Edit: the 256GB or 512 GB version. Both have 8GB RAM.
I already have a tablet.
OK, good for you. The Surface Pro is so much more than a tablet. --- London-SV on Throttle Control in Gran Turismo 6 ~ ''Unless you're flooring it at every opportunity... Try to be a little more genital on the accelerator''
Why no Mac products? The Macbook Air 13" is one of the best and cheapest high end ultrabooks available. ($999 after student discount). --- 15.4" Retina MacBook Pro (Mid 2012) | Node 304 mITX | Gigabyte Z87N-WIFI | Intel Core i5-4670K | Asus GTX 760 | Corsair 1x8GB | EVGA 600W | 120+64GB SSDs
13" screen. 5-6 hour battery life. Touch screen. Windows 8. ~$500 USD.
Incredible bang-for-your-buck. I didn't buy it for games, but its got an HD4000 integrated GPU, so it can handle relatively-new games easily. --- "And you see where that can lead you, into what mistakes and absurdities, when you are dealing with a man like Arsene Lupin."