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Hello,

I am searching for the most powerful Laptop possible with the longest battery life (is that simply what everyone looks for in a laptop LOL). I'm a trader and have a homemade trading program that requires a lot of power, and also would like to make trades on the road without constantly worrying that its almost dead. I'm not sure what decisions I have to make regarding tradeoff between the two- so first goal is no tradeoff! Price is no object!

Appreciate any help!

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The problem is the goals are in conflict.

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I think you have to consider external battery packs now.

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For me

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Those Asus ROG series will give me hours (not under a load) of use for surfing or watching a video. Under load you find about a 10 to 1 drop in battery time.

This series has a 10 key pad.

Post was last edited on February 22, 2017 9:32 AM PST

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It likse saying I want a fast car

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a whole lot so that doesn't use much gas. Since gas makes a car go faster you have to either have a fast car or a car that get good gas mileage. The more powerful a laptop need the shorter the battery life.

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thank u

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Okay, appreciate the insights. So I will be definitely going with an external battery pack regardless.

I spoke to Dell CS and right now I'm looking at the top-of-the-line Dell XPS 15. Biggest problem there is a requirement I didn't mention- no 10-key (numbers on side of keyboard). A lot of what I do is punching in numbers so it would be really nice to have that. Any specific computer reccs?

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