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Laptop with "Thinkpad" like quality

If money is not the issue, go for a Lenovo P50 which is already mentioned in the previous answer. I have one with Xeon E3-1505, 4k display, Samsung 950 SSD, 16GB RAM (ECC DDR4 and you can have 64GB ...
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Laptop for key ceremony?

I think the most useful way to answer this question is to start with the hardest part of the answer and work my way down should have as much open-source firmware or security certifications as ...
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I'm looking for a good general use laptop with a few requirements

Before buying an ASUS laptop, please read this first. -Thanks ArtOfCode for pointing this out. ASUS makes good general use Laptops. I've owned an ASUS laptop a couple generations older than this one ...
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Which Mac should I buy? One with the Nvidia GeForce GT 750M or the latest one with AMD Radeon R9 M370X?

If you plan to work with Nvidia's CUDA framework right away to do some GPU-based computations (neural networks primarily), you should stick with GeForce 750M laptop. However, 750M's memory is only 2&...
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What kind of 8GB RAM Stick works with the Lenovo S210 Touch?

Referring to a manual of your notebook there is one RAM slot (DDR3L 1333/1600) in your device, which can support up to 8GB of memory: But after checking memory modules compatible with your CPU (ARK ...
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Laptop with "Thinkpad" like quality

There are the 2 contenders that I know of: Lenovo ThinkPad P50 HP ZBook 15 G3 Both of these machines match the above requirements and more: Up to QHD displays (P50 offers integrated color ...
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High End Lightweight Laptop

I highly recommend you be a little more lenient. Having said that, check out the Razer Blade. You can find that this was selected as one of the best high end laptops found here: reviews. For just ...
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Smallest but fastest computer?

A product like this is non-existent. Today's component sizes are way bigger than this, so it is not possible to fit those specs into such a small thing.
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What is a durable laptop targeting a 10 year lifetime?

No specific laptop model recommendations, but heres a few tips. If you want the laptop to be able to run most programs made 10 years down the road, you'll want to pick up a newer model than a ThinkPad(...
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high quality finish, 2 in 1 laptop for (remote) college work

My wife is using Lenovo Yoga 3 - 14 (not pro screen below): I bought it with this specs: Intel Core i7-5500U 8 GB (SO-DIMM DDR3, 1600 MHz) 256 GB SSD SATA III 14" FHD IPS Touch Screen Intel HD ...
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Are there laptops with 2xquad-core i7 processors?

It is not possible to run 2 x i7 because they are consumer grade CPUs and do not support multi CPU configurations. I do not believe there is a laptop that can simultaneously use 2 CPUs at once because ...
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Laptop for coding

Since, you're starting out with coding I wouldn't expect you to be using heavy Integrated Developer Environments, like Visual Studio + Resharper which can weigh heavily on the performance of your cpu ...
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Upgrade HDD to SSD for Dell Inspiron 5558

Please note, this is answer is for the Dell Inspiron 15-5558, which hopefully is the same as the OP has. Is my laptop compatible to upgrade to SSD ? Yes, as you can see in the following picture, ...
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Which RAM should I prefer (CL vs PC)?

The "PC" number is a DDR module name, it indicates module's data rate. PC4-17000 modules have 2133 MHz data rate (2133 × 8 ≈ 17000) PC4-19200 modules have 2400 MHz data rate (2400 × ...
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What benefit would I see with more than 4GB RAM in a Chromebook?

I want to mention that there are also models with 8GB of RAM and more options to choose from in the price range between $350 to $1500. I am in the market for a Chromebook. This will be a second ...
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Purchasing a Mac Book Pro 16 inch, trying to figure out how much RAM I will need

There is always a use for more RAM. I always suggest getting the most possible. All depends on the budget. As for the bare minimum I'd recommend: 16GB of RAM Xcode Studio: 8GB recommended Android ...
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Pick the right HDD for an unknown connector on HP 17-cn0021nr laptop motherboard

Its a standard hard drive - what you're missing is a cable that breaks out the ZIF socket to a regular HDD. The Service manual is a great starting point. You're looking for a Hard drive cable L22526-...
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Laptop 13 - 14inch very mobile fully featured desktop replacement

The Macbook Pro The 13 inch MBP fulfills most of your requirements in certain configurations, except for the ethernet port, which none of them have anymore, but can of course be realized with a ...
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Fanless laptop, preferably AMD APU-powered

The HP Stream 14 uses the A4 Micro-6400T APU, which is passively cooled. It is already discontinued, but it can still be found on some sites. It is quite limited in performance and storage, but it is ...
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What is a durable laptop targeting a 10 year lifetime?

I have no specific brand to recommend, but I have a comment on laptop component failure.. One of the main causes of laptop death is the eventual failure of the video cable that passes from the lower ...
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Cheapest Mac for Xamarin.iOS development in Visual Studio

Assuming you have the rest of the hardware/don't mind sharing some with your PC a mac mini would probably be the cheapest option. Why? They're roughly about half the price of the Mac laptop models to ...
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Good Programming and Editing Computer for Under $1000

You might consider the Dell Precision 15 3000 Series. Meets all of your requirements (maybe except for the big screen requirement) The entry level model goes for $999 -- Click Here Some Specs: ...
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Laptop to work with image processing

You have not specified a budget or a technology preference (OpenCL vs CUDA), so I will attempt to run the gamut, with one important inclusion that you did not mention but which I see as fairly ...
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Powerful Laptop with dedicated graphics card

I am currently running an Oryx Pro from System76 and it is serving me very well, I've configured it with: 24GB of DDR4 A 250GB NVMe SSD (+ a 1TB hdd) A GTX 970M Graphics Card And an i7-6700HQ ...
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Which GTX 1060 gaming laptop should I buy?

You might consider the Dell Alienware 15 Laptop for $1,349.99 It runs Windows 10 Home (64bit) Intel i5 6300HQ - CPU 8GB ddr4 - RAM GTX 1060 - GPU (I think its the same as the desktop 1060) 1TB ...
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Need laptop for programming: durable, reliable, fast and long battery life

The Razer Blade Stealth looks insanely good and is the laptop I would definitely buy if I had the money... It will suit all your needs at the price you want, but it might be slightly overkill, however,...
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Powerful non-gaming 17.3'' laptop

As far as something not too garish, and can be configured to meet your specifications, I would suggest the Sager NP3673 6th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-6700HQ Processor 17.3" Full HD Matte Display Intel HD ...
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What hard drive connector is this?

I originally posted this article on: HP laptop/MHV2120BH HDD as a comment. It turns out that the correct connection is/was always there. There was an adapter fitted over the SATA connector, for use ...
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Alienware or Macbook Pro? Which one is worth it?

For overall "OUT OF THE BOX" compatibility you are going to be better off going with a PC. Performance wise comparing the two you will get the following benefits of the base model Alienware laptop ...
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Web development laptop up to 1300 USD

I would suggest going with Lenovo due to ease of maintenance, durability and overall decent build quality. I have found a Lenovo ThinkPad X260 that fits your specifications. Their website claims that ...
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