Can i make this on laptop

lmpi16

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I've never had a laptop couse they really sucked in the past compared to the desktops. Now the situation is different - there are laptops which aren't 7 times more expensive than the desktop equivalent :) . So i decided to buy one and get rid of my desktop tower but i want to use my monitor sometimes for work so.... can i plug a keyboard , mouse and connect the monitor to the laptop and than close the laptop and than work- something like my laptop to become my new tower ?
 

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yes you can do that, however, a desktop for the same price that you'd pay for a laptop would be able to get much better hardware. example, just out of the sky, if you get $800 laptop, the desktop for the same price would be roughly at least 2x faster/better on the hardware part.

basically saying that, if you need a desktop, don't try to buy a laptop to do its job, you'll just be disappointed.
 

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Tnx but i am interested only in cpu performance (not graphics) . Now you can pick i7 2630qm laptop about the same price as i5 2500 cpu desktop and if you don't overclock anything the cpu performance is very simillar.
 

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On you laptop, click on the start button and search: Windows Mobility Center. Select display on monitor 2, not both at the same time. Click apply/done. With your peripherals connected, you laptop won't sleep when you close it. Don't forget to go to the control panel and adjust the resolution of monitor 2 to the correct monitor specification.

You said this was a productivity laptop, but if you get one with a decent AMD mobility GPU you can have eyefinity. That will give you two screens of work area instead one screen mirrored on the monitor.
 
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