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I want to buy a laptop for the below activities:

1- UI/UX design: More for ios
2- 3d design: Rhino - 3ds Max
3- Rendering - Vray


Best regards

* Do you suggest me to buy an Macbook?
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Re: What s the best laptop for designers?

Postby Mrog » April 15th, 2017, 9:14 am


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Easy, what is your budget? When you figured that out buy the best machine you can afford. Done.

Even cheap(er) laptops are capable enough for some 3D and 2D stuff nowadays (~everything above 500-700 bucks, roughly). It really depends mostly on your preference regarding OS, formfactor, portability, etc.

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Look into Toshiba as in my experience they have the best quality/budget and are real workhorses.
You definitely want an octacore processor and large SSD if you are going to do a lot of 3D work.

Also look into Chinese brands at gearbest.com. I bought an Onda tablet and it's a decent machine.
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Re: What s the best laptop for designers?

Postby sonofscrotum » April 17th, 2017, 12:54 am


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For SolidWorks, a Quadro or FireGL (now called Radeon Pro) graphics processor is a must.

Re: What s the best laptop for designers?

Postby Mrog » April 17th, 2017, 5:56 am


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I would argue that doesn't apply to designers using solidworks. Overkill.

Re: What s the best laptop for designers?

Postby slippyfish » April 17th, 2017, 1:15 pm

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What's the point of diminishing returns as far as design laptops go? For instance some of the BOXX laptops get into the $3-$4K range.
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