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Microsoft unveiled their high-end Surface Studio all-in-one PC

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 27 Oct 2016 13:14 User comments (4)

Microsoft unveiled their high-end Surface Studio all-in-one PC Microsoft used their special event yesterday to unveil a handful of new products and features, with the most promising being the Surface Studio all-in-one PC.
The PC has a 28-inch PixelSense display (4500 x 3000 (192 DPI)), a 3:2 display ratio, 6th gen Intel Core i5 or i7 processors, up to a 2TB HD/SSD combo, up to 32GB RAM and up to a 4GB GeForce GPU. The AIO also has integrated 2.1 speakers, a flexible hinge that allows you to draw and video edit more easily, and has a haptic feedback controller device.

For ports, the Studio has four USB 3.0 ports, Ethernet, Audio, SD, Mini DisplayPort. Microsoft also promises the display is the thinnest ever in an AIO.

With its incredible specs and form factor comes an astronomical price -$2999 for the base model and up to $4200 for the top model.

Head over to the Microsoft store to check out some interactive features of the AIO, or you can demo it at a physical Microsoft Store.


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4 user comments

129.10.2016 1:56

The premium model has 32 Gb of system RAM, 4 Gb of GPU RAM which explains the super high price. I also notice no disk drive. IIRC, the disc drive isn't dead so I wonder what their reasoning is besides copying Apple not having a disc drive on their new Mac-Minis.

229.10.2016 3:37

Originally posted by ivymike:
The premium model has 32 Gb of system RAM, 4 Gb of GPU RAM which explains the super high price. I also notice no disk drive. IIRC, the disc drive isn't dead so I wonder what their reasoning is besides copying Apple not having a disc drive on their new Mac-Minis.

+1
they could have offered a 16 GB RAM (or even 8 GB RAM; being a non-gamer and non-media editor, i never needed > 8) with non dGPU card model to keep it affordable.
i don't find any reason either for a "desktop" not to have an ODD. no ODD makes sense for a laptop though.

ASUS G73JW | Intel Core i7-740QM, 1.73GHz | 8GB DDR3 | Nvidia GeForce GTX 460M, 1.5GB | OCZ 120GB SSD + Seagate 500GB Hybrid 7200rpm | 17.3" FHD/3D | Blu-ray Write | Win7Pro64

329.10.2016 3:50

They do offer versions with 16 Gb & 8 Gb RAM according to the Microsoft Website although I dunno what application you could use 16 Gb of RAM for (Maybe Gaming or VMware).........

429.10.2016 4:04

Originally posted by ivymike:
They do offer versions with 16 Gb & 8 Gb RAM according to the Microsoft Website although I dunno what application you could use 16 Gb of RAM for (Maybe Gaming or VMware).........

good to know that they offer. but there is no surface book offer in india, let alone the studio.
but still 1TB/Intel® Core™ i5-8GB-dGPU- $2,999...too much!!!
yeh, virtual machines may require 16 GB, and some ERP software as well.
This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 29 Oct 2016 @ 4:08

ASUS G73JW | Intel Core i7-740QM, 1.73GHz | 8GB DDR3 | Nvidia GeForce GTX 460M, 1.5GB | OCZ 120GB SSD + Seagate 500GB Hybrid 7200rpm | 17.3" FHD/3D | Blu-ray Write | Win7Pro64

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