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Sat, Feb 16, 2019 at 6:28:31 AM | Advice For New Windows Laptop

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Hello To the group!I would like to hear your advice, tips and suggestions as I am starting to search for a new laptop. I plan to use it for small scale architectural projects using Sketchup + VRay, Archicad and Revit. My budget is limited (800-900 Euro) and this might sound to be not enough, but I don't require very high detail photo realistic renderings. I would like your opinions about the best approach to choose the best machine without exceeding my budget.The characteristics I should look are:1. Processor type2. Processor frequency3. RAM4. Graphic card and memory5. SSD discLooking at the options I have in my country, the more realistic options is to go for 8GB RAM (I can add more RAM in the future) and the processors intel core i7 from 1.8 to 2.7 GHz.For SSD discs I only can get up to 256GB and some machines have a second HHD disc for backup.How would you approach all these characteristics and in what priorities?

Thanks in advance for all your help!

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Mon, Feb 18, 2019 at 9:47:51 AM | Advice For New Windows Laptop

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Hi, a quick input from me:

I bought a used ThinkPad W540 about a year ago through a professional refurb business. It cost me about 750 EUR, the model was a couple of years old and would have costed 3000+ EUR new. It has worked well for the small and medium size projects I've done in Revit so far. For rendering I use the Autodesk cloud service so that has not been an issue for me.

My advice would be find a reliabe refurb business that specialises in reselling used high performance professional laptops and look for one with the specs you want if you want a great machine but don't need the latest model.

Best,

Erik


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Sun, Mar 26, 2023 at 11:39:00 PM | Advice For New Windows Laptop

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Here are a few tips if you want to purchase Laptop For Web Developement:

Set up your Windows account: When you first start your laptop, you'll be prompted to set up your Windows account. This will allow you to access features such as the Windows Store, Cortana, and OneDrive. Make sure to set up a strong password and enable two-factor authentication for added security.

Install important updates: Make sure to check for and install any important updates for your laptop. This will help ensure that your laptop is running smoothly and is protected against any security vulnerabilities.

Install antivirus software: Installing antivirus software is an important step in protecting your laptop against malware and other security threats. There are many options available, including free and paid antivirus software.

Customize your settings: Take some time to customize your laptop's settings to your liking. This could include changing the desktop background, adjusting power settings, and customizing the taskbar and Start menu.

Install your favorite software: Install any software that you use regularly, such as web browsers, productivity apps, or games. You can download these from the internet or from the Windows Store.

Back up your data: It's always a good idea to back up your important data, such as photos, documents, and music. You can use an external hard drive, cloud storage, or a combination of both to keep your data safe.

Explore Windows features: Windows has many features that you may not be aware of, such as virtual desktops, touch screen support, and the Windows Store. Take some time to explore these features to get the most out of your new laptop.

I hope these tips help you get started with your new Windows laptop and make the most of its features and capabilities!


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