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Laptop for: Camtasia, Audio production, light photoshop and writing.

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Hi guys,

I wrote a previous post on a power effecient Laptop and That's still my goal but during
the post i realized some things: I want a laptop that can do 1080P video editing, a bit of photo editing too since it's easier with a mobile laptop than a desktop PC.


The laptop requirements
* run windows 10 smoth
* Light video editing in Camtasia (Just 1080P, not 4K)
* Recording music (doesn't require much more than a good I5 CPU, no GPU - most laptops can function for audio recording)
* Maybe some light photoshop at times (this needs no dedicated GPU, just a good CPU with built in GPU)
* Good for doing writin - a good keyboard
* Doesn't get too hot.
* Screen size "12-15"

So basically It's not meant for GPU demanding tasks such as Adobe Premiere Pro.

CPU: I Probably need an 8 Gen i5 (i7 are more power hungry and get warmer and i don't need it) and power effecient (perhaps U-models instead of H-models), I do think 4 Cores (quad core) is recommended over dual core for my purpose.

GPU: I read that you can turn off your GPU and let the computer rely on a CPU graphics, that could be smart since i could turn off the GPU 80% of the time when surfing the web. But is a dedicated GPU really nessecery for my needs?

My budget: $700 and i could buy it used.

I have a lenovo X200s (old). I love the kyboard and that it's quiet at IDLE, but it's old and i need a new laptop.

I wrote this in a new post since I can nows state my needs more specifically and a budget than in the previous post where i was still learning as the post grew.
 
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You should add those requirements to your other thread instead having two threads.
 
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You should add those requirements to your other thread instead having two threads.
It's just that it doesn't really match the post headline "powe effecient computer TDP =15W but I will do it anyway :)
 

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It's just that it doesn't really match the post headline "powe effecient computer TDP =15W but I will do it anyway :)
So which one you would rather keep because I will close one because they are, as someone already pointed out, duplicates.
 
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