There's the problem with what you guys are asking for; price for technology. It's going to cost an arm, a leg, and then some (maybe some fingers) to afford one of those.
You guys want desktop performance but do not want to shell out the cash for the expected outragous prices. I wouldn't want to pay +4000 dollers for one either. In this scenerio, it's better to build yourself one because buying a whole system would leave you in a wheelcheer (I'd guess the laptop would be used more often in this case
I really would like a "real" mobile desktop, but for the price/performance, it is not suitable for most of us. That sager 5680 at minimum spec is already better than my desktop (besides amount of ram and HD size
). The vid card just need 4 more pipes and it'd be exactly like a desktop.
But really, I'd like to have desktop replacements slowly catch up to desktops in power, that way i can afford them.
btw, I hear via is developing a chipset to support agp and pci-e on the same board. I also heard they are having trouble doing so and that's why intel boards will not include agp. and marquis, my tower weighs, according to the fed ex tag, 44kg... that's like +103 lbs with everything in it
here's an idea. Get a desktop (not a tower) add a lcd display to the top of it and a pull out full size keyboard.
. It would be a little thinner and heavier, but has all the upgradeability of a desktop (because it is
..darn these typos, never see them when you're proofreading