1. chrisjfinlay's Avatar
    Well, I've missed pre-order stock for the top-range Surface Book. Do you think the i7/256GB/8GB model is going to be worth it, or should I hold out for more stock on the top range? I'm kinda hoping it becomes available again soon...
    10-12-2015 10:40 AM
  2. stevesu's Avatar
    It depends on your usage. I use my Surface Pro 3 for development with the specs you listed and find no issues. If your use case scenario is more resource intensive (CAD work for instance) I might consider stopping by your local computer store and trying some things out on a computer with similar specs... knowing the Surface Book will have faster bus speed and throughput... so it will be faster than whatever you're testing things with.
    10-12-2015 01:18 PM
  3. Y2HBK's Avatar
    All the models are still showing ships by Oct 26th for me. Are you in the U.S.?
    10-12-2015 07:24 PM
  4. Dratwister's Avatar
    Damn... I wanted to wait for review before picking up one... But all models are out of stock right now... Just checked it... Why do they always stock up too little...
    10-13-2015 01:48 PM
  5. Cain69's Avatar
    Buy the most expensive device you can afford.
    noersetiawan likes this.
    10-13-2015 03:56 PM
  6. ALpHa.Q.RoUgH's Avatar
    Didn't want to start a new thread, was wondering real quick, I pre-ordered the i5 256GB Surface Book with the dGPU, I was wondering is there a "noticeable" difference between the i5 with dGPU and the i7 with dGPU? In other words as simply a student at a university (non-engineering/computer science) is there a reason to pay an extra $400 for the i7 experience?
    10-13-2015 05:43 PM
  7. Etios's Avatar
    Didn't want to start a new thread, was wondering real quick, I pre-ordered the i5 256GB Surface Book with the dGPU, I was wondering is there a "noticeable" difference between the i5 with dGPU and the i7 with dGPU? In other words as simply a student at a university (non-engineering/computer science) is there a reason to pay an extra $400 for the i7 experience?
    Nope, your i5 256GB configuration is more than enough for your usage conditions.
    libra89 and ALpHa.Q.RoUgH like this.
    10-15-2015 07:01 AM

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