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Systems to run DaVinci Resolve 18 on a budget.

Release Date 2004-01-01
Developer Blackmagic Design
Publisher Blackmagic Design
Pricing Model Freemium
Platforms Linux, Mac OS X, Windows
Official Site

Non-linear editing system originally developed by Da Vinci Systems. Although the latest versions are fully featured for video editing it's still better known by its original capabilities in color correction and grading. Blackmagic distributes both a free and paid version of the software. The cost for the paid version of DaVinci Resolve is $299 (as of 2018).

Genres

Video Editor

Tags

Animation, Audio Mastering, Audio Mixing, Chroma Key (a.k.a. Green Screen), Colour Grading, Colouring, Creative, Filters, Layers, Multicam Editing, Non-Linear Editing, Particle Effects, Recording Software, Rendering, Stabilization, Transition

Current Offers

Compatible Ready-Made Systems

The following Systems meet the minimal system requirements set by DaVinci Resolve 18's developers. So, it should run, but you might experience slowdowns when working with larger, heavier files.

Matches are sorted by price, so if what you see doesn't match your expectations and you can afford to pay more, feel free to move on to the next page.

Showing 1-6 of 18 items.
Asus ROG Strix G15 15-inch Gaming Laptop (G513IC-BS71-CB)

Asus ROG Strix G15 15-inch Gaming Laptop (G513IC-BS71-CB)

ranked #1 among Laptops priced under $1000

If you've been looking for a cost-effective gaming PC, this laptop has a bit more graphical horsepower which will go a long way to make more games pla

Performance in selected Apps

DaVinci Resolve59th percentile

Who it's For

  • Serious Video Editor
  • Serious Photo Editor
  • Serious Multitasker
  • Gamer
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck67th percentile
Versatility91th percentile
Power58th percentile
Storage Space70th percentile
Portability46th percentile
Battery Autonomy19th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 11, Home Edition

Screen

15", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

AMD Ryzen 7 4800H

GPU

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050, 4 GB

Memory

16 GB

Storage

512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$1,299. You could save 8% right now.
Asus TUF Gaming F15 15-inch Laptop (FX506LH-SS51-CB)

Asus TUF Gaming F15 15-inch Laptop (FX506LH-SS51-CB)

ranked #8 among Laptops priced over $1000

This laptop incorporates significantly more graphical horsepower than your run-of-the-mill PC without specializing all the way. As a result, you gain

Performance in selected Apps

DaVinci Resolve59th percentile

Who it's For

  • Serious Video Editor
  • Serious Photo Editor
  • Serious Multitasker
  • Gamer
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck32th percentile
Versatility95th percentile
Power47th percentile
Storage Space70th percentile
Portability47th percentile
Battery Autonomy27th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 11, Home Edition

Screen

15", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

Intel Core i5-10300H

GPU

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650, 4 GB

Memory

16 GB

Storage

512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$849.
Asus TUF Dash 15-inch Gaming Laptop (TUF516PR-BS71-CB)

Asus TUF Dash 15-inch Gaming Laptop (TUF516PR-BS71-CB)

ranked #5 among Laptops priced over $1000

If you need a portable PC capable of handling games and other graphically intensive tasks, this laptop could well be worth a look. It's a bit lighter

Performance in selected Apps

DaVinci Resolve59th percentile

Who it's For

  • Serious Video Editor
  • Road Warrior
  • Serious Photo Editor
  • Serious Multitasker
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck68th percentile
Versatility72th percentile
Power67th percentile
Storage Space70th percentile
Portability56th percentile
Battery Autonomy81th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, Home Edition

Screen

15", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

Intel Core i7-11370H

GPU

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070, 8 GB

Memory

16 GB

Storage

512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$1,599. You could save 6% right now.
Asus ROG Strix G15 15-inch Gaming Laptop (G513QC-BS91-CB)

Asus ROG Strix G15 15-inch Gaming Laptop (G513QC-BS91-CB)

If you're looking for a relatively affordable computer for visual work and even gaming away from your desk, this laptop could be of interest. The abse

Performance in selected Apps

DaVinci Resolve59th percentile

Who it's For

  • Serious Video Editor
  • Serious Photo Editor
  • Serious Multitasker
  • Gamer
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck84th percentile
Versatility79th percentile
Power60th percentile
Storage Space70th percentile
Portability46th percentile
Battery Autonomy49th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, Home Edition

Screen

15", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX

GPU

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050, 4 GB

Memory

16 GB

Storage

512 GB total

Pricing

Typically sells for C$1,449. You could save 100% right now.
Asus ROG Strix 15-inch Gaming Laptop (G513QY-DH99-CA)

Asus ROG Strix 15-inch Gaming Laptop (G513QY-DH99-CA)

ranked #2 among Laptops priced over $1000

If you need a gaming rig you can take out on the road, this could be a compelling solution. With fast storage and memory and a built-in gaming monitor

Performance in selected Apps

DaVinci Resolve59th percentile

Who it's For

  • Serious Video Editor
  • Road Warrior
  • Serious Photo Editor
  • Serious Multitasker
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck86th percentile
Versatility81th percentile
Power84th percentile
Storage Space70th percentile
Portability39th percentile
Battery Autonomy81th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, Home Edition

Screen

15", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), FreeSync, IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX

GPU

Acer Radeon RX 6800M, 12 GB

Memory

16 GB, Dual-Channel

Storage

512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$1,999. You could save 25% right now.
Asus ROG Zephyrus G15 15-inch Gaming Laptop (GA503QE-BH92-CB)

Asus ROG Zephyrus G15 15-inch Gaming Laptop (GA503QE-BH92-CB)

ranked #1 among Laptops priced over $1000

This laptop does a decent job both as a gaming PC and as a mobile workstation. The omission of a webcam is becoming more common for gaming laptops, an

Performance in selected Apps

DaVinci Resolve59th percentile

Who it's For

  • Serious Video Editor
  • Road Warrior
  • Serious Photo Editor
  • Hardcore Graphic Designer
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck89th percentile
Versatility88th percentile
Power63th percentile
Storage Space89th percentile
Portability60th percentile
Battery Autonomy97th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, Home Edition

Screen

15", 2560×1440(QHD, 3.7MP), FreeSync, IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

AMD Ryzen 9 5900HS

GPU

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 Ti, 4 GB

Memory

16 GB

Storage

1 TB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$1,499.