Yes, I searched the forum. And no, I didn't find similar posts.
I need a new laptop for the usual (CAD, modeling, rendering) and don't want a bulky "gaming" laptop. I want something thin and sleek to use as my main computer, and I'm willing to pay a bit extra. I'm pretty sure this puts me in Macbook territory, but due to the compatibility issues I am begrudgingly going pc.
Best I've found so far that may fit the bill:
3rd gen Intel® Core™ i7-3537U (2.00GHz / 3.10GHz with Turbo Boost) / 8 GB RAM / 1TB (5400rpm) + 24GB SSD hybrid hard drive / 15" screen
only about $1k
Intel® Core™ i7-3517U Processor / 8 GB RAM / 256 GB SSD / 15" screen
$18k guess it's the SSD that kicks it up - do people find this to be worth it?
So what do people think. Would these perform well enough? Have you found any better performers?