Came for the ThinkPad, left sorely disappointed. The T460 is also available with a FHD display (and optional multitouch). Even better, if available in SA, would be the T460p... it comes standard with a FHD display and optional nVIDIA graphics.
Virtualization and development. Some stuff need sugnificantly more resources. Minds you, if you hit that point where you need 48GB of ram, it might be a good idea to start looking into Jenkins on a server.