Questions tagged [laptop]

Use this tag when requesting information about laptops or notebook computers. These devices have an integrated hardware keyboard and screen.

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VR with Quadro M2200

I have a lenovo p51 laptop with the Quadro M2200 graphics card. I'm wondering if this hardware supports VR gaming? If not, would it be possible or sensible to use and external graphics box ...
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Playing games of NAS vs portable HD vs portable SSD

I am running out of space on my laptop and upgrading it is not a option for me but I need some kind of upgrade to get some extra space primarily for my games. I have Windows 10 Home running on laptop, ...
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For better data speed, Can I restrict applications inside HP laptop use internet? [closed]

As my Vodafone network is very slow at home, can I restrict applications inside my laptop from using internet ? For example the way we restrict apps in mobile phone. I am unable to attend Skype calls ...
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Will a Lenovo X220i with i3 support either 1066/1333?

Looking at this page https://ark.intel.com/content/www/us/en/ark/products/53438/intel-core-i3-2350m-processor-3m-cache-2-30-ghz.html It mentions that 16GB of memory is supported but then it says "...
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2011 MacBook Pro and internal SSD, is it worth it?

If I bought an internal SSD to replace current hard drive for my 2011 MacBook Pro would it take full advantage of a newer SSD say like a 1 TB drive? Specs from Apple
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Hardware shopping: What M.2 SSD should I buy

Based on this topic's answers https://superuser.com/questions/1535127/hardware-shopping-can-all-m-key-slot-work-with-nvme#1535127 I am pretty sure that my Laptop do not accepts M.2 NVMe SSD. I want ...
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What laptop should I buy?

I am looking for a potential upgrade to my laptop. I want something smaller, lighter and more portable, preferably made from metal. The processor needs to be something at the level of an AMD A9-9410 ...
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How to check if my laptop display is damaged

I have a laptop which got dropped in a lake. It has been few months since and I was thinking if could remove the display of this laptop and use it as a 3rd display. I can order the hardware for it (...
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external touch pad/board for non-touch laptop

I know that there are tablets and also some laptops/notebooks for which they have touch screen. Now my question is that: are there any cheap external touching pad or board (for instance 15-inch or ...
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Is there a mini-laptop I can buy?

I am looking for a small laptop to match my RCA Voyager Pro. For me, this is a matter of character and style. I want something with decent specifications that I can fit in my pocket (see table below): ...
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Charger for MSI gaming laptop

My laptop is GS63VR 7RG Stealth Pro: https://www.msi.com/Laptop/GS63VR-7RG-Stealth-Pro/Specification Since provided AC adapter is too heavy, I'd like to buy a smaller compatible charger. The ...
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Does Acer Swift 5 fits for Android development?

In general I am going to purchase a new laptop for some development purposes. My currently laptop lags so freaking much as once opening an AVD (Android Emulator) it freezes. My requirement is ...
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Hardware specifications for new laptop performing general software development and ML/DL experimentation?

I'm currently looking to upgrade my current Samsung Ultrabook I got in 2013 to a new MacBook Pro 16" with the following specs: 2.3GHz 8‑core 9th‑generation Intel Core i9 processor, Turbo Boost up to ...
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Looking for USB-C hub with USB-C port for Power Delivery *and* USB-C port for video output

I'm looking for a USB-C hub/dongle with two USB-C ports that support Power Delivery charging and USB-C 4K video output. I'm connecting my 16" MBP to an LG 4K monitor via a USB-C to DisplayPort cable; ...
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Acer notebook keyboard shows a strange behaviour sometimes, keys do not work every now and then but then work again

On an Acer laptop which I use since say 2014 but not very frequently there is a strange effect which I consider to be a physical keyboard problem. But there's one thing I can't explain therefore ...
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External hard drives for use with MacBook Pro’s, best performance recommendations?

I have a MacBook Pro Retina Mid 2012 with 8gb of ram and 256gb SSD 15”. My goal is to be able to run MS Visual Studio 2017 / 2019 on a 16gb ram machine. I know you can run Visual Studio for Mac, but ...
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Recommendation for a new laptop to use in development day to day life

I'm a full-time web developer working mostly with Microsoft stack and sometimes various other applications. I wanted to purchase a new laptop, and there is confusion between different laptops I have ...
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Thinkpad X250 to X260 back cover compatibility?

I have to fix a Thinkpad X250 back cover that's cracked. I have on hand a X260 back cover, but would have to order one for the X250. From various product pages I see hints that X240/X250 use the ...
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Can ROG Zephyrus S GX701 cost 400$?

I found 2 prices. Here and here and I wonder how such laptop can be available for such price. Is this would come defected/fake specs. I noticed that goods from China are much cheaper but didn't think ...
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Purchasing a Mac Book Pro 16 inch, trying to figure out how much RAM I will need

New to programming and current development environment is on an iMac (schools). Looking at purchasing a Mac Book Pro 16 inch and I have been able to research all of the other hardware questions I had ...
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Nvdimm memory but for laptop

Looking for nvdimm but in the sodimm form factor. Didn t found anything beside normal dimm. So I don t care about capacity or type first.
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Laptop matrix parameters like wide color gamut, white variation, haze?

I am not sure I truly understand what these specs mean for a laptop LCD matrix: Wide color gamut White variation "Haze" 44% Which values are better when picking a screen?
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Recomendations for Discrete Graphics Linux Laptop of Thinkpad Build Quality

I'm currently looking for a laptop with discrete graphics that will work properly with Linux. I would like to avoid optimus as it never works right, and doesn't put things on the gpu when I want them ...
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Desktop vs Laptop Performance for Software Development

I have a Asus M32AD desktop tower pc, and a friend of mine selling Lenova Yoga 500 laptop. And I am going to buy it if laptop is suitable. I am using my pc for developing mobile apps. With Android ...
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Toshiba Satellite L755 screen upgrade

My Toshiba Satellite L755 has a HD resolution screen, so I want to upgrade it a Full HD resolution panel. Is it possible and how do I even search for such a panel(like does it have different no. of ...
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m.2 vs ssd which is better

I have a HP laptop I want to upgrade my HP 15 ay122ne (i7-7500U 8GB RAM 1TB HDD 4GB graphics) Can anyone please help me with the following: For max performance, which is better, a 2.5" SSD or m.2 ...
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What are the best(for me) SSDs to install in Dell G5 5590?

I'm going to buy a laptop and by now that Dell seems a good choice to me. Reading the manual,they let me in a doubt about which SSDs I need to buy when I upgrade it. Please, I'll install the two ...
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Suggest laptops for students [closed]

Under - RS. 40,000 - core i5 8th gen - branded laptop - only for study purpose browing and learning For online courses
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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 or GTX 1660 Ti for 144Hz display laptop?

I'm planning to buy a laptop for work (mainly simulations/scientific computing + general use). I found the following two models: Lenovo Legion Y540-15IRH-PG0 and Lenovo Legion Y540-15IRH. The specs ...
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Lenovo Ideapad 100 screen replacement

I have a Lenovo Ideapad 100 laptop. After using it more, than 10-15 mins, the monitor starts blinking. When I connect my laptop to a TV, the TV is not blinking, but the laptop screen continue blinking....
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Dell latitude E6230 motherboard

I have a dell latitude E6230 i5 laptop, which is recently do not start anymore, it was verified by a technician and he said that the motherboard is damaged, so I have to bay a motherboard from ...
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Which Laptop should I buy as a CS student?

I recently got in a CS program. It will be my first laptop, so don't know much about them. Please recommend me which one should I get? Rating: 5.1 Windows Experience Index Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)...
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Acer TravelMate P2410 or P648-MG?

I think I've converged on a laptop that meets the following criteria, adapted from Seek 14" laptop, touchpad, buttons, Synaptics Touchpad, & trial-able before decision Brand: Not Lenova nor ...
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Acer or Dell? Which of these laptops is better to set dual boot system?

I'm looking for laptops to buy. In my country,the best choices for a while are Dell G5 5590 and Acer Predator Helios 300 PH315-52.So, having any experience using these brands' products I need to know ...
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Internal oled display for laptop supporting nvidia G sync

I am building my laptop from scratch which almost leave me with the full choice over components. I just selected the case so the display s active area need to be approximately 344(H)×194(V) mm. I ...
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Which laptops are appropriate to set a dual boot system (Windows and Linux)?

I'm looking for a laptop that can boot into at least two different systems in the way where I don't need to worry about future/sudden issues. However, I'll need to buy a high performance laptop with ...
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Dell XPS M1530 X852D Socket

Excuse me, but I can't seem to find whether the Dell XPS M1530 X852D motherboard has Socket 478 or Socket P since they physically look the same. On some sites stands Socket 478, but it's purple just ...
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Battery compatibility for laptop (Acer Aspire 7745G-5464G50Bnks)

I want to buy this battery but IDK if it's compatible with my Acer 7745G. As I see, my exact model is not listed in description, just "Acer Aspire 7745G". But on my current battery is written "Replace ...
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WTB Convertible Tablet PC

I have an HP4400 swivel screen with monitor-stored stylus. The tldr is I want this with modern specs. I have looked to replace this twice, and failed both times. The most recent was in 2016 when I ...
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Patriot P200 SSD for old Asus Zenbook

I've read that they are not so fast and also that reliability is a factor. My notebook is 8 years old now so I guess that all these new fast SSD memory technologies are useless for me, but I need ...
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What's bond between laptop battery cell quantity and mah? I need the highest possible capacity battery for Acer Aspire 7745G

I'm looking for battery for my laptop Acer Aspire 7745G. I need the largest possible capacity and for me it doesn't matter how heavy it is. As I read in Acer website, more cells means higher weight ...
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Acer TravelMate P648-MG worth waiting to try vs. HP 15-db0[048ca]

I am seeking a 14" non-Lenovo laptop with touchpad+button rather than clickpad with depressable corners (full description here). The vendor must provide a Synaptics drivers for the model, and I must ...
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Installing extra RAM in Lenovo Ideapad 330, Intel i3 7th gen laptop [closed]

Initially I'm having 4GB of RAM in my Lenovo Ideapad 330 laptop. Now I want to know if it is possible to add an extra 4GB of RAM to a total of 8 GB of RAM. If yes, what will it do to the performance?
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What adapter do I need to connect the headphone to a laptop and a smartphone? [closed]

A friend of mine has a Dell Vostro 3568 laptop. Here are the screenshots of msinfo32 command: msinfo32 output1, msinfo32 output2. The audio port looks like this: audio part screenshot1, audio part ...
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Can I run 3D modeling and design software on integrated graphics?

I'm looking to buy a laptop before I start my engineering course, but I'm on a tight budget (~ $500). I have to run 3D modeling and design software, namely SolidWorks, MATLAB, Catia, Fusion360 (and ...
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Buying laptop - HP / Thinkpad / Razer Blade - your opinion please

I am going to buy a laptop in the UK and I would like your opinions. I use Linux and running VMs, programming etc. Basically these are my priorities: 1) 14'' screen 2) I am interesting just for the ...
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Which is better on a laptop - R5 2400U with GTX1050 4GB, or i5 8265U with MX150 2GB?

Can you guys please suggest which one of these LAPTOPS will be better and why? All of these have 8GB of RAM. Ryzen 5 2400U processor, GTX1050 4GB Graphics i5-8250U processor, Radeon 530 4GB Graphics ...
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Asus ROG Strix Scar GL703GS WiFi crashed

I have an Asus ROG Strix Scar GL703GS laptop, and following a cancelled download on Google Chrome, my WiFi card crashed. I do not know if this incident is related to the cancellation of the download, ...
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Asus F555U compatible WiFi card

I want to replace the internal modem in my laptop with a better one because right now I drop out of every network all the time. Currently an Atheros ar5b125 (Half Mini PCI-E) is built in and I was ...
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Laptop with unlocked/K Intel CPU and a SSD

I need a new laptop with at least a 128Gib SSD (without spinning drive) and Nvidia graphic gard and 16GB of RAM and unlocked Intel CPU. Not for overclocking or getting better CPU performance but for ...

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