Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 175 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

Questions tagged [laptop]

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

0
votes
0answers
3 views

How soon after Dell starts shipping will reviews appear?

My question asking if anyone has experience with the new Dell Inspiron 7590 2-in-1 has had no replies so far. My question to Dell about a restocking charge was responded to with a link to their return ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

Recommendations for a 2-in-1 (“convertible”) with dual drives (SSD + spinning drive)

(This question was originally part of another one, which has been divided in two for clarity.) In my search for a new computer, I narrowed my focus to 2-in-1s (convertibles between laptop and tablet) ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

Has anyone seen/used the Dell Inspiron 7590 2-in-1?

I have divided this question in two for clarity. I’ve moved most of it to another question about the decision process. What is left here is the part that specifically asks about the 7590. ============...
-1
votes
1answer
15 views

Is lenovo v110 god for programming?

https://www.newegg.com/p/1TS-000E-0CTV4?Description=lenovo%20v110&cm_re=lenovo_v110--9SIAA0S8R50297--Product (I know this is not top notch) I need a captain who tell me if this is good for ...
0
votes
0answers
1 view

Alternative to Asus Vivobook Pro N580GD-E4087T

I saw the laptop in question and as technical features, for the use I would do with it (software and graphics development), it would be great. The only sore point, from what I read, is the autonomy of ...
2
votes
1answer
36 views

Recommendation of business laptop with OS Ubuntu 18.04

I want to buy a new business laptop where I want to install Ubuntu 18.04 as OS with following characteristics: price up to 2000 € ability to use 2 external monitors (must have) touchable display (...
0
votes
1answer
17 views

Lenovo 320 - Improve battery life

I am currently student and I wanted to buy budget laptop with relative strong performance. 1 year ago I bought Lenovo 320 ideapad 8GB ram, intel 8th gen. I used it only for programming, browsing ...
-1
votes
1answer
15 views

[Laptop]: what is the performance difference between intel i7 4th generation with 8th generation laptop? [closed]

I am planning to purchase 4th generation Intel® Core™ i7-4600U 2.10GHz 2.70GHz model. Also, I am thinking of latest version of 8th generation if it has lot of performance difference. Regarding this I ...
1
vote
1answer
20 views

Confusion regarding price difference in two laptops [closed]

I have been considering buying a new laptop and got puzzled regarding price differences between this two models: HP Envy 13-ah0042tu 2018 13.3-inch Laptop (8th Gen Intel Core i3-8130U/4GB/128GB/...
1
vote
0answers
23 views

Lightest possible adapter for Dell XPS with optional power bank features

I have a Dell XPS 15 laptop, and am looking for a power adapter with specific requirements. Here's what I'm after: Must have Works on XPS 15 9550 (ir-6700HQ with 1080p screen) Works with EU (Dutch) ...
1
vote
1answer
17 views

Acceptable power bank for MSI gaming laptop? [closed]

My laptop is a GL62M 7RDX. The AC adapter says: INPUT 100-240V ~1.8A 50-60Hz OUTPUT 19.5 V === 6.92 A a 135 W I am considering using the following power bank: MAXOAK 50000mAh 185wh 6 Port(5/12/20v)...
1
vote
0answers
19 views

Which laptop hardware setup is the fastest and most optimized for programming?

I'll be buying a new laptop and while searching for information for the best configuration I haven't yet found one website where there is clear real-world use-case information regarding the best setup ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

I would like to ask about which laptop do I need to use Matlab (Simscape, Simulink) without any lag?

My current laptop is based on Intel Core i3 4010U 1.70 GHz. It takes almost 10-15 minutes to initialize Matlab. Then as 10-15 minutes to run Simuink/Simscape. 1-2 minutes to execute a command. I don'...
0
votes
0answers
6 views

stronger hp pavillon or hp probook

I am data science master student and I am planning to buy a new laptop for good quality of work. So I am confused which laptop to buy. I have two choices: hp pavillion and hp probook g5.. here are the ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

What is this connector locking clips and where to find it?

I have just purchase the HP Elitebook 8570w and disassemble it for cleaning. Unfortunately when I was trying to put it back I broke all three clips locking cables connection touch-pad and fingerprint-...
-1
votes
2answers
26 views

What are the requirements of a new computer to run code?

My brother is getting a new laptop and wants to get into coding. I just need to know the specs of the type of system needed to just run code, as in stuff like the processor, RAM and anything like that....
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Device to reverse laptop built in webcam

I'm looking for a device that you can mount over a laptop's built in webcam to enable it to record what's on the other side of it. Kind of like how most smartphones have a front facing and a back ...
1
vote
0answers
6 views

How to switch peripherals from desktop and notebook?

I’m about to have a laptop computer and I’m trying to decide the best way to switch my peripherals from it to my desktop computer and back. The plan is to have the desktop as a gaming station with ...
0
votes
2answers
31 views

Windows vs. Bootcamp!

I have been web developing for a while on my macbook pro and it’s perfectly comfortable and reliable, however currently my job demands that I start working on visual studio ASP.NET C#.... my question ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Programming / gaming laptop

I've spend a lot trying to find the best laptop for my needs, but I can't find the right one. I hope you can help me out. Thanks. My budget is: 650€ (EUROS) I want: 17 inch laptop Resolution: ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Dell XPS 13 or 15?

Should I buy Dell XPS 13 or XPS 15? I'm a businessman/web developer and I travel often for both work and fun. The important factors for me in choosing a laptop are performance, battery life, ...
0
votes
1answer
26 views

AMD requirements for the Adobe Creative Cloud?

I'm buying a laptop this month and want to start learning to work with the Adobe Creative Cloud (and want to subscribe to their 20+ applications). Their official various system requirements can be ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

Macbook Air 2018 / Macbook Pro 13 or any other laptop for web dev

I have a Lenovo (running on Linux) with full hd 15" screen, Core i7 and 8GB RAM and the issue is, that everyday after coding for 8+ hours, I just want to kill myself because I have headaches and ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Ultrabook with good cooling

I am looking for a ultrabook. (13-14" up to about 1.5kg) I would like to have 32GB RAM and high end ULV processor like for example i7-8650U or i7-8550U. I also would like to have 4x PCIe Thunderbolt ...
1
vote
0answers
23 views

Windows/Linux Laptop with thunderbolt 2, under $700 USD

Will be using this mainly for livestreaming. 1080p30 is the max resolution & fps I will be streaming. Will never do a 60 fps stream. Livestreaming mainly through OBS, and once in a while with ...
0
votes
1answer
32 views

Intel quad core pentium vs i5 [closed]

I do not game or code...so is buying a i3 o i5 really worth the $200 instead of getting a quad core pentium say n5000?
-1
votes
1answer
62 views

Please recommend a gaming laptop for my daughter

17 inches. i7 can play overwatch. Gaming laptop. Bigger screen the better resolution full HD 1920 1080 Additional detail similar to this guy from: https://www.reddit.com/r/SuggestALaptop/comments/...
1
vote
1answer
91 views

Lightweight laptop with non soldered RAM

I'm looking for laptop with following conditions: Weight: up to 1.4 kg Screen: up to 13.3″ or up to 14″ if FullView screen, at least Full HD resolution (1920х1080). RAM and SSD replacability (non ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

Looking for a budget laptop for simple tasks

I need to buy a laptop for my wife, who will use it for the most basic of requirements: web surfing, email, word processing. It needs to run Windows, because she uses Microsoft Word extensively. It ...
3
votes
2answers
101 views

Lightweight fast laptop for office work and Java coding

I'd like to have a laptop for mainly programming, office work, LaTeX and browsing the Internet. I will primarily be coding in Java and Scala using IntelliJ, so that requires a decent amount of CPU ...
1
vote
0answers
34 views

GTX 1070 laptop vs. 2060

My laptop's failing and it's past time I bought a new one. Requirements: Primarily for gaming, although I will also be running computation-intensive software on it (such as Mathematica). Must have ...
0
votes
1answer
40 views

Should I go for better processor or better GPU for graphics rendering?

I need a new laptop. I am not considering building a desktop. I work with 3D modeling of furniture/ambients and rendering software such as sketchup/vray and I need mobility. Should I invest in a ...
1
vote
2answers
68 views

Laptop recommendations for some heavy development

Looking for recommendations: I'm a full stack engineer. I work with visual studio, some database tools, visual studio code and lots of other tools, but none are graphic intensive. I'm passed the video ...
1
vote
1answer
42 views

a laptop for a graphics design under 1000 that can pair with a good drawing tablet

requirements: less than 10 pounds since I plan to carry it around needs to be able to run multiple adobe apps and projects at once without excessive slowdown. can handle a good screen type drawing ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Largest detachable screen size

Which are the laptop computers with the largest detachable screen sizes? I am looking for one such that I can take a 17" Full HD screen in my hands and use it as a tablet and use it to inspect the ...
0
votes
1answer
30 views

Wire to connect Dell laptop to Dell 23" monitor [closed]

I have a 2010 model Dell SP2309W 23" monitor. I want to know what wire do I need to buy inorder to connect it to my Ubuntu 14.04 Dell Latitude 3560 laptop. (Online it says 3540 but on my command line ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Clip-on fisheye lense for Dell XPS laptops with camera at the bottom

I have a Dell XPS 15 9550 laptop, which has a camera at the bottom of the screen panel, at about a quarter distance from the left edge (just above the F3 button). Is there any fish-eye clip on ...
1
vote
0answers
50 views

Recommendation for Laptop with RTX Graphics

Intro I have seen some information scattered online about various new laptops that are bound to be released on 29th January 2019, which feature the new NVIDIA RTX graphics cards. However, each online ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Need Laptop recommendation for outdoors photography [duplicate]

I have been tasked on finding a prebuilt laptop for a motorbike racing enthusiast. You see, currently he takes a professional quality photos on his camera and then stores them to a external hard ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

Need a Laptop Recommendation For Motorbike racing enthusiast

I have been tasked on finding a prebuilt laptop for a motorbike racing enthusiast. You see, currently he takes a professional quality photos on his camera and then stores them to a external hard ...
0
votes
1answer
32 views

Portable Laptop Recommendations for Study Abroad Japan?

I'm a student who is a part of the study abroad Japan program. (Assuming I get accepted for the program) I'll be traveling to Mishima Japan over the summer. I do a lot of technical work in Java (...
0
votes
0answers
71 views

AMD A12-9720P + Radeon RX 540 vs Intel I5 7200U + NVIDIA 940MX - Which is the best?

I'm choosing between two laptops from Acer: A515-41G-1480: (1) CPU: AMD A12-9720P 2.7Ghz (2) RAM: 8GB DDR4 (3) GPU: Radeon RX 540 2GB DDR5 (4) HD: 1TB; A515-51G-50W8: (1) CPU: Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5 ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Shopping for mSATA SSD for Lenovo ThinkPad x220

Looking to upgrade my EDC (Every Day Carry) ThinkPad X220 model 4291. I like the idea of an mSATA SSD to complement a 2.5" SSD in the 2.5" bay for backup. Never installed an mSATA SSD, although I've ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Lenovo P72 heat and noise

I am interested in Lenovo P72. I looked at Dell Precision 7730 and MSI GT75 and read all of them suffer from heat or noise. Is it true that Lenovo is better managing heat and noise of laptops over ...
1
vote
1answer
56 views

17 inches High-end developers laptop for 2019

I am looking for a laptop on which I can install linux to do Java development and virtualization. The following configuration comes to my mind. +---------------+--------------------------------------...
0
votes
1answer
28 views

Laptop for web browsing & typing that does not heat up

I'm looking for a laptop for typing and standard web browsing. My main focus is on the comfortable keyboard and that the laptop does not heat up. I will use this laptop mostly in public transport on ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

2 in 1 device linux compatibility

I want to invest into a small two in one device. By 2 in 1 I mean a tablet with a attachable keyboard. My focus lays on batterie live time, weight and mostly linux compatibility. It shout be able to ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

Laptop with a touchscreen, Ethernet, and SD card reader?

I'm currently looking at laptops that could replace an old one I have, but have been having difficulty finding one that has what I want. Requirements: has a touchscreen has a dedicated graphics card ...
0
votes
1answer
45 views

Laptop workstation recommendations

Instead of asking for a comparison of two laptops, list out your requirements, budget, and use case(s) and we will find the best laptop that fits your needs. Requirement: large data set (>80GB), 17 ...
0
votes
1answer
41 views

New 11.6" laptop with 16GB RAM

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad 11e with an Intel Celeron CPU N2940 and 8 GB of memory (Crucial Single DDR3 1600 MT/s). Intel's website states the Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type) is 8 GB, but I ...