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  1. Chandler B

    Need Help Making Decision Regarding Laptop and College

    I need some help in my current PC situation. I am going to college next fall for engineering. I just got an Acer Predator 17 1060 as a gift. The laptop is fast enough for my gaming and 3D CAD but it is extremely heavy and bulky. I am currently weighing my options. I want to either get another...
  2. trioxlight

    Razer Blade Stealth 13.3" VS Surface Laptop

    I'm heading off to college next year, and I am on the search for the best laptop that is able to breeze through photo & video editing. I recently bought the Surface laptop with 8GB of Ram and an Intel Core i7, and so far really enjoy its display and multi-tasking abilities. The laptop...
  3. S

    Best Gaming Laptop With Decent Battery Life

    Hello everyone, I want your opinion on the best gaming laptop with decent battery life. I am going to college soon and I need a a laptop. I don't want to sacrifice battery life for gaming performance. What is my best option? I do not want to have two laptops, I want one to do everything I need...
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    I am going into college next year and am in need of a laptop. I've been caught between these two Zenbooks for a while and would like someone's opinion on which one to get (so which one is more worthwhile). In college, I am a science major and am going to be writing fairly often. I also plan to...
  5. M

    Suggestions for Laptop for College - Portable but powerful

    Hi, I've been searching for a laptop to replace my current laptop AND desktop. I had an old desktop with a Bulldozer AMD in it but decided for college I really don't need the extra deadweight of a massive desktop. I need something to replace though both my surface pro 3 and the desktop. I used...
  6. B

    No Wi-Fi on Asus lsptop

    Help. My Asus laptop is screwing me over for assignments. I'm in college and my laptop is normally what I use for notes and assignments et cetera. At home the Wi-Fi is fine, but as soon as I get to th3 college, my Wi-Fi last for about 5 minutes and then it says "no internet access" And the...
  7. K

    Need new laptop for college

    I am headed off to college this fall, as a pre-med major... needless to say, I think I need a new laptop... the only issue? I don't know where the funds are going to come from... I need something cheap but relatively fast (for taking notes and such, can't be waiting ages for that). I would much...
  8. B

    Suggestions on speaker brands

    Hey guys. I’m going to be moving to my first apartment later this year for college, and I could use your suggestions on some great, more affordable speaker brands to get me started on a theater setup. I’d greatly appreciate it. Thanks.
  9. A

    Gaming laptop under 2000$ for college

    I am looking for a gaming laptop with a high refresh rate for college FOR 2k$ for competitive FPS gaming. Also suggest with its battery life for basic stuff. Thanx PS : I dont mind the weight and please dont suggest MSi. Thanx again

    Budget Laptop for solidworks, Autodesk...and some gaming!!

    I am looking for a budget laptop which will be used for solidworks and maybe some gaming also... I am currently doing college while staying in the college hostel so pls.. don't suggest a powerful desktop-nimble laptop combo cause that's not gonna happen!!
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    Laptop for college (Intel Core M vs Intel Core i5)

    Hello, I've been very hesitant in buying a laptop for college but I found myself liking the Surface Laptop. It gives me the option in choosing which type of processor I want. As I'm not sure which one is more suited for me...
  12. S

    Thin Gaming laptop around 1000$-1200$

    I am looking to buy a laptop for college. I'm mostly running around the country doing internships and I need a portable gaming laptop to get a break sometimes when it gets kinda acidic above the shoulders a la mcconaughey . I'll be mostly using my hp spectre for presentations but in case it...
  13. K

    What are some good ways of knowing whether or not I'll need to replace my laptop for college?

    So it sounds pretty self-explanatory, LOL... But, I was curious as to what I could do to determine whether I will need a new laptop for college (this fall; fall 2018). Does anybody have any ideas? It's getting a bit slow, and it is probably four or five years old... But, I would definitely be...
  14. G

    Solved! Mid 2018 laptop for university

    In april or may of 2018 I will get a laptop as a birthday gift. Max price should be 1200-1300€ (may be slightly over). I want a laptop that does three things: Light Gaming Good Battery life Not heavy, don't need super light but I want to carry it in a backpack. (for university) Bonus: Not bad...
  15. J

    yamaha htr 5935

    Bought this setup used for my house as a college student. Was told it worked great, planned on using it strictly for music. When I got it home and hooked up an antenna, there was no volume until I nearly maxed out the volume control, and even then it was very faint. Anyone have any recommendations?
  16. T

    Looking for a laptop, around 1k (pref. lower), most I can get for photo-editing and college workloads, maybe some gaming.

    1. What is your budget? $1000 2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? 15-17", preferably. I may consider a 14 if the specs are right, but I like larger screens and keyboards. 3. What screen resolution do you want? at least 1080, but the bigger the better! 4. Do...
  17. X

    Need a laptop for college (filled)

    1. 750$ 2. Preferably above 12" 3. 1920*1080 4. Portable (not really picky on portability) 5. 5-6 hours 6. Not at all, integrated graphics is just fine 7. Some photo-editing, coding, AutoCAD and movies 8. >=512GB (hybrid would be nice, I think) 9. NA 10. 4-5 years 11. Don't really need an...
  18. A

    Suitable laptops for me

    So soon im gonna be in college, and im gonna be taking Game development, in game arts, i think it will have 3d designing, rendering, and stuff, whats the best laptop for it? My dad is planning to buy lenovo legion y520 for me.
  19. J

    Advise on budget laptop for college

    Hi, I've been looking around for a cheap laptop that I can take to school and be able to sit there all day without having it charging. I originally was looking for something around $200, maybe $300 max, but then ran into this ASUS...
  20. B

    Looking for a low budget laptop or desktop to run sims 4 and online college

    I'm a single mother looking for a budget of $700 laptop or desktop to be able to play sims 4 decently in my free time and be able to attend college online with. If you can, provide links ? my current laptop meets all requirements except for CPU, was working fine till yesterday now I can no...
  21. B

    Looking for solid college laptop

    Hello I need a simple laptop for school usage only. I need it to run Microsoft office smooth and to download SPSS statistics software. Are these stats for a Lenovo 320 Ideapad any good? Display: 1366x 768 Processor: 3.0GHz AMD A9 dual core (A9-9420) Memory: 4GB DDR4 Storage: 1TB hard drive...
  22. M

    College laptop and light gaming

    Hello, I've been looking for a laptop for college notes, programming, and light gaming (league of legends, overwatch, total war, endless legend ect.) I would like at least a decent battery life so I don't have to be plugged in while taking notes or something. I'm good with a 15" screen or bigger...
  23. S

    Best laptop for college student on a budget ($700 MAX) ? I've seen two I really like...

    Hi, I'm getting a laptop for my 1st yr of college, I'm gonna be studying Software engineering. That's for context. So, I have a $700 budget and I came across these two HP Laptops on Amazon: This HP i5-8250U 12GB 2TB: And, this HP i5-8250U 8GB 1TB:
  24. B

    Help me choose one of the following laptops: (PC vs Laptop)

    I'm going to buy a new laptop for college, and I'd like to try gaming, so it should have a dedicated gpu. I'm on a budget of 13000 EGP which is about 750 USD at the current time. 1st option: 12200 EGP DELL Inspiron 5567 - core i7 7500U - R7 m445 2nd option: 13300 EGP HP probook g4 450 - core i7...
  25. N

    Laptop decision help!

    Need help deciding between a few laptops! For background information I am going to college and would like a laptop but also something I can game on a little bit. This is the best community I could think of to help. The two choices are an HP Omen 17” with the following specs ($1,179$) I7-...
  26. R

    Help me chose the right computer for me...

    Hi my name is Jesse, I am going to buy a computer and honestly don't know enough to buy one for my needs. I will be going off to college in the next 6 months and also do small gaming like mine craft occasionally and that is about it. So I know I need something that will work well for school but...
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    which computer is better?

  28. T

    Need Laptop for College

    Hello! I am looking for a laptop with good specs for the price, so not a surface or mac, and preferably something under 4 pounds. My mom has an Asus Q325U and I was generally impressed with it. I love the size and portability of it. The only thing I'd like to add, if it's even realistic, is some...
  29. X

    Good laptop for college

    My budget is $1500, but I am willing to spend less than $2000 if the computer is absolutely worth it Things I am looking for: -Large(ish) screen (14" or 15") -8th Gen Intel Core i7 -Good battery life (7+, over 50Wh) after heavy use and a lot of Netflix binging -Backlit keyboard -Touchscreen...
  30. T

    Looking to buy a laptop for college

    Hey guys I'm planning to buy a new laptop for college, and I need your help in finding the right one. Okay so my budget is 1000 USD max I'll prefer if I can get a good one for cheaper . 1. It should have good battery life the long the better. 2 it should have a really good display because I'll...
  31. T

    Looking to buy a laptop for college / gaming

    Hey guys, I am looking for a laptop for college/gaming My budget is 1000 USD but I can stretch it to 1100 if I get a good deal. Will be buying it online probably in black friday sale. Here's what I need in it. 1. It should be powerful enough to last at least 3 years. 2. A good display is a must...
  32. G

    Looking for a laptop

    I am in dire need of a new laptop. I need it to be good editing photos and videos, mild gaming, and coding. I have been looking at MacBook Pros and it seems like they can do what I want, but im not too sure. If I do get a Mac, I’d install windows on it for sure. Easy to transport. - around...
  33. J

    Best Laptop for College/Photo Editing

    1. What is your budget? -$1700 2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? -13" 3. What screen resolution do you want? -Preferably QHD but I can settle at FHD if the laptop is really good. 4. Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop? -Portable 5. How much...
  34. A

    laptop for programming

    Hello everyone.I will start a masters degree in February (mathematical engineering)and i am looking for a laptop that i can use at the university for programming,coding etc. I think at the master we will use matlab,python and c++ is it better to get mac os or windows with dual boot linux?My...
  35. P

    Looking to buy a laptop for architecture college under 1000 USD

    So my budget is 1000 US dollars, and I'm looking to buy a laptop that will last me at least until my internship i.e, 5 years. I can extend my budget to a maximum of 1100 USD, and the laptop must have Thunderbolt connectivity so that I can plug in an external GPU when the hardware becomes...
  36. R

    What do you think of smart homes?

    I am currently studying for college the topic of Smart Homes. I would like some people's opinions on this topic please.
  37. Crow-M

    ASUS UX330UA i5 vs i7

    Hi, I want to buy an ultrabook - concretely ASUS ZenBook UX330UA, and there are a i5 7200U + M.2 256GB SSD or i7 7500U + M.2 512GB SSD versions. My questions are: - considering price difference, is it worth to pay circa +180€ for i7/512GB ? - how will i7 effects battery life-time ? - is there...
  38. unethicalogic

    Need a laptop advice? OR...
  39. S

    Solved! Suggest me a laptop?

    Hey, I am looking for a laptop for college use any suggestions. I'd like to have 8th gen Intel or the new AMD Ryzen mobile chips preferably have discrete graphics (low level) like the MX150 with Intel Chips. I am looking at about $1000 to $1300 Gimme suggestions and thanks! :D
  40. jsimenhoff

    Gift Guide for the College Student

    Buying for students can be a challenge, and finding the perfect gift can be as stressful as a final exam at the crack of dawn! College students are a tech and gadget-heavy crowd, relying on durability and penny-pinching, as tuition and books aren't cheap these days. You can't go wrong with some...
  41. Z

    Looking for a very cheap laptop for note-taking in class

    Hello, I'm in college and what I'm looking for is the cheapest possible laptop, without it being a piece of garbage that just feels like it could break apart at any moment, and that would only be used for microsoft office and the internet; netflix, social networks... Definitely nothing crazy. I...
  42. Z

    Laptop for Gaming/College

    I am heading to college soon and I need a laptop. My requirements: Screen: Not too small. 15" maybe. Battery Life: 3-5 hours. I don't know, I won't have problems with it. RAM: 8GB. No more, no less. Storage: Maybe the casual 1 TB? I need 1 TB of Memory Capacity, don't come at me with weird...
  43. R

    Looking for a laptop for college

    Hello I am currently at college doing a programming course and I m looking for a laptop. 1. What is your budget? up to €1000 but would prefer something in the €500-700 range. 2. How much battery life do you need? I would like the battery to last couple of hours so I can safely use...
  44. G

    Need a new laptop for $300 or under. Any suggestions?

    Need a new laptop for college under $300, I just need the overall best for the price. Not looking to game or anything like that, just for internet and Microsoft programs office/word/etc.
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    Asus 5 A515 51g vs (used)Asus g551j vs Lenovo legion y520

    Im looking forward to buy a laptop as a student, im on a limited budget so please keep that in mind and building a pc is just a no-no for a college student I have several choices of laptop that i can afford, here is the list.. Feel free to suggest anything that might suite in with my budget...
  46. F

    please help me choose a laptop for engineering college

    16GB DDR4 ram, i7 7700hq,decent graphics card hybdrid drives or hdd display size doesn't matter and fine quality is acceptable size and weight does not matter battery life can be average durability matters, issues like coil whine,over heating problems not expected will be multi tasking, will run...
  47. D

    Bought The Wrong Laptop... What to do?

    I recently bought a laptop for college, However, I meant to buy...
  48. D

    New vs used laptops for college which one?

    So I'm looking to buy for myself a laptop for college, I do plan do play a few games on it (Civilization 5 or 6, Shogun 2, maybe even Stellaris) mostly while I travel in train from and to college and I already have a decent gaming PC so please don't tell me to save some money buy a PC instead...
  49. L

    I turned in an assignment late because MyWritingLab took awhile to process my temp access code

    Don't worry this starting paragraph has context. Anyway, before I start my first day of college I get the books I need straight from the college bookstore. The librarian informs me that my psychology book has an access code. So I infer that my 2 english books don't come with codes. The book that...
  50. B

    I need help

    Hello I need a computer for college and I want a good one that will I have three links to computers that I think are good, please feel free to tell me there not and give your recommendations...
  51. F

    Solved! Canon Mark IV

    What hard drives are affordable and work well with a Canon Mark IV for a college student? If anyone can recommend anything for a Blackmagic Ursa mini too that would be great. Thanks!
  52. S

    1366 x 768 vs 1920x1080 LAPTOP 15.6" HELP

    Hello, so i need a laptop for college. USES: Will mostly do programming stuff. I multitask a lot so there's that (will a 1366 x768 screen give me less space to work with? And possibly will watch tons of YT and movies on it when im relaxing (but this is a minor factor). So i have no idea how...
  53. J

    Can't makeup my mind on a laptop for college

    My goodness, I am the furthest thing from an apple fanboy but I must admit their laptops are the only ones that don't feel like plastic pieces of crap for under a 1000 bucks.... The lenovo thinkpad t430 is pretty nice but its too bulky for taking to school everyday. I love dell business class...
  54. A

    MacBook Pro 13" For College

    I start University next week and had been eyeing on a MacBook Pro 13" 2017 version. I do not know anything about Macs so I was looking to see what is best for me. I'm not any video editing freak, but will sometimes edit some videos for my own personal interest. The base models are kind of pricey...
  55. L

    Inspiron 7460 vs Lenovo Y720

    I'm deciding between these two, I now they're quite different but hear me out. I'm about to go into a heavy 3D modeling course in college, and was looking for a laptop with a discrete graphics card, hence why I found the Inspiron. After talking with some classmates they suggested the Lenovo for...
  56. D

    Gaming laptops for college

    I will be buying a gaming laptop for my college needs below 2000 usd Should I get the MSI GE73VR 7FR Or ASUS G752...
  57. Kiri27

    Laptop for college, help please

    Hello all, I'm looking for a laptop for college under $500. I've been trying to find one that suits my tastes, but it has been pretty rough as the specs I want aren't available in the smaller models of laptops. If anybody could lend a hand, I would greatly appreciate it. Specs to have: - CPU...
  58. D

    Seeking a laptop for college

    Trying to purchase my girlfriend a laptop for her birthday as she returns to college this fall. It will really be used for typing papers and browsing the web on campus. I am just seeking a decent brand/laptop that wont crap out on her in 6 months. Heres what ive found so far and wondering if...
  59. G

    Recommandations for a laptop for college

    Hi, I am starting college very soon and would like some suggestions on Laptops that would be a great fit for me during my college courses.
  60. G

    Processor expertise needed [Gaming/work]

    I am looking to buy this laptop- I wish to use it for basic gaming and college purposes. Can anyone advise me if it will be up to the mark or not?