What are the best Windows laptops for programming?

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    #1HP 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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    Ryan Wagner
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "I've been taking a programming course over the last year and this computer does everything that i need it to do currently. Fast, reliable and made by a great company."
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    #2MSI CX62 6QD-047US

    MSI CX62 6QD-047US

    Lightweight and fairly cheap, this gaming laptop will allow you to take your games and gaming passion whenever you go.Thanks to its 17-inches screen, you will get fully immersive gaming experiences. 

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    Christian Vargas
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "With a large screen, this laptop is perfect for browsing and watching movies, or programming. The performance specs are only so-so however, and this wouldn't make a great gaming laptop."
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    #3Acer 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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    Cheshta Chavan
    Written on May 12, 2018
    "It's a good computer but somewhat under powered, and too few USB ports. Great big screen with super color rendition. Speakers are pretty good for built in. Battery life seems good. "
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    #4Toshiba P25W-C2304-4K

    Toshiba P25W-C2304-4K

    The Toshiba Satellite Radius P25W-C2304-4K is a laptop with a screen size of 12.5 inches. It runs on a 6th Gen Intel Skylake Core i7-6500U Processor, and 2.5 GHz Intel HD 520 graphics with 8 GB RAM. It is a 2 in 1 laptop that is flexible.

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    Harold Guerrero
    Written on May 24, 2018
    "good"
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    #5ASUS 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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    Zachary Stanley
    Written on May 11, 2018
    "I love this laptop. Lightweight and long lasting battery. I can bring it anywhere to meet clients and show my programming work to them. Very nice for my works needs and the price is about right. "
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    #6Lenovo G70-17

    Lenovo G70-17

    Lenovo G70-17 is a 17-inch laptop with Intel Core i3 processor. It has 4GB RAM, 1TB hard drive capacity, and Windows 10 operating system.

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    Christina Russell
    Written on May 19, 2018
    "I do not think this is the best laptop for programming. While it is a nice laptop, I feel that something that does not have integrated graphics, more ram, and a more powerful processor would be better for a programmer. You have to spend the big bucks to get a nice programming laptop, but it would be worth it in the end."
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    #7Microsoft Surface Book CR9-00013

    Microsoft Surface Book CR9-00013

    One of the most powerful devices in its class, this foldable laptop features a surface pen perfect for all your handwritten creations. This way, you will be able to use this laptop both as a tablet and as a regular PC. 

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    Amanda Thomas
    Written on May 12, 2018
    "The Surface book is amazing for my programming projects. The surface pen is super responsive and makes changing small details easy. It is fast and dependable which is very important in my line of work. It is also handy because it can be folded to use as either a laptop or a tablet, depending on your need. "
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    #8HP 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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    Jim Gao
    Written on May 19, 2018
    "The HP Envy 13t is really fast and smooth and makes it perfect for programming. The Solid state drive makes loading times a thing of the past and the integrated GPU is also great for some light gaming. "
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    #9ASUS 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.

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    Jack Cole
    Written on May 19, 2018
    "asus current high end laptop with all the performance you want. I7 icore processor, robust cooling system, matte finish. great for gaming and daily usage. get yours today to see what asus have to offer"
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    #10Microsoft 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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    Paul Howard
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "The Microsoft Surface Pro is a cross-over between a laptop and a tablet. Its2.6ghz processor and 4gb of ram is more than enough for serious duty processing. However in order to program successfully on this platform, purchasers should buy the optional, add-on keyboard. Without it, it would be much harder to be able to program just using a touch-keyboard. So although the computer itself works very well the fact that you have to buy another add on in order to program is a bit of a drawback."
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    #11Dell Latitude 7000

    Dell Latitude 7000
    2017 Dell Latitude 7000 Series is a laptop perfect for home, office, and school use. It is has intel intergrated graphics that makes the laptop faster and more efficient. Perfect for gaming, editing, and other office needs.
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    Denise Warren
    Written on May 12, 2018
    "This is a pretty good all around laptop. It is powerful, has a touchscreen, USB ports, optical drive and a touchpad. It is small and easily portable if you're a programmer who is always on the go. The touchscreen can also be helpful in selecting parts of code you want to quickly delete (that mouse can sure jump around!) This computer is powerful enough to quickly compile code, has a wireless card that can keep you connected to remote servers easily, and is a Dell, which has been known for quality in the past. "

Summary

Best What are the best Windows laptops for programming
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1HP Notebook 15-ay011nrElectronics 10 Paid
2MSI CX62 6QD-047US Electronics 10 Paid
3Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575-33BMElectronics 7 Paid
4Toshiba P25W-C2304-4KElectronics 6 Paid
5ASUS Zenbook UX360CA-UBM1TElectronics 5 Paid
6Lenovo G70-17Electronics 4 Paid
7Microsoft Surface Book CR9-00013Electronics 3 Paid
8HP Envy 13-ab016nrElectronics 3 Paid
9ASUS K501UW-AB78Electronics 2 Paid
10Microsoft Surface Pro FJR-00001Electronics 2 Paid
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