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This has had my interest for several reasons, foremost being more or less just flat out curiosity of what others think...being realistic of course. redface.gif



Any hopes/wants/wishes for laptops coming out in late 2017?

I'm hoping for Raven Ridge APUs to stomp all over Intel and Nvidia for a change. tongue.gif Though I don't mind good processors, I just want good competition again in all market segments.
     
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I'd like to see an end to gaming laptops that look like Lamborghini's. Big part of why I picked up my Acer V15 Nitro BE was due to the subtle looks. I don't want a laptop that says "Steal Me!"

I'd like to see good I/O selection become standard (Thunderbolt becoming more commonplace, and USB 3.1 ports on both sides of the case), low restriction airflow for better cooling and less fan noise. I'm with you, I'd like to see AMD based laptops in the ring against all of the Intel + discrete GPU multimedia offerings.
Edited by ILOVEPOTtery - 4/9/17 at 12:27pm
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Take a macbook pro 2015, update the specs and IO properly, and throw in a 1050ti or a 1060. No amd crap please.

Then shrink it with the infinity display technology.
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Take a macbook pro 2015, update the specs and IO properly, and throw in a 1050ti or a 1060. No amd crap please.

Then shrink it with the infinity display technology.

I'll pay attention to Apple and their prices when they release a machine that's either A) priced accordingly and fairly as you've stated OR B) built with their own CPUs and GPUs and are rivaling their main two competitors in performance.

Only then will I care about Apple. tongue.gif But Since Steve Jobs passed away (rest his soul) you can tell the company has grown increasingly more and more evil with their schemes.
     
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good battery, good keyboard, good serviceability
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Originally Posted by thepoopscooper View Post

good battery, good keyboard, good serviceability

The newer Clevo laptops are close to that actually! biggrin.gif

As much as I dislike Intel's antics, Kaby Lake has been wondrous for battery life. redface.gif
     
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::snip::

Only then will I care about Apple. tongue.gif But Since Steve Jobs passed away (rest his soul) you can tell the company has grown increasingly more and more evil with their schemes.

Funny you mention that, there was a good short story on NPR this morning about their new management style.
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I'll pay attention to Apple and their prices when they release a machine that's either A) priced accordingly and fairly as you've stated OR B) built with their own CPUs and GPUs and are rivaling their main two competitors in performance.

Only then will I care about Apple. tongue.gif But Since Steve Jobs passed away (rest his soul) you can tell the company has grown increasingly more and more evil with their schemes.

I am not at all loyal to apple in any way shape or form.

However OSX sucks less battery power than windows so that you can really maximize your time away from a charger.

When you are at a charger, you can easily run windows or linux.

And quite frankly its the only laptop that is built well that doesn't weight 8 pounds+. The only other laptop that comes close is the razer blade, but that has its own inherent design issues.

Every other laptop on the market feels like it was made by matel. Call my crazy, but I will pay an extra 400 bucks for a keyboard that doesn't flex when I push on it a bit.
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