While Apple's MacBook Pro is synonymous with being a creative, our last look at the best laptops for designers and artists (whether illustrators or 3D artists) crowned the Dell Precision 5510 as the one you want. Even the launch of Apple's new MacBook Pro last month – which finally gave the MBP 6th-generation Intel Core chips to match the 5510 – wasn't enough to usurp Dell's leading pro laptop, as the controversial Touch Bar is very much the poor cousin of a full touchscreen when travelling.

As the name implies, the Precision 5520 is a relatively minor update to the 5510 – but one that nonetheless likely firmly establishes this 15-inch model as superior to Apple's latest effort. Unless Dell's cocked something up, of course. So we'll reserve judgement until we see a review unit.

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