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Best laptop for 1300$ for Bioinformatics

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I need a laptop basically a quad core with nVidia GPU as their CUDA cores are very useful in computing power. Budget 1300$. Should i go with Alienware M14x or are their other laptops available below that price range.
 
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Thanks for that monsta, can i get something for 15" because 17" will be bigger to carry around.
 
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Go big or go home ^^
 

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holey smokes thats one cheap but awesome laptop!
 
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have you considered that a 9 pound notebook won't be fun to carry around, and battery life on those high powered systems is probably like half an hour when running cpu/gpu computation ?
 
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have you considered that a 9 pound notebook won't be fun to carry around, and battery life on those high powered systems is probably like half an hour when running cpu/gpu computation ?
well all i just want is mobility for my work, i am not worried about battery life.