Laptop for college


Aug 22, 2015
This year I'm starting to study finances. Laptop will be used mostly for note taking and research. I'm not interested in 2 in 1 or touchscreens. Right now I'm considering buying

1. What is your budget?

I'm willing to spend 750 euros at most. If it is cheaper it would be welcomed.

2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering?

14 " or 13 ". 14 " would be best option.

3. What screen resolution do you want?

1920 x 1080

4. Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop?

I'm looking for portable lapptop.

5. How much battery life do you need?

6 to 8h would be nice.

6. Do you want to play games with your laptop? If so then please list the games that you want to with the settings that you want for these games. (Low,Medium or High)?

I do not plan to play games.

7. What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo/Video editing, Etc.)

Mostly research and web browsing. But i plan to watch movies and tv series.

8. How much storage (Hard Drive capacity) do you need?

Atleast SSD with 250GB. I plan to buy external HDD.

9. If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post their links.

I'm planing to use on of given latvian sites:

10. How long do you want to keep your laptop?

4 years.

11. What kind of Optical drive do you need? DVD ROM/Writer,Bluray ROM/Writer,Etc ?

No need for Optical drive.

12. Please tell us about the brands that you prefer to buy from them and the brands that you don't like and explain the reasons.
13. What country do you live in?

Thank you in advance!