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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 it's preferred to have a media laptop with a modern graphics processing unit for successfully running PP.

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.

MSI THINGF6312066 15″
MSI THINGF6312066 15″
$1,198.60
$999.00
Lenovo IdeaPad 15″
Lenovo IdeaPad 15″
82SB0001US
$899.99
$649.99
ASUS TUF Dash 15
ASUS TUF Dash 15
FX517ZM-AS73
$1,149.99
$1,129.99
ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15
ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15
G533ZW-AS94Q
$2,049.99
$1,699.99
ASUS TUF F15
ASUS TUF F15
FX506LH-AS51
$711.73
ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15
ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15
G533QS-DS94
$1,999.99
$1,499.99
ASUS ROG Strix G16
ASUS ROG Strix G16
G614JI-AS94
$1,999.99
ASUS ROG Strix G15
ASUS ROG Strix G15
G513RC-IS74
$1,299.99
ASUS ROG Strix G16
ASUS ROG Strix G16
G614JV-AS73
$1,679.97
$1,399.99
ASUS TUF 15″
ASUS TUF 15″
FA507RM-ES73
$1,399.99
$1,179.00
MSI GF 15″
MSI GF 15″
$694.78
Dell Inspiron 16 Plus 7620
Dell Inspiron 16 Plus 7620
RVN44
$1,695.00
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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.

MSI GF63 15″
MSI GF63 15″
222-NEW
$1,099.99
$584.25
Lenovo IdeaPad 15″
Lenovo IdeaPad 15″
82K200UTUS
$739.99
$645.88
MSI GF63 15″
MSI GF63 15″
Thin 11SC-693
$599.00
$594.00
Lenovo IdeaPad 15″
Lenovo IdeaPad 15″
82K20015US
$699.99
$647.00
HP Victus 15″
HP Victus 15″
$642.99
MSI GF63035 15″
MSI GF63035 15″
GF63 THIN 10SC-035
$598.00
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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.

Apple MacBook MacBook Air M1 13″
Apple MacBook MacBook Air M1 13″
MGN93LL/A
$978.00
Apple MacBook MacBook Pro 13″
Apple MacBook MacBook Pro 13″
MNEQ3LL/A
$1,449.99
Apple MacBook Pro 13” (2017)
Apple MacBook Pro 13” (2017)
MPXQ2LL/A-A-R
$469.00
$420.00
Apple MacBook MacBook Air 13″
Apple MacBook MacBook Air 13″
MLXY3LL/A
$1,165.53
Apple MacBook MacBook Air 13″
Apple MacBook MacBook Air 13″
MLY33LL/A
$1,198.76
$1,049.99
Apple MacBook Pro 16” (2021)
Apple MacBook Pro 16” (2021)
MK183LL/A
$2,499.00
$1,999.97
Apple MacBook Air 13” (2018)
Apple MacBook Air 13” (2018)
MREE2LL/A-cr
$699.00
$698.99
Apple MacBook Pro 15” (2017)
Apple MacBook Pro 15” (2017)
MPTU2LL/A
$640.00
$575.00
Apple MacBook Pro 15” (2017)
Apple MacBook Pro 15” (2017)
MPTT2LL/A-cr
$680.17
$643.99
Apple MacBook MacBook Pro 13″
Apple MacBook MacBook Pro 13″
Z16S4LL/A
$1,699.00
Apple MacBook Pro 15” (2018)
Apple MacBook Pro 15” (2018)
$750.65
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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.