We’re about to enter peak. The final quarter of the year is when businesses have to spend their remaining capital budget (“use it or lose it!”) and when families are likely to consider buying a new PC for the holidays.
When most people offer advice about choosing a new PC, they turn to the standard “speeds and feeds” items. Yes, you should insist on a modern CPU, enough RAM and solid-state storage to handle your expected workloads, and the right graphics processor, especially if you’re into gaming.
But the current crop of business-class notebook PCs includes a handful of important options that aren’t part of the standard spec sheet. These are features you can’t typically measure using a performance benchmark, but their impact on productivity is undeniable.
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For my next notebook, these are the five features I plan