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Two things to consider are: the scale of your project and the stability of your equipment.
While laptops are really powerfull now, an external hard drive is almost mandatory for an intensive project. Keeping your media on one drive and your editing application on the other will allieviate strain on your equipment.
Laptops are prone to wear and tear by their portable nature. This can lead to unstable editing environments. It’d be good to check into the "failure rates" of specific models.
Many people use laptops to edit, myself included. They are a wonderfull way to bring your project with you wherever you go.
-Andrew Burke, Videomaker