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    Best laptop for R18k, and best time and place to buy

    Thanks for the info! I've heard about Linux working pretty well on Dell too. Although I've never had any issue with installing Linux on a machine myself, I've heard some horror stories of not being able to get drivers for Bluetooth, WiFi, etc. So I'm rather confident that I'll be able to get...
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    Best laptop for R18k, and best time and place to buy

    Another option (instead of waiting for Black Friday 2020) could come up in the next few months. I may be going to the US for a few weeks around March/April (Massachusetts, to be more specific); do you guys reckon I could get a significantly better laptop for this price if I wait until then, and...
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    Best laptop for R18k, and best time and place to buy

    Thanks for the pointers. The company I work for has some servers, some of which have beefy graphics cards which I can use once something goes into production; in the meantime, I can perhaps use this laptop for testing before moving over to the servers. Given that info, do you reckon that a...
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    Best laptop for R18k, and best time and place to buy

    I figured things would be this way, so thanks for the confirmation! Hmmm that's good to know. I'm not sure whether I'm willing to wait until Black Friday 2020 though (that depends on whether or not I can keep the laptop I'm currently lending until then).
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    Best laptop for R18k, and best time and place to buy

    This is nice and configurable! I might stick with a 1 year warranty and instead get a bigger SSD or more RAM. Thanks, this is definitely going to be considered.
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    Best laptop for R18k, and best time and place to buy

    Mostly work (in data science & machine learning, which necessitates the graphics card and good CPU), as well as some light gaming.
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    Best laptop for R18k, and best time and place to buy

    Hi there! I have about R18k budget to buy a laptop, and would like to get the best possible laptop for that price. What is the best place to get the best laptop for that price? Also, are there any particular periods during the year you would recommend I wait for? Unfortunately I did not get...
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