A friend of mine quipped a number of years ago that “the computer you really want always costs $5,000.” Over time, the cost has come down, and you can certainly buy a high-end laptop for less than $2,000 today. But the point of the joke is still true. Unless money is absolutely no issue for you, you will have to make same trade-offs such as:
Faster CPU or more RAM
Lighter weight or less expensive
Paying more for a brand name or less for an off-brand product
Bigger and better display or less cost
You shouldn't ever judge a CPU just on the basis of its speed. Many facets of the architecture of a CPU besides its raw speed can affect its performance. ...