Best laptops configuration for Dotnet Developer in 2022

If you are working as dotnet developer with Visual studio 2022 and Sql Server 2019 or 2022. Then your system requirement should be like this

Hardware requirement for Visual Studio 2022

  • 1.8 GHz or faster 64-bit processor; Quad-core or better recommended. ARM processors are not supported.
  • Minimum of 4 GB of RAM. Many factors impact resources used; we recommend 16 GB RAM for typical professional solutions.
  • Windows 365: Minimum 2 vCPU and 8 GB RAM. 4 vCPU and 16 GB of RAM recommended.
  • Hard disk space: Minimum of 850 MB up to 210 GB of available space,

Hardware requirement for Sql Server 2019

Memory *Minimum:

Express Editions: 512 MB

All other editions: 1 GB


Express Editions: 1 GB

All other editions: At least 4 GB and should be increased as database size increases to ensure optimal performance.
Processor SpeedMinimum: x64 Processor: 1.4 GHz

Recommended: 2.0 GHz or faster
Processor Typex64 Processor: AMD Opteron, AMD Athlon 64, Intel Xeon with Intel EM64T support, Intel Pentium IV with EM64T support

We need some memory for running window 10 or 11, while working on project we need also Team or Zoom Metting, we also need to open 4 to 5 tabs on browsers.

Minimum Ram Requirement

Visual Studio 20224GB
Sql Server 20191 to 4 GB
Window OS1 GB
Browser with 5 to 8 Tabs1 GB
Team/Zoom/Postman and Other utilities software (like VPN, Antivirus)1 GB

Minimum processor requirement

It should be Quad core (4 cores) with minimum processor speed 2.0 GHz with 16 GB ram and SSD Hard Disk

For me suggestion we will planning to buy new laptop, we should have to consider 8 to 10 cores processor with 16 GB Ram.

Here is the list of laptops, I have compiled for dotnet developers. I also recently purchased i7 12 gen laptop for me.

10 cores Processor with 16 GB Ram (Intel i5/i7 12 Gen)

Price Range from (45K to 70K)

Acer Aspire 3 Intel Core i5 12th Generation 15.6-inch (39.6 cms) Full HD Laptop – (16GB/512 GB SSD/Windows 11 Home/MS Office/1.7 Kg/Silver) A315-59

(Renewed) Acer Aspire 3 Intel Core i5 12th Generation 15.6-inch (39.6 cms) Full HD Laptop – (16GB/512 GB SSD/Windows 11 Home/MS Office/1.7 Kg/Silver) A315-59

Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 5 12th Gen Intel Core i7 15.6″(39.62cm) FHD IPS Laptop (16GB/512GB SSD/Win 11/Office 2021/Backlit KB/Fingerprint/FHD Camera/Alexa/3 Month Game Pass/Storm Grey/1.85Kg), 82SF004XIN

6 Cores with 16 GB (Ryzen 5 5-5625U) Laptops

Price Range from (45K to 55K)

(Renewed) HP Pavilion 15,Ryzen 5-5625U, 16GB RAM/512GB SSD 14 inch(35.6 cm) Laptop, FHD IPS Micro-Edge Display/Radeon Graphics/Backlit Keyboard/Alexa/B&O Audio/MS Office 2021,15-eh2024au, Natural Silver

HP Pavilion 15 AMD Ryzen 5-5625U, 16GB RAM/512GB SSD 15.6inch(39.6 cm) FHD IPS Micro-Edge Display/Radeon Graphics/Backlit Kb/Windows 11 Home/Alexa/B&O Audio/Office 2021,15-Eh2024au

Honor MagicBook 14, AMD Ryzen 5 5500U 14-inch (35.56 cm) FHD IPS Anti-Glare Thin and Light Laptop (16GB/512GB PCIe SSD/Windows 11/Fingerprint Login/Metal Body/Backlit KB/1.38Kg), Gray, NobelM-WFQ9AHNE

8 Cores with 16 GB (Ryzen 7 5700U)

Prices: 55K

HP 14s, Ryzen 7- 5700U 16GB RAM/512GB SSD 14-inches (35.6 cm) FHD, IPS, Micro-Edge Display/AMD Radeon Graphics/Alexa/Win 11/Backlit KB/Dual Speakers/MSO 2021/1.46 Kg, 14s- fy1005AU , Windows 11 Home

Summary: In this post, we saw that what should be minimum configuration laptops for dotnet developer in 2022. Please fill free to share your thought and input on this.


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