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Greetings to all.

 

Got really hooked with 3d coat.

 

I want to get a convertible laptop or Microsoft Surface so i can have it with me at the office and work on it while i am on a render time or break.

 

Which one do you think is going to run good with 3d coat?

 

Any suggestions?

 

 

Lenovo thinkpad  x61 convertible laptop

 

Lenovo thinkpad  x200 convertible laptop

 

Lenovo thinkpad  x230 convertible laptop ultrabook

 

Microsoft Surface

 

Microsoft Surface RT (not sure if it can run on it , as it has an arm processor??)

 

Microsoft Surface 2 and 3

 

 

 

Do you recommend something else ?

 

Thank you in advance.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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i was leaning towards surface 3, but this n-trig nonsense has got me concerned again...

 

i think i'll just get the gigabyte auros x7 pro. its not convertible, but with a small wacom it'll do just fine i think.

 

maybe one day there will be a gaming laptop that can run everything smooth with a digitizer... dreams...

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WOW thats about $2500 right???

 

No nono  ;(

 

Too expensive not only for the current period but in general.

 

Whats the issue with n-trig??

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ye i guess... its a bit steep... I'll probably be getting a new laptop in summer, maybe by then it'll come down to something a bit more reasonable...

 

re: ntrig: always heated debate that it has a lot of problems. or you have to push too hard to get it to actually draw a line. some claim it has been resolved with latest driver update. Others maintain its nothing compared to wacom...

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I see.... thank you very much for the info , i will try to find one here and get my hands on , to test and see what is going on.

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Own the surface 3. It's really fantastic. Pen works fine for me. It's certainly not great. But the tablet is amazing. Def go play with one at the Microsoft store.

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Greetings metrons ,

 

just to clarify one thing that might be obvious , i just want to be 100% sure about it.

 

3d coat runs ok with it? Any issues?

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Can someone verify on which processors 3d coat runs?

 

Thank you.

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Hi,

It will only run on x86 and x64 CPUs.

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Much appreciated Javis , thank you very much.

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In this case i will add 2 little fans!!!!  ;)

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Tested (for a couple minutes unfortunately) Surface 2 and 3 today , i believe its an over priced product , feeling was ok , but coming from a wacom it may be an issue with sculpting.

 

Also , getting my hand (left handed) on the screen it kinda hidden the objects under it!!!!!!

 

Need to go and get on it more time so i can finally decide.

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http://www.wacom.com/en-us/announcements/cintiq-companion-2
 
Cintiq Companion 2 Features
Mac and PC compatible 
Powerful Windows 8 creative tablet that you can also use as a Cintiq when attached to a Mac or PC
A professional grade creative pen and a highly responsive glass screen that’s finished to provide the friction of a natural pen-on-paper feel while reducing glare.
13" widescreen HD display
Pro Pen – ultra-fine precision, 2048 pressure levels and tilt recognition
 

This time around, the Windows 8.1 base model (Entry, as it's called) is priced at $1,299 with a 64GB SSD, a 1.7GHz Intel Core i3 CPU, Intel HD 4400 graphics and 4GB of RAM. Value ($1,599) and Standard ($1,999) versions take up the mid-range with spec boosts of their own, and a $2,499 Premium unit packs in a 512GB SSD, 3.1GHz Intel Core i7 processor, Intel Iris 6100 graphics and 16GB RAM.
 
http://www.engadget.com/2015/01/06/wacom-cintiq-companion-2/

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Thank you very much Carlosan ,

 

seen all wacom products from the very start , unfortunately i find them all out of my budget at this period.

 

This is going to be a hard case for me , i see it now....

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The  Wacom isn't really any better than the Surface Pro 2 or 3.. or the HP Pro x2 612, which also uses a Wacom digitizer and Intel graphics. the advantage to the Wacom is that it can be plugged into your desktop pc and used as a Cintiq- well, at least the V1 version could.

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Thanks for the info Ashe , much appreciated.

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