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Wacom-Enabled Tablet PC, help on choice

nyxtomnyxtom Registered User regular
Hi guys, I'm looking to buy a new laptop for drawing and 3d modeling purposes. I have been using a Wacom tablet for a while now and I especially like the pressure sensitivity and the general feel I get when I use it. I've read some reviews about a couple Wacom-Enabled tablet pcs through Wacom's partner page.

There are a few that I like so far. Firstly, the Lenovo Thinkpad X61.


I currently use a Lenovo Thinkpad T60P. I like its incredible performance and reliability, and most notably the battery life along with how incredibly lightweight it is.

The next laptop is the Acer TravelMate C310 TMC312XCi Convertible Tablet PC. There is a great review that I read where the emphasis is about using ZBrush with the tablet pc. A great plus for me :D


I am still looking to decide on what I've found but I am unsure. Although, since I have a Thinkpad already I am leaning towards the X61. Any thoughts? Suggestions?

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  • GihgehlsGihgehls Registered User regular
    edited November 2007
    I hate tablet PC's for art because I can't see what is under my hand. This is the same as regular fine-art, but when you're used to your tablet and seeing an unblocked view the screen, the transition is kinda wonky. At least for me. I do my zbrushing with a dinky old Graphire 3 and I love it. I would love a larger tablet, but I don't think painting directly to my screen would help my art nor my productivity.

    I know this isn't helpful advice, but I wanted to throw that out there.

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  • nyxtomnyxtom Registered User regular
    edited November 2007
    I will definitely keep this in mind. Thanks :)

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  • ben0207ben0207 Registered User regular
    edited November 2007
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