Which laptop is the best for Houdini Animation rendering?

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I am new to houdini and I am looking for a new laptop to work with this new software ( I know it should be the other way round, but anyways), so I did my research and could anyone help me to decide which laptop should I get?

Lenovo y50
Asus G501
New Dell XPS15 (oct 2015)
HP Omen
MSI GS60 2QE Ghost Pro 4K

*any other laptop or comments are welcome. seeking for one which is available in the UK market.
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I am new to houdini and I am looking for a new laptop to work with this new software ( I know it should be the other way round, but anyways), so I did my research and could anyone help me to decide which laptop should I get?

Lenovo y50
Asus G501
New Dell XPS15 (oct 2015)
HP Omen
MSI GS60 2QE Ghost Pro 4K

*any other laptop or comments are welcome. seeking for one which is available in the UK market.

Number ONE: You really sure it has to be a laptop?? Constrained case, no expandability, you`re stuck to what you got. Often you can`t even change HDD or add RAM, and you pay quite a lot compared to same power for the desk.

If it has to be a laptop, avoid ACER, as I had 2 of them getting thermal problems just about when warranty was over.

General advise have a look at your favorite search engine, and prefer a local store where you could have a look at the hardware, regarding access covers for HDD/&RAM should not be covered with a “warranty void” seal.

Also keep in mind you can`t expand anything else than HDD/RAM without much risk.

Then your most limiting facot would be your budget. Go for i7-xxxxHQ/MQ and GTX. and as much RAM you can afford. Keep in mind that they can get only a max of 32GB.

Have a look at http://ark.intel.com [ark.intel.com] or http://www.nvidia.com/object/notebooks.html [nvidia.com] for more

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these guys are very thorough with their tests:

http://www.notebookcheck.net/Notebookcheck-s-Top-10-Gaming-Notebooks.98628.0.html [notebookcheck.net]
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I have ASUS G751JY, works great with Houdini, cooling is great. Large, not super mobile. You can also do renderings with it, but I would recommend desktop for longer renderings.
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MSI WT72 Workstation (Intel Xeon 64GB Ram)
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I got an Alienware 18 (18.4" IPS display, i7 4930MX (OC to 4Ghz), 32Gb RAM, 2x780m SLI, SSD, etc) and it's putting to shame most laptops out there.
It's pretty big and heavy compared to most other laptops, but in a backpack it's under 10kg with the charger and a coffee thermos, so complaints about its heft and therefore lack of mobility are unfounded IMO, at least for an adult healthy male.
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more important than the cpu will be the amount of memory.
cpu will calculate faster, but if you don't have memory to put the results then @#%%^@….

if you can get the best cpu with toncs of ram go for that.
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did you ever make a decision on an Asus ROG?
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ASUS ROG GL551JW-DS71
Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6 GHz Processor
16 GB DDR3 RAM; NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M
1TB HDD Storage
15.6 inches 1920*1080
Windows 8.1
Check out http://gaminglaptopunder1000.org/gaming-laptops-under-1000/ [gaminglaptopunder1000.org]
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