What are the best PCs for software development?

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    #1MSI GP63 Leopard

    MSI GP63 Leopard

    The MSI GP63 Leopard is a VR Ready Gamer Notebook powered by a 2.2 GHz Intel Core i7 processor. It has 32GB of RAM and a 500GB NVMe SSD, and its graphics is powered by NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060. It has a 15.6-inch full HD display screen.

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    Pamela Estrada
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "I recently purchased the MSI GP63 Leopard. I use it for a number of purposes, including gaming and software development. I recently got into programming and knew I needed a powerful machine to meet my needs. This has been more than satisfactory! Great specs, great performance, great purchase!"
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    #2MSI GS73VR Stealth Pro

    MSI GS73VR Stealth Pro

    The MSI GS73VR Stealth Pro is a laptop powered by an Intel Core i7-7700HQ Quad Core Processor. It has 32GB of RAM and a 500GB Hard Drive, and it is run using NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070. It has a 17.3-inch full HD display screen.

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    Dylan Hayes
    Written on May 19, 2018
    "For software development you need a powerful machine and this is a very powerful machine. The processor and ram make it super-fast and amazingly capable."
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    #3MSI GS43VR Phantom Pro-210

    MSI GS43VR Phantom Pro-210

    MSI GS43VR Phantom Pro-210 is a 14.3-inch gaming laptop which features Intel® Core Core i7-7700HQ, 2.8 - 3.8 GHz, NVIDIA GeForce® GTX1060, memory 32GB, and HDD capacity 512GB M.2 SATA + 1TB.
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    Samantha Shaw
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "My Laptop came with battery issues, and mother board issues, I TRIED to send it to repair with the people of XOTIC PC. They were charging me 400 dollars to send it back to fix it and they actually never gave me any address. They stopped responding my emails and never took responsibility for anything. BAD EXPERIENCE!! I sent it through msi directly, they did answer me quickly, but after a month using the repaired computer, battery problems appeared again. So, very disappointed about this laptop."
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    #4Dell 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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    Melissa Nichols
    Written on May 25, 2018
    "The E7470 is a great laptop. It does everything a software developer needs. The processor and memory alone are top notch!"
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    #5Lenovo Yoga 710 11.6

    Lenovo Yoga 710 11.6

    The Lenovo Yoga 710 is a laptop from Lenovo with dual-core Intel® Pentium® processor 4405Y. 2017 Lenovo Yoga 710 11.6 has a 11.6 inch Full HD multi-touch screen and a processor speed of 1.5ghz.

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    Vincent Porter
    Written on May 19, 2018
    "The Lenovo has 4GB DDR3 SDRAM, 128GB Solid State Drive with an 11.6-inch Full HD IPS 10-point multitouch screen. The 1920 x 1080 resolution is perfectly clear and offers widescreen LED. I absolutely love the convertible 360° flip-and-fold design."
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    #6Dell Latitude 7480

    Dell Latitude 7480

    The Dell Latitude 7480 is a 14-inch laptop equipped with a full HD display, an Intel Core i7-7600U processor, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, and a backlit keyboard. It runs on Windows 10 Professional.

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    Jennifer Newman
    Written on May 17, 2018
    "The touchscreen is cool, but the screen is really small. The core i7 is decent, but thats about all this laptop has going for it. For 2000 dollars there isnt much to this laptop. You can build your own for half the price and still come out on top."
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    #7Acer Chromebook 11 C740

    Acer Chromebook 11 C740
    Acer Chromebook 11 C740 is an 11.6-inch laptop with 2GB RAM and 16 GB hard drive capacity. It is powered by Intel Celeron Dual-Core Processor 3205U and can last up to 9 hours. 
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    Nathan Price
    Written on May 14, 2018
    "This Acer Chromebook is NOT the best PC for software development. I found this PC to basically be a thin client that I can use as a browser. If I was going to develop software, I would want a PC with a lot more computing power. I would use this chromebook if I needed an inexpensive machine to use for young kids but not for someone who is trying to develop software."
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    #8Dell 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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    Helen Stevens
    Written on May 20, 2018
    "Six hundred plus dollars is a bit much for this midlevel laptop, I mean it's nice and all but not worth six hundred plus dollars. The touch screen is a nice bonus and the processing is tight. I went online with this thing no problem. This is a nicce basic laptop that will take care of your basic computing needs, such as websurfing, movie watching, etc. Don't expect this to shred gaming, the generic gpu just won't cut the cheese for that, albeit it should because of the high price range."

Summary

Best What are the best PCs for software development
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1MSI GP63 LeopardElectronics 19 Paid
2MSI GS73VR Stealth ProElectronics 14 Paid
3MSI GS43VR Phantom Pro-210Electronics 12 Paid
4Dell Latitude E7470Electronics 9 Paid
5Lenovo Yoga 710 11.6Electronics 7 Paid
6Dell Latitude 7480Electronics 5 Paid
7Acer Chromebook 11 C740Electronics 2 Paid
8Dell Inspiron 15 3000Electronics 1 Paid
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