What are the best notebooks for a developer?

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    #1Dell 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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    Mildred Woods
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "The Dell Latitude is a great laptop to use for playing games on long car rides with my kids. It has a good battery life and graphics."
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    #2ASUS VivoBook M580VD

    ASUS VivoBook M580VD
    Asus VivoBook M580VD is a gaming laptop with a thin and light design. It features a powerful 7th Generation Intel Core i5-7300HQ quad-core 2.5GHz processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX graphics. Is equipped also with USB-C ports.
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    Michelle Rose
    Written on May 19, 2018
    "If you're looking for a high power notebook that comes at an affordable price, the ASUS VivoBook may be just the thing that you're looking for. Design-wise, it is very appealing in that it is very light, sleek, and clean looking. The graphics and the screen quality definitely leave something to be desired though, and I sometimes find that the track pad isn't as responsive as it should be. Still, all in all, for function you really can't beat the price. It is a powerful device, and luckily so far I have not experienced any kind of technical issues with my computer. "
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    #3Dell Inspiron Mini IM10-2863

    Dell Inspiron Mini IM10-2863

    Dell Inspiron Mini IM10-2863 is a laptop manufactured by Dell. It has 1.33 GHz Intel Atom Z520 Processor, 1GB DDR2 RAM, 160GB Hard Drive, 10.1 Inch Led Display and Windows XP Home operating system.

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    Patrick Morales
    Written on May 17, 2018
    "Toshiba Portege Z30-C-138. The best laptop for programming. Lenovo ThinkPad E470. HP 255 G5. Apple Macbook Pro with touchbar. Microsoft Surface Pro. Google Pixelbook. Asus Chromebook Flip. Microsoft Surface Book 2 (13.5-inch)"
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    #4Acer Aspire F5-573-58VX

    Acer Aspire F5-573-58VX

    Acer Aspire F5-573-58VX is an Acer notebook with the size of 15.6 inches. This notebook runs in Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5GHz, with 1TB hard drive, as well as 8GB DDR4 SDRAM. This product also includes Windows 10 Home edition 64-bit.

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    Justin Carroll
    Written on May 20, 2018
    "The Acer Aspire F5-573-58VX is one of the better notebooks available for a developer. The screen size is nice and big at 15.6" so no squinting. The i5 processor and 8gb of DDR4 ram also make sure any dev won't get bogged down while working."
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    #5HP Notebook 15-ay011nr

    HP Notebook 15-ay011nr

    The HP Pavilion 15.6-inch from 2018 is one of the newest laptops for all-day-uses that features a 1080p screen resolution, Intel Core i7 Processor, 1 TB internal storage and all the expected connectivity of a high-end computer. 

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    Bruce Wong
    Written on May 25, 2018
    "I'm a developer, and the HP Notebook 15-ay011nr has been an absolute godsend to me. It has great screen resolution, lot's of memory, and a processor that runs the notebook smoothly. "
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    #6Acer Predator GX-792-77BL

    Acer Predator GX-792-77BL
    Acer Predator GX-792-77BL is a gaming laptop powered by a 7th Gen Intel Core processor, an NVIDIA GeForce GTX graphics card, and a 17.3-inch Full HD screen with NVIDIA G-SYNC technology. It also features advanced cooling and stellar audio capabilities.
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    Gloria Adams
    Written on May 23, 2018
    "This seems a little more set for gaming than developing, even says so in the description. It is definitely a great notebook, however."
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    #7ASUS Eee PC

    ASUS Eee PC

    ASUS Eee PC is a 10-inch laptop computer with a 1.6GHz Intel Atom processor and a 1GB DDR2 SDRAM. It is equipped with a 160GB hard disk drive, an Intel Integrated Graphics Coprocessor, and it runs on Windows XP Home.

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    Jeremy Bryant
    Written on May 19, 2018
    "I'm a developer who travels a lot and as such sometimes has to treat my computers as disposable. The EEEpc line works well for me, they are dirt cheap but work great for what they are. I've definitely gone through a few and never thought twice about buying another one."
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    #8ASUS VivoBook F556UA-AB32

    ASUS VivoBook F556UA-AB32

    ASUS F556UA-AB32 is a 15.6-inch full HD laptop with Core i3, 4GB RAM, 1TB HDD and Windows 10 operating system. It has an HDMI/D-SUB/USB Type C, 802.11a/c WiFi connectivity, and SD Card Reader. 

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    Janet Sims
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "The screen on this one is crystal clear. The Ram will have to be updated but it is worth it."

Summary

Best What are the best notebooks for a developer
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Dell Latitude E7470Electronics 14 Paid
2ASUS VivoBook M580VDElectronics 12 Paid
3Dell Inspiron Mini IM10-2863Electronics 10 Paid
4Acer Aspire F5-573-58VXElectronics 8 Paid
5HP Notebook 15-ay011nrElectronics 6 Paid
6Acer Predator GX-792-77BLElectronics 5 Paid
7ASUS Eee PCElectronics 3 Paid
8ASUS VivoBook F556UA-AB32Electronics 1 Paid
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