23 June 2013 by

Whether it be HD video editing or playing high-end games, laptops having cutting edge hardware deliver incredible performance. The best high performance notebooks are used in computing, coding, gaming, designing and multimedia. These laptops produced by the manufacturers namely Apple, HP, Asus, Lenovo and Dell can be expensive with price ranging above $1000.

Features and specifications:
The best high performance laptops have Intel Core i7 processors and at least 4GB installed RAM. These laptops have fast processors operating at speed greater than 2 GHz. Also, hard drives with large capacity are included in the top rated high performance laptops. You can opt for laptops with flash based SSD (Solid State Drive) for faster access to system data. High performance flash based SSD consume less power when compared to HDD.

Options from manufacturers:

  • At present, Apple MacBooks are the top rated high performance notebooks available with high-resolution retina displays of 13 inch and 15 inch. The 15 inch expensive Macbooks have core i7 processors along with integrated Intel HD Graphics and NVIDIA GeForce GT graphic processors. If you are looking for better performance in your tasks of video editing, music production, design and architecture, these MacBooks are highly recommended.
  • If you need high performance ultrabooks for business activities which can accompany you during travel, Lenovo and Samsung have lightweight laptops with durable design. You can use these Lenovo notebooks for videoconferencing because of the excellent webcams and microphones owned by them.
  • Acer laptops could be your choice with SSD for high performance and for more productivity dual-screen laptops from Asus would do great.

Choosing the best high performance notebook for you would be simpler with our product listing based on the top rated reviews from around the web.

Razer Blade (2014)


1. Razer Blade (2014)    $1,900

Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro Convertible Ultrabook


2. Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro    $1,800

HP Omen 15


3. HP Omen 15    $1,600

Apple MacBook Pro 13.3 in. ME866LL/A Laptop


4. Apple MacBook Pro 13 inch (Oct'13)    $1,800

Samsung Ativ Book 9 2014 Edition


5. Samsung Ativ Book 9 2014 Edition    $1,400

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