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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Laptop stand with space for keyboard

I'm looking for a highly portable laptop stand which has space for a keyboard to live underneath the laptop. I can touch type so no issue with not seeing the keyboard. My current stand forces the ...
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Laptop GPU Noise

Around two years ago, I bought a new laptop with a GPU that can support applications going beyond regular office software. Over time, it turned out to not have been a great choice of hardware. Even ...
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DDR4 and LPDDR4X Performance

I am currently looking into buying a new machine and am confronted with the choice between DDR4 and LPDDR4X RAM. Online, I found various contradictory discussions on the trade-offs between the two ...
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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) ...
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Choosing between laptops for building machine learning models

I'll be using the laptop mainly to build machine learning, deep learning models as well as well as databases. I'm aware that this sort of work entails a laptop with minimum 12 GB RAM, high end ...
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Does my laptop support QHD external monitor?

I have an asus laptop UX430 two years now, and I am very pleased. Now I would like to buy a new external monitor to connect it to my laptop. I use my machine as a web development enviroment, ...
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Laptop or Tablet for custom use case?

I have a kind of unique use case, I need about 5 pieces of hardware to access a custom web application and I'm in the process of researching my possibilities. My main problem is being on a quite low ...
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What things to be considered before doing fresh windows install in Dell gaming laptop (G5 5590)?

I've my Dell G5 5590 for about 11 months now, it came with RTX 2060, i7 9750h, 16 gigs ram, 1TB HDD, and 128 GB M2 SSD. My SSD has run outta space now and I didn't even install anything in the OS ...
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i hear buzzing sound from my laptop

i hear buzzing sound from my laptop exactly near the touch pad i hear it when the pc on or off and it stops only if I unplug it and i remove the battery it's not the power supply because it's external ...
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Best performance (or indications to judge) laptop cooling pad for pro use

I run heavy data analysis on my 2014 MacBook Pro which just this year has started to show hardware problems exactly during long-duration computational tasks. I decided to take a laptop cooling pad ...
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Laptop for programming/utility and getting into Linux

I've seen a lot of "Wich laptop should I buy?" questions but noone fits my needs. I'm a web developer (situated in Italy) with actually no computer at home since mine power supply burned out ...
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Hardware shopping: Which 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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Recommendation on Dell Latitude Laptop

I'm looking to replace my Dell Inspiron N5050 that I bought in 2013 with 6 GB RAM for $400. I'm again not interested in breaking the bank, but I'm willing to step outside the "budget" ...
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Fastest SSD for ThinkPad T470p

I have a ThinkPad T470p and the SSD I currently have doesn't seem to perform as well as I'd like. I looked inside there is a M.2 slot (currently empty) which seems too short for most M.2 SSDs. There ...
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Is there any notebook with ACTUAL full-size keyboard, exact same layout as desktop keyboard?

I'm just curious ... I wonder if any manufacturer has ever tried to make a laptop with actual full size keyboard. By ACTUAL full-size I mean not just having a numpad. I mean one that has a keyboard ...
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Which laptop should I buy for dual booting Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and Windows 10?

I require to dual boot Ubuntu LTS 18.04 along with Windows 10. Which laptop would you recommend to do so? I would need a good community to troubleshoot with, documentation, step-by-step guides to ...
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AMD Quad-Core A10-8700P vs Intel Core i7 5500U

I didn't use any AMD processor before, so things getting confusing for me. Someone is going to gift me a laptop. It has an AMD A10 processor here is the full specification I am a developer, I have ...
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Buying laptop for work under $600

5 years gone since I bought my old laptop. Now I want to buy a new one. With only $600 I'm trying to choose the best for this price(as we all are). Here are my requirements: I don't need a graphic ...
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Whats a good 17 inch work laptop with many cores and a large battery

Because of the nature of my work, I need a laptop with a big screen, 6-8 cores and a large battery. A network port would be good too, if possible. My budget is about 1200-2500$. But the problem is, I ...
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Replacing my daily driver laptop - Considering Dell XPS or cheaper

I'm in the market for a new laptop to replace my aging ASUS model from 2013. I'm looking for a thin and lightweight model, with good battery (let's say minimum 5 hours). I would also like some sort of ...
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Laptop 13 - 14" very mobile fully featured desktop replacement

Broadly speaking I am looking for a very mobile fully featured laptop (kind of a desktop replacement). The same kind of laptop as in my question from 2016. I currently have a customised Lenovo T460s (...
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Recommendation about a laptop

Today my laptop (HP pavillion g6-2209sl equipped with: i3-2370M @2.40GHz, RAM: 4 GB, SSD: 512 GB, AMD Radeon HD 7670M 2GB) has shown some problems, so I need to buy a new one tomorrow. I'd like to buy ...
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USB 3.0 Express Card for Linux

I need a USB 3.0 Express Card with 2 Ports and 34mm width that is compatible with Linux. Additional compatibility with Windows 10 would be great. I already tried „CSL - USB 3.0 Super Speed PCMCIA ...
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A cheap gaming laptop or desktop

These are my requirements: The machine is going to be my main computer, but gaming is the most strenuous activity I'm going to be doing with it. Within gaming, the most strenuous programs I'm going ...
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Laptop with matte screen and non-widescreen aspect ratio

I am looking for laptop with taller screen (i.e. aspect ratio 3:2 or better (4:3, 5:4, whatever... just not 16:9 or 16:10), and matte screen. I found it especially tricky to look for laptops with ...
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Recomendatations on affordable secondhand ultrarugged laptop lines?

I've been wanting to get an ultrarugged laptop for a while, because I need certain features that I have on my desktop, but I also want some level of portability for some projects I'm working on. ...
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Which laptop should I buy for video editing & web browsing & some video games?

I am looking for a laptop for work and study. This laptop must be able to handle: Videoconferences e.g. Zoom or Meet Use Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Fast Internet browsing ...
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Cheapest Mac for Xamarin.iOS development in Visual Studio

Referring to this answer (on stackoverflow) to develop application in Xamarin.iOS using Visual Studio on my Windows 10 PC i will need Mac with requirements listed below (it can be found in this link): ...
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Cheap windows Laptop for browsing Internet and utility

I am currently looking for a cheap windows laptop for browsing the internet, reading emails and some "basic" task, NOTHING FANCY. This laptop is not for myself, but actually for a person ...
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Are there combined USB-C and Thunderbolt Docks with many ports available?

We use various Dell notebooks at the company and now I would like to buy a docking station for my home office. Unfortunately some of the notebooks only have USB-C, while others have Thunderbolt. Also ...
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Hardware set (machine) for Linux noob in 2020 [duplicate]

Should I go for old mac air or similarly priced laptops to run Linux as the sole OS on it? Longevity of the hardware is a concern and screen viewing should be very pleasant to the eyes (=for less eye ...
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Which Windows laptop should I buy for near £250?

I am looking for a potential upgrade to my laptop. I want a Windows 10 machine; something smaller, lighter and more portable than what I now have, preferably with a metal shell. I have a budget of ...
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Budget 2-in-1 for taking lecture notes

I have been searching high and low for a device that I can use the touchscreen capabilities of OneNote without breaking the bank. I really like the Surface 4, but I am not in the financial position ...
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Which business laptop product range would you recommend for the female clientele?

I'm sorry having to ask such a question and hope not hurting anyone, but I'm looking for an alternative to Dell Latitude (E6530, E6520, E6510, E6500) or Dell Precision series. I'm a big fan of those ...
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Durable, low-cost, browsing laptop

I'm looking for a laptop for my wife to use for home use. She primarily needs to browse the web and print documents. I'd like to find a laptop at an excellent price-point that will last a long time. ...
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Which used laptop meets these requirements best?

since there's a plethora of laptops available, which used laptop can you recommend that meets (all of the) following requirements? price around 600€/700$ (or a little more, I might find one in bad ...
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Cheapest fanless Linux Intel laptop with a display 13 inches or larger

Fan sound drives me crazy I want Linux, not Windows nor ChromeOS. I do not need games nor 3D, probably console tty only. Displays smaller than 13" are too small Intel has better Linux support than ARM ...
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USB mouse vs. Bluetooth mouse — less battery drain

Which would drain a laptop battery less, a USB (LED) mouse or a bluetooth mouse? Nothing fancy, just a basic travel 3 button mouse in each case.
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Laptop-shaped device serving as I/O for a desktop PC

When I do computer work at home I prefer to lie down but two factors cause me inconvenience: the weight of the laptop and the need to charge it often. So I wonder if there is a laptop-shaped device ...
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Large monitor for two notebooks (WinPC and Macbook Pro)

I have two notebooks, one is Win10 PC (HDMI), second is Macbook Pro 15 Retina 2015 (HDMI, and two Thunderbolt 2's port). Please recommend: one big monitor (30", 32" or biggest) with the ...
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Detachable AMD Laptops

I'm searching a Windows 10 detachable laptop with the following characteristics removable screen 13'' max 15'' (I'll use it when in travel). laptop should be able to connect to any external monitor (...
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Budget laptop for exams (<150$)?

I would like to buy hundred of very low budget laptops for a programming exam. The requirements are: Screen > 12'' User storage < 100 MB OS POSIX compliant Keyboard Trackpad Wi-Fi Ram > 1 GB ...
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Best laptop to seamlessly remote/stream my desktop PC anywhere in my home

I'm looking for a relatively cheap laptop (under 500 USD) that's thin and light so that I can remote/stream my desktop PC from anywhere inside my home network. I can hardwire into my network from ...
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Laptop with AMD desktop processor and RTX 2080 or better

I have become convinced that the recent top AMD processors are better than Intel for most purposes, so I have started looking for a laptop with an AMD desktop processor and discrete graphics. There ...
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Alternative for Asus EEE PC that supports GNU/Linux out of the box?

Until about 10 years ago, Asus used to build a series of cheap, lightweight laptop called EEE PC, which later got discontinued. I am looking for something similar in terms of price, but with more ...
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Looking for a laptop capable of light gaming and programming for under £1000/$1000

First off: yes there are many questions similar to this, but most of them are very outdated (Most recent I've seen is 2016). I am looking for a laptop for general use, which for me is programming and ...
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Are there laptops with extremely high battery capacity?

I noticed that most laptops have batteries that have under 100 Wh of battery capacity. Usually this is fine and can last for hours if you aren't pushing the machine too hard, but I'm wondering if ...
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Chromebook or laptop for programming

I'm searching a portable machine for programming and I don't know which is the best between laptop and chromebook. Requirements: At least a 5hr life battery I'll run linux (probably ubuntu or lubntu)...
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What benefit would I see with more than 4GB RAM in a Chromebook?

I am in the market for a Chromebook. This will be a second machine, like a Kindle Fire with a keyboard. I'm not imagining any kind of power use at all, just streaming, reading, word processing, ...
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15W (U Series) or 45W (H Series) for intermediate programming?

I am really tired from stutterings and slowings of my 2C/4T 15W Laptop. It has Dual Channel 8GB RAM and a relatively good SSD so I know these are not the bottlenecks. But I'm tired when I upload a ...

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