Best decently priced laptops for video and 3D editing – 2023

November 25, 2022 by


I am currently heavily researching for a very good laptop that has a great balance between the price and the configuration and power. My budget for it is not very high, maybe let’s say around GBP 1000…

So armed with all that very clear information, I started to research the huge ocean of offers out there, which is in my humble opinion, extremely confusing, making this choosing activity quite annoying.

But not all hope is lost. So, we know a video/3d laptop definitely needs to firstly have a great video card, capable of heavy rendering, with at least 6GB RAM.

Since I love Blender as both 3D and Video editor, I found they actually made a top of the best video cards bencharked by their team:

There is another good article here:

Then, the video files take tons of space, so a minimum of 1TB of hard disk space is required.

OMEN by HP 16-b1001na Gaming Laptop with Core™ i7 and RTX™ 3070 TiAcer Predator Helios 300 PH315-55ASUS ROG Zephyrus G15 15.6″ Gaming LaptopMSI GF66 Katana 15.6″ 240Hz FHD Core i7 RTX 3070 TiDell G15 Gaming Laptop – Obsidian Black Special EditionDELL G15 5520 15.6″ Gaming Laptop – Intel® Core™ i9, RTX 3070, 1 TB SSD
Intel® Core™ i7 12700H (12th Generation)Intel Core i7-12700HAMD Ryzen 9 6900HS Processori7-12700H Intel Processor12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HIntel® Core™ i9-12900H Processor
16 GB RAM16GBRAM: 16 GB DDR5 / 16GBDDR4 Memory16 GB, 2 x 8 GB, DDR5, 4800 MHz, dual-channel16 GB DDR5
1 TB SSD1TB SSDStorage: 1 TB SSD
NVIDIA® GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU (8 GB GDDR6 dedicated)NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070Ti (Its 8GB GDDR6)Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti 8 GBGeForce RTX 3070 Ti NVIDIA GraphicsNVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070Ti (Its 8GB GDDR6)NVIDIA GeForce
RTX 3070
8 GB
Display: 40.9 cm (16.1″) diagonal, QHD (2560 x 1440), 165 Hz, 3 ms response time, IPS, micro-edge, anti-glare, Low Blue Light, 300 nits, 100% sRGB15.6 inch15.6″15.615.6″, QHD 2560 x 1440, 240Hz, WVA, Non-Touch, Anti-Glare, 400 nit, Narrow Border, LED-Backlit15.6″ Full HD screen / 165 Hz

1920 x 1080p
Touchscreen: NoTouchscreen: NoTouchscreen: NoTouchscreen: NoTouchscreen: NoTouchscreen: No
Backlit keyboard: Yes (RGB)Backlit keyboard: Yes (RGB)Backlit keyboard: Yes (RGB)Backlit keyboard: Yes (red)Internal UK/Irish Qwerty Backlit Keyboard with Numeric Keypad (No G-Key)Backlit membrane keyboard with numerical keypad
Keyboard numeric pad: NoKeyboard numeric pad: YesKeyboard numeric pad: NoKeyboard numeric pad: YesKeyboard numeric pad: YesKeyboard numeric pad: Yes
Can use 3 Monitors: YesCan use 2 Monitors: YesCan use 2 Monitors: YesCan use 2 Monitors: NoCan use 2 Monitors: YesCan use 2 Monitors: Yes

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