Re: Laptops which ones wins?
Go with the cheapest option then upgrade accordingly. I have found is much cheaper to by a lower end machine and upgrade than buying a top of the line machine. This does not work with processors, however.
Personal Laptop: Dell inspiron N7010 Windows 8 Intel i5 M460 @ 2.53GhZ 8 GB Ram 1TB HDD
Work Laptop: Lenovo T520 Windows 7 Intel i5 8 GB Ram 300GB HDD