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post #11 of 22
macbook air, the trackpad and display are great. other stuff is higher resolution, but the difference between 900-1080p on a 13" screen shouldn't be massive
post #12 of 22
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Surface Pro or Samsung Series 9 or Asus Zenbook or Dell XPS 13 or Lenovo Yoga or MacBook Air... Those are really the best UBooks.

Well, Dell XPS 13 and MacBook Air is expensive for at least 1000 dollar.
Sure it is the best, but it is still expensive as hell.

Lenovo YogaPad is okay, but there are few flaws for it.
First is the comfort holding it in tablet mode.
You'll be annoyed by pressing the keys.
Yes, the keys will b disable, but it does NOT change the fact that you are pressing it
Second is the price for the specs.
You can find a better ultrabook for better specs at that price.

Only difference from YogaPad and other ultrabooks and tablet is the ability to change between those two.
Is it worth it? It depend if you willingly to use both of the features.

Surface Pro and Series 9 is okay.

I would prefer an ultrabook.
You can try Lenovo ThinkPad for 14"
You can grab a high res for 1600x900, i5 CPU that is under i3, probably add a 128gb or 256 SSD, upgrade to 9 cell battery life from 6 cell, it has ultrabay meaning you can add another HDD or SSD by replacing the optical drive, and etc.
     
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I want add about ThinkPad.
You can also add a professional graphic card that can be used for graphic design which is neat.
I think they are more toward animation, but it doesn't hurt to spend extra for professional GPU.
     
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Totally forgot about the ThinkPad... Depending on cost, I would say its the best all things considered.
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post #15 of 22
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I want add about ThinkPad.
You can also add a professional graphic card that can be used for graphic design which is neat.
I think they are more toward animation, but it doesn't hurt to spend extra for professional GPU.

are you talking about the x1 carbon? because i don't think you add an external gpu
post #16 of 22
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are you talking about the x1 carbon? because i don't think you add an external gpu

No no, what I mean by professional GPU is the NVIDIA Quadro or something like that.
Not the external one but he internal one.
     
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post #17 of 22
Lenovo Carbon x1 series. They're pretty awesome. I've used about 6 of them already, purchased them for clients.
post #18 of 22
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No no, what I mean by professional GPU is the NVIDIA Quadro or something like that.
Not the external one but he internal one.

i don't think you can upgrade the integrated gpu in that one. i think it can only come with integrated graphics
post #19 of 22
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i don't think you can upgrade the integrated gpu in that one. i think it can only come with integrated graphics

I'm looking at ThinkPad T430 at Lenovo Website that allowed you to customize their laptop specs.

Intel HD Graphics 4000

[add $130.00 $80.00] NVIDIA NVS 5400M Graphics with Optimus Technology, 1GB DDR3 Memory

Well, not a professional GPU but I think they are close enough.
     
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post #20 of 22
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I'm looking at ThinkPad T430 at Lenovo Website that allowed you to customize their laptop specs.

Intel HD Graphics 4000

[add $130.00 $80.00] NVIDIA NVS 5400M Graphics with Optimus Technology, 1GB DDR3 Memory

Well, not a professional GPU but I think they are close enough.

that's not an ultrabook. no ulv processor, no standard ssd
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