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Systems to run Visual Studio Code on a budget.

Release Date 2015-04-29
Developer Microsoft
Publisher Microsoft
Pricing Model Open Source
Platforms Linux, Mac OS X, Windows
Official Site

Visual Studio Code a Microsoft branded source code editor under Microsoft Software License based on an open-source and free source code editor Microsoft vscode developed by Microsoft for Windows, Linux and macOS. It includes support for debugging, embedded Git control, syntax highlighting, intelligent code completion, snippets, and code refactoring. It is also customizable, so users can change the editor's theme, keyboard shortcuts, and preferences. It is free and open-source, although the official download is under a proprietary license.

Genres

Integrated Development Environment, Text Editor

Tags

Autocompletion, Break Points, Debugging, Git Integration, Moddable, Syntax Highlighting

Current Offers

Compatible Ready-Made Systems

The following Systems meet the minimal system requirements set by Visual Studio Code'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 31 items.
Lenovo 14-inch IdeaPad 3 Chromebook (82KN0002CF)

Lenovo 14-inch IdeaPad 3 Chromebook (82KN0002CF)

Even by Chromebook standards, this netbook is a bit humble, but it's a cost-efficient solution for everyday needs.

A few characteristics could impe

Performance in selected Apps

Visual Studio Code42th percentile

Who it's For

  • Casual Worker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck42th percentile
Versatility100th percentile
Power16th percentile
Storage Space7th percentile
Portability77th percentile
Battery Autonomy86th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Linux, Android, Chrome OS

Screen

14", 1366×768(1366 × 768, 1MP), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

MediaTek MT8183

GPU

ARM Mali-G72

Memory

4 GB

Storage

32 GB total, Media Card Reader, eMMC Storage (slow)

Pricing

Acer Chromebook 311 (CB311-9H-C29L)

Acer Chromebook 311 (CB311-9H-C29L)

ranked #10 among Laptops priced under $1000

Chromebooks excel as easy-to-carry travel companions for those of us who need to remain connected on the go, and this model is no exception. A USB-C d

Performance in selected Apps

Visual Studio Code31th percentile

Who it's For

  • Multitasker
  • Casual Worker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck14th percentile
Versatility96th percentile
Power7th percentile
Storage Space7th percentile
Portability93th percentile
Battery Autonomy57th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Linux, Android, Chrome OS

Screen

12", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

Intel Celeron N4000

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics 600

Memory

4 GB

Storage

32 GB total, Media Card Reader

Pricing

Typically sells for US$209.
Acer 14-inch Chromebook 314 (CB314-1H-C1S4)

Acer 14-inch Chromebook 314 (CB314-1H-C1S4)

ranked #12 among Laptops priced under $1000

This Chromebook has a larger screen, helping readability without compromising ease of transportation too much.

Performance in selected Apps

Visual Studio Code31th percentile

Who it's For

  • Casual Worker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck9th percentile
Versatility47th percentile
Power7th percentile
Storage Space7th percentile
Portability75th percentile
Battery Autonomy68th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Linux, Android, Chrome OS

Screen

14", 1366×786(1366 × 786, 1.1MP), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

Intel Celeron N4000

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics 600

Memory

4 GB

Storage

32 GB total, Media Card Reader, eMMC Storage (slow)

Pricing

Typically sells for US$275.
HP 14-inch Laptop (14-dq2088ca)

HP 14-inch Laptop (14-dq2088ca)

ranked #2 among Laptops priced under $1000

If you need a laptop to handle simple homework efficiently without breaking the bank, this model could be the answer.

Performance in selected Apps

Visual Studio Code59th percentile

Who it's For

  • Casual Nomad
  • Casual Worker
  • Audio Editor

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck44th percentile
Versatility56th percentile
Power28th percentile
Storage Space70th percentile
Portability84th percentile
Battery Autonomy84th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, Home Edition

Screen

14", 1366×768(1366 × 768, 1MP), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

Intel Core i3-1115G4

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics

Memory

8 GB

Storage

512 GB total, Media Card Reader, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for US$350.
HP 14-inch Laptop (14-fq0038ca)

HP 14-inch Laptop (14-fq0038ca)

ranked #7 among Laptops priced under $1000

This cost-efficient laptop could be a compelling option for everyday tasks and entertainment. It's not the most powerful PC out there, but it has a qu

Performance in selected Apps

Visual Studio Code50th percentile

Who it's For

  • Multitasker
  • Casual Worker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck28th percentile
Versatility33th percentile
Power23th percentile
Storage Space70th percentile
Portability88th percentile
Battery Autonomy14th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, Home Edition

Screen

14", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

AMD Ryzen 3 3250U

GPU

AMD Radeon Vega 3 Graphics

Memory

8 GB

Storage

512 GB total, Media Card Reader, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for US$432.
Acer Vero 15-inch Eco-Friendly Laptop (AV15-51-55ZQ)

Acer Vero 15-inch Eco-Friendly Laptop (AV15-51-55ZQ)

ranked #5 among Laptops priced under $1000

If you're interested in reducing the environmental impact of your digital activities but cannot afford some of the pricier options, this laptop might

Performance in selected Apps

Visual Studio Code100th percentile

Who it's For

  • Aspiring Creative
  • Photo Editor
  • Multitasker
  • Productivity-Focused User
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck30th percentile
Versatility84th percentile
Power35th percentile
Storage Space70th percentile
Portability74th percentile
Battery Autonomy51th 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 i5-1155G7

GPU

Intel Iris Xe Graphics

Memory

8 GB

Storage

512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for US$522.