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

Started Feb 2, 2013 | Discussions thread
Michael Firstlight
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Re: Laptop for Photography Advice... Budget $2500-$3000
In reply to image2paint, Feb 12, 2013

I like to do gaming and heavy ducy CS6 editing on a laptop, but I think this laptop configuration might be a bit underpowered, don't ya think?

CyberPower Fangbook X7-300
ADAPTER:Full Range AC adapter 180W, AC in 100~240V ~ 2.5A 50~60Hz, DC output 19.5V, 9.5A
BATTERY:9-Cells Lithium-Ion battery pack 11.1Vdc 7800mAh 87Wh
BLUETOOTH:Built-in Bluetooth
CD:6X Blu-ray Burner/8X DVD±R/2.4X +DL Super-Multi Drive (NB-FANGBOOK-BLURAYRW)
CPU:Intel® Core™ i7-3940XM Mobile Processor 3.00 GHz 8M Smart Cache, Max Turbo Freq. 3.90 GHz
FLASHMEDIA:Built-In 4in1 Media Reader
HDD1:480 GB Intel 520 Series SATA-III 6.0Gb/s - 550 MB/s Read & 520 MB/s Write (Single Drive)
HDD2:480 GB Intel 520 Series SATA-III 6.0Gb/s - 550 MB/s Read & 520 MB/s Write (Single Drive)
KEYBOARD:Built-in Keyboard
MEMORY:32GB (8GBx4) DDR3-1600 SODIMM Memory (Corsair Vengeance Gaming)
MOTHERBOARD:Intel HM77 Express Chipset Mainboard
MOUSE:BUILT-IN TOUCHPAD
MSSD:480GB (2x240GB) Intel 525 Series SATA 6Gb/s SSD - 550MB/s Read & 520MB/s Write (Dual Drive Ultra Raid (2x240GB) Raid 0 Extreme Performance - Up to 900MB/s Read)
NETWORK:Built-in Killer E2200 10/100/1000 Mbps Network Card
NOTEBOOK:CyberPowerPC FANGBOOK 17.3" FHD LED-Backlit 1920x1080 Display w/ Red backlit performance keyboard with programmable keys, Built-in 720p HD webcam, HDMI Port, Li-Ion Battery, & Universal AC Adapter
NOTEBOOK_COVER:Fangbook Cover
OS:Microsoft® Windows 7 Ultimate (64-bit Edition)
RAID:RAID-0 Storage (Data Strip - Requires 2nd Hard Disk Drive or both 2nd & 3rd Hard Disk Drives) [+0]
SOUND:Built-in 3D Premium Surround Sound
SPEAKERS:Built-in Stereo Speakers System
USB:Built-in 2x USB2.0 Ports + 3x USB3.0 Ports
VIDEO:NVIDIA GTX 680M 4GB PCIe Video (NB-FANGBOOK-680)
VIDEOCAMERA1:Built-in HD Webcam
WNC:Built-in Intel N2230 (WLAN802.11b/g/n + Bluetooth4.0) Combo Card

Price: $4,891.00

Just kiddin (but yes, it is real and you can really buy this beast!) 

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Nikon D800 Nikon AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8G ED Nikon AF-S Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED VR Sigma 10-20mm F3.5 EX DC HSM +12 more
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