Laptop for Photography Advice... Budget $2500-$3000

Started Feb 2, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: Laptop for Photography Advice... Budget $2500-$3000
In reply to image2paint, Feb 8, 2013
Hi Jim I am also looking for some advise. I know very little about computers.I use them, but a lot of information in these threads, go's over my head.The set up that I am looking for is, a laptop for mobility, with a reasonable screen at home for editing.  I am using LR4 and PS CS6. What I have found that would suit my budget,so far is as follows.


  • CPU: Intel® Core™ i7 processor 3610QM (Quad Core, 2.3GHz - 3.3GHz, 1600MHz FSB, 6MB L2 Cache)
  • Operating System: Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium
  • Chipset: Intel® HM76
  • Screen Size: 17.3" Widescreen HD LED Backlit Display
  • Resolution: 1920 x 1080
  • Screen Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Memory: 16GB DDR3 (4GB+ 4GB + 4GB + 4GB) (1600Mhz)
  • RAM slot allocation: Total memory expandable to 16GB (up to 32GB with Win 7 Pro)
  • Storage: 1.5TB (1TB + 500GB) 5400rpm SATA
  • Graphics: NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 630M 2GB with Optimus + Intel® HD Graphics 4000 (4095MB Total: 2GB discrete memory + 2047MB shared memory)
  • Optical Disc Drive: Blu-Ray RW/DVD SuperMulti Double/Dual Layer Drive
  • Audio: Microphone & Headphone ports
  • Speakers: Premium 4x harman/kardon speakers
  • Webcam: HD Webcam/Microphone
  • Buttons and Pointing device: Large Touchpad with Gesture
  • Compliance: EPEAT® gold rating, ENERGY STAR® 5.0 qualified, ROHS Compliant


  • USB Ports: 4x USB 3.0 + Sleep & Charge
  • Bridge Media Adaptor: Bridge Media slot
  • Tuner: Integrated Hybrid Digital / Analogue TV Tuner
  • SVGA Video Port: RGB
  • HDMI


  • LAN: 1Gbps LAN
  • Wireless Communication: 802.11(b/g/n)
  • Integrated Bluetooth™: Toshiba Bluetooth™ V3.0 + HS
  • DLNA DLNA Certified


and for the monitor at home

Dell™ UltraSharp™ U2410 24"

What are you thoughts.


With its 17.3” HD screen, this exceptional Toshiba laptop is the ultimate high speed performer and dynamic multimedia entertainment hub.
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