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  1. J

    Laptop for College

    So I bought a Dell Inspiron 15 5000 gaming laptop for college. It's got an i7 a gtx 1050. I haven't started college yet so it hasn't seen much use. However i'm nervous that I spent too much on it and either it was unnecessary or not worth it. I have a desktop but I don't plan on bringing it to...
  2. M

    Solved! Looking for a new laptop for university and light gaming. (700$ budget)

    I'm going to be starting college within the next month. I will be in dorms and will have my main rig there with me, but I think having a laptop to move around with will be nice. I can never bring myself to purchase a laptop without a dedicated GPU, shame on me. I was looking for a laptop that...
  3. J

    Looking for a laptop for college. (Under £500)

    Budget - £500 at an absolute maximum. Preferably sub-£450 or even lower. Country - United Kingdom OS - Windows 10 Hi, I'm looking for a new laptop which I plan to use mainly for college coursework and revision. I may play some light games such as Crusader Kings 2 but this is not a deal...
  4. I

    College Laptop With Large Budget

    Hello, Due to funding and scholarships, I have up to $1,300 to spend on a laptop for college, and am looking for some suggestions! 1. What is your budget? $1,300+ for laptop and accessories. I need to use all of this money or it goes to waste. I can pitch in a little more if necessary. 2...
  5. Z

    i3 5005U for engineer student

    Hey I found a laptop (Lenovo IdeaPad 100-15IBD) with these specs: - i3 5005U (2 GHz) - 4 GB RAM - GeForce 920MX (2 GB) - FHD(1920/1080) and 15,6" - 256 GB SSD -FreeDos(I have a CD of Windows 7 Ultimate) I found it at 410 EUR (or 481 USD) My bugdet is 400-500 EUR (or 470-580 USD) (I live in...
  6. T

    Laptop for college (Computer Programming) 1000-1200 CAD

    Hello, I'm heading back to school this September and we are required to purchase a laptop for class. The minimum hardware requirements for the laptop are: Intel I7 or AMD A10 processor or better with chipset that must support virtualization 16 GB of RAM 1 TB hard drive Ethernet Network Card...
  7. H

    Please help me

    Can I upgrade Pentium b950 processor to i5 560m ?
  8. N

    Need good college laptop

    heys guys, i am looking for a good laptop that can do some gaming as well as being moderately fast and has a long lasting battery under 900 dollars for college. thank you so much and any advide will be taken into consideration.
  9. M

    College Freshmen into Computer Science

    I'm entering into college with the intended major of computer science. I was wondering if I could [have] laptop recommendations under $1,000. The laptop definitely would have to be an i7 with a dedicated graphics card, with at least 16GB of ram, and an SSD for storage. If there are any...
  10. W

    Surface Pro 4 for college?

    Hello, I will be a freshman in the fall in college and I not sure if I should invest in a Surface pro. I will be majoring in Molecular and Cell Biology and a minor in computer sciences or data science (undecided between the 2). I currently have a Dell Inspiron 15 (7000 Series) with a core i7 at...
  11. E

    Best Laptop for a college student (<$500)

    Hello, a friend is asking me to recommend her a laptop no more than 500usd for uni work, mainly assignments and what not so it wouldn't be super demanding. She's looking for something easy to carry and good performing. Any recommendations?
  12. M

    Need help deciding on college laptop

    Hello, I'm heading off to college next month so I'm looking to spend somewhere under 1500 on a good laptop that can hopefully last me several years. Looking for something with good battery life and decent portability, as I will be carrying it around with me in my backpack all day. Im not a heavy...
  13. I

    (NEED HELP) trying to figure out what laptop I need

    Hi I'm entering college soon and I am trying to find a laptop suitable for my needs. Any suggestions are welcome. What I want: -nothing over 600$ -I'll be writing a lot of essays, so a good keyboard - browsing the web and online tests so a good battery life 9+ hours - something with good...
  14. Y

    Suggestions Needed for Lightweight Laptop for College Student

    I'm looking for a lightweight laptop for college. I have a Dell Inspiron 5735 with a AMD A10-5745M APU with Radeon(tm) HD 2.10 GHz processor, which has been fine for all my high school work (mainly on Microsoft programs). I am also comfortable with the Windows 10 OS. The only problem is it that...
  15. D

    Looking For a Great Laptop For Gaming and College

    Hey everyone. Pretty soon I'm going to be going to college, (living in a dorm), and as such having a laptop would be extremely helpful, for convenience, utility, and entertainment. Basically, I'm looking for a laptop that can support the needs and requirements below. I'm not too familiar with...
  16. E

    budget College Laptop

    Hi, Next month I'm going to move to a dorm and I've been looking on the internet for laptop to which my budget can only afford a laptop with a low-end graphic card. So which one do you think should I choose: 1. Geforce 920 2. Geforce 940mx 3. Radeon R6 4. Radeon R7 And if any of you are using...
  17. chasmo123

    What College Laptop Should I Get?

    I'm off to college this Fall, and I'm looking for a laptop. The only computer I currently have is a custom-built gaming rig that I would love to take to college, but I have doubts I will be able to do so. So, based off of that, here's what I'm looking for: - Is at least moderately slim and...
  18. G

    Laptop For College

    Got a friend and she's going to college and looking for a Laptop. She's looking at a high priced I7 and I'm not sure she needs that much of a processor. It will be used for email,web browsing,videos and papers,etc. Would an I5 be a better fit or is that even to much? Around $600-$800 budget,but...
  19. moonfang158

    Will this computer work for college?

    My family member is looking for a good laptop for college, they require the computer is windows. Will this one work fine?
  20. R

    Laptop for situation?? Suggestions?

    Hi, I'll give a brief at the top and a longer explanation below: So in short, I have a desktop that I have built with i5-6500, RX 480 CrossfireX, and 16GB with SSD & HDD. I will be going to college for Sport Management next year (Fall 2018) and I don't think I will bring my desktop. I think my...
  21. K

    College student looking for a laptop to do schoolwork and light gaming on?

    I would like to find an all around good laptop in the 550-700 dollar range. I will probably be playing only things like CS:GO and League of Legends sometimes, other than that its for schoolwork. Anything is helpful! Thanks
  22. E

    Best Engineering College Laptop

    I'm going to college this year for electrical engineering and I need a new laptop. The specs they recommend: i7 processor 1 tb Hard Drive SSD 8 gb Ram 4gb dedicated graphics card Now I also occasionally like to play video games so I would like a laptop that would run games pretty decent. I...
  23. U

    looking for help to choose laptops for college use

    hi, so i've been searching lists of laptops ($600 budget) to accompanying me on college activity + little bit of gaming and i need a help to choose between these two i found online on my country (Indonesia :v) Asus A456UQ : i5-7200u 2.5ghz (up to 3.1ghz), gt940mx 2gb, 8gb ddr4l (up to 16gb)...
  24. D

    Deciding Between Two Laptops for College

    Looking for a new laptop for college. Both have very similar specs. I will likely opt for the models that are priced around $1,100. They both have the same processor, ram, and storage. They are also both 2 in 1 laptops in which the screen flips around. Which one would you pick and why? I am also...
  25. J

    New Laptop: Is it too hot?

    I just got a new laptop for college and I want to make sure that it is acting alright. It is the Asus GL702VSK with a 1070 and i7 7700k. When I am playing games like Divinity Original Sin 2 or others the cores get to low 80s, but I have never caught it at 90. Is this safe, and more importantly I...
  26. B

    Laptop for Gaming & College

    I am looking for a laptop for gaming and college projects and am not 100% what to be looking out for. I wouldn't like to go over 1500euro. I was looking at the Asus GL502VM which has an i7 and a GTX1060 GPU for 1500 on Amazon but is there a similar brand that would be cheaper? Or should I look...
  27. B

    Looking at good deal for Surface Pro 4, worth or not?

    I'm about to enroll in university this fall, and I was looking at buying a new laptop that's good for academic work. I checked on microsoft's website, and there's a bundle that includes the Surface Pro 4 (i5, 256 GB and 8 GB of RAM model) and the type cover for only $899 including my student...
  28. J

    i7-7500U w/ 940MX (2GB Dedicated) & 16GB RAM vs i7-7700HQ w/ 1050 (4GB Dedicated) & 16GB RAM

    So I will be an electrical engineering (maybe switch to aerospace) student in the fall, and I was wondering how important the number of cores and amount of dedicated vRAM was for modeling and simulation software. I'd love to get the HP Spectre x360 15t because it comes with Windows ink that I'd...
  29. N

    Best laptop for college

    Hey. So I'm in search of a gaming laptop for college under 1200. I'm looking for a laptop that is good for gaming, long battery, small in size, lightweight, and powerful. I know it's a lot to ask for that can game but any help is appreciated!!!
  30. G

    Laptop for college

    Hi guys, I have a budget of £450 maximum and am looking into getting a laptop for college next year. I really would like it to be able to last most of the day with regular/constant use. Does anyone have any suggestions on a good laptop? Also, I hear that Ryzen laptops are coming out soon...
  31. N

    Someone recommend me a laptop please. Help needed

    So im looking for a slim and light laptop under 1500. I would also prefer the battery to be decent for a gaming laptop. Looking for the best possible that is most reliable. I had this one in mind
  32. T

    Good 2 in 1 laptop/tablet for College

    I will be commuting to College on the train. The ride is about 2 hours each way. I am a Computer Science major and need to have a very fast computer. I already have a gaming desktop so i will not be using the 2 in 1 for that. I dont have a particular budget but id like nothing more than 1600...
  33. O

    Solved! Is 4gb ram enough for Internet browsing , Office applications ( word , powerpoint ,excel ... ) , youtube

    Hi , I want to buy laptop for college use ( internet browsing , writing on word , powerpoint , youtubes ... ) I found one is good for me but it come with 2 configurations first one ram 4gb for 450$ second one is ram 8gb for 550$ Do I really need to pay 100 $ more for extra 4 gb rams ? according...
  34. G

    Looking for a laptop for college and casual gaming

    I am planning on using this most of the time so a good battery life would be enjoyable. I plan on playing games like league of legends, csgo, world of warcraft, OVERWATCH, etc. Screensize isn't a huge issue but I would like for it to be enough to carry around but not too big. My price range is...
  35. A

    Which laptop to buy

    So i'm about to buy a new laptop for college but i'm not a pro in the field. I mainly need a small and light weight laptop, dedicated GPU is not really needed my budget is around 1700$ i found the Lenovo Yoga 900 and the HP Spectre Pro X360. Any idea??
  36. N

    Need good laptop for college under $1300

    hello. So i am going to be going to college soon and i am trying to find a good laptop that i can carry around, so it has to be light, and to take notes on. I also want to be able to game on it during my spare time. Any good recommendations for a laptop that fits the bill? thank you so much.
  37. I

    College Laptop for all purposes!

    I have been looking at laptops for a while now and I am going to college soon and need to make a choice. I know a ton about desktops. I have built them and I have one myself. However, despite what most people tell me, I want a laptop to start in college. I know I could build a machine for 1/2...
  38. T

    Need a laptop with these specs

    I'm a student with a small budget going into college. Looking for a reliable laptop that will get me through college, if not further. Must have: 3+ USB ports CD drive i5 core + under $800 8 GB RAM + dual core, at least I'm an artist, so I run a lot of programs at once (drawing programs...
  39. N

    Buying a new Gaming

    Hello guys,, i want to buy a new gaming laptop for college and i want to use it for studying and gaming so my range is between 1200USD or little bit higher or less i also thinking buying used one if it worth it with that price
  40. RazePhalanx

    CS Laptop w/ Gaming Capability

    1. What is your budget? Up to $1,300. 2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? Preferably 15.6", minimum 13" and maximum 15.6". 3. What screen resolution do you want? 1920x1080 minimum, doesn't really make a difference for me. 4. Do you need a portable or desktop...
  41. RazePhalanx

    Questions - Dell Inspiron 15 7000

    Recently, I've been looking around for a laptop to take to college, and the Dell Inspiron 15 7000 looks like a decent pick. The only problem is that the difference between the two models I'm considering (the $950 i5 model ($1,000 with IPS display) and $1,200 top-end model) is unclear to me from...
  42. M

    Torn between two laptops

    Hi, I'm looking at spending maximum £650 on a laptop that I can take to college with me and do some gaming on (CSGO, Arma MAYBE and a few others), and I've whittled it down to two laptops. Lenovo Ideapad 710S Plus...
  43. O

    College Laptop Suggestions-$1000-$1200 Budget

    Hello all! I'm in the market for a new laptop in the $900-$1200 range. I'm a college student, so my laptop would be used mainly for word processing and gaming. It doesn't need to be anything insane graphics-wise--preferably something that could just run Fallout 4 and such on low settings without...
  44. teflonfrog

    Good College Laptop for $400-$500? (+some necessities)

    Hello. 1. What is your budget? $400-500 2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? 13”-15.9” 3. What screen resolution do you want? At least 1080 4. Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop? Portable (using it during college, but I have a desktop at home) 5...
  45. O

    2016 macbook pro 13 - Buy or no?

    Hi guys So this is the situation, I'm starting college after summer and looking for a new laptop. I'm interessed in The newest macbook pro 13, basemodel. It costs 1700 dollars, which is insane for my budget. However I found someone selling it for 1350 dollars, completely new, still sealed...
  46. G

    Laptop for college

    Hello guys! I'm planning to buy myself a laptop in a week or so. I'm currently a student in informatics (and also a gamer). I will mainly use this laptop for programming and some gaming, but coming in the second year, I might be using it for some design. I have a tight budget (around $600) and I...
  47. SBarret23

    Developing ios app

    Regards to all, I am new here and this forum is soo goods, I am still in college but I am interested in bussines about developing aps for IOS, do somebody have any tips for games,app?
  48. C

    Low spec laptop with high spec desktop for college

    Is it plausible to use a high spec desktop pc, and a low mid spec laptop, and when more power is needed on the go (which would ideally be non frequently), simply remotely connect the laptop to the desktop, and use the desktops greater processing power like that? I ask because I am going to...
  49. A

    help college laptop

    Hello I will be majoring computer science , please check if this computer is good considering its price and specs. Asus ZenBook 14" UX430UA-77DHDSB1 1 069,90 € 7gen Intel® Core™ i7-7500U Dual-Core, 2.7 GHz base - w/ turbo 3.5 GHz 16GB DDR4 2133MHz onboard Intel® HD Graphics 620 SSD 512GB M.2...
  50. Q

    Need a new laptop as a college student.

    1. What is your budget? “Reasonable”, as in I’m guessing $700 max, probable more so around 500-600. 2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? 13”-15.9” 3. What screen resolution do you want? At least 1080 4. Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop? I don’t...
  51. Chaingunchris

    College laptop for battlefield 1

    I've come to notice that I've made almost a dozen of these threads over the years but new tech comes out and everything changes... again and again :??: I need a laptop that won't break my spine and someone I can run 3DS max and battlefield 1 on. I was thinking pascal. Like a gtx 1060 or...
  52. A

    Which laptop should I buy?

    So I just completed my grade 12 a few days ago and will be entering college in a few months (by july). So I need to purchase a new laptop for myself. I would like to use it atleast for the three years of college before discarding it for a new one. My budget is 35,000 INR. (refer
  53. J

    College animation/editing laptop? Have a good budget, but already own powerhouse desktop.

    TL;DR below. Heyo, looking for a decent laptop for college. I'm going for an animation major to disappoint my parents, I can't really find any guides that fit my exact situation. I'd like a medium 15" to 13" laptop for animating/modeling in Maya. I also make videos with friends so I edit...
  54. S

    Razer Blade vs Dell XPS 15 vs Gigabyte Aero 14

    My current daily driver laptop broke and will cost more to repair than its worth so I am in the market for a new laptop. I need it to be able to handle light gaming and have an SSD and fast processor. These three seemed like the best choices. I like the Razer blade, but it is a bit expensive and...
  55. C

    Durable and cheap recommendation?

    Hey everyone, So I'm hunting for a new laptop, I know my specs decently, but money is tight (college kid) and I don't want to make a mistake. Anyways, my current laptop is breaking because it wasn't very sturdy, the paneling started to chip and now the entire thing is falling apart (wear and...
  56. M

    Need help choosing a laptop

    I have been looking around for a new laptop and im not sure what to buy. Im mainly gonna use the laptop for college and gaming (game like overwatch and blackdesert) Can somebody suggest a good laptop with a decent battery life. My budget is 2000 euros. Thank you for reading!
  57. broidk

    I7, 16gb ram, graphics card, laptop for college.

    Gonna be in college soon for computer science and I have been looking around for a lap top. Preferably under $1300 but if one is far above and beyond better and around $200 or so more then please list it. I need an i7 with 16gb of ram. 1080p display(At least) with HDMI and VGA ports(I do not...
  58. beretta1220

    Invest in a gaming laptop or desktop?

    I'm currently a sophomore in high school and plan on going to the USAFA afterwards. I plan on getting a job this summer to pay for one or the other. Since I'm more concerned with keeping my grades high I won't be gaming as much as I wished (probably around once a week and days off) and after HS...
  59. J

    What is Wrong with my Code?

    I am fairly new to c++ and I am in my second quarter in college. On my assignment, I have this code here that is not working when I try to run it. It gives me the errors of "cannot convert parameter 1 from 'const char [17]' to 'int'... There is no context in which this conversion is possible"...
  60. V

    Looking for a college laptop

    Hi! I am looking for a laptop for college and not sure what to choose. My Budget is $700-$1300 CAD. I was thinking of getting something I can casually play games on (WoW, GW2, ESO) and I'm not too particular with graphics as long as a I can play games decently. I know Desktops are better but I'm...