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A good video card speeds up the system. A few years back I upgraded my desktop video card from basic (low end) to a good mid-range card -- ALL applications ran faster. Look for video cards that have their own RAM and do not use the the main RAM.

Minimum RAM is 32 GB -- if doing high-end number crunching, get 64 GB or even 128 GB.

Get the biggest SSD you can. Better to have too much storage than have to replace the SSD later on.

CPU? Consider AMD, their higher end line-up is highly rated.

I agree with previous advice to get the smallest usable screen size to keep the unit light. I worked briefly with a guy who bragged about his tiny laptop, but he had poor screen resolution and worked hunched over, trying to read the screen ...

Have a docking station, good kbd & mouse, and dual monitors at all locations where you will sit.
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