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On the flip side, business laptops are typically built tougher than the ultrabooks...
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True but if he knows how to take care of his laptop then it doesn't matter.
     
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Samsung will probably release one with their series 9 ultrabook. Slick design, very stylish like the mac book air.
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Thread Starter 
Will there be haswell based laptops / ultrabooks that come with an ssd?

If not, how can I buy one, will I have to install it inside the notebook?
Although only 256GB will not be enough, so in this case I need to go with HDD?

I'm thinking ill go with haswell i5, GPU does not matter to me
Edited by beta_0 - 6/4/13 at 4:56am
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Will there be haswell based laptops / ultrabooks that come with an ssd?

If not, how can I buy one, will I have to install it inside the notebook?
Although only 256GB will not be enough, so in this case I need to go with HDD?

I'm thinking ill go with haswell i5, GPU does not matter to me

I don't think intel haswell will have a dedicated GPU unless you meant the IGP which is availiable on all laptops/ultrabooks.

I don't know about the SSD part but be patient.
It'll take them a while to stocking up HDD in the lapto/ultrabook then SSD because I assume SSD will be the last one.
Well, here is what you should do, beta.

First, get an ultrabook with a SSD.
Then buy an EXTERNAL 1TB HDD or 2TB HDD.
Doing this will have a decent balanced in term of speed and space. I mean you'll be putting junks in your HDD and keeping your SSD free except OS, Anti-Virus, Anti-Spyware, Anti-Malwarebytes and other "important" programs. I mean really important not like games or something like that IF you have a limited space.
     
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But I will be moving with the notebook from place to place

I don't think it will be convenient to take the HDD with it everywhere.
post #17 of 21
Hi BetaO,

Do some research on ultra books. There certain criteria that are required before the name "ultra book can be given to a machine. One of those is an SSD. Whether it is the primary or only storage depends on the manufacturers. As for processors if Haswell does not have low power versions for mobile applications then it would likely not show up in an Ulta book because there are also battery life requirements. Ultras are intended to be lightweight touchscreen enabled devices with good overall performance and longer battery life. Be careful with the graphics as a lot of them still run 720P. That is OK on an 11 or 12 inch screen but could be a deficit if you plan to attach to a larger screen frequently..

This link is to a Wiki article on ultras
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ultrabook]

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This link is to a comparison article between the laptop and the ultra book.
www.ultrabookreview.com/154-ultrabooks-versus-regular-laptops

Hope this helps.
Have a great day!
Edited by preachp - 6/4/13 at 5:59am
    
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But I will be moving with the notebook from place to place

I don't think it will be convenient to take the HDD with it everywhere.

Well, it is recommended to do it because you'll be sacrificing either your SSD for bigger space (HDD) or HDD for faster speed (SSD).
Unless you want to spend over 1 grand for an ultrabook/laptop
     
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What is more likely is to get an external storage portable drive, like WD Elements.
Is that what you had in mind? I initially thought about a 3.5" HDD
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What is more likely is to get a portable external storage drive, like WD Elements.
Is that what you had in mind? I initially thought about a 3.5" HDD

Oh, no, I said "EXTERNAL" HDD, lol which is basically the portable storage drive tongue.gif
     
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