Best Selling Laptops / Notebooks and Ultrabooks Starting $1,500 and Up 2015

Looking for some serious laptop upgrade? Searching for a laptop that comes with latest technology advancements, best video cards, fastest processors? You are in luck, there are plenty of such laptops available, but they come with a price more than $1,500 per piece. If money is not an obstacle for you - I bet you will find your laptop soon.

Apple or PC? Following trends on Amazon's best seller list - seems Apple Macbook Pro dominates this list. 

Gaming laptop? I guess you should make your choice between ASUS ROG series and MSI Gaming Series laptops, speaking of second - MSI (Micro-Star International) - Taiwanese electronics company with it's MSI Gaiming series is one of MSI’s most distinctive product lines to incorporate high-end, durable components that have passed the military class certification. Aimed at fulfilling the needs and expectations that gamers demand, the MSI GAMING Series offers the edge they need in speed, sound, sight, and stability. (Source)

One is common for all of these laptops - most of them come with Intel Core i7 Fourth-generation Intel Core i7 processors, 16GB of RAM, and Nvidia GeForce graphic cards.

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Apple MacBook Pro MGXA2LL/A 15.4-Inch Laptop with Retina Display (NEWEST VERSION)

Apple MacBook Pro MGXA2LL/A 15.4-Inch Laptop with Retina Display (NEWEST VERSION)

Retina Display The 15‑inch model has over 5 million pixels so you can retouch your photos or edit a home movie in HD and experience an astounding level of clarity. Text is razor sharp, too, so even everyday things like browsing the web and revising a document are better than ever.

It's a display worthy of world's most advanced notebook.

Intel Core i7 Fourth-generation Intel Core i7 processors help you power through the most complicated technical computing tasks. Integrated Iris Pro Graphics and advanced NVIDIA graphics give you tons of pixel-driving horsepower. State-of-the-art I/O like Thunderbolt 2 gives you high-performance expansion unprecedented in a notebook. And at the center of it all is an entirely flash-based architecture that makes everything you do incredibly fast and responsive. Specs like these define a whole new standard for notebook computing.

Lightweight MacBook Pro packs a lot of power into not a lot of space. Apple designers and engineers reconsidered each detail of every internal component to maximize performance and minimize size. As a result, these notebooks are the thinnest, lightest, and highest-performance MacBook Pro models ever made

  • 2.2 GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i7 Processor (Turbo Boost up to 3.4 GHz, 6 MB shared L3 cache)
  • 16 GB 1600 MHz DDR3L RAM; 256 GB PCIe-based Flash Storage
  • 15.4-inch IPS Retina Display, 2880-by-1800 resolution
  • Intel Iris Pro Graphics
  • OS X Mavericks, Up to 8 Hours of Battery Life
 

Apple MacBook Pro MGXC2LL/A 15.4-Inch Laptop with Retina Display

Apple MacBook Pro MGXC2LL/A 15.4-Inch Laptop with Retina Display

  • 2.5 GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i7 Processor (Turbo Boost up to 3.7 GHz, 6 MB shared L3 cache)
  • 16 GB 1600 MHz DDR3L RAM; 512 GB PCIe-based Flash Storage
  • 15.4-inch IPS Retina Display, 2880-by-1800 resolution
  • Intel Iris Pro and NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M Graphics
  • OS X Yosemite
 

ASUS ROG G751JT-DH72 17.3-Inch Laptop (Black)

ASUS ROG G751JT-DH72 17.3-Inch Laptop (Black)

Experience unbeatable mobile gaming performance on the new ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) G751 gaming laptop, now featuring a 4th-gen Intel Core i7 processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M graphics. With ASUS TurboMaster technology, the G751 offers stable GPU overclocking along with an optimized dual-fan cooling system that keeps everything cool even in the heat of battle. Booting Steam and recording your gameplay has never been easier thanks to the new quick-access keys on the G751.

  • Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5 GHz
  • 16 GB DDR3
  • 1000 GB 7200 rpm Hard Drive, 256 GB Solid-State Drive
  • 17.3-Inch Screen, Nvidia GTX970M 3GB GDDR5
  • Windows 8.1
 

Samsung ATIV Book 9 2014 Edition 15.6-Inch Touchscreen Laptop (Intel Core i7, Mineral Ash Black)

Samsung ATIV Book 9 2014 Edition 15.6-Inch Touchscreen Laptop (Intel Core i7, Mineral Ash Black)

Experience faster, better performance thanks to this laptop's 4th generation Intel Core i7 processor. The i7 delivers improved graphics, battery life, and security along with Intel Hyper-Threading Technology, which allows the processor core to work on two tasks simultaneously. This enables you to watch HD movies, create PowerPoint presentations, and multitask with ease while enjoying a display that is quick, crisp, and lifelike.

  • Intel Core i7 4500U 1.8 GHz (4 MB L3 Cache)
  • 8 GB DDR3L SDRAM
  • 256 GB Solid-State Drive
  • 15.6-Inch Capacitive Touchscreen, Intel HD Graphics 4400
  • Windows 8.1, Up to 8.8-hour battery life
 

Razer Blade 14" QHD+ Touchscreen Gaming Laptop 256GB - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M

Razer Blade 14" QHD+ Touchscreen Gaming Laptop 256GB - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M

Razer Blade’s spectacular QHD+ display pumps out 5.76 million pixels for breathtaking clarity, hyper-realistic sharpness, and jaw-dropping color intensity. Now equipped with the highest resolution 14” notebook display available, the Razer Blade provides stunningly beautiful image quality, unspeakably crisp text for documents, and the most intensely realistic gaming possible.

With so many beautiful pixels before your eyes, it becomes impossible to distinguish individual pixels. The “screen door” artifacting of lower-resolution displays disappears, and what remains is the most visually stunning notebook display in the world.

  • Intel Core i7-4702HQ 2.2 GHz / 3.2 GHz (Base/Turbo)
  • 8GB DDR3L-1600MHz
  • 256GB Solid-State Drive (SATA M.2)
  • Windows 8.1, 14.0-inch QHD+ 3200x1800, 10 point Touchscreen
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M (3GB GDDR5)
 

Dell XPS15-6845sLV 15.6-Inch Touchscreen Laptop (Intel Core i7 Processor, 16GB RAM, 1TB Hard Drive)

Dell XPS15-6845sLV 15.6-Inch Touchscreen Laptop (Intel Core i7 Processor, 16GB RAM, 1TB Hard Drive)

Premium materials, intense power and a stunning QHD+ (3200x1800) 15.6” touch display, 5x the resolution of a standard HD display.
 
  • Intel Core i7-4712HQ Processor
  • 16.0 GB DDR3L SDRAM
  • 1 TB Hard Drive, 32 GB Solid-State Drive
  • 15.6-Inch Screen, NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M
  • Windows 8.1
 

Razer Blade 14" QHD+ Touchscreen Gaming Laptop 512GB - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M

Razer Blade 14" QHD+ Touchscreen Gaming Laptop 512GB - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M

  • Intel Core i7-4702HQ 2.2 GHz / 3.2 GHz (Base/Turbo)
  • 8GB DDR3L-1600MHz
  • 512GB Solid-State Drive (SATA M.2)
  • Windows 8.1, 14.0-inch QHD+ 3200x1800, 10 point Touchscreen
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M (3GB GDDR5)
 

MSI GS-Series GS60 GHOST-003;9S7-16H212-003 15.6-Inch Laptop

MSI GS-Series GS60 GHOST-003;9S7-16H212-003 15.6-Inch Laptop

A phantom of gaming has revealed itself and its here to stay. Unbelievably thin and supernaturally powerful, the GS60 Ghost is ultra-portable gaming incarnate. Become part of the game with intense graphics performance powered by NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 860M GPU. Turn up your settings and watch your games come to life with FSAA, dynamic lighting, particle effects and accelerated realism with NVIDIA PhysX. Extend your play time up to 2 times longer, automatically, with GeForce Battery Boost.

  • Intel Core i7-4700HQ 2.4 GHz (6 MB Cache)
  • 16 GB DDR3L SDRAM
  • 1 TB 7200 rpm Hard Drive, 128 GB Solid-State Drive
  • 15.6-Inch Screen, NVIDIA Geforce GTX860M with 2GB GDDR5 VRAM
  • Windows 8.1
 

MSI G Series GS60 Ghost Pro-052 15.6-Inch Laptop (Aluminum Black)

MSI G Series GS60 Ghost Pro-052 15.6-Inch Laptop (Aluminum Black)

  • Intel Core i7-4700HQ 2.4 GHz (6 MB Cache)
  • 12 GB DDR3L SDRAM
  • 1 TB 7200 rpm Hard Drive, 128 GB Solid-State Drive
  • 15.6-Inch Screen, NVIDIA GeForce GTX870M with 3GB GDDR5 VRAM
  • Windows 8.1
 

Razer Blade Pro 17 Inch Gaming Laptop 256GB - Windows 8.1 - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M

Razer Blade Pro 17 Inch Gaming Laptop 256GB - Windows 8.1 - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M

Powered by quad-core Intel Core i7 processor, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860m graphics, 16GB of DDR3L RAM, and with SSD storage performance, the new Blade Pro is faster and more powerful than ever before.

  • Intel Core i7-4700HQ 2.4 GHz
  • 16.0 GB DDR3L SDRAM
  • 256 GB Solid-State Drive
  • 17.4-Inch Screen, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M
  • Windows 8.1

MSI GS60 GHOST PRO 3K-097 Gaming Notebook - Intel Core i7-4710HQ, 16GB DDR3L Memory, 128GB m2SATA + 1TB 7200RPM HDD, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M w/3GB GDDR5, 15.6" WQHD+ 3K (2880 x 1620) Display, Windows 8.1 64-Bit

MSI GS60 GHOST PRO 3K-097 Gaming Notebook - Intel Core i7-4710HQ, 16GB DDR3L Memory, 128GB m2SATA + 1TB 7200RPM HDD, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M w/3GB GDDR5, 15.6" WQHD+ 3K (2880 x 1620) Display, Windows 8.1 64-Bit

  • Windows 8.1
  • 128GB m2SATA SSD + 1TB HDD (7200RPM)16GB DDR3L 1600MHz System Memory
  • Intel Core™ i7-4710HQ Processor
  • 15.6" WQHD+ 3K Display (2880x1620; 16:9)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M 3G GDDR5
 
ASUS ROG G750JZ-DS71 17.3-inch Gaming Laptop, GeForce GTX 880M Graphics
 
ASUS ROG G750JZ-DS71 17.3-inch Gaming Laptop, GeForce GTX 880M Graphics
Locked and loaded with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 880M dedicated graphics, the G750JZ lets you visualize victory on HD+ resolutions with the fastest notebook GPU ever. With a single click, the NVIDIA GeForce Experience software optimizes games for the best performance and image quality possible. The result is a smooth frame rate with zero lag. Now you can play your favorite FPS or RPG as it was intended without even worrying about battery life – the Optimus Technology automatically switches between discrete and integrated graphics to deliver the performance you need, when you need it, while extending playing time.
  • Intel Core i7-4700HQ 2.4Ghz (Turbo 3.4 GHz)
  • 24 GB DDR3
  • 1 TB 7200 rpm Hard Drive, 256 GB Solid-State Drive
  • 17.3-inch screen, GeForce GTX 880M 4GB
  • Windows 8.1, 3.5-hour battery life

MSI Computer GS60 GHOST PRO-044;9S7-16H512-044 15.6-Inch Laptop

MSI Computer GS60 GHOST PRO-044;9S7-16H512-044 15.6-Inch Laptop

  • Intel Core i7-4710HQ (2.5GHz, 6MB Cache)
  • 12GB DDR3L 1600 MHz
  • 1TB 7200RPM Hard Drive, 128GB M.2 Solid-State Drive
  • 15.6-inch Full HD eDP Anti-glare Screen; NVIDIA Geforce GTX970M with 3GB GDDR5 VRAM
  • Windows 8.1

MSI Computer GS70 Stealth Pro-099 17.3-Inch Laptop

MSI Computer GS70 Stealth Pro-099 17.3-Inch Laptop

  • Intel Core i7-4710HQ (2.5GHz, 6MB Cache)
  • 16GB DDR3L 1600 MHz
  • 1TB 7200RPM Hard Drive, 128GB mSATA Solid-State Drive
  • 17.3-inch Full HD eDP Anti-glare Screen; NVIDIA Geforce GTX970M with 6GB GDDR5 VRAM
  • Windows 8.1

Razer Blade Pro 17 Inch Gaming Laptop 512GB - Windows 8.1 - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M

Razer Blade Pro 17 Inch Gaming Laptop 512GB - Windows 8.1 - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M

The 17 inch Razer Blade Pro has the power to do more than ever before with 2.4 GHz of quad core processing power and Turbo Boost speeds up to 3.4 GHz. Gaming was just the beginning. With this much speed and muscle, it’ll make quicker and smoother work from processor-intensive applications like Adobe Premiere, Photoshop, and more.

  • Intel Core i7-4700HQ 2.4 GHz
  • 16.0 GB DDR3L SDRAM
  • 512 GB Solid-State Drive
  • 17.4-Inch Screen, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M
  • Windows 8.1

MSI Computer GS70 Stealth Pro-097 17.3-Inch Laptop

MSI Computer GS70 Stealth Pro-097 17.3-Inch Laptop

  • Intel Core i7-4710HQ (2.5GHz, 6MB Cache)
  • 16GB DDR3L 1600 MHz
  • 1TB 7200RPM Hard Drive, 384GB mSATA Solid-State Drive
  • 17.3-inch Full HD eDP Anti-glare Screen; NVIDIA Geforce GTX970M with 6GB GDDR5 VRAM
  • Windows 8.1

MSI Computer GS70 STEALTH GS70 STEALTH PRO-003;9S7-177314-003 17.3-Inch Laptop

MSI Computer GS70 STEALTH GS70 STEALTH PRO-003;9S7-177314-003 17.3-Inch Laptop

  • Intel Core i7-4710HQ (2.5GHz, 6MB Cache)
  • 16GB DDR3L 1600 MHz
  • 1TB 7200RPM Hard Drive, 256GB mSATA Solid-State Drive
  • 17.3-inch Full HD eDP Anti-glare Screen; NVIDIA Geforce GTX970M with 3GB GDDR5 VRAM
  • Windows 8.1

MSI Computer GT72 DOMINATOR GT72 DOMINATOR-214;9S7-178111-214 17.3-Inch Laptop

MSI Computer GT72 DOMINATOR GT72 DOMINATOR-214;9S7-178111-214 17.3-Inch Laptop

  • Intel Core i7-4710HQ (2.5GHz, 6MB Cache)
  • 16GB DDR3L 1600 MHz
  • 1TB 7200RPM Hard Drive, 256GB M.2 Solid-State Drive
  • 17.3-inch Full HD eDP Anti-glare Screen; NVIDIA Geforce GTX970M with 6GB GDDR5 VRAM
  • BD Burner; Windows 8.1

Lenovo ThinkPad T440p 20AN009CUS 14-Inch Laptop (Black)

Lenovo ThinkPad T440p 20AN009CUS 14-Inch Laptop (Black)

Performance, efficiency and durability make the T440p the corporate laptop workhorse that sets the benchmark. With its award winning keyboard and ultra long battery life the T440p will be with you every step of the way, wherever your business takes you.

  • Processor: Intel Core i7-4600M Dual Core Processor (4M Cache, 2.90GHz - 3.60GHz)
  • 8 GB DDR3L SDRAM
  • Hard Drive: 240GB Solid State Drive
  • 14-Inch Screen, NVIDIA GeForce GT 730M / Intel HD Graphics 4600
  • Windows 7 Professional 64-Bit preinstalled using Windows 8 Professional using downgrade rights, 12.7-hour battery life

MSI Computer GS70 STEALTH PRO-065;9S7-177314-065 17.3-Inch Laptop

MSI Computer GS70 STEALTH PRO-065;9S7-177314-065 17.3-Inch Laptop

  • Intel Core i7-4710HQ (2.5GHz, 6MB Cache)
  • 12GB DDR3L 1600 MHz
  • 1TB 7200RPM Hard Drive, 128GB mSATA Solid-State Drive
  • 17.3-inch Full HD eDP Anti-glare Screen; NVIDIA Geforce GTX970M with 3GB GDDR5 VRAM
  • Windows 8.1

MSI Computer GT60 DominatorPro 3K-475 15.6-Inch Gaming Laptop - Core i7-4800MQ / 16GB RAM / 128G SSD + 1TB HDD / GTX 880M 8GB Graphics / 3K Display

MSI Computer GT60 DominatorPro 3K-475 15.6-Inch Gaming Laptop - Core i7-4800MQ / 16GB RAM / 128G SSD + 1TB HDD / GTX 880M 8GB Graphics / 3K Display

Windows 8.1. World' 1st gaming notebook with 3K Wide-viewing LCD display. World's 1st gaming notebook with NVIDIA Surround technology. Enthusiast level NVIDIA GeForce GTX 880M discrete graphics card provides great performance and ultra image quality. SteelSeries Engine to customize every key and devise for personalizing your play style. XSplit Gamecaster for easily recording gaming moments, broadcasting and sharing live gameplay sessions to YouTube, Twitch, UStream and more. Exclusive Super RAID 2 with 3 SSD RAID0 gives over 1500MB/s reading speed! Exclusive Cooler Boost 2 technology improves 15% cooling performance with lower noise. Killer DoubleShot combines high-performance Ethernet and Wi-Fi for superior speed and lower latency of online gaming and streaming. Keyboard by SteelSeries with full color LED back light and solid feedback design. Keyboard by SteelSeries with full color LED back light and solid feedback design. Sound by Dynaudio for authentic fidelity audio performance. Matrix display with max 4 displays to expend the vision for extreme gaming experience or multi tasks.

  • Intel Core i7-4800MQ (2.7 GHz, 6 MB Cache)
  • 16 GB DDR3L SDRAM
  • 1 TB 7200 rpm Hard Drive, 128 GB Solid-State Drive
  • 15.6-Inch Screen, NVIDIA Geforce GTX880M with 8GB GDDR5 VRAM
  • Windows 8.1

MSI GS70 STEALTH PRO-212 Core i7, 16GB, 17.3" FHD (1920X1080), Super RAID 2, GTX 870M Gaming Notebook

MSI GS70 STEALTH PRO-212 Core i7, 16GB, 17.3" FHD (1920X1080), Super RAID 2, GTX 870M Gaming Notebook

  • Intel Core i7-4710HQ Processor
  • 16 GB DDR3 RAM
  • 3 x 128GB SSD in Super RAID 2 + 1TB HDD 7200rpm
  • 17-Inch Screen
  • Windows 8.1

Lenovo X1 Carbon 14-Inch Touchscreen Ultrabook (20A7006RUS) Black

Lenovo X1 Carbon 14-Inch Touchscreen Ultrabook (20A7006RUS) Black

The lightest 14" Ultrabook in the world also gives you powerful performance and a fully-customizable interactive experience, including touch, voice and gesture control. The unique Adaptive Keyboard makes you more productive, and you'll love the stunning QHD display, long battery life, Intel SSD and much more. It's the ultimate Ultrabook experience.

  • Intel Core i7-4600U 2.1 GHz Processor
  • 8 GB DDR3 RAM
  • 256 GB Solid-State Drive
  • 14-Inch Screen
  • Windows 8.1, 9-hour battery life

MSI Computer Corp. GS70 Stealth Pro-210 17.3-Inch Laptop

MSI Computer Corp. GS70 Stealth Pro-210 17.3-Inch Laptop

  • Intel Core i7-4710HQ Processor (2.5 GHz, 6 MB Cache)
  • 16 GB DDR3L RAM
  • 128 GB mSATA Solid-State Drive and 1 TB 7200 RPM Hard Drive
  • 17.3-Inch Screen; NVIDIA GeForce GTX870M Graphics with 6 GB GDDR5 VRAM
  • Windows 8.1

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