8 powerful laptops for business 2016: Best laptops for business power users: What is the best laptop for business?
Finding a laptop that houses both raw power and a sleek design can prove tricky and with the price of powerful laptops being high, it's important to get the right one. (See also: Best laptops for UK business)
Here are 8 powerful laptops for business users...
1. Best laptop for business: HP Pavilion Gaming Notebook
The HP Pavilion Gaming Notebook is a budget gaming laptop that houses lots of power for not a lot of money (well compared with other gaming equivalents). This laptop has 8GB or RAM, 1TB of hard drive storage and a 1,920 x 1,080 IPS display.
Today's price on Amazon: £849.00 - £1,634.70
2. Best laptop for business: MSI GS60 Ghost Pro
The MSI GS60 Ghost Pro is a lightweight and slim laptop with gaming power. It comes with 16GB of RAM, 128GB of SSD storage and 1TB of hard drive storage and a 15.6 inch screen. However, the MSI is quite pricey compared to others.
Today's price on Amazon: £1,185 - £1,658
3. Best laptop for business: Alienware 17
This has a 17 inch 1080p display, 16 GB of RAM and 256 GB of SSD storage and 1TB of hard drive storage. It has a large 17.3 inch screen and a distinctive look. According to reviews, some users have had overheating problems and while this isn't uncommon with powerful laptops but can be a real annoyance.
Today's price on Amazon is £1,300 - £2,000
4. Best laptop for business: Chillblast Defiant 2 Mini
The Chillblast comes with a Quad-core Intel CPU processor, meaning running multiple programmes and the latest games shouldn't be an issue. This laptop comes with 8GB of RAM, 1TB of storage and a 13 inch screen size.
Today's price on chillblast.com is £899
5. Best laptop for business: Asus G751JY
This laptop provides 32GB of RAM, 1TB on hard disk and 512GB SSD and weighing in at 10.5 pounds, it's pretty big compared to others. This Asus will definitely be at the top of most executives’ budgets which could also be a deciding factor for some.
Today's price on Amazon is £1,600 - £2,500
6. Best laptop for business: MSI GT72 Dominator Pro G-1438
The Dominator has 16 GB of RAM, around 1128 GB of storage and big 17.3 inch screen. One downside of the Dominator is its size. To house such power it loses out on sleek design.
Today's price on Amazon is £1,768- £2,141
7. Best laptop for business: Aorus X3 Plus v3
This slim, lightweight laptop has 16GB of RAM, two 256GB SSD and a 14 inch screen. The Aorus laptop weighs in 4.12 pounds making it one of the most lightweight laptops we have listed.
Today's price on Amazon is £1,800 - £2,100
8. Best laptop for business: Origin EON15-X
With desktop power, the Origin EON15-X is very powerful with 16GB of RAM, 250GB SSD storage and 1TB hybrid-hard drive storage.
Today's price on originpc.com is around £1127
Samsung's Portable SSD T1 offers storage from 250GB to 1TB, and starts at $199
Micron ships M500DC SATA SSDs with capacities from 120GB to 800GB, priced at $1 per gigabyte
A shortage may stall SSD prices, but the cost-per-gigabyte will continue to decline