What Are Some Good Laptops for Graphic Design Work?


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Some good laptops for graphic design include the 15.4-inch Apple Macbook Pro with retina display, the 13-inch Macbook Air and the ASUS ROG 17.3-inch gaming laptop with GeForce GTX 860M graphics, as of 2015. Each offers a powerful processor and bright, clear display.

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The 15.4-inch Macbook Pro with retina display comes with a top-rated laptop processor with a 2.2-GHz Intel Core i7 and 16 GB of DDR3L RAM. It also offers a 2880x1880-pixel Retina display, a higher pixel density than previous Macbook Pro models. The third-generation Macbook Pro does not include a built-in optical drive or Ethernet or FireWire 800 ports. Apple produces a 13-inch version of the third-generation Macbook Pro with lower pixel density and less processing power.

The 13-inch Macbook Air is thin, light and portable. In exchange for portability, the Air offers less processing power than the Pro, with a 1.4-GHz dual-core Intel Core i5. The Air includes an integrated Intel HD Graphics processor and an LED widescreen display.

The ASUS ROG gaming laptop is a large, heavy computer designed for gaming and multimedia creation. It comes with 1 terabyte of HD capacity and an Intel i7 processor. The ASUS ROG weighs more than twice as much as the 15-inch Macbook Pro.

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