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 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 ...
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Laptop for graphic programming

I am looking for a laptop where I can program with CUDA ( so Nvidia is a must ). At the same time I want to make use of Optimus technology. Hence the processors should have a dedicated grapics chip as ...
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Searching a good Ultrabook for work

I'm looking for a Ultrabook with this characteristics: Essential 8th or 7th generation of CPU. (i5, i7 or amd) Not more than 13"/14" of screen size. Very important the weight... i need to travel ...
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Which Macbook Pro to buy? MID-2012 or MID-2017?

The last known upgradable MBP is mid-2012 release. MBP MID-2012 *2.9GHz I7-3520M up to 3.6GHz *16GB DDR3 1600MHz RAM (Upgrade from 4GB) *128GB SSD (Upgrade from HDD) *1TB HDD (Replaced CD ROM) *HD ...
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Laptop for programming and light gaming under $500?

So. I have yet another question that requires some advice. I've been tasked by my uncle to find a laptop for my cousin sister's senior college years. She has decided to go into IT Software ...
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Laptop with out backdoors and vulnerabilities?

I would like to buy a new laptop now. Privacy and security is my priority. I would like to know if there is already proven backdoors and vulnerabilities of top brands and manufacturers of laptops, ...
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Laptop with a 17" screen which can take a 15.5mm 4tB hgarddrive

That's all. For those who don't know, they get larger capacity by adding more platters to the drive. That makes it physically taller than normal, and most laptops won't accommodate such a drive. I ...
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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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What devices support a 15mm tall 2.5" hdd?

I've bought THIS hard drive for my laptop but didn't notice it as 15mm. I've never seen a laptop that supports a HDD this thick. I've searched in some forums with no success. Is there any recent ...
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What are the cheapest laptops available with the following specifications?

I looking for a new laptop with the following requirements: Under 2000 Candian dollars Touchscreen 15.6" screen Back-lit keyboard i7 series quad core Dedicated graphics card 1TB of storage Win 10 I ...
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What's the best replacement for Intel 1.4/1m/400 478 mobility today?

I have this laptop that my friend trow into my trash. It's a HP Compaq nx6110. It's kinda interesting hardware, many modules you can change, and of course, a very outdated. But I think with a Lubuntu ...
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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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How to buy a notebook without windows preinstalled, no windows key on keyboard, AMD processor NOT Intel, with AMD graphic card?

I searching for a laptop with AMD processor AMD Graphic card, No windows, No windows key on left, SSD (or hybrid SSD+HDD) I pay with Bitcoin up to 3000 USD. Any recommendation? I find not a single ...
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Notebook for developer (Android Studio)

I want to buy notebook for programming. I am Android developer and work in Android Studio. So now I choose between to models Lenovo. Lenovo IdeaPad 520-15IKB (80YL00LXRA) 15.6" IPS (1920x1080) Full ...
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Laptop Suggestions - Long Term Upgrade

I am looking for suggestions for laptops (ultrabooks are also okay, as long as they meet the requirements): The requirements are the following: Intel Kaby Lake "8th" Gen Minimum 16GB, if it can be ...
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Connecting thunderbolt 3 laptops to QHD display?

I am planning to buy a new monitor, QHD resolution (1440p) and 60Hz, for a desktop computer. Ideally, it should also be possible to use the same display with a couple of laptops: A late 2016 XPS 13 (...
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What type of SSDs can be put in this laptop?

I hope this isn't a silly question. I've set my sights on a Lenovo ThinkPad E570. If you click "Configure" on that link, you'll see that you can choose various options for the hard drive. I want a ...
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Looking for Gaming Machine, Laptop or Desktop

I'm looking for desktop/laptop to replace my current one. I have ~$800(based on laptop price) for budget. I like your suggestion on this matter. My laptop choice is: Lenovo y520 i5 7300hq gtx1050 ...
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Best Laptop for 3D Modeling and Numerical Computing

I am a mechanical engineering student and I want to buy a laptop for personal use. I wish to learn to use 3D modelling software like Autodesk Inventor and numerical analysis software like MATLAB on ...
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Looking for a new laptop

I'm looking for a new laptop, better than the one I have got right now. Currently, I have got an Acer with an AMD E2-3800 APU with Radeon(TM) HD Graphics 1.30GHz and 8 GB RAM. I have been looking ...
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I have a DELL leap top from 2015: should I buy a new one or upgrade?

I have a DELL leap top Inspiron 15 3000 Series that I bought to years ago. The RAM memory is 8 GB, The processor model is intel(R)core(TM) iS-4210u cpu@ 1.706GHz 1.60 Ghz. Me main use of this PC is ...
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2-in-1 convertible with numpad, 8 threads and discrete graphics card

I have been looking for a long while now but every product I found had something missing. It's like manufacturers make a product, fix some issues in the next iteration but make something worse; every ...
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2 in 1 expansion cards?

This question will also be on superuser I use a SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO. LTD. NP300E5E-A02US and it's equipped with a single mini PCIe slot currently occupied by a Qualcomm Atheros AR9485WB-EG ...
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Help needed for Hardware Upgrade in order to bring the batch time down by 50%

I have SQL Server Express on my Laptop with following configuration Model: HP 240 (F6Q29PA) Processor:Intel Core I3-3110M CPU@2.4 Ghz RAM : 2GB HDD : 500 GB Windows 7 Enterprise 64 bit OS I run my ...
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Need help on finding a good gaming laptop, within my budget range

So my four year Samsung computer couldn't run games really well such as those MMORPG games running with 10-20 fps, and well optimized game with around 50 fps. I really started to wanting to buy a ...
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Laptop CPU fan replacement

Recently my MSI GE60 2PL cpu fan started rattling and making weird noises as if its blades were touching something.I opened the laptop and removed dust from fan (i removed the fan too to check if ...
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i want to buy a budget laptop for blender

I am new to blender snd I have been using my old laptop but the performance is too bad, so I wanted to change my laptop, so what is the best laptop with better graphics under 90,000 rupees or 1200 us ...
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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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Laptop recommendation

Recommend a laptop which is portable, good display, backlit and ergonomic keyboard in a price range less than 1500$. It should have i7 quad core or higher, 8gb or 16gb ram, 256 gb ssd or more, ...
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anti glare protector for LG Gram 17

LG Gram 17 is very glossy. https://www.notebookcheck.net/LG-Gram-13Z980-A-i5-8250U-Laptop-Review.295858.0.html Is there any anti-glare protector?
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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 ...
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What RAM should I put in my Lenovo Z500?

I want to upgrade my Lenovo Z500 from 6GB to 8GB of RAM, but all the numbers confuse me. What are memory channels? Does dual channel 800 Mhz equal 1600 Mhz? Do I want DDR3 PC3 or PC3L? How many pins? ...

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