I am going to buy a laptop in the UK and I would like your opinions. I use Linux and running VMs, programming etc.
Basically these are my priorities: 1) 14'' screen 2) I am interesting just for the performance 3) may I would prefer a good screen
I don't play games, no video editing etc, speakers doesn't matter I am between the following options:
a)HP Elitebook 840 G6 14'' [Intel® Core™ i7-8565U with Intel® UHD / Graphics 620 (1.8 GHz base frequency, up to 4.6 GHz with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology, 8 MB cache, 4 cores) 35.56 cm (14") diagonal FHD UWVA anti-glare WLED-backlit, 220 cd/m², 100% sRGB (1920 x 1080) 16 GB memory; 512 GB PCIe® NVMe™ M.2 SSD storage]
--- thermal issues? performance? --- ---linux compatibility---
b)Lenovo Thinkpad T480s [Intel Core i7-8650U Processor / Intel UHD Graphics 620 (8MB Cache, up to 4.20GHz), 14.0" FHD (1920x1080), IPS, 250nits, Anti-glare / 256GB Solid State Drive, M.2 2280, NVMe, Opal 2.0]
--- thermal issues? performance? --- (I have read a lot bad reviews about that) ---linux compatibility---
c)Lenovo Thinkpad P43s [Intel Core i7-8565U Processor (1.80GHz, up to 4.60GHz with Turbo Boost, 4 Cores, 8MB Cache) / NVIDIA Quadro P520 2GB GDDR5 64Bit / 14.0" WQHD (2560x1440), IPS, 500nits, Glare/ 16GB DDR4 2400MHz SoDIMM / 256GB Solid State Drive, M.2 2280, NVMe, Opal, TLC --- thermal issues? performance? --- (I have read a lot bad reviews about that, very bad performance - https://www.notebookcheck.net) ---linux compatibility---
d) HP ZBook 14u G6 Core i7-8565U 16GB 512GB SSD Radeon Pro WX3200 4GB 14 Inch --- thermal issues? performance? --- ---linux compatibility---
e)Refurbished Razer Blade Stealth H4T QHD+ Core i7-8550U 16GB 512GB 13.3 Inch 3200x1600 srceen resolution --- thermal issues? performance? --- ---linux compatibility---
I will appreciate you help. Thank you.