Good powerful laptop for a college student that isn’t a “gaming laptop”

Discussion in 'Laptop General Discussion' started by simrank, Apr 19, 2020.

  1. simrank


    Apr 19, 2020
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    • Total budget (in local currency) and country of purchase. Please do not use USD unless purchasing in the US:
-Preferably under $2000 USD

    • Are you open to refurbs/used?
-No, preferably new

    • How would you prioritize form factor (ultrabook, 2-in-1, etc.), build quality, performance, and battery life?
-Performace, battery life, form factor, build quality

    • How important is weight and thinness to you?
-Somewhat important, able to be put into a backpack.

    • Do you have a preferred screen size? If indifferent, put N/A. 
-At least 15 in., no preference for width.

    • Are you doing any CAD/video editing/photo editing/gaming? List which programs/games you desire to run. 
-Gaming, Minecraft, CSGO

    • If you're gaming, do you have certain games you want to play? At what settings and FPS do you want?
-Minecraft and CSGO preferably. Low to medium settings (60 fps minimum for games like CSGO), i’m not picky.

    • Any specific requirements such as good keyboard, reliable build quality, touch-screen, finger-print reader, optical drive or good input devices (keyboard/touchpad)
    simrank, Apr 19, 2020
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