If you have a big budget, you can afford a fantastic laptop and thus approach your shopping with a laundry list of requirements.
Such is the case with the modestly named forum user Iamnewtotech, who writes:
Well, we've got two picks for you, depending on what your preferences for portability and gaming. If you want a laptop that weighs less than 3 pounds, look no further than the 2.65-pound Dell XPS 13, our favorite laptop. For $1,799, you can get it with an 8th Gen Core i7 CPU, 8GB of RAM, a 256GB SSD and a 4K display.
The only issue with that machine is that it has integrated graphics, which can only run Overwatch on the lowest settings. Other than that, it checks all of your boxes, and has enough performance for the editing you want. Plus, the battery lasts nearly 9 hours on a single charge.
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But if you want more gaming prowess, you'll want the larger Dell XPS 15. The $1,999 model is at the high end of your budget, but its Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 graphics have 4GB of dedicated memory and should be enough for your gaming.
The XPS 15's Intel Core i7-7700HQ CPU and 16GB of memory should be enough for your needs, and it lasts more than 8 hours on a charge. It also has a touch screen, which you asked about. Of course, it's not as lightweight, weighing in at 4.6 pounds.
So, dear reader, it's up to you to decide which best fits your needs. Good luck!
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