My computer having yesterday winged its way to the land where laptops are eternally blessed, I find myself in need of a replacement. It has to be a laptop, unfortunately, but not a particularly portable one. The intent is to get something I can fold up and get out of the way when we have company over, rather than something I'll actually be carrying back and forth from work.
I have heard good things about Sagers on this forum, and so I'm inclined to go in that direction.
Beyond the obvious word processing and web surfing and so on, I play a lot of fairly graphically intensive games (FPSes, Skyrim and Total War games are current examples) and I'd rather not have to replace the whole thing in two or three (or even four or five) years if I can at all manage it.
So, with an eye to the future, does this build seem reasonable? Have I dropped the ball in any quadrant? Is it massively overdone anywhere? I'd rather not spend much more money than I have put into this build already, but I'm willing to listen to wiser minds.
Thanks in advance for any advice you can give me.
Specs as currently under consideration are spoilered below.
Sager NP9390 - Clevo P375SM
1 x 17.3" Full HD LED-Backlit Display with Matte Finished Surface (1920 x 1080)
Video & Graphics Card
1 x GeForce® GTX 780M GPU with 4GB GDDR5 Video Memory
1 x 4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-4700MQ Processor (2.40GHz), 6MB L3 Cache
1 x Stock Standard Thermal Compound
1 x Genuine MS Windows® 8 Professional 64-Bit Edition
1 x 24GB DDR3 SDRAM at 1600MHz - 3 X 8GB
Primary Hard Disk Drive
1 x 1TB Samsung 840 EVO Series SATA3 Solid State Disk Drive
Optical Drive Bay
1 x 8X DVD±R/RW/4X +DL Super-Multi Drive & Software
mSATA SSD Drive — For Intel Smart Response Technology
1 x Crucial 120GB M5 Series mSATA SSD - Preconfigured as an OS Drive (Primary Drive C)
Wireless Network Card
1 x Internal 802.11 B+G+N Wireless LAN + Bluetooth Combo Module
1 x Microsoft Office 2013 Home & Student Edition