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by: MochaLatte411 August 28, 2013 12:50 AM PDT

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High-end Laptops like the Surface Pro?

by MochaLatte411 - 8/28/13 12:50 AM

I like the concept of the Surface Pro. A laptop and a tablet all in one. My only problem with the thing is its backstand and the fact that you can't change the hardware.

I don't like the backstand idea. It would be hard to rest on my lap and I'd prefer to be able to angle the screen in any angle I want. Not just the one 75 degree angle (or whatever it is) that the Surface makes you use.

As for the hardware, I'm a power user. But I need a laptop for school. I'm afraid the 4 gigs of RAM and everything may not be enough as I do a lot of video editing and am starting my major in Computer Science this year.

So my question for you guys is what are some great laptops like the Surface Pro that are detachable from the keyboard like a tablet, have specs like the Surface, and are upgradable? I've done a little bit of research but it's overwhelming. I'm not sure which brands I should trust and the list of products seems to go on forever. If you guys could give me some computers to look up that fit my specifications that'd be amazing. I hear the Surface Pro is better than any other tablet-computers out right now, but I feel like that's just a lie due to great marketing.

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