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    Need some advice regarding potential buy

    Hey lads So next year (around april) I'm going to Japan to study for about a year in one of their universities. Obviously I can't take my gaming PC with me.. I have a Macbook Pro 13 right now that I bought back in 2016 and I'm very happy about it. Since I'm a photographer and edit a lot and...
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    Looking for a 2in1 solution (student)

    Looking for a 2in1 laptop/tablet. Im a student so I wont use more than office and the internet on it, however I want the os to run smooth and the option to build in a ssd. looking for something not bigger than 13" and my price range is upp to 400usd. So far Ive been looking for hours and found...
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    Architecture student laptop

    Hi, I am an architecture student searching for the best-value PC laptop for architecture applications (ideally 16GB RAM, min. 256GB SSD + 1 TB HDD, min. i7 quad processor). This needs to be a portable, relatively lightweight laptop (13-15 inch) that can handle programs like Adobe, Revit...
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    New student laptop needed, for basic study use

    Hey, I'm looking to buy a new (or used) laptop for student use. Main uses will be for word processing, multiple research tabs, and maybe some basic image manipulation on GIMP. 1. What is your budget? 500 or below, preferably. 2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? Big...
  5. TheHazzaaHD

    MacBook Pro 13" Touch Bar or Razer Blade Stealth?

    Hello, So I've been looking at a new Laptop for University, and I'm stuck on which of these two to purchase. I study Computer Science so will be doing programming and other assignments on here, I will likely install Linux if I get the Razer Blade Stealth, but if I get the MacBook I would stick...
  6. TheHazzaaHD

    The New Razer Blade (2016) or MacBook Pro 13"

    Hello, Which laptop would you recommend I purchase, based off what I'll use it for & my situation? So I will be using this Laptop as a daily carry around for University whilst I'm studying Computer Science. I will also be running Linux on this machine for my programming assignments, but I also...
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    Need help finding a laptop

    Hello. I am an engineering student and waited to buy a laptop in hopes of getting some good deals. Didn't go as planned and now I am in a pickle. Here's my situations: I use a crap ton of Creo for personal CAD work, school work, and some for my internship. What laptop specifications am I...
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    Laptop for Mech Engineer student

    Hey guys, I need to buy myself a laptop for college, and I'm hoping to keep it in the $350-500 range. I will not need anything particularly powerful, just for taking notes and watching films (let's be honest here). I will have a desktop coming with me that I will build myself in august, so I...
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    Should I get a gaming laptop for college, or upgrade my current system?

    Well, in August I'll be off to college for Aerospace Engineering. Lately, my current computer (Specs at bottom) has been slowly starting to die out, and I may just build a new system (new mobo, cpu, maybe ram, ect) and just get a college laptop around $700. But, my other option, is I can get a...
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    Asus UX305CA alternative ?

    I've purchased an Asus ux305ca. And i've been happy with the performance and is perfect for me as a student. But, i've had it replaced 5 times because of hardware failures. I've not been able to find any alternatives in case i wanted to try a different brand or model. Any suggestions ?
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    Looking for Laptop for Animation and Graphic Design.

    Ok I am in college for Animation and Graphic Design and I need recommendations for laptop choices. My budget is around $1500-3000 and I am fine with both OSX and Windows but truthfully I am torn so I am looking for another opinion. I have been looking at: MacBook Pro R 512SSD ($2500) The New...
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    Students gamming laptop

    I would like to buy a gaming laptop i could use in school work. Work needed outside of gaming is not intensive. When gaming i will be on a desk (not on the move). At least 3-4 hours battery life preferred Should be able to run witcher 3 (the power of gtx 950) Preferably gtx 970m screen size...
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    Paypal for those under 18?

    I know that student accounts exist where you link it to your parents account, but can they see what I purchase? Can they see my activity etc? I don't know where else to ask.
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    Which of these laptops would be best for a programming student?

    laptop: Asus (X302LA FN037H) PHP 25990.00 SPECIFICATIONS: --------------------------- Intel® Core™ i3 Processor 5010u Broadwell (15W, 2-Core, 64-bit, 2.1Ghz, 3Mb L3) Genuine Windows 8.1 13.3\" LED Backlight HD Gloss (1366x768) 4gb DDR3L 1600Mhz Memory 500gb sata Hard Disk Drive nVidia® GF 920M...
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    Best Laptop for $1000 Student

    I been thinking on buying a new laptop and finally I got the money, I have a few requirements <$1000 15inch screen 1920 x 1080 touch-display Intel core i7 5th gen discrete graphics enough for light gaming good battery life As for options I have this two: LENOVO...
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    Student/Programming Laptop $300-$500

    I am in the market for a student laptop, as I already have a gaming desktop, but need something more portable. I am not looking for a powerhouse, just something that can handle word processing, chrome etc. I also need to be able to run some basic coding programs. I would prefer a Windows...
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    Looking for a decent bridge or DSLR camera for around $150~220

    Hey Tom's Guides, I am in need of a camera for some basic photography and video recording. Now, I am somewhat new to this field and I was looking for something that could record 1920x1080 at 30/fps so I could upload footage to YouTube and Social Media. Now, I want something that has a bit...
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    Laptop for Student UK

    Hi Guys, I need your help in picking a gaming laptop that I will also be able to do my general college work on - I'm an engineering student, so you can imagine CAD programs are a MUST.... My Budget is Circa £1500-£1700. the laptop cannot be over 15.6' I cannot imagine carrying around a 17.3'...
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    Looking for Laptop, budget of £400 - Specifics listed on thread

    I've looked through quite a lot of threads which request low budget gaming laptops but none of which really met what I was looking for. 1. What is your budget? I'd like to keep it at £400 maximum. I could go slightly over, but only if it makes a lot of difference. 2. What is the size of the...
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    Laptop for general college usage

    Ok, so i want a budget college laptop that is capable of: Video streaming e.g. Twitch, Youtube, Netflix. And also general web browsing, i dont care about gaming what so ever. I would also like to be able to use photoshop on teh machine if possible but if not i can just use my desktop at home for...
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    Engineering Student Laptop Suggestions

    Hello, I am in the market for a new laptop as I am going to be going into a material engineering program next fall, but I need a new computer now. It needs to be able to run various 2D and 3D modeling programs, gaming here and there, and also be somewhat portable. Battery life isn't a HUGE...
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    Good Touchscreen Laptop Under $800

    I am going to college and I need a good laptop to hold me for about 2-3 years. I need it to be Touchscreen preferably Two-In-One (Laptop with a Touch screen like a Tablet) because I am doing Applied Math as my major. It would be amazing if I can run high-end games like Battlefield 4 on Medium/...
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    Reliable Laptop for a speed-spoiled college student

    Im currently looking for a great laptop to use as a student in the fall. Im mainly planning to use the basic programs like Microsoft office and do some intense web browsing. I currently have a high-performance PC so Im kinda spoiled when it comes to speeds from the RAM, CPU, and the SSD I have...
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    For school purposes, Ipad Air 32gb or Macbook Air 11" ?

    Hi, Next year, I'm going to college (Quebec), so I will need a portable device to take notes quickly. A friend of mine gave me the idea to buy an Ipad Air with the Zaggkeys Keyboard. Ultra portable, I could easily take notes with it during class and when at home quickly transfer them to my main...
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    Looking for extremely durable but also powerful student laptop recommendations?

    As a student, I'll be lugging the laptop around most of the time so I'm looking for something first and foremost very durable and portable. In form factor I'm looking for what is essentially a Mac Book Pro, except that I need a Windows machine. 1. What is your budget? Assume this is a...
  26. Boris P

    student and casual gaming laptop. need an advice

    Hello friends, I'm looking for the most optimal notebook for my needs. Facing dilemas of whether I should be looking for gaming specs at all because casual gaming on a laptop is awful coming from a strong 22" pc. Anyway, the pc is mainly for college, office, YouTube stuff like that. The only...
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    Cheap tablet for a student (buying advice)

    I just got rid of my macbook pro and got a mac pro, so I want to pick up a tablet to use next semester now that I don't have a laptop. I use the computer labs for most of my school programs (Mechanical Engineering), and I really only need the power of my mac pro for doing photo and video work...
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    Need Help Buying New Gaming Laptop.

    So, I am looking for a laptop over this weekend (old one broke down) and I think I have narrowed it down too two laptops. I am going to be using this in the classroom as well as in my dorm for gaming (BF4, COD:Ghosts, State of Decay, GTA 4/5, and Saints Row 4). The first is a Clevo p150sm...
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    Portable student laptop under £500

    Hi my last lapop has unfororunately just died on me, so I'm looking for a laptop at around the £500 mark. I'm a student so portabilty and weight are important. I'll mainly be using it fro word processing, programming and unity (and maybe 3ds MAX). I'm not too bothered about the graphics card...
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    Which Ultrabook would be best for college student?

    I am a college freshman and in about a month I will be ordering a new Ultrabook because I need something light weight and portable. I am a business major. I will use my Ultrabook for papers, online homework, research, social networking, skype, and some minimal gaming(the sims 3 and emulators) I...
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    Looking for a student laptop

    Hi guys, I am going off to college soon and I'll be needing a laptop. I do game but I have a desktop pc for that. For portability purposes, I am looking for a laptop. These are my requirements, please let me know if you guys know of laptops I could check out - 1. Up to $500 2. Long battery...
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    Good laptop for a graduate student ?

    Hello ! I have completed my under grad and will be joining Grad school for Industrial engineering. I wanted to buy a new laptop. My usage :- Gaming :- Only FIFA and Football Manager Software :- Computational softwares like MATLAB, Scilab, Visio, Excel Internet:- General usage like browsing...