Predator Triton 700 Epic Gaming
The Predator Triton 700 Epic Gaming bears one of the most striking appearances of any model in its class, as it places its keyboard close to the user and uses a touch sensitive panel of glass near the screen as its trackpad.
- Geforce gtx 1080 graphics
- Exceptionally slim
- Battery dies in just two hours
Acer Predator 17-Inch G9
The fans built into the Acer Predator 17-Inch G9 do a good job keeping its insides from getting too hot when you’re rendering large files or exporting feature-film-length projects with minimal compression. Its 64GB of RAM are enough to run even the most demanding programs.
- Durable metal frame
- Full sized displayport
- Dual-band wi-fi antenna
HP Omen 17t Premium
With a 4TB solid state hard drive, the HP Omen 17t Premium offers plenty of space to work with files stored right on your computer, instead of feeding them from an external drive through a USB cable that has the potential to slow down your entire workflow.
- Arrives bloatware free
- Full numeric keypad
- No usb type c connection
MSI WS63VR 7RL-023US 15.6-Inch
One of the best things about the MSI WS63VR 7RL-023US 15.6-Inch is that it comes with a three-year warranty, so you can make an investment in it knowing that the company will have your back for a good while if anything should go wrong.
- Dual 16-gigabyte ram cards
- Fingerprint reader for security
- Charge doesn't last very long
Dell XPS 15-Inch 9570
Given the components that comprise the Dell XPS 15-Inch 9570 , you may be surprised at how thin and light it is. It even manages to pack a powerful battery into its tiny frame, which is capable of running it for up to 20 hours.
- Comes with a leather briefcase
- Anti-reflective 4k touchscreen
- Not the fastest graphics card
Alienware 17-Inch R5 Supreme
For film editors who also need to massage the audio associated with their movies, the Alienware 17-Inch R5 Supreme offers the ability to output a 7.1-channel soundscape over HDMI, giving users the ability to adjust the balance of a surround sound mix.
- 2560 x 1440 resolution
- Five gigahertz processor
- Trackpad is a bit small
MSI GT75 8RG Titan
Given how hot a high-performance machine, like the ones on our list, is liable to get, the MSI GT75 8RG Titan smartly includes large ventilation ports on both sides of its body, making it a little bulkier than many, but keeping it nice and cool.
- Mechanical keys feel great
- 8-cell battery with 75 watt-hours
- Heavy at around ten pounds
Lenovo ThinkPad P71 Workstation
The Lenovo ThinkPad P71 Workstation is an absolute beast, boasting an extremely fast Nvidia Quadro P5000 graphics card with 16 GB of VRAM, making this a smart choice for anyone who needs to work with a fair amount of special effects.
- Dual thunderbolt ports
- Spill resistant typing surface
- 4-in-1 card reader
Asus ROG 17-Inch GL703GS
The CPU inside the Asus ROG 17-Inch GL703GS can turboclock up to 4.1 GHz, giving you plenty of speed to render large files whether or not you decide to utilize a proxy workflow. It also features a media card reader to grab footage straight from many camera types.
- 4-zone rgb backlit keyboard
- Carbon fiber styling
- Windows 10 professional preinstalled
Apple MacBook Pro 15-Inch
The incredibly smooth Apple MacBook Pro 15-Inch features the company’s trademark retina display, which isn’t quite 4K resolution, but is an ideal pixel density for the size of the screen and the average viewing distance of most users.
- Radeon pro 560x graphics
- Six-core coffee lake intel processor
- Runs premiere and final cut well