Looking for a laptop for school (Engineering Major).

vegamarks

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1. What is your budget?
Maximum of 1250USD

2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering?
Anything below 15.3 inch screen

3. What screen resolution do you want?
QHD or UHD

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

5. How much battery life do you need?
4 or more hours

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)?
Does not matter

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

8. How much storage (Hard Drive capacity) do you need?
1TB HDD or 256GB SSD

9. If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post their links.
Does not matter, maybe from the manufacturer's website or amazon

10. How long do you want to keep your laptop?
2 to 4 years

11. What kind of Optical drive do you need? DVD ROM/Writer,Bluray ROM/Writer,Etc ?
Does not matter

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.
Nothing from Toshiba and Acer

13. What country do you live in?
USA

14. Please tell us any additional information if needed.
Upgradable ram and storage or ultrabook style, no 2 in 1 please, i7 (skylake) would be nice
 

Johnson Mike

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Checkout Asus ZenBook UX303UB - https://www.amazon.com/ZenBook-UX303UB-13-3-Inch-Touchscreen-Discrete/dp/B014VHVZFQ/

Hardware Specifications -
13.3 Inch QHD+ Touchscreen Display
Intel Core i7-6500U 2.5GHz Dual Core Processor (Skylake)
12GB RAM
512GB SSD
Nvidia GeForce GTX 940M Dedicated Graphics
Weight - 3.2 lbs
Up to 7 Hours of battery
Backlit Keyboard

Price - $1,189.00

I think it checks all the boxes of your requirements stated above.

 
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