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Other people are correct in luggability, and how do you intend to use it.

I run mine as a workstation. Lid Closed, it drives a huge 55 inch desktop monitor (4k).
And a side monitor (as MSFT Teams SUCKS and can't share my programs on this screen, and it turns out, sharing the whole screen looks like a postage stamp to others).

But Memory. I have 128GB of memory in mine. No issues yet with running out, even with 2-3 VMs running.
SSDs: My Dell supports up to 4 internal. I have 2x2TB, and I usually follow a plan of replacing them, every 2yrs. Usually the first replacement only doubles the drive of the D: drive (Data/VMs). Because of costs, I may only replace ONE of them at the 2yr mark, and one at the 3yr mark. I like to have close to 50% free space on my System drive.

Finally, consider the keyboard layout. I did not. While I am fine with it, we standardized on it, and one of my team members does not dock his. And he hates the keyboard, he was forced to buy one and it frustrates him. (I don't understand it).

Oh, and I expect 5-7 years from these machines/configs. It wasn't cheap. I added the extra memory myself, as well as the full sized SSDs since dell had the most expensive upgrades for those, as usual. And I was still about $5,000

But I love it! The good news is that 64 bit OSes are going to be the norm. (Nobody needs more than 64 bits of memory... LOL except windows 11, visual studio, and we know history). But the switch to 128 bit is going to take a while.

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