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    Microsoft Surface Book 2 delivers beauty, and the beast

    Microsoft claims it is up to five times more powerful than the original Surface Book.
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    Re: Microsoft Surface Book 2 delivers beauty, and the beast

    Looks great - and if the battery claim holds up I think this will be my next laptop. I've got up to £3k to drop a new laptop device later this year and was hoping the new SB2 would be good enough to finally justify the spend...looks like it might be.

    Hopefully they will have some demo units on display at Future Decoded this year to have a play with and see if the changes are as good as described

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    Re: Microsoft Surface Book 2 delivers beauty, and the beast

    I wonder if it's possible to exchange an old model I have + £200 or so to upgrade to one of these. They do that with the surface pro models.

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    Re: Microsoft Surface Book 2 delivers beauty, and the beast

    Good to see the Surface Book line is alive and kicking. It looks like a decent upgrade but I'll wait since my current Surface Book is still going strong.
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    Re: Microsoft Surface Book 2 delivers beauty, and the beast

    Meh. Max 16GB RAM. Not interested then.
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    Re: Microsoft Surface Book 2 delivers beauty, and the beast

    I can't deal with that hinge... it's so pretty, but why won't it close all the way

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    Re: Microsoft Surface Book 2 delivers beauty, and the beast

    Quote Originally Posted by badass View Post
    Meh. Max 16GB RAM. Not interested then.
    For most people, I'm sure 16GB is plenty. I feel like if you really need 32 or 64 GB, you would probably be better off with a desktop anyways for the extra power...

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    Re: Microsoft Surface Book 2 delivers beauty, and the beast

    Quote Originally Posted by globalwarning View Post
    For most people, I'm sure 16GB is plenty. I feel like if you really need 32 or 64 GB, you would probably be better off with a desktop anyways for the extra power...
    I got one of those already. It doesn't mean I don't have a need for a Laptop with 32GB RAM.
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