What are the best high-speed laptops for computer programming?

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    #1Acer Predator 17 G9-793-79V5

    Acer Predator 17 G9-793-79V5

    Acer Predator 17 G9-793-79V5 is a 17.3-inch gaming laptop with upgraded 1TB solid state drive (SSD). This runs with Intel i7 7700HQ processor Quad-core, includes a DVD-writer, and 16GB DDR4 SDRAM.

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    Thomas Jensen
    Written on May 17, 2018
    "The first Laptop I owned was an acer. It was great, I had a couple of issues with it but was able to get it worked out"
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    #2Acer Aspire S13

    Acer Aspire S13

    Fast, thin and powerful, Acer Aspire S13 is the perfect partner to do your everyday activities. It features a 7Th Generation Intel Core i7-7500U processor and a 13.3 inch full HD multi-touch widescreen. This laptop offers you up to 13 hours of battery life.

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    #3Lenovo ThinkPad P50

    Lenovo ThinkPad P50

    Lenovo ThinkPad P50 is a laptop manufactured by Lenovo as part of the ThinkPad series. It has an Intel i7 6700HQ processor, 64GB RAM, 2TB SSD and Windows 7 Pro operating system.

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    Alan Sanders
    Written on May 22, 2018
    "This computer handles functioning like a work horse. The base model (i7, 8GB ram, 500HDD) is slightly weak and may need upgrades. Put in a 500GB SSD and add 16 GB Ram for a total of 24GB RAM. The system s is upgradeable to 64 GB. Also has 2 more slots for Hard drives."
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    #4Samsung NP940Z5L-X01US

    Samsung NP940Z5L-X01US

    The Samsung ATIV Book 9 Pro 15.6" is an Ultra HD touch-screen laptop that features the Intel Core i7-6700HQ, 8Gb Memory, 265 Gb of internal storage and the NVIDIA GTX 950M. 

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    Jerry Black
    Written on May 22, 2018
    "Not a bad little machine for programming. I came from an era where all you needed was a text editor and a compiler, so I'm really happy with any computer which goes beyond that. This one definitely does. The processor is fast and the memory is adequate, though the hard drive is a little smaller than I would have liked."
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    #5HP Spectre 13

    HP Spectre 13
    The HP Spectre 13 is a laptop with a 13.3." touchscreen display. Touted as the world's thinnest laptop at 10.4 mm and 2.45 lb, the Spectre 13 also comes with USB type-C ports, Intel Core i7, with up to 11 hours of battery life.
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    Evelyn Romero
    Written on May 19, 2018
    "I do a lot of computer programing so I have to love my computer. I decided to try the HP Spectre 13. While I like the weight and size of the computer, the screen is just too small. I think this computer may work for some, but it didn't work for me. "
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    #6ASUS ROG Strix GL703VD

    ASUS ROG Strix GL703VD
    Asus ROG Strix GL703VD is a slim and powerful laptop with advanced features, including a 7th-generation Intel Core i7-7700HQ quad-core 2.8GHz, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 graphics, a RGB customizable keyboard and USB 3.1 ports.
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    Gerardo Chávez
    Written on May 12, 2018
    "Ive been a pc gamer for many years but my laptop gave out a few months ago and I needed a new laptop to run my favorite games. This laptop is excellent, it has all the right specs, a dedicated nvida graphics card so it can handle anything thrown at it, a powerful quadcore Intel CPU, and 16 gigs of DDR4 ram. Now I can play league of legends, overwatch, destiny 2 in very high frame rates without any hardware issues. "
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    #7Microsoft Surface Pro FJR-00001

    Microsoft Surface Pro FJR-00001

    The Microsoft Surface Pro FJR-00001 is a laptop computer equipped with a 2.6GHz Apple A4 processor. It has a 4GB RAM, a 128GB flash memory solid-state hard drive, an Intel Graphics co-processor, and runs on Windows 10 Professional.

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    Theresa Baker
    Written on May 12, 2018
    "The Surface Pro is a great programming laptop! It is super fast. The solid-state harddrive gives the system a great boost, so I can multitask and not experience lag. Windows 10 professional has plenty of resources for daily use, along with helping me keep my programming projects organized. "
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    #8Dell Inspiron B071L8GN9G

    Dell Inspiron B071L8GN9G

    Dell Inspiron B071L8GN9G is a powerful laptop equipped with an Intel Core i7 processor and an Intel Graphics 620 Card that provides you with fantastic visual effects, perfect for games, movies and photos.

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    Charles Collins
    Written on May 14, 2018
    "I like this laptop from a programmers perspective. It has great speed and muscle that helps me chomp though the grittiest code. It's processor speed and amount of on board memory is great for quickly compiling large amounts of code quickly. This is the best coding laptop money can buy."
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    #9Dell Inspiron 15 3000

    Dell Inspiron 15 3000

    The Dell Inspiron 15 3000 has a 15.6-inch 1366x768 HD display, an Intel i3-7100U processor, 16GB of RAM, and a 256GB SSD for storage. It features Integrated Intel HD graphics 620, a DVD R/W drive, and a USB 3.0 port.

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    Doris Ramos
    Written on May 12, 2018
    "Very fast laptop for programming! This laptop would fit any programming needs. It's also got a touchscreen which is a plus. I thought I wouldn't, but I use the touchscreen all the time. In fact when I use my other laptop I find myself touching the screen because I forget it doesn't have one. This has been a real workhorse for me and it's a great price!"
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    #10ASUS K501UW-AB78

    ASUS K501UW-AB78

    ASUS K501UW-AB78 is laptop powered by an i7 Intel Core processor, this all-around laptop is so powerful you will be able to play your favorite video games with it. Featuring an enhanced connectivity system, thanks to its robust cooling system.

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    Katherine Ruiz
    Written on May 23, 2018
    "This is a fantastic Asus laptop with quite a few bells and whistles. Although designed for gaming, it will work very well for computer programming as well."
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    #11ASUS UX330UA-AH54

    ASUS UX330UA-AH54

    The ASUS UX330UA-AH54 is a 13.3 inches LCD ultraportable laptop that features the Intel Core i5 Processor, 256Gb of SSD internal storage, backlit keyboard, a fingerprint scanner for unlocking the computer and pre-loaded Windows 10. 

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    Henry Little
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "If you're looking for small but powerful laptop then The ASUS UX330UA-AH54 is for you. It comes with the core I 5 processor, 8 GB of memory and has a 13.3 inch screen. It also has a 256 GB SSD making it powerful and fast enough for any task."
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    #12Alienware AW17R4-7005SLV-PUS

    Alienware AW17R4-7005SLV-PUS
    7th generation i7 core, 16 GB RAM, 17.3 inches of screen... this laptop will bring you the ultimate gaming experience for a rather fair prize. Using the Tobii eye tracking technology, you will get deeper immersion in the game. 



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    Thomas Brooks
    Written on May 14, 2018
    "I used this computer and it is great. It has the newest i7 processor which is great for computer programing. It can help speed up creating computer programs."

Summary

Best What are the best high-speed laptops for computer programming
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Acer Predator 17 G9-793-79V5Electronics 13 Paid
2Acer Aspire S13Electronics 10 Paid
3Lenovo ThinkPad P50Electronics 9 Paid
4Samsung NP940Z5L-X01USElectronics 7 Paid
5HP Spectre 13Electronics 6 Paid
6ASUS ROG Strix GL703VDElectronics 5 Paid
7Microsoft Surface Pro FJR-00001Electronics 2 Paid
8Dell Inspiron B071L8GN9GElectronics 2 Paid
9Dell Inspiron 15 3000Electronics 1 Paid
10ASUS K501UW-AB78Electronics 1 Paid
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