Jump to content


  • Content count

  • Donations

    0.00 CAD 
  • Joined

  • Last visited

Community Reputation

0 Neutral

About rand526

  • Rank

Personal Information

  • Name
    Paul emery
  • Location
  1. Thoughts on this laptop build?

    Thanks for the input. Portability is the number one factor in this purchase - I'm working between two offices and my home so I need something I can take around with me and use to work on different set-ups. The graphics card is mainly for using redshift - the less time I spend watching things render, the better. I have access to a pretty good desktop (threadripper, 64GB Ram) if I need to work on more intensive stuff, but the main thing is something which runs Houdini moderately well and allows me to work on the move.
  2. Thoughts on this laptop build?

    Hi All I am just getting into Houdini and looking to do some more exploring of it whilst on the move. I realise that I am not gonna be able to push it with heavy sims, but I am keen to work on basic setups whilst keeping the weight low and keeping things portable. I am looking to mainly render using redshift hence the 2070 card and i've crammed all the ram in that I can. The company i'm using for the build don't offer amd options for cards, and this I7 is the only one which fits in this chassis. Any massive issues with the following setup? Are there any limitations I should expect? Any Feedback much appreciated. Chassis & Display Proteus Series: 15.6" Matte Full HD 144Hz 72% NTSC LED Widescreen (1920x1080) Processor (CPU) Intel® Core™ i7 Six Core Processor 8750H (2.2GHz, 4.1GHz Turbo) Memory (RAM) 32GB Corsair 2666MHz SODIMM DDR4 (2 x 16GB) Graphics Card NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 2070 - 8.0GB GDDR6 Video RAM - DirectX® 12.1 1st Storage Drive 1TB SEAGATE BARRACUDA 2.5" SSD, (upto 560MB/sR | 540MB/sW) 1st M.2 SSD Drive 1TB WD Black™ SN750 M.2 NVMe SSD (up to 3470MB/s R | 3000MB/s W) Memory Card Reader Integrated SD Memory Card Reader AC Adaptor 1 x Proteus Series 230W AC Adaptor Battery Proteus V Series Lithium Ion Battery (7180mAh) Power Cable 1 x 1 Metre UK Power Cable (Kettle Lead) Thermal Paste COOLER MASTER MASTERGEL MAKER THERMAL COMPOUND Sound Card Intel 2 Channel High Definition Audio + MIC/Headphone Jack Bluetooth & Wireless GIGABIT LAN & WIRELESS INTEL® AC-9260 M.2 (1.73Gbps, 802.11AC) +BT 5.0 USB/Thunderbolt Options 3 x USB 3.0 PORTS + 1 x USB 3.1 Type C PORT AS STANDARD Keyboard Language PROTEUS SERIES RGB BACKLIT UK KEYBOARD WITH NUMBER PAD Operating System Genuine Windows 10 Professional 64 Bit - inc. Single Licence Operating System Language United Kingdom - English Language Laptop Cooling Stands CoolerMaster NotePal L2 Laptop Cooler, upto 17.3 inch Stand-Alone Monitor ASUS VP28UQG 28" 4K GAMING MONITOR Notebook Mouse INTEGRATED 2 BUTTON TOUCHPAD MOUSE Webcam INTEGRATED 720P 30 FPS HD WEBCAM Price £2,002.00 including VAT and Delivery