What are the best laptops for coding and programming under 1000 US dollars?

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    #1ASUS 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.

    *NO LONGER AVAILABLE*

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    Ethan Riley
    Written on May 19, 2018
    "'ve had it for less than 8 months and it already freezes on me while I play League of Legends (frozen to the point where it doesn't even respond to ctrl-alt-del), an ancient game any modern non-gaming laptop shouldn't have problems running. It also freezes while viewing the web. Not on pages using high amounts of javascript or with tons of data like YouTube. Just pages with a few ads and some text that my 2005 laptop has no problems loading or navigating. I am not impressed with Asus and I will never buy an Asus product again."
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    #2Dell i7559-763BLK

    Dell i7559-763BLK
    Dell i7559-763BLK is a laptop specially designed for gaming and entertainment. It features multi-tasking 6Th Generation Intel i5 Quad-Core processors and NVIDIA Geforce GTX 960M graphics, as well as a thermal cooling design to allow you to play for hours.
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    Kathy Perry
    Written on May 19, 2018
    "Having tried many Dells before, I started with low expectations. I'm pleased to say that it's much better than I expected. I haven't experienced any lag. Games play well. Internet browsing is smooth. "
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    #3Acer Aspire E5-575G-53VG

    Acer Aspire E5-575G-53VG

    Acer Aspire E5-575G-53VG is a powerful and versatile laptop for every-day users. It features a 6th Generation Intel Core i5 processor, a Full HD widescreen and NVIDIA graphics, as well as USB-C ports. Ideal for daily tasks, gaming and watching multimedia.

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    Larry Carlson
    Written on May 14, 2018
    "fairly priced"
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    #4HP Envy 13-ab016nr

    HP Envy 13-ab016nr

    The HP ENVY 13t is a 13.3-inch laptop computer equipped with a 2.5GHz Intel Core i5-7200U processor. It has an 8GB DDR3 SDRAM, a 256GB flash memory solid-state drive, and an integrated graphics co-processor.

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    Allen Xie
    Written on May 22, 2018
    "As a computer programmer, I would recommend this laptop as long as you have another external drive. This laptop has plenty of RAM and a good processor. The 256GB SSD is great for being mobile, but as you progress through your projects and knowledge, you will want a larger hard drive to back files up to. The best thing about an SSD hard drive is the boot up time, it literally takes seconds and you're up and running! Another bonus is the keyboard layout. The keys are spaced out, and as a programmer that helps a ton since we all know one improperly placed stroke causes us to debug for hours!"
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    #5ASUS 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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    Abhinav Chattopadhyay
    Written on May 13, 2018
    "its advace of science product"
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    #6MacBook Air (13.3")

    MacBook Air (13.3")

    The Apple MacBook Air is a light and powerful 13.3-Inch laptop equipped with the 1.4 GHz Dual-Core Intel Core i5 processor, Intel HD graphics 5000 and OS X Mavericks operative system. It offers you up to 12 hours of battery life.

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    $999.99

    Julia Salazar
    Written on May 22, 2018
    "With a 13.3-inch screen, this is a very small laptop. Any programmer or coder is going to be hunched over and squinting at their work using this computer. The i5 processor was adequate a couple years ago, but will most likely lag with today's more complex coding needs. For $873 - which is less than $1K - you only get 128 GB of hard drive. This probably is not enough space for programming. All in all, this laptop might have been the "best laptop for coding and programming under 1000 US dollars" a couple years ago, but it would be a headache to use it for this purpose today."
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    #7Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575-33BM

    Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575-33BM

    Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575-33BM is a 15.6-inch full high-definition notebook by Acer. This notebook runs in the Intel Core i3-7100U processor 7th generation. The internal hard drive is 1TB, and this runs in Windows 10 Home OS.

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    Keith Wood
    Written on May 10, 2018
    "The Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575-33BM is solid laptop for well under the $1000 price point. I would say this laptop is geared more to home and basic use, and may be stretching a bit to handle the demands of coding and programming. Some users have expresses concern about processing speed."
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    #8Dell XPS 13-9343

    Dell XPS 13-9343

    This is the smallest 13-inch on the planet and counts with the world’s first InfinityEdge display. The XPS 13 Developer Edition combines the performance and mobility of the XPS 13 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to create a client-to-cloud solution for developers.

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    Jessica Romero
    Written on May 13, 2018
    "This is a good solution to the topic. For started this Dell computer hits the under $1000 budget. When it comes to coding and programming it is hard to call it the best. While someone can do that on this computer it may not be the best for that since it is a personal preference. The reviews are also a little mixed as well. "

Summary

Best What are the best laptops for coding and programming under 1000 US dollars
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1ASUS K501UW-AB78Electronics 15 Paid
2Dell i7559-763BLKElectronics 14 Paid
3Acer Aspire E5-575G-53VGElectronics 10 Paid
4HP Envy 13-ab016nrElectronics 9 Paid
5ASUS UX330UA-AH54Electronics 7 Paid
6MacBook Air (13.3")Electronics 4 Paid
7Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575-33BMElectronics 4 Paid
8Dell XPS 13-9343Electronics 1 Paid
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