What are the best laptops for a software engineer?

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    #1Alienware 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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    #2Dell Latitude E7470

    Dell Latitude E7470

    This high-end laptop will allow you to do everything you wish: thanks to its i7-6600U Processor and 16GB 2133MHz DDR4 Memory, everything will run smooth as silk. It is so powerful you will be able to use it to play your favorite games. 

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    #3Microsoft 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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    Virginia Hernandez
    Written on May 21, 2018
    "Excellent computer for general purpose work. I am working with the i7 with 1TB of storage - I bought the Pro 4 with i5 and 256GB and rapidly realized I under-purchased for my work."
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    #4ASUS VivoBook F510UA-AH51

    ASUS VivoBook F510UA-AH51
    The Asus VivoBook F510UA-AH51 is a reliable laptop for daily tasks, entertainment and light gaming. It is powered by an 8th Generation Intel Core i5-8250U processor and provides you with stunning graphics thanks to its Asus NanoEdge display technology.
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    Austin Porter
    Written on May 22, 2018
    "I was shopping for the best laptops for a software engineer and this one was recommended to me by a co-worker. I'm so thankful for the suggestion, because I love it!"
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    #5Dell XPS 15

    Dell XPS 15

    Dell XPS 15 is a high-performance touchscreen laptop with a 15.6-inch 4K Ultra HD display. It has an i7 Intel Core, with a 16GB RAM and 512GB SSD memory. It is equipped with a 4GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti graphics.

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    #6Acer Aspire VX 15

    Acer Aspire VX 15
    Acer Aspire VX 15 is a gaming laptop with a hard-edged design. It is powered by a 7th generation Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor, an  NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10 graphics and TrueHarmony and Dolby Audio Premium.
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    Heather Perry
    Written on May 13, 2018
    "Yahoo, this is so great for online gaming. My old laptop couldn't play at all. The price was decent for all you get. Yahoo"
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    #7Lenovo Legion Y720

    Lenovo Legion Y720

    This Lenovo Legion Y720 has the 7th generation Intel i7 processor and an 8GB RAM paired with a 256GB storage. It has a GeForce GTX 1060 6GB. Its VR-ready 15.6" display is backed up with the first Dolby Atmos PC. 

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    Scott Delgado
    Written on May 23, 2018
    "I need a laptop that is going to satisfy my needs as a software engineer. The Lenovo Legion Y720, while it has a powerful processor and decently powerful graphics, lacks the RAM needed to handle the applications I use on a daily basis. "
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    #8HP Envy 17t

    HP Envy 17t
    HP Envy 17t is a versatile and powerful laptop for everyday tasks, gaming and entertainment. It features an Intel Core i7-8550U processor and NVIDIA GeForce MX150 graphics, as well as a touchscreen and a backlit keyboard.
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    Carlos Padilla
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "Whoa that screen size would be fantastic for a software engineer. MORE CODE ON THE SCREEN! When the engineer decides to take a break from coding, he/she can relax with their favorite PC games since this will also handle those really well."

Summary

Best What are the best laptops for a software engineer
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Alienware AW17R4-7005SLV-PUS Electronics 10 Paid
2Dell Latitude E7470Electronics 9 Paid
3Microsoft Surface Pro FJR-00001Electronics 8 Paid
4ASUS VivoBook F510UA-AH51Electronics 7 Paid
5Dell XPS 15Electronics 7 Paid
6Acer Aspire VX 15Electronics 4 Paid
7Lenovo Legion Y720 Electronics 3 Paid
8HP Envy 17tElectronics 2 Paid
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