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Hey guys. I need help finding a Sandy Bridge Intel laptop that supports KVM + vPro.

I have my eye on the Dell lineup but I need the laptop before the next two weeks (EST for shipping is 4/22).

What is your maximum budget?
At least $700. Shooting for an i5 Sandy Bridge.

What country are you in?
USA

What will be the uses of this laptop?
I will be using the laptop to compile source codes (a mundane task for modern CPUs), and web development (I will be using Photoshop/Illustrator by a fair bit for site graphics).

Do you have brand loyalty or care which brands we select for you?
No (durability is a plus)

What screen size do you require?
The laptop will be hooked to an HDMI monitor, not an issue.

What screen resolution do you require?
The laptop will be hooked to an HDMI monitor, not an issue.

Are you looking to buy NEW or would refurbished/recertified/used be okay?
Leaning towards no, unless I can claim warranty if anything happens.

How long should the battery last? (Under optimal conditions, no movies/games/heavy internet)
Not an issue

What games would you like to play with your laptop? And on what settings?
Portal 2? It will be a work laptop so the GPU can be IGP.

What operating system do you need? (if any)
Multi-boot with Linux/Hackintosh/Windows 7... yeah, will be taking care of this myself

Is there a certain style of laptop you want? (aluminum, black, gaming, etc.)
No

How much hard drive space do you need?
Fine with either SSD or HDD.

Do you need any special hardware? (blue ray, webcam, specialty ports, etc.)
webcam.

Is there anything else we need to know?
I need an Intel Sandy Bridge laptop with vPro and KVM support for remote assistance by 4/21
Edited by chillmelt - 4/6/11 at 12:52am
    
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Phenom II B55 X4 Gigabyte 890GX UD3H Sapphire 6950 2GB shader unlocked DDR3 1600 G.Skill Ripjaws 7-8-7-24 1T 
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Corsair TX750 Testbed Logitech Performance Mouse MX 
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