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Suggest Laptop for Davinci Resolve Studio pl

PostMon Sep 14, 2020 1:10 pm

Hi

I want to buy a new laptop for video editing, which one do u suggest?

My budget is approx 2000 usd.

Need a good display , minimum 32gb ram, ssd, good nvidia graphics card etc.

Pl post links alsi if possible.

Thanks
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Re: Suggest Laptop for Davinci Resolve Studio pl

PostTue Sep 15, 2020 2:22 pm

This is a huge topic, so I have written a huge article, available at my new DaVinci Resolve resource hub.

Short story:

1. Buy a desktop computer for video, not a laptop.

2. Re-read point #1.

3. If you are still reading, ensure your laptop has a discrete GPU, 2 SSD drives, and 64 GB RAM (for 4K timelines).

4. When you realise the cost and availability of such a laptop, re-read point #1.
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Re: Suggest Laptop for Davinci Resolve Studio pl

PostTue Sep 15, 2020 4:43 pm

Thats a well written reply ... I read you loud n clear.

Desktop its gonna be... :)
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Re: Suggest Laptop for Davinci Resolve Studio pl

PostMon Sep 21, 2020 6:29 pm

An editing laptop typically has the same components. This is close to $2K and meets and exceeds the requirement:

https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/ ... x2070.html

I have an older version I have edited on. You could spend as little as$699 at B&H and get something that would work, and you would have the $ left to max out the RAM and the solid state drives. It’s only an i5

Spending the 2K on just the computer does not an edit suite make. Add a 4K monitor, a mike/mixing board, there’s lots to buy.

Hope this helps. On a personal note, I use the basic 27” iMac with upgrades to RAM and hard drive. The computer alone is over your budget and I have not added the external RAIDS , you don’t need A RAID but Ryan to keep the drives in Thunderbolt 3, and use the NMVE version.

Good luck.

I also should tell you there is upgradability for atleast another SSD
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Re: Suggest Laptop for Davinci Resolve Studio pl

PostTue Sep 22, 2020 2:19 am

Darren B. Kelly wrote:An editing laptop typically has the same components. This is close to $2K and meets and exceeds the requirement:

https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/ ... x2070.html

I have an older version I have edited on. You could spend as little as$699 at B&H and get something that would work, and you would have the $ left to max out the RAM and the solid state drives. It’s only an i5

Spending the 2K on just the computer does not an edit suite make. Add a 4K monitor, a mike/mixing board, there’s lots to buy.

Hope this helps. On a personal note, I use the basic 27” iMac with upgrades to RAM and hard drive. The computer alone is over your budget and I have not added the external RAIDS , you don’t need A RAID but Ryan to keep the drives in Thunderbolt 3, and use the NMVE version.

Good luck.

I also should tell you there is upgradability for atleast another SSD

Hi Thanks for the link, i checked. Does it have an integrated webcam for desktop screen recording along with user video?
Rest of the speks are good.
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Re: Suggest Laptop for Davinci Resolve Studio pl

PostTue Sep 22, 2020 4:21 pm

They all have webcams. Every last one.

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