The best laptops for music production

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1. Best overall: MacBook Pro 14 M3
2. Best small: MacBook Pro 13
3. Value Windows: Asus Zenbook
4. Value Apple: MacBook Air M2
5. Best 17-inch: Dell XPS 17
6. Best gaming: ROG Strix Scar 16
7. Best 2-in-1: Surface Studio 2
8. Best loud: Razer Blade 18
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The best laptops for music production are those that can handle intensive audio processing without frequent hiccups, freezes, or crashes. That doesn't necessarily mean you need the absolute top-of-the-line spec. But a current-generation Intel or AMD processor coupled with at least 16GB of RAM is highly recommended. 

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Matt Hanson

Matt has been a technology journalist for over 15 years, writing for publications such as T3, MacFormat and Creative Bloq. He's a managing editor of TechRadar, Creative Bloq's sister site, where he can be found writing about and reviewing laptops, computers, monitors and more. He often writes for Creative Bloq, helping creatives find their perfect laptop or PC.

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