Best Laptops For Ableton 2020 (1)

Best Laptops For Ableton 2021

In this modern age, making music has been made easy in a way that you do not need extra instruments or devices to compose, record, arrange, mix, or master music. Many companies have released software that provides these features in one. Ableton Live is a well-known name and used by many for composing music etc. it is a digital audio workstation supported on both OS and Windows laptops, and here you can find the best laptops for Ableton.

Ableton is specially made for live performance, and DJs frequently use its features like beatmatching, crossfading, and others. Such software that has a lot of work going and most of the time working life, it is important to have the right laptop for it. The Ableton software has specified the system specifications a laptop should have to make it run without an issue. It runs on both Windows and Mac OS but at least has the following specs:

For Windows OS Laptops:

WINDOWS: 64-bit – Windows 7, 8 or 10

PROCESSOR: 64-bit Intel Core or AMD multi-core processor. However, the Intel core is recommended due to a much faster speed.

RAM: Minimum of 4 GB RAM or a maximum of 8 GB or more.

DISPLAY: At least 1366×768 display resolution.

COMPATIBLE HARDWARE: ASIO compatible audio hardware for Link support and optimal audio performance.

PORTS: USB 2.0 or better ports for program installation.

INTERNET CONNECTIVITY: Faster internet connection is recommended due to processes like authorizing and updating Live, and downloading additional content.

STORAGE SPACE: Approximately a minimum of 3 GB disk space on the system drive for the basic installation and the recommendation of maximum space is 8 GB. Moreover, a laptop should have up to 76 GB of disk space for additionally storing audio content.

For Mac OS laptops:

OPERATING SYSTEM: OS X 10.11.6 or later

PROCESSOR: Intel Core Duo Processor or Intel Core i5 Processor or faster.

RAM: 4 GB RAM or 8 GB or more.

DISPLAY: At least 1280x800p display resolution

INTERFACE: Core Audio compliant audio interface recommended

PORTS: USB port (USB 2.0 or better) for program installation

INTERNET CONNECTIVITY: Faster internet connection is recommended due to processes like authorizing and updating Live, and downloading additional content.

STORAGE SPACE: Approximately a minimum of 3 GB disk space on the system drive for the basic installation and the recommendation of maximum space is 8 GB. Moreover, a laptop should have up to 76 GB of disk space for additionally storing audio content.

Best Laptops For Ableton 2021

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If you want to run your Ableton software smoothly without a lag to increase your productivity and no worry of it crashing mid life then here are the best laptops for Ableton.

Apple MacBook Pro

Apple MacBook Pro

Specifications:

Processor 2.2GHz 6-core 8th-generation Intel Core i7 processor with Turbo Boost up to 4.1GHz
RAM 16 GB
GPU Radeon Pro 555x or 560x Graphics with 4GB of video Memory, Intel UHD Graphics 630
Storage 512 GB SSD
Display 15.4-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit Retina display, 2880-by-1800 native resolution
Battery 10 hours
Weight 4 pounds
Dimensions 9.5 x 13.8 x 0.6 inches
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Acer Aspire VX 15 Gaming Laptop

Acer Aspire VX 15 Gaming Laptop

Specifications:

Processor 7th Generation Intel Core i7-7700HQ
RAM 16 GB
GPU NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti with 4 GB of dedicated GDDR5 VRAM
Storage 256 GB SSD
Display 15.6″ Full HD (1920 x 1080) widescreen IPS display
Battery 6 hours
Weight 5.5 pounds
Dimensions 15.31 x 10.45 x 1.14 inches
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HP Spectre x360

HP Spectre x360

Specifications:

Processor Intel Core i7-8550U ,1.8 GHz
RAM 16 GB
GPU NVIDIA GeForce MX150 (2 GB GDDR5 dedicated)
Storage 512 GB SSD
Display 15.6″ diagonal 4K IPS eDP micro-edge BrightView WLED-backlit (3840 x 2160)
Battery 10 hours
Weight 4.4 pounds
Dimensions 9.88 x 14.00 x 0.70 inches
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Razer Blade Pro 17

Razer Blade Pro 17

Specifications:

Processor Quad Core 7th gen Intel Core i7
RAM 16 GB
GPU NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics
Storage 256 GB SSD + 2 TB HDD
Display 17.3 inches Full HD IPS display with 120Hz refresh rate
Battery 5 hours
Weight 6.8 pounds
Dimensions 16.70 x 11.00 x 0.88 inches
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Lenovo Yoga 710

Lenovo Yoga 710

Specifications:

Processor 7th Generation Intel Core i5-7200U Dual-Core
RAM 8 GB
GPU Intel HD Graphics 620
Storage 256 GB SSD
Display 15.6 inches, IPS touchscreen, 1920×1080 p resolution
Battery 11 hours
Weight 2.6 pounds
Dimensions 14.10 x 9.60 x 0.70 inches

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Acer Predator Helios 300

ACER PREDATOR HELIOS 300 

Specifications:

Processor 7th Generation Intel Core i7 Processor 2.8GHz with Turbo Boost Technology up to 3.8GHz
RAM 16 GB
GPU NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 with 6 GB
Storage 256 GB SSD
Display 15.6″ Full HD (1920 x 1080) widescreen IPS display
Battery 7 hours
Weight 6 pounds
Dimensions 15.35 x 10.47 x 1.05 inches
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HP OMEN 17.3

Specifications:

Processor Intel Quad Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz
RAM 12 GB
GPU NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050TI (4 GB GDDR5 dedicated)
Storage 1 TB HDD + 128 GB SSD
Display 17.3″ Full-HD IPS UWVA Anti-Glare WLED-backlit (1920 x 1080)
Battery 3 hours
Weight 6.2 pounds
Dimensions 16.3 x 10.98 x 1.17 in

Newest Lenovo Business Flagship Laptop

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Specifications:

Processor Intel Quad Core i7-8550U at 1.8GHz (8M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz)
RAM 12GB DDR4 RAM
GPU Intel Integrated HD Graphics
Storage 1TB HDD
Display 15.6″ Touchscreen HD LED Backlight (1366 x 768) Display
Battery 5 hours
Weight 2.6 pounds
Dimensions 14.88 x 10.24 x 0.90 inches
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ASUS M580VD-EB54 VivoBook

ASUS M580VD-EB54 VivoBook

Specifications:

Processor 7th Generation Intel Core i5-7300HQ quad-core 2.5GHz
RAM 8 GB
GPU NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 2GB
Storage 256 GB SSD
Display 15.6″ Full HD, anti-glare display
Battery 3 hours
Weight 5 pounds
Dimensions 15.00 x 10.10 x 0.80 inches
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Toshiba Satellite Fusion 15

Toshiba Satellite Fusion 15

Specifications:

Processor Intel Core i5-5200U 2.30 GHz with Turbo Boost Technology up to 2.80 GHz
RAM 8 GB
GPU Intel HD Graphics 520
Storage 1 TB HDD
Display 15.6 in diagonal LED-backlit Full HD TruBrite IPS touchscreen (1920 x 1080
Battery 4 hours
Weight 4.9 pounds
Dimensions 9.6 x 14.9 x 0.9 inches
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Acer Aspire 7

Acer Aspire R 15

Specifications:

Processor 8th Generation Intel Core i7-8750H 6-Core
RAM 8 GB
GPU NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti with 4 GB of dedicated GDDR5 VRAM
Storage 128 GB SSD + 1 TB HDD
Display 15.6″ Full HD (1920 x 1080) Widescreen LED-backlit IPS
Battery 5-6 hours
Weight 5 pounds
Dimensions 10.35 x 15.02 x 0.94 inches
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Dell XPS 9570

Dell XPS 9570

Specifications:

Processor 8th Generation Intel Core i7 8750H 9MB Cache
RAM 16 GB
GPU NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
Storage 512 GB SSD
Display 15.6 inch FHD 1920 x 1080, Infinity Edge Anti Glare, Non touch IPS
Battery 14 hours
Weight 4.4 pound
Dimensions 9.30 x 14.10 x 0.66 inches
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LG Gram 17Z990-R.AAS9U1

LG Gram 17Z990-R.AAS9U1

Specifications:

Processor 8th Gen. Intel Core i7-8565U
RAM 16 GB
GPU Intel UHD Graphics 620
Storage 1 TB SSD
Display 17 inch WQXGA (2560 x 1600) IPS display
Battery 19 hours
Weight 3 pounds
Dimensions 15.00 x 10.50 x 0.70 inches
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  • 72Wh Lithium battery (Up to 19.5 hours)

Microsoft Surface Book 2

Microsoft Surface Book

Specifications:

Processor 8th generation Intel Quad Core i7
RAM 16 GB
GPU NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 discrete GPU w/2GB GDDR5 Graphics Memory
Storage 1 TB
Display 13.5″ touchscreen PixelSense Display
Battery 17 hours
Weight 3.6 pounds
Dimensions 12.30 x 9.14 x 0.90 inches
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MSI GS63VR Stealth Pro-230

MSI GS63VR Stealth Pro-230

Specifications:

Processor Intel Core i7-7700HQ , 2.8-3.8GHz
RAM 16GB DDR4 2400MHz
GPU NVIDIA’s GTX 1060 6G GDDR5
Storage 256 GB SSD + 2 TB HDD
Display 15.6″ Full HD, Full HD eDP IPS-Level 1920×1080
Battery 3 hours
Weight 9.5 pounds
Dimensions 14.96 x 0.69 x 9.80 inches

 

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