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Best Laptops for Adobe Premiere Pro

Premiere pro is a professional video editing software developed by Adobe.

Laptop Requirements for Adobe Premiere Pro

The system requirements are ordinary, and its preferred to have a media laptop with a modern graphics processing unit for successfully running PP. GeForce MX570 or better mobile GPU is needed.

Most media laptops meet the RAM requirement of 8gb.

Windows System Requirements

Minimum:
  • Processor: Intel® 6th Gen or newer CPU – or AMD Ryzen™ 1000 Series or newer CPU
  • Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit) version 1909 or later Note: Premiere Pro versions 22.0 and later are compatible with Windows 11 operating systems. For systems with NVIDIA GPUs, Windows 11 requires NVIDIA driver version 472.12 or later.
  • Memory (RAM): 8 GB of RAM
  • Graphics Processing Unit: 2 GB of GPU memory For a list of supported graphic cards, see Supported graphics cards for Adobe Premiere Pro.
  • Storage space: 8 GB of available hard-disk space for installation; additional free space required during installation (will not install on removable flash storage) Additional high-speed drive for media
Recommended:
  • Processor: Intel® 7th Gen or newer CPU with Quick Sync – or AMD Ryzen™ 3000 Series / Threadripper 2000 series or newer CPU
  • Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit) version 1909 or later
  • Memory (RAM): Dual-channel memory: 16 GB of RAM for HD media 32 GB or more for 4K and higher
  • Graphics Processing Unit: 4 GB of GPU memory for HD and some 4K media 6 GB or more for 4K and higher  For a list of supported graphic cards, see Supported graphics cards for Adobe Premiere Pro.
  • Storage space: Fast internal SSD for app installation and cache Additional high-speed drive(s) for media

Best Windows Laptops for PP

These laptops meet the recommended system requirements and let you use the software to its full extent without stutter.

15″
MSI THINGF6312066 15″
MSI THINGF6312066 15″
Play 70% of new games on recommended RTX 4050 GPU2023 model16 GB RAMi7 CPU
$999.00
$855.00
16″
ASUS ROG Strix G16
ASUS ROG Strix G16
G614JV-AS73
Play 80% of new games on recommended RTX 4060 GPU2023 model16 GB RAMi7 CPU
$1,360.88
$1,359.00
15″
Lenovo IdeaPad 15″
Lenovo IdeaPad 15″
82SB0001US
Play 70% of new games on minimum RTX 3050 GPU8 GB RAM120hz screenAMD CPUIPS screen
$899.99
$673.00
17″
MSI Katana 17
MSI Katana 17
13835
Play 80% of new games on recommended RTX 4060 GPU32 GB RAMi7 CPU
$2,298.00
15″
HP Victus 15
HP Victus 15
TPN-Q279598U1AV
Play 70% of new games on minimum RTX 2050 GPU32 GB RAMAMD CPU
$749.00
$733.21
16″
ASUS ROG Strix G16
ASUS ROG Strix G16
G614JI-AS94
Play 90% of new games on recommended RTX 4070 GPU2023 model16 GB RAMi9 CPU
$1,999.99
$1,649.99
15″
ASUS TUF 15″
ASUS TUF 15″
FX506HF-ES51
Play 70% of new games on minimum RTX 2050 GPU2023 model8 GB RAMi5 CPUIPS screen
$739.00
$699.99
17″
ASUS TUF F17
ASUS TUF F17
FX706HCB-ES51
Play 70% of new games on minimum RTX 3050 GPU8 GB RAMi5 CPU
$899.99
$839.00
14″
ASUS Zenbook Pro 14
ASUS Zenbook Pro 14
UX6404VI-DS96T
Play 90% of new games on recommended RTX 4070 GPU2023 model32 GB RAMThinTouchscreen
$2,094.99
15″
ASUS ROG Strix G15
ASUS ROG Strix G15
G513RC-ES73
Play 70% of new games on minimum RTX 3050 GPU2023 model16 GB RAMAMD CPU
$999.99
$849.99
14″
Microsoft Surface Studio 2 14″
Microsoft Surface Studio 2 14″
YZY-00001
Play 70% of new games on recommended RTX 4050 GPU16 GB RAMTouchscreen120hz screeni7 CPU
$2,399.99
$2,099.99
15″
MSI Katana 15
MSI Katana 15
13484
Play 90% of new games on recommended RTX 4070 GPU2023 model16 GB RAMi7 CPU
$1,599.00
$1,336.00
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Budget Windows Laptops for PP

These cheaper options meet the minimum system requirements stated by the developer. You may experience slowness in some parts of the software.

15″
HP Victus 15
HP Victus 15
TPN-Q279598U1AV
Play 70% of new games on minimum RTX 2050 GPU16 GB RAMAMD CPU
$647.00
15″
MSI GF63 15″
MSI GF63 15″
11263
Play 70% of new games on minimum RTX 3050 GPU8 GB RAMi5 CPU
$655.00
$654.00
15″
HP Victus 15
HP Victus 15
TPN-Q279598U1AV
Play 70% of new games on minimum RTX 2050 GPU16 GB RAMAMD CPU
$605.00
15″
MSI GF63 15″
MSI GF63 15″
GF63 thin
Play 70% of new games on minimum RTX 3050 GPU16 GB RAMi5 CPU
$649.00
15″
MSI GF63 15″
MSI GF63 15″
222-NEW
Play 70% of new games on minimum GTX 1650 GPU8 GB RAMi5 CPUIPS screen
$561.99
$542.57
15″
HP Victus 15″
HP Victus 15″
Victus
Play 70% of new games on minimum RTX 2050 GPU8 GB RAMAMD CPU
$565.00
$541.62
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Mac System Requirements

Minimum:
  • Processor: Intel® 6thGen or newer CPU
  • Operating System: macOS v10.15 (Catalina) or later
  • Memory (RAM): 8 GB of RAM
  • Graphics Processing Unit: Apple Silicon: 8 GB of unified memory  Intel: 2 GB of GPU memory
  • Storage space: 8 GB of available hard-disk space for installation; additional free space required during installation (will not install on removable flash storage) Additional high-speed drive for media

Recommended Macbooks for PP

These laptops meet the system requirements stated by the developer.

15″
Apple MacBook Air 15″
Apple MacBook Air 15″
MQKW3LL/A
2023 modelTrusted brand8 GB RAMThin
$1,299.00
$1,159.93
15″
Apple MacBook Air 15″
Apple MacBook Air 15″
MQKR3LL/A
2023 modelTrusted brand8 GB RAMThin
$1,299.00
$1,134.00
14″
Apple MacBook MTL73LL/A 14″
Apple MacBook MTL73LL/A 14″
Trusted brand8 GB RAMThin
$1,599.00
$1,449.00
13″
Apple MacBook Air 13″
Apple MacBook Air 13″
MRE82LL/A
Trusted brand8 GB RAMLightweighti5 CPUBudget choice
$379.00
16″
Apple MacBook M3 Pro 16″
Apple MacBook M3 Pro 16″
MRW13LL/A
Trusted brand18 GB RAMThin
$2,499.00
$2,299.00
13″
Apple MacBook Air 13″
Apple MacBook Air 13″
MREE2LL/A
Trusted brand8 GB RAMLightweighti5 CPUBudget choice
$389.95
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Updated on October 17, 2022.
These recommendations are based on technical details and requirements. We can't guarantee that the video-editing will run on every laptop.