Desktop Replacement Selection Tags: Laptops Last response: February 17, 2012 12:04 PM in Laptops & Notebooks Share imusorka February 16, 2012 3:35:26 PM Budget: ~$1,000 Screen: >15" matte IPS Storage: ~200 GB SSD Software: Photoshop, InDesign, Office Games: F1 2011, DiRT, StarCraft II Brands: Sony, Toshiba (experience) Portability and battery life are irrelevant. FHD screen and optical drive are not required. Matte IPS panel and SSD are very desirable but may not be possible with this budget. More about : desktop replacement selection | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove imusorka February 17, 2012 12:04:00 PM I've also thought about waiting until after Ivy Bridge hits the market but it looks to be delayed now. Anyway, any advice would be highly appreciated. | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Laptops & Notebooks>Desktop Replacement Selection> Related ressources: ForumHelp Buying Gaming Desktop Replacement ~ $1500 USD ForumHigh-end gaming laptop, desktop replacement ForumGaming Laptop / Desktop Replacement (1200-1500) ForumThoughts on my selection of new build? ($500, HTPC and home desktop ) ForumDesktop Replacement ForumDesktop /Gaming Replacement ForumGamer That Needs help with Laptop Selection ForumFirst Laptop/ Desktop Replacement ForumHelp with part selection of around $1200 gaming PC ForumDesktop Replacement ForumPC is dead - Replacement parts advice please. ForumAdvice on SLI/ CROSSFIRE selection with gaming build ForumDesktop Replacement ForumMotherboard Selection Problem ForumON BUDGET SELECTION ForumBack light or Inverter? ForumAcer aspire one AOD255, Wont POST after screen replacement ForumLAPTOP TO DESKTOP? ForumHow important is a graphics card for running an extended desktop? ForumHP DV9000 hinge replacement More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !