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    Best budget laptop/ultrabook for engineering student?

    I'm looking to spend about £600-700 for a laptop that is light (has to be carried around everyday), can run all engineering linked programs eg CAD, Matlab, Codeblocks etc etc, has good battery life and can run games like Rocket League, League of Legends. Any suggestions? The lenovo thinkpad was...
  2. Kisianik

    Looking for a professional, Windows based laptop

    Hi I am helping a friend to find professional laptop. My PC knowledge is not applicable in this situation, so I am here. This is the questionnaire. 1. What is your budget? around $4.000 USD 2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? A 17-19 inch screen would be great to...
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    Which Laptop is the best for me?

    I'm planning to buy a laptop for work. I do mostly Autocad stuff. Some Sketchup, Renderings and Photoshop. I have a desktop that works very well but I need a Laptop to work at our Dining or Living Room when my office gets a little bit too hot. Lenovo Y50 Acer Aspire V15 ASUS K501-LX Or any...
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    Can someone find me a gaming laptop for ~$800 CAD?

    I'm looking for a laptop that can perform well in the following games: CS:GO, League of Legends, Rust, Rocket League, H1Z1, and Minecraft. So far, I've found this one , but the price is american, so I'm pretty sure it won't fit my budget...
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    AutoCad Power User Laptop Needed

    I understand that there is not a clear answer to the following question, but I am in the market for a new laptop that can handle extensive 3-D AutoCAD work. I'm not a brand guy and would consider any "brand" The AutoCAD website list a few recommended machines, but I'm not sure the review is...
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    which Workstation laptop should i buy ?

    hey guys. i'm trying to buy a new workstation laptop since my old one does not want to co operate anymore. the programs i use are : Autocad , photoshop , 3d max. i use autocad and photoshop the most but i also need some rendering since i need 3d modeling too which makes picking a new laptop more...
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    Best PC speakers under 50 CAD? (2.0 or 2.1)

    Hey guys looking to upgrade my 5$ Logitech speakers to a better pair. Both 2.0 and 2.1 are fine, although I'm not sure where to place the sub-woofer. Any recommendations? 50$ preferably including shipping to Canada (Amazon prime works too). Thanks!
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    Which Lenovo Series? High Performance, least expensive

    My dad's laptop crashed and i'm shopping for a new one. I have a Thinkpad W530 and love it, but it's out of his budget (around $800) He's an architect and uses AutoCad so I want to get him the least expensive model with a fast processor, extra ram slots, SSD and touchscreen. The W series is...
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    Need budget laptop for autocad - $600

    I am looking to get a computer to run an older version of Autocad for my work. I may need a windows 7 machine. I have around $600 (US) to spend. My only requirement would be a 17 inch screen, and some form of video card if possible. I am just not sure of what all is out there that would be...
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    best laptop for 3d cad programming

    Hello, i am going to buy a laptop for my work and need a laptop that is capable to do heavy programs like AutoCAD etc. i do programming for cnc machines and draw in 3D. what is the best laptop for me? the price ive set to 1100-2000 usd
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    Laptop with IPS display under 1000 (light gaming/photoshop)

    Im looking for a 15" laptop with a good and accurate IPS display. Will be mainly used for Photoshop, Autocad and some light gaming. What do you guys recommend?
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    Help finding laptop for CAD and video editing

    So, I'm looking for a laptop currently for college. CAD and video editing. Been browsing, but I really need some help finding a good fit. Here is what I'm looking for: What it's for: Adobe suite, video editing. Price: $1,300-1,400 USD Display: 13.3-14" Resolution: 3k/4k preferred. May consider...
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    College laptop needed for CAD/CAM, rendering & usual college stuff..

    Hello, I'm in need of a decent laptop that I can use for college, but my budget around 1000€, so lower than the cheapest laptop my school suggests, which is a Lenovo Thinkpad T550 with the 15.6" FHD display & 512Gb SSD. (link is dutch) The other,more expensive laptops they suggest are the...
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    Laptop for rendering and 3d modeling?

    will be using softwares such as Autocad, 3ds Max, Revit and Photoshop. Specs: i7, 2.6GHz or more, hybrid drive with at least 128 SSD, RAM of 16GB and a screen not less than 15" My budget is 1700-1800$, I will be using this laptop for at least 2 years. I want a fast, durable laptop that can...
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    laptop for AutoCAD Revit, rendering, and illustrator

    i am an architect looking for a laptop to run AutoCAD Revit, 3d Studio, and illustrator. I have been using an Asus machine successfully for years, but am considering the MSI GS60 Ghost Pro. Is this a good choice, or is there a better option?
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    Laptop for architect

    Hello everyone I greatly appreciate if you guys can help me chose which is a better laptop for me. I'm an architect I work with programs like revit which creates medium to heavy files and does some rendering - 3d modelling. I'm looking into the following laptops, HP Envy Slim Quad Intel...
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    A suitable laptop for 3d autocad and gaming.

    Hello. I am getting a laptop for CAD purposes which will also include 3d stuff. However, I want it to run some decent games (farcry series, fifa) too. So, I was wondering if nvidia geforce 820m or 940m would be enough?
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    2 gb graphic and hd 4000 comparison

    I'm a designing student and I'm supposed to use auto cad and 3dmax softwares. Which graphics should I use either the 2 gb or the Intel HD 4000 graphic card. And more over is it fine to use i5
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    Everyday usage laptop within 25k(India)

    Hello, Can someone please suggest a laptop meant for everyday usage, mainly web browsing, media playback and stuff, within 25k(India). Sometimes I just have to work with Autocad 2014. So accordingly if someone can suggest a laptop within this budget it would be of great help.
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    Laptop for Autocad civil 3d 2015

    I'm starting a civil engineering program soon and I need to get a laptop for the course. School recommends: What I want: I think the main differences are the newer cpu and...
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    Autocad for core i3 laptop

    I had an asus laptop with core i3. It uses nvidia geforce gt520M 1gb. Can i use autocad 2016 in this laptop? Or maybe i should buy a new one? I will do a lot of design stuff at my college. Please answer me asap.
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    Custom Laptop Configuration

    I have decided to buy a laptop with a custom spec to suit my needs (CAD, DAW and general use). The problem is that some of the online configuration menus are offering hard drive options that are beyond my current understanding. If opting for msata/M.2 drives will I still need to purchase...
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    Light/thin and performance

    My current laptop (hp envy dv6 15.6") is kind of dying, so I'm looking for replacement. My hp is quite heavy to walk around with a whole day, so I would like a lighter device: max +-2kg max +-20mm thick size: 13-15.6" I'm going to use it for microsoft office, and some lighter autoCAD/archiCAD...
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    Is it the right laptop for architecture?

    I'm going to study B.Arch(Architecture) where there are plenty of graphics rich software like AutoCAD, Revit etc. For that I have decided to buy a Dell Inspiron 5547 with Intel core i5(4th Generation) Processor, 2GB of AMD ATI Radeon R7-M265 graphics and 4GB of RAM(Which can be extended...
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    Need Opinion for choosing laptop

    Hi guys, I mainly play dota 2. My budget is 1000-1500 CAD. I found 3 good deals, but both P35 and GT60 are open boxed. Gigabyte P35Wv2-CF4 Gaming Notebook 15.6" Intel i7-4710HQ 8GB 1TB+128GB SSD - NV GTX870M DVD BT W8.1 1300 CAD MSI Notebook GT60 2QD-1066US Dominator 15.6" Intel i7-4710MQ...
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    Engineering Laptop Decision

    Bottom line, it needs to run CAD and other programs. Would like to work on photographs. Gaming is not that important,but it might happen. Am looking at the Lenovo y50 any other suggestions?
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    256GB SSD + 1TB SSHD (8GB SSD) External vs. 512GB SSD + 1TB SSHD (8GB SSD)

    Essentially, my question is do I need 512GB of SSD if I have an external SSHD, or would 256GB suffice? I am an engineering student, and my school uses a virtual learning environment for all of the CAD and Solidworks type programs. Obviously 512 is ideal, but is it overkill?
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    Is Dell Inspiron 15R 5558 good for engineering programs ?

    can Dell Inspiron 15R 5558 run all engineering programs AutoCad , Rivet , 3D max , ............ ,,,, with out any lag and problems ? ,,,,,,, Intel® Core™ i7-5500U Processor (4M Cache, up to 3.0 GHz) 8GB DDR3 RAM 1600MHz 1TB HDD 5400 rpm Built-in DVD+/-RW 15.6" LED Backlit Display with...
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    Best Laptop for CAD - 3D Modelling & Animation (Unity3D, 3DMAX, Blender, Photoshop)

    Hi guys, I'm looking to buy a new laptop soon. I am doing 3d modelling and animation, so the laptop will need to more or less effortlessly push through render sessions. Many thanks for your help in advance! 1. What is your budget? £1200 (including tax) 2. What is the size of the notebook that...
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    help me choose a laptop for autocad and mid range gaming in India

    i am looking for laptop in range 40000 INR to 45k INR i would prefer asus and hp please suggest on i have selected a few but cant choose the best 1.)asus x555lj-xx130d...
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    Looking for closed headphones.

    I want some closed headphones for listening to rock and metal, and to be able to clearly hear footsteps in csgo. My budget is $150 CAD but I can spend a bit more if it's worth it.
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    Laptop for Autocad looking at Toshiba Satellite S50 which comes with GeForce® 930M or 950M will this work?

    My daughter is starting college in the fall in interior design. I'm trying to decide what laptop to get her for her classes. AutoCAD and REvit are 2 of the programs they will use. But the laptop I'm looking at is not listed on the AUTOCAD site. nor is the graphics card it comes with. I'd...
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    Laptop for 2D CAD, 3D modeling, photo editing

    Hello, I am planning on buying a new laptop for 2D CAD, 3D modeling in 3ds max, Rhino, Revit, Autocad, etc... and photo editing in Photoshop. I am currently looking at: ASUS G771JW: Core i7-4720HQ 8GB RAM (max. 16 GB RAM) GeForce GTX 960M 1TB HDD 7200 rpm 17'' Full HD IPS 3,4 kg 1000 euro...
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    student/ gaming/ autocad/ thin/ light/ cheap/ reliable

    so I have been researching for a while now and I'm trying to find a laptop that I can use for AutoCAD. I want a laptop that will last me 3-4 years, a graphics card that I can use AutoCAD and play new games likes star wars battle front 3 battle field 4, far cry 4 league of legends. needs: a lot...
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    Architecture student - Laptop buying help (India)

    Hi, please suggest a laptop for me that can run AutoCAD, 3DS, Revit and maybe even a bit of gaming if possible! My budget can be upto 40k but i'll hear you out if you have any suggestions for upto 50,000 INR :) Keep in mind i live in India so not every laptop is available here as it is in the...
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    Looking for a budget microphone

    Hello people, I would like to ask which microphone is best for my budget of $70 or less. These are what I have been looking at At2500, blue snowball, samson c01u, and the cad u37. I would like to ask which ones are the best.
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    Budget Laptop for autocad , 3dmax +vray , photo shop

    Hi , m an interior designer and want to know which laptop to buy . That supports autocad , 3dmax + vray, photo shop .
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    Laptop for School

    What is better: Dell Precision M3800 Mobile Workstation or the Lenovo W541 I am planning to use it for University, Engineering program, so I am expecting CAD work. If possible I would like to play games on it, although I can live without that. Any other laptop recommendations are welcomed...
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    Autocad Laptop i5

    BUDGET 700 - 800 USD Hello, i need an Autocad Laptop, i work professionally and i sometimes get BIG projects like Airport, pure 2D but the size of it is big enough to make my core i3 gtx620(really bad) PC hang for 2 hours when i shift from model to layout window, i almost shat myslelf cause i...
  40. hanser30

    Help for Choosing: Quadro vs Firepro for Wobile Worstations

    Hi guys, I have stumblued into a problem that i can't figure out so far. I have been looknig for a mobile workstation that can last me around 4 years and i decided that i was going to buy the next gen lenovo thinkpad with the 5th gen quad core processors but, I also saw other alternatives in...
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    Laptop Purchase Advice Needed

    I need some advice regarding a new laptop purchase for CAD software.
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    Anyone know of a good laptop that's under $1000? (CAD)

    I'm looking for a good/decent laptop that's under $1000 (CAD) that can do somewhat decent gaming to good gaming
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    can i use this for autoCAD?

    Im looking for a laptop that can run autoCAD smoothly that costs below 500$, any suggestions? Don't post your email address online. - SS
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    Advise on selecting quadcore laptop for AutoCAD 2D

    Hello, people, need your kind advice... I am looking to buy a new laptop. I am a professional, work mostly on AutoCAD 2D 2015, besides occasional Photoshop-ing. My core requirements (which are non-negotiable) are as follows: - Should have Quad Core Intel processor, eg. i7-4710MQ - Should have...
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    MSI GS70 or Gigavyte P35WV3

    Hello everyone. So as a new student I have been looking around for a new laptop and have come to two computers that I am torn between. I need both performance and portability. Will most likely be hooking the laptop to a bigger monitor and custom peripherals when in dorm. The first is the MSI...
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    Help me choose a laptop for autocad

    Hi, I will need a laptop for 3D design with sketchup or autocad. My budget is low (about £350) so these seem like the best ones i can find. I was thinking the toshiba portege as it has best processor but concerned about its graphics (Intel® HD Graphics 3000). HP ENVY 15-j151sa Refurbished: AMD...
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    Need guide to buy low budget laptop

    Hi. I already own a fairy decent desktop. I need a laptop to do my Autocad and some 3ds max projects at campus. My budget is really tight and below $500. what laptop would you suggest that runs smoothly and would handle Autocad and 3ds max easily. Also I really care bout the build quality. (No...
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    Which is the best model laptop for Autocad(drawing) work ?

    I want to buy a laptop to do drawing work just like to use AutoCad so which model would be best for this purposes ? My Budget is up to £1000.00.
  49. SandSoldier

    Decent CAD laptop for ~$1000

    Hello internet! So, I will be going off to college in this next year to become an engineer and I need a laptop. I will be using it for basic internetey things, CAD renders, and maybe some games on the side. I don't need it to have sli 980m's, and a million gigs of ram because I can just offload...
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    Will My Dell Latitude be able to run Auto CAD 2015? The description of the the CP are : Intel Core Duo 2.5 GHZ Processor, 2G D

    I want to use my Dell Latitude E6400, Intel Core Duo 2.5 Ghz processor. 2G DDR2 PC2-6400 to run Auto Cad 2015. Can this computer run the software for me?
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    GTA 5 vs AutoCAD 2015/ 2016

    As topic described, whether GTA 5 or the AutoCAD will be more graphic demanding?? Base on a i3 or i5 machine.
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    PDF printed as a blank page

    I have created a PDF from a CAD drawing but when I try to print it, it prints as a blank page
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    A laptop for my requirements,....

    I have a budget of 5000$ i use laptop mostly for gaming and cad ,maya.. can you suggest me a laptop for my usage minimum... intel 4980hq 980m gtx(compulsary) ssd..512 minimum. i dont care about battery or weight
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    new amd driver causing autocad & radio interference

    About a week ago 5737Dell Laptop, (windows 8.1, AMD RadeonR9 M270X), screen began going black and had to be switched off to get any picture. I reviewed previous threads at Tomshardware, followed the laymans guide to uninstall, clean and reinstall. now has AMD Catalyst 14.12 driver identified by...
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    What do you think of this laptop?

    I need a laptop for mostly CAD and smiliar programs for college. Im also planning to only install ONE GAME and that is bf4. I found a decent laptop and it would be helpfull if you guys could tell me how it would preform. Intel Core i7 4:e gen. 4710HQ / 2.5 GHz Max 3.5 GHz 4 cores RAM 8 GB (...
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    Lenovo Y70 or W550s?

    I am an architecture student, I use AutoCAD Architecture, Revit, 3DsMax, Rhino, Lumion, Sketchup, and Photoshop. Usually I work on a desktop workstation at school, however, I also like working on the go. So I need a laptop that has the capacity to do intensive rendering with ray trace and mental...
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    Need help with chosing between 5 laptops

    Im a student and I need a new laptop. I just need it to be able to run demanding programs smoothly without any problems. The kind of programs Im talking about are like CAD autodesk etc, And something very important is that it must be able to run new programs in the future aswell, nothing...
  58. Maxime506

    Budget gaming laptop suggestion

    Hello folks, I am looking for suggestion on buying a gaming laptop for my brother. He has only 600-700 dollars in budget. Right now in Canada we have a couple of option but I have a hard time decide one over another: 1. Acer V3-472G-59XN...
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    AutoCAD LT 2014

    when i open my autocad 2014 LT its just showing loading only doesn't have any moment how can i fix this ?
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    Which Laptop Can be Used As CAD Workstation ?

    Hello, I wanna ask wish one of these two laptop is better for architectural 2d and 3d AutoCAD, 3dmax , rendering and Photoshop work .... 1- HP ENVY 15 Notebook PC @ 1100$ Windows 8.1 64 Intel® Core™ i7-4700MQ with Intel HD Graphics 4600 (2.4 GHz, 6 MB cache, 4 cores) Intel HM87 Express 8 GB...