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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.

ASUS TUF 17″
ASUS TUF 17″
FX706HCB-ES51
$899.99
$699.99
ASUS TUF 15″
ASUS TUF 15″
FX506LH-AS51
$649.99
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-54-79L1
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-54-79L1
NH.QF6AA.002
$1,031.74
$1,019.00
Dell G16 7620
Dell G16 7620
6DM28
$2,199.99
$2,197.49
ASUS TUF Dash 15
ASUS TUF Dash 15
FX517ZM-AS73
$1,299.99
$1,157.37
ASUS TUF 15″
ASUS TUF 15″
FA506IH-AS53
$699.99
$664.00
Lenovo Legion 5 15″
Lenovo Legion 5 15″
82JW00BDUS
$1,189.99
$899.99
ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15
ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15
G533ZW-AS94
$1,946.89
$1,943.00
HP Victus 15
HP Victus 15
$693.74
$664.92
Acer Nitro 5 15″
Acer Nitro 5 15″
AN515-45-R21A
$1,149.99
$859.99
ASUS TUF 17″
ASUS TUF 17″
FX706HM-ES74
$1,399.99
$1,194.99
Acer Swift X 14″
Acer Swift X 14″
SFX14-41G-R1S6
$1,069.99
$780.00
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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.

Lenovo IdeaPad 15″
Lenovo IdeaPad 15″
82SB0001US
$899.99
$599.99
HP Victus 15″
HP Victus 15″
$587.00
Lenovo IdeaPad 15″
Lenovo IdeaPad 15″
82K20015US
$699.99
$609.65
Lenovo IdeaPad 15″
Lenovo IdeaPad 15″
82K200UTUS
$739.99
$624.44
MSI GF63 15″
MSI GF63 15″
$643.99
MSI GF63 15″
MSI GF63 15″
Thin 11SC-693
$549.99
$524.63
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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 Air Apple M1 13″
Apple MacBook Air Apple M1 13″
MGN63LL/A
$999.00
$799.99
Apple MacBook Air Apple M1 13″
Apple MacBook Air Apple M1 13″
MGND3LL/A
$999.00
$799.99
Apple MacBook Air 13″
Apple MacBook Air 13″
MLY33LL/A
$1,199.00
$1,049.00
Apple MacBook Pro 14” (2021)
Apple MacBook Pro 14” (2021)
MKGT3LL/A
$2,499.00
$1,999.99
Apple MacBook Pro 16” (2021)
Apple MacBook Pro 16” (2021)
MK193LL/A
$2,699.00
$2,299.00
Apple MacBook Air 13″
Apple MacBook Air 13″
MLY13LL/A
$1,199.00
$1,049.00
Apple MacBook Pro 14” (2021)
Apple MacBook Pro 14” (2021)
MKGP3LL/A
$1,934.93
$1,909.00
Apple MacBook Air Apple M1 13″
Apple MacBook Air Apple M1 13″
$1,198.00
$998.99
Apple MacBook Air 13″
Apple MacBook Air 13″
MLY43LL/A
$1,499.00
$1,349.99
Apple MacBook Pro 13″
Apple MacBook Pro 13″
MNEQ3LL/A
$1,499.00
$1,349.00
Apple MacBook Pro 13” (2017)
Apple MacBook Pro 13” (2017)
MPXR2LL/A
$499.00
Apple MacBook Pro 16” (2021)
Apple MacBook Pro 16” (2021)
MK183LL/A
$2,499.00
$2,199.00
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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.