Updated December 20, 2018 by Daniel Imperiale

The 10 Best Computers For Graphic Design

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This wiki has been updated 6 times since it was first published in December of 2018. Professional creators are liable to need more power and resolution from their devices than most. The computers for graphic design on our list are sure to meet the needs of most programs commonly used in the industry, from Adobe Creative Suite to CorelDraw, GIMP, and more. All boast great displays and fast processors, as well as plenty of RAM and storage space for large image files. When users buy our independently chosen editorial choices, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best computers for graphic design on Amazon.

10. Dell XPS 15

9. MSI P65 Creator 8RF-450US Ultra Thin

8. Acer Aspire S24-880-UR12 AIO Desktop

7. HP Envy Curved AIO PC

6. Lenovo Yoga 920 2-In-1

5. Huawei MateBook X Pro Signature Edition Thin

4. Microsoft Surface Studio 2

3. Apple MacBook Pro 15-Inch

2. Microsoft Surface Book 2

1. Apple iMac Pro

Editor's Notes

December 17, 2018:

In years past, Apple would likely have been pushed back by a lack of flexibility and significant RAM limitations in their laptops, but their more recent lineup features impressive enough specs, married to their spectacular displays, to push them toward the top of the list. Microsoft's Surface series offers serious options for Windows users.

Daniel Imperiale
Last updated on December 20, 2018 by Daniel Imperiale

Daniel Imperiale holds a bachelor’s degree in writing, and proudly fled his graduate program in poetry to pursue a quiet life at a remote Alaskan fishery. After returning to the contiguous states, he took up a position as an editor and photographer of the prestigious geek culture magazine “Unwinnable” before turning his attention to the field of health and wellness. In recent years, he has worked extensively in film and music production, making him something of a know-it-all when it comes to camera equipment, musical instruments, recording devices, and other audio-visual hardware. Daniel’s recent obsessions include horology (making him a pro when it comes to all things timekeeping) and Uranium mining and enrichment (which hasn’t proven useful just yet).

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