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This one seems to meet the requirements, i7 and a pretty good gpu.

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had a friend who a year ago did solidworks 3d an entry level solidworks course on his brand new $400 celeron laptop!!!! kinda slow and lagged a lot but it did it.

I just graduated in electrical in december, an atom netbook will do anything you need if an EE. 4mb(1million equation) excel file can be slow, and the harddrive KILLS it. matlab and visual studio could run a little faster on a better computer though.

connected it to a bigger monitor whenever i needed to do something serious, but for me portability and battery >> a few seconds quicker.
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WD BLACK 500gb 7 Pro 64 Samsung LED 1920x1080 10yr logitech 
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Originally Posted by tsm106 View Post
Question, how do I get that ^^ for 900? But from the looks of things he doesn't need that.
Sager NP5160 but it has a GT540m (an OK GPU) but not a quadro. I said and/or didn't I?


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I'd like to recommend him a good investment for the years, not just enough to get by. A SSD would be a huge waste of money and he wouldn't benefit from it at all. Asus and Sager I'd personally avoid due to the reports of reliability issues, so recommending it to a friend wouldn't be nice at all.
What's wrong with Sager? This is the first I've actually heard about problems. Asus I knew had problems with a few of the G series but I thought they moved beyond that.
     
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N450 1.8GHz AC and 1.66GHz batt ASUS proprietary for 1001P GMA3150 (can play bluray now!?) 1GB DDR2 
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160GB LGLHDLBDRE32X Bodhi Linux Fedora LXDE 
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CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel Core m3-6Y30 Intel HD515 8GB 1866DDR3L Micron M600 MTFDDAV256MBF M.2, 256 GB 
CoolingOSOSMonitor
Fanless Win10 Home x64 Kubuntu 16.04 (requires Linux kernel 4.5/4.6) 13.3 inch 16:9, 1920x1080 pixel, AU Optronics A... 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AthlonIIX4 640 3.62GHz (250x14.5) 2.5GHz NB Asus M4A785TD-M EVO MSI GTX275 (Stock 666) 8GBs of GSkill 1600 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
4GBs of Adata 1333 Kingston HyperX 3k 120GB WD Caviar Black 500GB Hitachi Deskstar 1TB 
Optical DriveCoolingOSOS
LG 8X BDR (WHL08S20) Cooler Master Hyper 212+ Kubuntu x64 Windows 7 x64 
OSMonitorPowerCase
Bodhi Linux x64 Acer G215H (1920x1080) Seasonic 520 HAF912 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
N450 1.8GHz AC and 1.66GHz batt ASUS proprietary for 1001P GMA3150 (can play bluray now!?) 1GB DDR2 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSOS
160GB LGLHDLBDRE32X Bodhi Linux Fedora LXDE 
OSOSMonitorKeyboard
Kubuntu SLAX 1280x600 + Dell 15inch Excellent! 
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6 cells=6-12hrs and a charger 1001P MU17 Black 
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