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Best Video Editing Laptop

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If you're serous about video editing on a notebook. Macbook Pro
If you're just playing around than almost any descent PC will do
 
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@Mitchie123 - Sorry for my part in the distractions. As noted in my first post in this thread, I think you are wise to go with SSD and at least 8GB of RAM. But we still need to know your budget and preferred screen size in order to offer you specific advice. Also important is whether or not long battery run times are important to you or not.

Jetster has a point. For serious video editing, you should at least consider a Mac. See this to help you decide: Mac vs. PC for Video Editing in 2019. Here's a decent video too: Mac vs PC for Video Editing: Which is best for you?! I note this video also mentions a Dell XPS.

It might also help us help you better if we knew which video editing software you will be using.

Just because a desktop will do it faster does not mean that a notebook can't do it and can't replace it.
:( As I stated 4 times previously in posts 3, 13, and 20, "it is not about performance capability" and "notebook makers can pack the performance into notebook cases."

I also said, "if mobility is a requirement", then "by all means, a notebook is the way to go."

Since those comments keep falling on deaf ears, and in the interest of heeding 95Viper's suggestions, there's no reason to debate it further. Apologies again to Mitchie123.

Edit comment: Fixed a couple typos.
 
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