Need to get a laptop...super fast...

  Damascus111 12:58 03 May 2006

If any one can help would be appreciated.

I need to get a laptop at top spec for audio editing and live performance, however also for gaming and sound design.

I want to spend upto £1,500

Any ideas?

I was thinking of: Alienware m7700

Technical Specifications

Operating Systems
Microsoft® Windows® XP Home Edition

Processors & Chipset
Intel® Pentium® 4 Processor with Hyper-Threading Technology - (3.0GHz 2MB Cache)

Intel 915P + ICH6 chipset

Starting at 512MB PC2-4200 DDR2 SDRAM at 533MHz.

Drive Bays
Externally accessible and easily removable:
Dual bays for Optical Drives
Dual Bays for Primary and Secondary Hard-Drives

I/O Ports
Externally accessible:
Parallel: One parallel port
Serial: One serial port
Video: One DVI connector
TV-out: One S-Video out connector
TV-In: Video-IN Ports (TV-Tuner required, not included)
Keyboard: One PS2 connection
Mouse: One PS2 connection
IEEE 1394: Two mini IEEE 1934a (4-pin) ports
USB: 4 Hi-speed USB 2.0 ports
Headphone: 1 headphone jack
Audio: 5.1 channel out (SPDIF) / Line-in, Microphone in
Network: Integrated Gigabit Ethernet RJ-45
Modem: Integrated 56K V.92 modem RJ-11
Infrared: Infrared port for Data transfer

Internally accessible:
Primary IDE Channel
Secondary IDE
Dual SATA 150 connectors

One PCMCIA Single-slot ACPI Card Bus (Type II)
7-in-1 Memory Card Reader (SD/MS/MMC)

Case and Chassis
Exclusive Alienware Design and Color
Dimensions (H x W x D): 4.95cm x 39.62cm x 29.72cm
Weight: 5.1kg*

LCD Panel
17" WideSXGA+ 1680x1050 LCD Display

  rmcqua 13:12 03 May 2006

Unless the 17" screen is a prerequisite, try one of these:
click here
and have it the next day.

  Crash 16:40 03 May 2006

Or this one click here

  tammer 20:58 03 May 2006

....try this:

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  Scorpion Bay 15:04 05 May 2006

Unless you want a totally basic Alienware system, there's no way you'll get away with spending just 1500 pounds...mine cost about twice that. Having said that, it is an excellent system, with outstanding customer support.

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