I'm in the market to buy a new, higher/high-end notebook for use at home as a replacement for a personal notebook I bought in 2011 that still works, but is now finally starting to struggle with the latest graphics applications. The problem is every notebook product line I've examined has one or more serious issues that totally breaks the deal. Thermal issues are a horrible problem with today's high end notebook models. The MacBook Pro, Dell XPS-15 and others all suffer from it, especially when configured with a top of the line Core i9 CPU. This problem was brought on in large part by the fixation to make notebooks slimmer and lighter in weight. You can pack only so much performance into so confined a space. You can downgrade to a less-hot Core i7 model, but then all sorts of other high end options disappear with that less costly CPU choice. For instance, Dell's new XPS-15 7590 model can be equipped with 64GB RAM, but only if you opt for the Core i9 CPU package. They won't let you pick and choose the components you want for each component category. I understand the sales motivation behind it, but all it does for me is encourage me to NOT BUY ANYTHING and keep using my OLD computer rather than buying anything at all. There are thicker, less portable notebooks out there. But most of those are built for gaming, not for graphic arts use. Many new gaming notebooks, such as Alienware's super expensive Area 51 model, are limited to regular HDTV resolution. There are no QHD or 4K resolution options. They're all about upping frame rates, even at the expense of image resolution. So that kind of makes those gaming notebooks a bad choice for graphics or photo editing use. Even if you get something with a "4K" panel (really 3.8K) that screen could have issues. I've read reviews about the newest OLED notebook panels (such as the Samsung unit in Dell XPS models) having issues with black crush or banding problems. They'll cover the DCI-P3 color space, but with some compromises. That brings up a choice of going with an IPS-based 4K display or even settling for a lesser FHD screen. Those choices have their own annoying issues too (back light bleed, gray-ish blacks, etc). Just to cut off an obvious suggestion: No, I am not interested in buying a desktop or all-in-one computer for my home. I spend the work days with my leg all but invisibly chained to a computer desk. I will not come home and be stuck at another computer desk. 20 years ago I thought notebook computers were a waste of money. But then I realized how isolating a bulky, immobile computer desk can be. I can at least watch TV in the living room while using a notebook computer. Or I can even leave the house and still use it. There is value in portability. I just wish the computer manufacturers would allow customers more choice to tailor the computer they really want.