I need a laptop mainly for multimedia $2261+

Russax

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I need a laptop with some power to it, capable of handling video editing, photoshop, 3D modeling, rendering, simulations etc. And is as color accurate as possible.

I've been looking at:
- ASUS ZenBook Pro UX501VW
- Dell XPS 15 (9550)
- ASUS Rog G752VT
(if you have a better suggestion please tell)

The ASUS Rog just seems a little bit too big and is more for gaming?

My budget is preferably 15000 DKK (€2000, $2261) but I'm willing to up it to 18000 DKK (€2417, $2713).

Thanks in advance!
 

hang-the-9

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For your uses and budget you may want to look at workstation instead of gaming laptops. Lenovo P models http://shop.lenovo.com/us/en/laptops/thinkpad/p-series/p70/ HP Z Book, Dell Precision. Gaming laptops are made for gaming speeds, workstations are made for accuracy and pro work, with video cards more suited to 3D programs like AutoCAD.
 

hang-the-9

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For your uses and budget you may want to look at workstation instead of gaming laptops. Lenovo P models http://shop.lenovo.com/us/en/laptops/thinkpad/p-series/p70/ HP Z Book, Dell Precision. Gaming laptops are made for gaming speeds, workstations are made for accuracy and pro work, with video cards more suited to 3D programs like AutoCAD.
 

xDeuiii

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Indeed, it's hard to choose from these 3. You're right about the ROG, it's bulky and will be more appealing to gamers. Now we're left with the Zenbook and the Dell. There are insignificant differences between them. The Dell is lighter but the Zenbook has better battery life. However, the Dell has 3 configurations to choose from:

Screen CPU RAM / Storage Price
1920 x 1080 Core i3-6100H 8GB / 500GB HDD $999
3840 x 2160 Core i7-6700HQ 16GB / 512GB SSD $2299
1920 x 1080 Core i7-6700HQ 8GB / 256GB SSD $1499

The 3840 x 2160 screen has significantly lower battery life.

In the end, I would recommend the Zenbook simply because of it's price(~$1500) for same performance and 512GB SSD compared to $2300 for 521GB SSD and also for the better battery life.
 

Russax

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I have thought about getting the Zenbook, but what I've seen from video reviews it has a lot of glare to it?
 

xDeuiii

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Yep, it's quite "glary", you'll often see yourself on the screen especially when the video is dark. The Dell has better screen but it doesn't differentiate between similar colours quite well, example between blue and magneta.
 

Russax

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Would it be possible to color calibrate the Dell XPS 15?
I've read that you can calibrate the colors, so that it will be more accurate?

I just think the ASUS Zenbook will give me a headache in the long run with the glare. If I could get an "anti-glare filter" it could maybe fix it, just not sure if it would have any other side effects. Because of the glare, I think I might go with the Dell XPS 15 and hope I can calibrate the colors to be more "accurate".
 
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