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 for simple tasks and remote work

I have a fairly known and consistent use-case. My laptop does almost no computational work. I do a ton of heavy computational work, but it all happens on big multicore servers which I access/control ...
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Notebook for work and fun

I work with software development and have some games that I want to play. Games like The Witcher 3, Diablo 3: RoS, etc. I live in a hot country, so I need something that won't overheat. Requirements:...
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Laptop for front-end development

I am enrolled in a Front End Developer course that starts in January. I need a laptop for the class. I am trying to decide between a Windows machine or a MacBook Pro. The class info says that either ...
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Is there such a thing as a Schleptop? (small, portable desktop-ish)

I always buy laptops, because I (very rarely) need to work in different locations. Mainly because I prefer computing from my lap, rather than a desk. However, I want to be able to add multiple 3.5" ...
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What is a durable laptop targeting a 10 year lifetime?

It seems these days people (and thus laptop manufacturers) don't care about how long a laptop lasts for, since I guess they don't care how wasteful it is to buy a new one every year or two. Well, I ...
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Notebook for developers

I am a computer science student with specialization in machine learning and I need a new notebook. I work inside most of the time, but I take my notebook to presentations / collaborative development / ...
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Laptop for data science

What are the laptops which are most suited for data scientists and analysts? As we deal with heavy computations and also need to generate visualizations, something which can take the toll of it, ...
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14" Notebook, 32GB RAM (DDR4), trackpoint and matte display

As developer (.NET), I require fast and reliable hardware. I do not care about thickness nor weight (I use such wonderful invention called table to hold my notebook while working!), what I value most ...
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What laptop should I buy? (Web Developer, Linux)

I am a developer, I mostly develop web applications (full stack JavaScript) and websites (mainly WordPress). I use tools like Git, Vagrant (and other kinds of virtualizations), Photoshop, and have a ...
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Laptop for school

I'm looking for a laptop for school. Here is the kind of functionality that I am looking for: Play a few games: such as Minecraft. Somewhat graphics intensive. Video Editing to post to YouTube. ...
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Laptop for programming that meets the listed requirements

I'm looking for a laptop for programming with: Weight: <= 6 pounds Display: 15+ in; Full HD (1920x1080) RAM: 8GB CPU: Quad Core OS: Windows 10 Storage: 256GB SSD GPU: Integrated (preferred) or ...
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USB to Ethernet adapter supporting multiple VLANs [duplicate]

I've tried to "upgrade" my Windows 8.1 Dell Precision M4700 to Windows 10, but Intel Ethernet chipset 82579LM does not support multiple VLANs in Windows 10. I'm looking for an USB to Ethernet adapter ...
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Laptop 13 - 14inch very mobile fully featured desktop replacement

Broadly speaking I am looking for a very mobile fully featured desktop replacement laptop. I currently have Sony Vaio VPCZ138GG (13 inch Full HD screen, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, GeForce GT 330M, DVD ...
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High End Lightweight Laptop

I am looking for a laptop with the following specifications. I have done a lot of searching but can't find anything that meets my requirements. I'm willing to spend $3k, but after that becomes ...
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Seek 14" laptop, touchpad, buttons, Synaptics Touchpad, & trial-able before decision

I have posted an early version of this question and vetted options elsewhere. I am seeking a laptop with requirements that are hard to fulfill are: Real touchpad, not clickpad with depressable ...
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Large screen laptop for software developer

I am a software developer, who's Core I7 laptop suddenly died, and I urgently need a replacement. screen, at least 17" (I like to view code & documentation side by side) Core i7, or better (...
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which laptop suites heavy programming?

I am going to do heavy computing and processing like programming. I am looking for a compatible laptop which has a fast GPU-enabled laptop. CUDA enabled on an NVIDIA GPU. Also, it must have SSD. ...
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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 ...