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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
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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

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

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

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 Buck54th percentile
Versatility95th percentile
Power51th percentile
Storage Space74th percentile
Portability46th percentile
Battery Autonomy33th 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 US$628.
Asus ROG Strix G15 15-inch Gaming Laptop (G513IC-BS71-CB)

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

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 Buck51th percentile
Versatility85th percentile
Power56th percentile
Storage Space74th percentile
Portability44th percentile
Battery Autonomy22th 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 US$960.
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 Buck79th percentile
Versatility74th percentile
Power59th percentile
Storage Space74th percentile
Portability44th percentile
Battery Autonomy48th 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

Asus ROG Strix G10CE Gaming PC (G10CE(SPL)-BBI560-CB)

Asus ROG Strix G10CE Gaming PC (G10CE(SPL)-BBI560-CB)

This pre-built Gaming Rig is quite capable for the price, and if you're looking for a gamin PC you can take home and play with tonight, this could be

Performance in selected Apps

DaVinci Resolve60th percentile

Who it's For

  • Serious Video Editor
  • Serious Photo Editor
  • Hardcore Graphic Designer
  • Serious Multitasker
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck87th percentile
Versatility62th percentile
Power62th percentile
Storage Space74th percentile
Portability13th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, Home Edition

CPU

Intel Core i5-11400

GPU

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060, 12 GB

Memory

16 GB

Storage

512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for US$960. You could save 100% right now.
Acer Nitro 50 Gaming PC (N50-120-EB12)

Acer Nitro 50 Gaming PC (N50-120-EB12)

If you're looking for a gaming rig but have limited funds to do so, this system is a compelling solution. It's a powerful PC for the price and uses sm

Performance in selected Apps

DaVinci Resolve60th percentile

Who it's For

  • Serious Video Editor
  • Serious Photo Editor
  • Hardcore Graphic Designer
  • Serious Multitasker
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck85th percentile
Versatility54th percentile
Power69th percentile
Storage Space97th percentile
Portability21th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 11, Home Edition

CPU

AMD Ryzen 5 5600G

GPU

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060, 12 GB

Memory

16 GB

Storage

1.5 TB total, Solid State (very fast), 72000+ RPM hard drive (fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for US$1,330. You could save 28% right now.
Asus ROG Zephyrus G15 15-inch Gaming Laptop (GA503QE-BH92-CB)

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

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 Buck92th percentile
Versatility90th percentile
Power64th percentile
Storage Space90th percentile
Portability62th percentile
Battery Autonomy96th 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 US$1,108.