we should know the difference between a laptop and a desktop .we should also recognize the existence of desktops .if laptops can do all the works effectively the existence of desktops would be questionable. Any way laptop's config's have increased a lot but they cannot compete with the desktops with the same config.
To get rid of lagging disable all the unnecessary plug-in's and close all apps in background and simply save your ram space. Im sure this would help you.
My budget cant go over $600. I use corel videostudio pro x5 and I edit videos in 1080p. The videos I edit are about 2-3 minutes long with no special effects that are any crazier than simple green screen effects.
Ive been using the Hp probook which has been working fine, but gets a little laggy after a while.
I've been looking at the Asus k55n-ds81, which ive heard is amazing for $380. Tell me what you think! And thanks in advance.
(Sidenote) I don't need a ton of hard drive space because I have a 750gb external so maybe just around 500gb but that isn't a big factor for me.