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The best laptop for Producers

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Last Modified: 2012-06-22

I need some help finding the best laptop for the right price.  I want a laptop that is equipped with the performance needed to do Video Editing, like Pinnacle Studio 11, and to also be able to handle Studio Recording, like using Fruity Loops.

I am on the go a lot and I need a machine to come with me that can handle these things.  I would like to stay below $1700 dollars.  I'm looking to E.E. for recommendations and my only request is that you add some details to back up why you recommend that choice.

Thanks a bunch,

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yeah, so nobus you definitly confirmed for me that i'm going to need a lot of RAM.  I know i'll need a decent video card too.  

maratlevit, i wont need that 17'' screen.  My main reason for getting this on a laptop is because I want to edit on the road.

I did some configuring with Dell machines, I put together a pretty macho machine for $1400, but then with the warranty is another $300.  So from what you guys are telling me I know I will have to be spending big money.

I may have to just do some saving up.  This is going to be a much larger investment then I thought.

Thanks guys, you've answered my question.  and i didn't know that about using Hight Def, so you each taught me something.  I'll split the points.



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