It’s no news that core i9 processors have made their way into laptops, hence We now have core i9 laptops. Core i7 laptops no longer represent the highest end laptops, we now have core i9 laptops.
Core i9 laptops are found in the bulky gaming laptops and also in thin and light business laptops.
In this article I am going to be making a descriptive list of the best core i9 laptops you can buy in 2018.
Taking first place in the list is the Asus Rog G703G
1. Asus Rog G703G
The Asus Rog G703G is not just a core i9 laptop, but the most powerful there is right now. Being the most powerful core i9 laptop makes the Asus Rog G703G the most powerful laptop in 2018.
From it’s build to it’s hardware everything is just outrageous, gamer oriented.
The Asus Rog G703G features a 17.3 inch 1080p display with 144HZ refresh rate with G-sync technology having 3MS response time. This display can get as bright as 269 nits and as dark as 0.21 nits.
The Rog G703G was built like a tank. Being 50mm thick, the Rog G703G is wrapped in a chassis made of gun metal aluminum .
The Asus Rog G703G is powered by Intel’s core i9 processor 8950HK clocked at 4.5 GHz. The Asus Rog G703G features 64GB of DDR4 ram, a full desktop grade Nividia GTX 1080 graphics card with 8GB of DDR5 memory, which is overclocked at 1974MHZ.
For storage, the Asus Rog G703G features a 2TB HDD, 4 NVME PCIE SSD’s that sum up to 1.2TB. These SSDS have a read and write speed of 8.7GB per second.
Normal SSDS have around 600MB read and write speed.
Every good thing comes for a price. The Asus Rog G703 costs $5000.
A $5000 laptop isn’t your average laptop, those who really need it for productive purposes will purchase it.
3D animators, Game developers, Cinematographers this one is for you.
2. Acer Predator Helios 500
The Acer predator Helios 500 is the second most outrageous laptop you can get get in 2018.
The Acer predator Helios 500 is also as bulky as the Rog G703G. Acer predator Helios 500 weighs 4KG. Making not nothing compared to your everyday thin business laptop.
The Acer predator Helios 500 features a 17.3 Full HD display with 144HZ refresh rate with G-sync.
The Acer predator Helios 500 is powered by a Intel core i9 processor 8950HK clocked at 4.5GHz.
The Acer predator Helios 500 features 64GB of DDR4 ram, 1TB of NVME SSD storage, 2TB of HDD storage and 8GB of Nividia GTX 1070 graphics ram.
This configuration is just enough for you to play all the latest games at high settings.
The Acer predator Helios 500 features a special 3D metal alloy blade system for a lot of cooling air flow to damping thermal throttling.
Ports on the Acer predator Helios 500 includes; 3 USB 3.0, headphone jack, RJ45 Ethernet port, 2 thunder bolt USB type c ports, full sized HDMI port and a full size display port.
3. Dell XPS 15 9570
The Dell XPS 15 9570 is nothing like the two laptops already discussed when it comes to design.
The Dell XPS 15 9570 is a core i9 laptop that bears the build of a business laptop. The Dell XPS 15 9570 even features a 15.6 inch near bezeless display.
The Dell XPS 15 features an aluminum chassis, a carbon fiber palm rest, glass track pad and chicklet keys.
This is just to give a description of how fine looking the Dell XPS 15 9570 is.
The Dell XPS 15 9570 is powered by Intel’s core i9 processor 8750H, Nivida GtX 1050Ti max Q graphics card, 32GB of DDR4 ram, 1 TB SSD.
Ports on the Dell XPS 15 9570 includes a headphone jack, USB thunderbolt port with 4 Lanes of PCIE, USB 3.0 port and HDMI.
The Dell XPS 15 9570 is on sale for $2,300.