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1. Best overall: MacBook Pro 14 (M2)
2. Best value: MacBook Air M2
3. Best big screen: Dell XPS 17
4. Best small screen: MacBook Pro 13 (M2)
5. Best gaming: ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15
6. Best Windows: Surface Laptop Studio
7. Best big MacBook: MacBook Pro 16 (M2)
8. Best dual screen: ASUS Zenbook Pro Duo 15
9. Best of the rest: LG Gram 17
10. Best of the rest: Surface Laptop 4
11. FAQs

The best laptops for music production may cost a bit more, but you'll save time and money overall because they'll let you work quickly and efficiently, with a minimal chance of being held up by stuttering, freezing or crashing. 

Below, you'll find our list of the best laptops for music production for you to choose from. We've curated this list using our expertise, industry contacts and extensive review experience. We've taken into account everything from power and memory to screen size and portability. To learn more about our review process, see our guide to how we test laptops, PCs and workstations.

While these laptops are all great for music production, you might want to compare them with other creative laptops, especially if you’re a jack-of-all-trades. If so, don't miss our guides to the best laptops for video editing, as well as the best laptops for animation. Or, if you want a laptop that transforms into a tablet, try our picks of the best 2-in-1 laptops for creatives.

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Here, we've summed up the most important bits about our top picks of laptops for music production. Simply click on 'read more below' to get even more information, including links to our reviews.

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