Apple MacBook Pro with Retina display

Best power notebook, by the Wirecutter

A high-end laptop is the best option for people who need something more powerful than a Windows ultrabook or a MacBook Air, but do not want a gaming computer. It is good for demanding tasks, such as image and video editing.

Here are the best power notebooks according to the Wirecutter.

Apple MacBook Pro (15-inch, Retina display)

Apple MacBook Pro

(15-inch, Retina display)

“Our pick”

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“Also great”
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Dell XPS 15

“Also great: The Windows alternative”

Wirecutter is a collection of lists of the best gadgets. Founded by former Gizmodo’s editor Brian Lam, it is aimed at “people who don’t want to take a lot of time figuring out what to get”. Its choices are usually very reliable and take weeks or months of research and testing.

Source: The Wirecutter
Last checked on: 18 February 2016