Updated on 2 August 2013 by

If you are using a notebook for playing games and some serious programming, you need a performing machine and that needs resources like internal memory (RAM), processor and processor speed. The best performance notebook uses at least 4 GB RAM and implement Intel Core i5 or Intel Core i7 processors at a speed greater than 2 GHz.

Our list of best performance laptops of 2013 are the thin and light laptops which implement Intel/AMD processor and come from brands like HP, Toshiba and Sony.


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Apple MacBook Pro 15-Inch (2015)
Apple MacBook Pro 13-Inch (2015)
Microsoft Surface Book
Microsoft Surface Pro 4
Dell Chromebook 11 Non-Touch
Apple MacBook Pro 15-Inch (2015)
Apple MacBook Pro 13-Inch (2015)
Microsoft Surface Book
Microsoft Surface Pro 4
Dell Chromebook 11 Non-Touch
$1,725 - $3,499
$1,299 - $2,449
$1,499 - $5,000
$897 - $1,299
$269 - $427
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Release Date
Sep 2015
Feb 2015
Sep 2015
Sep 2015
Jul 2015
Processor Speed
2.2 GHz
2.7 GHz
2.4 GHz
2.4 GHz
2.16 GHz
Installed RAM
16384.0 MB
8192.0 MB
8192.0 MB
4096.0 MB
4096.0 MB
Display
15.4 inches, Widescreen, 2880 x 1800
13.3 inches, Widescreen, 2560 x 1600
13.5 inches, Widescreen, 3000 x 2000
12.3 inches, Standard, 2736 x 1824
11.6 inches, Widescreen, 1366 x 768
Hard Drive
256 GB, SSD, Flash storage
128 GB, Flash storage
256 GB, SSD
16 GB, SSD
Installed Memory
16 GB
8 GB
8 GB, 8 GB
4 GB
Operating System
Mac OS X Yosemite
Apple OS X El Capitan
Windows 10
Google Chrome OS
Processor
2.2 GHz, Intel Core i7-4770HQ
2.7 GHz, Intel Core i5-5257U
2.4 GHz, Intel Core i5-6300U
2.4 GHz, Intel Core m3
2.16 GHz, Intel Celeron N2840
Laptop Type
Media, Business, Small Business, Desktop Replacement, SSD, Flash storage
Ultraportable
Ultraportable, Tablet
Value
Display
72% Positive
28% Negative
84% Positive
16% Negative
100% Positive
100% Positive
30% Positive
70% Negative
Keypad
75% Positive
25% Negative
75% Positive
25% Negative
50% Positive
50% Negative
33% Positive
67% Negative
71% Positive
29% Negative
Connectivity
37% Positive
63% Negative
60% Positive
40% Negative
100% Negative
100% Negative
Performance
85% Positive
15% Negative
85% Positive
15% Negative
77% Positive
23% Negative
66% Positive
34% Negative
50% Positive
50% Negative
Look and Feel
83% Positive
17% Negative
50% Positive
50% Negative
88% Positive
12% Negative
62% Positive
38% Negative
62% Positive
38% Negative
Battery
100% Positive
100% Positive
75% Positive
25% Negative
20% Positive
80% Negative
100% Positive
Storage
40% Positive
60% Negative
40% Positive
60% Negative
100% Positive
Gaming
60% Positive
40% Negative
20% Positive
80% Negative
100% Positive
100% Positive
Applications
66% Positive
34% Negative
100% Positive
100% Positive
100% Positive
Price
100% Negative
100% Negative
33% Positive
67% Negative
100% Positive
Speaker
100% Positive
75% Positive
25% Negative
100% Negative
100% Positive
83% Positive
17% Negative

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