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by: comp1313 July 6, 2013 8:02 PM PDT

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by comp1313 - 7/6/13 8:02 PM

Hi, I'm buying a laptop for which I'll be reimbursed. There are limited options available, but there is a ~$2K budget. I customized the HP laptop below that comes out to about $2K. I'd appreciate any tips / advice / comments on it. My priority is speed/performance. Thanks


HP EliteBook 8470w Mobile Workstation, with Mobile Intel ® QM77 chipset, and AMD FirePro™ M2000 w/1 GB GDDR5
Windows 8 Pro 64
Windows 8 Pro Microsoft Label
Intel Core i7-3840QM (2.8GHz, Turbo to 3.8GHz, 45W
Intel Core i7 vPro Label
Chipset
Mobile Intel® QM77 Express Chipset
Estar Label - if any Windows OS is selected, then label is required.
Intel® vProTM Technology Enabled
14.0-inch diagonal LED-backlit HD+ anti-glare (1600 x 900) with Camera
Integrated HD Webcam
Video/graphics
AMD FirePro™ M2000 with 1 GB dedicated GDDR5 video memory
16 GB 1600 MHz DDR3 SDRAM (2D)
750 GB 7200 rpm SATA hard drive
DVD-ROM Drive
Dual Point Windows 8 Keyboard (Win8KB) only available if (Win8OS) is selected.
HP Integrated Module with Bluetooth® 4.0 Wireless Technology
Intel Centrino Advanced N 6205
No WWAN Module
No Modem
Integrated Fingerprint Reader
90W Hardware Kit
HP 6-Cell 62 Wh Li-Ion Battery
3-year standard parts and labor warranty 3/3/3. Includes HP Elite Premium Support, 24x7x365 @ 866 625 1175
Slots
1 Express Card/54
1 Smart Card Reader
1 SD/MMC

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