaurav Patil from PayUOC

This laptop comes with a 15. Full HD IPS display along with protection of anti-glare for your eyes. Also, it has a WLED-backlit touchscreen with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 Display. Talking about its processor: it comes with AMD Ryzen 5 4500U with a clock speed of2.30GHz Hexa-Core Processor and can overclock up to 4.0GHz. Along with that, you will get Shared Graphics Memory of AMD Radeon Graphics. It offers 8GB of high-bandwidth RAM with which you can run multiple applications smoothly and browse all tabs at once. Talking to its storage capacity: it offers 256GB of storage solid-state drive. Ensuring that your laptop will get fast bootup and data transfer. It comes with this of the following ports: ● 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 ● 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C ● 1 x HDMI ● 1 x Combination Audio Jack ● 1 x Multi-format SD Media Card Reader It comes with an HP Wide Vision HD Camera with Integrated Dual Array Digital Microphone and HP Audio Boost 2.0 with Bang & Olufsen Dual Speakers. For your best typing experience at dark: it comes with Backlit Keyboard and Fingerprint Reader for your security and privacy. Also, it comes with a pre-installed Windows 10 Home.

HP – Spectre x360 2-in-1 15.6″ 4K Ultra HD Touch-Screen Laptop

This product was recommended by Charlotte Robinson from Robot Powered Home

A gorgeously designed machine with the latest processors and graphic cards. Won’t cause any lag or freeze when running even the most high-level software. It also comes with a stylus that will let you use it as a tablet. Other perks include an extremely comfortable keyboard, a smooth touchpad, and a premium bass-heavy audio.


This product was recommended by Charlotte Robinson from Robot Powered Home

The go-to laptop for those who want lightning-fast processing over all else. Has a full SD card slot which will let you connect a wide variety of devices. It can carry out pretty much any intense computing task at the highest frame rates and resolutions, and is excellent for video and audio editing. A bit pricey though, even given all its superb capabilities.

Alienware m15 R3 15.6inch FHD Gaming Laptop

This product was recommended by Charlotte Robinson from Robot Powered Home

It has got incredible processing power which can keep your laptop as fast as new for at least a few years. The screen resolution is fantastic and has the best colour scheme you could get on the market. It also has a very sleek design and looks absolutely gorgeous. The only con is its battery backup, and you won’t be able to stay away from a wall socket for too long.

Razer Blade Pro 17

This product was recommended by Charlotte Robinson from Robot Powered Home

Its only drawback is its weight (which is fine compared to other 17-inch screens). But for that extra weight, you will get one of the best battery backup out there and an incredibly efficient processor. Its exquisite frame rate and screen resolution will give you a very user-friendly experience. And it is the pick of the lot for hardcore gamers.

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