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Hi,

Im in the market for a new laptop that i will be using for very light work, some photoshop and light video editing. Im looking for something that is a 13" or 14" IPS screen 1920x1080 or 1920x1200 or 4K. Aluminum casing for the laptop is a must. I wont be using this laptop for gaming, maybe every two months i might play World of Tanks on it but thats it at most. If a laptop exists that has the feature to disable the built in keyboard so i can place a keyboard on top then that would amazing. The thinner and lighter the laptop the better, and would really prefer if it has 16gb or 32gb of RAM or the support to add up 32gb of RAM. I was looking at purchasing an Asus Zenbook, would that be a good choice? My budget is $700-$1100 but i would really prefer to try and keep it closer to $700 if at all possible.

Not sure if a laptop that meets the above requirements exists but i hope theres one out there smile.gif
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The Sager NP3240 is worth considering. Only supports a maximum of 16GB RAM though:

http://www.sagernotebook.com/Notebook-NP3240.html

If you step up to a 15", the ASUS GL552VW-DH71 is more powerful, but much bulkier too (1.6lbs heavier):

http://store.asus.com/us/item/201510AM170008064/A18486

Or, you might consider the ASUS UX303UA-DH51T, with 13.3" IPS. The weakest (but lightest) of the bunch and limited to either 16GB or 12GB RAM:

http://store.asus.com/us/item/201510AM160007795/A17602

From these three, I'd probably recommend the Sager based upon your requirements.
Hope that provides some food for thought thumb.gif
Edited by haha216 - 6/14/16 at 10:18pm
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