It's easy to get a lot done in front of a desktop PC, especially when it comes to video editing. Taking full advantage of the available performance, rendering projects and making edits doesn't take very long if you have a moderately capable PC. For laptops, it's usually a different story. Portable computers can come with lesser powerful CPUs, GPUs, slower RAM, and storage. All this makes for a terrible video editing workstation, but there are viable options out there.
Community member leviathan18 took to our forum to ask for some recommended notebooks.
We recently rounded up a shortlist of devices that can be used for video editing. The main factors you need to consider is the CPU, GPU, RAM, storage, and — of course — price. Speed is everything and you need all components to work well with one another, allowing video editing suites like Adobe Premiere Pro to handle huge projects.
Rich Edmonds is Senior Editor of PC hardware at Windows Central, covering everything related to PC components and NAS. He's been involved in technology for more than a decade and knows a thing or two about the magic inside a PC chassis. You can follow him over on Twitter at @RichEdmonds.
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