I’m looking to purchase a new laptop computer to run ArcMap Pro for under $2300.00. Any suggestions?
Microsoft Surface Book... I use ArcGIS Pro on it all the time (and ArcMap as well)
Get as much of a machine as you can afford. Ram first, then chip, storage last
Surface Book... not surface Pro
You can spend less money on another machine, but ...
Adding to Dan's response essentially you want to keep in mind ArcGIS Pro 2.1 system requirements—ArcGIS Pro | ArcGIS Desktop
With these specs you should have a wide range of options available with better pricing options.
Another consideration...the Book can be used as a notebook (laptop) or a tablet since the screen is detachable and has separate video. Pen, mouse and trackpad. That limits the market somewhat.
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