After 3 years of scrimping and saving...I have finally taken the plunge for a very sweet laptop.
Whilst I am aware I can always get more value for money from a desktop build, My needs required a portable laptop for live events and Instead of a road warrior I wanted a gladiator who would eat up anything I threw at it, even if it did not do it "the fastest" it would have the grunt to take it on. Machine was delivered today, not had a chance to exercise it yet...but initial thoughts are good so far.
Laptop base manufactured by ADK in America. Solid build quality in my opinion. £1700 in total.
I7-2820QM @ 2.30 Ghz.
16GB of ram
OCZ Agility 120GB SSD
Geforce GTX 560M
2 USB 2.0
2 USB 3.0
1 E sata
Capable of going up to 1920x1080 with stunning results, On a 15" display my eyes cannot view it properly! So I've had to scale it back to 1600.
Fast boot time, great response when opening programs, Going to try and render a 30 second animated 1920x resolution video in after effects and see how the system performs.
Will let you know how it performs once it has done a few projects.