What would you buy?

Hello. I am looking for a laptop w/ the the best audio. I like the best picture and sound for my music. Comments welcome. Or if I should look at a different setup please help. Thank you!
Dell XPS 17 3d -$420 coupon =$1978 w/o tax
Operating System Genuine Windows® 7 Professional, 64-Bit, English
Processor 2nd generation Intel® Core™ i7-2720QM processor 2.20 GHz with Turbo Boost 2.0 up to 3.30 GHz
Memory 8GB Shared Dual Channel DDR3 Memory
Keyboard Backlit Keyboard - English
LCD 17.3" FHD (1080p) 3D Display with 2.0MP HD Webcam
Video Card NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 555M 3GB graphics with TV Tuner
Hard Drive 1.28TB (2 x 640GB 7200 RPM HDD)
Color Elemental Silver Aluminum
Integrated Network Adapter Integrated 10/100/1000 Network Card
Adobe Reader Adobe® Acrobat® Reader 9
CD ROM/DVD ROM Tray Load Blu-ray Disc BD-Combo (Reads BD and Writes to DVD/CD)
Sound JBL 2.1 Speakers with Waves Maxx Audio 3 + Creative SoundBlaster X-FI MB 1.2
Wireless Plus Bluetooth Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 1030 and Bluetooth 3.0
Office Productivity Software (Pre-Installed) Microsoft® Office Starter: reduced-functionality Word & Excel w/ ads. No PowerPoint or Outlook
Anti-Virus/Security Suite (Pre-installed) McAfee Security Center with VirusScan, Firewall, Spyware Removal, 30-Day Trial
Battery 90 WHr 9-cell Lithium Ion Primary Battery
Hardware Support Services 1 Year Advanced Service Plan
Data Safe DataSafe 2.0 Online Backup 2GB for 1 year
Mobile Broadband No Mobile Broad Band Selected

[b]Sager NP5175 $2058 w/o tax[/b
]Display 17.3" Full HD LED-Backlit Display with Super Glossy Surface (1920 x 1080)
Video & Graphics Card 2GB GDDR3 Nvidia GeForce GT 555M GPU with Optimus Technology / Embedded Intel HD Graphics
CPU Processor 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ i7-2820QM Processor ( 8MB L3 Cache, 2.30GHz) [$420.00]
Thermal Compound Stock Standard Thermal Compound
Operating System Genuine MS Windows® 7 Professional 32/64-Bit Edition ( 64-Bit Preloaded ) [$60.00]
Memory 8GB Dual Channel DDR3 SDRAM at 1333MHz - 2 X 4GB [$70.00]
Primary Hard Disk Drive 750GB 7200rpm SATA 300 Hard Drive [$75.00]
Optical Drive Bay — Optical Drive or Hard Disk Drive in Optical Drive Bay with Caddy case 500GB with 4GB SSD Hybrid HDD + Caddy Case [$160.00]
Wireless Network Card Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6230 - 802.11A/B/G/N Wireless LAN + Bluetooth Combo Module [$25.00]
Primary Battery Smart Li-ION Battery Pack
TV-Tuner TVT-6012, USB ATSC/NTSC/Clear QAM HDTV TUNER [$85.00]
Microsoft Office Microsoft Office Starter 2010 - Included in Price
Warranty Sager 2 Year Limited Parts and Labor Warranty [$69.00]
Additional Battery Pack BAT-5175, NP5175 Smart Li-ION Battery Pack (6 Cell, 62.16Wh) [$95.00]

HP Envy 17 3D $2309.99 w/o tax
21 OFF! Genuine Windows 7 Professional 64-bit with Service Pack 1
No Additional Office Software
2nd generation Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2820QM (2.3 GHz, 8MB L3 Cache) with Turbo Boost up to 3.4 GHz
1GB GDDR5 Radeon(TM) HD 6850M Graphics [HDMI]
8GB 1333MHz DDR3 System Memory (2 Dimm)
1.5TB 7200RPM Dual Hard Drive (750GB x 2) with HP ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection
30% OFF! One 6-Cell and One 9-Cell Lithium Ion Battery
17.3" diagonal Full HD HP 3D Ultra BrightView Infinity LED Display (1920x1080)
Blu-ray player & SuperMulti DVD burner
HP TrueVision HD Webcam
Intel 802.11a/b/g/n WLAN and Bluetooth(R) with Wireless Display Support
Backlit Keyboard
Adobe(R) Photoshop(R) Elements 9 & Adobe Premiere(R) Elements 9
HP Home & Home Office Store in-box envelope
1 answer Last reply
More about what
  1. Unless the HP Envy is the Beats Edition, the the JBL speakers on the Dell will be the best. The speakers on the Sager are more than likely just your run of the mill laptop speakers.
Ask a new question

Read More