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post #51 of 183
This should be priced below $1700 because that's what the new MBP costs.. This should be more like $1400-1500 IF the battery can last more than 4 hours...
    
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post #52 of 183
Looks very good!
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post #53 of 183
Crazy ultrabook will be buying if I can afford it
post #54 of 183
With those specs, there's no hope for me to be able to afford one. My guess : $2,000+.
post #55 of 183
Definitely something to keep in mind when shopping for an notebook
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post #56 of 183
Quote:
Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post

I dont like the look. I tried the smaller version and for some reason i have this felling you cant really use these kind of laptops for any type of serious work. Kind of like what a TAB is right now. If you want a nice looking slim laptop stick to MAC.
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Edited by 3930K - 10/6/12 at 5:49am
post #57 of 183
i7-M or i7 ULV?

If they managed to cram a regular mobile (non-ULV) i7 on there and a GT650... Props to them. I can't remember the last time someone managed to beat Apple so soundly in their own territory.

Looks like they also smoothed out the excessively angled chassis from the 1st Zenbook too! thumb.gif

I'm impressed, Asus drool.gif
   
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post #58 of 183
It's very nice, personally though, I don't like the offset touchpad.
    
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post #59 of 183
I know that ultrabook is in its own league, but I can't see myself spending over $1300-$1400. If its in that price range than I'll get myself one for school and travel.
post #60 of 183
Looks like Asus renamed it, it's listed on Newegg and Asus' website right now, but not available yet.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834230692
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