I recently bought a new laptop because my trusty old Thinkpad (x230) finally got a bit too old for my taste (apart from the battery it still works perfectly though!).
After a lot of searching around and gnashing of teeth - how can current laptops be barely faster than my 4 year old Thinkpad?! And what do you mean, the laptop comes with at most 16 GB of RAM and I can't even upgrade it?!
Finally, I settled on the Alienware 13.
As a gaming laptop, it has a quad core i7 - 7th gen Kaby Lake - and a great GPU, the GTX 1060. 3.5 TFlopscache in a laptop! Since I'm partial to a bit of machine learning, that kind of performance was very enticing. It's also fully upgradeable - 2 m2 slots for SSDs, as well as 2 SO-DIMMs for RAM.
Additionally, the Alienware 13 comes with a stunning OLED …