The importance of graphics card for video/photo editing

I'm looking for a laptop suitable for working with, for example, premiere, lightroom or other photo/video editing software, but at the same time not too heavy, big or expensive. Do you know if graphics card is very important for video editing? Or it's the processor that does everything?

Basically I'm trying to decide with laptop to choose: or

Asus has less RAM and worse graphics card (+not supported adobe premiere gpu acceleration), but a better CPU and 7200rpm hdd.
Dell's got 1TB of storage, more usb ports, is lighter and I just like its design. What is more, dell has an optional full hd matte screen.

At first Dell seemed more 'balanced', but I'm pretty confused now.

I would be grateful if you could tell me which one I should choose for better video and photo editing experience. Could you also tell me if it's worth investing 160USD just to get matte full hd screen.

Thank you very much.
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  1. A GPU would be almost "necessary" for real-time 720p+ video editing. The CPU is just not fast enough to cope with the large amount of bitrate from a HD video (8-16mbps). Also, for video editing, a large screen with higher definition is a big plus because you will be able to see the entirety of the video without resizes or cropping (which can affect quality).

    I would not recommend these two laptops, the screens does not respect the standard ratio (16:9 or 16:10), and has way too little resolution. (1366 x 768)

    Hope it helps!,
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