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Help choosing a laptop for university.

by Joforce / August 7, 2016 12:26 PM PDT

I'm going to university next year and I really need a laptop, because I only have a desktop computer.
I'm not really into laptops and have no ideia what I should get.
I want something medium sized (something easy to carry around, but not large because it needs to go into a backpack, not very heavy and not too small) and it will be used mostly for taking notes, studying and playing some light games (mostly hearthstone).
My budget is around $700 and I live in Portugal.
It can even be a 2-in-1 if you think is a good deal. I also would be interested in something with touchscreen, but is not needed.
Thank you for the help!

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 7, 2016 12:52 PM PDT

If you go for a 2 in 1 the price goes up. Also, the smaller laptops don't mean cheaper.

CNET always gives the XPS 13 a good nod. Look at the non-touch model.

Hearthstone is not a light game.

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You can choose a gaming laptop under the budget
by Eve0621 / August 23, 2016 4:50 PM PDT
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Lenovo ThinkPad 13
by RussellFiola / August 26, 2016 1:42 AM PDT
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