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Laptop for 4K video

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Liam_89, Sep 18, 2016.

  1. Liam_89

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    Ive never rated Laptops for anything serious like video editing and gaming tbh
     
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    Serious, like gaming? ;) I agree though...
     
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    Some of the Sagers are respected in Hollywood for video editing, but they are seriously expensive too if custom built. The base price of their 17" matte screen NP9873-S notebook with dual nVidias starts at $4K and goes up to $7,800+ with 2TB SSD drives and all the goodies. Mine was around $4,000 and ran about 6 years and was seriously fast until I blew it with Windows 10 as it ran with Windows 7 and they warned me the drivers and hardware would not take 10. No back up either. Lesson learned.
     
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    I have close to the same laptop but with the i7 5500 and it works fine on 4k but I need to convert it to H264 before editing. So it works but could be better. I would add another 8gigs of ram if you buy that one because that will max it out. Mine is a little jittery with some of the 4k videos on line, so in all practicality it works for editing but it really needs to be better for viewing. I would go 32+ gigs of ram next time, especially if you're planning ahead to 5k or more. I've had mine for a year and it works fine for how I use it but the bottom line is, if you can afford it, spend £1000

    https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01JG1BPCA?psc=1