What are the best top laptops for programming?

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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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    Brandon Gray
    Written on May 12, 2018
    "I have always enjoyed alienware and their products that they offer. They have been one of the top gaming computer providers for many years and continue not to disappoint. This laptop is a great option and will give you the power you need. "
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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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    Crystal Medina
    Written on May 17, 2018
    "I recently dropped my Apple laptop and realized the cost to fix it was not worth it. Especially since I always experienced server delays which was surprising. Since purchasing the Dell Latitude, I have been very pleased with its processor speed. I've been able to download images fast and play some of my favorite games without lag. Worth the money."
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    #3ASUS 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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    Ashley McDonald
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "Asus is a so-so brand, I mean there laptops are prone to have breakdowns, but this is a solid gaming laptop that should last you for the next few years. This is a thousand dollar laptop, very expensive, this company takes advantage of overpricing gaming pc's. This is the Ferrari of laptops, the ssd memory makes sure you always get up and running quickly. Yes, this laptop will get your GTA 5 running glitch free in no time."
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    #4Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575G-57D4

    Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575G-57D4
    Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575G-57D4 is a powerful laptop for every-day users. It is powered by a 7th Generation Intel Core i5-7200U processor and a long battery life up to 12 hours. Its NVIDIA GeForce graphics are ideal for movies and games.
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    Alexander Cook
    Written on May 21, 2018
    "I do a lot of coding so I needed to find a better laptop than the one I had. After doing a bunch of searches I figured Acer would be the right choice. The Aspire E 15 is amazing. It is really powerful and will run almost anything. For the price, this is the right laptop. It is amazing. "
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    #5Acer 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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    Tammy Daniels
    Written on May 20, 2018
    "I'm in school for computer science and do a lot of programming, and overall I have found this laptop to be a good value for the money. That said, I think this computer is great for anyone because it is easy to use and easy to upgrade, so if you are a student who has to store a lot of data for some kind of project, it will be easy to upgrade the memory in this computer, and if you find that it is sluggish, upgrading the ram is a breeze as well even for non-nerds. I got mine for $350 and it is hard to beat that deal for what you get in computing power and use. Definitely great for students and hobbyist programmers alike!"
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    #6Dell 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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    Victoria Watson
    Written on May 13, 2018
    "This Laptop does everything, it has all the bells and whistles, including touch screen, and was the PERFECT going to college gift I could have given my child a few days ago. The SSD is a plus to it. Now my child has all the features that I have on my expensive laptop...The price was great."
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    #7HP 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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    Carolyn Garza
    Written on May 24, 2018
    "My mom is a fan of HP and asked me to recommend a laptop. She was used to big screens, but wanted one she could travel with. I found this one. She decided that while this fit what she'd asked for it was too small. She handed it over to me. I have used it for programming and find it works really well. It is faster than the HP I had before. I am glad my mom decided she wanted something else."
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    #8ASUS Zenbook UX360CA-UBM1T

    ASUS Zenbook UX360CA-UBM1T
    The ASUS ZenBook UX360CA-UBM1T features a 360º rotating touchscreen that will allow you to have both a laptop and a tablet in the same device. Among many other features, you will be able to enjoy Cortana, voice included. 




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    James Allen
    Written on May 14, 2018
    "A super nice laptop if you are a Windows user. It is so thin! And it also has plenty of ports on the IO. The fact that it has a touch screen is a great bonus as well. I find it to be very responsive, like a smart phone would be. Can’t go wrong with this one."
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    #9Microsoft 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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    Gustavo Leal
    Written on May 12, 2018
    "Runs almost completely silent and feels good in your possession. Price is fair and the specs are good for general work-related things!"
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    #10Dell 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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    Agustín Figueroa
    Written on May 14, 2018
    "Coding on the go can be a liberating experience. For my laptop I chose the Dell XPS 15, just big enough to be powerful but still small enough to carry."
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    #11ASUS ZenBook UX330UA-AH55

    ASUS ZenBook UX330UA-AH55

    The ASUS ZenBook UX330UA-AH55 is an ultra-slim laptop for every kind of usages. It features a fingerprint scanner, 256GB of SSD internal storage, backlit keyboard and pre-installed Windows 10. 

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    Marie Martin
    Written on May 17, 2018
    "I'm not happy with the screen resolution at all, it's quite grainy. The fan is pretty loud and annoying as well. I don't recommend this laptop."
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    #12ASUS Chromebook C202SA

    ASUS Chromebook C202SA

    The ASUS Chromebook C202SA is an 11.6-inch laptop with 4 GB RAM, 16 GB EMMC storage, and Intel Celeron N3060 processor 1.6 GHz. This laptop runs on Windows 10 operating system.

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    Willie Young
    Written on May 20, 2018
    "A lot of people have chuckled lately when I've gotten this computer out to bang out some code, but once they've seen what it does, the scoffing goes away. It's a ruggedized machine which means it's not going to get banged up in the field. The description says it runs Windows 10 but it's actually ChromeOS -- and that's fine with me."
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    #13Razer RZ09-01953E72-R3U1

    Razer RZ09-01953E72-R3U1
    This laptop is the ultimate balance between power and portability: even though it is lightweight and slim, its powerful processor and graphics card will make sure you can play your favorite games anywhere. 




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    Rogelio Vega
    Written on May 19, 2018
    "This laptop is very powerful for anything from web-surfing, to programming, and even gaming. The i7 processor coupled with 16gb of ram and a 1060 graphics card is more than enough for programming. While very powerful, and great to have all of this capability, it means that the laptop is more expensive. If you are just looking for a laptop for programming there are cheaper options out there. "
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    #14Dell XPS9360-7336SLV (13.3")

    Dell XPS9360-7336SLV (13.3")
    The XPS 13 cleverly fits a stunning 13.3-Inch display in an 11-inch size laptop, making the it the smallest 13-inch laptop on the planet. The XPS 13 has a unique virtually borderless InfinityEdge display, with only a 5.2mm bezel on the top and both sides. That's the thinnest frame on a notebook today.
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    Gloria Fisher
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "I use this laptop in my work as a freelance program, and overall I am really happy with it. It is fast, high quality, and stylish. The picture is great and the touch screen is highly responsive. The one drawback is that the laptop is a bit hard to open. It requires two hands. I guess at least my toddler can't open it."

Summary

Best What are the best top laptops for programming
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Alienware AW17R4-7005SLV-PUS Electronics 10 Paid
2Dell Latitude E7470Electronics 7 Paid
3ASUS K501UW-AB78Electronics 6 Paid
4Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575G-57D4Electronics 5 Paid
5Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575-33BMElectronics 4 Paid
6Dell Inspiron 15 3000Electronics 3 Paid
7HP Envy 13-ab016nrElectronics 3 Paid
8ASUS Zenbook UX360CA-UBM1TElectronics 2 Paid
9Microsoft Surface Pro FJR-00001Electronics 2 Paid
10Dell XPS 15Electronics 1 Paid
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