Those days are going when you had to deal with heavy laptops for performance because today you can buy a lightweight laptop that offers the same speed and performance compared powerful to desktop computers. In this article, we will suggest you some of the best buy laptop that comes with Intel I7 8th generation CPU and more attracting specification.
You can read more about the difference between 7th generation and 8th Generation Intel I7 processor here.
|Product Name||# of Cores||Max Turbo Frequency||Processor Base Frequency||Cache|
|Intel® Core™ i7-8700K Processor||6||4.70 GHz||3.70 GHz||12 MB|
|Intel® Core™ i7-8700 Processor||6||4.60 GHz||3.20 GHz||12 MB|
|Intel® Core™ i7-8650U Processor||4||4.20 GHz||1.90 GHz||8 MB SmartCache|
|Intel® Core™ i7-8550U Processor||4||4.00 GHz||1.80 GHz||8 MB SmartCache|
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Hp envy 13-inch 13-AD128TU | buy options
- Key features: CPU: i7 8th gen, RAM: 8GB, Storage: 256GB SSD.
- Why: Helpful for bloggers and writers, lightweight just 1.3kg.
This is the one laptop I recently bought and have been using for my daily purpose. Late 2017 edition of HP Envy 13 looks really minimal with the minimal bezel on the screen and decent build quality. The body looks really recent and easy to hold and have the internal fan on the bottom side. Although the bottom side of this laptop is not scratch resistant after a few days I could notice some scratches which I wish I could remove but that’s not possible and it is heartbreaking to see an expensive Ultrabook with scratches in initial days.
The best version of HP Envy 13 starts with Intel I3 processor and goes to 8th generation i7 8550 Processor. If you need it touch version you can get with extra money in I5 and I7 model, the i7 touch model (which I have, Ad128TU) will cost around some 84k INR which roughly translates to $1,200) good news for those living in the US because you could get the HP Envy 13 Intel I7 4K screen variant for much lesser price.
It has 8GB ddr4 RAM coupled with Intel graphics processor 620 is not recommended for gaming but you can play Road Redemption, Redeemer. planet nomads and more with medium or low graphics settings. As the Intel I7 8th generation processor is powerful enough to run the game and do background process at the same time but you do will notice lags in the game because the variant I have does not have a dedicated graphics card or GPU (A GPU does the graphics process so your computer’s CPU don’t have to) of course you can plug an external GPU but you’re not certainly buying an ultrabook for gaming?
But I do feel for this price HP would have gone more in SSD department, it has only 256GB of SSD (which is fast no doubt) so you’re going to buy an external HDD if you need to store more data. I certainly feel that this is a little overpriced and you can get i7 8th gen in laptops starting with just $800.
Asus Vivobook S15
Name: Asus Vivobook S15 S510UN-BQ139T| buy options
Key features: CPU: Core i7 8th Gen, RAM: 16 GB, Storage: 1 TB HDD/128 GB SSD /2 GB Graphics. Thin and Light Laptop (15.6 inches, Gold, 1.7 kg)
Why this: Top notch specs for an affordable price, Despite thin body you can game.
it’s a must buy if you can compromise with touch and a little extra weight. This unit comes around 81,000 INR (less than the HP-13Ad128TU but better specs)it have just 128GB SSD along with 1TB HDD making booting your operating system (from SSD) much faster while the ability to store data in HDD partition. The weight is around 1.7kg which is not lightweight but also not heavy as you can do a little gaming on this laptop thanks to the NVIDIA GeForce MX150 graphics processor.
HP Pavilion 15
Name: HP Pavilion 15-cc100TX 15-inch | buy options
Key features: CPU: 8th Gen Core i7–8550U, RAM: 8GB, Storage: 1TB & 4GB Graphics
Well if you can compromise in weight department you should probably get going for the HP Pavilion 15 laptop, the CC100TX is a 2017 model and powered by Intel I7 8th generation core CPU along with 8 GB of RAM, the reason behind it is heavier than other laptops on this list is because it has 4GB dedicated graphics processor so you can do plenty of task along with some games.
Acer Nitro 5 Spin
NP515–51 15-inch, 2.2kg gaming laptop
Key features: CPU: i7 8th Gen, RAM: 8 GB, Storage: 1 TB HDD/256 GB SSD/ 4 GB Graphics
Inspiron 13 7370
Name: Inspiron 13 7370 – 13.3″ Touch Display
Key featuhres: CPU: 8th Gen Intel Core i7, RAM: 8GB, Storage: 256GB SSD – Intel UHD Graphics 620
ENVY x360 2-in-1
Key features: Flagship 15.6″ FHD Touchscreen, CPU: i7-8550U Quad-Core, RAM: 12GB, Storage: 1TB HDD
It runs on Intel UHD Graphics 620 so you can play some game, 15.6 inch IPS multi touch display and 360° hinge rotation for ultimate flexibility. Coupled with Intel i7 8th gen 8550U Quad-core CPU it runs at 1.8 Ghz speed which goes upto 4Ghz with Intel turbo boost. For gaming and editing purpose it has huge 12GB of RAM along with 1TB hard-drive. The weight is around 2.1KG which is not comfortable to use as a tablet for more than few hours.
Asus UX430UA Core i5 7th Gen
Name: Asus UX430UA (14-inch) | buy options
Why: Weight just 1.25kg, almost top-notch feature in a thin and lightweight body.
Key features: CPU: i5 7th gen, RAM: 8 GB RAM, Storage: 512 GB SSD/Windows 10 Home.
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