Top 6 best laptops for IT professionals 2017

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HP pavilion 15.6

HP Pavillion laptop for IT

This is one of the HP’s flagship model. Equipped with latest 6th generation Intel i-7 processor and 8Gb of RAM, the laptop is reasonably priced. It features a 15.6 “touchscreen with full HD 1920×1080 resolution. The laptop is not equipped with SSD but with 1 TB SATA HDD which is not an issue considering the price tag and high-end specifications like i7 processor and FHD IPS touch. The battery backup of four hours and thirty minutes is pretty decent. It is a Windows 10 64-bit pre-loaded still makes it HP pavilion a budget model for IT professionals who want a dependable machine at an affordable price.

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Asus K501UW-AB78

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This laptop is best suited for IT professionals engaged in web designing or high-end graphics jobs since this intel i-7 (7th generation) powered laptop is equipped with NVidia GTX 1060 graphics card with 3 GB video memory. The laptop is incorporated with 16Gb of RAM and a hybrid storage space of 128GB SSD + 1TB SATA HDD. The laptop comes with ultra-portable design and this laptop has a sleek profile with thickness of just 0.9 inches and weighs less than 5 pounds. The screen is full HD 1920×1080 matte finish screen. Supported by the ice cool technology, you use this laptop to finish your extensive assignments for longer hours without any heating issues.

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MSI GL72 7RD Laptop

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If you need a performance-rich laptop, then you can bet on MSI GL72 7RD since it is designed and developed for multi-tasking and multi-booting without any lags. The laptop has 128 GB of SSD and 1TB of SATA HDD. Apart from these high end specifications, this Intel i-7 based powerhouse has inbuilt NVidia GeForce GTX 1050 (2GB VRAM) graphics card for gaming or graphics tasks. Your applications will run smoothly and speedily due to the efficient 16 GB of DDR4 RAM. Highly recommended for those who need a large viewing screen and want to enjoy games with work.

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DELL XPS 15

Dell XPS15 review

Dell launched this laptop in competition to MacBook and impressed the IT professional fraternity with its features and looks. The screen comes with a very narrow bezel to give you a great viewing experience. The laptop features Intel core i7 processor, a whopping 16 GB of DDR4 RAM, 512 GB PCI express SSD, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M with dedicated 2GB GDDR5 memory. With the battery life of over five hours, the price of Dell XPS 15 is on a higher side but it is less than that of MacBook. Overall this one of the best laptops for IT professionals. 

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Apple MacBook Pro MJLQ2LL/A

Apple Macbook Pro review

Apple MacBook Pro is one of the favorite laptops among IT professionals. This 15 Inch laptop Intel Iris Pro graphics offers the best performance for photographers and video editing jobs. The laptop comes with 16 GB RAM, Quad-Core Intel i7 processor, Radeon Pro 555 with 2GB memory, Ultra-fast 256GB of the PCIe-based solid state drive. Connectivity ports include thunderbolt Gigabit ports offering 20Gb of data transfer rate. With more than nine hours of battery backup, this Apple Macbook is a benchmark for power users.

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ASUS ROG Strix GL702VM-DB71

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At a reasonable price and 6th generation Intel i7 Quad Core processor, Asus Rog Strix is an attractive proposition from a number of angles. The performance of this laptop is much better than many power laptops available at the higher price range. The black metallic finish with red twangs provides stable design and looks. Other features include a big 17” screen with 160 degrees viewing angle, 1TB large capacity storage, 16 GB RAM, USB 3.1 type C port and HD web camera. With 4GB NVidia GTX 1050 graphics card. With strong GPU, the laptop is meant for 3D gaming and high-end graphics applications for web designers and CAM/CAD designing.

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Final Words

These laptops with powerful specs are the best laptops for IT professionals to consider while making a long term purchasing decision. If you have any queries or thoughts to divulge, please share in the comments section.

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