Best laptop for graphics design professional

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Please help me to choose a suitable laptop for a friend who is a graphic designer. I need a few well-recommended brands to choose from. Which particular brand of laptop is useful to the graphic designer? What minimum specification should the graphic designer look out for when buying a laptop for his business?

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Best laptop for graphics design professional


Hi Gene C Silva,

I will inform you of the best options you should consider when purchasing a laptop to be used in graphic designing.

Here are the minimum specifications you should look for when buying a laptop for graphic designing:

Operating System: Windows XP/ Mac OS X

Processor: Dual core 1 GHZ

Video: NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT

Memory: 2 GB RAM

Storage: 200 GB hard disk space

Media: Audio input and Output ports

Display resolution: 1024 x 768 minimum

Note: These are the lowest specifications that a laptop should have that would allow it to be used to do graphic design.

If you need powerful computers for graphic design, here are a few you could consider:

1. Apple MacBook Pro MD103LL/A


This laptop is currently the best option to consider if you need a smooth, hassle-free graphic design process. This laptop is powerful and packed with some of the latest technologies to aid in your endeavors. The price may be a bit high, but it is definitely worth the financial setback.

Here are its specifications:

Operating System: Mac OS X

Processor: Intel Core i7 2.30 GHZ

Memory: 4 GB DDR3 RAM

Storage: 500 GB Hard disk drive

Video: NVIDIA GeForce GT  650M

Display Resolution: 1920 x 1080

Price: 1300 – 2000 USD

2. Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p


This Windows based laptop is very versatile and multi-functional. It operates quietly and manages high definition graphics quite comfortably. If your friend is leaning towards the Windows side, then this laptop would fulfill all his needs. This laptop would definitely be a good buy.

The specifications are:

Operating System: Windows 8

Processor: Intel Core i7 2.40 GHZ

Memory: 8 GB DDR3 RAM

Storage: 1000 GB Hard disk drive

Video: NVIDIA GeForce GT  650M

Display Resolution: 1920 x 1080

Price: 900 – 1300 USD

The laptops shown above are at the top of their class. According to reviews given by current users, these laptops out perform other models within their price range. The choice you make will definitely depend on your budget and also your personal preferences. Shop wisely.

Thank you


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