Any good I7/I5 laptops with firewire?
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7th November 2010
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Any good I7/I5 laptops with firewire?

I was thinking of replacing my 8 year old Dell with a new I7 or I5 laptop. However, firewire ports on today's models are almost impossible to find. Only one I found was Sony, and I won't go into details, but no Sony here.

Is there anyone who has found a current model I5 or I7 laptop with firewire? Both my outboard converters as well as my video streams require firewire.
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8th November 2010
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I have a Toshiba Qosmio, i7, 4G Ram, 18" Display. I edit audio and AVCHD video on it. Nice laptop but of course, it is big and heavy. That doesn't bother me at all, though.
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Macbook Pro I5 or I7, 15 or 17in screen.I have the I5 17in. Best laptop I've ever had.
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8th November 2010
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Thanks, definately staying in the PC camp.... all my software, hardware both mobile and in the studio is PC, so I'm not changing for a laptop.

Will have to check out the Toshiba. Funny that firewire is starting to disappear as it is still used for audio/video quite a bit.
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I have a Toshiba Qosmio, i7, 4G Ram, 18" Display. I edit audio and AVCHD video on it. Nice laptop but of course, it is big and heavy. That doesn't bother me at all, though.

What audio interface do you use?
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