Your future GPU could sit inside a Thunderbolt 3 display or enclosure, giving you the freedom to buy a lower-specced Thunderbolt 3-enabled laptop. Jeff Atwood tested a TB3 enclosure here
So the “optics” on this laptop, the Spectre 13, is that HP is trying to out-design Apple’s MacBook. The result looks awful. More precisely, it looks like the start of an idea killed by design by committee.
HP you don’t get it, do you?
See The Verge’s review here.
Update: The 15″ Spectre X360 has a more than decent design that makes the bling and shape of the golden Spectre look even more odd.
Ars Technica’s review of the 15″ X360 is here.